Competitions News

BGA Competition Rules

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Advance publication of the 2022 BGA rules for rated competitions is now made. Final publication will be made on 1st March. You can view the 2022 BGA Competition Rules here.

BGA Trophy Rules Updated

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Following a review of the BGA Trophy Rules and with effect from January 2022, the Frank Foster and Manio Cup trophies (which are awarded for the fastest handicapped 500km and 300km flights respectively) now require the declared task to be completed. You can view the updated BGA Trophy Rules here.

Seeking Caravans for the Women's Worlds

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Do you have a caravan or camper you’d be prepared to lend or hire to a team member at the Women’s Worlds at Hus Bos next August?  We have a number of people seeking accommodation – vans would be needed from somewhere around Saturday 6th to Saturday 27th August. Please…

British Gliding Team Announcement

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We are delighted to announce the UK team for the 11th Women’s World Gliding Championship which will take place at The Gliding Centre, Husbands Bosworth, from 13th to 27th August 2022. The team representing the UK will be: Club Class Alison Mulder, Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club Claudia Hill, London…

FAI International Appeals Tribunal publishes report

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The FAI International Appeals Tribunal has published its report and decisions on appeals made by the Australian gliding team and the German and British National Aero Clubs following the WWGC2019. You can read the report here.

WWGC22 and Liz Sparrow on Air Sports News

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Liz Sparrow, the Director of the Women’s World Gliding Championship 2022, which is being hosted by The Gliding Centre at Husbands Bosworth airfield during August 2022, was recently interviewed by ‘Air Sports News’. There’s some great insights into competition gliding, opportunities for companies to get involved, and why it’s so…

Women Gliding - Join The Squad!

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Would you like to learn alongside a group of like-minded women with a love for competitive gliding? Are you keen to have some help to work out where your gliding skills need support? If so, you may want to apply to join the Women Gliding squad. All you need is…

The Result of the WGC 2022 Team Vote for 20M Multi-Seat Class

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The votes to select the 20m Multi-Seat Class team to represent Britain at the 37th World Gliding Championships at Matkopuszta in Hungary in 2022 have now been completed. The results are as follows: 1 Steve Jones 2 Garry Coppin 3 Andy Davis 4 Philip Jones 5 Tim Scott 6 Peter…

Announcing the Result of the WGC 2022 Team Vote for 18m and Open Classes

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The votes to select the 18m and Open Class Teams to represent Britain at the 37th World Gliding Championships at Matkopuszta in Hungary in 2022 have now been completed. The results are as follows: 18m Class   Position Pilot 1 Philip Jones 2 Derren Francis 3 Andrew Davis 4 Peter…

Announcing the WGC 2022 British Gliding Team Vote

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The vote to select the Team to represent Britain at the 37th World Gliding Championships at Matkopuszta in Hungary  in 2022 will open on 16th September 2021 and will remain open until 25th September.  This event is for 18m, 20m-multi-seat, and Open classes only. This year, for the first time,…

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