The Dragon Fly

A High Flying Kite Competition On The Palatka Riverfront

At 1:00 PM during the Dragon Boat festival, please join us for the "Dragon Fly" Kite Competition. 

Rules and competition details coming soon. 

Buy a kite, make a kite or pick up one of our Free kites from a participating merchant to decorate, assemble and compete.

We will judge competitors in a number of categories to choose our winners.

  • Best dragon themed kite.
  • Best home crafted kite. (see our instructions to make your own kite)
  • Best store bought kite.
  • The ability to fly and must fly for at least 15 minutes. 
  • Height of kite flight.
  • Steady flight.

Registration at 12:00 Noon

Kite Flying at 1:00 PM

Judging from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Prizes Announced at 2:00 PM

Age Categories

  • 5yrs and Under
  • 6yrs through 11yrs
  • 12yrs thorugh18yrs
  • 19yrs and up

Don’t miss the Dragon Fly kite competition! Sign up below. 

How to build different style kites. If you want to build your own kite to compete:

Basic kite building styles

Dragon kites from home materials

A simple garbage bag kite

Many other plans exist on Pintrest and other sites. 


Enter The Dragon Fly Kite Competition

Contestant Information - FREE Entry