Leading Edge Award

Program Overview

Awarded to individuals or parks for creativity in the development of new themes, facilities, programs, services or operational concepts in the water attractions industry; and to suppliers who have developed new concepts, products or services to the benefit of park members, their customers and the water attractions industry. Nominations for the 2017 award will open soon. More Info

2016 Honorees

Below are the 2016 Award recipients.  Click the More info button to download a PDF with more details about each recipient. 

For "Cyclone Saucers"

For "Cowabunga Beach"

For Their Development of Surf-Air®

For Their Innovations in Waterslide Manufacturing That Allows For Artistic Themeing, Unique Patterns and Sound Effects


For The Work on Xishuangbanna Waterpark

For Their Noites Macabras Event

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Prior Years' Honorees

Find the list of previous award winners from 1992 to 2016 in a downloadable PDF format. 
Prior Honorees