Competition Results: Available here during the comp
Proud Sponsors

Contact Details:

Registration Contact:

Regan Kowald


Canungra Showgrounds
Address: Canungra QLD 4275 Email:

Event Organiser:

Marty Bennett
David (Davo) Staver

Meet Head and Launch Director:

Meet head: Martin Bennett
Launch Director: Phil (Filthy) Pritchard
Scorer: Gordon (Gordo) Biesky

Supported By:

Moyes Gliders
Airborne Gliders
Scenic Rim Regional Council
Gold Coast HG/PG (Raef Mackay)
Contract Roof Plumbing (Paul Allen)

For sponsorship or media materials inquiries contact: Regan Kowald



Turnpoint list

Turnpoint list available on Registration Day (Fri 2nd Oct)


Downloadable map available at Classic Maps

Register Here


Come flying at the one of the world's best foot launching sites

3rd October – 10th October 2009

Come and start off the 2009 season with some 'Classic' flying in and around the picturesque Hinterland of South East QLD. Taking off with the Gold Coast in the background, flying through the mountains and out onto the flatlands... couldn't be happier if you were twins! 

'Best of the Rest' Category

Once again the Classic will be including the 'Best of the Rest' category for Australian pilots who are not in the top 20 on the National Ladder (current at start of competition). 

Entry Details:

  • Competition Dates: 3rd Oct – 10th Oct 2009
  • Register online:
  • Registration Friday the 2nd October (not Saturday morning).
  • Entry fee $210 + $30 site fees (non CGHC members). Late Fee after 1st Sept $30.
  • EFT Payment info available on the Registration page or contact Regan
  • Paragliders, Floaters and Intermediates welcome. Maximum entrants 75 Hang Gliders + 10 Paragliders. The floater section (including Paragliders) may have separate scoring and sometimes separate tasks. The floater section is currently not sanctioned for HGFA ladder points
  • Please note, your place in the comp is only secured after payment has been received

Experience Requirements:

Intermediate or Higher, Hang Gliding or Paragliding
(Mt Tamborine is rated Paragliding Intermediate with Advanced supervision)
(Mt Tamborine is rated Hang Gliding Intermediate)

Equipment Requirements:

GPS mandatory!
(Garmin or Aircotec Top Navigator or Brauniger Galileo).
Parachute recently repacked.

Pilot List

Click Here to see who has entered the competition.


Click here for accommodation details in the Canungra Area, SE Queensland.

More Information:

We will be using mandatory GPS turnpoint verification.

Read the GPS Users Guide

If you can't make the comp but still want the Oz experience check out  Gold Coast HG/PG

National Ladder Before Canungra Classic 2009

This year the Canungra Classic is rated AA, making it one of the top four scoring competitions in Australia this season. National ladder points of up to 360 are available at this competition. 


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