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4th of July Boogies 2000
   [Updated: June 26, 2000]                      For more boogies see Page 1 and Page 2

July 4th Boogie at The Ranch, NY
by Guy Wright

The biggest July 4th Boogie in the Northeast will be held at The Ranch in Gardiner, New York. This year, the boogie goes from Friday till Tuesday. Check out our schedule of events to see what will be happening.
PD and Sunpath will be here with tons of demo gear and equipment and free stuff. Roger Ponce and the "Boxman" from Z-hills will be organizing the RW groups and Generation Freefly will have a team of coaches and organizers for the vRw groups.
Fight night, band, free pizza, free beer, dinners, fireworks and lots more over the weekend. No registration fees, 3 super otters, low jump prices and good vibes all around. Hope you can stop in and enjoy with us.
Blue Skies -- Guy


Boogie till the Cow says Moo!

Friday June 30th to Tuesday July 4th - at AerOhio Skydiving Center
CASA, Twin Otter, Helicopter, Hot Air Balloon, Bi-Plane (pending)
Free Freefly coaching and organizing with Brian Germain! Brian will start jumping and do free coaching at 3pm on Friday 6/30, and will be available through Monday afternoon! Brian will conduct a Freefly seminar on Friday evening and a Canopy Control seminar on Saturday evening.
Joe Lunardi will be doing freefly organizing. Come play in three dimensional flight with Joe and Brian! Free T-Shirts to the first 100 people. Gear Manufactures on-site for you to demo!
You could be the winner!! 50% off of an Infinity rig courtesy of Velocity Sports Equipment Free Jumpsuit courtsey of Airwear by Wendy Free Digitude altimeter Free day of Skydiving, courtesy of AerOhio Skydiving Center.
Your name will be entered in the drawing for every ten jumps made during the MOO Boogie! Come jump your butt off and win cool gear and skydives!
Go ahead, jump all your money won’t starve... Free Pizza dinner Saturday night! Free beer every night! Live SUMO wrestling Saturday night, live band and a huge bonfire! No registration fee! Premier aircraft, free organizers, free camping, and free bunkhouse.
AerOhio Skydiving Center is located 45 minutes south of Cleveland and is 90 minutes north of Columbus.


POPS Record Attempts

Join the Ohio POPS record attempts at AerOhio Skydiving Center during the July 4th boogie. Attempts will be done on July 2nd with a rain date of July 4th. The jumps will be made out of a CASA and will be organized by Bill Hamilton. If enough participants sign up a Twin Otter and Caravan will back up the CASA. The current record is only a 16 way. There are already enough interested people to blow this record out of the blue sky! There will be also a Helicopter and a Hot Air Balloon. For more info contact Bill Hamilton at or call 330-925-JUMP.


4th of July Boogie in Illinois

If you have never been to Archway Skydiving Center in Vandalia, Illinois, now is the time to go. June, 30 through July, 4 we will be doing lots of big ways, high altitude jumps, CRW, and freefly instruction and organizing with World Champion Orly King! His coach jumps are $55, your slot is included. Orly will bring with him Javelins, Icarus and Precision Canopies, jumpsuits, dytters, and lots more for you to demo!
Regular jumps from their King Air are $18. There will be high altitude jumps from 22,000' for $43!
Archway is located in Vandalia, IL, just an hour east of St. Louis. They have one of the largest and least obstructed landing areas in the midwest, indoor carpeted packing area, skydiver's lounge, indoor bathrooms, on-airport camping, and much more.
Call 618-293-4973 or visit their web site for more information.


Open House and Customer Appreciation Weekend in California

Open House and Customer Appreciation Weekend will be held at Skydive City in Zephyrhills, California. Each day is sponsored by another one of the local skydiving businesses in Zephyrhills. Free BBQ, beer and free load each day thanks to Sun Path, Tony Suits, Sunshine Factory and Sunrise Rigging.
Go celebrate Independence Day & Canada Day on one big weekend.
July 1 - Sun Path Day - Sponsored by Javelin
July 2 - Sunday Open House - Customer Appreciation Day for all of their customers and friends. Free BBQ dogs and burgs, pot-luck a dish if you like. July 2 - Skydive City & Sunshine Factory's Day, pancake breakfast from 8-9:30am
July 4 - Tony Suits Day compliments of Tony Uragallo. Fireworks (if they are allowed due to drought).


Grand Caravan in Oklahoma

There will be a Grand Caravan at Oklahoma Skydiving Center on July 4th. We will be having a one day boogie with lots of contests and cool prizes. Jump tickets are $18 and there will be no registration fee. For more info check the website or send an email to


4th of July High Altitude Boogie

A 4th of July High Altitude Boogie will take place at Skydive Toledo in Washington. Oxygen and briefing provided - $18 to 13,000 - $40 to 20,000. The Skyvan will be there June 30 thru July 4.
Registration will be $25
Load organizing by Jeff Sanders & Tim Weible
10way/20way Speed Stars
Door Prizes & Raffle Prizes
Packers Available
All Digital Video Available
Bonfires Nightly
MMMM Beer (A couple of kegs on Saturday)
Great Tunes
$18 jumps to 13,000
Food available
To register call (360) 864-2230.


4th of July Boogie in Xenia, OH

June 30 to July 4th, Skydive Greene County, in Xenia, Ohio will be having a blast! Come join our great group for the holiday.
Free fly festival, boat jumps, tube jumps, head down, coached jumps, formations, and bellies. If you can name it, we can do it, and we do it quite well! The best aircraft available for your skydiving fun! Come on to Xenia, and skydive. You will be glad you did.
For more information call Skydive Greene County at 937-372-0700.

For Boogies in Europe see the German edition of "skyXtreme"
or the worldwide calendar on Skydive World.

Boogies in America - June 2000
Date Event Club/Drop Zone Homepage
30.06. - 04.07. 4th of July Boogie AerOhio Skydiving Center
Rittman, Ohio, USA
30.06. - 04.07. 4th of July Casa Boogie Carolina Sky Sports
Louisburg, North Carolina, USA
30.06. - 04.07. Flyboyz Freefly Film Festival Perris Valley Skydiving
California, USA
30.06. - 04.07. 4th of July Boogie Skydive Greene County
Xenia, Ohio, USA
30.06. - 04.07. 4th of July High Altitude Boogie Skydive Toledo
Toledo, Washington, USA
30.06. - 04.07. 4th of July
with Orly King
Archway Skydiving Center
Vandalia, Illinois,, USA
30.06. - 04.07. 4th of July Boogie AerOhio Skydiving Center
Rittman, Ohio, USA
30.06. - 04.07. 4th of July Casa Boogie Carolina Sky Sports
Louisburg, North Carolina, USA
30.06. - 04.07. Flyboyz Freefly Film Festival Perris Valley Skydiving
California, USA
01.07. - 02.07. 4th of July $10 Weekend Chicagoland Skydiving
Aurora, Illinois, USA
01.07. - 04.07. Independence Day Boogie The Ranch Parachute Club
Gardiner, New York, USA
01.07. - 04.07. Open House and Customer
Appreciation Weekend
Skydive City
Zephyrhills, California, USA
01.07. - 04.07. 80-ways and July 4th Boogie Skydive Chicago
Ottawa, Illinois, USA
04.07. - 04.07. Pygmies Freefly Boogie
with a Grand Caravan
Oklahoma Skydiving Center
Cushing, Oklahoma, USA
01.07. - 05.07. Independence Day Boogie
Joey Jones from Team Fx
Formation Coaching
Skydive New England
Lebanon, Main, USA

For more boogies see Page 1 and Page 2

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