News

Sat

06

Aug

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Competition Day #5 FINALS!

The Golden Knights team from USA  - Winner 17th FAI WORLD CUP in 8-Way Formation Skydiving Saarlouis/Germany 2011 (Photo: Karin Trinh)
The Golden Knights team from USA - Winner 17th FAI WORLD CUP in 8-Way Formation Skydiving Saarlouis/Germany 2011 (Photo: Karin Trinh)
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Fri

05

Aug

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Competition Day #4 Afternoon

18:55 CEST - After a long weather hold because of rain and low clouds, the turbines are screaming again - or is it soundcheck from the rock band tonight? Calls are given for 4-Way FS Open and 8-Way FS. 8-Way FS comes first...

 

20:00 CEST - New German National Record (video)

 

Germany EADS has set a new German record in 8-Way Formation Skydiving:
Team: Alexander Hau (camera), Thomas Spielvogel, Dieter Schwarz, Göran Meyer,
Jörn Thiele, Max Thiele, Olaf Biedermann, Henning Stumpp, Markus Bastuck
Saarlouis / Germany

5.8.2011

22 Formations

Ehemaliger Deutscher Rekord im Fallschirmspringen
G-2-c3 Freifallformationsspringen / Längste 8er Sequenz (50 sec)
Team EADS mit Olaf Biedermann, Dr. Jens Gönnemann, Dr. Jörn Thiele, Max Thiele, Dieter
Schwarz, Göran Meyer, Thomas Spielvogel, Markus Bastuck, und Video: Alexander Hau
Stupino / Moskau
6.-10. August 2008
21 Formationen

 

The meet will not finish today, but tomorrow. And the take off is scheduled for 9:00 CEST. Weather forecast is better than today.

Fri

05

Aug

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Finals!

14:00 CEST - The Finals are running in Artistic Events Freefly, Freestyle and 4-Way Formation Skydiving Female. In all these events french teams are in leading position. Allez Les Bleus!

 

15:00 CEST - France Aerodyne DeepBlue Defenders have won the 4-Way FS Female Events! Second is Russia Illusions and third place is Norway Polaris.

 

15:20 CEST - France 1 Akrostyle is first in Artistic Events Freestyle. France 2 Solaris is second and United Kingdom Airkix Freestyle is third. 

 

In 4-Way Vertical Formation Skydiving France 4SpeedParaclete won first place, second is France Espoir Fullpatate and third is Belgium Supersonic. Fourth place is Germany Acro Amigoz.

 

16:05 CEST - France 1 Kristal have won Artistic Events FreeflyNorway 42 Freefly is second and Russia Tunnel Rats are third.

Fri

05

Aug

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Competition Day #4

Good morning everyone!

 

9:15 CEST - Currently all teams are on stand-by. Good opportunity to catch up with email, blog posts, video uploads... there is really a lot of traffic on the competition site wifi.

10:30 CEST - Video uploads of Artistic Events Freestyle rounds 5 & 6 are in progress... All teams still on stand-by, because of low clouds.

11:00 CEST - Jumping...

12:50 CEST - Finals 4-Way FS Female jumping 

13:40 CEST - Round 7 4-Way FS Open complete

 

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Thu

04

Aug

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Competition Day #3

It looks that we have a nice busy day...

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Wed

03

Aug

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Time Schedule for August, 4th

Bus from hotels in Saarlouis to DZ: 7:15 CEST

Bus from Hotel Scheidberg to DZ: 7:35 CEST...

 

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Wed

03

Aug

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Berichte auf der DFV Webseite

Wed

03

Aug

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Pack of cards urgently needed!

You are planning to visit the event?

 

Then you can make at least three persons very happy: Kurt and his two fellows, that want to play famous german card game Skat - but they have no pack of cards :-)

 

Unfortunately it's perfect weather for card games, we are on break until 17:00 CEST :-(

Wed

03

Aug

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - 2nd Competition Day

Competition is running. 8-Way FS, 4-Way VFS and both Artistic Events are called...

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Tue

02

Aug

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Time Schedule for August, 3

Bus from hotels in Saarlouis to DZ: 7:15 CEST

Bus from Hotel Scheidberg to DZ: 7:35 CEST...

 

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Tue

02

Aug

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - 1st Competition Day

Good Morning everyone @ 7:45 am!!!

 

First a correction for 8-way draw round : 21 – A – F – 10

There was a typo during transfer of hand-written minutes to internet news.

In the 4-way FS draw is also a typo (6/G), see the Results page.

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Mon

01

Aug

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - IPC Jury Notice #1

The IPC Jury has published the IPC Notice #1. All IPC Jury Notices will be available on the Info area on the scoring board on the DZ and on this website. The first one is attached:

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Mon

01

Aug

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Time Schedule for Tuesday 2nd August

Start 4-Way FS competition... 

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Mon

01

Aug

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Official Training Day

Happy Birthday Sarah!!!

 

The Jury with IPC president Graeme just arrived. They can see the teams doing their training jump now. All four aircrafts are flying now since 9:00 hrs CEST...

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Sun

31

Jul

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Family Day at the Airfield

Most of the teams are here now. We get slowly better weather and training jumps for today will start at about 15:00 hrs. The first 15 minute call is announced...

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Sat

30

Jul

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Open Day at the Airfield

Today and tomorrow is an Open Day at the airfield. It was opened today with a short welcome speach for the visitors by Mrs. Monika Bachmann, head of the district authority. She also gave a 175€ cheque to support the airfield festivity to Christoph Knerr, president of local skydiving club FSV Saar e.V. Thank You! ...

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Fri

29

Jul

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Pre-Competition Training II

Several teams from Russia, France, USA, UK and Sweden arrived today. And the relaxed training mood was a good opportunity for new team photos, so please check the Team Profiles. Weather was good for 24 loads. Tomorrow is the Open Day on the airfield with a band playing in the evening. CU soon!

Thu

28

Jul

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Pre-Competition Training

The first teams already arrived at the competition site in Saarlouis. 4-Way teams from Australia, Italy, Portugal and Germany as well as a freefly team from United Kingdom made training jumps from Do 28 aircraft. And Karla Cole has started the judges course. We wish all competitors and officials a nice and safe trip to Saarlouis. CU soon!

Fri

15

Jul

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Rekordbeteiligung bei EM und Weltcup

Mehr als 350 Athleten aus 20 Nationen haben sich für die Europameisterschaften und Weltcup im Freifall-Formationsspringen sowie in den artistischen Freifall-Disziplinen vom 1. bis 7. August in Saarlouis-Düren angemeldet.

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Thu

14

Jul

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Changes in Registered Teams

The competition date comes closer, little more than two weeks until start... These are the most important changes:

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Sun

19

Jun

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Status of the Registration

This is just a short update after the registration date last week. Currently 67 teams from 20 nations are registrated or pre-registrated to...

 

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Tue

24

May

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Approval for 2nd Bulletin from FAI

FAI just approved the second bulletin for the events:

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Thu

19

May

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - High Preliminary Number of Teams

Thank you very much for your huge interest in competition skydiving! We see from the preliminary enry forms that we'll welcome a very high number of nations (17+) and teams (61+) in the different competitions. The detailed data is attached as PDF file:

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Thu

05

May

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - FAI selects judges for Artistic Events

The FAI just published the list of judges for FAI World Cup and European Championships in Artistic Events, Saarlouis, Germany 1-7 August 2011:

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Wed

04

May

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Pre-registered teams or with intentions for participation

At least 16 nations will participate at the European Championship and/or World Cup competitions in Formation Skydiving and Artistic Events. The number of nations and teams is still preliminary and subject to change.

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Wed

04

May

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - FAI FS and VFS Judges Training and Evaluation Course

Karla Cole will lead a FAI Judges Training and Evaluation Course for Formation Skydiving and Vertical Formation Skydiving on the competition DZ Saarlouis/Germany between Thursday July 28 2011 8 am and Saturday July 30 2011 8 pm. For details and registration please see the following document:

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Fri

25

Mar

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Official bulletin No.1 is published and available

The official bulletin no.1 is published and available as PDF on the FAI/IPC website http://www.fai.org/parachuting/system/files/BULLETIN+Nr++1+EM-WC+2011+%28FINAL%29.pdf

 

Event website: www,epcwc2011.com

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Wed

23

Mar

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - FAI/IPC selected judges for formation skydiving

FAI/IPC have published the list of selected judges for the first category event:

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Wed

02

Feb

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - FAI/IPC officials nominated

The FAI/IPC officials were nominated during the annual IPC Plenary Meeting in Bar, Montenegro last week.

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Sun

23

Jan

2011

EPC/WC 2011 - Download of Initial Information and Entry Forms

Greetings to all EPC+WC competitors from Saarlouis-Dueren!

 

There are some information updates for you on the competition web site. The bidding details are replaced now by a more detailed Initial Information document and there are a Preliminary Entry Form and an Official Entry Form.

 

CU

Stefan

 

Tue

02

Nov

2010

EPC/WC 2011 - Welcome to epcwc2011.com

Welcome to the epcwc2011.com website for the skydiving competitions:

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Other information that will be placed here:

  • Records
  • Official announcements
  • New media announcements (photos, videos) from the meet