Article 1: Definition

The name of the organization is INTERNATIONAL KITE FEDERATION, IKF for short.

Article 2: Character

The IKF is an international non-profit and non-governmental body with member associations and bodies coming from different countries and regions.

Article 3: Headquarters and Secretariat

The headquarters and secretariat of the IKF are located in Weifang City, China and the latter is its administrative agency.

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The 13th World Kite Championships Regulation
1. Hosted by
State General Administration of Sports Social Sport Guidance Center
The International Kite Federation
China Kite Association
Weifang Municipal Government
2. Organized by
Weifang International Kite Festival Office
3. Timing
April 15 to 17, 2017
4. Place
Binhai Development Zone, Weifang City, Shandong, P.R.C.
5. Competition Events
(1) Competitive Kite Competition
① Kite Fighting
② Dual-Line Sport Kite Team Ballad
③Four-Line Sport Kite Team Ballad
④Innovative Kite
⑤Best Traditional Kite
⑥Best Performance in the Sky
(2) Characteristic Kite Exhibition
① Longest Kite
②Largest Kite
③Best Inflatable Kite
6. Method of Participation
(1) Kite organizations and clubs as well as individuals from all over the world are entitled, 20 teams for Sport kite competition will be accepted in order.
(2) Maximum of 4 team members for each team, or the expense of accommodation for exceeded team members afforded by themselves.
(3) Each competition in Competition Events for each team is no more than 2 kites; the kite for Exhibition is no limits in number. No change once applied and registered.
7. Method of Competition
(1) Competitive Events and Characteristic Kite Exhibition should abide by Kite Competition Rules and Judges’ Book 2016 by CKA.
(2) Dual-Line Sport Kite Team Ballad and Four-Line Sport Kite Team Ballad should abide by International Sport Kite Competition Rules and Judge Book.
(3) The Scoring criteria of Innovative Kite will be based on innovation in novelty, the material and decoration craft. Plagiarism is forbidden.
(4) The Scoring criteria of Best Traditional Kite will be based on the drawing, shape, material and the performance in the sky.
(5) The Scoring criteria of Best Performance in the Sky Competition will be based on the shape, dynamic, color and the near and far performance in the sky.
(6) All the team members should abide the time stipulated by the committee and register 15 minutes in advance and guided by the judges to the competition field and fly in order. The team members should wear the Number cloth.
8. Ranking and Awarding
(1) Ranking
① 1st,2nd,3rd and 4th places will be ranked in Kite Fighting.
②1st,2nd and 3rd places will be ranked in Dual-Line Sport Kite Team Ballad.
③1st,2nd and 3rd places will be ranked in Four-Line Sport Kite Team Ballad.
④There will be 3 winners 1st place, 8 winners in 2nd place and 12 winners in 3rd place and 20 honored winners in Innovative Kite.
⑤There will be 3 winners 1st place, 8 winners in 2nd place and 12 winners in 3rd place and 20 honored winners in Best Traditional Kite.
⑥There will be 3 winners 1st place, 8 winners in 2nd place and 12 winners in 3rd place and 20 honored winners in Best Performance in the Sky.
⑦There will be several excellent flying awards to Characteristic Kite Exhibition.
(2) Award:
①The medal and cup shall be awarded to the 1st to the 3rd place in each competition event;
②The cup will be awarded to the excellent flying winners and Characteristic Kite Exhibition winners.
9. Entry
(1) ach team member has to buy the accident insurance and hand over the certificate of health with the application form.
(2) All competitors are requested to fill the Entry Form and fax to the Organizing Committee no later than April 1.
(3) Upon the receipt of confirmation of entry and official invitation, please inform the organizing committee of the name, gender, age, occupation, ID number and arrival & departure time as soon as possible.
Weifang International Kite Festival Office
Contact person: Mr. Liu Zhiping
Tel /Fax: 0086-536-8096863
Mobile Phone: 0086-13963688893
Email: wfkite2015@126.com
10. Arrival and Departure
1. The teams should register before 5:00 PM 14th, April,2017 and the committee will be responsible for picking the team members up at Qingdao airport, Weifang Railway Station and Weifang Bus Station. Please notice the arrival time to the committee as soon as possible.
2. All the team members should depart before 12:00 AM 14th, April.
3. The expense of arrival earlier and departure later should afforded by the team members.
11. Expense
International travel expenses shall be borne by competitors while the organizing committee shall provide competitors with local transportation and board & lodging during their stay in Weifang
12. Further information shall be circulated if we have any other business.


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