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Only fully registered Wellington Kitesurf Academy on the Kapiti Coast! 45 mins from the Wellington CBD.

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. 

Date

Window opens 4th September Spring Closes 26th September. (Weekend days only)

Location (Best locale on the day-Click here )

Wellington High Five: Waikanae, Mana (Whitireia), Petone, Seatoun, Lyall Bay.

Current location according to the conditions is: Mana

Time*

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.)
1pm onward

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.  

Cost $25

Day One

Competition: 10 - 15 min heats.

1. Twin Tip(TT) 

Skills comp. Best 3 moves (Can be the same move)

Judging Criteria: 

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

Divisions:

Teens (13 - 19 yrs) Guys and Gals

Spring Chickens (Noobs) Open age limit

Men 

Women 

Veterans (20 - 39)

Men 

Women  

Masters (40+)

Men 

Women 

 

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) 

 

Day Two

You will receive a text message for a fun location and free riding should a second day of wind be available.

TT Heats

Competition Map (Click here)

Heat 1 9:20am

 Masters Semi 1

Heat 2 9:35am

Masters Semi 2

 

Heat 3 9:50am

Spring Chickens

 

Heat 4 10:05am

Veterans Semi 1 (Men)

 

Heat 5 10:20am

Veterans Semi 2 (Men)

 

Heat 6 10:35am

Veterans Semi 3 (Men)

 

 Heat 7 10:50am

Teens

 

 Heat 8 11:05am

Ladies Open (Vets)

 

Heat 9 12:00pm

Top two from Masters Semi Heats (1&2)

 Masters Final

 

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.

 

Final results:

Teens

Winner:

2nd:

3rd:

Ladies Open

Winner:

2nd:

3rd:

Spring Chickens (two seasons or less)

Winner: 

2nd:

3rd:

Masters 

Winner:

2nd:

3rd:

 

Veterans (Mens final)

Winner:

2nd:

3rd:

 

Rider of the Day (Peoples Vote):

Highest Woo recorded (Single day, Ngati Toa Domain): 

Sponsor Contact Phone Address
TBC

 

Finals at 12:30pm! 

"You know what’s cool about this event Dad? It can’t be cancelled by wind or rain.”