Final Day Underway At 81st Goode Water Ski Nationals

The 81st annual Goode Water Ski National Championships concluded Saturday at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla. More than 500 water ski athletes from across the United States competed for national titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall in respective age divisions and two Open divisions during the four-day tournament that was held Aug. 9-12.


Advancement to the world’s largest three-event water ski tournament was primarily earned through placement on the national rankings list. Athletes also could qualify by placing in the top-five in the previous year’s event or at respective 2023 regional championships.

The American Water Ski Association, a sport discipline organization of USA Water Ski & Wake Sports, and the Ski Club of the Palm Beaches hosted the tournament. 

Saturday’s (Day 4) National Champions

Men 4 Slalom: TBD, TBD; Men 2 Slalom: TBD, TBD; Women 1 Slalom: TBD, TBD; Men 3 Slalom: TBD, TBD; Women 2 Slalom: TBD, TBD; Women 1 Tricks: TBD, TBD; Women 6 Tricks: TBD, TBD; Women 4 Tricks: TBD, TBD; Women 3 Tricks: TBD, TBD; Men 3 Tricks: TBD, TBD; Open Men Tricks: TBD, TBD; Women 2 Tricks: TBD, TBD; Men 2 Tricks: TBD, TBD; Open Men Jump: TBD, TBD; Men 1 Jump: TBD, TBD; Men 4 Jump: TBD, TBD; Women 4 Jump: TBD, TBD; Women 3 Jump: TBD, TBD; Men 4 Overall: TBD, TBD; Men 2 Overall: TBD, TBD; Women 1 Overall: TBD, TBD; Men 3 Overall: TBD, TBD; Women 2 Overall: TBD, TBD; Women 6 Overall: TBD, TBD; Women 4 Overall: TBD, TBD; Women 3 Overall: TBD, TBD; Open Men Overall: TBD, TBD; and Men 1 Overall: TBD, TBD.


The first national championships was held in 1939 at Jones Beach in Long Island, N.Y. Except for three years during World War II (1942-1944), the Nationals has been held every year since 1939.

Sponsors of the GOODE Water Ski National Championships