SEATTLE, WA – The Taste of Tye presented by the INT League and Monroe Chamber of Commerce is coming to Monroe, WA on June 6-7 for a weekend of watersports and local tastings. This event will feature an INT League amateur waterski, wakeboard, wake surf, wake skate, and kneeboard event on Lake Tye. On shore, satisfy your taste buds with local beer, wine, desserts, and foods. The event will be open to the public on Saturday and Sunday, and free for spectators.
The watersports event will feature two round waterski and wake surf competition on Saturday, and a two rounds wakeboard, wake skate and kneeboard competition on Sunday. Skiers and riders will be coming from Snohomish country, and all over Washington, Oregon, Vancouver and Idaho to participate. It is the second in an INT League tour of events in Washington this summer.
The competition is separated into ability based divisions with some age and gender breakdowns. INT offers beginner through pro level divisions. Each rider or skier will compete against people of similar ability level. Kids, moms, dads, college students, working professionals, retirees and more will all be out at the lake enjoying the calm water conditions of Monroe’s aquatic gem.
Anyone can enter to ride or ski in the competition. There are novice level classes for people who have just learned to wakeboard or ski. However the beginners will share the starting dock with very experienced athletes throwing pro level performances as well! It makes for an exciting day at the lake, cheering on those who are just learning one minute, and watching a rare expert performance the next!
Event participants just need to bring their board or ski, and life jacket. Ropes and handles will be provided by Proline. The best watersports specific boats will be at the event to pull the tournament including Malibu, Axis, Nautique, MasterCraft, Tigé, Supra, Moomba, Centurion, and Supreme.
The INT League was started in 1993 in Washington with its first event on Seattle’s Greenlake. The League has grown to include a tour of events in over 17 states or regions. INT stands for International Novice Tour and its mission is to grow competitive watersports in a fun and non-intimidating environment.
Lake Address: 14090 Fryelands Blvd, Monroe, WA 98272
Saturday – Waterski (2 Round) & Wake Surf Event (1 Round)
Sunday – Wakeboard, Wake Skate & Kneeboard Event (2 Rounds, 2 long passes per round)
7:30am – Drivers, Judges and Tour Team Meeting
8:00-8:30am Onsite Registration & Check In
8:45am Skiers/Riders Meeting
9:00am Opening Ceremonies
12:00pm Wake Surf Riders Meeting (Saturday Only)
Awards Ceremony at the conclusion of each day
Connelly SUP Demos: Saturday 10am – 4pm
Papa’s WoodFire Pizza and Yoforit Frozen Yogurt will be onsite to satisfy your taste buds!
Saturday Night After Party at Evergreen Speedway! Check your INT Membership Goodie Bag for complimentary Family Passes! Come sit with us in the INT reserved section.
Camping: There is camping at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds just a few minutes from the lake. Please make your reservations in advance at Evergreenfair.org
Host Hotel: Guesthouse Inn and Suites Monroe. 19103 Highway 2. Monroe, WA 98272
(360)-863-1900 Group Code – INTLEA
Registration for both days is online at intleague.com.
About the INT League
The INT League is a marketing and promotional company that hosts amateur waterski, wakeboard, kneeboard, wake skate and wake surf competitions nationwide. INT aspires to grow participation and consistency in towed water sports by actively promoting, organizing, and supporting, fun competitive events by welcoming all ages and ability levels. For more information please see the INT website at intleague.com.