Registration for one person, provides full access to instruction at this fun and educational workshop covering the most important aspects of QUAD LINE flying on The Flats in South Padre Island TX (capped at 20 students total) following the SPI Kite Festival.
Skill levels from first time flyers all the way up to masters are welcome, there is content for everyone and four instructors (ratio of 5 to 1) available all day including Team KiteLife members John Barresi, Scott Benz, Eli Russell and Brett Marchel.
Schedule is 9am to 4pm - we cover an incredible library of important fundamentals in the “Quad 101” starting presentation, so please do be on time and consider something for taking notes - this is also a bring your own kite affair, but all types are welcome.
We will break for a one hour lunch around noon, but some of the instructors will still be on the field assisting with remedial skills.
By early afternoon we should be introducing folks to how easy team flying can be with a little information and understanding of how it all works - those who feel ready will also participate in a mega fly all together... NOTE: Team flying participation does require 120’ length lines and a 1.5 comparable kite of any brand.
Registration fee - $80
Yes indeed, the "borrow JB for a Weekend" event is on again...
YOURS TO WIN: All-day access for THREE FULL DAYS to pick my brain, learn and play, solo or team, dual or quad, indoor or outdoor, water flying, urban kiting, dogstake, competition skills, you name it, hang out, name anything (legal and platonic) that we can fit into three days and I'd genuinely love to participate with you.
I will quite literally be somebody's (or a group's) private instructor, kite bag boy, workshop presenter, team trainer or simple arm candy for all three days, the winner can share me around with other local fliers, your team, a club, or just keep the fun all to themselves.
I will cover my own flight to meet with the winner at any major International airport in the Continental USA (using Star Alliance air miles) on a mutually agreed date (any season), but no sooner than 21 days after the drawing.
Winner provides basic lodging (couch or floorspace is acceptable) and local transportation for duration of the agreed visit, as it relates to the airport (pick up / drop off), kite flying and sleeping arrangements.
Entry into this drawing is $10 per ticket with no limit to the number you can buy, all ticket numbers will be issued to the buyer via email (no refunds).
Drawing will be held when the 200th ticket is sold, using RANDOM.ORG's 3RD PARTY DRAW SERVICE.
Main terms apply to mainland US entrants only (takes lots more air miles to go abroad), unless a non-contiguous US or International (or Hawaii, Guam, overseas, etc) participant is willing to cover the airfare under the same terms otherwise.
NOTE: If you are near the US border in Canada or Mexico, we can also arrange for the major US airport nearest to you and do a pick-up / ride-across arrangement from there as long as those local arrangements are made by the winner.
IMPORTANT: There is a reserve of 200 tickets that must be sold to make this economical on my end (cost of travel and approximately 5 days away), the drawing may be extended if the reserve is not reached.
By purchasing tickets, you acknowledge full understanding of all the terms above.
NOTE: Tickets can NOT be ordered via TapaTalk or the KiteLife App, please visit the link below using a web browser (mobile or desktop).
Enter here ---> http://kitelife.com/forum/store/product/66-jb-for-a-weekend-summer-2017/
If you have ANY problems, please feel free to send me a PM or email directly via our contact page.
Thanks so much everyone - your support and help is profoundly appreciated!
We're pleased to yet again announce the next prize being given away to our most appreciated supporters, the Kitelife Subscribers... For roughly 10 cents per day they play a major role in keeping KL growing in every way.
75x Dermer DIY Sled Kite Kits by KiteKits.com, roughly a $150 value!
"The Dermer Sled kite has been used for decades in classrooms, children's fairs, kite festivals, and by recreation specialists who are looking for an inexpensive, easy to make and fly kite!
The Dermer Sled kite kit is made of plastic and bamboo spars. The Dermer Sled kite kit fits easily on most desks. The Dermer Sled flies great, and is one of our most successful DIY kite kits. For a successful workshop and kite building experience we have created a page of Dermer kite tips and suggestions."
Measures: 15" H x 22" W
Wind Range: 5 to 15 mph
75 Kite kits: Pre-cut sails (plastic), bamboo spars
75 Winders: 100 feet of flying line on D-handles
You will Need
Permanent markers for artwork
To print the illustrated instructions for the Dermer Sled kite
You can sign up here.
Odds of winning for this prize is currently 1/354, and will be drawn on July 30th, 2017!
Our thanks, and the very best to you... Let the drooling begin!
(our thanks also, to @Cat Gabrel for supporting KiteLife with this great prize)
Join us for two full days of quad instruction in Denmark on September 9-10, 2017... We'll be covering everything from absolute basics (pure beginner) all the way up through advanced techniques and team flying, as well as providing short flight routines that are sure to help your skills along while having fun at the same time.
Saturday's focus will be on flight competence and individual skills, Sunday will shift focus more toward team flying in groups.
Testimonials - http://tinyurl.com/jb-testimonials
Registration is $125 per person and includes full access to the clinic on both days (10a-4p, please note - there are only 15 spots available and we expect them to fill up very quickly).
Sign up here!
@Niels Toftlund Jensen
@Karl Kristian Hagger
@The Flying Stars