Paragliding Regional and Overseas Competitions

2016/17 Season - regional and overseas paragliding comps

1. Canungra Cup (https://airtribune.com/canungracup2016/)

2. Craigieburn Regional Comp  (22-24th October 2016)
Details here

3Auckland Regional Comp (3rd/4th December 2016)
(Reserve dates for the following weekend)
https://airtribune.com/auckland

4. Southern Regional Comp 27/28/29 December 2016 
(30th December is a weather day)
Contact Tim Brown, tjbro137@gmail.com

5. St Arnaud Regional Comp (11-13 February 2016)
(Reserve dates for the following weekend)
Details here

 

If you want to organise a Regional Comp, or declare an overseas event as an NZ Overseas Comp then please get in touch with the PCC using nzhgpapcc@googlegroups.com

You only need to give 4.5 days notice to hold a Regional Comp and you only need a minimum of 6 pilots!


COMPETITIONS ARE A GREAT WAY TO INCREASE YOUR THERMALLING SKILLS, 
MEET OTHER PILOTS & HAVE A GREAT FEW DAYS FLYING!

Remember -

  • Reserve Parachute & Harness Back protection compulsory
  • Minimum PG2 rating.
  • 3D track logs from a GPS is required for flight verification. If in doubt contact the comp director for confirmation.
  • Radios are required by all pilots. UHF 40 channel (PRS) handhelds will be used for the official competition frequencies

Regional Competitions that came and went...

Auckland Regional Comp (28th Feb/1st March 2015)
This comp was a success with two valid tasks. The scores are here: http://highcloud.net/xc/comp_result.php?comPk=153
A write-up of the event is available.


Corryong (15th - 21st February 2015)
The Australian Corryong Competition was declared an NZ Overseas Comp -  but the minimum number of pilots (6) was not been reached.
See here for details: http://www.corryongopen.org/, the Kiwi invasion was lead by Mark Hardman from Paraventures.
Scores are here: http://highcloud.net/xc/comp_result.php?comPk=146 

Southern Regional Comp 13&14th December 2014
This comp was a success, with two valid tasks, and was won by Grant Middendorf, as usual.

NZHGPA PG Competition