Fighter Group at the 1998 AKA Convention, 
held at Ocean Shores, WA.

Single Line Sport-Fighter Kite Events

Schedule for the 
1999 AKA Convention
October 4-9, 1999
Muncie, Indiana 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5
Workshop Sessions
11:00-12:00 AM “History of Single Line Sport-Fighter Kites in North America” by Gordon Schmidt.            Horizon Convention Center.
2:30 - 3:00 PM "Kite flying in India" by Stafford Wallace. Horizon Convention Center.
Field Exhibits and Demos
3:30-4:30 PM SLS-FK practice, teaching and demos.
SLS-FK Field


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6
Workshop Sessions
9:00-12:00 AM  “Build a 5 sided buka fighter” by Bruce Lambert.
Horizon Convention Center.
Field Exhibits and Demos
2:00-4:30 PM SLS-FK practice, teaching and demos.
SLS-FK Field.
Single Line Sport-Fighter Kite Brain Storming Session
6:00-8:00 PM
Horizon Convention Center

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7
Kitemakers’ Competition
11:00 AM Single Line Sport-Fighter Kites
1:00-1:15 PM Mass Assension SLS-Fighter Kites and Rokkakus. SLS-FK Field
SLSport-Fighter Kite Competition-NoviceSLS-FK Field
2:00-2:15 PM Novice Pilots Check in and meeting.
2:15-3:15 PM Novice Precision Competition
3:15-4:30 PM Novice Line touch competition



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8
Workshop Sessions
9:00-10:30 AM “SLSport-Fighters, indoor flying style” by Nelson Borelli.
Horizon Convention Center.
SLSport-Fighter Kite Competition-ExperiencedSLS-FK Field
2:00-2:15 PM Experienced Pilots’ Check in and meeting.
2:15-3:15 PM Experienced Precision Competition
3:15-5:00 PM Experienced Line touch competition



SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9
SLSport-Fighter Kite Finals-Novice & Experienced
10:00-12:00 AM Novice Line Touch Finals.SLS-FK Field.
2:00-2:30 PM Experienced Line Touch Finals.SLS-FK Field.
SLSport-Fighter Kite Competition-Masters. Main Field.
2:30-3:00 Masters Line Touch Competition
3:00-3:30 Games and Demos Main Field.


For More of the Program (See who is volunteering: Instructors, Crew, etc.)


Deadline Oct. 1st -- "Pre-register" now for the SLSport-Fighter Kite Events.
Whether you know you will be participating in the SLS-FK Events, or even if you're still trying to decide if you will be attending, Please let us know.


For further Information on the SLS-FK Events, email Nelson Borelli, Chair - AKA SLS-FK Committee

For More Information about the '99 Convention visit The American Kitefliers Association

For the AKA Winners list see: Fighter Champs and Past AKA Winners



Sept.1, 1999/revised 10/99  gina.hsiung@csun.edu