The Sixth 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 6th 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: 2016 Nautique G23


Date: August 6th, 2016


Event Site: August 6th: Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota-The Mississippi River


Event Site Address: 

August 6th: 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 


Saturday, August 15th: After party Information coming soon!


*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, Brian Baker, James Walker, Jackie Fort, Stacia Bank,  Raya Walker, 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

CWSA (Competitive Wakesurf Association).

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