Competitions News

British Gliding Team Vote Results

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The World Gliding Championships for Club, Standard and 15m classes are to be held at Châlons-Ecury sur Coole, France in August 2020, and 20m Multi-Seat, 18 Metre and Open Classes are to be held at Stendal-Borstel, Germany in July 2020. The BGA Competitions Committee reports that the results of the…

UK Junior Nationals underway!

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The UK Junior Nationals is underway hosted by The Bristol and Gloucester GC and supported by a number of generous sponsors. You can keep up with the tasks and scores via Soaring Spot!

Another UK Gliding Record!

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We are delighted to confirm that Ed Downham has set a new national record for the UK Open Class Triangle Distance and Free Triangle Distance by flying an EB28 around an 837.5km task on the 12th May 2019 after taking off from London GC. Congratulations, Ed!

New Standard, 15m and Open Class National Champions for 2019!

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After a very challenging week of unseasonal weather, the Open, Standard and 15m Nationals have produced three new National Champions! Matt Cook is the 15m class National Champion (this the second 2019 National championship won this year by Matt!), Jeremy Hood is the Standard class National champion, and Andy Davis…

Gold and Silver at the Junior World Gliding Championships!

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After eleven races at the Junior World Gliding Championships in Hungary, British Gliding Team’s Jake Brattle has become the new World Champion in the club class with teammate Finn Sleigh taking Silver! You can read our press release here.     

2019 18m and 20m National Champions!

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We have two new National champions! Many congratulations to the 2019 UK National champions in the 18m Class, Kim Tipple flying an ASG29, and in the 20m Class, Matt Cook flying a Duo Discus T. The competition was held at The Gliding Centre during July. Many thanks to all competitors,…

Gold and Silver at the European Championships!

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We’re delighted to announce that after two weeks of hard flying, British Gliding Teams Tom Arscott’s consistent flying in the European Gliding Championship has resulted in a resounding win and Gold medal in the Club Class! Team mate G Dale also flew brilliantly to take the Silver medal. Great work…

Improved Competition Route Notification Trial

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We share the sky with a diverse range of users. Being aware of what others are planning to do is clearly an important element of situational awareness and reducing risk. The BGA has been working with the CAA to develop an improved method of notifying competition gliding activity to other…

Competitions Committee

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Liz Sparrow has stepped down as chair of the Competitions and Awards sub-Committee. Thanks very much for your great contribution, Liz! Alan Langlands has kindly stepped into the role. As ever, the Competitions Committee including the Chairman can be contacted via compscommittee@gliding.co.uk More information about Competitions is available here.

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