Pangaea Tournaments July 1st and 2nd

Running Orders and Official Assignment are now available.  Please review where you are in the running order and if you are assigned to any work positions.  Please contact David Allen allendbj@comcast.net if you have questions or issues.

Saturday
http://www.waterskiresults.com/Tournament/23E032/SlalomRunningOrderSaturday.pdf
http://www.waterskiresults.com/Tournament/23E032/OfficialAssignments-Saturday-23E032.pdf

Sunday
http://www.waterskiresults.com/Tournament/23E033/SlalomRunningOrderSunday.pdf
http://www.waterskiresults.com/Tournament/23E033/OfficialAssignments-Sunday-23E033.pdf

 

2023 Eastern Regionals and More!

I’m happy to announce that the 2023 Eastern Regionals will be held at The Pond at Avon (CT) from July 26-29.  The appointed officials are (Chief Judge) David Knight, appointed judges:  Ralph Hall, Evan Robbins, Chip Jones, George Vosburgh, Bill Cirilli; (Chief Driver) Matt Byrne, appointed drivers:  Doug Robbins, Dan Warner, Cole Maurer; (Chief Scorer) Dave Allen, appointed scorers:  Tonya Maurer, Becky Bartlett; (Chief Safety) Leda Carpenter, (Assistant Chief Safety) John Wilkins; (Aspiring Official) Scott Bellefeuille.

The Eastern Region’s appointed officials for the 2023 Nationals are (currently):  Ralph Hall, David Knight, Bill Cooper* (if no additional ER judges volunteer), Doug Robbins, Becky Bartlett, Dave Allen.  TG Powell was selected by the AWSA President to be Chief Scorer at  Nationals!

I’m also excited to announce that the 2024 Eastern Regionals will be held at Timberlake (VA), and the 2025 Eastern Regionals will be held at The Pond at Avon.  On behalf of the Eastern Region, I’d like to express thanks and appreciation to the Old Farms Skiers and Timberlake.

Top 10 things you should know about the RADAR Skis 2022 Eastern Region Water Ski Championships

1) All the details can be found at skitimberlake.com
2) Early Registration Ends on Friday 7/8. Please register this week to avoid the $30 late fee.
3) Here’s the schedule of events:

4) Practice is filling up, so book your set today.
Timberlake Onsite: HERE
or during the day on tournament days at
Lake Holly: HERE
5) Competition will begin at 8am each day. Breakfast will be provided 7am to 8am for early risers at the Powell’s House. Thanks to our hospitality sponsor Concierge Pet Medicine.
6) Juniors Luau Party will be Wednesday Evening on the Timberlake beach. Catered by Freekin’ Rican. Sponsored by Drainfield Solutions
7) Skiers Dinner on Friday Evening – All Skiers, Friends and Family are invited – Sponsored by Drainfield Solutions. There will be some very special presentations that you will not want to miss.
8) Plenty of Free parking is available on Timberlake Drive, with an Equipment drop-off area at the dam sponsored by Lohr’s Lake Skiers. Limited VIP parking is available near the Peace Love and WaterSkiing start dock for $20 with all proceeds benefiting ER Jr. development. Reserve a spot now at VIP PARKING
9) Stop by the vendor tents. Fine Designs will have custom apparel available and Peace Love and Water Skiing will have skier necessities.
10) A professional photographer JSH FOTO will be capturing images of all competitors. Juniors will receive one free photo sponsored by Virginia Water Ski Federation, and all photos will be available for purchase on the web.

2022 NESS to kick off this weekend with two tournaments

The biggest Northeast Slalom Series ever will kick off June 25 with two tournaments in one day at Avon and Wolfeboro.

The 2022 NESS season has expanded to seven states and 11 stops leading up to the Sept. 3 NESS finals at Pangaea, making it the largest schedule in the series’ history. The increased schedule will give more opportunities to more skiers, and create a larger cash-prize purse at the finals.

“The NESS has been a really great series, but it’s time to supercharge it,” said Dana Hinman, who has come on board this year as the series’ lead director. “This year’s cash-prize purse is definitely going to be an attention grabber.”

The registration fee is $25 for adults, while juniors are free.  To register, adults send $25 to the Old Farms Skiers (fiscal agent for NESS), via either PayPal (@oldfarmsskiers) or Venmo (@oldfarmsskiers). Juniors only need to email dana@hinmaninc.com. The adults will compete for a cash-prize, while juniors will compete for trophies.

The 2022 Northeast Slalom Series is sponsored by Hinman, Inc., h2oproshop, Avon Old Farm Skiers, and Cadillac Hill Carpentry, Radar Skis, and MacCallum’s Boathouse. More information at waterskitheeast.com.

2022 NESS Schedule

  • 6/25 – Avon
  • 6/25 – Wolfeboro
  • 7/2 – Pangaea
  • 7/3 – Pangaea
  • 7/9 – Johns Lake
  • 7/16 – Avon
  • 7/20-23 – Regionals
  • 7/30 – Mass. States
  • 8/20 – Wolfeboro
  • 8/21 – Dubes
  • 8/28 – Montpelier
  • 9/3 – Pangaea/NESS Finals

Travel Plans for the RADAR Skis 2022 Eastern Regionals

Don’t delay in making your hotel reservations.
We have negotiated a special rate of $94 at the Tru by Hilton Thornburg hotel (31 miles, 45 min. drive)

The room will need to be booked no later than June 19th in order to secure the room block rate.

Mention the unique code TWS when making your reservation or book online using this LINK
6524 Dominion Raceway Ave, Woodford, Virginia, 22580 ph 804-606-9222

For more tournament details and other lodging options visit skitimberlake.com

For camping options, please contact Lewis Fields at LFDoozie@gmail.com

Senior 3-Event Officials Needed for International Events

Senior 3-Event Judges, Drivers, and Scorers are needed for the following 2022 international events:

Jr. US Open in Sacramento, CA in June

Jr. World Championships, date and site TBD.

35+ World Championships 9/12-18 in Bauerech, France

Pan Am Championships, date and site TBD

World Games in Birmingham, AL.

Anyone interested please contact Hutch Haines hutch@avonselfstorage.com or Doug Robbins drobbins@teleplexinc.com

2021 Northeast Slalom Series finals field set

With the final stop of the 2021 Northeast Slalom Series in the books (VT States results here), the field for the Sept. 4 head-to-head finals at Pangaea is set.

Here are the brackets:

ADULTS
1) Dan Warner 110.75 (2.75@39)
8) Zach Carpenter 93.5 (3.5@35)

2) Becky Bartlett 84 (6@28)
7) Justin Campfield 95.25 (5.25@35)

3) Dana Hinman 103 (1@39)
6) Scott Behner 98 (2@38)

5) Scott Bellefeuille 100.5 (4.5@38)
4) Matt Byrne 97.5 (1.5@38)

JUNIORS
1) Aaron Bartlett 80 (2@32, 32mph)
4) Addy Byrne 54 (6@15, 28.6mph)

2) Zoe Carpenter 87 (3@35, 32 mph)
3) Tia Byrne 80.5 (2.5@32, 32mph)

Each skier is skiing against their own handicap, with the skier in each bracket that does the best against their handicap advancing. For example, if Becky Bartlett were to score 2@32 (+2 above her handicap), while Justin Campfield scored 5@35 (.25 below his handicap), Becky would advance.

Adults will be competing for a cash-prize purse of nearly $1,000, while juniors will be competing for trophies.

The 2021 Northeast Slalom Series is sponsored by h20proshop.com and Hinman Builders.