New Zealand Paragliding Open 2016

Manilla - registration is now open!

Nelson - registration is now open!

There will be two rounds of the New Zealand PG Open in 2016

Round 1: Manilla, NSW, Australia 
(also known as "The Kiwi Open")
Mon 8th Feb - Sun 14th Feb 2016 inc.
Registration and Competition Briefing: Sun 7th Feb

Round 2: Nelson, New Zealand
Sat 27th Feb - Sat 5th Mar 2016 inc.
Registration and Competition Briefing: Fri 26th Feb

The purpose of the championship is to provide good, safe and satisfying contest flying in order to help determine the New Zealand Paragliding Champion, and to promote the development of lower airtime pilots.

National awards will be awarded at the end of the Nelson round

NZ Champion
NZ Female/Male Champion (depends on gender of overall champion)
Serial Class Champion
Sport Class Champion
Fun Class Champion

Only overall scores from the Serial, Sport and Fun classes will be considered for determining the New Zealand Champion. Only New Zealand citizens or those holding permanent residency are eligible to become either the New Zealand Champion or a Class Champion for the season. This may or may not be the competition winner or class winners of the competition as visiting pilots scores will not be filtered out.


Gliders must be certified in the classes below and not modified.

 Serial  EN - D  LTF 2/3  DHV2/3  CCC  
 Sport  EN - C  LTF 2  DHV 2  
 Fun  EN - A/B  LTF 1, 1/2  DHV 1, 1/2