October 10-12, 2013
Ski West Village, Bakersfield, CA
About the INT US Championships:
The INT US Championships is the largest water sports event of its kind in the US. INT participants can qualify for the US Championships by competing in an INT tour and accumulating points throughout the season. At the end of the season, the division winners in each state are invited to the US Championships. There, INT division winners compete against other state champions for the US Championships title. Sponsors, professional athletes, friends and family from around the country join together to compete and cheer one another on. It is a fun filled week of parties, guest speakers, and competition. An honorary banquet is held to award the Champions at the conclusion of the event. Don’t miss this exciting experience!
Qualifications: Riders must compete in at least 50% of their state’s tour stops to be eligible to participate. 2013 First and Second Place tour winners and 2012 and 2011 Regional Winners will be invited to compete. Registration must be completed online by Monday, September 9, 2013. This event will be limited to 400 participants, registration will be accepted on a first come first serve basis.
A blast from the past: To celebrate our 20th anniversary, INT would like to invite any past US Championship participants to register and compete. All participants must be 2013 INT Members.
Registration Includes: 2 Rounds of Competition, Event Bib, Goody Bag, Awards Dinner
$150 Additional Division
$35 Additional Awards Banquet Dinner
$25 Youth Additional Awards Banquet Dinner (8 & Under)
Refunds: If you register and cannot meet the qualifications or have to cancel due to other reason, you may obtain a 75% refund before July 1.
After July 1, you may a 75% refund if you have an injury and fax in a doctors note.
July 2 – September 9 – 25% Refund for any reason
September 10- Event: No Refunds
Please complete registration within two weeks after your states last event. You can assist us and assure adequate time to plan the last minute details of this event by completing the registration form, bio sheet, and waiver as quickly as possible. Thank you.
Host Hotel: Double Tree Hotel. This this place you want to be! They offer pool side rooms, great night life, this is where scores will be posted and the location of the Saturday evening awards banquet. Rooms are $109 per night with the INT Discount, book early to save with your AAA card. Make your reservation>
Nearest Airports: LAX 1 Hour to the Lake
BFL: Located about a mile from Bakersfield
Car Rental Discounts: The Int League Meeting has partnered with Budget to provide rental cars at a discounted rate. The discount will range from 5% to 40%. If you wish to reserve a car please contact Todd Alexander at 1-800-842-5628 Ext. 35003 or the Meetings and Convention Department at 1-800-525-7537 to maximize your discount with additional coupons or promotions. Please reference BCD# U011187 when you call, or use the online service.
Wednesday, October 9 6:00pm – 8:00pm – Competitor Check in and Registration
Thursday, October 10 – Round 1
Friday, October 11 – Round 1 & 2
Saturday, October 12 – Round 2
Awards Banquet Dinner – Cocktail attire
Individual Awards for each Division
National Team Champions – State with most combined individual points
Bump Awards – For Outstanding performances
State Spirit Award – State with the most Spirit
Volunteering: Without volunteers we would not be able to host this event. If you do volunteer, we would like to thank you in advance for your help. If you or family members are available to help, please fill out the enclosed form. We would appreciate anyone who is willing to help tear down, and pack up the site after the completion of the event on Saturday. Volunteer help will expedite the tear down process and ensure everyone can arrive at the Awards Banquet in a timely manner.
Missing School? We promise you will have time to do your home work and we even encourage you to volunteer to write an essay about what you will learn about yourself, others, sportsmanship, or the history of California. We guarantee there is plenty to learn. California is full of exciting history and cultural differences! We will do our best to accommodate the students with special schedule needs.
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