World Parachuting Championships

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World Parachuting Championships is the main competitive parachuting championships in the World, and is organised by Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.

<i>Fédération Aéronautique Internationale</i> voluntary association

The Fédération aéronautique internationale, is the world governing body for air sports. It was founded on 14 October 1905, and is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland. It maintains world records for aeronautical activities including ballooning, aeromodeling, unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) and also for human spaceflight.


Canopy piloting



YearCityCountryDateVenueNo. of
No. of
1st 2006 Vienna Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 23–27 August
2nd 2008 Pretoria Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 18–23 November
3rd 2010 Kolomna Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 7–15 August
4th 2012 Dubai Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates 28 November – 9 December
5th 2014 Zephyrhills Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1–7 November
6th2016FarnhamFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 20–25 AugustUnmatched
7th2018 Wrocław, SzymanówFlag of Poland.svg  Poland 3 – 10 July

Landing and style



List is incomplete

YearCityCountryDateVenueNo. of
No. of
28th 2004 Rijeka Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia
29th 2006 Stupino Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
30th 2008 Lucenec Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia
31st 2010 Niksic Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro 28 August – 4 September
32nd 2012 Dubai Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates 28 November – 9 December
33rd 2014 Banjaluka Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia and Herzegovina 15–23 August




List is incomplete

YearCityCountryDateVenueNo. of
No. of
17th 2006 Gera Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
18th 2008 La Salmagne - Maubeuge Flag of France.svg  France
19th 2010 Menzelinsk Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 31 July – 6 August
20th 2012 Dubai Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates 28 November – 9 December
21st 2014 Prostejov Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 25–31 August
22nd 2016 Chicago Flag of the United States.svg  USA September
23rd 2018 Gold Coast Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 7 – 13 OctoberRunaway Bay

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