b GliderScore


for all RC Glider Competitions        F3B        F3F        F3J        F3K        F3L        F3Q        F5B        F5J        F5K        F5L        Thermal        Electric        ALES 
Mildura 2013

The FAI has updated rules (Sporting Code) that apply from 1 January 2023.
You can find the rules here https://www.fai.org/page/ciam-code.


GliderScore has all the features needed from pilot entry to final results.
It is largely intuitive but of course there is a learning curve to go through.
To help you there is this website and the help that is built into the program.

  • You will need a PC and the GliderScore program.
  • You can download the program here.
  • To start learning, click on the QuickStart tab above.

GliderScore ...

  • Automates the running of your competition.
    - The DigitalTimer automates calling pilots to fly and timing of flight groups.
    - eScoring and the Automatic Download/Upload feature automates score collection and updating.
  • creates an excellent draw
  • produces draw reports, scoring sheets and score cards
  • allows easy entry of flight data and instantly calculates scores
  • produces up to date competition results at any time
  • allows emailing of draw reports and final results to all competition pilots
  • integrates audio, timing and digital clock display to run the competition
  • has a built in eScoring system to submit scores using smartphones.

RECENT UPDATES (Click here to download the latest files.)
The latest downloads include all bug fixes.

  • GliderScore 6.71 Build 2023-07-19 (with GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.15 Update 1 Build 2023-07-21)
  • DT - Fixed bug where round number and group number output to COM port was incorrect.
  • GliderScore 6.71 Build 2023-07-19 (with GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.15 Build 2023-07-19)
  • GS - Bug fix related to Distance task scoring data entry.
  • GS - From this version, requires .Net Framework 4.8 (Runtime).
  • DT - Bug fix related to timing of output to COM ports.
  • DT - From this version, requires .Net Framework 4.8 (Runtime).
  • GliderScore 6.70 Build 2023-05-22 (with GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.14 Build 2023-05-22)
  • GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.14 does not work on some systems.
    If this applies to you, please download GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.12 available here.
    Update 2023/07/19: The issues with GliderScoreDigitalTimer V1.14 have been resolved with the release of V1.15.
    Recommendation: Update to GliderScore V6.71 and GliderScoreDigitalTimer V1.15.
  • GliderScore 6.70 Build 2023-05-22 (with GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.14 Build 2023-05-22)
  • GS - F5K2024 class created using rules that become official from 1 January 2024.
    For more details and to download the rules please go to the F5K link on the sidebar.
  • GS - If using lanes, lane numbers can now be changed in the Scoring screen.
  • GS - Various refinements to the user interface.
  • GS - Various bug fixes.
  • DT - Bug fixes particularly related to Pandora device output.
  • DT - Right-click on Start button to schedule start time.
  • GliderScore 6.69 Build 2022-12-12 (with GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.13 Build 2022-01-24)
  • GS - Upgraded to implement new F5J rules about Motor ReStart. See the F5J page for more details.
  • GS - Various minor bug fixes and enhancements.
  • GS - F5L now selectable as its own competition class.
  • F5J Timer files available for download (2022-09-12)
  • F5J Timer files as used in Sweden are available for download from the Download page.