Gates Co. hosts water ski challenge

Published 7:29 pm Monday, June 7, 2010

The Beaver Lake Ski Club will host the Beaver Lake Challenge Water Ski Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, June 12-13, in Gates County, N.C.

The event consists of competition in Slalom, Tricks and Jump divisions. Amateur skiers of all ages and abilities will be participating. Skiers from North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware are expected to attend.

Slalom competition will be all morning starting at 8 a.m. The Trick and Jump events will be in the afternoon. The public is invited to attend and admission is free. Concessions will be available on site.

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The tournament is sponsored by Causeway Marina, Duck Thru Food Stores, Elizabeth City Brick Company, Metal Tech of Murfreesboro, Lassiter’s Portable Toilets, and Commercial Ready Mix Products. For more information, please go to

Beaver Lake is located on Highway 13/158 in Gates County, two miles north of the Chowan River Bridge, between Ahoskie, N.C. and Suffolk.