Mar 7, 2012, 2:31 PM
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iFLY Seattle competition - online registration open -
iFLY Seattle and the International Bodyflight Association (IBA) are pleased to announce the fourth stop of the IBA Indoor Skydiving Competition Tour 2012 at iFLY Seattle.
About the iFLY Seattle competition
Disciplines and Classes We will offer five disciplines to compete in with some further broken down into classes to accommodate all skill levels. Formation Skydiving (FS): Open, Intermediate and Rookie Class; 8 rounds Vertical Formation Skydiving (VFS): Open class only; 8 rounds 2-way Vertical Formation Skydiving (2-Way VFS): Open, Intermediate (6 rounds) and Rookie Class (4 Rounds) Freefly: Open class only; 3 rounds Neo-Freestyle (a solo performance combining Freefly and Freestyle): Open class only; 3 rounds
Rules Can be found on the IBA competition page (http://www.tunnelflight.com/pages/competition/seattle.php)
Judging will be done by renowned competitors and IBA Trainers. Neo-Freestyle will also be judged on the IBA Facebook and You Tube pages for an "IBA community's choice award" at the end of the Tour.
Prizes 1st Place: 30 minutes of tunnel-time 2nd Place: 15 minutes of tunnel-time 3rd Place: Cool wind-tunnel gear from Square 1
May 22: FS and VFS 6:00 pm meet at the tunnel 6:30 pm draw 8:00 pm practice flights (for speed check) 8:30 pm competition starts FS and VFS medal ceremony at 7:15 pm on the 23rd
May 23: 2-way VFS, Freefly and Neo-Freestyle 6:00 pm meet at the tunnel 6:30 pm draw 8:00 pm practice flights (for speed check) 8:30 pm competition start
Training and Coaching Specifically for the tour, we've set up special training rates for registered competitors to spark that competitive spirit. Once you have registered you are eligible to book 10 minutes of tunnel-time for $144.17 (Monday-Thursdays ALL DAY)
We also have set up coaching nights on May 7th through the skilled iFLY Seattle staff. $144.17 for 10 minutes of tunnel-time plus a cash coaching fee. On May 21st we will offer FREE coaching ($144.17 for 10 minutes of tunnel-time but NO coaching fee) with World-Champions Andy Malchiodi and Travis Fienhage from Team So Cal Converge.
Limited availability, reserve your slots now.
To book coaching and training-time call iFLY Seattle (206) 456-8609.
How to Register Competitors can register on the IBA site or by calling the wind-tunnel. Pre-registration is mandatory and the best way to stay up to date is to "fan" the IBA facebook page.
Competition entry fees per team are: FS and VFS: $350 2-Way VFS: $250 (Rookie $200) Freefly: $150 Neo-Freestyle: $100
Who Can Compete? We encourage all flyers of all skill levels to participate. Competitors need to be signed off by the IBA on the transitions required for the class in which they are competing, but local wind-tunnels will be more than happy to suggest events and coaching programs to participate in to get competitors ready.
Need a team-mate? If you are looking for a team-mate, you can find a link to a "Rendezvous sheet" on the IBA competition page
Dates and details for each competition: iFLY Hollywood, Saturday, February 25: 2-way VFS & Neo-Freestyle. (818) 985-4359. iFLY Orlando, Friday and Saturday April 13 and 14: FS, FF, 2-way VFS, Neo-Freestyle. (407) 903-1150. iFLY SF Bay, Tuesday and Wednesday May 15 and 16: FS, VFS, 2-way VFS, FF & Neo-Freestyle. (510) 489-4359. iFLY Seattle, Tuesday and Wednesday, May 22 and May 23: FS, VFS, 2-way VFS, FF & Neo-Freestyle. (206) 456-8609. SkyVenture Montrιal, Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and June 17: FS, VFS, 2-way VFS, FF & Neo-Freestyle. (514) 524-4000. Airkix UK, dates to be announced soon: FS, VFS, 2-way VFS, FF & Neo-Freestyle. Tel. 0845 331 6549. iFLY Dubai, dates to be announced soon: 2-way VFS & Neo-Freestyle. Tel. 04 231 6292.
More locations will be added soon!
For more information contact: Crystalyn Petra-Schaefer at iFLY Seattle: Skydive@iflyseattle.com Axel Zohmann at IBA: firstname.lastname@example.org i