Monthly Archives: February 2012

HUGE turnout expected for FLCPA #2

This weekend will be the second of five meets this season.  The first meet in ZHills last month drew 44 competitors, and this months meet is looking like it will be even bigger.  My guess is we’ll have around 60 … Continue reading

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New selection process for US National team

The USPA recently updated their process for selecting the US National Canopy Piloting team.  Historically CP has taken the top 8 in a world meet year, and 12 for a world cup from the overall placings.  The new criteria used … Continue reading

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CP Fatality in Perris

This past weekend I sat at the USPA winter board meeting in San Diego, CA working to assist our board in continuing to improve our CP competition/rules.   About 80 miles away the first meet of the California  Canopy Piloting League was kicking … Continue reading

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FLCPA League Director elected to USPA Board of Directors

Last year when Eric Florio was hired by USPA as director of communications he had to relinquish his seat on the board of directors(USPA staff members may not sit on the Board).  This left an empty seat on the board.  In accordance … Continue reading

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USPA implements new CP Rules

This weekend the USPA BOD voted to carry out the new distance course for the open class that the IPC approved earlier this month.  The new rules for the distance are to be published by the IPC on March 1st, and will be implemented into … Continue reading

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USPA 2013 CP Nationals venue selected

This weekend the USPA board of directors gathered in San Diego, CA for their winter meeting.  One of the items placed before the competition committee was a proposal from Skydive City in Zephyrhills Florida for the 2013 USPA National Championships of Canopy … Continue reading

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CP World Cup 2013 venue announced

Some hot news for all you swoopers out there.  The folks from Russia put in a bid for the 2013 World Cup of Canopy Piloting which was reviewed and accepted by the IPC earlier this month. Where: Cheboksary, Russia-600km east … Continue reading

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FAI votes on new CP rules

This past week was the 63rd FAI plenary meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. February 7-12, 2012. Here’s the changes coming for this year… They had major rule changes to propose for acceptance by the Plenary, both for the Distance and the … Continue reading

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Pre-Registration open for California Meet #1!!!

We are about a week away from the much anticipated debut of the the California Regional Canopy Piloting League.  There is a lot going on the day of the event, so we are asking those who are competing to fill … Continue reading

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