The World Parachuting Championship launches its final competition at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, Illinois from September 10th - 21st, 2016, and you don't want to miss out on any of the incredible events. The competition between the countries being represented will be intense. Check out the fantastic races happening during the week:
- Formation Skydiving
- Freefall Style Skydiving
- Artistic Events: Freestyle and Freeflying
- Speed Skydiving
- Canopy Formation
- Accuracy Landing
During the week, the following schedule allows you to decide when and what days you may choose to attend:
- September 11th - Practice jumping will be going on until noon; then the opening ceremony is from 4:00 - 6:00 pm.
- September 12th - 19th are competition days with each day beginning at 6:30 am.
- September 20th - The closing ceremony offers drinks and appetizers from 4:00 - 5:00 pm with dinner from 5:00 -6:00 pm; Awards presented from 7:00 - 9:00 pm; The grand finale fireworks presentation begins at 9:00 pm followed by a live musical band to wrap the night up at 12:00 am.
If looking for that perfect place to stay during the week of the World Parachuting Championships, make plans to stay at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort. We are your family-friendly destination near Starved Rock State Park that offers the convenience of outdoor explorations just steps away. While staying at our property, enjoy our spacious, rustic-styled cabins or villas, the Grand Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark, and dining at Jack's Place Restaurant and Sports Bar. Contact our courteous customer service today to book your reservation by calling 1-866-399-FUNN or go online to check out our specials.