Registration is open now for the Sardinia Grand Slam – IKA Kite Foil World Championship 2017 in Cagliari, Sardinia.
The 2017 World Champions of the IKA KiteFoil Class will be crowned from 04 to 08 October 2017 at Poetto Beach, Cagliari, Sardinia.
Cagliari has already hosted many events of kitesurfing in Sardinia and has always provided excellent weather conditions and organization.
Here under the kite events hold in Cagliari in the past years:
- Cagliari Kite Worlds 2002
- Kiteboard Racing World Championships 2012
- Formula Kite Youth and Master Worlds 2014
- Formula Kite and Kite Foil European Championships 2016
The Sardinia Grand Slam marks the final of this years 4-stop KiteFoil GoldCup which has awarded a total of 125.000 EUR prize money.
Earlier plans to host the final in France or in the UAE unfortunately had to be postponed till the 2018 season due to reasons beyond our control. However, both of these events will make fantastic additions to the 2018 tour !
Starting with Korea back in May, the top 15 riders of each 2017 KiteFoil GoldCup (Korea, Weifang, Pingtan) qualify directly for the final event, with the remaining competitors being able to enter in the order of the world ranking up to a maximum of 60 entries. The winner of the Sardinia event will be crowned 2017 KiteFoil World Champion, while the KiteFoil GoldCup trophy will be awarded to the best rider of the tour.
Riders can register in the official IKA webpage by clicking here.
Format of Kite Foil World Championship 2017 in Cagliari, Sardinia
The format of Kite Foil World Championship 2017 is Fleet Racing.
The Kitefoil GoldCup is the World Championship series of the IKA KiteFoil Class.
Separate Rankings will be produced for Female, Youth/Junior and Masters/Grandmasters depending on entry numbers.
The event starts with registration on 4 October 2017, racing will start from 5 October 2017.
|Event Start Date||04. Oct 2017|
|Event End Date||08. Oct 2017|
|Max Participation Quota||60|
|Registration and Early Bird Deadline||03. Oct 2017|
|Full Entry Fee||250.00 EUR|
|Early Bird Entry Fee||200.00 EUR|
|Event Website||CLICK HERE|
|Notice of Race||CLICK HERE|
|Sailing Instructions||CLICK HERE|