Here is the complete list of criteria for invitation to ski the 50th Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament, sponsored by Nautique, to be held at Callaway Gardens, in Pine Mountain, GA, May 22-24, 2009
1. 2008 Defending Masters Event Champion
2. Official IWSF Event World Record Holder as of March 1, 2009 in Slalom, Jump, Trick
3. Current IWSF Water Ski Worlds Event Champions in Slalom, Jump, Trick
4. Top 10 Men and Top 8 Women on final IWSF Elite Ranking list for Slalom; Top 8 for Jump and Tricks
5. A Winner of any Masters approved IWSF Elite List Tournament after June 1, 2008 until April 1, 2009. 2009 Masters Committee Approved Events with a minimum prize purse in: Men's Slalom and Jump: US $15,000; Tricks: US $12,000 Women's Slalom and Jump: US $10,000; Tricks: US $7500
6. Masters LCQ (Last Chance Qualifier) Equal or better the score of the 5th place athlete invited. WILD CARDS will be under the sole discretion of Correct Craft. There will be a pregnancy clause exception given to those invited skiers who are unable to compete at the 2009 Masters.