b GliderScore


for all RC Glider Competitions        F3B        F3F        F3J        F3K        F3Q        F3RES        F5B        F5J        F5K        Thermal        Electric        ALES 
Mildura 2013

GliderScore has all the features needed from pilot entry to final results.
It is largely intuitive but of course there is a learning curve to go through.
To help you there is this website and the help that is built into the program.

  • You will need a PC and the GliderScore program.
  • You can download the program here.
  • To start learning, click on the QuickStart tab above.

GliderScore ...

  • 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
  • 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.)
The latest downloads include all bug fixes.

  • There is a new option for building a display board. (2021-07-09)
  • Robert Budniak has developed the new board and is sharing all the information here.
  • GliderScore 6.64 Build 2021-06-01
  • Feature - Timer clock colours can now be changed.
  • Feature - Timer (reduced size) window can be made full screen.
  • F5K Rule Refinement for Task C. See details here.
  • Bug fix - Big Timer working again.
  • Bug fix - various minor bug fixes.
  • GliderScore 6.64 Build 2021-05-15
  • Bug fix - Date conversion (for some countries) stopped audio functions.
  • Bug fix - Audio files missing after full install.
  • GliderScore 6.64 Build 2021-04-06 Update 1 (2021-05-13)
  • Bug fix - Timer files 'Browse' for file not working.
  • Bug fix - Digital Timer not working (crashes) on some laptop PCs.
  • Bug fix - When scoring speed task, scoring screen not sorting correctly on sequence number column.
  • Feature - Export Comp - can now choose download location and file name.
  • Feature - Import Comp - can now browse to location and name of file to import.
  • GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.11 Build 2021-04-22
  • Fixed a bug that prevented program running on a PC with no COM ports.
  • GliderScore 6.64 Build 2021-04-06 and GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.11 Build 2021-04-06
  • GliderScore - DigitalTimer and Audio Player
    New process for merging playlists from two (or more) competitions.
    - The merged playlist will run (say) seniors/juniors or F3K/F5K with no need to do anything at the changeover.
    - There is greatly increased flexibility provided with this change.
    For Digital Timer click here. For Audio Player click here.
  • If a playlist exists for a competition it will be automatically loaded in the DigitalTimer/AudioPlayer screen.
    - If there are no changes required simply click on Open Timer/Start Player to proceed.
  • eScoring - modified server database to allow for Chinese words to be correctly displayed.
  • Scoring screen - improved process for moving to a different round, group or reflight.
  • A number of minor bugs have been fixed.
  • GliderScore 6.63U1 Build 2020-12-03 and GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.10 Build 2020-11-30
  • GliderScore - Fixes a minor bug in the preliminary checks before the Draw Rounds program starts.
  • GliderScore 6.63 and GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.10 Build 2020-11-30
  • GliderScore - Major upgrade to include class F5K for both PC and eScoring. More information here.
  • GliderScore - Flight Scores report options: group by flight groups or pilot names; run for all pilots or selected pilots.
  • DigitalTimer - Upgraded to support two COM ports simutaneously. More information here.
  • DigitalTimer - Upgrade to support new Pandora functions. More information here.
  • Database Backups - Minimum of 10 retained. Backups deleted if more than 10 and over 3 months old.
  • eScoring - If closing competition and last action was a download, message given suggesting upload before closing.
  • GliderScore 6.62 Build 2020-02-17 with Bug Fixes
  • Update 1 2020-02-21 - Fixes issue where files for Big Timer were not created.
  • GliderScore 6.62 and GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.09 Build 2020-02-17
  • GliderScore 6.62
  • Merge playlists from any two competitions (with the same competition date) into a single playlist.
    Example: fly seniors round 1 groups followed by juniors round 1 groups, then seniors round 2 ....
    More info at Display/Timer/Audio->Digital Timer->Create Playlist->Merge Playlists, or
    Display/Timer/Audio->Audio Player->Merge Playlists.
  • Updated Pilot Listing reports. Group by country, team, frequency or pilot class.
  • Updated Score Records for F3K to allow more space for writing times to one decimal.
    Also added an optional portrait format with two score records per page.
  • GliderScoreDigitalTimer 1.09
  • Various changes to handle the 'merge playlists' feature just added.
  • Translation of German F3RES Rules (Uploaded 2019-11-18)
  • A translation of the F3RES rules is available here.
  • 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.