4th Annual KiteXPO May 19 -21, 2006 - Pismo Beach - California
Information for Exhibitors or Vendors of the KiteXPO 2006

KITEXPO 2006!

Brought to you by The Kiteboarder Magazine, Kiteforum.com & XtremeBigAir.com


With all the new bow/SLE/flat kites and other innovations in kiteboarding, you won’t want to miss KiteXpo 2006! 

 

Come test all the latest 2006 gear FOR FREE at KiteXpo 2006* in Pismo Beach, California. Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Pismo Beach is a perfect venue for a testing event. Pismo offers a wide sandy beach and 8 miles of coastline; enough room for manufacturers to showcase their full 2006 line and plenty of space for you to test all the new stuff! Don’t miss this opportunity to meet directly with kiteboarding manufacturers and ride the newest equipment at one of California’s best and most consistent kiteboarding locations.

 

Kitexpo 2006* Pismo Beach, California

May 19-21, 2006

Testing Hours 11am – 5pm

*Testing is only open to intermediate plus level riders who can go upwind.

Pre-registration:   Help us plan food for the FREE BBQ by pre-registering online now!  It costs you nothing and you could win a new DaKine harness!<>

Lodging/RV/Camping Info:

www.classiccalifornia.com

We suggest you pre-register online and book your hotel or RV/campsite asap as May is the beginning of high season on the Central Coast……

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New Products to Be Unveiled and over $6000 in Raffle Prizes!

We are excited to announce that a few new products will be unveiled for the first time at the event:

• Cabrinha Contra-all sizes
• Ozone Instinct
• KiteRelease Spreader Bar
• Flexifoil Ion
• Sof-X UFO (if the shipment comes on time!)

WHO’S COMING

• Best
• Cabrinha  
• Caution
• Flexifoil
• Kiterelease
• Liquid Force
• MBS Mountainboards
• Ocean Rodeo 
• Ozone/Ground Industries
• Slingshot 

Pending:
• Sof-X (waiting for new UFO kite to arrive in time!)
• Naish
• North

RAFFLE
We have a ton of cool swag to raffle off from the manufacturers and accessory makers like DaKine and Mystic Kiteboarding.
Best Kiteboarding and Kite Adventures have upped the ante to give one lucky winner a trip to Brazil, including airfare, lodging and more!

1st Prize
• Best Kiteboarding/Kite Adventures trip for one to Brazil! $2200 value
Prize includes:
Round Trip airfare from Miami to Brazil.
All transfers to and from Brazil airports
4x4 beach travel
Kite surfaris
Accomodations
Epic Downwinders
Kite Adventures houses and buggies in Paracuru
All Breakfasts
Best new kite testing in Taiba
Tour with one of our top International Pro riders
For more info, www.bestkiteboarding.com, www.kiteadventures.com
Check the tour out at http://www.kiteadventures.com/videos/ka_small002.mov

2nd Prize 
• A kite of your choice from participating manufacturers 
 
3rd Prize 
• A one-week stay at a Casita in La Ventana, courtesy of Captain’s Kirk’s, $1000 value, check out the Casitas! www.captaincaptainkirks.com 
 
4th Prize 
• A board of your choice from participating manufacturers 
 
Raffle tickets are $1 each. You must be present to win.


REQUIREMENTS FOR TESTING

Kitexpo is a free demo event open to intermediate level riders. You must be able to go upwind consistently and be able to do an ollie as a minimum to participate. Registration is from 10:30a until 3p daily and demo hours are from 11a until 5p daily. 

You will first need to register under the Red Bull tent and sign a waiver. You will also need a driver’s license and credit card to complete your registration. You will be given a wrist band to show you have formally registered. To test the gear, you need to give the manufacturers either your driver’s license, passport or credit card. They will return your ID or card when you return the gear.

4th Annual KiteXPO May 19 -21, 2006 - Pismo Beach - California
KiteXPO 2005 was a another great success!
Click here to see pictures and story of KiteXPO 2005 : http://XtremeBigAir.com/KiteXPO2005/
Click here to see pictures and story of KiteXPO 2004 : http://XtremeBigAir.com/KiteXPO2004/

Information for Exhibitors or Vendors of the KiteXPO 2006

Directions to the KiteXPO 2006 at Pismo Beach:
Click for Driving Direction to Park Avenue - KiteXPO

Traveling south on US Hwy 101 from San Francisco and the Bay Area:

  • Take Hind exit in Pismo Beach.
  • Turn RIGHT onto Hind Ave. - Left on Price St - Right on Ocean View Ave.  Left on Cypress St. Right on Park Avenue to end.

Traveling North on US Hwy 101 from Santa Barbara and the Los Angeles - San Diego Area:

  • Take Price Street exit in Pismo Beach.
  • Left on Ocean View Avenue. Left on Cypress St - Right on Park Ave. to end.
The KiteXPO Pismo is on the beach at end of Park Avenue.

Pismo Beach's Hotels, Motels and RV booking and more: 
http://www.classiccalifornia.com/lodging.htm   
http://www.slocountyparks.com/activities/oceano.htm
http://www.groverchamber.com/camp.html
http://www.aircamp.com/
http://www.oceanodunes.com or 800.444.7275

Pismo Beach is half way between San Francisco (SFO) and Los Angeles (LAX), about 3 1/2 hours by car.  You can flly into our small airport: San Luis Obispo (SBP).  Pismo Beach  is on an expansive stretch of peaceful coastline. Discover why this area is known as one of the best secrets of California. Enjoy endless hours of outdoor activities including kiteboarding, paragliding, surfing, kayaking, ATV, Horseback riding, hiking and mt. biking. Lush valleys that produce some of the finest vintages of wines and champagnes in the United States lie within a few minutes drive from Pismo Beach.

For lodging, RV and camping options check out http://www.classiccalifornia.com/lodging.htm. You can also camp on the beach, which is available on a first come, first serve basis. A limited amount of passes are available for camping.

We have obtained discounts on local hotels for the KiteXPO vendors and sponsors.  You can book your accommodation with these hotels at the discounted price below.  Be sure to mention discount code: XtremeBigAir-KiteXpo
Sand Castle Inn 800-822-6606           $189-Non View, $239-Pier View, $279-Ocean View 
Beach Comber Inn 805-773-5505      $109-1 Bed, $129-2 Beds

Pismo Beach Hotel 805-773-4445     $89-Queen, $99-King
Sea Venture Resort 800-662-5545     $189-Spa Deluxe Room

For more economical accommodations, try Motel 6 or Rose Garden Inn (rooms start at $40 double occ.). They are less than 10 minutes away from the event site.

Please contact us if you need more information.

Kinsley Wong

PO BOX 3202
Shell Beach, CA 93448-3202
Email: Info@XtremeBigAir.com
http://XtremeBigAir.com/KiteXPO
Telephone: 805.773.9200