The IKA recognizes the following member types:
a) Full membership is available - subject to payment of the annual membership fee – to each national association regulating the activity of the class in that country. The IKA Executive Committee may request appropriate proof for the jurisdiction of the requesting Member in the relevant country.
b) Affiliate membership is available - subject to application – to each association regulating the activity of the class in that country. The IKA Executive Committee may request appropriate proof for the jurisdiction of the requesting Member in the relevant country. Affiliate memberships shall be cancelled once the association in the relevant country obtains Full Membership with IKA.
c) Individual membership is open - subject to payment of the annual membership fee - to any natural person, where there is no full member in its country of origin.
Requests for membership to the Association shall be requested in writing to the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee decides on the application for membership.
Membership shall become effective upon payment of the membership fee, if applicable.
Association Full Membership Fees from 2019, per active class, due 1 March of every year
|Affiliate membership||competitors must be individual members, no voting rights||0 EUR|
|Membership Level 1:||0-5 competitors in class world ranking (Note: 0 competitors = voluntarily full membership)
|Membership Level 2:||6-10 competitors in class world ranking
|Membership Level 3:||11-20 competiors in class world ranking
|Membership Level 4:||21-30 competitors in class world ranking
|Membership Level 5:||31-40 competitors in class world ranking||300 EUR|
|Membership Level 6:||41-50 competitors in class world ranking||350 EUR|
|Membership Level 7:||50 and more in class world ranking
If you are interested to become a member, please do not hesitate to contact us
Interested parties for Full Membership: We can provide you with sample national class association constitutions, membership forms, questionaires etc. We can also provide you with all necessary support to set up a national class association.
Competitors without a national class association, or from national class associations that have not aquired full membership rights, are required to become INDIVIDUAL member of the IKA. The fee is 25 Euro per calendar year.
Individual Membership formalities can be completed here: http://internationalkiteboarding.org/membership/individual-members/become-individual-member
A list of full member associations can be found here: http://internationalkiteboarding.org/membership/national-class-associations/list-of-members