Pure Magic's Battle for the Lake
25.09.2023 - 27.09.2023


Pure Magic's KiteMusic & Mighty Craic Festival in Achill 2015 - celebrates its 5th Anniversary with something very, very special!


Freestyle Event open to Pros, Amateurs, Ladies and Juniors - with a max of 50 competitors

Competition Format

  • Heats contain up to four competitors and last 7 minutes. There will be option for single or double elimination system, weather and time dependent
  • Judging criteria is based on execution, technicality, repetition, style, and a variety of tricks within a timed and specified area
  • Successful competitors progress through a heat system to the semi finals and finals
  • For more details on Freestyle competition rules and judging criteria please visit the IKA

Keel Lake is a perfectly flat spot and you will be able to impress the judges in close proximity. Work hard on your tricks & style and good luck for the Battle!! 

Additional Events

There will be some side events for the competitors (weather and time dependent)

  • Fun Fancy Dress Competition. The lake is the perfect playground for riders to express themselves and bring a bit of extravaganza to the public.. the more colours the better!!
  • Big Woo™ Big Air Competition. The Woo comp' has started already between lots of riders.. we want to see the action live on the lake ;) 
  • Surf Strapless Freestyle. More and more riders are getting into this .. time for them to showcase their tricks a la Mitu Monteiro
  • Slider Jam Session. Demos from the pros - Triple-S style on the lake!

Entry Fee

€50, which includes limited-edition event t-shirt and free pass to Burning Lake Festival (value €40).

Competitor Registration

Online Registration for the event is now open and will close at 9pm on Friday, September 25th.   All queries about this event should be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. directly.

Competitor check-in will happen on Friday 25th between 7p.m. and 9p.m. at the Event Site, Keel Lake, but there is some flexibility if competitors arrange this with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in advance of the event.

This event will proceed, wind or not - alternative fun competitions will be organised if needed & winners will be "crowned"

See you on the Lake!