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2004 WFFC Sport Accuracy Open
Dave Flannell Memorial Sport Accuracy Open
This competition is being dedicated to the memory of Dave Flannell. Dave was a well-known, respected and likeable jumper from Illinois and was a member of the Mid-America Sport Parachute Club of Taylorville, Illinois. Dave lost his life in a climbing accident in November of 2003, as he was preparing to make a BASE jump into a cave in Mexico. Dave had never missed a World Free Fall Convention and competed numerous times in the Sport Accuracy event.
TUESDAY - AUGUST 10th, 2004
Awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Individuals and Teams 3 Rounds of Sport Accuracy Registration & Briefing: Tuesday, August 10th, 9:00 a.m. at the Balloon Tent
General Rules: (See USPA Skydiverís Competition Manual, Section 9)
1.) Jumpers to exit aircraft at 12,500 ft.
2.) Competitors to be judged on three task:
Accuracy: The distance between their first point of contact and the target center will be measured. Possible score of 0.00 meters (Dead Center) to 15.00 meters maximum. Stand-Up Landing: The jumperís ability to perform a stand-up landing. Failure to do a stand-up landing will add a 15.00 meter penalty to the competitorís score. Landing Control: The jumperís ability to contain the complete landing from first point of contact to a full stop within a 15.00 meter radius circle. Failure to contain the landing within the 15.00 meter radius circle will add a 15.00 meter penalty to the competitorís score.
3.) Maximum total score 45.00 meters.
4.) The target dead center diameter will be 0.40 meters (16 inches) for all three rounds.
5.) All jumps to be made in teams of four competitors. Those individual competitors not on an organized team will be placed with other individual jumpers to form a four-person team.
6.) All competitors will be eligible for both individual and team awards.
Cost: There will be an Entry Fee of $10.00 per competitor. All jumps will be from Twin Otters.
Meet Director and Chief Judge: Jeff Steinkamp, USPA National Rated Judge Contact: Jeff Steinkamp, P. O. Box 3101, Quincy, IL 62305 Phone (217) 224-6284 or by e-mail at email@example.com