January 17-18, 2009
This indoor kite-flying extravaganza will again feature the Northwest’s fine performers of flying gracefully to music in a gymnasium. Some fly individually, others work in pairs or trios and still others perform a story with their kites. A special competition is the Hot Tricks Shoot Out where indoor flyers match one crazy flying trick after another.
This 9th annual Windless Kite Festival, was started by and is continually organized by Scott Davis, the man wearing formal attire and flying the kite in the picture. Many of his crew comes from the Pierce County Kite Fliers and the Northwest Stunt Kite League.
This year’s invited flyer is Scott Weider from Rhode Island, a competitor and first place winner in the nationals.
The event is held in the Long Beach School Gymnasium, which is on 4th Street S., and Washington. It’s a great show for watchers and if you’d like to try flying, teachers are happy to help.
Sponsors for this year’s event include Rodeway Inn, The Kite Shoppe, City of Long Beach, Ocean Beach School District and the Kite Museum.
Hope to see you all there!!!