MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour Changes Venue for Acworth Contest

Event moved to Lake Acworth Beach at Cauble Park

Acworth, Ga.– The world’s top professional wakeboarders will now open the 22nd season of the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour at Lake  Acworth Beach at Cauble Park on May 17-18. The event was originally set to take place at Dallas Landing Park, but due to significant rainfall in the area recently and the projected water level of Lake Allatoona it has been relocated.

The new venue will not be able to accommodate public access to the water by way of boat. Spectators who planned to enjoy the event by boat on Lake Allatoona are encouraged to line the shores of Lake Acworth Beach with thousands of other fans to watch the competition, enjoy tons of great food and music; athlete autograph signings; chances to win free gear; and shopping.

“Each year the city of Acworth puts in an amazing amount of effort to make this event one of the best on tour,” said Chris Bischoff, competition director. “We would not have been able to make this critical venue change happen without their help and resources. We are excited to bring the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour to Lake Acworth, the lake is private and the conditions should be great for the riders.”

Among the top riders competing in Acworth are 2012 MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour champion Harley Clifford and top-rival Phil Soven, as well as wakeboarding icon Rusty Malinoski, young guns Steel Lafferty and Shota Tezuka and rookie-of-the-year candidate Mike Dowdy. 

Also in the water during the event are the highly-competitive women’s pro division and the junior pro men’s division, which will be showcasing a stacked field of the sport’s future stars.

Following the final rounds of action on Saturday, fans can stay for the jaw-dropping Polaroid Action Big-Air Kicker Contest. The event will feature top athletes performing exciting and innovative new tricks that aren’t typically attempted in a traditional contest setting. 

Immediately following the event, a Block Party will be held in Historic Downtown Acworth that will feature an awards ceremony, live music, outdoor dining opportunities, and much more.  The Block Party will run from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  Parking will be available in Historic Downtown Acworth and shuttles will be running from various locations to bring visitors down to the party.

The first day of action in Acworth will feature qualifying rounds and is free to the public. Tickets for Saturday’s finals are available online for $7 (46% off the gate price) and include an exclusive Overton’s discount code for online buyers only. Gate prices are: $13 (adult); $5 (ages 6-12); free (ages 5 and under).

For information on the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by Rockstar Energy Drink, visit http://www.kingofwake.com.

The MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by ROCKSTAR is organized by World Sports & Marketing of Orlando, Fla., and has the support of the following sponsors: MasterCraft, Rockstar Energy Drink, Overton’s, Polaroid Action, Indmar, Peavey, Billabong, Hyperlite, CWB, Ronix, Liquid Force, Byerly, Oakley, Sayiwon’t, Epiphone and TransWorld WAKEBOARDINGmagazine

About King of Wake

The King of Wake is the world’s elite pro wakeboarding series, attracting the sport’s top athletes from throughout the globe. Over the course of a season, athletes compete for the ultimate wakeboarding crown in a series points race of eight events throughout the United States to see who rules the wake. The 2013 series consists of all five stops on the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, the Nautique Wake Games, the Nautique WWA National Championships and the Rockstar WWA World Championships Presented by Supra. The King of Wake is organized by World Sports & Marketing – the leading wake-events producer since 1988.

About ROCKSTAR

Rockstar Energy Drink is designed for those who lead active lifestyles – from Athletes to Rockstars. Available in over 20 flavors at convenience and grocery outlets in over 30 countries, Rockstar supports the Rockstar lifestyle across the globe through Action Sports, Motor Sports, and Live Music. New from Rockstar for 2013, Rockstar Energy Water is a non-carbonated and sugar free enhanced water beverage that is now available throughout the U.S. in three refreshing flavors. 

About Overton’s

Overton’s began selling water skis in the mid-1970s. Over the years, we’ve built our reputation by offering quality products at the best prices found anywhere. Today you can look to Overton’s to provide the highest-quality products for all your boating needs. Our company has grown from its humble beginnings in the back of a grocery store in Greenville, North Carolina, to the “World’s Largest Water Sports Dealer.” Widely recognized and respected in the industry, Overton’s catalog and website provide consumers with the widest selection of boating accessories and water-sports equipment out there. Our acquisition by Gander Mountain in December 2007 assured continued growth, allowing us to expand our offerings and have our products available in Gander’s 114 retail stores throughout the United States.

About TransWorld WAKEBOARDING Magazine

TransWorld WAKEBOARDING magazine is the leader in wake-sports media by delivering the best instruction, latest product reviews, insider knowledge and the finest photography.


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