Think Tank Water Ski Convention & Expo is produced by the WWSF

Chula Vista Resort |  Wisconsin Dells |  February 27-28, 2021

Below is the tentative schedule for Think Tank as of February 17, 2021. This schedule is subject to change. Please check back frequently for updates.

*denotes clinic held in-person and virtual (videoconference)

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26
8:00am - 12:00pm NSSA Board of Directors Meeting (open to any active USAWS-WS member who is interested) Upper Dells Ballroom
12:00 - 10:00pm Expo Vendor Move-In Conference Center I
1:00 - 5:00pm NSSA Officials' Clinic (open to all who are interested) Upper Dells Ballroom
4:00 - 8:00pm Registration Grand Ballroom Lobby
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27
6:00 - 8:00am Expo Vendor Move-In Conference Center I
7:00 - 11:30am Registration & WWSF Store Open Grand Ballroom Lobby
8:00am - 6:00pm Expo Hall Open Conference Center I
8:00 - 9:30am Show Production* Show Production & Operations Sierra Vista
Show Jump and Barefoot Acts Show Production & Operations Laguna Vista
Team Challenges & Solutions* Team Management Aztec Room
Division I (NSSA) Judges Q&A* Show Ski Officials Santa Fe 3010
Rope Making Show Production & Operations Santa Fe 3016
Risk Management Team Management Santa Fe 3020
Ballet Lines Show Ski Upper Dells Ballroom
Trios & Conventional Doubles Show Ski Grand Ballroom
Beginning Swivel Show Ski Riverview Ballroom
10:00 - 11:30am Social Media & Communications* Team Management Sierra Vista
Show Comedy Show Production & Operations Laguna Vista
Beginning Barefooting* Barefoot Aztec Room
Division II (NSSA) Judges Q&A<*/td> Show Ski Officials Santa Fe 3010
Observing, Riding, and Pin Pulling* Show Production & Operations Santa Fe 3016
Beginning 3-Event Skiing Traditional Santa Fe 3020
Show Choreography Show Production & Operations Upper Dells Ballroom
Beginning Strap Doubles Show Ski Grand Ballrom
Beginning Swivel Show Ski Riverview Ballroom
12:00 - 1:30pm LUNCH BREAK
Costume & Equipment Swap/Sale Drop-Off Grand Ballroom Lobby
12:00 - 1:00pm WWSF Annual Meeting of the General Membership Grand Ballroom
1:00 - 1:30pm Seeding Meeting for the 2021 Wisconsin State Show Ski Championships Grand Ballroom
2:00 - 3:30pm Show Directing 101* Show Production & Operations Sierra Vista
Sound & Audio Production* Show Production & Operations Laguna Vista
Intermediate Barefooting* Barefoot Aztec Room
Show Scoring, Box Scores, and Forms* Show Ski Officials Santa Fe 3010
Docks, Jumps, and Site Install/Maintenance Show Production & Operations Santa Fe 3016
Intermediate & Advanced 3-Event Skiing Traditional Santa Fe 3020
Show Boat Driving 101* Show Production & Operations Upper Dells Ballroom
Intermediate & Advanced Strap Doubles Show Ski Grand Ballroom
Intermediate & Advanced Swivel Show Ski Riverview Ballroom
2:00 - 4:30pm Costume & Equipment Swap/Sale Grand Ballroom Lobby
4:00 - 5:30pm Freestyle Jumping* Other Clinics Sierra Vista
Show Announcing* Show Production & Operations Laguna Vista
Advanced Barefooting* Barefoot Aztec Room
Costumes Show Production & Operations Santa Fe 3010
Show Safety & Pickup Boats* Show Production & Operations Santa Fe 3016
Advanced 3-Event Skiing Traditional Santa Fe 3020
Show Critique* Show Tournament Preparation Upper Dells Ballroom
Preparing for Individual Swivel Competition Show Tournament Preparation Riverview Ballroom
4:30 - 5:30pm Costume & Equipment Swap/Sale Pickup Grand Ballroom Lobby
7:00 - 7:30pm 2020 Highlights Video on Zoom and Posted on WWSF Website
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28
9:00 - 10:00am Registration & WWSF Store Open Grand Ballroom Lobby
9:00am - 12:00pm Expo Hall Open Conference Center I
9:00 - 10:30am Advanced Boat Driving* Show Production & Operations Sierra Vista
How to Become a Secretary, Scorer, or Judge* Show Ski Officials Laguna Vista
Trick Skiing & Wake Sports* Other Clinics Aztec Room
How to Dissect Your Scores* Show Tournament Preparation Upper Dells Ballroom
Pyramids for Teams (by application only) Show Ski Grand Ballroom
USA Water Ski Q&A Team Management virtual/online only
Adaptive Water Ski Programs Other Clinics virtual/online only
12:00pm Expo Vendor Move-Out Conference Center I

*Pyramids for Teams is by application only.

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Thank you for attending Think Tank 2021! Safe travels to all. See you in 2022! Think Tank returns to Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells March 4-6, 2022.