BKSA 2012 Event Dates Released

After another successful year last year the BKSA has announced the tour dates for the coming 2012 season. We’ve put them in our diary and if you live in the UK then so should you. In a tough climate the BKSA have worked hard to put on a full campaign for the season and it should be another great year for UK kitesurfing. Show your support by coming to watch, entering or even offering to help out, if you haven’t been to an event before then you should definitely get along to one this year and have a go at a competition. You might just like it!

2011 End of Season Party

BKSA National Title Events 2012 

Clacton “Easter Weekender“

April 6th-9th Kitesurfing – Freestyle, Race

Watergate  Bay  “West is Best “

April 21st-22nd Kitesurfing Race and Westcountry Wave Jam

Hunstanton “Lifestyles Jubilee Weekender”

June 1st-4th – Kitesurfing Freestyle, Fun Slalom, Speed

Essex “Kitefest”

June 15th-17th - Freestyle Kitelandboard , Kitebuggy

Troon “Scottish Windfest “

September 21st-23rd - Kitesurfing Freestyle and Fun Race

Redcar “Kitetastic”

5th -7th October-  Kitesurfing Freestyle, Slalom and Freestyle Kitelandboard , Kitebuggy

Weymouth “Speed Week”

6th-12th October – Kitesurfing – Speed

Westward Ho! “ Kitetastic Finals Week” October  18th -20th

Wavemasters October 14th-18th

Kitesurfing Freestyle  October 18th-20th

Race + Freestyle Kitelandboard and Kitebuggy October 19th-20th  

End of year Prizegving  Saturday pm October 20th

Could you be walking away with one of these in 2012?

Other Events

Exmouth “Edge Cup”

June 23rd -24th - Fun Racing

Lancing “KB4 Girls Olympic Weekender”

July 27th-29th – Training Event for girls

Rhosneigr North Wales “Slider Jam”

August 30th-September 2nd S

Hannah Whitely, Holly Kennedy and Nicky Rudd took home the prizes in the ladies fleet last year.

Entry

All entries must be done online for BKSA events – each link will be placed on website under ENTRIES

Freestyle

Each event will have an overall winner in each fleet – however all rounds of Freestyle will count towards the overall title – so at some events we may be able to run 2 rounds if there is wind on all days

Racing

Each event will have an overall winner – however all races completed in the season will count towards the overall title allowing more discards as per rules to give an overall winner for season

Wild Card Entries

Think you are the best in your area – we are offering 2 free places to local competitors put forward by local club /shop/ School to enter a BKSA event – you must be new to competition  - entries must be received 2 weeks prior to events – events@kitesurfing.org

Take the plunge and join in!

We have some new and existing sponsorship -

“Ion “ 

Race Crew Jackets and Safety Crew Drysuits

“King of Watersports”

King of Watersports have kindly come on board again to support the best move of the event

Prize value approx. £200 / event – awarded to any rider in any freestyle fleet to have performed the best move of the event.

“Palmera Local “

Clothing supplier – Race Crew

“Best Rookie of the year” – Sponsored by Best!

This is a new awarded to anyone competing in Am Men, Am Ladies, and Junior or Youth categories

Best Sponsorship Deal – two kites and board

Based on Results, Attitude, Sportsmanship, Potential

Announced at last event of the season

“Media Sponsors “

IKSURFMAG, Kiteworld, Kitesurf, Powerkite, Bluejuice, Barefoot Media

Cancelation-

All events are subject to funding and may be cancelled up to 30 days prior to event – also some disciplines may be added or removed – so please check website and entry conditions for all events prior to going.

For more information on the series CLICK HERE


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