The clock is ticking and it’s already time for NACs and federations to think about deadlines for Category 1 events bidding, proposals to the 2015 Plenary, including nominations for awards. All bids, proposals and award nominations must be send to CIVL President Agust Gudmundsson.
They must reach CIVL 4 months before the Plenary, so the deadline is October 20 at midnight.
NACs may bid for the:
NACs may announce their intention to bid for the:
They must reach CIVL 60 days before the Plenary, which is before December 23rd.
Nominations must reach CIVL 60 days before the Plenary, which is before December 23rd.
The FAI Hang Gliding Diploma
This Diploma, established by the FAI in 1979, may be awarded every year to an individual who is considered to have made an outstanding contribution to the development of hang gliding and paragliding by his or her initiative, work or leadership in flight achievement.
The Pepe Lopes Medal
This Medal was established in February 1993 in memory of Pedro Paulo "Pepe" Lopes of Brazil who was the World Hang Gliding Champion in 1981. His energy and good humour played a big part in developing Brazil as an important centre for international competitions. He died during a hang gliding competition in Japan in 1991. The Medal may be awarded annually, on recommendation by the FAI Hang Gliding Commission, for outstanding contributions to sportsmanship or international understanding in the sports of hang gliding and paragliding.