23 Oct 2018

2020 Hang Gliding Worlds and Pan-American to Be Hosted in the USA

CIVL Bureau has approved the following 2020 hang-gliding championships to take place in Groveland, Florida and Big Spring, Texas. The events will be organised by Belinda Boulter and Davis Straub with the support of a solid team.

Groveland, Florida

  • 2nd FAI World Hang Gliding Sport Class Championships
  • 14th FAI Women’s World Hang Gliding Class 1 Championships
  • 9th FAI World Hang Gliding Class 5 Championships
  • 21st FAI World Hang Gliding Class 2 Championships

Big Spring, Texas

  • 1st Pan-American Hang Gliding Class 1 Championships


The Groveland event will take place from April 19 to May 1, 2020. Groveland is a reckoned hang gliding site that hosts the Quest Air Open annual competition as well as many others. 

The test event will be on week 1 of the 2019 Quest Air Nationals, from April 13 to 19, 2019.


The Big Spring event will take place from  August 2 to 14, 2020. The site is host to the famous Big Spring Open.

The 2019 Big Spring Nationals will be the test event. It will take place from August 10 to 17, 2019. 


Links to Bids:  Pan-American,   Worlds