Author Archives: Albert Berchtold

Coaches confirmed for meet 1 & 2

We’re only a few weeks away from the season opener!! We’ve confirmed coaches for the first two meets. As we did last year, the coach will be on hand all day Friday for short debriefs and talking to competitors during … Continue reading

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West Tennessee Skydiving breaks ground on their swoop pond!

West Tennessee Skydiving is pleased to announce breaking ground on their 300′ x 80 ‘ north/south swoop pond.  The pond will be fed by the DZ well and will feature an aerator pump to keep the water clean and fresh. … Continue reading

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Liquidsky to support 2016 season

 The 2016 FLCPA season will have a few prizes from our supporters.  This year the top placing Amateur competitor will take home a pair of custom liquid sky swoop shorts. That’s right, if you can be the best of the best in … Continue reading

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2016 Updates.

A couple changes for 2016: 1.  Registration will close at sunset Friday- Safety briefing and exit orders will be done Friday evening at sunset.  That is approx. 5:30 pm for meets 1&2) This should help us get rolling quickly and efficiently on Saturday … Continue reading

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2016 FLCPA Announcement

It’s that time of year again.  The 2015 season is wrapping up for our sister league in the Northeast, and it’s time to start making your plans to come on back down to the Southeast for the 2016 season!!  We’re happy … Continue reading

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Ground breaking for Skydive Sebastian swoop pond

This month the number of swoop ponds in Florida will double! That’s right, Our friends down at Sebastian have begun construction on a new swoop pond! This new pond is being dug on the north end of the landing area … Continue reading

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2015 Season wrap-up

This season there were 39 league members in the running for the overall title of league champion. Amateur class: 2015 season was one of the most competitive I’ve seen. With every meet the top overall seats changed. In the end … Continue reading

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Jay Sanders(Pro) & Shane Seydel(Ama) win meet 4!

The last meet of the 2015 season was nothing short of amazing. 40 competitors(18Pro, 22 Amateur) were in attendance at Skydive Paraclete XP. For some, it was their last chance grab at points for a top FLCPA season overall placing. … Continue reading

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The Race for the Season Overalls Heats Up

With three of the four meets completed for the season, the race for the best season overall placings is heating up.  the top placing PRO and Amateur win the title of Season Champion, a sweet plaque, and have their registration … Continue reading

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Cornelia & Curt set new North Carolina records at meet 3.

There were a few new records set at the third FLCPA meet last weekend. Cornelia Mihai from Skydive Dubai set a new North Carolina state female distance and speed record at 145.71 meters and 2.502 seconds respectively. Curt Bartholomew set a … Continue reading

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Cornelia Mihai wins meet 3 at Skydive Paraclete

This past weekend Skydive Paraclete XP was host to the third FLCPA meet of the 2015 season. Fourth competitors showed up to give it their all for this competition. It was an even split between the PRO and Amatuer classes … Continue reading

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Curt B & Pawel P take top honors at Meet 1

This past weekend’s FLCPA Meet #1 was a great time down in Zephyrhills, FL. 48 competitors arrived as far as three weeks ahead of the meet. 27 Amateur and 21 Pro class competitors were out for the start of the … Continue reading

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New IPC rule changes coming down the pipeline

In preparation for this year’s FLCPA, we’ve gotten a sneak peak at the proposed IPC CP rule for 2015. They have not been finalized and published yet, but we do intend to run the FLCPA with the new rules as … Continue reading

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Seperate PRO and Amateur classes for 2015

A lot of folks have asked about separating the pro and amateur categories for scoring.  I think we’ve got a big enough turn out to keep things separate so starting this season we’ll run separate score sheets, have separate medal … Continue reading

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2015 Medal Sponsor-Alter Ego

We’re happy to announce that our friends at Alter Ego have stepped up for the 2015 season and offered to cover the costs of the medals and plaques this year.  “So many of us on Alter Ego either started in the … Continue reading

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Free coaching moved to Fridays

In the last few years it’s been difficult to secure coaches for all the meets.  Partially because they all want to compete!!!  This year we’re going to try something new and will be moving the coaching to the Friday before the … Continue reading

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Control Tower signed for 2015 season

Back by popular demand, We’ll be using the Control Tower scoring program for the FLCPA 2015 season.  There’s a lot of cool features in this system that allows you to analyze your scores against others, see your results over the … Continue reading

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2015 Meet 4 Preregistration

2015 Meet 4 preregistration. the season Finale!!!!!! PRO: Load 1: 1Joe Abeln 2Albert Berchtold 3Jared Zell 4Brad Moon 1Jason Sanders 2Scott Harper 3Justin Price 4Peter Piotrowski 1Sven Jseppi 2Ian Bobo 3Matt Shull 4Eric Deroy 5Shaggio Rodriguez Load2: 1Ryan Brownlow 2Julio … Continue reading

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FLCPA 2015 Season Dates

It’s that time of the year again!!! Time to turn in your vacation schedule to your boss for the FLCPA meets!  It will be February before you know it and you’ll be on your way to sunny Florida to compete in … Continue reading

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PD Tveir Tvӧ 2014-Registration list

Scores click here We’re up to 15 teams registered for the big 2-way meet happening in Z-Hills in less than 2 weeks!!!  Here’s a run down of those who have registered so far for PD Tveir Tvӧ.  If you haven’t … Continue reading

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