Competitions News

2019 BGA Competition Rules Published

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The 2019 BGA Competition Rules have been published here. The 2019 scoring script is currently being extensively tested and will be posted once testing is complete. We remind Scorers that there will be a Scorers’ workshop at the BGA Sporting Conference on Saturday 2 March 19.

National Championships 2019

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The BGA Competitions Committee report that the closing date for priority entry for National Championships (with exception of Junior Nationals) of 31st January is fast approaching. Please go to https://members.gliding.co.uk/competitions/nationals-entry-form to review dates and venues and to place your provisional entry. There are currently places available in all classes.  

Overseas Championship at Issoudun July 2019

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Brian Spreckley reports that there will be an Overseas Championship at Issoudun in France held in conjunction with the Issoudun International contest. The task setter and local organiser will be Brian Spreckley and tasks will be DHT, AAT and AST. Gliders at any level are welcome. Issoudun is a large…

British Gliding Team - Women's World Gliding Championship 2020

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We’re delighted to announce that the members of the British Gliding Team who will be competing in the Women’s World Gliding Championship in Australia in January 2020 are; 18m Class – Liz Sparrow Club Class – Claudia Hill and Mel Anderson Standard Class – Ayala Truelove  

British Gliding Team 2019

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The 2019 senior British Gliding Team has been selected as follows; Open Class – Russell Cheetham and Tim Jenkinson 20m Class – Garry Coppin with Steve Jones 18m Class – Pete Harvey and Phil Jones 15m Class – Tim Scott Standard Class – Leigh Wells and Howard Jones Club Class…

Team Pilot Selection - JWGC 2019

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We are delighted to announce that the following pilots have been selected to represent Great Britain in the Junior World Gliding Championship in Hungary next year; Jake Brattle Simon Brown Peter Carter Finn Sleigh The two selected reserve pilots are; Clement Allen Henry Inigo-Jones  

Junior Gliding Championship 2018

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The 2018 Junior National Gliding Championships & Two-Seat Coaching will be hosted by the Lasham Gliding Society. Entries can be submitted through the competition website here.

2018 Nationals Priority List

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The Competitions Committee has published the ‘Ratings 2017 for 2018 Nationals priority list’. You can view the document here.

Supporting Gliding

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The BGA’s volunteer sub-committees and working groups which so ably support UK gliding are always looking for new talent to get involved. For example, the Competitions and Awards Committee has a slot on the committee for someone keen to help to promote all forms of competition gliding. You can read…