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Get Your Skydiving License

You did a tandem and  your head is still in the clouds? It may be worth considering taking the next steps to getting licensed in skydiving.

There are four different skydiving licenses one can obtain, ranked A through D. Skydivers start with an “A” license and progress through the sport. With each ranking you receive, there are even more opportunities for awesome skydiving adventures.

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Get Your license in 10 days!

June 28- July 7, 2024

There are no short cuts to get your skydiving license, however rather than do 1-2 jumps per week, this event is made for anyone that wants to get their license faster and with no outside interference or distractions. We do prefer that you have made one tandem jump prior, if not- please be prepared to do one as we start. Minimum age 18 ​ Skydiving USPA A-License ​ A-license is the first license a new skydiver achieves. ​ Persons holding a USPA A license may jump without supervision, pack their own main parachute, engage in basic group jumps, perform water jumps, and must have— Minimum of 25 jumps Complete all requirements laid out by the USPA A License Proficiency Card Complete at least five skydives with one or more people Pass the USPA written and oral exams Have their skydiving license stamped by the USPA During the 10 days you will go through all that is needed to get your A-license. We will use bad weather days for ground training and packing class, and jump when the weather is good. We will work in some group settings, and then one or two students per instructor. There are no gurantee that you will finish your license in the 10 days since there are many factors. However, if everything goes somewhat as planned, you should be able to get through all of it with no problems. If you do not finish your license you can just schedule the remaining jumps at your leasure. This is intense and not for everyone, if you want to get your license on a slower pace, we offer student program all season long. If you want to sign up for the 10 days but have a day ior two you can not attend, please reach out to us prior to signing up so we can talk through your options. SCHEDULE: Friday June 28: 7.30am- 8am check in. First Jump Course, followed with your first jump/s. The FJC can take about 4-6 hrs. Saturday June 29- Sunday July 7 8am Start. We will jump, do ground work, packing class. We will take each day as it comes since we can not plan for weather. *Plan on long days. If you can not be there for a day or two (or have to leave early on day), please reach out before signing up. It typically takes in average 2-4 mos for someone to complete their license when they jump around their normal routine and schedule and only spend a few hours at a time at the DropZone. We do suggest to pack lunch and snacks each day. During the first weekend (Memorial) we will have a big fundraising event so food trucks will be onsite. TRAVELING STUDENTS: If you are traveling far and need a place to stay during the 10 days, Please reach out to us. There are several options. If there are several of you, one option is to share a AirBnB. Plenty of space and options for tent or RV camping. Less options for hotels nearby. COST: The deposit of $400 is to hold your slot. The balance of $3,200 is due the morning of the first day. (cash price, $3,312 card) SAVE $100!! Pay half of the licensing course, $1,800, now and save $100! (See below for refund policy). The balance of $1,700 is due at check in on the first day. $3,600- $1,800 - $100 savings= $1,700 FJC, 25 jumps (Instructor jumps, coach jumps, solo jumps and check dive), equipment rental, packing class- 10 Day course- $3,600 compare to pay as you go $4,050 In the 10 Day course we will also include USPA Annual membership and license fee ($114 value), and a hard copy of the SIM ($25 value) Breakfast and Lunch will be provided on the first day. REFUND POLICY: Deposit ($400) 25% refundable if canceling before June 15, 2024 No refunds after June 16, 2024 The deposit can be transferable to another person for no charge at anytime before June 28, 2024 If you paid for the $1,800 option: $400 of that is considered the deposit and the above policy applies. The other $1,400 is fully refundable before June 15, 2024. Any other questions, feel free to reach out

Skydiving A License

A license is the first license a new skydiver achieves.

Persons holding a USPA A license may jump without supervision, pack their own main parachute, engage in basic group jumps, perform water jumps, and must have—

  • Minimum of 25 jumps

  • Complete all requirements laid out by the USPA A License Proficiency Card

  • Complete at least five skydives with one or more people

  • Pass the USPA written and oral exams

  • Have their skydiving license stamped by the USPA

Skydiving B License

The next level of skydiving license is the skydiving B license. This level is achieved by skydivers who have completed a minimum of 50 skydives. B license skydivers have proven a basic level of experience in jumping unsupervised and with others. Persons holding a USPA B license are able to exercise all privileges of an A-license holder, perform night jumps, with 100 jumps are eligible for the USPA Coach Rating, and must have—

  • Met all current requirements for or hold a USPA A license

  • Completed 50 jumps including:

  • Accumulated at least 30 minutes of controlled freefall time

  • Landed within 33 feet of target center on ten jumps

  • Successful completion of the planned formation(s) on ten formation skydives, or ten formation freefly skydives, at least five of which, in either discipline, must involve at least three participants

  • Documentation of live water landing training with full equipment in accordance with the procedures in the Skydiver's Information Manual

  • Complete all of the requirements listed on the USPA Canopy Piloting Proficiency Card

  • Passed the written USPA B license exam

Skydiving C License

Persons holding a USPA C license are able to exercise all privileges of a B-license holder, are eligible for the USPA Instructor rating (except USPA Tandem Instructor), participate in certain demonstration jumps, may ride as passenger on USPA Tandem Instructor training and rating renewal jumps, and must have—

  • Met all current requirements for or hold a USPA B license

  • Completed 200 jumps, including accumulating at least 60 minutes of controlled freefall time

  • Landed within seven feet of target center on 25 jumps

  • Successful completion of fifty formation skydives, or fifty formation freefly skydives, at least ten of which, in either discipline, must involve at least four participants

  • Passed the written  USPA C license exam

Skydiving D License

Persons holding a USPA D license are able to exercise all privileges of a C-license holder, are eligible for all USPA ratings, and must have—

  • Met all current requirements for or hold a USPA C license

  • Completed 500 jumps including accumulating at least three hours of controlled freefall time

  • Completed at least two of the following skills requirements (a requirement may be repeated):

    • Night jump (following the SIM recommendations)

    • Landed within seven feet of the target center on 100 jumps.

    • Participated in a canopy formation of a 3 stack or larger, completing a full rotation.

    • Completed an intentional water jump.

    • Successful completion of one hundred formation skydives, at least twenty-five of which must involve at least eight participants.

  • Passed the written USPA D license exam

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