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Competitions can be divided into three basic categories. They are
international competitions sanctioned by the CIVL, HPAC/ACVL sanctioned
competitions and other Canadian and international competitions.
International Competitions Sanctioned by the CIVL
Canadian pilots may attend international competitions sanctioned
by the CIVL in order to get points towards an international ranking.
These types of competitions are addressed in the FAI Sporting Code,
Section 7 .
In order for pilots to qualify for points towards an international
ranking, they must have a FAI sporting license.
Please complete the form and mail to The Aero Club of Canada.
The address is at the top of the form. Enclose the fee of $50 payable to
The Aero Club of Canada. If you require the sporting license quickly,
please send by express post and enclose an addressed prepaid express post
envelope for quick return.
Make sure that you have filled out HPAC membership and rating information on the form.
The World championships are special international competition. The
maximum number of Canadian competitor is set by the FAI and the Canadian
Team selection is based on the Canadian ranking of the pilots interested
in entering world championships.
HPAC/ACVL Sanctioned competitions
HPAC/ACVL sanctioned competitions are addressed in the HPAC Competition
Rule Book . Pilots participating in HPAC/ACVL sanctioned
competitions can earn points towards a Canadian ranking.
Other International and Canadian Competitions
There are many fun international and Canadian competitions. These
competitions are relaxed affairs where the social aspect often overshadow
Forms in support of Competitions Directors
Running a competition is a lot of work. The following forms have
been produced to assist competition directors.
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Release of Liability Waiver for Competitions (New) Please note that event organisers use this form entirely on their own responsibility, and are strongly urged first to check its compatibility with national and provincial laws. [ Substitute your own details for items in "red".]