World Acrobatics Society
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
(Olympic events & professional divers)
(freestyle skiers & skateboarders)
(Olympic artistic gymnastics for men and women)
(Hollywood stunt people and circus entertainers)
Trampoline & Tumbling
(teachers, writers, publishers, manufacturers, judges and innovators)