Photos taken by Tony Jones of The Enquirer during Media Day Wednesday
The 2012 WWA Wakeboard National Championships will begin Thursday morning and last through Sunday afternoon at Voice of America Park in West Chester.
Below is the schedule for the first day of the event:
THURSDAY, Aug. 2
8:30 am Amateur Women Semifinals -(210)
8:45 am Amateur Wakeskate Semifinals- (210)
9:30 am Jr. BOYS BEGINNER Semifinals- (210)
10:00 am Jr. Boys Semifinals- (210)
10:30 am Girls Semifinals- (210)
11:00 am Boys BEGINNER Semifinals- (210)
11:30 am Masters Women Semifinals- (210)
11:45 am Veterans Women Semifinals- (210)
12:00 pm Adaptive Standing Semifinals- (210)
12:15 pm Masters Semifinals- (G23)
1:15 pm Veterans Semifinals- (G23)
1:45 pm Pro VETERANS Semifinals- (G23)
2:00 pm Jr. Men Semifinals- (G23)
3:30 pm Men I Semifinals- (G23)
4:30 pm- 5:30 pm Men II Semifinals- (G23)
The event will mark the first time in the 23-year history of the WWA Wakeboard National Championships that it will be held in the state of Ohio.
The event is also expected to draw more than 200 competitive riders, professional and amateur, from across the United States, who will compete in 22 skill-level divisions for national titles.
Results will establish the athletes to represent the United States at the WWA Wakeboard World Championships in Pleasant Prairie, Wis., Aug. 16-19.
For the entire four-day schedule, visit wakeboardingmag.com/nationals.
Tickets at the gate are $13 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12, while children ages under 5 are free. All military personal with I.D. receive free admission for themselves and for three friends.