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Myanmar Wave Riders Cup

The Myanmar Wave Rider Cup & KTA Race Open, will be the first time Myanmar (Burma) will have ever hosted a kiteboard competition. Kiteboarding itself is very new to the country and the KTA is very excited to be working with the Myanmar Yachting Federation to introduce the sport and to give you all the opportunity to take part in an event in a new country with us.

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The Myanmar Wave Rider Cup is a multi-sport event which will include Windsurfing and open SUP racing, alongside the kite racing. The KTA Race Open will run both Formula and TT Classes each day of the event, with a possible fun Freestyle Expression session as an added bonus, if time and conditions allow.

It is anticipated that wind speeds will average between 12 – 16kts, so be sure to bring your big kites with you for this one.


The competition also falls over the Halloween weekend, so as well as all the action out on the water, you can expect an unforgettable Halloween closing party!

The event is being hosted by the Nqwe Saung Yacht Club and Resort, which is the first yacht club to be established in the Bay of Bengal. It however comes with high credentials after successfully hosting the 2013 SEA Games. The resort itself is 5 star, so you expect a top class experience and a highly professional service. The KTA management team and Ngwe Saung will be working closly together throughout to help make your visit Myanmar and your participation in the Myanmar Wave Rider Club 100% enjoyable.


There will be a USD15,000 equipment prize package up for grabs, for the KTA Race Open with further cash prizes also anticipated from the Myanmar Wave Rider Cup organisers. This will be confirmed or otherwise at a later date on the KTA Facebook event page, so be sure to follow the event there.


The event also has a great rider’s package lined up and although the entry fee may look a little higher than normal it does include a whole heap of things:

  • · Competition fee to enter the Myanmar Wave Rider Cup
  • · Free Deluxe campsite accommodation for international competitors or discounted hotel room upgrade
  • · Round trip bus transport from Yangon International Airport to NSYC (host venue)
  • · Full board meals starting from 28th Oct Dinner and breakfast on  1st November
  • · Opening Ceremony Dinner (28th Oct 2015)
  • · KTA film night (29th Oct 2015)
  • · Closing Ceremony / Halloween Dinner & Party (31st October)
  • · Riders bag goodie babg
  • · Riders competition shirt
  • · Riders event T-shirt
  • · Sightseeing tour in Ngwe Saung Village

To register and do register early to get the full riders discount then click the link, it also has more event information and travel details