Join us October 6 - 8, 2022, at Skydive DeLand, DeLand, Florida, USA, for the 2022 International Skydiving Hall of Fame Celebration! Our annual weekend fundraiser of jumping, celebration, catching up with old friends and making new ones, and chatting with skydiving’s legends has become the go-to event for the skydiving community and we are back!   Just click Register Now.  You can also download the registration form and register by mail (see below). We accept all major credit cards.  While you are there, be sure and check out the schedule and activities. Also, take a look at the sponsorship and display opportunities…you can buy a support banner for as little as $100.  

After a weekend of skydiving activities, the International Skydiving Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take center stage continuing the tradition of honoring legends, leaders and pioneers of our sport.  Please congratulate the Class of 2022:

  • Pete Allum - Great Britain

  • Amy Chmelecki - USA

  • J. Scott Hamilton - USA

  • Deanna Kent** - Mexico

  • Eliana Rodriguez - USA

  • Laurie "truck" Sams - Australia

  • Dave Waterman** - Great Britain

  • Solly Williams - South Africa/USA

** Posthumous

The International Skydiving Hall of Fame recognizes those individuals who through leadership, innovation and/or outstanding achievements, have defined, promoted, and advanced skydiving at the highest and sustained levels such that they have made it possible for generations of skydivers to enjoy the sport.

The Hall of Fame Celebration will take place Saturday evening, October 8, at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort.  The grand event will feature a cocktail hour (cash bar), tribute jump on the beach and sit down dinner culminating with the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.  More than 500 guests are expected to join us for the exciting evening!

During the celebration, the museum will present the Path of Excellence and Pioneers of Excellence Awards. The Path of Excellence Award is specifically for entities - groups, companies, organizations or teams for significant contribution(s) of enduring high value to the world of skydiving.  This year, we will be honoring the 2020 Path of Excellence recipients, the World Team 2006.  They will receive their awards during the Path of Excellence BBQ sponsored by Sun Path.  The BBQ will be held Friday evening at the historic Band Shell in Daytona Beach.  There will also be a tribute jump on the beach.

The 2022 Pioneers of Excellence Award winner will be awarded to the 1970 Freefall Exhibition Team.  This award will recognize entities that contributed in the 70's and before.  The Pioneers of Excellence award will be presented during the Pioneers Lunch sponsored by UPT.  The luncheon, awards presentation and tribute jump will be held at the DZ Friday afternoon.

Travis Flint will also be presented with the 2022 Trustees’ Award during the Hall of Fame Celebration Saturday evening.  The Trustees’ Award recognizes exemplary service, selfless giving and personal commitment to the goals and mission of the museum. 

Event activities will be announced as they become available.