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 14 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
11 Gary Schnakenberg Ozone Delta 4
12 David Siljeg Ozone Photon
13 Rick Fullmer Gin Explorer2
14 James DuPlain Niviuk Artik R

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 2019

Name Total
Aaron Price 3,591
Brandon Tarr 1,745
Chandler Papas 1,832
Chris Lee 4,080
Dustin Pachura 2,837
John Davis 905
Reggie Koch 333
Roxanne Lopez 333
Ryan Dunn 1,780
Samuel Ruiz 1,978
Thomas McCormick 1,431
Valter Castilho 2,471
David Prentice 2,807
Rick Fullmer 2,261

Weather in Hearne now clear sky