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

Chula Vista Resort |  Wisconsin Dells |  March 2-4, 2018

The schedule for Think Tank 2018 is shown below. This is current as of January 26, 2018, and subject to change. Check back frequently for updates.

Eventbrite - 2018 Think Tank Water Ski Convention & Expo

FRIDAY, MARCH 2
8:00am - 12:00pm NSSA Board of Directors Meeting (open to any active USA Water Ski member who is interested) Upper Dells Ballroom
12:00 - 9:00pm Expo Vendor Move-In Conference Centers A-H
1:00 - 5:00pm NSSA Officials' Clinic (open to all who are interested) Sierra Vista
3:00 - 9:00pm Registration Grand Ballroom Lobby
7:00 - 11:30pm Friday Night Social - Indoor Swivel Competition, Team Hungry Hippos, DJ, Dancing, and more (cash bar) Grand Ballroom
SATURDAY, MARCH 3
6:30am - 3:30pm Registration Grand Ballroom Lobby
8:00am - 6:00pm Expo Hall & Think Tank/WWSF Store Open Conference Centers A-H
8:00 - 9:45am Show Comedy Show Production & Operations Sierra Vista
Division I (NSSA) Judges Q&A Show Ski Officials Laguna Vista
Rope Making Show Production & Operations Santa Fe 3016
Risk Management Team Management Santa Fe 3020
Show Choreography Show Production & Operations Upper Dells Ballroom
Beginning Swivel Show Ski Grand Ballroom
Pyramids for Teams (by application only) Show Ski Conference Center I
Trailer Backing Other Clinics Meet in Grand Ballroom Lobby
8:00 - 11:45am Walk-Up Q&A with USA Water Ski Team Management Conference Centers A-H booth #3
Adaptive Water Ski Programs Q&A Other Clinics Conference Centers A-H
10:00 - 10:45am Show Jump Acts Show Production & Operations Sierra Vista
3-Event Slalom 3-Event Santa Fe 3020
10:00 - 11:45am Show Driving 101 Show Production & Operations Laguna Vista
Show Scoring, Box Scores, and Forms Show Ski Officials Aztec Room
Recruiting & Retention Team Management Executive Board Room
Beginning Barefooting Barefoot Presidential Suite 3001
Ballet Lines Show Ski Upper Dells Ballroom
Intermediate Swivel Show Ski Grand Ballroom
Pyramids for Small Groups Show Ski Conference Center I
Costume Swap Drop-Off Conference Centers A-H booth #E
11:00 - 11:45am Show Barefoot Acts Show Production & Operations Sierra Vista
3-Event Tricks 3-Event Santa Fe 3020
Paperwork Drop-Off for Wisconsin State Water Ski Show Championships Grand Ballroom Lobby
11:45am - 1:15pm LUNCH BREAK
12:00 - 12:45pm WWSF Annual Meeting Grand Ballroom
12:45 - 1:15pm Wisconsin State Show Ski Championships Seeding Meeting Grand Ballroom
1:30 - 2:15pm 3-Event Jumping 3-Event Santa Fe 3020
1:30 - 3:15pm Show Driving for Ballet Lines Show Production & Operations Laguna Vista
Division II (NSSA) Judges Q&A Show Ski Officials Aztec Room
Sound & Audio Production Show Production & Operations Executive Board Room
Intermediate Barefooting Barefoot Presidential Suite 3001
Observing, Riding, and Pin Pulling Show Production & Operations Santa Fe 3016
Show Production Show Production & Operations Upper Dells Ballroom
Advanced Swivel Show Ski Grand Ballroom
Beginning Strap Doubles Show Ski Conference Center I
USA Water Ski Practice & Exhibition Sanction Q&A Team Management Grand Ballroom Lobby
1:30 - 4:30pm Costume Swap Conference Centers A-H booth #E
1:30 - 5:15pm Walk-Up Q&A with USA Water Ski Team Management Conference Centers A-H booth #3
Adaptive Water Ski Programs Q&A Other Clinics Conference Centers A-H
2:30 - 3:15pm Freestyle Jumping Other Clinics Sierra Vista
2:30 - 5:15pm 3-Event Open Forum & Hands-On Instruction 3-Event Santa Fe 3020
3:30 - 5:15pm Trick & Wakeboard Acts Show Production & Operations Sierra Vista
Show Critique Show Tournament Preparation Laguna Vista
Show Costumes Show Production & Operations Aztec Room
Show Announcing Show Production & Operations Executive Board Room
Advanced Barefooting Barefoot Presidential Suite 3001
Show Safety & Pickup Boats Show Production & Operations Santa Fe 3016
Show Directing 101 Show Production & Operations Upper Dells Ballroom
Preparing for Individual Swivel Competition Show Tournament Preparation Grand Ballroom
Intermediate Strap Doubles Show Ski Conference Center I
4:30 - 5:15pm Costume Swap Pickup Conference Centers A-H booth #E
5:30 - 6:30pm Will Call for Dinner Tickets Grand Ballroom Lobby
6:30 - 7:00pm Cocktail Reception Grand Ballroom
7:00 - 9:00pm WWSF Recogntion Dinner & Wisconsin Water Ski Hall of Fame Induction Grand Ballroom
SUNDAY, MARCH 4
9:00 - 10:30am Registration Grand Ballroom Lobby
9:00am - 12:00pm Expo Hall & Think Tank/WWSF Store Open Conference Centers A-H
9:00 - 10:45am How to Become a Secretary, Scorer, or Judge Show Ski Officials Sierra Vista
Advanced Boat Driving and Boat Driving Q&A Show Production & Operations Laguna Vista
How to Dissect Your Scores Show Tournament Preparation Upper Dells Ballroom
Advanced Strap Doubles Show Ski Conference Center I
Walk-Up Q&A with USA Water Ski Other Clinics Conference Centers A-H
9:00 - 11:30am Trios and Conventional Doubles Show Ski Grand Ballroom
12:00 - 2:00pm Expo Vendor Move-Out Conference Centers A-H

*Pyramids for Teams is by application only.

Thank you for attending Think Tank 2018! Safe travels to all. See you in 2019!