Central Arkansas Hosts Jr US Open Water Ski Championships This Weekend


Little Rock, Ark. – USA Water Ski and the American Water Ski Association are pleased to announce the 15th annual Lake Dwellers Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Championships will be held June 13-14, 2015, at Bullneck Lake in Scott, Arkansas. For the second consecutive year the Bullneck Lake Water Ski Club, located just outside of Little Rock, will host the event.

The two-round, world-record capability event will feature Men and Women (ages 17 to 21) and Boys and Girls divisions (ages 16 and under). Many of the world’s top junior water ski athletes will compete for titles in slalom, trick, jump and overall.

Among the most anticipated events are the men’s slalom where top ranked U21 skiers, KC Wilson (USA), ranked no. 1 in the world, and Dane Mechler (USA), ranked no. 3 in the world, are expected to battle it out.

“Bullneck Lake is proud to bring world-class water skiing back to central Arkansas, and we are excited to share Little Rock’s historic downtown River Market with athletes and fans from around the world,” said Scott Greenwood, president of the Bullneck Lake Ski Club. “Bullneck Lake is already building on the energy and excitement from this past year as we continue to elevate the prestige of the Junior U.S. Open and highlight the talent of our 
amazing junior skiers.”

The American Water Ski Association is one of nine sport discipline organizations affiliated with USA Water Ski, which was formed in 1939 as a non-profit organization promoting water skiing in the United States. USA Water Ski is affiliated with the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (world governing body) and is recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and Pan-American Sports Organization as the national governing body of organized water skiing and wakeboarding in the United States.

Saturday preliminary rounds run from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Finals run Sunday from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. Hospitality tents provided by Lake Dwellers and MasterCraft Boats. Admission and parking is free to the public.

Concessions provided on site: Bullneck Lake, 1204 Mourot Road, Scott, AR 72142

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