GliderScore

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Introduction

GliderScore is easy to use and has all the features needed from pilot entry to final results.

  • Start with a PC and the GliderScore program.
  • Leave the other features alone until you are ready to try them.

To get started, click on the QuickStart tab above.
If you would like to give it a try, get the program here.

GliderScore simply takes the hard work out of running RC glider competitions.

  • creates an excellent draw
  • produces draw reports, scoring sheets and score cards
  • allows easy entry of flight data and instantly calculate scores
  • produces up to date competition results at any time
  • allows emailing of draw reports and final results to all competition pilots
  • creates an audio playlist to run the competition
  • integrates audio, timing and digital clock display to run the competition
  • has a built in eScoring system to submit scores using smartphones.

RECENT UPDATES (Click here to download the latest files.)

  • GliderScore 6.56 (Update 3) 2018-11-08
  • Bug fix - Overall Results Report - error when Restricted Scope Scoring is selected AND a pilot took a reflight in a different round.
  • Version details and Build Date remain unchanged.
  • GliderScore 6.56 (Update 2) 2018-11-07
  • For F3K - Task descriptions now appear on relevant Draw reports.
  • Bug fix - Fixed bug in Restricted Scope Scoring when a pilot has two scores for the same Round.
  • Multiple instances of GliderScore can now be run at the same time (easily run two competitions at the same time). See FAQ 7 for more information.
  • Better handling of discard scores in Overall Results report regardless of the range of rounds selected.
  • Version details and Build Date remain unchanged.
  • GliderScore 6.56 (Update 1) 2018-10-03
  • Bug fix for competitions where the same pilot can enter in more than one class.
    See FAQ number 1 for more information.
  • Version details and Build Date remain unchanged.
  • Embedded-Ability Clock Display Controller 2018-09-27
  • Embedded-Ability has udpated software to take advantage of the 'Extended Protocol'.
    This means that four character displays can regularly show round and group information.
    For more information navigate to Display/Timer/Audio→Digital Timer→Open Timer.
  • GliderScore 6.56 and GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.05 Released 2018-09-19
  • GliderScore 6.56
  • Competitions created using the Merge function now get a unique Competition ID.
  • Audio profile now stored with the competition and copied if used to create a new competition.
  • New 'Position Report' added. Shows pilot position at the end of each round.
  • F3K - Enforces rule 5.7.7 "where maximum or target flight times are specified, ... the sum of all flight
    times per task must not be greater than the working time minus the number of scored flights in seconds."
  • Audio and Timer button is always enabled, even when a draw has not been created.
  • Where a report scope can be restricted, any number of the available restrictions can be applied
    (previously only one restriction was allowed).
  • Various bug fixes.
  • GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.05
  • New timer output format added, 'Extended Protocol'. Outputs round, group and time data every second. Suitable for
    displays that have sufficient modules to show all of this data.
    For more information navigate to Display/Timer/Audio→Digital Timer→Open Timer.
  • The Output String (sent to the COM port) is displayed below the Output Format.
  • Minor bug fix.
  • GliderScore 6.55 Updated 2018-06-18
  • For F5B - now allows for Laps Penalty (FAI Rule 5.5.4.5.f) for all scoring and reports.
  • For Big Timer - code updated so that output is suitable for the latest version of Big Timer.
  • For Reports Menu - 'QR Code List' report added. Prints a complete QR Code List for a competition.
  • GliderScore 6.55 Released 2018-05-09
  • For F3Q - updated for correct handling of particular F3Q penalties.
  • For F5B - functions (including eScoring) overhauled to comply with all current FAI rules.
  • For Digital Timer - new type of timer event so that extra time can be added between rounds.
  • For Online Scoring - 'Delete from server' button that removes all online data for a competition.
  • For Reports Menu - 'Publish OnLine' button to publish competition data on the GliderScore website.
  • Many minor improvements and bug fixes.