The Wisconsin Water Ski Convention & Expo is presented by the WWSF

Grand Geneva Resort |  Lake Geneva |  February 24-26, 2017

The schedule for Think Tank 2017 is shown below. This is current as of January 29, 2017, but subject to change.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24
8:00am - 12:00pm NSSA Board of Directors Meeting (open to any active USA Water Ski member who is interested) Galewood C&D
12:00 - 9:00pm Expo Vendor Move-In Forum/Expo Hall
1:00 - 5:00pm NSSA Officials' Clinic (open to all who are interested) Galewood A&B
3:00 - 9:00pm Registration Registration Desk (near Lobby)
7:00 - 10:00pm Think Tank & WWSF Store Open Evergreen Ballroom
7:00 - 11:00pm Friday Night Social - DJ, Trivia, Games, Prizes, Dance and more (cash bars available) Evergreen Ballroom

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25
6:30am - 3:00pm Registration Registration Desk (near Lobby)
8:00am - 6:00pm Expo Hall & Think Tank/WWSF Store Open Forum/Expo Hall
8:00 - 8:50am Grant Opportunities Team Management Westgate A
3-Event Slalom 3-Event Galewood A
Beginning Barefoot Barefoot Galewood C&D
8:00 - 9:50am Show Choreography Show Production & Operations Maple Lawn A&B
Beginning Swivel Show Ski Maple Lawn C
Pyramids for Teams* (submit application) Show Ski Forum/Expo Hall
Show Prodcution Show Production & Operations Westgate B&C
Division I (NSSA) Show Judges Q&A Show Tournament Preparation Swinghurst Auditorium
Rope Making Show Production & Operations Galewood B
8:00 - 11:00am Walk-Up Q&A with USA Water Ski Team Management Forum/Expo Hall (booth #1)
9:00 - 9:50am Sanctioning Practices & Exhibitions (Shows) Team Management Westgate A
3-Event Tricks 3-Event Galewood A
Barefoot Progression Barefoot Galewood C&D
9:00 - 11:00am Setup Costume & Equipment Swap Evergreen Ballroom III
10:00am - 10:50am Show Jump Acts Show Production & Operations Westgage B&C
3-Event Jump 3-Event Galewood A
Back Deep Starts Barefoot Galewood C&D
10:00 - 11:50am Ballet Lines Show Ski Maple Lawn A&B
Intermediate Swivel Show Ski Maple Lawn C
Pyramids for Individuals & Small Groups Show Ski Forum/Expo Hall
Show Safety & Pickup Boats Show Production & Operations Westgate A
Show Scoring, Box Scores & Forms Show Tournament Preparation Swinghurst Auditorium
Risk Management Team Management Galewood B
11:00 - 11:50am Boat Driving for Ballet Lines Q&A Show Production & Operations Maple Lawn A&B
Show Barefoot Acts Show Production & Operations Westgate B&C
About 3-Event Tournaments 3-Event Galewood A
11:50am - 1:00pm BREAK
11:50am - 12:30pm Lunch (advance purchase required, limited on-site purchases) Forum/Expo Hall Foyer
12:00 - 12:15pm WWSF Annual Meeting Westgate B&C
12:15 - 12:45pm Wisconsin State Show Ski Championships Seeding Meeting Westgate B&C
1:00 - 1:50pm 3-Event for Kids 3-Event Galewood A
Trick Skiing for Shows Show Ski Galewood B
1:00 - 2:50pm Create/Obtain Resources for Disabled/Adaptive Programs Disabled/Adaptive Maple Lawn A
Sound & Audio Production Show Production & Operations Maple Lawn B
Advance Swivel Show Ski Maple Lawn C
Beginning Strap Doubles Show Ski Forum/Expo Hall
Show Ski Boat Driving 101 Show Production & Operations Westgate B&C
Show Comedy Show Production & Operations Westgate A
Division II (NSSA) Show Ski Judges Q&A Show Tournament Preparation Swinghurst Auditorium
1:00 - 5:00pm Costume & Equipment Swap Evergreen Ballroom III
Walk-Up Q&A with USA Water Ski Team Management Forum/Expo Hall (booth #1)
2:00 - 2:50pm Tips for Parents as Instructors 3-Event Galewood A
Freestyle Jumping Other Galewood B
Barefoot Surface Turns Barefoot Galewood C&D
3:00 - 4:50pm Training for Instructors & Volunteers for Disabled/Adaptive Programs Disabled/Adaptive Maple Lawn A
Announcing Show Production & Operations Maple Lawn B
Preparing for Swivel Competition (Individual Acts) Show Tournament Preparation Maple Lawn C
Intermediate Strap Doubles Show Ski Forum/Expo Hall
Advanced Show Ski Boat Driving and Q&A Show Production & Operations Westgate B&C
Show Costumes Show Production & Operations Westgate A
Show Critique Show Tournament Preparation Swinghurst Auditorium
3-Event Open Forum 3-Event Galewood A
Wakeboard & Hydrofoil Other Galewood B
Barefoot Open Forum Barefoot Galewood C&D
5:00 - 5:50pm Observing, Riding & Pin Pulling Show Production & Operations Westgate B&C
5:00 - 6:15pm Will Call Pickup for Dinner Tickets Evergreen Ballroom Foyer
6:30 - 7:00pm Cocktail Reception (cash bars available) Evergreen Ballroom
7:00 - 9:00pm Wisconsin Water Ski Recognition Dinner (cash bars available)

*Pyramids for Teams is by application only. Apply now.

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26
9:00 - 11:00am Expo Hall & Think Tank/WWSF Store Open Forum/Expo Hall
9:00 - 10:50am Advanced Strap Doubles Show Ski
Conventional Doubles & Trios Show Ski
Understanding the Difficulty Charts Show Tournament Preparation Westgate B&C
New Member Development and NextGen Programs Team Management Westgate A
How to Become a Show Ski Official Show Ski Officials Swinghurst Auditorium
Show Ski Boat Driving for Officals Show Ski Officials Galewood B
11:00am - 1:00pm Expo Vendor Move-Out Forum/Expo Hall

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Thank you for attending Think Tank 2017! Safe travels to all. See you in 2018!