Wakefest Singapore has traditionally been an exciting event with riders of all abilities competing in wakeboard boat and wakesurf disciplines. The 2019 edition will be held at Singapore Wake Park and will feature cable wakeboard and wakeskate for the first time. There will be ability-based categories so riders of all levels are included and a SGD5,000.00 cash purse for the Open Category. For more information, log into the official information page.
IWWF Asia announces its annual Wakefest Series to include stops in Singapore (May), Philippines (July), China & Hong Kong (Sept), Chinese Taipei (October) and more.
Watch this space for more information
5th December 2018
The Southeast Asian Games Federation Council (SEAFC) has approved a total of 56 sports to be staged in the 2019 Manila South East Asian (SEA) Games. The 56 sports will be staged across four main venues – New Clark City Sports Complex, Subic, Manila and Tagaytay during the multisport competition that will run from 30th November to 10th December 2019.
Waterski disciplines (slalom, trick & jump) and Wakeboard, behind the boat, were included in the 2011 SEA Games in Palembang, Indonesia, 2015 SEA Games in Singapore and 2017 SEA Games in Putrajaya, Malaysia.
IWWF Asia is hoping to convince the Organisers to include cableski medal disciplines.
LIST OF SPORTS FOR 2019 SEA GAMES
(COMPULSORY SPORTS): Athletics, aquatics
(OLYMPIC AND ASIAN GAMES SPORTS):
Archery, badminton, baseball/softball, basketball, billiard sports, bowling, boxing, canoeing / traditional boat race, chess, cycling, dancesport, fencing, football, golf, gymnastics, handball, indoor hockey, ice hockey, ice skating, judo, karate, modern pentathlon, muay thai, pencak silat, polo, rowing, rugby sevens, sailing/windsurfing, sepak takraw, skateboarding, shooting, soft tennis, squash, surfing, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, triathlon, volleyball, weightlifting, wrestling, wushu
Arnis, e-sports, floorball, jujitsu, kickboxing, kurash, lawn bowling/petanque, netball, obstacle course, sambo/vovinam, underwater hockey, cable wakeboarding
2018 Hong Kong Open Water Ski Championships Including the Hong Kong Nationals(Part of the IWWF Asia Slalom Series 2018 and the 2018 Hong Kong Open Waterski & Wakeboard Championships featuring Slalom & Tricks) will be held in Chong Hing Water Sports Centre, Hong Kong on 27-28/10/2018. The entry deadline is 14th October 2018 12:00 midnight.
Attached please find the bulletin for your reference.
Ø The entry fee is $500 for one discipline (includes both Nationals and Open).
Ø $300 (*Juniors born in 2001 or later) for one discipline (includes both Nationals and Open).
Ø Only one category per discipline may be entered. Additional $100 is charged per extra discipline entered.
Ø Anyone is welcome to enter. All Hong Kong based riders must be HKWSA members in order to join the competition, only holders of Hong Kong Identity Cards will qualify for the Nationals.
All riders must enrol through the official website below
Online Application Form: https://form.jotform.me/82550814052451
Ø PLEASE NOTE ONLY ONLINE ENROLMENT WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Should you have any question, please feel free to contact the HKWSA at +852 2504 8168
Attention: Nelson POON
Hong Kong Water Ski Association
Room 1025, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, HK
7th September 2018
On behalf of the Organisers of Wakefest Japan, we regret to announce that the event has been cancelled due to the closing of Kansai Airport, the uncertainty of when it will be open again for all international travel and damaging effects of Typhoon Jebi to the city.
4th September 2018
The IWWF Asian Tournament Council has approved Aaliyah Yoong’s new Open Women Slalom Record of 3 buoys at 12 metres set at the 2018 IWWF World Junior Waterski Championships. Congratulations Aaliyah!
1st September 2018
IWWF Asia has announced a 3-stop series of slalom events for 2018 to develop and encourage competition waterskiing in the region. The events will have a multi-round format and will not be homologated.
Stop 2 – 2018 Hong Kong Open Water Ski Championships
Chong Hing Water Sports Centre – 27th & 28th October 2018
Stop 3 – Singapore
Bedok Reservoir – November 2018 (date TBA)