WCIS - 2016, Awards and Prize Giving




 Marcin Kwiatosz, Secretary General of Aeroklub Polski

started the proceedings by thanking the host, organiser and all competitiors for such an outstanding competition.  He said he was proud to attend the first FCE Parachuting event ever hosted in Poland and congratulated all.

Regan Tetlow then introduced Patrice Girardin, the Jury President, who declared that the competition had been conducted according to the rules and therefore the results were valid.

PGJury President
The final event of a great three days spent at Flyspot, Warsaw was the Award Ceremony and Prize-giving followed by a PARTY.  The junior contingent, ably led by Leonid Volkov entertained us all and had a great time.  Prior to the evening's proceedings two very productive Competitors' meetings were held, with lots of ideas and desires for the Formation Skydiving and Artistic Events committees to consider and discuss prior to the IPC Plenary in Faro January 2017.

The first award was made to the Solo Freestyle Junior Event Winners:


 Junior FS0olo
 Andrzej Soltyk POL Kyra Poh SIN Aleksandra POL


Followed by the Formation Skydiving 4-Way Junior event


 4-way junior
 Jnr 1 AK Demie FRA Air Devils CAN Tunnel Vision CAN


Next came Artistic Events - Solo Freestyle Open:


 4-way junior
 Leonid Volkov RUS Inka Tiitto FIN Marti Dedek CZE


and now Formation Skydiving 4-Way Female


 female 4-way
 Volition GBR France Female 1 FRA NFTO GBR


and now Formation Skydiving 4-Way Open

 4-way open
France 2 FRA Hayabusa BEL France 1 GBR


followed by 4-Way VFS event


 4-way open
FlyStation VFS RUS SDC Core USA Golden Knights


and finally the 2-Way Dynamic event:


France 1 2WD FRA Vipers POL Suisse One SUI


and to all the Competitors, Judges, Video and Scoring people, all the staff and helpers at Flyspot, Warsaw for making this competition possible.

Aggie thanks_the_workers

Meet Director Agnieszka Sobczynska-Solomon (Aggie) thanks Thierry Courtin and his colleagues for their work in providing the judging panels with the images and scoring system - InTime.


Finally, for those interested in the statistics of such an event:


Total Teams/Performers

Total number of flights

FS - 4-Way Open 22 220
FS - 4-Way Female 9 90
FS - 4-Way Junior 8 64
VFS 9 72
AE -  Solo Freestyle Open 13 91
AE - Solo Freestyle Junior 9 63
AE - Dynamic 2-Way 24
Qualifying rounds = 72 flights
Tournament = 128 flights 200
Total Competition Flights 800
Total Speed Setting flights (12/10) 185

The FAI Flag remained in position, flying in the food tent throughout the competiton, so the Organiser was able to make the symbolic hand over to the 1st Vice President of IPC, Patrice Girardin, for the next FCE Host at the 1st FAI World Wingsuit Performance Flying Championships and 1st FAI World Cup of Wingsuit Acrobatic Flying, Zephyrhills, Florida (USA) 3 - 9 November 2016.

Patrice accepts_the_fai_flag