Wellington Kite Jam 2021
Wellington Kite Jam (WKJ)
Window opens Saturday 4th Sept - Sunday 26th September.
*See details below for more information.
Note: Entries close August 21st, 10pm.
Will need Lockdown L2 or lower as a prerequisite for event execution.
Window opens 4th September Spring Closes 26th September. (Weekend days only)
Wellington High Five: Waikanae, Mana (Whitireia), Petone, Seatoun, Lyall Bay.
Current location according to the conditions is: Mana
|9am||All Riders report to Rally Flag (Click on or zoom on Purple Flags)|
|9:30am||Heats kick off (in order of Divisions list, see below)|
|12pm||Finals (With Award ceremony at Rally point immediately afterward.)|
Expression Session (Voting and awards will be video awarded and posted)
*Note: Times may vary slightly according to conditions and rider numbers, please be present at all times if you are a rider.
Competition: 10 - 15 min heats.
1. Twin Tip(TT)
Skills comp. Best 3 moves (Can be the same move)
TT Judging Criteria:
Skill: Jump or pop with a rotation or grab =1, w/Rotation/grab = 2 and kiteloop of some sort =3
Intensity: Limited to no body control = 1, body unbalanced = 2, full control = 3
Completion: Crash out = 1 Fluke it/Land it = 2, Stomp it = 3
Kite: Kite crash = 1 , Kite slightly out of control = 2, Fluid control of the kite = 3
Teens (13 - 19 yrs) Guys and Gals
Spring Chickens (Noobs) Open age limit
Veterans (20 - 39)
2. Expression Session (ES) Big Air
Judging Criteria - (Device recording and voting system)
Woo (Highest jump of the day)
People’s Choice (One vote from every person on or off the water)
You will receive a text message for a fun location and free riding should a second day of wind be available.
Heat 1 9:20am
Masters Semi 1
Heat 2 9:35am
|Masters Semi 2|
Heat 3 9:50am
Heat 4 10:05am
|Veterans Semi 1 (Men)|
Heat 5 10:20am
Heat 6 10:35am
Heat 7 10:50am
Heat 8 11:05am
Heat 9 12:00pm
Top two from Masters Semi Heats (1&2)
Heat 10 12:15pm
Top rider from Each Vet Semi (4,5&6)
|Veterans Men Final|
Rider of the Day (Peoples choice by vote)
Highest Woo Jump
Small Prize Giving Immediately after Finals at the Rally Point.
Spring Chickens (two seasons or less)
Veterans (Mens final)
Rider of the Day (Peoples Vote):
Highest Woo recorded (Single day, Ngati Toa Domain):
Finals at 12:30pm!
"You know what’s cool about this event Dad? It can’t be cancelled by wind or rain.”