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Fireside Chat – January 15th, 2018

Greetings everyone! Hope your 2018 is already kicking off with a flourish. Most folks are chomping at the bit and planning their ‘kite year’ ahead, are you one of them? For myself I am lucky to live in an area that has a very active indoor kite flying scene, so my winters are packed with kite […]

2018 AKA Convention Logo

  ***Deadline for Convention Logo Submissions: February 15th, 2018*** We are accepting Convention Logo submissions for our 2018 AKA Annual Meeting, National Convention and Grand National Kite Competition being held in Shreveport, Louisiana. The date for Convention is October 16th – 20th, 2018. Here is a chance to show off your artistic skills and design abilities.  The […]

Ron Ortega, and a new t-shirt?

New AKA T-shirt Fundraiser   This is the first in a series of special edition runs using this print from Ron Ortega. You can find out more about Ron on our website at Wear this shirt and call out to the winds. Dance with the wind and watch your kites soar! By purchasing this […]

Riks Siemons – 2017 Lee Toy Award Recepient

Riks Siemons exemplifies everything that this prestigious award represents. The artistry and the generosity of Lee Toy himself are standards by which Riks Siemons has carved his place within kiting. For well over 30 years, Riks Siemons has set the bar, raised the bar, reinvented the bar, and – most importantly – even widened the […]