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

Chula Vista Resort |  Wisconsin Dells |  March 1-3, 2019

Below is the tentative schedule for Think Tank as of February 17, 2019. This schedule is subject to change. Please check back frequently for updates.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 1
8:00am - 12:00pm NSSA Board of Directors Meeting (open to any active USAWS-WS member who is interested) Upper Dells Ballroom
1:00pm - 5:00pm NSSA Officials' Clinic (open to all who are interested) Sierra Vista
3:00pm - 9:00pm Registration Grand Ballroom Lobby
7:00pm - 11:30pm Friday Night Social - Team Hungry Hippos, DJ, Dancing, and more (cash bar) Grand Ballroom
8:00pm - 11:30pm Expo Vendor Move-In Conference Centers A-H
SATURDAY, MARCH 2
6:00am - 8:00am Expo Vendor Move-In Conference Centers A-H
6:30am - 3:30pm Registration & Think Tank/WWSF Store Open Grand Ballroom Lobby
8:00am - 6:00pm Expo Hall Open Conference Centers A-H
8:00 - 8:45am Show Jump Acts Show Production & Operations Aztec Room
Show Choreography Show Production & Operations Upper Dells Ballroom
8:00 - 9:45am Social Media & Communications Team Management Sierra Vista
Show Comedy Show Production & Operations Laguna Vista
Division I (NSSA) Judges Q&A Show Ski Officials Executive Board Room
Rope Making Show Production & Operations Santa Fe 3016
Risk Management Team Management Santa Fe 3020
Trios and Conventional Doubles Show Ski Grand Ballroom
Outboard Boat Rigging Show Production & Operations Conference Center Lobby
Beginning Swivel Show Ski Conference Center I
Trailer Backing Other Clinics Meet in Grand Ballroom Lobby
8:00 - 5:15pm Walk-Up Q&A with USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Team Management Conference Centers A-H booth #5
Adaptive Water Ski Programs Q&A Other Clinics Conference Centers A-H booth #2
9:00 - 9:45am Show Barefoot Acts Show Production & Operations Aztec Room
9:00 - 11:45am Ballet Lines Show Ski Upper Dells Ballroom
10:00 - 11:45am Show Production Show Production & Operations Sierra Vista
Show Driving 101 Show Production & Operations Laguna Vista
Beginning Barefooting Barefoot Aztec Room
Show Scoring, Box Scores, and Forms Show Ski Officials Executive Board Room
Costume & Equipment Swap Drop-Off Presidential Suite 3001
Recruiting & Retention Team Management Santa Fe 3016
Beginning 3-Event Skiing Traditional Santa Fe 3020
Beginning Strap Doubles Show Ski Grand Ballrom
Intermediate Swivel Show Ski Conference Center I
11:00am - 11:45am Paperwork Drop-Off for 2019 Wisconsin State Show Ski Championships Grand Ballroom Lobby
11:45am - 1:15pm LUNCH BREAK
12:00 - 12:45pm WWSF Annual Meeting Grand Ballroom
12:45 - 1:15pm Seeding Meeting for the 2019 Wisconsin State Show Ski Championships Grand Ballroom
1:30 - 3:15pm Show Directing 101 Show Production & Operations Sierra Vista
Boat Driving for Ballet Lines Show Production & Operations Laguna Vista
Intermediate Barefooting Barefoot Aztec Room
Division II (NSSA) Judges Q&A Show Ski Officials Executive Board Room
Observing, Riding, and Pin Pulling Show Production & Operations Santa Fe 3016
Intermediate 3-Event Skiing Traditional Santa Fe 3020
Sound & Audio Production Show Production & Operations Upper Dells Ballroom
Intermediate Strap Doubles Show Ski Grand Ballroom
Advanced Swivel Show Ski Conference Center I
1:30 - 4:30pm Costume & Equipment Swap Presidential Suite 3001
3:30 - 5:15pm Show Critique Show Tournament Preparation Sierra Vista
Freestyle Jumping Other Clinics Laguna Vista
Advanced Barefooting Barefoot Aztec Room
Show Safety & Pickup Boats Show Production & Operations Santa Fe 3016
Advanced 3-Event Skiing Traditional Santa Fe 3020
Show Announcing Show Production & Operations Upper Dells Ballroom
Advanced Strap Doubles Show Ski Grand Ballroom
Preparing for Individual Swivel Competition Show Tournament Preparation Conference Center I
4:30 - 5:15pm Costume & Equipment Swap Pickup Presidential Suite 3001
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 3
9:00 - 10:00am Registration & Think Tank/WWSF Store Open Grand Ballroom Lobby
9:00am - 12:00pm Expo Hall 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
Trick Skiing & Wake Sports Other Clinics Aztec Room
How to Dissect Your Scores Show Tournament Preparation Upper Dells Ballroom
9:00 - 11:45am Pyramids for Teams (by application only) and Small Groups 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 2019! Safe travels to all. See you in 2020!