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Information for Competitors
|Rules for 2016-17||The official rules for contests sanctioned by the GNZ Sailplane Racing Committee.|
|Summary of Changes for 2016-17
(Highlighted in the text)
|Rule 3; number of competitors required to constitute a class reduced from 8 to 5.
Rule 9; wording for entry qualifications clarified.
Rule 32a; definition of a turn point changed to the FAI definition.
Penalty for flight into prohibited airspace changed.
|Marking System for 2012-13||All gliders are not created equal, and some contest days have better soaring conditions than others. The marking system is used to determine the best pilots over the course of a contest. It is complex, but for the serious contest pilot well worth understanding.|
|Glider handicaps 2016||BGA handicap list, adopted by the GNZ Sailplane Racing Committee.|
|Tasman Trophy||Agreement between GFA and GNZ regarding the Tasman Trophy competition.|
|International Team Selection||For the International 2017/18 competition season, the selection panel for appointing NZ representatives is Tony van Dyk, Warren Dickinson and Mark Wilson. Expressions of interest should be made direct to this panel. Contact details available from the GNZ Executive Officer.|
|Code of Conduct||Code of Conduct for NZ National representative pilots.|
|Competition Safety||Safety articles by experienced competition pilots.|
|AC 2-10 Competitions||Detailed information on the management and rules infrastructure for sanctioned gliding competitions in NZ
and NZ participation in international championships.
|SRC Terms of Reference||GNZ’s Terms of Reference for the Sailplane Racing Committee.|
|Omarama Local Rules||Set by the Omarama Soaring Centre|