Lonestar lonestar xc championship

Lonestar Hearne, Texas

The LoneStar XC camp is designed for all levels of paraglider pilots, who want to improve thermal and XC skills in a low stress environment. Texas offers consistent strong smooth lift with amazing cloud streets. 100 mile flights are common place in Hearne, Texas.

Daily clinics and discussions about flying XC and all related topics.

This is the site of the two longest race to goal tasks ever completed in the world. 198 kms.

Lonestar 2024

August 4 to August 9

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

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


Pilot List 10 pilots registered

Name Glider
1 Brandon Brantley Gin Calypso
2 Max Montgomery Ozone Zeno
3 Steve Messinger
4 Trent Okeson Advance Iota DLS
5 Valter Castilho Air Design Volt 4
6 Thomas McCormick Ozone Zeno 2
7 Douglas Dillon Gin Evora
8 Dennis Johnson Gin Leapard
9 David Weaver Advance Epsilon 9
10 Matt Morton Nova Codex

Plenty of hotels, restaurants and Big Miles!

50 pilot limit.

Spot or other GPS tracking device highly recommended.


Each pilot must have an approved GPS device that can record their track log from each day's flight. These tracks should be downloaded and emailed to our score keeper. We use FAI-approved score software, following the established rules and using the standard algorithms.


You can download the waypoints for the competition here

Results 2023

Name Total
Andrew Kaiser 307
Austin Kasserman 4,318
Austin Wadsworth 1,525
Ben Abruzzo 2,939
Brandon Brantley 860
Chandler Papas 2,540
Corbin Petersen 1,279
David Siljeg 2,877
David Harrington 2,083
David Weaver 791
Dennis Johnson 2,429
Emily Petersen 1,216
Gary Schnakenberg 926
Jack Yu 3,181
James DuPlain 1,175
John Busigin 2,489
John Lindsay 4,998
Jordan Bruce 246
Josh McVeigh 2,849
Justin Hawkins 3,904
Larry Holder 535
Max Montgomery 4,112
Moacir Thiele 2,035
Rick Fullmer 3,061
Robert Simpson 688
Roland Sanguino 2,176
Ryan Dunn 2,234
Shawn Scott 1,839
Stephen Messinger 849
Thomas Mccormick 4,507
Todd Peele 1,581
Valter Castilho 4,307
Kristopher Holub 4,199
Felix Figueroa 3,972
Ben Parker 1,654
Tom Ceunen 1,899
David Prentice 3,675
Richard Browne 200

Weather in Hearne now broken clouds