The Seventh Annual 10,000 Lakes Wakesurf Open


The 10,000 Lakes Wakesurf Open is part of the World Series of Wakesurfing - the biggest organized wakesurfing circuit ever.  

Welcome to the 7th annual 10,000 Lakes Wakesurf Open.  This event is one of the biggest and baddest wakesurf competitions out there.  As part of the World Series of Wakesurfing, riders of all levels have a great time and compete for cash prizes, swag, and a chance to ride in the World Wakesurf Championship.  Combine Minnesota nice, the Big City, a huge wave, and you have a very solid weekend!


The Boat: 2017 Malibu M235


Date: August 5th, 2017


Event Site: August 5th: Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota-The Mississippi River


Event Site Address: 

August 5th: 1501 W. River Road, Minneapolis Minnesota 55411


Hotel Accommodations: The Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel - Click here for a discounted rate / the surfer room block


Hotel Address: 225 3rd Ave South, Minneapolis  MN  55401 



*Click on pins below on map for event and hotel locations




Juniors:  The little shredders get to ride too!


Masters: 40+ surf godfathers (and mothers) welcome.


Amateur: Riders can ride without the rope, slaysh carve, and occasionally land tricks like the 360 and shuvit.


Outlaw: Semi-professional division.  Riders can spin 360's, shuvits, and some of the tricks performed by the pros.


Professional: If you are the top-dog in your wakesurf pack, ride against the best guys and ladies in the world.  Past professionals to ride in the 10,000 Lakes Wakesurf Open include: Sean Cummings, Aaron Witherell, Grant Witherell, Cole Sorensen, Jodi Grassman, Keenan Flegel, Trevor Fearson, Chris Wolter, Bri Chmel, Rebecca Ort, Dom Lagace, Raleigh Hager, Tommy Czeschin, Vanessa Vincent, Chase Hazen, James Walker, Jake Caster, Stacia Bank,  Chris Wolter, Trevor Grindland, Mitch Rudd, and Ashley Kidd.


Mike Jost, Minnesota, "Super fun event, super fun people, super sick gnarly surfing!" 


James Walker, California, "The 10,000 Lakes Wakesurf Open is a great event that is fun for all ages."


Nick, Spectator, "It was awesome to see wakesurfing for the first time - at all levels.  I won some free swag and had a blast!"

Judging: We use the most current set of rules provided by the

The Competitive Wake Surf Association @

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