2017 Junior Masters Criteria Three-Event

  1. Defending 2016 Junior Masters Champions in slalom, tricks, jump and overall.
  2. Champions of the 2016 74th Goode National Water Ski Championships in the Boys 3 and Girls 3 divisions in slalom, tricks, jump and overall.
  3. Champions of the 2016 Junior U.S. Open Championships in slalom, tricks, jump, and overall.
  4. The top five ranked skiers on the final 2016 IWWF Junior World Ranking List in slalom, tricks and jump.
  5. The top three ranked skiers on the final 2016 IWWF Junior World Overall ranking list as well as the fourth and fifth ranked skiers provided they are already qualified in at least two events.
  6. The Champions of the multi-round, Last Chance Qualifier, in the Junior Division for slalom, trick and jump, NOT already invited to the Masters. The LCQ will be held on May 19-21, 2017 at Sunset Lakes, 3018 No Wake Lane, Groveland FL 34736.
    • Each LCQ Division winner (Slalom, Trick, and Jump) will receive a Masters invitation, providing that the winning score equals or exceeds the following benchmark scores*:
  • Junior Men Slalom – 2.5 @ 10.75 meters
  • Junior Men Tricks – 8,425 points
  • Junior Men Jump – 51.90 meters
  • Junior Men Overall – 2,294.61 points
  • Junior Women Slalom – 3 @ 11.25 meters
  • Junior Women Tricks – 7,245 points
  • Junior Women Jump – 42.25 meters
  • Junior Women Overall – 2,615.51 points
  • Any ties for first place will first be broken by the next highest round score(s); any remaining ties will be a run-off.
  • Only the first place event winner will receive a Masters invitation, e.g., no additional Masters LCQ invitations will be issued to the second place or subsequent finishers.

*Benchmark scores are set after the finalized World Ranking List is published for October 2016.

  1. To qualify, an athlete must be 17 years of age or younger as of December 31st, 2016.
  2. If a junior aged skier qualifies for pro level masters and junior master, he/she must decide which level to ski. After the decision to ski at the pro level is made, if they qualify in both again they must compete in the pro level.

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2017 Junior Masters Criteria Wakeboard

  1. Defending Junior Pro Men Wakeboard Champions of the 2016 Junior Masters
  2. Junior Pro Men Wakeboard Champions of the 2016 WWA Wakeboard National Championships
  3. Junior Pro Men Wakeboard Champions of the 2016 Nautique European Pro Am
  4. Junior Pro Men Wakeboard Champions of the 2016 WWA World Championships
  5. Junior Pro Men Wakeboard Champions of the 2017 Junior Moomba Masters
  6. Junior Pro Men Wakeboard Champions of the 2017 Nautique Wake Open
  7. Top (4) four finalists of the 2016 Junior Pro Men’s Wakeboard Nautique Wake Series ranking list
  8. To qualify, an athlete must be 18 years of age or younger as of December 31st, 2016.

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2017 Pro Masters Criteria Men’s & Women’s Wakeboard & Pro Men’s Wakeskate

  1. Defending Pro Men and Women Wakeboard and Pro Men Wakeskate Champions of the 2016 Nautique Masters.
  2. Pro Men and Women Wakeboard and Pro Men Wakeskate Champions of the 2016 WWA Wakeboard National Championships.
  3. Pro Men and Women Wakeboard and Pro Men Wakeskate Champions of the 2016 Nautique European Pro Am.
  4. Pro Men and Women Wakeboard and Pro Men Wakeskate Champions of the 2016 Nautique WWA World Championships.
  5. Pro Men and Women Wakeboard Champions of the 2017 Moomba Masters.
  6. Pro Men and Women Wakeboard and Pro Men Wakeskate Champions of the 2017 Nautique Wake Open.
  7. Top (8) eight finalists of the 2016 Pro Men’s Wakeboard Nautique Wake Series ranking list.
  8. Top (6) six finalists of the 2016 Pro Women’s Wakeboard Nautique Wake Series ranking list.
  9. Top (5) five finalists of the 2016 Pro Men’s Wakeskate Nautique Wake Series ranking list.

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2017 Pro Masters Criteria Three-Event Waterski

  1. Defending Open Men and Women Champions of the 2016 Masters in slalom, tricks and jump.
  2. IWWF approved current World Record Holders as of February 1, 2017 in slalom, tricks and jump.
  3. SLALOM: The top seven (7) ranked Open Men and Women listed on the final 2016 IWWF Elite Ranking List for slalom.
  4. JUMP: The top six (6) ranked Open Men and Women listed on the final 2016 IWWF Elite Ranking List for jump.
  5. TRICK: The top six (6) ranked open men and women listed on the final 2016 IWWF World Ranking List for trick.
  6. Champions of the following Masters approved tournaments:
    • 2017 Moomba Masters
    • 2016 Vladimir Filin Memorial
    • 2016 Malibu Open
    • 2016 Stokes Pro Am
    • 2016 Sentosa Night Jump
    • 2016 Canadian Open – Men’s Slalom & Jump Only
    • 2016 California Pro Am
    • 2016 Nautique U.S. Open
    • 2016 King of Darkness
  1. The Champions of the Masters, multi-round, Last Chance Qualifier, in the Open Division for slalom, trick and jump, NOT already invited to the 58th Masters. The LCQ will be held on May 19-21, 2017 at Sunset Lakes, 3018 No Wake Lane, Groveland FL 34736.
    • Each LCQ Division winner (slalom, trick and jump) will receive a Masters invitation, providing that the winning score equals or exceeds the following benchmark scores*:
  • Open Men’s Slalom: 4.5 @ 10.25 meters
  • Open Women’s Slalom: 2.5 @ 10.75 meters
  • Open Men’s Tricks: 11,305 points
  • Open Women’s Tricks: 9,320 points
  • Open Men’s Jump: 67.45 meters
  • Open Women’s Jump: 54.05 meters
  • The highest single round LCQ Division score will be used to determine the winner of each event.
  • Any ties for first place will first be broken by the next highest round score(s); any remaining ties will be a run-off.
  • Only the first place event winner will receive a Masters invitation, e.g., no additional Masters LCQ invitations will be issued to the second place or subsequent finishers.

*Benchmark scores are set after the finalized World Ranking List is published for October 2016.

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