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There are always special events on the drop zones world wide. We'll try to figure them out for you and post them here. We also like to publish your stories and impressions of events, you just have to write them down and send them to us. Check back often, we'll update this page whenever we get the news.
 [Updated: January 7, 2000]          Page 2 - for more events see Page 1

West Tennessee Skydiving

West Tennessee Skydiving will be operating a Cessna 205 every Saturday, starting January 9, 2000. They will go to a Saturday and Sunday operation as soon as support and weather dictates. It's not the KingAir but it's better than sitting on the ground.
Lifts will cost $14 to 12k. There are also plans in the works for Balloon Jumps on selected dates. If you are interested in the balloon jumps please e-mail me for more info.

BIC Course - Skydive Monroe, GA - February 5-6, 2000

There will be a BIC at Skydive Monroe in Georgia. You must pre-register before January 30th, and you must get your BIC packet from USPA (and read it before the course). Course costs are $30, FFI: call 770-207-9164 or e-mail

Courses at Skydive San Marcos, TX

Skydive San Marcos in Texas will be hosting a ICC Course January 29 -30, 2000. Course Director will be I/E Wade Woolfrey. And on January 15 -16 they will be hosting a BIC course. A Pre-registration for both courses is required.

For further information contact Dennis at 800-726-9267 or by Email.

BIC Course - Skydive Orange, VA - January 15 - 16, 2000

Skydive Orange in Virginia will be hosting a BIC course January 15 - 16. Pre-registration and deposit are required.
For further information contact Teresha Thames -

Balloon Jumps - Skydive USA, TX - December 17 - 19, 1999

Skydive USA in Wharton, Texas is hosting balloon jumps Friday afternoon through Sunday afternoon, December 17 - 19. 5000 to 10,000 ft. jumps over the wide-open Wharton countryside. It's a big balloon for 4 jumpers per load, video and photos are available too. And check out their new Super Twin Otter, the fastest jump plane in Texas! It brings you in 13 minutes to 13,500 ft. Same great vibes, now with Texas' most badass jump plane!

For balloon jump reservation send an email or call 281-561-JUMP.

Holiday Bash at Skydive Dallas - December 20, 1999

It is party season! Skydive Dallas in Whitewright TX, not to be outdone, will be holding their big bash Monday, December 20th. The fun starts at 6 pm with appetizers and wine to be quickly followed with hay rides and a Cajun holiday feast. Tickets are on sale in manifest now for $25 each and slots are limited, so get yours soon!

Skills Camp - Space Center, FL - December 18 - 24, 1999

Space Center FX will be holding a skills camp December 18-24, 1999. All are welcome to attend. They offer teams and one-to-one coaching in the latest techniques in formation skydiving, and coaching in the air as well as in the Skyventure wind tunnel.
Contact by email -

BIC & AFF Course - December 10 - 12, 1999

California City Skydive Center will be hosting a BIC December 10, 11 & 12 and an AFFCC January 8 - 16, 2000. If you want to attend call 760-373-2733. Start time is 7:30pm Dec 10th. Course director will be Bob Celaya.

BIC Course - December 11 - 12, 1999

Skydive First in Crawfordsville, Indiana will be hosting a USPA BIC (Basic Instructor Course) on December 11 & 12th. If you're interested contact the DZ via email or at 1-877-877-JUMP.

Strong Enterprises Tandem Certification Courses - Schedule 2000

January 3-5 - Skydive City, Z-Hills, Fl.
January 14-16 - World Skydiving Center, Lake Wales, Fl
February 4-6 - Skydive City, Z-Hills, Fl.
February 18-20 - World Skydiving Center, Lake Wales, Fl
March 17-19 - Skydive City, Z-Hills, Fl.
April 10-12 - Skydive City, Z-Hills, Fl.

Preregistration at Strong Enterprises is mandatory at least 14 days in advance. Mandatory TICC packets (videos, study guide, etc.) available from SE at $100 each.

For Events in Europe see the German edition of "skyXtreme"

Events in America - December 1999
Date Event Club/Drop Zone Homepage
04.12. - 05.12. Arizona Invitational, 8- to 16-way 
organized by Pat Patton
Skydive Arizona
Eloy, Arizona, USA
04.12. - 04.12. 4-Way Skills Camp Bay Area Skydiving
Byron, California, USA
03.12. - 07.12. Generation Freefly Skills Camp
with Max Cohn
Skydive Daytona Beach
Florida, USA
10.12. - 12.12. BIC & AFF Course California City Skydive Center
California, USA
11.12. - 12.12. BIC Course Skydive First Crawfordsville,
Indiana, USA

Events in America - January 2000
Date Event Club/Drop Zone Homepage
01.01. - 02.01. 20-Way Camp
with Walt Mitchell
Perris Valley Skydiving
California, USA
03.01. - 05.01. Strong Tandem Certification Course Skydive City
Zephyrhills, Florida, USA
07.01. - 16.01. Senior Riggers Course Missouri River Valley Skydivers
Henrietta, Missouri, USA
08.01. - 08.01. BIC and AFF Pre-Course Skydive Sebastian
Florida, USA
08.01. - 16.01. AFF Certification Course California City Skydive Center, California, USA Homepage
14.01. - 16.01. Strong Tandem Certification Course World Skydiving Center
Lake Wales, Florida, USA
14.01. - 16.01. Jim Wallace Demo School Perris Valley Skydiving
California, USA
15.01. - 22.01. AFF Certification Course Skydive Sebastian
Florida, USA
15.01. - 16.01. BIC Course Skydive San Marcos
Texas, USA
15.01. - 16.01. BIC and AFF Pre-Course Skydive Orange
Virginia, USA
29.01. - 30.01. ICC Course Skydive San Marcos
Texas, USA

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