2019 presents a huge year of international world-class competition for both the established Kite-Surf (wave & strapless freestyle) and the newly aligned Freestyle World Tours.

Here’s a run through of the confirmed and last few events to be finalized for this year for both disciplines – which will each crown male and female World Champions at the end of the season.

2019 GKA KITE WORLD TOUR EVENTS:

KITE-SURF WORLD CUPS

Sal, Cape Verde:
25 February – 3 March (5 star* event)

Dakhla, Morocco:
07 – 10 June (5 star double event that’s also staging Freestyle, 11 – 14 June)

Sylt, Germany:
25 – 30 June (3 star event)

Tarifa, Spain:
2 July – 7 July (double event that’s also staging Freestyle)

TBC: Mauritius:
5 – 15 September

Prea, Brazil:
12 – 16 November (4 star event)

TBC: Maui, Hawaii:
4 – 8 December

Torquay, Australia:
11 – 15 December

FREESTYLE WORLD CUPS

TBC: Leucate, France:
20 – 25th April

Dakhla Morocco:
11 – 14 June (5 star double event that’s also staging Kite-Surf, 07 – 10 June)

Tarifa, Spain:
2 July – 7 July (double event that’s also staging Kite-Surf)

TBC: Gran Canaria, Spain:
19 – 24 July (4 star event)

Malmo, Sweden:
06 – 11 August (5 star event)

TBC: Mauritius:
5 – 15 September

TBC: Cumbuco, Brazil 
(5 star event) 

OTHER EVENTS ASSOCIATED WITH GKA:

African Kiteboarding Championships, Dakhla, Morocco:
8 – 10 March

Coupe de Monde Junior de Kitesurf, St Pierre de la Mer, France:
11 – 14 April

*
5 STAR World Cup includes:
(1) Livestream, (2) International TV coverage, (3) €30.000 Prizemoney.

4 STAR World Cup includes:
2 out of the 3 requirements of a 5 STAR World Cup.

3 STAR World Cup includes:
1 out of the 3 requirements of a 5 Star World Cup.

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