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2019 Hood River Junior Jam

On May 10, 2019   |   By

Calling all junior kiteboarders!

Save the date: July 18-21, 2019 for a park and freestyle competition for all junior kiteboarder age 20 and under.Key Information:

Who – Open to all junior kiteboarders age 20 and under.
Competition classes will be divided into four categories: Boys U21, Boys U15, Girls U21, Girls U15 *These age categories may shift based on registration numbers. We hope to have strong numbers in all age classes and will consider opening up a younger (U13) age category as well.

What – A freestyle and park competition for all junior kiteboarders

When – July 18 – 21, 2019.
The Hood River Junior Jam will be a 2-day event one day of freestyle and one day of park competition. The competition window extends over a 4-day period to give the best opportunity to hold the competition when wind and weather conditions are ideal.

Where – Hood River sandbar

Why – To give young riders a fun, competitive environment where they can face off against their peers.

Grand Prize – The top finisher in the Boys U21 and Girls U21 park competition will earn an invitation to the 2019 Hood Jam IF the Hood Jam organizing committee determines that the riders can compete safely and on an even playing field with the KPL competitors.

Rider: Xander Raith / Photo: Blaine Baker

Last year, riders from all over the world showed up to share their stoke and to show off their skills. We are inspired by progress and good times, so we’re bringing back the Junior Jam!

Rider: Antoine Mermet / Photo: Lindsay McClure

This is a grassroots event that’s all about the juniors. All the money raised through sponsorship and entry fees will be used to cover the cost of the competition.

Learn more and register here.

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