26 Aug 2018

Welcome to Prostejov - Arrival Day

26 August 2018

Today is arrival day, final registration, judges conference, and final preparation day before the official Opening Ceremony at 19.00 hrs this evening.  Fortunately today's bad weather is forcast to clear for tomorrow and the rest of the week.

The judges panel held their conference this morning and are currently practicing with the Omniskore judging system to acclimatise those judges new to Omniskore - at the same time using this opportunity to discuss rule interpretation.

Judges Liam McNulty
Judges:  Yves Letourner; Rina Gallo; Neil Fergie; Steve Hubbard; Bert Ham (EJ - Performance) ; Vera Asquith (EJ - Acrobatic Flying) FAI Controller, Liam Mcnulty
Chief Judge Buzz Bennett & Scoring system - Ted Wagner Omniskore & Micheal Coopee Flysight Jury
Michael Cooper (Judge & FlightSite); Buzz Bennetr (Chief Judge); Ted Wagner (OmniSkore) Trude Sviggum; John Smyth; Susan Dixon, Jury

13.00 hrs   Buzz Bennett announces that the judges are now set up to Tag the jumpsuits, Number the helmets, fit the FlightSites and Weighing jumpers and their equipment.  Hopefully the signs of the weather improving will make it possible for those who wish to to make practice jumps to do so.

Helmet Numbering Tagging the suit
Helmet Numbering Suit Tagging
Weighing Jumpers Practice Load
Weighing the Jumper & Kit Studying the jump runs for the 1st Practice load

The flags of all the Nations competing at this World Championships, including Kosovo and Moldovia competing at an IPC World Championships for the first time ever - welcome to all.

Country Flags

Once the competition is underway the results will be published on this LINK