Sunday, July 15, 2018


For the First Time Jumper

Learn about the methods to make a first jump and find USPA Group Member Dropzones near you.

For the Skydiver

Get news on regional and national happenings, the board, and competitions. Search for records and research awards.

For the Instructor

View the SIM, find downloads and resources for training and earning ratings, and login to your profile to see even more.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

USPA Winter Board Meeting Concludes

The USPA Board of Directors held its final meeting of the three-year term July 13-15 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Read more to see the meeting highlights. Look for a complete report on this meeting in the September issue of Parachutist. Following this fall’s election, the board will hold the...

Sunday, July 1, 2018

NAA Selects Skydiving World Record as “Most Memorable”

Each year, the National Aeronautic Association selects what it considers aviation's most memorable records from the previous year and honors those records at an event near Washington, D.C. 

Sunday, July 1, 2018

FAA Sides With USPA Member

The Federal Aviation Administration ruled in favor of a USPA member who sought airport access for his skydiving business in Romeo, Michigan.

Friday, June 8, 2018

USPA Seeks New Director of Safety & Training

"Over 18 years, through profound changes in skydiving equipment, procedures, and methods of instruction, Jim has worked hard to produce the dramatic decline in serious accidents in our sport."

Friday, June 1, 2018

USPA Seeks Candidates for Board of Directors

On June 1, USPA began the process that culminates in its members electing the 2019-2021 USPA Board of Directors. All USPA members in good standing who are at least age 18 on or before August 1, 2018, are eligible to run for one of the 14 Regional Director or eight National Director seats.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

USPA Seeks New Director of Competition & Records

"In his four-year tenure, Randy has elevated USPA's stature in the world arena of skydiving competition and records," said USPA Executive Director Ed Scott. "We thank him and wish him well."


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