Registration Now Open
Atlanta, Georgia (April 21, 2017) - Action Event Group, LLC announced today that registration for the 2017 Georgia Wake Series is now open at www.gawakeseries.com. The Series is now one month away, opening as a weekender, with a return visit to a private lake in Rome on Saturday, May 20th followed by Terminus Wake Park on Sunday, May 21st. The Georgia Wake Series website has now been updated containing online registration, event information, class breakdowns and more. Visit the site and register for the upcoming season with the new and improved registration page. Sign up for all events and save!
Given the more balanced 2017 series, we will crown state champions in boat and cable in addition to the coveted overall tour champion for each division. In order to ensure fairness across-the-board, a rider will only be eligible for the overall championship in the highest division in which he or she has participated. For example, a rider competing in Advanced in the boat events, but Intermediate at the cable events, will be eligible for the overall tour championship in the Advanced division. We encourage everyone to ride in the class that suits his or her abilities and challenges his or her riding.
The points scale for 2017 has been revised in order to allow riders to advance classes throughout the year and remain competitive for the championships. Our goal has been and will continue to be providing a fun yet competitive environment that promotes and encourages riders to progress throughout the season. We believe that our revamped scoring system does just that by encouraging riders to advance and challenge themselves while still providing an opportunity in the higher class's standings. Visit the website for more information on classes, rules, and points.
The 2017 Series is thankful for the continued support from WaterSports Central / MasterCraft, Pull Watersports / Tige, Ambush Board Co, Buywake.com, Georgia Wakeboard Lessons, Terminus Wake Park, CWB Board Co., PTM Edge and Oakley, and thrilled with our new partners, Skip Hill & Associates, Hyperlite and Spect Eyewear! Thanks to these sponsors, we are able to provide some incredible prizes and giveaways including:
- $4,000 Open Pro/Am total series purse
- Over $8,000 worth of Ambush Board Co. Gift Cards to be awarded to podium finishers
- One Complimentary 2018 Georgia Wakeboard Lessons Boot Camp enrollment
- One 2018 CWB Regional Sponsorship
- One Hyperlite VIP Experience: ride with the Hyperlite pros, learn how boards are constructed and more!
Giveaways from PTM, Oakley, Spect Eyewear, CWB, Terminus Wake Park, Pull Watersports, and more to be announced...
Bottom line: Start stretching, shake off that winter coat and get ready. With all the prizes, bragging rights, and cash that the Georgia Wake Series is known for on the line, the 2017 Georgia Wake Series is set for an even better season!
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About Action Event Group, LLC
Action Event Group is an event planning and marketing company with one mission in mind - to provide a comprehensive experience. Founded in 2015, the Action Event Group found a need in small market competitions, especially on the amateur level. With over a half of a century of combined experience, Action Event Group's leadership and staff provide the best services in the industry.
About Wakefest GA
WakeFest is Georgia's largest grassroots wakeboard tournament. Taking place in Albany, Georgia on Lake Chehaw, WakeFest is coordinated entirely for the benefit of those in need in the local community. As 501(c)(3) organization, WakeFest GA, Inc. is a tax exempt organization and operates exclusively for charitable purposes.
About the WWA
The World Wakeboard Association is the global leader in wake sports sanctioning. The WWA owns and operates the WWA Wakeboard World Series, WWA Wake Park World Series, WWA Wakeboard National Championships, WWA Wake Park National Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Championships, WWA Wake Park World Championships, WWA Wake Park Triple Crown, WWA Evolution Pro Series, WWA Pro Card and WWA Rider Experience. With 27 affiliate countries worldwide, the WWA is a rider-formed organization dedicated to promoting and growing wake sports worldwide. It is the leading source for riders, event organizers and competitive standards. For more information on the WWA and its events, check out www.thewwa.com