The Pro Wakeboard Tour is returning to Dallas Landing at Lake Allatoona in Acworth this weekend for the first stop of its annual pro tour. The event takes place Thursday and Friday, May 20-21, 2010, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, but the Main Event is Saturday, May 22, 2010. Athletes come from all over the world to compete in this exciting event, including last year’s defending champion, a teenager from Australia! The events offer more than just spectator sports – fans can experience tons of great food and live music, athlete autograph signings, chances to win free stuff, and shopping displays of cutting-edge water sports equipment, including boats, wakeboards, wakeskates, sunglasses and the latest in wakeboarding and surfing fashions.
In addition, the City of Acworth is hosting a huge Block Party on Saturday night, following the Main Event from 8:00 to 11:00 PM. Riders and fans can head over to Main Street for plenty of family-friendly activities, including live music, wakeboarding highlight videos from the event, great food and lots of fun! Wakeboarders will be signing autographs and participating in all the festivities. You can attend the Block Party for free and wind down after a day of fast-paced excitement on the lake!
Parking will be limited at the park, but shuttles will run from downtown Acworth. For more information, you can contact the Acworth Parks and Recreation Department at 770-917-1234.
WIN one of 4 pairs of tickets to Saturday’s Main Event by sending a tweet (via twitter) to @365Atlanta OR by commenting on this post by 5 PM today (Tuesday, May 18, 2010)! Four lucky winners will each get a pair of tickets to Saturday’s Main Event, valued at $10.00 each. One entry per person. (Winners will need to be able to meet to pick up the tickets or tickets can be mailed via Priority Mail on Wednesday but we cannot guarantee delivery by Saturday.)
WHERE: Pro Wakeboard Tour at Dallas Landing, Lake Allatoona – 5120 Allatoona Drive, Acworth, GA 30101