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Early Registration!

  Greetings everyone! Just wanted to reach out to everyone and remind them that Early Registration is open for the Annual Convention in Ocean City, Maryland.  Hurry and register now, these savings will no longer be available after August 15th.  Head on over to the members only page of to find out how to sign up. […]

Kitebuilding at the AKA Convention

One of the biggest parts of the AKA Annual Convention is the Kitebuilding Competition. Competitors come from around the country to show off their newest creation and find out who has the best flight, the best stitching, or the best art.  But here are some things you might not know about the Kitebuilding competition. Competitors can […]

Sport Kite Updates

From Sport Kite Chair Scott Davis: Showdown Bringing all of the kite flyers to one stage! This new format is exciting. Run like a regular ballet competition with judges and score sheets, but there’s a catch, any number of lines on the kite. Single line, dual line, and quad line mixing it up. No qualifying, […]

July 11th, 2017 Fireside Chat

Greetings everyone! Summer is in full swing and most of you are out flying kites. On the off chance that you have a few free minutes between swapping out line sets, we wanted to let you know of a few things happening in the coming months. As an avid kite flier or kite builder, you […]

Some of your Questions

A few days ago we posted on our Facebook page and asked the members what are some questions they have about the AKA Convention.  Here is a few of the ones along with answers.  By the way, did you know we have a pretty cool FAQ page that answers some common questions we hear. Q: […]

Fireside Chat June 2017

We are 100% fully in the swing of summer! Are you excited? Are you planning on filling every single day with a kite related activity? This will be a short note to say that while you are out having fun, don’t forget that there are some great things happening in the fall that you should […]

Thank You

WOW!!! Thank you to everyone the supported the AKA t-shirt Fundraiser. The shirt orders are going to print right now and you should see them in your mailbox in the next two weeks!   A super big thank you to: Larry, Steven, Gerald, Nic, Seth, Susan, Thomas, Heather, Preston, Rod, Pam, Felicia, Mary, Gerald, Jeffrey, […]