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Notice of Race published for the European Course Racing Championships

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The NoR has been publised for the European Course Racing Championships, which will be held in Gizzeria, Italy, from 23.07.-28.07.2013.

10000 Euro prize money and 100 points for the IKA course racing world rankings are up for grabs.

Hang Loose Beach is well known for a its two-week "Aloha Party", with concerts and parties every night, warm weather and a perfect thermal breeze. The worlds best course racers are expected to have a shot not only for the prize money, but also important points to qualify for the world championships in China later in the year.

The event is entry limited - 120 men and 80 women can take part. One place per country is guaranteed by right, the remaining places are granted depending on standing in the world rankings, with 90% of the places reserved for European riders and 10% for non-europeans. If any quota is not filled, the remaining places become freely available. 

Visit http://www.internationalkiteboarding.org/registration for further details 




Wave World Championship / KSP qualifying system released

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Striving to create lower level qualifying events on a national and continental level leading up to the KSP World Championship Tour in the future, this years KSP qualification system will be based on applications and include the IKA member national associations, national championship results (where existing) and the IKA wave world ranking once again.

Slots for the 24 riders male fleet are allocated as follows (for the womens fleet, 50 % of the quota each)

  • Top 10 ranked riders from the 2012 KSP ranking
  • 1 wild cards for KSP tour
  • 1 wild card for IKA
  • 2 local wild cards per event (as agreed on with the events Industry Sponsors)

Remaining slots will focus on globalization/the inclusion of more nations – this means except from the slots above, only riders from nations that are not yet represented are accepted.

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