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2020 Barefoot Nationals Schedule Available

By Scott N. Atkinson | April 03, 2020, 12:55 p.m. (ET)

The schedule of events for the 43rd Barefoot Water Ski National Championships is now available. The Nationals is scheduled for Aug. 20-23 on Action Water Sports’ Lake Grew in Polk City, Fla.

View and download the schedule (PDF).

Nearly 100 barefoot water ski athletes are expected to compete in respective divisions for titles in wake slalom, tricks, jumping and overall during the four-day event. 

The wake slalom event consists of athletes crossing the boat wake as many times as possible in two 15-second passes (one pass in the forward position and one pass in the backward position). Tricks competitors perform as many tricks as possible in two 15-second passes. Jumpers, who are each allowed three attempts, go for distance while leaping off an 18-inch ramp.