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More Information Released On Junior U.S. Open Championships

“The 14th Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Championships will be a two-day/two-round World Record Capability competition with a preliminary and final round. This event is sanctioned by the American Water Ski Association, a sports discipline of USA Water Ski. Current IWWF rules apply in all cases, except as listed herein.

Divisions
There will be four divisions: Boys, Girls, Junior Men and Junior Women.
1. Boys and Girls must have been born in the year 1997 or more recently.
2. Junior Men and Junior Women must have been born between 1992 and 1996 inclusive.

Preliminary round event qualification and seeding
There are no minimum qualifications. Each athlete, even those automatically qualified in overall, must submit two scores per event performed at two separate AWSA Class E or above or IWWF sanctioned Tournaments between May 17, 2013 and May 27, 2014. The following performances may be used: (1) scores posted on USA-WS’ online ranking system at 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from tournaments that fall between the specified dates above (scores posted after 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 28, 2014 are not valid); (2) scorebooks posted on iwwfed.com at 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from tournaments that fall between the specified dates above (scores posted after 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 28, 2014 are not valid); (3) World Junior and U21 Rankings List dated November 1, 2012 to October 31, 2013 or a later ranking list if available and posted as final (as long as the date of the tournament falls within the time period listed above); (4) documentation with a Chief Judge’s signature, performance, date and location; or (5) a copy of an AWSA Official Seeding Record. Please submit proof of performance with entry form. Scores from the latest IWWF Junior and U21 World Ranking Lists posted as final will be used if an entry is submitted without proof of performance.”

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Michael Newth is a Kansas State University waterski alumni. Currently residing in Columbia, MO, Michael helps out the collegiate teams in the area. He's also the current webmaster of AWSA Midwest, MCWSA, and runs the popular ski site whatshouldwecallski.

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