To mark the 60th Anniversary of the Peoples Republic of China at the International Aquatic Carnival in the City of Liuzhou, the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) will present the next stop of the successful World Cup series in a truly spectacular location. This will all take place over this weekend:?October 1st – 3rd.
Located 727km west of Hong Kong in China, the City of Liuzhou with its 2100 year history, will host a World Cup Stop for the very first time.
Surrounded by rolling hills, mountains and caves, the river site will stage JUMP and WAKEBOARD.?
As this event will fall within a national holiday period and will form part of a major Watersports Festival, our World Cup athletes will be on center stage !
It is anticipated that the Finals will be broadcast nationally by Central China TC (CCTV) to millions in the country.
The entry lists of Wakeboard Riders and Waterski Jumpers is one of the most impressive to date. With 33 Riders plus 20 Jumpers, a total of 17 countries will be represented. These will include Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Republic of South Africa, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand and USA.
The World Cup Timetable is as follows :
October 1 - Thursday
20.00hrs - International Aquatic Carnival Opening Ceremony
October 2 - Friday
09.00hrs - Wakeboard Women Semi-Finals
10.30hrs - Wakeboard Men Quarter-Finals
14.30hrs - Jump Women Semi-Finals
16.10hrs - Jump Men Semi-Finals
18.00hrs - World Cup Press Conference
October 3 - Saturday
10.30hrs - Wakeboard Men Semi-Finals
13.30hrs - Official World Cup Opening Ceremony
14.05hrs - World Cup Wakeboard Women Finals
15.00hrs - World Cup Wakeboard Men Finals
15.53hrs - World Cup Jump Women Finals
16.05hrs - World Cup Jump Men Finals
17.10hrs - World Cup Award Ceremony
17.50hrs - World Cup Press Conference
MasterCraft is the official towboat sponsor for the 2009 World Cup.
To learn more about this World Cup Stop, visit:
China World Cup