From Santa Marianita - Ecuador - on behalf of Humboldt Kites School it is a pleasure to invite you to the International Kite boarding Competition â€œSprite Cupâ€.
Here are some details of the competition:
Event: International Kiteboarding Competition â€œSprite Cupâ€
Dates: 13 to 17 of August 2008.
Place: Santa Marianita Beach and MurciÃ©lago Beach. Manta â€“Ecuador.
Time: 10:00 to 16:00.
Sign in Fee: 100 USD. (Includes a Sprite rashguard and a Liquid Force T-shirt)
Type of event: Freestyle and Long Distance. Kite Cross (demonstration event only)
Categories: Menâ€™s Open and Sport; Womanâ€™s Sport
Prize: 8,000 USD in prizes
Accommodations: Free for the 15 first competitors that sign in (contact us by e-mail). There will also be a special rate of 10-15 USD/day, included breakfast, for all other participants in excellent hotels.
Local Transportation: From Hotels to the beach will be provided to all participants.
Kite equipment storage: Will be provided at a safe location on the beach.
Party: West End Discotec
Hydration: Provided during the event by Sprite and Red Bull.
For more information do not hesitate to contact us using the following e-mails:
Here are the prizes!!!
MenÂ´s 1st 2nd 3er
Freestyle Open $ 2.000,00 $ 1.000,00 $ 500,00
Sport $ 500,00 $ 300,00 $ 150,00
Long Distance Open $ 600,00
Sport $ 500,00
WomanÂ´s 1st 2nd 3er
Free Style Sport $ 300,00
Long Distance Sport $ 300,00
All prizes in USD
Liquid Force â€œAuraâ€ board for the womanâ€™s first place winner.
Surprise prizes for competitors by Oakley!!!
It is time to pack your bagsâ€¦.. Latitude cero is waiting for you!
Some travel info re: Ecuador/Manta:
Transportation cost from the city of Guayaquil to Manta: 5 â€“ 10 USD.
Transportation cost from the city of Quito to Manta: Airplane 110 USD round trip (we are still searching for a special rate for our participants). Bus 10 â€“ 15 USD.
Average meal cost: 2.50 â€“ 7 USD.
Average cost of accommodations in hostel with breakfast, hot water, air conditioner and cable TV: 10-20 USD.
Proudly sponsored by Sprite, Mazda, Marbelize, Oakley, Red Bull, Liquid Force, humboldtkites.com, Villa Monica Guest House, Manta Tourism Council and The Kiteboarder Magazine