CBK Watersports

The Appalachian Open presented by CBK Watersports is a highly anticipated worldwide wake surf event that showcases the talents of the best wake surfers in the country. As a qualifier for the World Wakesurf Championships, this event promises to be a thrilling competition with athletes vying for a chance to take the tops honors. This year, the event will take place on June 23rd and 24th at the scenic Winged Deer Park in Johnson City, Tennessee. The park offers a stunning backdrop for the event, with its lush greenery and tranquil waters creating a serene and peaceful atmosphere.

The Appalachian Open is the 5th stop on the World Series of Wake Surfing tour, drawing top athletes from all over the country. Spectators can expect to witness an incredible display of skill and athleticism as the wake surfers ride behind the best wakes in the world, provided by Centurion Boats. The competition will be fierce, with riders pushing the limits of what is possible in the sport.

Boat Demos
June 22 – 23

June 23 – 24


Gold Level

Silver Level

Bronze Level


The event promises to be an exciting and entertaining experience for anyone who loves to be near the water. Located on the grassy lawn shoreline of the 400 foot water channel, spectators will have a front-row view of all the action.

The Winged Deer Park, where the event is taking place, is a perfect location for a family-friendly outing. The park boasts of several amenities, including a playground for kids, trails for hiking and biking, and an amphitheater that hosts live concerts every Thursday through Saturday.

In addition to the water channel action, visitors to the event will have access to a variety of food trucks and restaurants nearby. These culinary options offer a range of food choices that cater to all palates.

For accommodation, the area has several major hotel chains that offer various options to suit everyone’s preferences. Sleep Inn has offered a rate is $139/night for a Single King and $149/night for a Double Queen. Call (423) 915-0081 and ask for the Appalachian Open event rate.

For those who prefer to travel in their RV or motorhome, there are also options available.

Event Host: CBK
Kelly Witherspoon and Stephanie Gonzales

Dealership Contact
Nate Stockman & Kelly Witherspoon

Competition & Demo Location:
Winged Deer Park
4137 Bristol Hwy
Johnson City TN 37601

Centurion & Supreme Boat Demos

Schedule a Test Ride of one of our 2023 Centurion and Supreme boats

June 22nd – 23rd (9:30am – 4:30pm)

4137 Bristol HWY
Johnson City, TN 37601

Book your Test Ride:

Athlete Registration

Registration is closed for this event.