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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: February 14, 2000]                  Page 3 - for more events see Page 1 and Page 2

  "Live" Water Training in Virginia - March 3, 2000

Skydive the Point in Westpoint, Virginia will be having "live" water training, necassary for obtaining a USPA "B" license or higher. The training will be on Friday, March 3 at 7 p.m. in the heated pool of the Tuckahoe YMCA, Richmond, Virginai. You can find directions on their website. To register go to Get set to get wet!

  Senior Rigger at Skydive Chicago - February 22 - March 1, 2000

Skydive Chicago is offering a 9 day senior rigger course February 22 - March 1. This is just prior to the Winter Expo. The course director is Kirk Smith, a master rigger and DPRE. There are still a few slots available. If you are interested in this course, please contact or by phone at 1-815-433-0000. Time is short, so pre-register now, before the class fills.

  Balloon Jumps in Texas - March 10-12, 2000

Skydive Houston in Waller, Texas will be having balloon jumps March 10-12. To reserve your slot call 1-800-JUMP OUT

  Night Jumps at Skydive Lake Wales, Florida - March 4, 2000

Skydive Lake Wales in Forida will be having some great night jumps. For more information email or call (863) 678 1003.

Ladies Night at Z-Hills, Florida - February 18-20, 2000

There will be a Women's Night Record Jump at Skydive City in Zephyrhills. The event is organized by Tanya Hannington. Contact for more information and to register.

Static-Line Jumpmaster Training Camp - February 27, 2000

There will be a Static-Line Jumpmaster Training Camp on February 27 at Skydive Illinois. Learn the techniques used in static-line handling, student dressing, equipment checks, teaching freefall maneuvers, and the basics to work on your proficiency card. They don't just talk about good training methods and programs - they follow through! You will be doing actual static-line jumps. For more information contact Ron Nowak by phone at 815-941-1149 or by email at

IB Course - Skydive Toronto, Ontario, Canada - March 10-12, 2000

If you are interested in taking an IB course on March 10-12 weekend at Skydive Toronto please contact Joe Chow immediately by phone at 705-424-9437. Payment for the course will need to be received within the next few weeks to guarantee your slot and slots are going quickly.

4-Way Teams Organizing - February 13, 2000

Members of the teams "Frost" and "Z-Spot" will be available at Skydive City in Zephyrhills, Florida, to organize 4 Way teams for an individual event geared towards juniors, but everyone is welcome. The costs willbe $30 for video and 4 jump tickets. Teams will be drawn before the rounds so that your individual score counts for the total.

Freefly Skills Camp - February 25-27, 2000

Skydive San Marcos will be hosting a Freefly skills camp with the infamous Heath Richard of (Elsinore's) Psycho Circus on February 25-27. They have already had a lot of interest and secured slots. Slots are numbered so don't miss out on this. There will be great skydives, great times and a great coach. For more info contact Matt at 512-488-2214.

For more events see Page 1 and Page 2   

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

Events in America - February 2000
Date Event Club/Drop Zone Homepage
04.02. - 06.02. Mission Impossible Skydive Arizona
Eloy, Arizona, USA
04.02. - 06.02. Strong Tandem
Certification Course
Skydive City
Zephyrhills, Florida, USA
05.02. - 06.01. 20-Way Camp
with Walt Mitchell
Perris Valley Skydiving
California, USA
12.02. - 13.02. Basic Instructional Course Archway Skydiving Centre Vandalia, Illinois, USA Homepage
16.02. - 29.02. XL's Skills Camp Skydive Sebastian
Florida, USA
19.02. - 19.02. Night Jumps Skydive City
Zephyrhills, Florida, USA
19.02. - 19.02. Night Jumps Skydive Arizona
Eloy, Arizona, USA
21.02. - 27.02. 4-Way Training Camp Skydive America
Pahokee, Forida, USA
25.02. - 26.02. Basic Instructional Course Skydive Illinois
Morris, Illinois, USA
25.02. -28.02. Vector Tandem
Examiner Course
Skydive DeLand
Florida, USA
26.02. - 27.02. Jumpmaster/Instructor
Certification Course
Skydive Quantum Leap
Sullivan, Missouri, USA
26.02. - 05.03. Airspeed Skills Camp II Skydive Arizona
Eloy, Arizona, USA
27.02. - 27.02. Jumpmaster Certification Course Skydive Illinois
Morris, Illinois, USA
28.02. - 03.03. AFF Certification Pre-Course Skydive City
Zephyrhills, Florida, USA

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