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POPSUK

Old enough to know better, young enough not to care

Welcome to the official UK site of the Parachutists Over Phorty Society.
You'll find plenty of information here on how to join this prestigious club, diary of events, galleries and more.
With several thousand years of experience between us feel free to ask any questions!

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UK POPS/SOS/JOS
MEMBERSHIP REQUESTS

Please see our Membership page for details on UK POPS / SOS / JOS and more memberships including the forms and emails.

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A Distinct Identity

The Parachutists Over Phorty Society (POPS) have members across the world with 27 National organisations. The first POPS was founded in 1966 in the USA, with its World identity begin to be shaped at first World POPS Championships in Australia in 1989. The POPS global community that was further strengthened by the election of Mike Allum as the first World TopPOP at the third WPC in Spain in 1995.

 

The UK National organisation was started in 1978. POPS UK currently has membership numbers of about 1170. POPS membership is available to all UK parachutists /skydivers over the age of 40, POPS is a life time membership and enables you to join all the events, record attempts and whether still jumping or retired from jumping be forever part of the POPS community, all for the sum of £20.

Upcoming Events

  • 15th World POPs Meet and Championships 2022
    19 Aug, 08:00 BST – 29 Aug, 18:00 BST
    Netheravon, Airfield Camp, Netheravon, Salisbury SP4 9RY UK
    The 15th World POPS Meet and Championship will take place at the Army Parachute Association (APA), Netheravon over the period Fri 19 Aug – Thurs 25 Aug 2022. The Championship is open to all international registered members of the Parachutists Over Phorty Society (POPS)
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  • Hall of Fame Event JOES World Record
    Fri, 07 Oct
    Sky Dive DeLand
    07 Oct, 08:00
    Sky Dive DeLand, 1600 Flight Line Blvd, DeLand, FL 32724, USA
    Hall of Fame Event JOES World Record in Deland Florida October 7,8 2022
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LINK TO WORLD POPS SOCIETY WEB PAGES

CURRENT UK TOP POP/SOS/JOS

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POLLY CHANDLER

UK TOP POP #11
World TOP POP #12

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LIZ HURRY

UK SOS/JOS Co-ordinator