Fun Stuff to do This Year
April 25-26: Oceanside Open, Oregon USA: Fun fly-in on the Oregon Coast (website to be updated with 2015 information soon)
May 10-17: Miles in May: Alberta, Canada: A hang gliding event, but PGs with their own tow systems can join in to fly XC.
June 14-20: Rat Race Oregon USA: Annual competition with separate tasks for beginner pilots up to advanced
June 26-July 3: Ozone Chabre Laragne, France: (with optional XC courses before and after the event): All skill levels welcome!
July 19-25: Nordic Open: Gemona, Italy. Many countries in Europe travel to warmer spots for their national comps. Italy, anyone?
July 25-Aug 2: Willi XC Challenge Golden, BC: All skill levels welcome!
Aug 9-15: US Nationals Utah, USA: (website to be updated). Higher level competition, must be minimum P3 (Intermediate) rated.
Sept 20-26: Owen's Valley XC Classic California, USA: More info soon. Race to Goal competition, likely minimum P3 rating req'd.
Oct 24/25: Women's Halloween Fly in, Chelan WA: Get your flying costume on! Super fun & low-key fly-in.
January 3, 2015: HAGAR study course, Chilliwack, BC
November 12: West Coast Soaring Club AGM, North Vancouver, 7-9:30pm
November 15: Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival begins
October 24-26: Women's Halloween Fly-In, Chelan WA
September 26-28: David Norwood Memorial Fly-In, Baldy Butte, WA
August 29-Sept 2: Take a road trip to Southern Oregon for the Starthistle Fly-In. Fun prizes and you get to land in a vineyard!
August 15-17: Black Mt Can-Am Fly In, Sumas WA. Info at WCSC
August 9-16: Canadian National Paragliding Championships. Facebook page or website
August 9: Annual Lakeside Event (HG/PG) at Panorama. Info at www.FlyingMax.com
July 5-12: Chelan Flats Nationals (Washington State, USA). Info at whiteowlpg
June 28-July 4: Ozone Chabre Open (Laragne, France). Info at flylaragne
June 29-July 4: Chelan Cross Country Classic. Info through the Cloudbase Country Club
June 22-28: Rat Race/Sprint (Oregon USA). Info at mphsports
June 6-8: Blanchard Bash (Washington, USA): Info on the WCSC Forum
April 26-27: Oceanside Fly-In (Oregon USA): event website
March 29-30: Paragliding Easter Meet at Panorama. Info at www.FlyingMax.com
January 4-5, 2014: HAGAR exam study course