News

2014

2014 WAS Congress
September 14-16, 2014
Best Western Buena Vista Hotel
Disney World,
Orlando, Florida

World Acrobatics Society

Society Mission

The World Acrobatics Society (WAS) is a world-wide organization for the advancement of education, communication and cooperation among all individuals and organizations interested in fostering the growth, development and safety of the various acrobatics sports and preserving their histories.


Congress & Annual Meeting

The annual membership meeting is held in September in conjunction with an all-day educational congress. The traditional site for this event has been Las Vegas, with the selected venue announced each year.




Gallery of Legends Banquet

At the conclusion of the annual congress, a Legends Banquet is held in which selected individuals from the world of acrobatics are inducted into the WAS Gallery of Legends.

Recognized Acrobatic Disciplines 


Acrobatic Gymnastics & Cheerleading
Diving
(Olympic events & professional divers)

Extreme Sports
(freestyle skiers & skateboarders)

Gymnastics
(Olympic artistic gymnastics for men and women)

Professional performers
(Hollywood stunt people and circus entertainers)

Trampoline & Tumbling
Contributors
(teachers, writers, publishers, manufacturers, judges and innovators)

Lifetime Achievement



Organization Status


The World Acrobatics Society (WAS) is a non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Delaware (December 2nd, 1997) and certified by the IRS as a 501 (c) (3) organization in 1999.