Awards Programs

Through its many awards programs, IAC recognizes members' accomplishments and contributions to the sport.

Achievement Awards for demonstrated aerobatic proficiency, within and outside of contests
IAC Hall of Fame The International Aerobatic Hall of Fame was formed in 1986 to give appropriate recognition to those who have made a significant contribution to aerobatics. 
Regional Contest Awards  for top-placing flying at regional aerobatic competitions
The Regional Series top-placing participants in each Region must fly in at least 3 IAC sanctioned contest during the year
IAC Open Championship Titles top placing pilot in each category at an IAC Open Championships (East and West)
National Point Series Championship  this series calculates a competitor's results from three different regions (as we define the IAC regions) and are accumulated to rank pilots nationally in Sportsman, Intermediate, Advanced and Unlimited. 
The L. Paul Soucy Trophy honoring the pilot with the best three competition scores, measured across the contest season
The Charlie Hillard Trophy presented to the highest placing American pilot at the most recent World Aerobatic Championship.
Annual Awards recognizing members for outstanding volunteer contributions to the sport and to IAC
for top-placing flying at the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships; some awards are restricted to power or glider categories
IAC Championships Awards (discontinued) for top-placing flying at the IAC Championships and Championships of the Americas, operated from 1971 to 2000