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    Wisconsin State Water Ski Show Championships

    Tournament Awards Information

    Competition Awards

    Placement trophies/awards will be awarded to the top three teams in each of the three WWSF show ski divisions. The following awards are for the Wisconsin State Water Ski Show Championships only.

    • Highest Scoring Pickup Boat Team - awards sponsored by Twin Lakes Marine & Mercury Marine
    • Highest Scoring Towboat Driving Team - awards sponsored by Twin Lakes Marine & Mercury Marine
    • High Scoring Audio Presentation Crew - awards sponsored by The Ski Show Podcast
    • Highest Scoring Dock & Equipment Crew - awards sponsored by the Aqua Skiers
    • Highest Scoring Jump Act - awards sponsored by Team Weber
    • Comedy Award - awards sponsored by the Aqua Skiers
    • Most Original/Unique Act - awards sponsored by the Aqua Skiers
    • Highest Scoring Pyramid - awards sponsored by Badgerland
    • Highest Scoring Production - awards sponsored by the Paul Dross Family
    • Highest Scoring Showmanship - awards sponsored by the Shapiro Family

    There must be at least three teams competing in a division for trophies/awards other than placement to be awarded.

    The Division I First Place Tommy Bartlett trophy/award is presented by the Wisconsin Water Ski Federation.

    Specialty Awards

    Specialty Awards listed below were established and are sponsored by:

    Outstanding Trick Skier Award (overall) - established in 2015 by the Aquanuts

    Robbie Schmidt Memorial Award for Highest Scoring Barefoot Act - established in 1983 by the Chain Skiers

    Gerald Kaudy Memorial Award for Highest Scoring Traditional Ballet Line - established in 1976 by the Aqua Skiers and sponsored by Flyman Skis

    Jeff Schmick Freestyle Jump Award for first place in the Individual Freestyle Jump Competition - established in 2014 by the Aqua Skiers and sponsored by Action Horizons

    Jack Lukes Memorial Oustanding Male Skier Award - established in 2001 by the Aqua Skiers

    Janie Dibble-Woods/Michelle Cook Award for Oustanding Female Skier - established in 2003 by the Wisconsin Water Ski Federation

    Skip Gilkerson Memorial Showmanship Award - established in 2017 by the Wisconsin Water Ski Federation

    2023 Awards Sponsors