A bid to a continental or world championship is an important matter for any organizer or NACs. The stakes are high, as are the investments in time, energy and money. Just as important is the task, for the Plenary, to rightfully choose who will get the next championships.
But who really chooses who the winners are?
Our Internal Regulation is very clear:
3.6. Bids for First Class events
“The Plenary meeting will award the competition to one of the applicants, if they are qualified.” In order to be qualified, the bidders must follow a certain number of rules, specified in 3.6.1.Three years before the competition and 3.6.2. Two years before the competition.
The last Plenary made significant changes, for safety reason.
The Plenary voted the Hang-Gliding and Paragliding Working Groups (HGWG and PGWG) reports and proposals, that say: