Tournament Registration Information

Please read the information below regarding entry qualifications and procedures. Meeting entry qualifications and following the necessary procedures will determine whether you compete in the tournament. The contestant is responsible for meeting entry qualifications and providing proof of eligibility within the stated time limit. Questions can be directed to

With the exception of the Open events, all divisions and events at the 81st Goode Water Ski National Championships will be run as a Class E unless the skier chooses Class L during registration. Open events will be Class R.  

Please refer to the official Rule Book (PDF) of the American Water Ski Association for qualifications' requirements. 

Online entry submission is required. USA Water Ski & Wake Sports must receive entries by 12:00 a.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2023, to avoid penalty. Late entries will be accepted online up to one-half hour prior to the scheduled start of the skier’s first event. Entries submitted after Aug. 1, 2023 will include a late fee of $25.00 per 24-hour period or portion thereof. ABSOLUTELY NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE ONE-HALF HOUR DEADLINE PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED START OF THE SKIER’S FIRST EVENT.

ABSOLUTELY NO FAX ENTRIES. If you desire verification of receipt, please refer to the Registration Status Report online.


1 Event: $175; 2 Events: $210; 3 Events: $245; Family of 3: $460* Family additional entries: $90 for each additional family member (each family participant must complete online registration and be a part of a USA-WSWS family membership to be eligible for a family entry). Late Entry: $25.00/day or portion thereof. 

All contestants must register for the National Tournament by web registration no later than one-half hour before the scheduled start of the contestant's first event. If the skier's registration is incomplete or is NOT shown as qualified and fully paid in the online registration system, then they would need to email or present themselves at on-site Registration within the allowable hours as listed below.

No competitor will be permitted to ski in the 2023 Goode Water Ski National Championships tournament unless he or she has signed the Adult/Minor Specific Event Waiver. Signature of parent or guardian is required for a minor entering the tournament.

Registration hours on site will be from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 8; from 45 minutes prior to the start of the first event until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9 through Friday, Aug. 11; and from 45 minutes prior to the start of the first event until 30 minutes prior to the start of the last event on Saturday, Aug. 12.

$25 of the entry fee (per person) is an administration and processing fee and is non-refundable. Late fees are also non-refundable. If you registered for the 2023 Goode Water Ski National Championships, and are you are unable to participate you must submit a cancellation request to USA Water Ski & Wake Sports in writing or by email to prior to the start of your first event. If you do not submit a cancellation request, you will not receive a refund. Cancellation requests will be honored due to lack of qualification or medical with documentation provided. USA Water Ski & Wake Sports will pay refunds within 60 days following the conclusion of Nationals.       

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