The FAI International Gliding Commission has announced the venues and dates for the 11th series of the FAI Sailplane Grand Prix (SGP) national qualifying events and the 11th SGP World final.

There will be 10 National contests in the 11th series with the World final being held at Pavullo in Italy, which was also the venue for the first E-Glide and 13.5m World championships. The series includes three events in the southern hemisphere that will take place in January and February 2023, while the other seven qualifiers will be held in Europe in 2022. The final is scheduled for August 2023.

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Following on from the great success with the 1st Virtual SGP, which welcomed 400 pilots in September 2021, we are happy to announce that there will be a Virtual SGP series running in parallel of the 11th Series, providing all virtual gliding enthusiasts with an opportunity to compete with the real events.

There will be 10 Virtual SGPs qualifying events around the world in 2022 and 2023, where virtual pilots will be able to qualify to the Final event.

The 2nd Virtual Sailplane Grand Prix - World Final will take place in Pavullo, Italy, at the same time as the 11th FAI SGP World Final, in August 2023.

Further information will be revealed on in the coming weeks.