Interim Bureau Decision 03/2017

2016 New_IPC_BureauFollowing the decision of CISM to hold their Military World Parachuting Championships in Hungary in 2018, with the closing and awards ceremony co-inciding with the Hungarian National Day of 20th August to maximise on media and political publicity; your Bureau was asked to consider changing the date of the 35th FAI World Freefall Style and Accuracy Landing Championships due to be held in Eden, Montana, Bulgaria at the same time.

Today they have issued Interim Bureau Decision 3 for 2017 reflecting their decision, how it was reached and the reasoning behind it.

You can read this IBD on this website by following the link here

You can also find it under Documents - Interim Bureau Decisions or under the Menu tag "About Us" - IPC Bureau News" - "Interim Bureau Decisions".

Canopy Formation 4-Way Events Cancelled


Today, formal notification has been issued of the cancellation of the Canopy Formation 4-Way Sequential and 4-Way Rotation events at this years European Championships and World Cup in Saarlouis, Germany.


With only 2 NAC's for 4-Way Sequential and 1 for 4-Way Rotations indicating an intention to participate there is no event.  Follow this link.

World Games 2017 - Bulletin 1 Canopy Piloting



Check out the Bulletin 1 especially issued for Canopy Piloting participation in this huge International Event.

IPC is representing one of the three Air Sport contributions to this, the second largest Inerational Sporting Event, second only to the Olympics.

Follow this link to our Bulletin

Interim Bureau Decision 02/2017

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A interim decision has been made by your Bureau and is detailed on both the Documents Page, under Interim Bureau Decisions or by following the menu link above 'About Us' 'IPC Bureau News' you will find 'Interim Bureau Decisions' or you can click here

New FAI Swoop Freestyle World Championships announced

Swoop1A new FAI Swoop Freestyle World Championships will see its first event in August this year, following a new collaboration between the FAI and a specialist sports company, A. Sports.


Judging Panels - 2017 FCE's

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'Updated'  ************* 11.04.17

The Judges have been selected for some of the 2017 First Category Events.

You will find them on the Documents page under - "Officials, Judges and Delegates", "Judges" or if you use the drop down menu above  "About Us" and then "Judges" or the Judges Information box at the foot of this page - all will lead you to links to the actual panels selected by FCE. 

We now have the final decisions on the World Indoor Skydiving Championlships, Laval, Canada - AE Panel and the World Cup of Wingsuit Flying, Navada, USA.


Birth of an Event - FAI Swoop Freestyle World Championships



The IPC Bureau is very pleased to announce the signature of the Memorandum of Understanding between the FAI (President Frits Brink and Secretary General Susanne Schöder) and the Danish company A Sports, represented by Mr. George Patrick Stribling Blythe;  this is in regard to the creation of the Event:  FAI Swoop Freestyle World Championships, to be run in a Formula 1 format.  It will consist of 20 selected and invited Swoop Freestyle competitors who will compete over a 2 day period.

The first competition is already arranged for the 25th and 26th August 2017 to take place in Kopenhagen Harbour (Denmark).  

The final details of the rules and conduct of the event are currently being worked on.

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Minutes of the 2017 Plenary Meeting, Faro, Portugal

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I am glad to be able to announce the publication of the Minutes and accompanying documents from the 2017 Plenary Meeting held in Faro, Portugal at the end of January.

These are available on this website under "Documents" "Meetings" "2017 Faro (POR), 28-27 January 2017" "IPC 2017 Plenary Meeting Minutes" or on this LINK

Alternatively they can also be found via the drop-down menu at the top "About Us" "Meetings" "2017 Faro etc." "Minutes".

We apologise for the delay in publishing these minutes, due to a very heavy workload in the FAI Office and of their senior staff members.








16th World Para-Ski Championships, St. Johann, Austria - 7-11 March 2017 -Jury Report - Final bits

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The competition is over, and the final administrative tidying up is completed with the Jury Report stating that all was completed satisfactorily.  Report follows this introduction.

In addition loads of pictures from Carsten Thiel have been added to the FAI Flickr site - under a special album:

Click here

Blue skies to all ..






Austrian competitor Karl Kreuzer watching for the spot, last round jump. Carsten Theil photograph


2017 European Championships and World Cups in FS, CF, AE and SP, Saarlouis, Germany, 8-12 August



Bulletin No. 1 is now published for these First Category Events - either follow the link here or go to the Events Calendar and you will find the Bulletin and supporting documents under the links for each Event.


18th ASIANA Parachuting Competition, China, 18-27 Nov 2017



 It will be appreciated if you would please circulate this information amongst all of your friends in skydiving so they may consider to attend the events.