THIS EVENT DEPENDS ON WIND for our Kite, Windsurf, and SUP downwinder races...
It also depends on flat water for our other SUP races.
Therefore......... this schedule is not set in stone and will be subject to changes -constantly..... the working schedule will be announced at the skippers meeting at Palapas Ventana on Jan 18th at 7 pm and then posted daily at the MC tent on the beach during the event..It is your responsibility to stay updated with any schedule changes.......... CHECK THE HOMEPAGE OF THIS WEBSITE!!
In a perfect world here is the schedule for the La Ventana Classic, Paddle Royale and KiteXpo 2011
KITE and Windsurf Comps - remember they change with the weather
SUP comps - These change too
Parties - these are fixed - Party at our official LV Classic Party Sites so your money goes to Support Our Schools- look for the Banners
Wed 18th - Palapas Ventana - Skippers meeting and Welcome Party 7pm
Thurs 19th - Ventanas Del Sol (aka The RoundHouse) - Rock n´ Roll Dance Party 8pm
Friday 20th - Expo Beach - Beach Buffet Dinner from Coyas 6pm and Reggae Beach Party 8pm
Saturday - Baseball Stadium - Dinner and LUCHA LIBRE 7:30pm
Sunday - PIZZA VELA - Best Pizza in La Ventana, Slideshow, Awards and Blues Explosion Dance Party 7pm
JAN 13th - NO MAS BASURA - citywide trash cleanup on streets and beaches - Kiters, school kids, locals, gringos - everybody come and pitch in - 8:30 am in front of the Police Station
Jan 15 - 18 - Clinics!! Surf and Strapless Clinic, Womens Island Crossing Clinic, 2 day Kite course racing clinic, Freestyle Kite Clinic, SUP racing clinic, SUP surfing clinic on the Pacific, Intro to SUP clinic. see clinics section for all the details and sign up info!! look on this page for Clinic schedule updates or email your clinic's instructor
Jan 15th - Panga Volunteers meeting 7 pm Palapas Ventana Restaurant
Jan 16th - Volunteer meeting for Finish line, raffle, kite catchers, Expo registration, First Aid, and more 7 pm Palapas Ventana Restaurant
Jan 16th - Final day for online registration- after this date signup in person only and entrance prices go up $15 USD more to enter all races
Wednesday Jan 18th Registration open at Palapas Ventana all day / and jerseys will be ready from noon till 5 pm 12pm - 5 pm if you want to get your jersey without the crowd, pick your number out and come back for the mandatory meeting
7pm mandatory skippers meeting Palapas Ventana Restaurant - we will announce the racing schedule and rules, and last chance to register for the fun - get your jerseys -
-the short line is for everyone who already registered on the internet
WELCOME Party to raise $ for the schools with beers and margaritas and fun at Palapas Ventana
Thursday Jan 19th
morning = SUP PADDLE ROYALE - 11 mile island crossing paddle - load boats in front of Baja Joes at 7 am
afternoon = 12-5 KiteXpo and first heats of BIG AIR / OLD SKOOL Kite Trick competition
evening = 8 pm Rock and Roll Dance Party at Ventana Del Sol aka the RoundHouse Official LV PArty Site signs to ensure you are drinking where your money helps support our schools!!
Friday Jan 20th
morning = THE CROSSING - 11 mile Island Crossing for Kiters and Windsurfers - load pangas at 7:00 am
afternoon = watch The Crossing and 12-5 KiteXpo -- more heats of BIG AIR / OLD SKOOL Kite Trick competition
REGGAE BEACH PARTY at Expo Beach evening = 6 pm --at EXPO BEACH-- Beach Buffet Meal from COYA's - the new fantastic restaurant at Ventana Windsports-- with K.L. Reggae band starting at 8pm + beer and margaritas party to support the schools
Saturday Jan 21st
morning = SUP 1 MILE RACE
aftrenoon = KITE AND WINDSURF COURSE RACING - skippers meeting for course racers at 1100 am at Corona Tent - first heats of BIG AIR and OLD SKOOL Trick Competition
12-5 EXPO - SUP 5 MILE DOWNWINDER RACE
LUCHA PARTY - 730 pm REAL LUCHA LIBRE masked wrestling- at the baseball stadium in El Sargento -sponsored by SLINGSHOT - Put your mask on and enter to win a new SLINGSHOT Kite - buy beers and margaritas onsite to support the shools - great food from Taqueria su Amigo Pancho
Sunday Jan 22nd
morning = fun games and SUP relay racing
afternoon = BIG AIR and OLD SKOOL TRICK COMPETITION FINALS GO BIG!!! 12-5 KiteXpo
530 pm free shuttles start leaving every 20 minutes for dinner at Pizza Vela - the best pizza in La Ventana - just follow the Pizza Vela girls
evening = 7pm AWARDS PARTY, Pizza Slices, trophies, cash prizes, slideshow - then live Blues Explosion music and drinks at PIZZA VELA the management donates a % to the schools so drink up!! What happens in Baja stays in Baja!!!! ride the free shuttles home.
Monday Jan 23rd - wakeup late, have strong coffee and laugh at all the fun memories and be proud of all the money we raised for the schools - start planning for next year, consider blood transfusion.