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2019 Nationals to Include Canopy Piloting Freestyle Test Event!

2019 Nationals to Include Canopy Piloting Freestyle Test Event!
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The 2019 USPA National Canopy Piloting Championships at Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina, this September will now include a freestyle test event. The three-jump event is scheduled for September 10, with official registration on September 9.

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USPA AAD Fund Supports Part 16 Win

USPA AAD Fund Supports Part 16 Win
Monday, April 1, 2019

During its recent meeting in Dallas, the USPA Board of Directors voted to support a major airport-access win for skydiving by Luther Kurtz, DZO of the Phoenix Skydive Center in Casa Grande, Arizona, under Part 16 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Kurtz will receive a $24,156.76 as a reimbursement for a share of his legal expenses through the Airport Access and Defense Fund. Details about the case are available in the article “DZO Wins Part 16 Appeal” on page 16 in the February issue of Parachutist.

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USPA Accepting Service Award Nominations

USPA Accepting Service Award Nominations
Monday, April 1, 2019

The USPA Membership Services Committee is currently seeking nominations for three of its service awards: the Lifetime Achievement Award (a maximum of one recipient annually), the Gold Medal for Meritorious Service (up to three recipients annually) and the Regional Achievement Award (up to five recipients annually).

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