The full schedule for the 2018 Georgia Wake Series has been released.
Following a sophomore year that saw the Georgia Wake Series expand the schedule with an additional cable stop, resulting in nail-biting finishes where State champions were not determined until the final pass, the season was a tremendous success.
For 2018, the Georgia Wake Series grows to eight total events including four cable and four boat stops, making it the most balanced grassroots series in the country.
In only two years, over 200 riders from a dozen states have participated. With a ton of momentum, sponsorship support, and robust purse and prizes, this is a figure surely to increase for 2018.
The 2018 Georgia Wake Series features Terminus Wake Park as the opening and closing events and visits The Olympic Rowing Venue (Lake Lanier, Wakefest) and Lake Acworth.
The tour will also expand to a two-day weekend event at Valdosta Wake Compound and add an all-new stop at Lake Spivey, a private lake near the metro Atlanta area.
"I'm excited about the progress the Georgia Wake Series has made in its short lifetime. Last year we made a slight adjustment to the points calculations which added a ton of fun and excitement to the season. This year, we're balancing the boat and cable stops, while making a few tweaks to the rider classifications," says Brandon Lee, director of the Georgia Wake Series.
"It's going to be a lot of fun watching the progression throughout the year, and I'm sure we'll have several back and forth battles for Boat, Cable and Overall Championships. We've also locked down what we believe are the best venues possible for wakeboarding in the state, both for the riders and the fans."
All 2018 boat events will be pulled entirely by MasterCraft boats, featuring the perfectly clean and consistent wakes MasterCraft is known for.
2018 Georgia Wake Series | Dates and Locations
Stop 1: May 5, 2018 - Cartersville, GA - Terminus Wake Park
Stop 2: May 6, 2018 - Jonesboro, GA - Lake Spivey
Stop 3: June 10, 2018 - Gainesville, GA - Lake Lanier Olympic Park
Stop 4: June 16, 2018 - Albany, GA - WakeFest GA
Stop 5: July 14, 2018 - Valdosta, GA - Valdosta Wake Compound
Stop 6: July 15, 2018 - Valdosta, GA - Valdosta Wake Compound
Stop 7: August 18, 2018 - Acworth, GA - Lake Acworth
Stop 8: August 19, 2018 - Cartersville, GA - Terminus Wake Park