Italian OPEN Gemopna Airspace
Lunedì / Monday 17th
In the 2018 will take place the Pre-Hang-gliding World Championship and in 2019 Hang-gliding World Championship (FAI Cat. I).
The local terrain makes for interesting task setting and plentiful land-out options. Gemona also has some enviable safety features and a very fast and dedicated mountain rescue team.
Accommodation is available to suit all budgets with hotel, camping, landing field, HQ, bar, free wifi etc, is very centrally located making for a great atmosphere at this very friendly venue. The organisation team is very experienced and motivated to provide the pilots with a high quality competition.
Further, the organisers and local club are able to secure sponsorship from the community to assist with the organising of the competition and give you a better return for your entry fee.
INTERNATIONAL EVENT CAT. FAI 2 OPEN
“CAMPIONATO ITALIAN OPEN GEMONA 2017”
1. Organization The event is organized by AEROCLUB BULE PHOENIX
2. Flying site
area: FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA (ZONA del Gemonese) North East ITALY
Official Take-off: : Monte Cuarnan - Gemona del Friuli - (UD) – alt 1.180mt slm
Official Landing: landing area managed by “Gemona del Friuli zona “GODO” – alt. 190 mt slm” and Paragliding
Headquarters: Hotel Willy Gemona del Friuli Via Bariglaria 164
3. General Schedule
Registration and recognition flight day: Sunday 16 july 2017
Contest flying days: from Monday, 17 July to Saturday, 22 July , 2017.
4. Daily Schedule
The competition schedule might change because of weather conditions and
organization needs. Any schedule variation will be published in the official
board at the HQ.
Recognition Flight Day: Sunday 16 july 2017
Pilots’ Registration: Sunday 16 july 2017 from 17.00 to 21.00
Contest flying days: from Monday, 17 July to Saturday, 22 July, 2017.
Monday, July 17 – 08.30: SAFETY BRIEFING at the HQ.
08:30 – Pilots Meteo Briefing (HQ)
09:00 – 1° transport to Take-off
11:30 – Task and Safety Committee meetings (at Take-off)
12:00 – General Briefing, Meteo briefing, Task Briefing (at Take-off)
12:00 – 18:00 flown task
16:30 – Scoring Office opens
22:00 – Provisional Results
Thursday 20 July 2017 “MIDDLE PARTY” (dinner or similar).
Prize giving cerimony: Saturday 22 July 2017.
Italian Sportive Regulations –
Paragliding – Cross Country
FAI Sporting Code Section 7A - Class O Paragliders Cross Country 1st May 2017
6. Admitted paragliders
The admitted paragliders must be
certified EN 926-2 and EN 926-1 B, C, D and CCC (Civl Competition Class). Paragliders certified EN A or
similar will not be admitted.
All CCC certified gliders must be flown in this configuration, even if previously purchased in the EN certified version. For these gliders, manufacturers have issued an upgrade Kit.
The list of the certified CCC
gliders is available on the FAI web site at the following link:
All the gliders not included in the list, must be flown in the original configuration.
7. Validation and Results
The Competition will assign the
title of “ITALIAN CHAMPION 2017”, with a minimum of 1500 points.
The Competition will assign the title of “CAMPIONATO ITALIANO OPEN GEMONA 2017”, with a minimum of a flown task.
The following rankings will be produced:
- Open Class – International
- Open Class – Italian Championship
- Female Category – International (with at list 5 participants)
- Female Category – Italian Championship
- Sport Class – International
- Sport Class – Italian Championship
Includes all the partecipants (up to CCC certified gliders)
Includes all the partecipants, except pilots using:
- CCC (CIVL Competition Class)
- Any certified glider with Flat Aspect Ratio over 7.0;
- Any of the following gliders in any size:
Gin Boomerang X
Niviuk Icepeak 6
Niviuk Icepeak 7
Swing Core 2
Axis Mercury Sport
Any complaint must be submitted before 8.30 a.m. of the day following the publication of the provisional results, or within 30 minutes from the publication of the final general results.
The maximum number of participants to the competition is 125.
- 50% of participants will be
selected using Italian General ranking.
- Remaining 50% using WPRS ranking system.
10 wild cards will be available:
Nr. 7 wild cards to Organizers
Nr. 3 wild cards to the Italian Team leader
10. Registration and
Pilots must register on the
Payment by Bank Transfer to:
Banca di Carnia e del Gemonese
Registration Dead line: Saturday,
April 22, 2017
Payment Dead Line: Sunday, April 30, 2017
Selected pilots will receive the
payment request and the updated list will be available on the official website
Pilots will have to pay the entry
fee within April 30, otherwise they will be replaced by the next in waiting
A fee of 30,00 euros will be applied to late registration and late payments.
11. Entry fee
Regular entry fee will be 170,00 euros, including:
- Transports to
- Retrievals each competition day
- Gadgets and Benefits offered by the Organizers
-Packed Lunch each competition day
- Medical emergency service
- Prize-giving Ceremony
In case of no valid tasks, we will refund subscriptions minus organization costs.
12. Required Documents
The following MANDATORY documents
must be submitted upon registration:
- National pilot Licence
- FAI Licence – Class O
- Receipt of Entry Fee payment
- Third-Party Insurance
Note: All documents must be valid.
For safety purpose, it is MANDATORY to have a LPD and/or VHF radio, tuned on the safety frequency set by the organizers.
13. GPS, Software and
Tracks will be downloaded using
For Scoring will be used FS Comp (fs.fai.org) Scoring System: PWC2016
Waypoints can be downloaded at the
Aero Club Blue Phoenix: www.vololiberofriuli.it
FAI Rules are available on the FAI-CIVL website www.fai.org
How to get here
A shuttle service to and from Venice airport will be available immediately preceding and following the competition, if it is needed. Venice airport is around 90 minutes drive from the venue. At Venice airport you can hire cars, use the competition transport or use the rail network for an easy transfer to the Gemona region.
Is the base for the week.
It is a large hotel, also with camping alongside (campsite very cheap).Inside the hotel will be the daily downloads and outside in the mornings will be the daily briefings and departure of transport for the launch point.
The hotel has a restaurant, bar, tavern, beer garden, take away pizza and other facilities.
FOR BEST PRICE, RISERVE YOUR ROOM OR CAMPSITE PLACE (INTO HOTEL WILLY) DIRECTLY
Camping Lago Tre Comuni
The best campsite near Gemona is the “Camping Lago Tre Comuni” one of the most beautiful places in the region (Lake of Tre Comuni).It’ s about 8 km from the HQ.http://www.lago3comuni.com/
The turist office of Gemona del Friuli
Via Bini 9 – c/o Museo Civico Palazzo Elti
33013 Gemona del Friuli UD
Tel. (0039) 0432 981441
There are too many to list. The town is full of them. Happy hunting!