ECPC the east coast paragliding championship

ECPC La Belle, Florida

Come enjoy the world class flats of Florida with many 100 km tasks, in the East Coast Paragliding Championship. Strong lift and epic cloud streets have drawn top pilots from around the world to Florida for more than 75 years!

ECPC 2018 La Belle, Florida

April 29 to May 5

Entry fee is $300, 10% goes to prize money, and includes t-shirt, XC retrieval, scoring, awards ceremony and dinner. Tow fee is $150.

We average 5 out of 6 days flown and many pilots fly personal bests, scoring, prize money and awards ceremony.

Transportation

The closest airport is Fort Myers, with West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale being a next closest.

Our HQ facilities are located in Ring Drive, by the Neverland camping site.

Lodging

Glades RV Resort:
6 cabins for rent which have a small kitchen and can house 2-3 pilots per cabin.

Port La Belle Inn:
Will offer a pilot discount if you stay for the week.
Speak with Terry at:
(863) 675-4411

La Belle Motel:
(863) 675-2971

The Rivers Edge:
(863) 675-6062

La Belle Woods:
(863) 675-3641

Camping:

Ortona Lock:
Improved camping sites and rv hook-ups with hot showers and laundry facilities
(863) 675-8400. Camp fee is $30 per night.

NeverLand Flight Park:
Unimproved camping $5 a night.

Waypoints

You can download the waypoints for the competition here


Pilot List 6 pilots registered

Name Glider
Chris Rancont Niviuk Artic 4
David McNulty Advance Sigma 10
James Culver 777 Queen2
Jeff Sinason
John Davis 777 Knight
Tom Lanning Nova Mentor 5

Results 2015 2015 2016 2017

Name T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 T6 T7 Total
Andy Macrae 251 0 0 872 842 856 866 3687
Dustin Pachura 176 0 0 778 762 481 700 2897
Brad Chastain 330 0 0 834 723 571 378 2836
Eric Ams 233 0 0 345 873 534 748 2733
Marcos Rosenkjer 223 0 0 670 673 761 284 2611
Thomas Mistretta 160 0 0 599 762 386 608 2515
Luis Rosenkjer 252 0 0 774 462 734 283 2505
Huntley Brockie 303 0 0 159 664 507 726 2359
David Prentice 173 0 0 775 400 659 277 2284
Stephen Eigles 225 0 0 565 799 77 314 1980
Terry Bono 337 0 0 729 367 102 278 1813
Jaro Krupa 192 0 0 346 264 178 399 1379
Matthew Calladine 86 0 0 279 611 165 75 1216
Andrew Sumpton 204 0 0 463 245 92 192 1196
Marc Radloff 71 0 0 69 562 414 75 1191
David McNulty 93 0 0 602 305 83 75 1158
Israel Obando 75 0 0 142 701 72 97 1087
Jan Zschenderlein 71 0 0 406 289 72 173 1011
Bill Bredehoft 163 0 0 273 311 72 75 894
Johnna Haskell 152 0 0 69 159 301 115 796
Mike Benzie 71 0 0 69 241 72 325 778
Les Bauman 0 0 0 170 403 182 0 755
Federico Wood 0 0 0 359 289 0 0 648
Bryan Miller 279 0 0 361 0 0 0 640
Gregory Bryl 0 0 0 69 127 72 356 624
Tonya Mistretta 152 0 0 69 128 72 101 522
Alberto Mannil 0 0 0 69 389 0 0 458
Peter Krupa 103 0 0 101 109 0 0 313
Joshua Breger 0 0 0 69 109 72 0 250
William Corchado 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 75