Competitions News

Fund raising for Ukrainian team at the Women's World Gliding Championship 2022

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Support is crucial for Ukrainian women pilots to be able to take part in the 11th FAI Women’s World Gliding Championship (WWGC2022) taking place in the UK 13-27 August 2022. Two competitors, Olena and Valentyna, aspire to take part in the World Championship. The WWGC2022 organisers have already arranged gliders…

Women's World Gliding Championships 2022

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The Gliding Centre is one of the key UK competition sites and usually hosts a UK National Championships and a Regional event each year, as well as aerobatic and informal contests. The club has successfully hosted two internationals – the Women’s Europeans in 1991 and the Junior Worlds in 2005….

Competition Rules update

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As new evidence was provided and then confirmed in a test that  gliders fitted with FES motors could be detected at low power settings using an ENL, to avoid FES owners having to invest in MOP equipment to compete this year an amendment has been made to the 2022 Competition…

Shenington Regionals 2 - 10 July 2022

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The Shenington Regionals, hosted by the Edgehill Gliding Centre, is back after a two-year break. 2-10 July 2022. Entries open from Thursday 24th March. You can read more here.

Competitions in 2022

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Thought about entering a competition during 2022? It’s a great way to enjoy focused cross-country flying with everything you need supplied by the competition organisation – and to learn how to fly faster even if it doesn’t quite work out that way every day! Rated competitions are listed here. Mike…

BGA Competition Rules 2022

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Following feedback on the previously published draft that have resulted in minor changes, the BGA Competition Rules for 2022 have been published. You can view the document here.

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…

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