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Learn about upcoming competitions and championships worldwide. Check out the schedule of the month and get the lastest results, stories and pictures.
Besides the World POPS Meet in Canada, in September/October 1999 the US National Championships of Formation, Freestyle and Skysurfing will be held. And finally, at the end of October the big event of the year, the World Parachuting Championships in Corowa, Australia [this we will be covered in our October Issue].

Check out OmniSkore's Coverage Schedule and Competition Results.


1999 US National Championships

The United States Parachute Association (USPA) honors its national champions in six different disciplines each year at competitions held at parachute centers around the country.

The current skydiving competitions include: Canopy Formation; Formation Skydiving; Freefall Style and Accuracy Landing; Freestyle; Para-Ski; and Skysurfing.

The 1999 US Nationals will take place at the following drop zones:

17.09. - 02.10.
1999 US National Championships
Formation, Freestyle, Skysurfing
Skydive Sebastian, Florida, USA
04.10. - 10.10.
US National Championships
Style & Accuracy/Canopy Formation
Skydive City Zephyrhills, Florida, USA
The 1999 Paraski National Championships was held March 27-28, 1999 at Hunter Mountain in NY and hosted by "The Ranch Parachute Club", Gardiner, NY.

Fifth World POPS Meet in Canada

The fifth POPS World Championships and Boogie will be hosted by the Fraser Valley Skydiving Centre in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada from 18th - 26th September.

The Fraser Valley Skydiving Centre is located in Chilliwack, 70 miles east of Vancouver. September weather is best with temperatures 20-25 C or 68-77 F. Elevation is 32 feet MSL.

The boogie will begin Saturday, 18th September. Competition will be Tueasday 21st to Saturday 25th (with Sunday 26th as a weather day, if needed). The awards Banquet will be Saturday evening, 25th September at the "Best Western Hotel". Also a Welcoming Barbeque evening will be held at the beginning of the meet. Free beer at DZ during happy hour.

Competition Events

  • Hit 'N Rock - 1 jump - POPS rules
  • Accuracy - 5 jumps - FAI rules
    Ground elevation 32ft MSL
  • Scrambles - 4-way freefall formations
    3 jumps - POPS rules


Also POPS record for Canada and 'special/scenic' jumps being considered.

Aircraft: Otter, Cessnas, others to be determined. There will be fun jumping during the entire week.

For Competitions in Europe see the German editon of "skyXtreme"

Competitions in America - September 1999
Date Event Club/Drop Zone Homepage
01.09. - 06.09. "Jump for the Cause"
Women's World Record Attemps
Perris Valley Skydiving
California, USA
04.09. - 05.09. National Skydiving League
NSL Championships
Skydive DeLand
DeLand, Florida, USA
04.09. - 06.09. Canada Accuracy Meet
Skydiving Championships
Skydive Toronto
Ontario, Canada
04.09. - 06.09. Freefly & Skysurf Pro-Am Meet Freefall Adventures Cross Keys
Williamstown, New Jersey, USA
04.09. - 06.09. Labor Day 6-Way Scrambles Skydive Chicago
Ottawa, Illinois, USA
04.09. - 06.09. 4-way/8-way Competition Skydive Pepperell
Massachusetts, USA
11.09. - 12.09. 10-way Iron Man Skydive Chicago
Ottawa, Illinois, USA
11.09. - 12.09. Pond Swooping Nationals The Ranch Parachute Club
Gardiner, New York, USA
17.09. - 02.10. US National Championships
RW, Freestyle, Skysurfing
Skydive Sebastian
California, USA
18.09. - 19.09. 7th Annual 10-Way Iron Man Skydive Chicago
Ottawa, Illinois, USA
18.09. - 26.09. POPs World Championship
Info Phone Germany
Fraser Valley Skydiving Centre
Chilliwack, Canada
25.09. - 26.09. Lou's Loose 20-Way The Ranch Parachute Club
Gardiner, New York, USA
25.09. - 02.10. USPA Amateur Skysurf Competition Skydive Sebastian
Sebastian, Florida, USA

Competitions in Africa - September 1999
Date Event Club/Drop Zone Homepage
25.09. - 25.09. South African Nationals Freeway Skydive Centre
Nylstroom, Northern Province
South Africa

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