Blizzard has posted an official preview of Kalimdor Cup that’s available on live servers for the next two weeks.


Mount up and rediscover the skies of Kalimdor with a new dragonriding racing event arriving in Azeroth.

“The Riders of Azeroth invite dragonriders to compete in races throughout Kalimdor! Talk to Lord Andestrasz in Valdrakken for more information.”

When: August 15–28
Where: Begins in Valdrakken

With a total of sixteen races spread across Kalimdor, dragonriders will have a skyfull of options for challenging courses in Normal, Advanced, and Reverse variations. Head to Valdrakken and speak to Lord Andestrasz near the Rostrum of Transformation to pick up the initial quest.

Ahn’Qiraj Circuit

Nordrassil Spiral

Ashenvale Ambit

Razorfen Roundabout

Great Divide Dive

Rocketway Ride

Desolace Drift

Thousand Needles Thread

Durotar Tour

Uldum Tour

Felwood Flyover

Un’Goro Crater Circuit

Feralas Ruins Ramble

Webwinder Weave

Hyjal Hotfoot

Winter Wander


Rewards For a Fancy Flight

In addition to earning achievements for completing races, Kalimdor’s brave racers can earn a new currency, Riders of Azeroth Badges. These can be exchanged for unique items and rewards from Maztha in Valdrakken so that you can dash through the skies with panache.

Brand new dragon customizations:

Windborne Velocidrake: Teal Scales

Winding Slitherdrake: Curved Nose Horn

Winding Slitherdrake: Blonde Hair

New Drake Racer’s transmog set:

Drake Racer’s Helmet

Drake Racer’s Shoulderpads

Drake Racer’s Jersey

Drake Racer’s Handwraps

Drake Racer’s Belt

Drake Racer’s Leggings

Drake Racer’s Boots

If everything else has been purchased, you can repeatedly buy:

Valdrakken Accord Insignia

The sky’s the limit (unless you’re trying to beat the timer); may the winds be at your back as you go for the gold.