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 9 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

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 2020

Name Total
Robert Simpson 1,182
Valter Castilho 3,626
Chris Lee 4,948
Rick Fullmer 2,455
Denis Soverini 2,769
Reggie Koch 320
Josiah Sewell 5,216
Samuel Ruiz 2,482
Paulo Alves 1,443
Brad Golemon 684
Dustin Pachura 2,814
David Prentice 2,590
Carlos Avila 4,878
Scott Mages 185
Scott Scallion 31
Blake Pigeon 1,013
Britton Shaw 31
Alan Pontius 78
Lindsey Ripa 1,097
Stephanie Linsley 673
Dennis Johnson 2,966
Brian Morris 1,824
Lee Boone 2,137

Weather in Hearne now overcast clouds