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2013 Multi Class National Gliding Championships

December 28, 2013 - January 9, 2014

  • Practice Day: Fri 27th Dec
  • Contest: Sat 28th Dec to Thu 9th Jan 2014
  • Contest director: Ralph Henderson

Enter online here

For more information or details contact Bill Mace .


$150 if entered by 10th November. $180 if entered by 13th December. $210 if entered after 13th December. Aero tows are $45

Accomdation still available

  • Powered sites:  30
  • Tent sites: heaps
  • Bunkrooms: D4 and No.7 still avail and beds to spare in some others.

The Nationals will be held in 3 Classes


This includes all gliders flying in the Multiclass Nationals in the following classes as allowed by the rules:

Open,  18 m,  15m, Standard


This is the Matamata Soaring Centre Competition and includes the following classes:

Club Class,   Juniors (if this goes ahead),  PW5/Sports (for those that want to have a go at flying a longer task).


This is for new X-Country / competition pilots that want to have a go at flying an easy to complete task in a competition environment.


  1. Advanced – always in front
  2. Intermediate – next
  3. Novice – at the back

No gliders can be taken to the grid during the main competition launch


Advanced and Intermediate macro groupings are to be entered on line through the MSC website prior to the start of the competition as usual.

Novice Class pilots enter by entering their aircraft and pilot details on an entry board anytime from the night before to the time they launch and pay $5 entry fee.

Scoring for the Novice division is to be on a daily basis.

Daily Program

0800   Club flying can begin for those wanting to start early – training.

0915  Grid set up. Competition gliders to be on the grid by 1000

0930  Comp Director meets with Camp Coordinator and daily Club Duty Pilots to go over expectations for the day

1000  BriefingCompulsory for Competition pilots, recommended for all other pilots

1200 – 1500 Launch Window. Launch expected to take I hour. Club flying is suspended during the launch.

1300 – CET Club flying & Comp finish. Scoring as traces come in

Evening – Any lectures, QGP lectures, Simulator lessons, traces analysed, GoPro videos edited etc.


December 28, 2013
January 9, 2014


Bill Mace


Matamata Airfield
State Highway 27
Waharoa, 3474 New Zealand
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