Founded in 1995
Welcome To The Bay Area Sport Kite League.
Although our home is in the San Francisco Bay
Area, you will find our influence not only in the state of
California, but all along the West Coast and Nevada.
BASKL is a no-frills competitive sport kite league. Costs are kept down,
so entry fees are low. The idea is to provide regularly scheduled
events in a local area. The purpose of the Bay Area Sport
Kite League is to provide a forum in which Sport
Kitefliers of all skill levels can gather and learn from
one another. While each league event will have
competition at its core, the true focus of the league is
to create a fun and exciting environment (an environment
that will encourage the free exchange of ideas which will
make all of us better kite fliers) and educate the public
in the art and joy of competitive sport kiting."
BASKL offers membership with no monthly or yearly
dues. The only cost to you is the entry fee for the
competition's you enter, your AKA membership, and your
time. Your AKA membership cost is $40 and lasts 365 days.
Now compare that to how much you spend on your web
service, surfing for kite info, plowing through tons of
non-kite related newsgroup messages, when you could be
By competing with BASKL, you
gain BASKL league points that are totaled up at the end
and the winner's for each division and category receives
The Coveted Flea"
trophies along with the new
markings on their "Grand Champion" jackets. If
you don't have a jacket and are a "Grand
Champion" for your division, you will. Novice fliers
will be competing as well to see who comes out first with
the new "Grand Champions" jacket plus the
All BASKL events are sanctioned
by the AKA, so when you enter BASKL competitions, you
earn not only BASKL points, but also AKA points that may
qualify you to compete at the AKA convention.