CANADIAN NATIONAL KITEBOARD RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS
WINDFEST OPEN KITE COMPETITION
July 26-28, 2019
NITINAT LAKE B.C. CANADA
**2019 NOTICE OF RACE TO BE POSTED CLOSER TO THE EVENT**
Ocean Rodeo One Design Championship (max. 80 competitors)
Ocean Rodeo once again will hold a kiteboarding one design class competition in 2018. Competitors in this class will be provided their kite, control bar, and board for each heat.
With all competitors using identical equipment, the Ocean Rodeo One Design offers a true test of skill. The course will consist of a simple beach reach, a return tack upwind, followed by a short downwind slalom course to the finish.
Competitors will be placed in amateur, open, or women’s class depending on participant numbers and skill.
Canadian National Twintip Racing Championship (max. 80 competitors)
For the third consecutive year, Ocean Rodeo Windfest will be hosting this sanctioned national championship. Competitors will race through the same simple course as the one design in heats of up to 8 racers. There will be at least one qualifying race for each competitor before a final round. Competitors will be placed in amateur, open, or women’s class depending on participant numbers and skill.
Twintip & Strapless Freestyle (max 24 competitors)
A good old fashioned throwdown. Who has the best moves with the smoothest style? Competitors throw down in heats of 4 with the top 2 advancing to a final round. Competitors will be placed in amateur, open, or women’s class depending on participant numbers and skill. All women’s heats will be held if possible, and judged separately depending on registration.
Big Air (max 36 competitors)
This is contest is a combination of maximum height and crowd reaction! Heats of 6 riders up against each other to max out their Woo Sports trackers as well as wow the crowd (you’ll have to get close to the beach. There will be a qualifying and final round. Competitors will be placed in amaeteur, open, or women’s class depending on participant numbers and skill.
Classes Placement of male competitors in ‘Open’ vs ‘Advanced’ class will be at the discretion of event organizers and judges. No sandbagging permitted!
Amateur and women’s classes will likely consist of a single round competition, unless participation permits further heats.
Various awards will be presented, including for top 3 event placement and other specialty awards. You don’t have to place to win some of these, so always giv’r on the water!
Prizes Competitor door prizes All competitors are automatically entered into the door prize draw.
Raffle prizes The biggest and best prizes live here. Each competitor gets 5 tickets with their registration package, and of course tickets will be available for sale all weekend.