Competitions News

British Gliding Team in 2024

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We’re pleased to report the following British Gliding Team plans for 2024: World Gliding Championship – Uvalde, Texas, USA 18m class – Ian MacArthur / Peter Harvey 20m class – Steve Jones / Garry Coppin Open class – Tim Jenkinson / Russell Cheetham Junior World Gliding Championship – Ostrow Wielkopolski,…

Draft Rules for Rated Competitions 2024

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The draft Rules for Rated Competitions 2024 and an explanatory document have been published here. The final Rules for Rated Competitions 2024 will be published on 1st March 2024.

Managing flying risk - flying in competitions

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Competition flying is great fun. However, several inherent risks in gliding can increase in a competition task flying environment. As with all flying, awareness of and managing the risks is important. We have updated our competition risk management guidance aimed at pilots and republished it here.

Tom Arscott - World Champion!

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Congratulations to British Gliding Team’s Tom Arscott – World Champion! Throughout the ten races at the 37th World Gliding Championships at Narromine in Australia, Tom maintained a good lead to take 1st place, the Gold medal and the title of World Champion in the standard class flying a loaned LS8…

Bidford Regionals 2024

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Entries are open for the Bidford regional gliding competition, 22nd to 30th of June 2024. You can read more information and enter the competition here.  

Dunstable Regionals 2024 entries are now open!

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The Dunstable Regionals 2024 entries are now open. The competition takes place at the London Gliding Club 20-28 July 2024. The competition will be limited to 50 entries in two classes on a first come, first served basis. Any entries after this will automatically be put on to the waiting…

Hus Bos Challenge Cup 2024

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The Hus Bos Challenge Cup competition will be held from 27th July – 4th August 2024. The competition will be limited to 65 entries on a first come, first served basis. Any entries after this will automatically be put on to the waiting list. The entry list will open on…

UK NATIONAL COMPETITIONS 2024

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UK NATIONAL COMPETITIONS 2024 It’s time to get your Nationals entries in!!!  A reminder to all pilots that 31st January is the deadline for priority Nationals entries.  Entries received by that date will be accepted in rating order up to the class limit – for 2024 applications received after the…

Club Class Nationals 2024

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The 2024 Club Class Nationals will be held at Bristol & Gloucestershire Gliding Club, Nympsfield from Saturday 03 to Sunday 11 of August. The dates for all 2024 nationals are; 18m & 20m Multi-seat class: 25 May – 02 June, Lasham Standard, 15m & Open class: 15 – 23 June,…

Inter Club League Final Success!

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The final competition of the 2023 Inter Club League took place recently at Nympsfield. The results were: 1st – Bristol and Gloucestershire GC Joint 2nd – London GC and Oxford GC 4th – Southwest regional team Thanks to all the pilots, crews, teams, organisers, and hosting clubs that make the…

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