STAR CREST AWARDS CRITERIA

 

 SCR

 

The Star Crest Recipient must free fly the exit (no grips) and must participate in a free fall formation involving eight or more skydivers held together for a minimum of 5 seconds.   

 

 

SCS

The Star Crest Soloist must free fly the exit (no grips) and participate in a free fall formation involving eight or more skydivers. The SCS candidate must dock eighth or later and remain in the formation for a minimum of 5 seconds. Candidates should dock on *wrists and may not participate as a member of this dive, un-grip the formation and retake grips to earn this award.

*(Some exceptions may be waived).

 

NSCR

The Night Star Crest Recipient must free fly the exit (no grips) and must participate in a free fall formation involving eight or more skydivers held together for a minimum of 5 seconds. The skydive must be performed after the full dark of night has fallen.  

 

 

 

SCSA

The Star Crest Skydiver Award recipients, including hoop holders, must free fly the exit, (no grips), pass through a hoop held by two others and form an 8-way or larger formation on the other side of the hoop. A minimum of ten skydivers are required to earn this award and the 2 hoop holders are included. 

                        

 

 

NSCSA

The Night Star Crest Skydiver Award is the same as the Star Crest Skydiver Award, but must be performed after the full dark of night has fallen. The big difference is the skill level and sheer nerve required of participants.


 

 

 

 

USA

The Universal Skydiving Award requires at least four skydivers with a free fall videographer and may use a launched exit (grips). There are 4 aerobatic maneuvers that must be performed between five formations: Front loop - back loop - barrel roll - and a 360 degree turn. The 360 turn must be performed as a free fly manuever, T-turn - sit - head down, or if belly to earth, in both left and right directions. The formations can be any recognizable formation incorporating handgrips. A video of this skydive must accompany all applications and the free fall videographer is included in the award. 

 

  

vSCR

The Vertical Star Crest Recipient may launch up to a 4-way and must participate in a formation involving eight or more skydivers in any free fly configuration (sitting, stinging, head-down, flat). No more than one-half (but not necessarily any) of the formation may fly belly to earth. The final formation must be held together for a minimum of 5 seconds.    

                                                          A still photograph or video must accompany a vSCR application.

                                                                                    

vSCS

The Vertical Star Crest Soloist must free fly the exit (no grips) and dock vertically (sitting, stinging, head-down) into a vSCR qualifying skydive as eighth or later. After the candidate docks, the formation must be held together for a minimum of 5 seconds. vSCS candidates may not participate as a member of a vSCR dive, un-grip the formation and retake grips to earn this award. A still photograph or video must accompany a vSCS application. 

 

 

HALO

 

The Star Crest Recipient must free fly at the altitude of 20,000 ft or above.  Exit (no grips) and participate in a free fall formation involving eight or more skydivers held together stable for a minimum of 5 seconds.  A still photograph or video of the altimeter and jump must accompany the HSCR application.


 

 

HALO Solo

The Star Crest Recipient must free fly at the altitude of 20,000 ft or above. Exit an aircraft in flight
and participate in a completed formation involving 8 or more skydivers ~ dock in eight or later and
remain in the formation for a minimum of 5 seconds. A still photograph or video of the altimeter and
jump must accompany the HSCS application.