X C o n t e s t

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Your national/regional/club contest?

  • new powerful online XContest system for your national or regional contests

  • User-friendly design, simple flight claiming, automated and fast tracklog processing

  • Unique level of flight detail with interactive maps and another special features

Highlights and unique features of XContest system

  • well-arranged and user-friendly design, easy and fast localization in any language
  • extraordinary high-tech flight detail, an unique map display with profile graph, a number of detailed data
  • social features including unique Airbuddies feature
  • built-in livetracking
  • high-end and fast optimalization at server - setting own rules and coefficients for disciplines
  • wide possibilities for configuration of ranking categories
  • continual development and adding new features
  • ...and much more!

Structure of left menu [demo version]

Flights Registered flights, daily scores and dedicated livetracking page.
Ranking categories
Ranking in defined categories
Pilots List of all registered pilots with score details and number of flights
Teams The preview of all registered teams including team score and partial scores of team members
Rules Any other custom page with simple content may be added

Custom your national and regional XContest

Basic characteristics

  • three basic task types: Free Distance, Free Triangle, FAI Triangle

  • international interface – XContest contest system will speak your native language, all we need is translation of the text.

  • highly customizable national contest and definition of the tracks

  • automatic server-side tracklog optimalization

  • attractive projection of tracklogs with interactive map

  • user friendly, reliable, fast

Description of the interface

Title (main) page of each XC contains:

  • entry text with images (may be externally edited)
  • news (may be externally edited, evt. Facebook page feed)

Main menu contains:

Flights, Ranking in categories, Pilots, Teams, Rules, F.A.Q...

User menu contains:

1. for non-registered pilots:

  • registration

2. for registered/signed-in pilots:

  • my profile
  • claim flight
  • my flights
  • my team

3. place for advertisement and sponsors

Registration to the contest

The registration of the pilot to the contest can be done on the page "Registration" in the right menu:

Flight claim

Before submitting flight you have to be logged in the contest. This can be done be the login form (username/password) in the top right part of the website:

After a successful login, the user menu will displayed with the My Contest title. The menu containing the Claim flight for registered and logged-in pilots. All you need now is valid IGC file.

The flight registration contains 2 steps:

1. After uploading, the IGC file is checked - if OK, you will continue to the second step.

2. You will add further informations to the flight (glider, take-off, description of the flight, photos).

Note: Optimalization of the tracklog (choosing the best possible distance with maximum points) is done automatically on the server immeditely after the flight registration.

Teams feature

Each registered pilot can found team and select his team mates from the list of registered pilot. Founder is automatically a teamleader with responsibility to:

  • choose teammates
  • kick-out team member
  • delegate teamleader function to another teammate

Drafted team member can leave the team anytime, in this case team loses all his points. For the team score only the flights started after the pilot join the team are taken into account.

Flight detail description

We provide visitors with all the necessary informations of the flight in well-arranged UI! Furthermore we offer some cool features:

  • all flight informations including details of legs and turnpoints
  • inserting pilot can add description and photos from the flight. Each flight has public discussion.
  • unique map display:
    • Default XCtopo layer - unique topographic layer designed by XContest
    • Sat layer - global satellite layer
    • built-in replay mode with speed options from 1x to 100x and possibility of jumping on any timepoint by clicking on the altitude profile
  • possibility to extend the map display on the whole screen
  • profile graph including layers: GPS altitude, barometric altitude, ground elevation.. Furthermore you can display or hide vario and speed layers separately on the profile graph.
  • fast control of the map from the profile graph by clicking the right mouse button on the graph

Which rules can be customized for national or regional XContest?

The following values may be modified to satisfy custom requirements:

1. General conditions

  • Time conditions
    • start date and end date of the contest (length of “season”)
    • deadline for uploading IGC file (number of days after day of the flight)
    • initial period for claiming older flights, in case the contest website is online later than the start date
  • Place
    • you can choose the territory/area for flights to the contest (e.g. your or chosen countries, continents, World...)
    • we can setup area as geographic territory (borders of state or administrative region, or even custom territory) or as a cylinder (point/radius). Both ways may be combined

2. Task types

Basically we support following task types - Free Distance, Free Triangle, FAI Triangle

  • Free Distance
    • free flight over 3 turpoints
  • Free Triangle, FAI Triangle
    • you can customize “closing conditions” for triangle flights – ability to set the “closing distance” for triangle tracks based on fixed distance (e.g. 800 meters) or in percent of the track (e.g. 20% or 5%)

3. Task factors

Factor for each task type can be set as per your desire. Furthermore we support the possibility up to "4 zones" for factors:

4. Scoring system

Subset of scoring categories:

  • open score (all paragliders)

  • paraglider class scores (up to EN-B/EN-C/EN-D, tandem score...)

  • FAI class scores (HG, rigid wings etc.)

  • custom scores (we can create a score up to your needs, for example with class handicaps etc.)

  • team score (sum of partial scores of all team pilots)

  • club score (sum of partial scores of best X pilots from each club)

  • For each of score it is possible to set:

    • number of best flights (pilots) counted for the score

    5. Scoring categories

    Based on above mentioned scoring system you can make up all kind of categories for the ranking on the web! Furthermore it is possible to set categories defined by demographic conditions as gender (i.e women :-)) or age (age less than X years, more than X years).

    6. Pilots and Teams

    You can select number of pilots for a team. Each team has leader responsible for selecting partners from registered pilots.

    7.Other customizations

    • A contest on XContest system can easily speak in a language of pilots, we only need translations (but many languages are already covered)


    Each contest should have at least one administrator with right to approve flights and pilots.

    Disapproved flights and pilots are removed from all public lists (flights, rankings etc.) Disapproved pilots cannot claim a flight anymore.

    Admin is also able to send bulk e-mails to all/approved/disapproved pilots

    Do we pay something for our own XContest?

    Setting up and service of your contest is paid. But the fee is very friendly. There is a fixed base fee and rate for each pilot with at least 1 flight claimed.

    Please contact us for more details on info@xcontest.org

    Can we put our sponsors to the website of our XContest?

    Yes, the advertisement space is available for partners/sponsors of your contest.

    Anyway we keep the right to put our general partners of XContest system to the panel of your XContest.

    How can we set up our own XContest system?

    Please contact us at info@xcontest.org. We will discuss and adjust parameters and website for your contest.