Competitions and Locations
Note: A Championship Season runs until July 31st with the remaining competitions of the summer counting towards next year's Championships. The region's top 5 fliers in each division qualify for the National competition at the AKA Convention in the early fall.
At the national competition, the planned precision format will be Program Precision. This is different than the competition format the league will use at some events. Check the AKA Rule Book Appendix for specifics download the Program Precision Seminar Outline from a past Annual Meeting.
January 17, 18 and 19, 2015
14th Annual Windless Kite Festival
Location: Long Beach Elementary School
Long Beach, WA
Gym hours: 10:30AM to 4:00PM Saturday and Sunday. A variety of demonstrations, competitions, and open flying will have something for everyone. Scheduling will be posted at the gym. For more info, Click Here. Saturday night we head to the Kite Museum for a Pot-luck Dinner. There will be awards and a bag raffle. Bring that special raffle item, the funds raised go toward supporting the Museum.
February 6-7, 2015
Milton Indoor Kite Festival
Location: Faith Family Church
1702 Milton Way, Milton Wa 98354
Contact: Scott Davis - Scott@TeamEvidence.com
AKA Sanctioned Single-line and Open Competition both days!
Cost: $15 registration fee for one day of competition, $25 for both; Pay on site only
For planning purposes please notify Scott if you know you you are coming at email above with Name and Class if possible. Open at 10:00AM both days.
Kid's Kitemaking - need a couple of people
Friday 5-6:30 / Saturday 12:00 - 1:30
June 6-7, 2015
Ocean Shores Festival of Colors
Location: Chance Approach Ocean Shores, Wa
This is a great event with many changes coming this year to help make getting started with sport kites easier for people. Come see us, and let us help take those first steps, or the next step in your skills.
Registration Form or email firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsed by: Ocean Shores Kites.
July 10-12, 2015
Westport Windriders Kite Festival
Location - Grayland Beach's Cranberry Approach
The NWSKL will have fun stuff and lessons on Saturday, an AKA sanctioned competition will be held on Sunday, in conjuction with the kite festival.
Registration Form to participate in the sport kite competition.
Sponsed by: The Westport Windriders of course! Check the website for the latest information about the Festival.
August 17-23, 2015
Washington State International Kite Festival
Location - Long Beach, WA
AKA sanctioned outdoor competitions held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Schedule to be determined.
AKA sanctioned indoor competitions will be held on Thursday and Friday nights.
The Single-Line Only Comp Thursday night. Open Comp Friday night.
Pilots Meetings for indoor at gym at 6:30.
More info: Washington State International Kite Festival
September 19-20, 2015
Whidbey Island Sport Kite Championships
Location - Fort Casey
AKA sanctioned competition will be held on both Saturday and Sunday, in conjunction with the kite festival.
November 7-8, 2015
Run From the Rain Indoor Kite Weekend
Location: Ocean Shores Elementary School Gymnasium
300 Mt. Olympus Dr.Ocean Shores, Wa
Competitions will begin at 2:00pm Saturday, and 11:00am Sunday. All skill levels are encouraged to attend and participate. Pilot's Meeting 15 minutes prior to start of competition. Please register early.