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 22, 23 and 24, 2016
15th Annual Windless Kite Festival
Location: Long Beach Elementary School
Long Beach, WA
NEW Weekend This Year! 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.
June 4-5, 2016
Ocean Shores Festival of Colors
Location: Chance Approach Ocean Shores, Wa
This is a great event to kick off the summer outdoor season! Come see us, and let us help take those first steps whether just learning to fly, taking the next step in your skills, or helping you start with competitions.
POST EVENT UPDATE: Thank you to Ocean Shores Kites. They put in a lot work to help make the Ocean Shores, WA events special. We are looking forward to next time.
July 9-10, 2016
Westport Windriders Kite Festival
Location - Grayland Beach's Cranberry Approach
The NWSKL will have fun stuff and lessons along with an AKA sanctioned competition in conjuction with the Windriders kite festival.
Registration Form to participate in the sport kite competition. On-line registration closes on July 7 9:00PM, please try to register early so we can setup all the paperwork.
Sponsed by: The Westport Windriders of course! Check the website for the latest information about the Festival.
August 18-21, 2016
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 17-18, 2016
Whidbey Island Sport Kite Championships
Location - Camp Casey
AKA sanctioned competition will be held in conjunction with the kite festival.
November 5-6, 2016
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.
Thank you to Ocean Shores Kites. They have alot of activities planned for the weekend. It's an event for all ages, all weekend, both days.