ECPC the east coast paragliding championship

ECPC La Belle, Florida

Come enjoy the world class flats of Florida with many 100 km tasks, in the East Coast Paragliding Championship. Strong lift and epic cloud streets have drawn top pilots from around the world to Florida for more than 75 years!

ECPC 2017

May 1st to May 6th

Entry fee is $300, 10% goes to prize money, and includes t-shirt, XC retrieval, scoring, awards ceremony and dinner. Tow fee is $150.

We average 5 out of 6 days flown and many pilots fly personal bests, scoring, prize money and awards ceremony.

Results

Cancelled (Bad weather)
Cancelled (Bad weather)
Number Name Nation Sponsor Points
2 Augusto Espinosa USA 54
406 Andy Macrae USA 53
14 Terry Bono USA 51
5 David Prentice USA 45
19 Dustin Pachura USA 37
7 James Culver USA 22
6 David Mcnulty USA 19
13 Ryan Dunn USA 17
10 Richard Gillespie USA 17
17 Tonya Mistretta USA 17
16 Tom Hensley USA 17
4 Chandler Papas USA 17
15 Tom Lanning USA 17
18 William Corchado USA 17
20 Bill Bredehoft USA 0
Number Name Nation Sponsor Points
2 Augusto Espinosa USA 363
4 Chandler Papas USA 147
5 David Prentice USA 139
406 Andy Macrae USA 138
13 Ryan Dunn USA 135
10 Richard Gillespie USA 123
20 Bill Bredehoft USA 121
15 Tom Lanning USA 95
19 Dustin Pachura USA 91
7 James Culver USA 77
14 Terry Bono USA 59
6 David Mcnulty USA 51
17 Tonya Mistretta USA 32
16 Tom Hensley USA 32
18 William Corchado USA 32
Number Name Nation Sponsor Points
406 Andy Macrae USA 978
2 Augusto Espinosa USA 850
5 David Prentice USA 745
4 Chandler Papas USA 680
19 Dustin Pachura USA 542
6 David Mcnulty USA 466
15 Tom Lanning USA 440
21 Lindsay Matush USA 297
10 Richard Gillespie USA 260
14 Terry Bono USA 257
20 Bill Bredehoft USA 192
7 James Culver USA 179
16 Tom Hensley USA 124
17 Tonya Mistretta USA 80
18 William Corchado USA 37
13 Ryan Dunn USA 37
Cancelled (Windy)
Cancelled (Windy)
Number Name Nation Sponsor T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 T6 T7 Points
2 Augusto Espinosa USA 0 0 54 363 729/850 0 0 1146
406 Andy Macrae USA 0 0 53 85/138 978 0 0 1116
5 David Prentice USA 0 0 45 86/139 745 0 0 876
4 Chandler Papas USA 0 0 0/17 113/147 680 0 0 793
19 Dustin Pachura USA 0 0 37 56/91 542 0 0 635
6 David Mcnulty USA 0 0 19 31/51 466 0 0 516
15 Tom Lanning USA 0 0 17 58/95 440 0 0 515
10 Richard Gillespie USA 0 0 17 123 223/260 0 0 363
14 Terry Bono USA 0 0 51 36/59 257 0 0 344
21 Lindsay Matush USA 0 0 0 0 297 0 0 297
20 Bill Bredehoft USA 0 0 0 121 175/192 0 0 296
7 James Culver USA 0 0 22 77 153/179 0 0 252
13 Ryan Dunn USA 0 0 17 135 32/37 0 0 184
16 Tom Hensley USA 0 0 17 20/32 124 0 0 161
17 Tonya Mistretta USA 0 0 17 32 69/80 0 0 118
18 William Corchado USA 0 0 17 32 32/37 0 0 81

Transportation

The closest airport is Fort Myers, with West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale being a next closest.

Our HQ facilities are located in the Rec hall at the Glades Inn RV resort.

Lodging

Glades RV Resort:
6 cabins for rent which have a small kitchen and can house 2-3 pilots per cabin.

Port La Belle Inn:
Will offer a pilot discount if you stay for the week.
Speak with Terry at:
(863) 675-4411

La Belle Motel:
(863) 675-2971

The Rivers Edge:
(863) 675-6062

La Belle Woods:
(863) 675-3641

Camping:

Ortona Lock:
Improved camping sites and rv hook-ups with hot showers and laundry facilities
(863) 675-8400. Camp fee is $30 per night.

NeverLand Flight Park:
Unimproved camping $5 a night.

Waypoints

You can download the waypoints for the competition here


Pilot List 21 pilots registered

Name Glider
Andrei Cojoianu
Andy Macrae Gin Boom 11
Augusto Espinosa Ozone Zeno
Brian Fowler Ozone Rush 4
Chandler Papas Gin Carrerra+
David Prentice GRADIENT Aspen 6
David Mcnulty Ozone Rush 4
Evan Schelter Advance Sigma 6
Gene Lysakov Ozone Mantra M6
James Culver 777 Rook2
Josh Cohn
Klaus Wagner Advance Iota
Richard Gillespie
Robert Chapman Mac Para Eden 6
Robert Brockie Niviuk Peak 4
Ryan Dunn NOVA Phantom
Terry Bono 0zone D-3
Tom Hensley BGD Base
Tom Lanning Skywalk Tequila 4
Tonya Mistretta Swing Sensis
William Corchado Swing Senses