2018 World Parachuting Championships. Gold Coast, Qld


The APF plans to deliver the best World Parachuting Championships - ever!

7th - 13th October 2018 

Dates to remember: Official Practice Days are 5th/6th October, weather Day is 14th October. Opening Ceremony - 6th October, Gala Dinner and Medal Presentation - 13th October

The APF invites members or other family and friends to join us on this exciting journey. Enthusiastic people are needed to fill roles as Volunteer Project Managers and General Volunteers. Please register your interest by clicking on your preferred selection box below. 

Apply for Project Manager

Register as a Volunteer

Thank you to our Sponsors & Partners

Strategic Partner

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In Queensland, we showcase world-class global events in the most dazzling destinations. Whatever your passion, you’ll find it here (and maybe even discover new ones). From the golden surf beaches of the south to the rainforests of the tropical north, from our wide outback plains to our glittering reef-fringed coast, we’ve got every corner of the state covered. It’s just the place to experience Australia’s best live events. Discover our amazing event calendar at:



Major Partners

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The Gold Coast has something for everyone, from Australia’s best beaches, rainforests and waterways to world class theme parks, sporting venues, convention services, shopping precincts and a diverse range of events.

Click on the logo to get the latest news on events and things to do on the Gold Coast

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Sportscover Australia is one of the leading sports and leisure services providers in the world combining unrivaled knowledge and expertise with a range of services across insurance, risk management, media, marketing and other related services.

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Our hosts for the 2018 World Parachuting Championships. Gold Coast, Queensland.

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Media Partners

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7 Mate is simply: "The best channel on Australian airwaves!" Watch great shows including the awesome documentary’s aboutAussie Skydiving.

Click on the logo for the best TV in Australia

Skydive TV


Skydive TV® is the 1st and the only TV channel dedicated specifically to the industry and the sport of Skydiving. The concept was first conceived in 2004. It took 3 years of R&D and 1 year of building, concept creation and testing to make it happen.

Watch events from around the World, click on the logo for more

Industry Partners

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Sun Path Products, Inc., are the proud makers of the Javelin Odyssey, Legacy, Aurora, Student Odyssey, and Military Harness & Container Systems. With over 30 years of experience, we strive to set a standard for quality, innovation, and craftsmanship in the parachute equipment industry.  Our products are made with pride in Raeford, NC, USA. 



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Cookie Red FLY COOKIE! Cookie Composites have been building skydiving helmets, camera mounts and helmet accessories since 2001.
Inspired by World champion athletes, we take pride in our approach to designing functional equipment to suite all skydivers needs.

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