A sportsmanship award is one of the greatest honors a member can receive.
In honour of the late Mr. Pete Salassi scholarships may be awarded annually in amounts no less than $500.
Class T (record capability) Tournament Requirements
All record tournaments must include a Slalom and/or Tricks event. Freestyle and Flipout are optional.
Each year the AKA selects Female and Male athletes of the year. The winner of this prestigious award is honored at the annual January USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Awards Banquet.
• In any division, a Slalom, Trick, Freestyle, or Flipout score in International Competition shall be considered for a record if it equals or exceeds the official record set as of the prior International Competition..
• Run-offs or ties are used solely for determining placement and a score achieved in the running off of a tie is not considered for a record.
The purpose of these rules is to help introduce people to the fun sport of International competitive kneeboarding, provide consistent and fair standards for International competition, and to help educate the public on ways to have more fun and generally improve individual skills in kneeboarding.
Elite athletes” are defined as athletes who have demonstrated their qualifications as athletes by demonstrating within the five (5) preceding years. 1. Competed in the Open Age Division - OR
2. Finished in the top half of any age restricted division, excluding Jr. Girls, Jr. Boys, Girls, Boys, at the AK National Championships - OR
3. Finished in the top half of the National Overall Points System in any division, excluding Jr. Girls, Jr. Boys, Girls, Boys.
A special thank you is extended to the volunteer leaders present and past, with special emphasis on the four gentlemen that made our exciting sport possible. Our founding fathers are Randy Andrus, Richard Brown, Lonnie Marchand, Chuck Purdy.