SDMW Prom Party!

When: November 4th Staff and Fun Jumpers, join us for our annual year end staff party! Put on your party dress and dancing shoes and get ready for some fun!

November $15 First Friday!

When: November 3rd First Friday of every month join us for $15 fun jumps all day! *Exclusions apply for jumps with LO’s, Coaches, Course Jumps and Specialty Aircraft.

Video Contest & Halloween Party

When: October 28th Staff & Fun Jumpers, join us for the annual Year End Video Contest and Halloween party! Be sure to come in costume!  

Annual Chili Cook Off!

When: October 13th Experienced jumpers, we will be hosting the 8th annual Chili Cook Off! Bring a crockpot of your best chili. The prize for best Chili is 5 Free Fun Jumps! 2nd & 3rd place prizes will also be awarded. Donations of toppings, cornbread, bowls, plasticware, and sides are much appreciated!

October $15 First Friday!

When: October 6th First Friday of every month join us for $15 fun jumps all day! *Exclusions apply for jumps with LO’s, Coaches, Course Jumps and Specialty Aircraft.

MWCPA Money Meet #3 $500 Cash Prize

When: October 1st&2nd The 3rd and final MWCPA Swoop Meet of the 2017 season! This is a MONEY MEET! Come get your swoop on! Hosted by Skydive Midwest. Pro and Amateur Classes available. Registration $100. Beginner & Intermeditate competitors must have competed in 2/3 MWCPA Meets to qualify for prizes at Money Meet #3. No prior attendance required for Pro Class. Pro Class – $500 Cash Prize Intermediate- 20 Hop n Pop Package Beginner- 10 Hop n Pop Package **Must have minimum of 3 competitors in a class for a prize to be awarded.

Biggish Ways with NEXT XP

When: September 11th NEXT XP is hosting a Big-Way Camp at Skydive Midwest for experienced jumpers! Join them for some fun and challenging formations. This camp is geared towards jumpers with a solid background in FS Belly Flying. Camp will include ground discussion & instruction on exit, approach, docking, breakoff, tracking and safety. (Ground instruction will be given rain or shine). There will be video debriefs of each jump. Must have a minimum of 100 jumps and be very competent at tracking. Nothing larger than a 20Way. We will split into 2 groups if there is a lot of interest.

First Friday September!

When: September 1st First Friday of every month join us for $15 fun jumps all day! *Exclusions apply for jumps with LO’s, Coaches, Course Jumps and Specialty Aircraft.

MWCPA Meet #2

When: August 19th & 20th The second MWCPA Swoop Meet of 2017! Come get your swoop on. Hosted by Skydive Midwest. All events, Pro and Amateur Classes available. Registration $100. Beginner & Intermeditate competitors must compete in 2/3 MWCPA Meets to qualify for prizes at Money Meet #3. No prior attendance for Pro Class.

Women’s Big Ways with NEXT XP

When: August 7th Join Megan George and Daniele Smythe of SDMW NEXT XP as they host fun and challenging bigways for the ladies!

August $15 First Fridays!

When: August 4th First Friday of every month join us for $15 fun jumps all day! *Exclusions apply for jumps with LO’s, Coaches, Course Jumps and Specialty Aircraft.

Friends of Jaclyn Charity Weekend

When: July 22nd &23rd “Our mission at Friends of Jaclyn is to improve the quality of life for children and their families battling pediatric brain tumors and other childhood cancers while spreading awareness.” Come out and support an amazing organization! This event is open to anyone. Even if you’re not interested in skydiving, stop by and grab a raffle ticket. All proceeds go to a great cause! Raffle prizes- Including a FREE tandem skydive, FREE fun jumps, FREE tunnel time, discounted gear, FREE Gear and more!! Contact Rachel@skydivemidwest.com for more information or to volunteer! Skydive Midwest will donate $10 of every FOJ Charity Tandem Certificate Sold so tell your non-licensed friends to come jump for a good cause!

Water Training

When: July 13th           This is a training event for experienced jumpers or AFF Students. Get water training checked off for your B-License! Classroom portion begins at 8pm at Skydive Midwest. We will then go to Razor Sharp Gym for water landing simulation. Bring bathing suit, towel and logbook! (students/fun jumpers of any level can participate). Cost $20 for pool rental.

AFF Instructor Rating Course & Precourse

When: June 30th- July 9th The AFF Instructor rating is hands-down the most challenging rating to achieve in skydiving. It is also one of the most rewarding. Xcel Skydiving will not only test and develop your skills but give you the best preparation for success as an instructor. Pre-course is 3 days @ $65/Day + Jumps. We highly reccomend doing the precourse to prepare you for the course and to evaluate your candidacy for the course. The course is 4-5 days and the course fee is $475 + Jumps. Minimum 4 candidates. Less than 4 candidates and additional costs apply. You must have a current SIM and IRM. You must make a $100 non-refundable deposit to hold your spot in the course. The deposit will be applied to the cost of the course. Call 262-886-3480 to make your deposit.

July $15 First Fridays!

When: July 7th First Friday of every month join us for $15 fun jumps all day! *Exclusions apply for jumps with LO’s, Coaches, Course Jumps and Specialty Aircraft.

July 4th Special!

Fun Jumpers, come celebrate July 4th with us!  Enjoy $20 jumps all day and a cook out at the end of the day!

MWCPA Meet #1

When: July 2&3 The first EVER MWCPA Swoop Meet! Come get your swoop on. Hosted by Skydive Midwest. All events, Pro and Amateur Classes available. Registration $100. Beginner & Intermeditate competitors must compete in 2/3 MWCPA Meets to qualify for prizes at Money Meet #3. No prior attendance for Pro Class.

MWSL Meet #2

When: June 24&25 Skydive Midwest is proud to host Meet #2 of the Midwest Skydiving League’s 2017 season! 4-Way FS competitors of all experience levels are welcome. Rookie, A, AA, AA Classes! Register here! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeMatyXP-heCxhq6sYuPgGd68X–__NmYwNzbxeWDtlgwi2OQ/viewform  

Father’s Day Special!

When: June 11th Take dad to do something special for Father’s Day! Free observation rides or $139 tandems on Father’s Day! Discount applies to Fathers of Fun Jumpers, AFF/ATP Students and Staff Members Only. Must be 18 or older for observation rides and tandem skydives.

Wisconsin State HD Record Weekend

2017 SDMW Record Weekend & Head Down Skills Camp Dates: June 16th-18th Record Organizers: Garet Bloodworth & Tom Johnston Alternate Bigway Organizer: Jesse “Tex” Leos Video: Ryan Patrick Judges: Kazu Oyama & Daniela Yin Vu Aircraft: Twin Otter Registration cost: $70 (non-refundable) (PayPal or Venmo to gbloodworth@iflyworld.com) Please use “Friends & Family” Wanna be part of the 2017 Wisconsin State Head Down Record or work on head down formation skills? Come join us at Skydive Midwest June 16-18th! We’re going bigger and better this year. We will have a LO for the alternate group! The #1 goal is to set a new largest HD state record for Wisconsin. If we stick a record and still have time, we can always go for sequential records and head up records. Formation loads are still to be determined. That being said, register! This will be a great opportunity for everyone to get some head down record experience and/or larger head down formation skills. Come on out and let’s have some fun!   Please contact Organizer Garet Bloodworth via Facebook messenger or gbloodworth@iflyworld.com for more information.

Night Jumps

When: June 9th B-Licensed (or higher) jumpers, come share the night sky with us! Safety briefing begins at 8:30pm. You must attend the safety briefing if you wish to jump, no exceptions. You must bring proper lighting (or be prepared to buy it from us). If you have never jumped at SDMW you must do a day jump prior to night jump.

Free 4-Way Camp Hosted by NEXT XP

When: June 3rd & 4th 2 Time National Champion 4-Way Team SDMW NEXT XP is hosting a FREE 4-way camp at Skydive Midwest. The team will provide 4-way coaching to ALL skill levels. New jumpers with 50+ jumps will be partnered with similar skill levels and members of NEXT to learn 4-way basics. More experienced fliers will be paired together to perform more advanced and challenging 4-way formations. Existing Intermediate and Advanced teams will be offered ground coaching and video debriefs at no charge! There is truly something for every level of belly-flier at this camp!

MWCPA Mock Meet

  When: June 3rd & 4th The MWCPA is hosting a MOCK Competition as an opportunity to train our volunteers/staff and get prepped for the real thing. Competitors, use this registration-FREE event as an opportunity for competition training. Volunteers, please contact Paul Isenmann. No experience necessary.

June $15 First Friday!

When: June 2nd First Friday of every month join us for $15 fun jumps all day! *Exclusions apply for jumps with LO’s, Coaches, Course Jumps and Specialty Aircraft.

UPT Tandem Rating Course

When: May 25th- May 28th Come and get your tandem rating with Kazu Oyama of Xcel Skydiving! You must have 500 jumps, current USPA coach rating and membership, and completed ALL prerequisites on the tandem instructor proficiency card. $400 in course fees , as well as slots and USPA rating fee. A $100 deposit is required to hold your spot in the course. Your deposit will go towards your course fees. We are looking forward to helping you get your first instructional rating! If you need further information or have any questions email Kazu! Kazu@skydivemidwest.com

Garet Bloodworth

Name: Garet Bloodworth Total Jumps: 2900+ Years in Skydiving: 8 Certifications: AFF Instuctor, Coach, Videographer, Pro-Rating, Tunnel Coach. Primary Dropzone Function: Freefly Load Organizer/Coach @Evolve Sponsored by: Skydive Midwest, UPT Vector, Vertical Suits, Cookie Helmets, Performance Designs, Alti-2, Tunnel Rats. Achievements: 5x World Record Holder, Dynamic & VFS Gold Medalist. Outside Skydiving: Garet enjoys flying and coaching in the wind tunnel, shooting guns and being outside.  

Matthew Congdon

Name: Matthew Gilbert Congdon Total Jumps: 900+ Years in Skydiving: 5 Certifications: 4-Way Coach, Belly Coach Primary Dropzone Function: Belly Load Organizer/Coach @Evolve, Sponsored Athlete Sponsored by: Skydive Midwest, Performance Designs, Sun Path Products, Vigil AAD, Cookie Helmets, Paraclete XP Indoor Skydiving, Hypoxic. Achievements: 2x National Champion 4-Way FS, State Record Holder Outside of Skydiving: Matt is a lineman. He enjoys climbing poles and playing with electricity.

Naomi Kotzee

Name: Naomi Kotzee Total Jumps: 7000+ Years in Skydiving: 20 Certifications: AFF Instuctor, Coach, Videographer, Tunnel Coach. Primary Dropzone Function: Load Organizer/Coach @Evolve, Videographer Achievements: 2x World Record Holder, 2x State Record Holder, Medalist in 4-Way FS, 2-Way FS, 2-Way Freefly, Classic, 4-Way VFS, Load Organzier for Summerfest, Vector Camp, Dubai Winterfest Boogie, Tonto Boogie, Jeffreys Bay Boogie.  

Rachel Mugford

Name: Rachel Mugford Total Jumps: 400+ Years in Skydiving: 3 Certifications: AFF Instructor, Coach. Primary Dropzone Function: Office Manager, AFF Instructor Achievements: State Record Holder, Competitor in 4-Way and 8-Way FS. Outside of Skydiving: Rachel enjoys cleaning up all the things her doggy has destroyed in her apartment and drinking fireball with friends at the DZ. She also spending time with her family and traveling.

Kazu Oyama

Name: Kazu Oyama Total Jumps: 7000+ Years in Skydiving: 22 Certifications: Tandem Instructor, AFF Instuctor, Head of AFF Program, Coach, Videographer, IAD, S&TA, FAA Senior Rigger, Tandem Examiner, Coach Examiner, AFF Evaluator. Primary Dropzone Functions: Head of AFF Program, Lead S&TA, Lead Rigger, Gear Store Manager, Canopy Coach @Evolve Sponsored By: Xcel Skydiving, Alter Ego, Alti-2 Achievements: Kazu has almost every rating on the planet. He is also an incredible Photographer & Aerial Photographer (digital & film). Outside of skydiving: Kazu enjoys cooking, gaming and photography.