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Fly and Fling Kite Festival ~ April 12

Start Date: April 12, 2014, 2:00 PM
End Date: April 12, 2014, 7:00 PM
    Berl Huffman Athletic Complex - Soccer Fields
  • 2506 Landmark Lane
  • Lubbock, TX
  • Contact: Aimee Ruel
  • Email: aruel@mylubbock.us
  • Phone: (806) 767-3796

Fly and Fling 2013Kites of all shapes and colors will fill the skies over Berl Huffman Athletic Complex as Parks and Recreation hosts the 5th Annual FMX Fly & Fling on Saturday, April 12 2014, from 2:00-7:00 p.m.  Professionals and amateurs alike are invited to participate in this family day dedicated to things that fly including Frisbees, hand-made kites, stunt kites, and giant kites!  Participants of all ages will enjoy this fun-filled day as they fly kites, play Frisbee, make their own kites and watch one of the best kite teams in the state perform aerial acrobats set to music.  The event will be located on a portion of the soccer fields at the Complex, Just look for the giant kites overhead! Concessions will be available and provided by Lubbock Soccer Association!

For the firth year in a row, Lubbock is fortunate to feature a professional kite team to perform at the Fly and Fling. Troy Gunn and his team, TKO Sport Kite Team, are from Wichita Falls and specialize in stunt kite performances. Troy holds the world duration record for flying two sport kites at the same time and has competed and won both nationally and internationally. 

Sponsors include Parks and Recreation, FMX and Gap Broadcasting, High Plains Delta.  Berl Huffman Athletic Complex is located at 2506 Landmark Lane next to the Lubbock Lake Landmark.  For more information, call Aimee Ruel at 806-767-3796.