2021 Worlds Postponement

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing well with everything happening in the world still. We have been fortunate to be sheltered from the majority of it here in NZ and have been having regular blokart events again. Given the ongoing border restrictions in New Zealand...

IBRA Rule Clarifications

Competitors through their associations have asked IBRA recently for some clarity on several IBRA rules. IBRA interpretations on these rules can be downloaded here: IBRA Clarifications Apr 2020 revD Rule clarifications have been made for the following: Intentional...

Blokart World Championships 2020 – UPDATE

Regretfully, we have taken the decision today to postpone the 2020 Blokart World championships until next year. While October still seems a long way off the following factors have contributed to our decision; Earlier this week the Royal NZ Airforce informed us that...

Covid-19 Update

Opening of registrations remain on hold as we work to understand the potential impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on this event. We are aware that some people have already planned and committed to travel to NZ and a decision to cancel or postpone will not be made...

2020 Blokart Worlds – Notice Of Race

Happy New Year.  Some very important info in this update… 2020 Notice of Race Due to Covid-19 our current plan is to reschedule the event for 18th to 26th October 2021. It is expected that dates will be 100% confirmed and NOR reissued by end of November 2020. For a...

Edition 7 IBRA Rules Released

The IBRA rules have been updated following an extensive period of consultation and input from competitors from around the world. Issues and discrepancies identified during that process have been tidied up in the latest Edition. Edition 7 rules will come into effect at...

2020 News Update

Hi All, With a little over 12 months until the 2020 Blokart World Champs we will start getting more information out to you. The event will be contested over 5 days and on 2 amazing courses. The Manawatu Club track is sure to offer some exciting, tight, short-course...

2022 Blokart Worlds

The International Blokart Racing Association, in conjunction with the Manawatu Blokart Club, Blokart International and the NZBAI are proud to announce that the 2022 Blokart World Championship will take place in New Zealand in October this year. The event will be...

August 2018 Newsletter

Getting Close Now We are getting really close now, with less that 2 months until the start of the event. This newsletter has some updates and reminders from previous newsletters and also notice of some key deadlines. Please read carefully. Event Apparel – Final...

June 2018 Newsletter

Event Apparel The event apparel is now available in the online store. Go to www.blokartworlds.com and take a look.  All orders will need to be in by August 15th. After this time the online store will close for apparel orders. We do not have an option for shipping the...

Did you pay by Credit Card?

Dear Competitors   we have discovered a validation issue with credit card payments on the blokart worlds website. It is possible that some competitors have not successfully entered when paying with their credit card.   If you have successfully paid by credit card you...

April 2018 Newsletter

Notice of Race (NOR) The NOR is now available for download on www.blokartworlds.com For anyone registered please take the time to download this and read it. 2018 blokart World Championships – Notice of Race – V1.2   Meet ‘n Greet, Prize giving Spanish...
Early Entry Prize Sail

Early Entry Prize Sail

Any early entries from the worlds will go into the draw for a new 5.5m sail!! So, if you are planning on coming or know someone who is thinking about it, make sure entries are completed before 15 April 2018. If you haven’t decided your class (production or...

March Update

Entries Open Entries are now live on www.blokartworlds.com. The early entry discount will apply from now until 15th April 2018 at which time it will increase by €50. Pre-Registrations Thank you to the 77 sailors from 19 countries that pre-registered for the worlds....
January 2018 Newsletter

January 2018 Newsletter

Accommodation Some of you have already started booking accommodation, which is great. Others have been asking the best way to go about it. We recommend the best and probably most economical option is to book a rental house through websites like www.airbnb.com...
2016 Update No.12: Registrations Open

2016 Update No.12: Registrations Open

A message from Mr Blokart, Paul Beckett.  Hi and welcome to all of you who are considering making the trip to the 2018 Blokart Worlds at Ivanpah, near Las Vegas. We apologize for the registration opening being a little later than promised but we have had some...
2016 Update No.11 – August 2015

2016 Update No.11 – August 2015

NABSA are well and truly underway with the preparations for the 2016 worlds. The team has been busy preparing menus and drinks lists for the happy hours each evening out on the playa after racing. Getting the campsite infrastructure sorted out, and also dealing with...
2016 Update No.10 – July 2015

2016 Update No.10 – July 2015

The IBRA rules edition 5 are now complete…. After extensive consultation between the associations via their appointed IBRA reps the new rules are published, along with the approved accessories list. You can download both the Rules and the accessories list from...
2016 Update No.9 – April 2015

2016 Update No.9 – April 2015

Ok we have been a bit slow with the newsletters mainly because we have been doing so much blokart sailing. NABSA have just had their championships on the Ivanpah Playa, the same venue that they will be hosting the world championships at next year. They have reported...