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 20 - 21, 2018
Windless Kite Festival
Location: Long Beach Elementary School
Long Beach, WA

The Weekend after MLK Day 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 3-4, 2017
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.

Please email,, or if you plan to attend. Include Name, AKA Membership Number, and the disaplines (Novice Ballet, Experienced Multi-Line Precision, etc...). Entry Fees: $20 Novice Individual, $30 Other Individuals, $50 Family Rate

Sponsed by: Ocean Shores Kites.

This event has it all! Kiteflying outdoors, indoors, dinner and raffle. An AKA sanctioned competitions will be held on both Saturday and Sunday, in conjuction with the kite festival.

July 8-9, 2017
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.

Sponsed by: The Westport Windriders of course! Check the website for the latest information about the Festival.

August 21-27, 2017
Washington State International Kite Festival
Location - Long Beach, WA

AKA sanctioned outdoor competitions held. Schedule to be determined (Thursday - Sunday).

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 23-24, 2017
Whidbey Island Sport Kite Championships
Location - Camp Casey

AKA sanctioned competition will be held in conjunction with the kite festival.

Registration Form and More Info

Sponsed by: Whidbey Island Kite Festival Association and Whidbey Island Kite Fliers

November 4-5, 2017
Run From the Rain Indoor Kite Weekend
Location: Ocean Shores Elementary School Gymnasium
300 Mt. Olympus Dr.Ocean Shores, Wa

Competitions will be held on Saturday, and 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.