We are proud to announce that the Pro Watercoss World Championship will be held on September 19-27, 2015 at Sugden Park in Naples, Florida.
By: Pro Watercross Tour
Over the past several months Pro Watercross has visited five different potential venues from all over the United States; two on the east coast, one in the mid-west and two on the west coast.” Naples, Florida was the final site visit and had all the amenities for the making of a world championship venue” stated Nick Handler of Pro Watercross. “The venue is very consumer friendly and we will have the ability to not only bring in world class athletes but to also encompass all types of vendors and displays enabling us to create a world class experience for everyone involved.”
Rob Wells, sports marketing manager of the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB stated today “The Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB is honored to host the Pro Watercross World Championships. We think the riders will thoroughly enjoy Sugden Park as a venue. I truly believe all the competitors, crews, families, and fans will find Naples and Collier County friendly, enjoyable, and a place they will want to return to again and again.”
Pro Watercross will be reaching out to international competitors to bring the world best athletes into Naples, Florida to compete against the USA’s best.
First place finishers in both the Pro Ski GP and Pro Runabout Open classes are guaranteed $5,000 for a 1st place win, in each of the two classes. The Pro Watercross World Championship will be working over the next eight months to offer the largest purse in the history of personal watercraft racing. A purse for all expert and pro classes will be determined before the start of the Pro Watercross Tour in May.
The event also means more international exposure, image enhancement and development opportunities for the area, placing Naples, Florida on the world stage. Along with Live Streaming and a one hour TV show that will be produced for the distribution, this event will viewed worldwide. Pro Watercross TV shows reach into to over 93 million households for each airing.
Pro Watercross is looking to take the sport to the next level, working to reinforce the positive image of personal watercrafts and PWC lovers around the world. If you are interested in more information about Pro Watercross, its Tour and World Championship visit Pro Watercross at www.ProWatercross.com or on Facebook under Pro Watercross.
2015 Pro Watercross Tour Schedule
Round Date City Venue
1 May 9-10, Panama City Beach, FL, Boardwalk Beach Resort
2 May 16-17, Pensacola Beach, FL, Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier
3 June 20-21, Sparks/Reno, NV, Sparks Maria Park
4 June 27-28, St. George, UT, Sand Hollow State Park
5 July 18-19, Lewisville, TX, Lake Park
6 August 8-9, Lake Hartwell, GA, Lake Hartwell
National Championship, August 15-16, Charleston, WV, Magic Island Park
World Championship, Sept 19-27, Naples, FL, Sugden Park