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GET READY FOR FUN - WE ARE GONNA WEAR YOU OUT!

THIS EVENT DEPENDS ON WIND for our Kite, Windsurf, and SUP downwinder races...

Therefore......... this schedule is not set in stone and is subject to changes -constantly..... the working schedule will be announced at the Rider's Meeting at Palapas Ventana on Jan 24th and then posted daily at the Event Site at the Master of Ceremonies (MC, aka Announcer) tent on the beach during the event..It is your responsibility to stay updated with any schedule changes.......... CHECK THE HOMEPAGE OF THIS WEBSITE for forecast-based changes. We will use the Home Page of The La Ventana Classic to communicate with you during The 2017 La Ventana Classic.

 

Jan 24  -Clinics 

evening - Welcome Party at Palapas Ventana!

Registrations, Jerseys, Rider's Meeting

The Rider's Meeting is Mandatory. For safety. For the schools. For the children. We need to see you in person and talk to you, because you are important to us! We used to call this a "Skippers Meeting", but some kooks thought they could "skip" it.  You will hear this and other mandatory meetings at The Event Site referred to as Racer's Meetings, Rider's Meetings, and Skipper's Meetings.  Think of them as You-Have-to-Be-There-No-Matter-What-Meetings.

  • 8:00 am - Womens Island Crossing Fun Ride with Marie Lecleire of Elevation and Laura Mahrer of Slingshot
  • 10:00 am - Strapless Clinic with Cabrinha's Evan Netsch @ Hot Springs Beach.
  • 11:00 am - Early Registration at Palapas Ventana Restaurant and Bar for Wind and SUP Competitor and Sportsman (no other registrations), early Jersey pickup for Wind and SUP Competitor and Sportsman.
  • 4:00 pm - Early Registration and jersey pickup closes at Palapas Ventana Restaurant and Bar.
  • 6:30 pm - Welcome Party!  Rider's Meeting (Racer's Meeting, Skipper's Meeting, You Have to be There No Matter What Meeting--mandatory meeting).  Jersey pickup for Wind and SUP Competitor and Sportsman.  Video presentation. 2017 LVC T-shirt and hat sales - get yours early before they run out - supply limited.  Get the rules, latest schedules based on weather forecasts, meet your friends, support the schools.  Beer, wine, margaritas, mixed drinks and bar food available for purchase.  Drink and eat for the children!  Registration for Wind and SUP Competitor and Sportsman.  Registration for Party Island Downwinder Poker Run with Baja Joe's crew.   

 

Jan 25  - EXPO Opens! More Clinics

Party Island Downwinder

evening - 6 pm sponsor only thank you dinner at Palapas Ventana after Party @ Joe's Garage!

  • 10:30 am - F-One Foiling and Racing Clinic with Nico Landauer.
  • 10:30 am - Freestyle Kite Clinic with Cabrinha's Evan Netsch.
  • 11:00 am - The EXPO opens and the new gear is yours to try!  Come out and test all the new gear.  Be the first to ride all the new kites, boards, and equipment!
  • 11 am  - Party Island Downwinder Poker Run sponsored by Baja Joe's and Elevation Kite School. 
  • 6pm sponsors thank you dinner at Palapas Ventana
  • 7:450 pm - Joe's Garage Post-Downwinder Poker Run Party!  Play your hand and win! Awards for the Poker Run winners!  

 

Jan 26 - Competition Begins! EXPO continues plus raffle and fun!

evening -  evening - PARTY with Gerrys Taco Bar and Surf Lucha Legends The Mexican Weirdohs!

  • 10:00 am - The EVENT begins and the competition starts - SUP racing in am, course racing or long distance racing in pm, Freestyle and Big Air in windiest part of the day.  SUP downwinder.  School kids dancing.  Schools and restaurants selling food at the event.  Fun beach games and awesome raffle!  
  • 6:00 pm - Gerry´s  Taco Bar @ Club Cerralvo.  Tacos, beer, and margaritas!
  • 7:00 pm -  Party . Food, drinks, costumes, Music from the sounds of legendary surf lucha band The Mexican Weirdohs and Barracudas. 

 

Jan 27- More EXPO!  More Comps!  More RAFFLE!

7:30 pm DEMOLITION DERBY at the El Sargento Baseball Stadium

  • 10:00 am - EXPO open all day.  EVENT continues.  Competition continues - SUP racing in am, course racing or long distance racing in pm, Freestyle and Big Air in windiest part of the day. SUP downwinder.  School kids dancing. Schools and restaurants selling food at the event.  Fun beach games and awesome raffle!
  • 6:00 pm - if you are a sponsor of the La Ventana Classic EXPO level or higher come and enjoy a great dinner and presentation about the events future and helping our local students and schools
  • 7:30 pm - Demolition Derby at El Sargento Baseball Stadium.  Come get smashed!

 

Jan 28 - EXPO, Comps, and RAFFLE continue!

evening - BCDC rocks Baja Joes - get tickets online now - these guys rock save 5 usd by buying now on registration page

  • 10:00 am - EXPO open all day.  EVENT rolls on!  Competition continues - SUP racing in am, course racing or long distance racing in pm, Freestyle and Big Air in windiest part of the day.  SUP downwinder.  School kids dancing.  Schools and restaurants selling food at the event.  Fun beach games and awesome raffle!
  • 8:00 pm - BCDC rocks Baja Joes tickets 20 usd online and 25 usd at the door

 

Jan 29 - EXPO, Comps, RAFFLE and final auction

evening - AWARDS PARTY at Delaneys with Hot Parrot band 

  • 10:00 am - EXPO open all day.  EVENT finals!  Competition wraps up - SUP racing in am, course racing or long distance racing in pm, Freestyle and Big Air in windiest part of the day.  SUP downwinder.  School kids dancing.  Schools and restaurants selling food at the event.  Fun beach games and FINAL RAFFLE with the biggest prizes of the week - plus an auction with amazing art items and big sponsor prizes!!
  • 7:00 pm - Awards Party with Flip Ska rock-n-roll band! get your cash prizes and trophies and have a blast!!

 

Jan 30  - wake up:  Bloody Marys, massages and giant worn out grins - lets do it again next year - thanks for supporting our schools!! Have a safe flight home!!