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3D Championship 2016

Welcome to the 3D Championship 2016 10th Anniversary Celebration Spectacular!

As this year is the big one, we decided to celebrate 10 years of our little competition with a massive, exciting and spectacular event.

The dates are Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September 2016.

The event will be held, once again, at the superb Croft Farm Waterpark facility with event insurance provided by the BMFA.

Pilot entries are open click: here Pilot application

This year, we are opening up the competition to international pilots, and for the first time, we’re introducing a Sports class to the 3D Championship weekend.

Not only that, We will be holding the competition over 3 days (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), Introducing a “Fly at Night and FPV night racing and with live music all night, a massive BBQ and a Huge Party to celebrate our 10th Anniversary on the Saturday evening, FPV racing (Grand Prix style) and a host of other attractions to whet your appetite, Making this a great event for all the family.

To all you die hard 3D Champs fans, DON’T WORRY!! Lots will be the same. You’ll  still be able to come and watch some world class flying at one of the best competition venues in the country at Croft Farm water park in Tewkesbury and you’ll still be able to catch up with the top traders in the country.

We’d like to invite everyone to come and join us in Tewkesbury on 23rd, 24th, and 25th September for the best party of the year!

So come along and help us make it the best 3D Championship Ever!!


Companies wishing to sponsor this event can find out details of what is available by contacting us on this website.

3D Championship uses the 3D Format for it’s competition rules and set manouevres list.

Here’s the set manoeuvres list. If you have any questions about the competition, please feel free to contact us and ask!

Price of Admission

£5 per day or £10 for Friday, Saturday and Sunday Children 12yrs and under go free.

Parking on-site is free.

Pilot information


Set Manoeuvres round consisting of 4 selected  manoeuvres.

Freestyle or freestyle to own music. 2:50-3:10 mins


Set Manoeuvres consisting of 5 selected manoeuvres

Freestyle round 2:50-3:10 mins

Flight to own music 2:50-3:10 mins


Set Manoeuvres consisting of 5 selected manoeuvres

Freestyle round 2:50-3:10 mins

Flight to own music 2:50-3:10 mins

Judges re-flight card system

This card will allow you to refly when your model fails in flight. this will apply to all rounds and all pilots.

The Set Manoeuvres round requires you to fly 4 Grass roots set manoeuvres in Sports class or 5 set manoeuvres in Intermediates and Champions. These should be flown according the guidelines per the 3D Format website. Please double check the manoeuvre names and descriptions as some changes have been made since last year.

The Freestyle flight should be between 2:50 – 3:10 minutes long, and flown according to the guidelines in 3D Format website: http://www.3dformat.co.uk/rounds/freestyle/

The Flight to Music should be between 2:50 – 3:10 minutes long, and flown according to the guidelines in 3D Format website: http://www.3dformat.co.uk/rounds/music/

Event Schedule


Traders Open

From 09:00 Pilot Registration

10:00 Open Fun Fly

14:00 Pilot Briefing

14:30 Set Manoeuvres start for Champions, Intermediates and Sports


Traders Open

10:00 Freestyle Champions class Music Rounds for Inters

Freestyle or Music Round for Sports

13:00-19:00 Fun Fly (A Cert Supervised or B Minimum) 

18:00 PARTY!!! Live Music starts, BBQ and Hog Roast

20:00 (When Dark) Night flying and FPV Races



Traders Open

10:00 Intermediates Freestyle and Champions Music

13:00 Fly Off rounds for Champions, Intermediates and Sports

When that’s all done… RAFFLE!!!!


This schedule is dependent on the weather.

Food and drinks will be served all day on-site.

Further information about this event will be posted here as required.

Fun Fly admission and registration £5 for Friday 09:00-14:00 & Saturday 13:00-19:00 Fun Fly Entry

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Event Sponsors

If you would like to be an event sponsor this year, please contact us.

Trade Stands

If you would like to bring a trade stand to this years 3D Championship in September, please contact us.