Irish National Freestyle Championships 2024 @ Battle for the Lake
30.09.2023 - 02.10.2023


Pure Magic's KiteMusic & Mighty Craic Festival in Achill 2024 - celebrates its 6th Anniversary with something even more special - The Irish National Freestyle Championships 2024 in association with the IKSA.


This is a Freestyle Event open to Men, 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

In addition to the Freestyle Competition - there will be some fun 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!

Fun Events will start on Friday, September 30th @ 2pm

Entry Fee

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

Payment should be arranged directly with Pure Magic at the shop (01-8054912) or at rider registration on Friday, September 30th.

Event Guide:

Irish National Freestyle Championships 2024 - Event Guide

Competitor Registration

Online Registration for the event is now open and will close at 9pm on Friday, September 30th.   All queries about this event should be directed to Pure Magic directly.

Competitor check-in will happen on Friday 30th between 2p.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" Irish National Freestyle Champions

See you on the Lake!