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Event Timeline

The 2024 IWWF Open, U23 and Junior Barefoot World Championships will be the largest tournament to date on the newly built Championship Lake in Auburndale, Florida!

Saturday, October 5th,2024

The Opening Ceremony will include a parade of athletes, welcome speeches, live music and skiing demonstrations.  VIP Reception for officials and dignitaries will be in the Garden Center before the event.

Location: Lake Silver, Winter Haven 

Sunday – Wednesday, October 6th – 9th, 2024

First official day Competition will be Sunday and semi finals will continue until Wednesday. 

Location: Championship Lake, Auburndale
Location: Lake Grew, Polk City

Thursday, October 10th,2024

Join us at Camp Margaritaville’s Pavilion by the lake for a Night with the Legends!

Location: Camp Margaritaville, Auburndale

Friday- Saturday, October 11th-12th, 2024

The excitement rises as the competition finals begin.

Location: Championship Lake, Auburndale

Location: Lake Grew, Polk City

Saturday, October 12th,2024

The Award Ceremony at the lake will follow and the Closing Ceremony Banquet conclude the event.  Join us as we induct new IWWF Hall of Fame members!

Location: Camp Margaritaville, Auburndale

Opening Ceremony

Lake Silver, Winter Haven


Nightly Social Events

Pavilion, Camp Margaritaville Auburndale


Closing Ceremony Banquet

Paradise Pavilion, Camp Margaritaville