VICTORIA 2020 TURNPOINT CHALLENGE
Our Signature Challenge

When : 1 September 2020 - 30 April 2021
Where :  Victoria - Australia
Entry : Self Registration
Cost : Free

 

The Victorian Turnpoint Challenge is our signature challenge and is run annually for the spring & summer Australian flying season.
With over 750 turnpoints scattered across the state there is ample opportunity for pilots everywhere and of all skill levels to participate.

Designed to encourage pilots to try new sites and even new flying styles (inland vs coastal) this is a must-do challenge for anyone that loves their flying and wants to stretch their wings further this season.

The challenge is also a fantastic way to see where to fly if you are visiting from interstate.

Click on the link below to see all the details for this challenge ie waypoints, maps, results and of course to join the challenge.

LOCKSLEY 2020 TURNPOINT CHALLENGE

When :  30 September 2020 - 30 April 2021
Where :  Victoria - Australia
Entry : Self Registration
Cost : Free


The Locksley turnpoint challenge is run annually during the spring & summer flying season with 100 turnpoints scattered around the Locksley airfield.  The task area is mostly flatland open grazing country offering plenty of safe landing opportunities for low-stress flying. 

Locksley Airfield is the base for Freedom Airsports who operate 2 Moyes dragonfly microlight aircraft.  They are used primarily for training hang glider pilots & towing operations and fly regularly throughout the year.

Although Airtow is the primary means for launching, any method from any site is acceptable to join in. 
This competition is for fostering aspiring first xc novices to advanced flatland pilots, allowing you to hone navigation & thermalling skills at your pace.

Click on the link below to see all the details for this challenge ie waypoints, maps, results and of course to join the challenge.

MID NORTH COAST FLYERS 2020 TURNPOINT CHALLENGE

When : 1 October 2020 - 30 April 2021
Where :  NSW Mid North Coast - Australia
Entry : Registration after payment of entry fee
Cost : $25


The Mid North Coast Flyers Turn Point Challenge will run annually from spring to autumn.
With 119 turnpoints scattered across the Md North Coast there is ample opportunity for pilots everywhere and of all skill levels to participate.

Designed to encourage pilots to try new sites and even new flying styles (inland vs coastal) this is the must-do challenge for anyone that loves their flying and wants to stretch their wings further this season. 

The challenge is also a fantastic way to see where to fly if you are visiting from interstate.

Click on the link below to see all the details for this challenge ie waypoints, maps, results and of course to join the challenge.

ACTHPA 2020 TURNPOINT CHALLENGE

When :  1 October 2020 - 31 August 2021
Where :  ACT - Australia and surrounding areas
Entry : Self Registration
Cost : Free

The ACT Turnpoint Challenge is run annually, starting this year in October after a trial run in September.  It is open to anyone flying in the Canberra region.  The task area is a mixture of flatland and inland flying.

This competition aims to foster XC novices through to advanced pilots, allowing you to hone your navigation and thermalling skills at your own pace.  Challenge yourself to get in the air, to get to that next turnpoint, or get out to a new site.

We have over 150 turnpoints including remote XC locations as well as our local sites:

  • Spring Hill
  • Lake George
  • Collector
  • Lanyon
  • Honeysuckle (Tumut)
  • Corryong (turnpoints collected here can be posted to both this and the Victorian challenge).

Each flight must be uploaded within 2 weeks of the flight having been completed & all flights must be submitted within 7 days of the close of the challenge.

Click on the link below to see all the details for this challenge ie waypoints, maps, results and of course to join the challenge.

SPHGC NORTHERN BEACHES XCOASTAL 2020 TURNPOINT CHALLENGE

When :  7 October 2020 - 30 April 2021
Where : NSW, Sydney’s Northern Beaches
Entry : Registration at Turnpoint Challenge and Ticket purchase at SPHGC
Cost : $10 pay your entry fee to SPHGC 

The SPHGC Northern Beaches Turnpoint Challenge will run annually from spring to autumn. The SPHGC has positioned this challenge as a self-development tool for pilots of all skill levels. As you accumulate tagged turnpoints, the ability to log your flight and then review your track is a tremendous feature of the Turnpoint Challenge.

With 50 turnpoints strategically positioned along the Northern Beaches there is ample opportunity for pilots everywhere and of all skill levels to participate.

Designed to encourage pilots to safely challenge their coastal flying and to use their GPS Instrument for navigation, this is the must-do challenge for anyone that loves their flying and wants to stretch their wings further this season. The turnpoints range from Green to Black and challenge low airtime pilots as well as experienced pilots.

The challenge is also a fantastic way to see where to fly if you are visiting from interstate.  Always be sure to seek site briefings before launching. Go to https://www.flysydney.com.au/public/pages/site-guides for the Site Guides as well. 

Each flight must be uploaded within 2 weeks of the flight having been completed & all flights must be submitted within 7 days of the close of the challenge.

Click on the link below to see all the details for this challenge ie waypoints, maps, results and of course to join the challenge.

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ACTHPA SEPTEMBER 2020 CHALLENGE

ACTHPA SEPTEMBER 2020 TURNPOINT CHALLENGE

When :  05 September 2020 - 30 September 2020
Where :  ACT - Australia and surrounding areas
Entry : Self Registration
Cost : Free

The ACT Turnpoint Challenge is run monthly throughout the flying season in the ACT.  It is open to anyone flying in the Canberra region.  The task area is a mixture of flatland and inland flying.

This competition aims to foster XC novices through to advanced pilots, allowing you to hone your navigation and thermalling skills at your own pace.  Challenge yourself to get in the air, to get to that next turnpoint, or get out to a new site.

The ACT sites are:

  • Spring Hill
  • Lake George
  • Collector
  • Lanyon
  • Honeysuckle (Tumut)
  • Corryong (turnpoints collected here can be posted to both this and the Victorian challenge).

Each flight must be uploaded within 2 weeks of the flight having been completed & all flights must be submitted within 1 day of the close of the challenge.

Click on the link below to see all the details for this challenge ie waypoints, maps, results and of course to join the challenge.

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MYSTIC MAGIC 2020 CHALLENGE

MYSTIC MAGIC 2020 CHALLENGE

When : 15 July 2020 - 15 August 2020
Where :  Alpine Region Victoria - Australia
Entry : Self Registration
Cost : Free
 

The Mystic Magic 2020 turnpoint challenge was created to beta test the new platform that the turnpoint challenge moved to in 2020.

With the COVID lockdowns stopping travel around the state and the shutting of the ski fields, Mystic & the Kiewa/Ovens valleys became the playground for local pilots only during winter 2020.

The beta testing has been a great success and pilots of various skill levels have been enjoying having purpose and direction whilst making the most of the winter flying.

Click on the link below to see all the details for this challenge ie waypoints, maps, results and of course to join the challenge.

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VICTORIA 2019 TURNPOINT CHALLENGE

VICTORIA 2019 TURNPOINT CHALLENGE

When : 15 July 2019 - 130 April 2020
Where :  Victoria - Australia
Entry : Self Registration
Cost : Free
 

The Victoria 2019 turnpoint challenge is the Turnpoint Challenge signature challenge.

Click on the link below to see all the results for this challenge.

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