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.


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.


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


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.


You can download the waypoints for the competition here

Pilot List 21 pilots registered

Name Glider
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 Lanning Skywalk Tequila 4
Tom Hensley BGD Base
Tonya Mistretta Swing Sensis
William Corchado Swing Senses