Our Mission

To put on the best World Water Ski Show Tournament in conjunction with the Centennial Celebration of the sport that further confirms Central Florida’s Polk County the “Water Ski Capital of the World”.  Additionally, highlighting the importance of this sport/industry to our community.

Organizational Overview


The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF)

Event Managers

Visit Central Florida & Central Florida's Sports Marketing.

Host Federation

USA Water Ski and Wake Sports


Visit Central Florida is serving as the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) coordinating with USA Water Ski and Wake Sports and the Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team as well as local resources throughout the Southern Region.

Visit Central Florida

Mark Jackson

Director of Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing
Central Florida Sports Marketing

Neal Duncan

Senior Sales & Events Manager
Central Florida Sports Marketing

Ryan Buckley

Our Mission "Provide world-class competition and entertainment, while raising awareness for
Central Florida Sports Marketing

Shauna Pasanen

Social Media & Creative Coordinator
USA Water Ski & Wake Sports

Nate Boudreaux

USA-WSWS Executive Director
USA Water Ski & Wake Sports

Jennifer Walker

USA-WSWS Membership Marketing
National Show Ski Association

Roger Olson

Chair of NSSA Rules & International Committee
National Show Ski Association

Wendy Petzold

Southern Region Director of NSSA
City of Winter Haven

Julie Adams

Parks, Recreation and Culture Department Director
City of Winter Haven

Marissa Barnes

Special Events & Marketing Coordinator
Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team

Dave Dershimer

Director on CGWST
Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team

Mark Voisard

Vice President of CGWST

Have Questions? Call Us +1 (863) 551-4750

Welcome to Polk County, Florida’s Sweetest Spot for epic outdoor adventures, incredible eats and Sunshine State attractions!