USA Water Ski is pleased to announce that it will hold the inaugural USA Water Ski GrassRoots National Championships on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at Lake Grew in Polk City, Florida. Lake Grew, a world-record capability water ski venue, is adjacent to the American Water Ski Educational Foundation’s Water Ski Hall of Fame and USA Water Ski headquarters. Any water ski (slalom and tricks) athlete or barefoot (slalom and tricks) water ski athlete who has participated in a GrassRoots Series event in 2010 is eligible to compete in the event. A GrassRoots Fun Day, in which participants will have the opportunity to ski with a professional water ski athlete will be held at the same site on Sunday, Sept. 19.
Not only will this be an amazing tournament with the chance to compete against the top GrassRoots competitors, but there will be so much more! During the day Saturday, there will be food, a DJ, 20' water slide, and games like corn hole and hill billy golf! Saturday night's banquet will have catering by Smokin Jim's BBQ, Margaritas, and a Fondue fountain! Sunday, participants will have the opportunity to ski with professional water ski athletes Scot Ellis and Alex Lauretano, as well as barefoot athlete Keith St. Onge and have posters for autograph signing! Lunch will be catered by Moe's! Raffles and giveaways all weekend! You won't want to miss this tournament!