The USPA PRO Rating qualifies skydivers for skydiving exhibitions into challenging landing areas. For more information, see Ratings.
Most exhibition jumps where spectators are involved require special authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration. To issue a Certificate of Authorization, the FAA requires the completion of FAA Form 7711-2. The form and its instructions are available under the Quick Links module on this page. Additional information can be found in Section 7 of the SIM.
Sporting Event Waivers
By law, and as described by NOTAM 3/1862, aviation activity is restricted within three miles and 3,000 feet over major raceway events, major league baseball, NFL football, and college football games in stadiums that can seat more than 30,000. Demo jumps into these events require a waiver issued by the Transportation Security Administration in addition to the FAA-issued Certificate of Authorization. Jumpers seeking TSA/FAA waivers should complete the waiver application.
Demo Jump Insurance
Personal liability and property damage skydiving insurance included with USPA membership does not cover demo jumps. Demo insurance must be purchased separately for the member to be covered.
USPA members can obtain exhibition jump insurance for demos. Costs vary according to the amount of coverage desires and the length in days of the event. A demo insurance application and notification form is available for download on the right. For additional information, visit ITP online.