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Start planning now to attend next year's hall of fame festivities! The honorees won't be announced until the fall, but we have secured the place, the time, and the date and we would love to see you there! It will be the 40th USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Foundation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony!


The 2023 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland, Florida on April 15, 2023. And if you thought 2022 was awesome... just wait until 2023! If you don't plan on attending... please support our mission by sponsoring the Hall of Fame ceremony.


Schedule of Events

Friday, April 14, 2023

Hall of Fame Social

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ​

Central Florida Visitor Information Center

(and USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Hall of Fame Museum)

101 Adventure Ct, Davenport, FL 33837

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Hall of Fame Reception & Ceremony

Social Hour (cash bar) 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Dinner 6:45 pm

Ceremony 7:15 pm

RP Funding Center

701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815

For more information on the USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Foundation and the Hall of Fame email info@waterskihalloffame.com



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Have you applied for our Scholarships?

The USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Foundation (USA-WWF) gives out more than $50,000 every year in college scholarships to young water sports athletes and the time to apply is now! The deadline is April 1, 2022. APPLY HERE If you are a high school senior or already attending college, you are probably wondering what the USA-WWF Scholarship Committee is looking for in students when they review and rank applications. Well, it's about more than how you perform on the water. Grades, extra-curricular activities, jobs, and volunteering is part of the complete USA-WWF Student-Athlete.


The video below features our 2022 scholarship winners... are you ready to join the crew?


Now is the time to go to USA-WWF.org and submit your application for consideration for the 2022-2023 Academic Year!


The deadline is March 15, 2021. APPLY HERE


Questions? Email: scholarshipadmin@waterskihalloffame.com


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Updated: Mar 17

The Foundation is BACK! We can't wait to share all the details!


NOTICE OF ANNUAL USA-WWF MEETING DATE: Saturday, April 2, 2022


TIME: 11:00 am (ET) USA-WWF Annual General Membership Meeting

USA-WWF Annual Board of Trustees Meeting will follow membership meeting

LOCATION: Via Zoom

PLEASE EMAIL betsy@waterskihalloffame.com to receive zoom link, agenda, and supporting documents.



We just had an incredibly successful 39th Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, the competition ski lake is being completed at the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex in Auburndale, our scholarship program has grown from 16 to 24 scholarships worth tens of thousands of dollars and 50,000 people went through our museum at the Central Florida Welcome Center in Davenport last year!


The future's so bright... we gotta wear shades!








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