Essex Kite Fest 1st round BKSA Land Event
on Friday the 15th of June to Sunday the 17th of June Essex Kite Park will be holding Essex Kite Fest. This is going to a massive land-based event catering for all the family, from your part time buggy rider to your committed land boarder.
For anyone who didn’t attend our events last year, they are friendly events held at Essex Kite Park where you can come and fly for a weekend, camp for two or three nights, enjoy yourselves and relax for the weekend in the company of other friendly campers.
We have a 22 acre field, a great selection of ramps, club house, toilets with hot water, toys to entertain the kids and barbecue facilities.
Please don’t worry if you don’t want to compete, The event is open to all the family. The prices are:
£20 for a family ticket
£15 for individual flyers (Camping and flying)
£10 for non-flyers (Camping only)
Tickets are available online or on site on the day.
For information on how to get to the event go to www.essexkitepark.com and to pay online please go to www.essexkitepark.co.uk/events/tickets (please note this is for non competitors only.)
There will be free taster lessons available from the club instructors so everyone can have a go.
The members will be running daily kite surf tours taking you to spots local to Essex Kite Park in Southend for a ride on our beautiful flat water spots.
Not only is this part of the summer session series of events but being held alongside this event is the 1st round of the BKA (formally BKSA) land championships with 6 classes:
Pro men’s Landboard
Pro Kite buggy
Amateur men’s Landboard
Amateur men’s kite buggy
Amateur ladies kite buggy/board
Junior land board.
Competitors please arrive Friday evening for riders briefing early Saturday, please go to http://www.britishkitesurfingassociation.co.uk/events/essex-freestyle-land.html for more information and competition rules.
To register to be a competitor you firstly will need BKSA insurance, and will need to register online. Please go to http://bksaessex2012.eventbrite.com/ registration will only be available online. NO REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR COMPETITION AT THE EVENT.
See you there!!!
Thanks from all at EKP.