The 2021 AKA Convention
Where: Ocean City, Maryland
When: October, 11th – 16th, 2021
AKA’s Annual Convention is a five-to-six-day gathering of kite enthusiasts, artists, & competitors, traditionally held in late September or early October.
Our Convention is one of the top events of the year. Conventions rotate around the country and are held at suitable kite flying venues in Eastern, Central and Western regions of the USA. Convention activities include large outdoor and indoor demonstrations, educational workshops, displays, auction, fly market, and national level competitions for kite making, sport kite flying, kite battles, and miniature kites as well as three categories of People’s Choice awards.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Here’s the official story about our conventions
Requirements for Convention Sites & Hosts
Interested in hosting the annual convention? Take a look at the AKA Convention Site Requirements.
AKA has held national conventions since 1979.
Here is the information about activities and awards for the most recent conventions.
39th Annual American Kitefliers Association Annual Convention and Grand Nationals - Seaside, Oregon Here are all the results from the Grand National Sport Kite Championships and the Kitemaking events from the 2016 AKA Annual Convention in Seaside, Oregon ...
38th Annual American Kitefliers Association Annual Convention and Grand Nationals - Enid, OK Here are all the results from the Grand National Sport Kite Championships and the Kitemaker events of the 2015 AKA Annual Convention held in Enid, Oklahoma [hr] [tabs...
37th Annual American Kitefliers Association Annual Convention and Grand Nationals Nags Head, NC [hr] Sport Kite Place Name Score Open Individual Outdoor Unlimited 1 Jackie Maciel 66.722 2 Steve Lewis 60.978 Novice...
All Past Conventions
Interested in some of our previous conventions? Here’s a list of them all with information about activities and awards.
Grand National Champions
Here are the top awards for the kitemakers’ Grand National Champions
The People's Choice Awards
A list of the People’s Choice Awards from past conventions.