Greetings pilots and race fans! The Kansas Soaring Association is excited to have you join us for the 2023 Pan American Gliding Championship at Sunflower Aerodrome Gliderport in Yoder, Kansas. Please use the links and information posted on this page to help make your visit to Sunflower an enjoyable one. We are especially proud to share our state of the art soaring center building with you. The soaring center is made possible through the generosity of the Sunflower Soaring Foundation.



NWS - Wichita

Hourly with Mixing

Sunflower Weather Stack


  • Entry = $650.00, plus tows, and other optional add-on's
  • See the pilot kit below for specifics about wire transfers and payment.


  • Training Flights (pre-contest airfield availability): 6/03/2023 - 6/05/2023
  • Contest: 6/06/2023 - 6/17/2023
  • Contest schedule of pilot's meetings and social events are available in the Pilot Kit file below

Pilot Kit

Pilot Kit

Turn Point File

The turn point file is available and ready to download at the link shown:

IGC Files

Pilots need to submit the flight file to the Scorer.

Email Scorer

Camping at Sunflower

Tent camping and limited RV camping is available onsite at Sunflower. For more information or to reserve a spot please visit:

Area Information

For information about things to see and do along with lodging and dining options click here.

Facebook Page

You can follow along real time and see what we are up to by checking out the "2021 1-26 Championships and Low Performance" Facebook Page. This is where we will be blogging and sharing photos leading up to and during the competition.

Sunflower Soaring Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization - 2019