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La Ventana Classic 2019

Wed Jan 16, 2019 - 8:00 AM
To Sun Jan 20, 2019 - 8:00 PM
Over the last decade, the La Ventana Classic has made a real difference in the community, thanks to your help. Kiteboarders, windsurfers, stand up paddleboarder

Charity/fundraiser, Competition/Race/Tournament

Sport & Outdoors (Water sports (surf, kitesurfing, diving, etc.))

Palapas Ventana

El Teso, El Sgto, Baja California Sur
La Ventana, Baja California Sur

Ticket/reservation required

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Over the last decade, the La Ventana Classic has made a real difference in the community, thanks to your help. Kiteboarders, windsurfers, stand up paddleboarders and now mountain bikers from all over converge on the Sea of Cortez’s playground for fierce and fun competitions followed by amazing dinners and raging parties for five days of pure unadulterated fun, while raising money for a great cause. This year, $35,350 was raised at the 2018 event which benefits Amigos de Alumnos, a local program which provides locals 3-year high school scholarships. Fundraising efforts now support over 40 local teenagers and also paid for a transportation bus for local disabled students.

Get ready for another great year! The 11th annual La Ventana Classic (LVC) kicks off on Wednesday, January 16 at the Hot Springs in La Ventana with Kitexpo gears demos, a PRO CLINIC offered by Sensi Graves and Colleen Carroll, and the infamous Baja Joe’s/Elevation Kiteboarding Party Island Downwinder Poker Run, and runs through Sunday, January 20. Demo participants for 2019 include Airush, Slingshot/Ride Engine, Cabrinha, Flysurfer and Blade Kiteboarding. The event opens at 10a, Kitexpo demos start at 11a and the event ends daily around 5p before the nighttime dinners and parties.

 The 2019 event is proudly brought to you by our new Carbon Fin title sponsor, Amara. Located next to the Hot Springs on unspoiled El Jalito beach, Amara will deliver a new standard of living to La Ventana / El Sargento. You’ll get a chance to check out the project and meet the owners on Thursday, January 17 when Amara hosts an amazing dinner with premium mezcal tastings from another new LVC sponsor, Casa Titlan from Mexico City.

We’re also proud to announce that Patagonia stepped up as the Gold sponsor for the 2019 LVC. They’ll have their WORN WEAR supplies on hand so bring those jackets that need their zippers fixed or that shirt that needs a new snap button!

We hope to see you in Baja this January!


Patagonia ups their sponsorship to get behind the good cause of locally world famous La Ventana Classic!
Rallying behind The Classic’s theme of supporting local education with their full array of waterman events.

The La Ventana Classic is now officially a Patagonia powered event!


The event will feature SUP downwinders of all lengths including the iconic crossing from Cerralvo Island. Watch Patagonia ambassador Gerry Lopez show the youngsters how its done and keep an eye out for the new SUP foil class!


Kiteboard freestyle going big above the crowd! The strapless division will showcase the latest rippers.


Kiteboard foil course racing including the Classic’s iconic criss cross race from La Ventana to Cerralvo Island and back!


Kiteboard slalom racing right in front of the crowd. Watch them break away or tangle up!


Enduro downhill and 10k mountain biking finishing right at the water’s edge at the event site. Watch local champs racing side by side with visiting all-stars on La Ventana’s insane new trails.

Get ready for the Patagonia powered La Ventana Classic; the event that keeps local kids in school!

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