The largest and most storied professional wakeboarding circuit in the world is gearing up for its 20th season, as the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by ROCKSTAR unveiled today its 2011 schedule. The 2011 Pro Tour will visit five cities throughout the United States, including a brand new venue in the Pacific Northwest.
The 2011 season kicks off May 21 at Dallas Landing Park in Acworth, Ga. The Pro Tour will continue with three additional stops before finishing the season with a two-day event, on Aug. 27 & 28, at Volunteer Landing in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Between Acworth and Knoxville, the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, will make stops in Fort Worth, Tex., at Texas MasterCraft, on June 4; Colorado Springs, Colo. at Memorial Park, on June 11; and its newest venue in the greater Seattle area of Monroe, Wash on Lake Tye, on July 9.
The MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, is a five-stop series points race for the Pro Tour title. Athletes accumulate points at every stop, based on placement in each contest. The highest total points-earner at the end of the five-event season will be crowned the Pro Tour champion.
Last year, Phillip Soven topped the 2010 standings, earning his third Pro Tour title in four years. Soven won the season-long points race after narrowly edging out teenage Australian phenom Harley Clifford 435 points to 430 points. As the defending titlist, Soven will enter the 2011 season as the top-ranked rider on the Pro Tour.
In addition to all the action on the water; on land, fans will enjoy great food; athlete autograph signings; chances to win freebies and shopping at the most cutting-edge stores for wakeboard equipment and apparel. At the Pro Tour's entertainment stage, guests can catch athlete interviews, color commentators and interactive live music.
Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate for $13 (general admission), $5 (ages 6-12) or free (ages 5 and under).
For more information on the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, please visit www.transworldwake.com
2011 MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by ROCKSTAR Schedule:
Dates & Venue__
May 21: Acworth, Ga - Dallas Landing Park
June 4: Fort Worth, Tex. - Texas MasterCraft
June 11: Colorado Springs, Colo. - Memorial Park
July 9: Monroe, Wash. - Lake Tye
Aug. 27 & 28: Knoxville, Tenn. - Volunteer Landing