Miami, FL – Monday March 12, 2012

Prize Money Breakdown for this year is as follows:

Male and Female as equals top 3 in each Pro division: $1500, $1000, $500

The Official Tow Boat for this year is the Nautique 230 provided by our longtime friends Miami Nautique International.

Here is a quick rundown of what to expect this year:

Popular Rockband Surrender The Fall has just agreed to perform, more surprises to come.  All new at Board Up™ this year, a Mexican Taco Stand, so make sure you are hungry, juicy Carnitas, Steak, or Chicken, and don’t forget the Board Up™World Famous Salsa.  Board Up™has also agreed with 4th year sponsor Dunkelvolk to offer a full beverage bar station for those spectators of age to enjoy a full selection of Cocktails and Beverages.

THE EVENT IS FREE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.  It will be the best yet.  We play host to the IWWF Pan Am Wakeboard Championships.  Meet and greet some of the World’s Best Wakeboarders on Thursday March 22 at the Official Training Day or watch them compete for the crown of Pan Am Champion and some prize money on March 23 and March 24.

About Board Up™:

Action Sports Fans Get Ready, Board Up™ just got much better than ever. Not only does it play host to the coolest action sports festival in South Florida,  Board Up™ has a new home at Mills Pond Park in Ft. Lauderdale, it plays host to the IWWF Pan Am Wakeboard Championships, which means the best Wakeboarders from the entire Americas will descend upon South Florida to compete for prize money and respect at the World Ranking Level.  Expect the same party as always from March 22-24, 2012, only this time it is free to the general public, that’s right there is no admission to entry at Board Up™, all you have to do is show up and be ready to experience the best in Action Sports: Pro Wakeboarding, Swim Suit Fashion Shows, and more!!! Plus, the Live! Modern School of Music will perform an amazing complilation of cover music: Rolling Stones meet the Beetles.

Whether you are an avid action sports enthusiast, simply a fan, or just a music lover, Board Up™ is perfect for you and the whole family.  Board Up™ offers a variety of choices for entertainment and culinary delights.  Board Up™ will also offer the best in ice cold cocktails for the beach.

Board Up™, founded in 2006 by Jonathan Strauss, is an all out Action Sports Music Festival that features some of the world’s best wakeboarders, Action Sports Demos, Bikini Fashion Shows, an Event Expo, and Live Music by artists soon to be named.  All of this Free to the public.

Individual Rider registration and more information available on-line via the event website, All riders receive a participant pack and must be in good standing with their Country’s Federation.

A portion of the event’s proceeds will go to the H2O’s Foundation, Helping Others Swim,