USPA recognizes its members for contributions to the sport of skydiving and to USPA. For more information about service awards, see Section 8 in the Skydiver’s Information Manual (SIM) or email us.
USPA Lifetime Achievement Award
The Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded to an expert active or retired sport parachute jumper in recognition of outstanding sportsmanship, skill, or personal contribution to the sport of parachuting and the United States Parachute Association, its goals and purposes.
USPA Gold Medal for Meritorious Service Award
The USPA Gold Medal for Meritorious Service Award is to honor outstanding Americans who, by their efforts over a period of years, have made significant contributions to the skydiving community.
USPA Regional Achievement Award
The Regional Achievement Award is to honor an outstanding member of a USPA Region who, by their efforts over a period of time or one outstanding act, has made a significant contribution to that region’s skydiving community.
USPA Chesley H. Judy Safety Award
The USPA Chesley H. Judy Safety Award is to recognize any current USPA member who through example, deed, training, or innovation, had promoted safe skydiving in a substantive way.