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Malibu & WWA Rider Experience 2024

2024 Malibu Boats Rider Experience

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Rider Experience Series: Reimagined for 2024

The World Wake Association (WWA) and Malibu Boats are thrilled to unveil the return of the world's premier regional amateur development event series. Reimagined for 2024, the Rider Experience Series returns with three stops across the U.S. Each stop will bring three action-packed days on the water.

Building on the success of previous events, this year’s series offers a fresh take, combining the excitement of the Malibu Boats Just Ride Tour and two days of amateur competition for a full three-day weekend of fun. The Rider Experience Series features divisions in wakeboarding, wakeskating, and foiling as well as expanded wakesurf divisions for participants of all ages and ability levels. The WWA and Malibu Boats are excited to showcase the sport's new and growing talent and continue the sport's exponential growth with two days of engaging competition as the Rider Experience series heads into its twelfth season. 


  • Expanding to a THREE-DAY event due to the increased popularity of wakesports. 
    • Day 1: Just Ride Tour Demo Day: Experience the latest Malibu lineup and receive 1:1 time with some of Malibu and Axis’ Pro Team Riders. Registration is required.
    • Day 2-3: WWA Regional Championships: Wakeboard, Wakeskate, Wakesurf, Foil. WWA National Championships qualifying competition. Open to All ages, All abilities.
    • Expansion of Wakesurf Divisions: Expanding from four (4) wakesurf divisions to more than sixteen(16) allows riders to compete against age, ability and gender specific divisions of throughout the season.

Day 1

Malibu Just Ride Tour

Kicking off the weekend, participants can learn more about the latest in the Malibu Boats lineup through the Just Ride Tour. Malibu Boats & Axis Pro Team Athletes will be offering on-water demos including educational sessions on the latest Malibu & Axis models, and walkthroughs of the latest watersports technology and innovations. Register with the hosting dealer to secure your on-water time with the pros & get ready to experience the latest in Malibu. Spots are limited, registration is required.

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Day 2 & 3

WWA Regional Championships

Recognizing the exponential growth of the sport at the amateur level, the 2024 Rider Experience Series is extending the competition to two action-packed days. With the increased participation and growing talent pool, this decision ensures that all riders, regardless of their experience level, have the opportunity to showcase their skills. Anyone can attend the event in any region.

Learn More From The WWA

The WWA Regional Championships are open to riders of all ages and all ability levels, with age and gender-based divisions for each discipline of competition:Wakeboard, Wakesurf, Wakeskate, and Foiling.

The highlight of each WWA Regional Championship will continue to be the Jr. Pro Women and Jr. Pro Men’s divisions. These young up-and-coming riders will compete at each stop of the series for a piece of the $5,000 in travel scholarships that Malibu Boats is awarding to the overall winners to be used towards the WWA Wakeboard National Championships and WWA Wakeboard World Championships. The WWA Regional Championships will continue to qualify and seed riders for the 2024 WWA Wakeboard National Championships.

2024 Malibu WWA Rider Experience Dates 

Malibu Boat dealers in each region will host the WWA Rider Experience events. Beginning in the Eastern region and working its way across North America. Information and registration can be found below or by visiting

2024 Rider Experience East with Tommy's Boats

May 31 – June 2

Rider Experience East — Tommy's Boats

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279 S Lake Silver Dr, Winter Haven, FL 33881

2024 Rider Experience Central with Munson Marine

June 21 – June 23

Rider Experience Central — Munson Marine

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303 N Water St, Rockford, IL 61107

2024 Rider Experience West with Tommy's Boats

July 12 – July 14

Rider Experience West – Tommy's Boats

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Prospect Lake, Colorado Springs, CO 80910

WakeFest TN 2024

July 21 – July 23

WakeFest TN

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6323 Jefferson Rd, Smithville, TN 37166

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