FAI Hang Gliding and Paragliding Commission
The judging panel is to consist of at least 3 independent judges from at least 2 different countries, one of them being chosen from the list of senior judges is to be the chief judge. The judging panel consists of a group of 5 to 8 persons:
- 3 FAI qualified judges
- 1 to 5 VIP judges chosen from, journalists, representatives of sponsors, authorities, non participating pilots…
The mark is composed of the scoring average of the FAI judges (importance 80%) and the scoring average of the other judges (importance 20%). When a sufficient number of spectators is present on the event area, a portion of the score is defined by the applause and cheering of the audience. The judges' decision is final. No complaints or protests are allowed!
More about Judges responsibilities is found in the Aerobatic Annex of Section 7B of the Sporting Code.