Orlando, Fla. – The largest and most storied professional wakeboarding circuit in the world is gearing up for its 21st season, as the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by Rockstar Energy Drink unveiled today its 2012 schedule. The 2012 Pro Tour will visit five cities throughout the United States, including a brand new venue in the Midwest.
The 2012 season will kick off May 18 at Dallas Landing Park in Acworth, Ga. and wrap up on July 28 at Volunteer Landing in Knoxville, Tenn.
Between Acworth and Knoxville, the Pro Tour will make stops in Fort Worth, Tex., Monroe, Wash., and its newest venue in Branson, Mo.
The MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by Rockstar Energy Drink is a five-stop series points race for the Pro Tour title. Athletes accumulate points at every stop, based on placement in each contest. The highest total points-earner at the end of the five-event season will be crowned the Pro Tour champion.
Last year, Phillip Soven topped the 2011 standings, earning his fourth Pro Tour title in five years. Soven won the season-long points race after edging out teenage Australian phenom Harley Clifford 480 points to 445. As the defending titlist, Soven will enter the 2012 season as the top-ranked rider on the Pro Tour.
For more information on the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, please visit KingofWake.com.
The MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by ROCKSTAR is organized by World Sports & Marketing of Orlando, Fla., and has the support of the following sponsors: MasterCraft, Rockstar Energy Drink, Overton’s, Indmar, Peavey, Billabong, Hyperlite, CWB, Ronix, Liquid Force, Byerly, Oakley, Sayiwon’t, Epiphone and TransWorld WAKEBOARDING magazine.
MasterCraft is the exclusive towboat for the Pro Wakeboard Tour, as it has been since the tour’s wakeboarding events began in 1992.
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About King of Wake
The King of Wake is the world’s elite pro wakeboarding series, attracting the sport’s top athletes from throughout the globe. Over the course of a season, athletes compete for the ultimate wakeboarding crown in a series points race of eight events throughout the United States to see who rules the wake. The 2012 series consists of the Wake Games, the WWA National Championships, the WWA World Championships and all five stops on the Pro Wakeboard Tour. The King of Wake is organized by World Sports & Marketing – the leading wake-events producer since 1988.
2012 MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by ROCKSTAR Schedule:
- Acworth, Ga. - Dallas Landing Park/Lake Allatoona - May 18 & 19
- Fort Worth, Tex. - Texas MasterCraft - June 1 & 2
- Branson, Mo. - Moonshine Beach/Table Rock Lake - June 8 & 9
- Monroe, Wash. - Lake Tye - June 29 & 30
- Knoxville, Tenn. - Volunteer Landing - July 28