The 81st Goode National Water Ski Championships will be held Aug. 9 through Aug. 12 at Okeeheelee Park. More than 600 of the country’s top water ski athletes, from juniors to seniors (ages 6 to 80), will compete for titles in slalom, jump, trick and overall in age divisions and two overall divisions.
Returning to South Florida for the first time in several years, the four-day event, hosted by the Ski Club of the Palm Beaches, is free and open to the public.
Parking is free, and there will be many vendors on site to visit. There is ample bleacher and shore seating.
On Friday, Aug. 11 from 7 to 11 p.m., watch the men and women slalom competition under the lights. This free event will feature food trucks and music.
Okeeheelee Park is located on Forest Hill Blvd. between Jog Road and State Road 7.
Learn more about the Ski Club of the Palm Beaches at www.okeeski.com.