Fancy taking to the skies from Ilfracombe Pier? Book your Birdman spot now
20th July 2016
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South West Birdman will be taking place on Sat 30th July 2016 at Ilfracombe Pier

from 11:00 to 20:00

There are Only 20 spots available due to tide times so could you be one of the luck few? If you have a sense of adventure and love the feel of adrenaline coursing through your blood, then this is definitely the event for you. Defy gravity, soar like an eagle or fall like a stone the joy is in the jump. Compete with your home made flying machines and become an aviator for the day. If you think you have what it takes then sign up today as places are limited. There will be a huge audience to cheer you on and fun and frolics to take part in all through the day

Be as bold, bright, colourful and funny as your imagination lets you and feel the wind in your hair. There is no honestly no feeling in the world like it! Prizes are available in different categories so theme your costume or flying machine in a manner to give you the best possibility of winning the Icarus Award - £100 (Given to the team whose craft flies the longest distance on the day), The Round Table Award - £100 (given to the team who raises the most sponsorship for their efforts (all money raised goes to local good causes), or even the big one - BIRDMAN GRAND CHAMPION - £200. This title, along with the coveted trophy, will be awarded to the team who impresses our judges the most. To register just head here and remember there is an age restriction of over 18’s only, but 16’s and 17’s can also jump but only with an adult.

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