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  • Northwest Sport Kite League Home Page
    individual precision events are using Program Precision format Check the AKA Rule Book Appendix for specifics or the Flier Guides section of the website to learn more about Precision Flying 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

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  • Northwest Sport Kite League Competition Page
    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 Sponsed by Ocean Shores Kites July 9 10 2016 Westport Windriders Kite Festival Location Grayland Beach s Cranberry Approach 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 18 2016 Whidbey Island Sport Kite Championships Location Fort Casey AKA sanctioned competition will be held on Saturday in conjunction with the kite festival which runs Saturday

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  • Northwest Sport Kite League Figures
    Meeting Event Date Location Class Ocean Shores Kite Festival June 4 5 Chance Approach Westport Windriders Kite Festival July 9 10 Grayland Beach WSIKF August 18 21 Long Beach Whidbey Island Kite Festival September 18 Camp Casey Beginner Dual line 2 7 9 2 7 9 2 7 9 2 7 9 Novice Dual line 7 8 13 2 17 18 19 9 15 19 9 15 Experienced Dual line

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  • Sport Kite Spectator Guide
    for The rope designates the boundary of the flying field It is set up to protect the spectators from being hit by a kite which can cause an injury as the kites are made with carbon rods on the edges It also gives the boundary lines that the competitor must stay in while he she is flying You must never go inside the boundary of the field Where should I go to watch The best place to watch is behind the flyers and judges on the outside of the ropes Why is there music sometimes There are two types of competition ballet and precision This is similar to what you see in skating competitions for freestyle and compulsory divisions Ballet Competitors choreograph routines to the music of their choice These routines last from 2 to 5 minutes Precision There is no music Competitors fly 3 predetermined compulsory figures with a short freestyle at the end They are judged on each figure and on their freestyle routine New Program Precision format Combines the compulsory figures into the freestyle Figure judging is called IN and OUT by the flier for each figure and the rest of the flight time is judged for the freestyle portion of the total score Are there skill levels There are multiple skill levels The levels are as follows Beginners Novice Experienced and Masters There are also different catagories of flyers within those levels such as Individual Multi line Pairs and Teams You also have disciplines Ballet Freestyle Precision and Train For Example NIP Novice Individual Precision MMB Masters Multi line Ballet The first letter is the level the second letter is the catagory and the third is the discipline How are the flyers judged The judges have predetermined criteria that they watch for while the flier is

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  • Northwest Sport Kite League Novice Pages
    a former Northwest Novice Champion gives you a few pointers some answers and a lot of help in this series of pages and links that follows Thanks Bud This information is intended to answer some of your questions about competing in general as well as information specific to NWSKL events It will not cover everything it would take books worth of information to cover it all but this should give you an overview of what you need to get started If you have any additional questions or have suggestions of other information to incorporate into this resource we want to know Please help us make this information more useful as time goes on by emailing the author Bud Hayes Thanks for your help How do I get started in Sport Kite competitions The Beginning Types of Competition Equipment The Flow of an Event Where Events Happen Other Web Resources The American Kitefliers Association opens in another browser window The animations require a shockwave plug in but it s well worth it the trouble Join the American Kitefliers Association AKA Sport Kite Competition Rules Reed Design IRBC Competition Figure Animations Really nice stuff Kite Education Resources opens in another browser window

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  • Northwest Sport Kite League Organization
    open this year Downloads PDF files Requires a reader program such as Adobe Reader or Sumatra PDF NWSKL By Laws The Operating Rules for the NWSKL Outlines Membership Board Members Elections Duties Meetings etc Program Precision Seminar Outline From the March 2nd 2013 League Meeting Ballet Seminar Outline From the March 31st 2012 League Meeting Email Contacts Board Members President Event Coordinator Stephen Owens pres nwskl org VicePresident Toby Arndt

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  • Northwest Sport Kite League
    Figures Spectator FAQ Flier Guides Organization Site Map Kiting Calendars NWSKL Competitions American Kitefliers Association Washington Kitefliers Association Pierce County Kitefliers Association Westport Winders British Columbia Kitefliers Association 2000 2016

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  • Northwest Sport Kite League Site Map
    Organization Calendars NWSKL Site Map Home Calendars Organization PDF Downloads Contacts Spectator FAQ Flier Guides The Beginning Types of Competition Equipment The Flow of an Event Where Events Happen Competitions

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