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Velia Mnt. Kalavryta Achaia , Creece
06 - 08 May 2016
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Cross Country

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2016-02-09 19:33
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Event info

Greek League 2016
FAI cat2 event

Kalavryta Achaia, Mnt Velia, Creece

6-8 May 2016 

The 1st Leg of the Greek League for 2016 will be held for 3 days, from Friday 6th May 2016 to Sunday 8thMay 2016, at Kalavryta, the famous historical town of  Achaia! 

Local Rules

Race will go on according to the FAI rules, currently valid and approved Paragliding Competition Rules and their corresponding Modifications.

The competitors need to have:

- Valid pilot license and valid FAI sporting license

- IPPI card level 5

- Medical insurance covering paragliding 

- Third party liability insurance covering paragliding

- Unmodified and certified helmet (EN 966), harness (EN 1651), and paraglider (EN 926/2), rescue parachute, VHF radio & mobile phone. 

Noitification: All pilots should have a live tracking device compatible with Otherwise they can download the app livetrack24 for smart phones.
(In any other case, organisers can provide some pilots with livetrack devises)

Info about Flying here

Kalavryta is one of best paragliding sites at Achaia with strong conditions for almost all year flights!

The take-off is located on peak 1550m ASL, in the West edge of Mountain Helmos (Aroania) at a peak named Velia. This is the place where competitions for the Greek cup and  league took place during 2001, 2002, 2003 and also the  PWC leg at 2003 and the 8thEuropean Championship at 2004. The terrain gives good XC potential and excellent competition tasks. The place is at the Mnt Velia, above the historical town of Kalavryta , 20 min asphalt roat plus 15 min mountainroad accessible by all types of vehicles to the take off. 

 Flights from the spot



Printable Waypoints Map


  • Free camping near Kalavryta football field providing WC and shower  
  • Hotels in Kalavryta here

Area Info & Activities

Kalavrita is a place full of history and nonsuch natural beauty that attracts visitors throughout the year. It' s a small picturesque town at mountanius Achaia perfeture, 77km far from the capital of Patras and 180 km from Athens.
Its built at the slopes of Aroanian Mnt,  Helmos at Helmos-Vouraikos National Park at 735 asl

Visiting Kalavryta there are many interesting destinasions for every taste!

Kalavryta map here
Local news:  Kalavryta News

Selection and entry fee


The entry fee will be 50euro

Entry fee includes

  •  transportation to the take off,
  • retrievals from main asphalt roads,
  • competition map,
  • competition T-shirt,
  • official dinner party at Saturday night,
  • livetracking,
  • daily lunch packet

 The entry fee will be paid by bank transfer until Thursday 28th April 2016

If the participant don't  pay the entry fee in time +20 euro penalty that will be paid during the final registration.


Competition schedule

  • Thursday 5th. May 2016-  training day.
    Registrations 19:00pm-21:00pm
  • Friday 6th. May 2016 -1st competition day
    8:00am-9:00am. Final registrations  
    9:30am:  General Briefing at the HQ
    10:00am Transports to the TOFF
    12:00 Task Briefing
    12:30 Take off window opens 
    18:00: End of task 
    18:00-20:00 Report back- scoring
  • Saturday 7th May 2016 - 2nd competition day
    9:30am:  General Briefing at the HQ
    10:00am Transports to the TOFF
    12:00 Task Briefing 
    12:30 Take off window opens  
    18:00: End of task 
    18:00-20:00 Report back- scoring
    21:00: official dinner party 
  • Sunday 8th. May 2016 -3rd competition day
    9:30am:  General Briefing at the HQ
    10:00am Transports to the TOFF
    12:00 Task Briefing 
    12:30 Take off window opens  
    17:00: End of task 
    18:00-19:00 Report back- scoring
    19:30: awards giving

Prizes and competition categories

Trophies for TOP 3 pilots in the following categories: 

  • Female
  • Glider Category ΕΝ-C  (DHV 2)
  • Glider Category  ΕΝ-B  (DHV 1-2)


Is organized by the Patras Paragliding Glub  on behalf of the Creek Air Sports Federation (NAC of Greece) and  Hellenic Paragliding Committee


  • Director: Dasoukis Dimitrios
  • Safety manager: Andiochos Stathis
  • METEO briefing: Evangelos Tsoukas 
  • Scoring:   Kitsantas Konstantinos
  • Retrieve  manager: Christopoulos Loukas

Contact Info

Patras Paragliding Club

e-mail :

Bakounis Christos: +306944980028

Dasoukis Dimitris : +306942789571

Rapanou Giota +306936842708

Hellinic Paragliding Commitie 
e-mail : και

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