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Junior Development is Seeking Good Used Gear...

Especially Trick Pairs, and Jumpers Needed!

Officials Clinic for Judges and Scorers

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Renew Your MWSA Dues

Be sure to visit the registration page to renew your membership with the MN Water Ski Association!

For 2022, dues are as follows:

Individual:  $20.00 if paid via this website, $25.00 if paid onsite at one of the tournaments sponsored by the MWSA.

Couples:  $40.00 if paid via this website, $45.00 if paid onsite at one of the tournaments sponsored by the MWSA.

Families:   $50.00 if paid via this website, $60.00 if paid onsite at one of the tournaments sponsored by the MWSA.

The Minnesota Water Ski Association is a 501(c)3 organization.  Please check with your individual accountant, but it is possible that your dues paid are tax deductible.


Summer Board Meetings

With the number of tournaments held close together throughout the summer months, the MWSA does not hold summer time board meetings.  Our next meeting will be held in late July on the Saturday evening of the Ralph Samuelson State Championships.


Obituary: John Roger Van Gieson

Van Gieson, John Roger of Seabrook Island, South Carolina, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 16, 2022 with his wife by his side. He was 61 years old. John was born to Walter and Joan Van Gieson in Yonkers, NY, on September 17, 1960. John was passionate about people...family and friends always came first. He made friends quickly and easily and he was always there for others. John's other great passion was waterskiing. He loved being out on the water, skiing and hanging with his friends. John waterskied competitively for a number of years and qualified and skied at the Waterski National Championships.   Full obituary can be read here.

A celebration of life will be held in September at 6Smith, please contact Maggie Trenary for an evite.


Bears on Boards: Water Skiing in White Bear

Join us as we celebrate 100 years of water skiing with an interactive exhibit highlighting the invention of water skiing in Lake City, Minnesota, by Ralph Samuelson and White Bear’s connections to the sport. 

June 16 – July 3, 2022
White Bear Lake Armory
2228 4th Street

Exhibit Hours
Mondays: Closed
Tuesdays: 10 am – 4 pm
Wednesdays: 10 am – 4 pm
Thursdays: 3 pm – 9 pm
Fridays: 10 am – 4 pm
Saturdays: 10 am – 4 pm
Sundays: 12 pm – 3 pm

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Helpful Links

To provide our skiers with quick links to popular websites, we recommend the following pages.  Please be sure to visit them for up to date information on our sport!


Join Our Email List!

If you have not already done this, please click on the link on the top left of this website (Become a Member).  If you already have a SportsEngine account through another sport, you can use that same user name and password for this site too!  Just link your profiles once you are logged in.  Once you are a member of this website, you will receive all communications through the emails associated with your SportsEngine log in.  To add additional emails, go to your account settings once you are logged in (top left of page).  Thanks!

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Sponsored by USA Water Ski Foundation

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The foundation behind our sport...

Sponsored by AWSA Midwest Region

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Learn What's Happening in our Region!

Sponsored by AWSA Rules Committee

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Regional and National Officials

Congratulations to our officials that will represent MN at Regionals and Nationals!


Regional Chief Driver - Darren Janzig
Regional Assignment Coordinator - Kate Knafla
Regional Appointed Drivers - Chris Kosek, George Lindy
National Appointed Scorer - Kate Knafla
National Appointed Drivers - Darren Janzig, George Lindy


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Sponsors

MWSA recognizes sponsors who have helped MWSA support the growth and development of water skiing in Minnesota.  Please be sure to visit and patronize these businesses!


Sponsored by Minnesota Inboard

Minnesota Inboard

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Sponsored by Midwest Mastercraft

Midwest Mastercraft

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Sponsored by Dock and Lift Company

Dock and Lift Company

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