The IKA is responsible for all race-events (all disciplines which have a starting line and a finishing line). Under the jurisdiction of the IKA are Formula Kite with regulated hydrofoiling equipment, the Gold Cup (any foiling equipment including prototypes) and the Youth Olympic Games (Boarder Cross format on Twin-Tip:Racing equipment).

All event-organisers who want to run a World and/or continental level event in the discipline Race, Speed and/or Slalom have to contact the IKA. Riders who want to participate at a Race and/or Slalom event or at the Youth Olympic Games have to contact the IKA.