Nationals & Westerns
- Dates & Event Overview
- REGISTER HERE
- About the Host Site
- Accommodation & Travel
- Athlete Check-In
- Ceremonies, Banquet & Meetings
- Eligibility, Rules, Records & Sanctions
- Event Towboat and Equipment
- Schedule & Familiarization
- Communication Platforms & Updates
- Contact Information & Organizing Committee
- COVID - 19 Protocols
Dates & Event Overview
Dates: July 30 – Aug 2, 2021
Location: Lake of KastynStone – Predator Bay Water Ski Club
Site Address: #100 – 48071 – 230 Ave East, Foothills AB, T1S 4A8
FORMAT & HOW IT WILL WORK
- Both Westerns and Nationals will run on the August Long Weekend July 31-August 2.
- Westerns is a 1 Round Event for slalom, trick and jump.
- Nationals is a 1 Round Event for slalom, trick and jump.n (remove the n)
- The goal is every athlete can register and ski in 2 Rounds.
- Western Province athletes have priority to ski in Westerns over non-Western Province skiers. Depending on registrations, athletes from the East can compete in Westerns, for a score, but cannot place at Westerns. So if you are from the East, please register as your intent to compete at Westerns.
- Athletes must have a qualification score for Westerns/Easterns/Atlantics based on the WSWC Rulebook to compete at Westerns. Scores can be from 2019 to current.
- If athletes do not have a qualifying score for Nationals, they can compete in Round 2 (Nationals), only for a score, but cannot place at Nationals. This is dependent on registrations. Please register as your intent to enter Nationals even if you do not have a qualifying score.
- A skier will be able to compete for placement at Nationals if they obtain the qualifying score at Westerns in Round 1.
PRICEEntry fees for WESTERNS1 event $802 events $1003 events $120Entry fees for NATIONALS1 event $802 events $1003 events $120
Practice CASH ONLY $20/set on site
Login to your Water Sports Connect membership account to register for the event. Please see the instructions below.
CLICK HERE to register
About the Host Site
The Predator Bay Water Ski Club is proud to host both the Western Canadian Water Ski Championships and the Canadian National Water Ski Championships on July 30-Aug 2, 2021. Predator Bay is going into its 24th season. The club is proud to have previously hosted 4 Canadian Nationals; 4 Canadian Westerns; multiple Provincial championships; 3 MasterCraft Pro Water Ski Events; and the 2009 World Water Ski Championships.
“We are thrilled to once again be welcoming our nation’s top water ski athletes to Calgary,” said Jeff Daniels, Executive Director, Sport, Culture & Major Events, Tourism Calgary. “Hosting the 2021 Western Canadian Water Ski Championships & the Canadian Water Ski Nationals Championships this summer is welcome news to our live events sector and tourism economy which have both been disproportionately affected by COVID-19. We are pleased to support the Predator Bay Water Ski Club in the delivery of a first-class event which undoubtedly further enhance Calgary’s reputation as Canada’s Ultimate Host City.”
Accommodation & Travel
Major Airport: Calgary International Airport YYC
Rental Car Partner: Enterprise Car Rental
On-Site Lake Parking Charges: None
ACCOMMODATIONS:Here’s your reservation link your guests can use to make reservations:Book your group rate for 2021 Water Ski Western Canadians — https://www.marriott.com/
event-reservations/ reservation-link.mi?id= 1626131240090&key=GRP& app=resvlinkYou will find the information for your online reservation link below. If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. We appreciate your business and look forward to a successful event.Event Summary:2021 Water Ski Western CanadiansStart Date: Friday, July 30, 2021End Date: Tuesday, August 3, 2021Last Day to Book: Wednesday, July 28, 2021Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:Courtyard Calgary South for 149 CAD per nightResidence Inn Calgary South for 169 CAD – 239 CAD per nightBook your group rate for 2021 Water Ski Western Canadians : https://www.marriott.com/ event-reservations/ reservation-link.mi?id= 1626131240090&key=GRP& app=resvlinkMarriott Courtyard Calgary South – $149.00 for our Standard King or Two Queen guestroomsMarriott Residence Inn Calgary South – $169.00 for our Studio Suites (with full kitchens and breakfast included).
Or contact here: contact the properties directly at reservations@marriottcalgary.
com or by phone 587-349-7599 for the Courtyard or 587-349-8633 for the Residence Inn Calgary South.
We are working with Tourism Calgary and they will send us the best rates for hotels in the area. This information will be updated on the EVENT REGISTRATION PAGE and emailed to competitors that register.
Tourism Calgary: CLICK HERE
Date: Friday, July 30 7:30am and Saturday, July 31 7:30am at Predator Bay
Ceremonies, Banquet & Meetings
Officials Meeting: TBD – Predator Bay Water Ski Site
Participant/ PSO Rep Meeting: TBD – Predator Bay Water Ski Site
Awards & Banquet: Awards on Site. No official banquet. BBQ on site, Saturday evening. (TBD)
Eligibility, Rules, Records & Sanctions
RULES, RECORDS & SANCTION
Official Event Rule Book: 2021 IWWF Rule Book & 2021 WSWC Rule Book
Records: WSWC Record Capable Event & IWWF Ranking List
Sanction: WSWC/ IWWF Sanction
All skiers must be a member in good standing with a provincial water ski/wakeboard association in good standing with WSWC, be properly registered and be either a Canadian Citizen or a Canadian permanent resident.
The 2021 Western & Canadian National Water Ski Championships are subject to in-competition testing by the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport. If you have questions about testing procedures or the Canadian Anti Doping Code be sure to consult with the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport on their website at www.cces.ca or via phone at 1-800-672-7775.
Schedule & Familiarization
Date: Friday, July 30
Time: 8am – 2pm
Cost: $20 / set – you can familiarize only once for each event you are registered for
Familiarization Procedure(s): A set is defined as: For SLALOM – 4 passes or 2 falls, for JUMP – 2 jumps, for TRICK – 4 passes or 2 falls. Familiarization – FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED – $20 CASH ONLY
How: First come, first served by booking sets online. Booking link will be emailed to competitors.
*Booking link will be posted soon!
SCHEDULE – UPDATED
Friday, July 30th Practice for Westerns & Nationals 8am-2pm Friday, July 30th Westerns Round 1 3pm – 6pm Saturday, July 31st Westerns Round 1 7am – 6pm Saturday, July 31st Awards & BBQ on Site 6pm Sunday, August 1st Nationals Round 1 8am-6pm Sunday, August 2nd Nationals Round 1 8am – 5pm Monday, August 2nd Awards on Site End of day
Communication Platforms & Updates
WATER SKI CANADA
Contact Information & Organizing Committee
Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada
Predator Bay Water Ski Club
Office Staff Lead: Kyle Hunter Kyle@wswc.ca
Event Registration: Katie Bice Katie@wswc.ca
Chief Driver: Russ Dickson Russ.email@example.com
COVID - 19 Protocols
Atlantics2021 ATLANTICSLocation: Butler LakeDates: July 24.Registration: COMING SOON
*You must hold an active membership to register for the event
Easterns2021 EASTERNSLocation: Spray LakeDates: July 23-25Registration: OPEN – Water Sports Connect (link in bio)
*You must hold an active membership to register for the event**BULLETIN COMING SOON
CLICK HERE for more information