Sunday, May 19, 2024
 • Uvalde Time – 1:57 pm • 

Uvalde Texas is a storied contest site that features excellent soaring, and a deep tradition of Texas hospitality. The climate in this area is characterized by hot, dry semi-arid area with a reputation of excellent soaring.  

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The International Gliding Commission (IGC) is the international governing body for the sport of gliding. Governed by meetings of delegates from national gliding associations, the IGC is one of several Air Sport Commissions of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale. 

The Soaring Society of America (SSA) is the national organization responsible for soaring in the USA. Formed in 1932 to forster and promote all phases of soaring, both nationally, and internationally. 

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Interested in putting together a piece on the exciting world of soaring and the upcoming World Gliding Championships? We are here to help! Please contact

Soaring Society of America 

Uvalde Soaring Association 

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