19th - 26th February 2022 19th - 26th February 2022
Gliding Club of Victoria - Benalla Gliding Club of Victoria - Benalla
2021 Open, 18m & Sports 15m National Gliding Championships 2021 Open, 18m & Sports 15m National Gliding Championships


The 2021 National Gliding Championships for Open, 18m and Sports 15 will be hosted by the Gliding Club of Victoria at the Benalla Airport from Saturday 19th to Saturday 26th of February 2022.

Official Practice Day Saturday 19th of February 2022
Competition Days Sunday 20th February to Saturday 26th February 2022

Competition Classes

Registration & Briefings

Registration will be available from Wednesday 16th February 2022 in the GCV office. Daily weather and task briefings will be held in the State Gliding Centre commencing at 10am.


The competition will run in accordance with the GCV COVID-19 safety plan and will abide by all laws, regulations and Chief Health Officer Orders applicable in Australia and Victoria as they apply to our location in Regional Victoria from time to time.

The GCV COVID-19 Safety Plan can be found here

Practice flying

GCV will be operating full time throughout February. Launching and weather briefing will be available daily for those pilots who wish to arrive earlier.

Competition Team

Competition Director Competition Director Competition Director
John Switala John Switala John Switala
Task Setter Task Setter Task Setter
John Orton John Orton John Orton
Weather Weather Weather
Tim Shirley Tim Shirley Tim Shirley
Safety Officer Safety Officer Safety Officer
Garry Cropley Garry Cropley Garry Cropley
Scorer Scorer Scorer
Neil Campbell Neil Campbell Neil Campbell
Registration/Treasurer Registration/Treasurer Registration/Treasurer
Rhonda Gelletly Rhonda Gelletly Rhonda Gelletly

Competition Entry

Entries must be made via the entry form which is available here


Early Bird Entry Fee (on or before 14th January 2022) $300
Entry Fee (after 14th January 2022) $350
2000ft Tow (purchased at registration) $55

Reciprocal membership of GCV will be provide at nil cost.

We reserve the right not to accept entries received after 28th January.

Payment of the entry fee must be paid in advance, directly to GCV using the bank details below

Bank Bendigo Bank
Account Name Gliding Club of Victoria Inc.
BSB 633 000
Account No 166987644

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GCV Website - Accommodation Information

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GCV Office - Mon-Fri, 09:00am – 12:00 pm 03 5762 1058
CD John Switala 0418 583 522