IWWF approved the software application “Video Tape Measure” to measure jump distances. Video Tape Measure runs on Windows 10. It accepts either standard definition or high definition video streams and employs the same concepts as Bob Corson’s Video Jump and Splasheye, so current jump grids can use this new program without any modification to the site. A minimum screen resolution of 1920×1080 is required but can run on laptops with less screen resolution use it on an HDMI-attached external monitor. Video Tape Measure includes an easy-to-use personal video recorder if a jump is missed. One grid is displayed at a time with the ability to switch between four grid setups. You need to furnish your own video capture device – see the discussion in the built-in manual for which capture devices work well with Video Tape Measure and which ones don’t. Video tape Measure can be used for 3-event, barefoot, and sit ski jumping.
The program can be downloaded from the TC Resources webpage in the Slalom, Tricks, and Jump Skiing discipline on the USA Water Ski & Wake Sports website.
To download the program directly here: https://www.teamusa.org/-/media/USA_Waterski/Disciplines/3-Event-Water-Skiing/Technical-Controllers-Resources/VTMv1_0_0.zip?la=en&hash=18DE9E1F3486D9B5B9CF024915A88ED19B720DF7
Check out all the actions from this year’s water ski Nationals!
Access the full Archive here: 2020 Goode Water Ski National Championships
(HINT – look for “Webcast Archives” in the list on the left.)
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First I would like to thank all those that made the Eastern Regional AWSA Tournament possible. Thanks to all of the officials and especially the Avon Old Farm Skiers for doing such a great job hosting the event.
For those skiers who were unable to attend Regionals due to the Connecticut travel restrictions, you may still be able to attend the 2020 National Water Ski Championships. If you are otherwise qualified and wish to participate at Nationals and were coming from a state on the CT “hot list”, please contact Jim Powell, Eastern Region EVP.
Thanks to the Old Farm Skiers in Avon, CT for hosting our 2020 Eastern Regionals and providing a venue for such great performances!
TOMMY KELLY, JR. MEMORIAL AWARD
This award is presented to the best overall male and female skier in the Eastern Regional Tournaments based on total NOPS score.
AL TYLL AWARD
For the highest score in Tricks at the Eastern Regionals
TINY RICHARDS MEMORIAL AWARD
This award is presented to the judge who displays the most skill, knowledge and dedication to the sport of water skiing.
JAMES G. SYLVESTER MEMORIAL TROPHY
This award is presented to the individual demonstrating the highest degree of sportsmanship and integrity in the sport of water skiing.
Congratulations to our award recipients!
Alert for those coming to the Eastern Regional event this week in CT:
1) Please review the CT COVID19 Travel Restrictions. Of the 31 states 3 are from the east region (VA, MD, DE). Please review the information and adhere to the CT guidelines around testing. Any questions reach out to email@example.com https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/Covid-19-Knowledge-Base/Travel-In-or-Out-of-CT
2) Review print sign and drop off the COVID waiver to the collection table located on the lawn in front of the dock. https://www.oldfarmsskiers.com/2020-eastern-regional-championships/
3) There will be a food truck on site on Thursday Friday Saturday from 7.30am through the afternoon.
4) Thursday and Friday nights we will have dinner served on site that is at no cost to those partaking.
5) See the Avon webite for information about practice. Practice will be available after the events on Thursday and Friday. https://www.oldfarmsskiers.com/2020-eastern-regional-championships/
Wishing everyone safe travels and great scores at this year’s event.
For those heading to Regionals and Nationals, please note:
The Rules Committee has made an Interpretation regarding 3.03F3 and F4
Interpretation: A skier who is Open qualified but also 35+ may ski for Overall in the Masters Division, if overall Masters qualified, as an age division skier as defined in Rule 3.03F3 and F4. This Interpretation applies ONLY to the Masters Division.
Hello Eastern Region Friends!
I hope everyone is getting out on the water and enjoying the summer.
In the interest of reducing the spread of the Corona virus and for everyone’s safety, we’ll be holding a virtual ER summer meeting.
We’ll be making use of the USA Water Ski and Wake Sports GoToMeeting and we’ve scheduled the meeting for:
Tuesday July 28th at 7pm
Since this is a virtual meeting, you should be able to attend by phone or computer from virtually anywhere.
Help make the 2020 Nationals more visible than ever. We want to share our sport with the world and let those who are unable to travel see their friends and family compete.
* two separate webcasts
* 3 cameras per lake plus
* stream to Youtube
* two announcers
* seated at the brand new announcer desk
Check out the Go Fund Me, setup by AWSA President Jeff Surdej.
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AWSA Update via video
Here are links referenced in the video
Use this form to submit a request to be reimbursed for your sanction fees and first-time participates of any of …
Nationals Attendance Survey
Jr US Open Registration
AWSA Social Distancing Guidelines