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Mt. Olympus-Kalyvia, Greece
01 - 03 May 2020
Paraglider Paraglider
Cross Country


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Σας καλοσωρίζουμε στην ιστοσελίδα του Πανελλήνιου Αγώνα Λίγκας που διοργανώνει το Αεραθλητικό Σωματείο Ολύμπου Ελασσόνας στα Καλύβια Ολύμπου! Σας περιμένουμε το 3ήμερο της Πρωτομαγιάς του 2020 για να πετάξουμε μαζί σε αυτή την δημοφιλή περιοχή σε μια προσπάθεια της ΑΣΟΕΛ, να ξαναζωντανέψει το Αλεξίπτωτο πλαγιάς, αγωνιστικά, στον Όλυμπο! 


Event info

Hellenic League
Open Paragliding Competition in Greece,Elassona 

FAI cat2 event Kalyvia Mnt OLYMPUS

01-03 May 2020

The 2nd Leg of the Greek League for 2020 will be held for 3 days, from Friday 1st   to Sunday 3rd May 2020, at Kalyvia, at the famous Gods Mt Olympus!

This three-day XC OPEN FAI 2 class competition  is organized by the Olympus and Elassona Aeroclub on behalf of the Hellenic Air Sports Federation (NAC of Greece)  and with  the supervision of  Hellenic Paragliding Committee

Region of Thessaly and  Municipality of Elassona are supporting the event and we invite all paragliding pilots to join it!

Local Rules

Race will be conducted according to the FAI rules

FAI: Sporting Code, General Section,  κεφ 4 and 5

CIVL: Sporting Code, Section 7 Common, κεφ 12.

CIVL: Sporting Code, Section 7 A.

CIVL: Sporting_code_s7a-xc-civl_gap_2018

Athletes 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. 


Info about Flying here

Tourtofolia Take off (40°01'25.71"B- 22°16'40.66"E , 1230μ.) at Kalyvia Elassonas  

Situated opposite of a beautiful valley, it is very sloping and easily accommodates eight developed parachutes. It flies with SW West - NW winds from spring to autumn. The flight can be a local full of view or a long X/C flight, with very organized thermals  along the long ridge, with fantastic views! Ideal place for long distance flights and of course for paragliding and Hangliding comps  and plenty of them had been held at the area at the past as well!

.Local distance record  

Leonardo: see flights from the spot




Printable Waypoints Map

How to get here

Η γραμματεία του  αγώνα βρίσκεται στο χωριό Καλύβια στην κεντρική πλατεία


  • Free camping at -------- providing WC and shower  
  • Hotels in the coastal  zone of ----------Municipality

Area Info & Activities

Mount Olympus (/ˈlɪmpəs," style="color:#0b0080"> əˈlɪm-/;" style="color:#0b0080">[4] " style="color:#0b0080">Greek: Όλυμπος Olympos, for " style="color:#0b0080">Modern Greek also transliterated Olimbos" style="color:#0b0080">[ˈolimbos] or " style="color:#0b0080">[ˈolibos]) is the highest " style="color:#0b0080">mountain in " style="color:#0b0080">Greece. It is located in the Olympus Range on the border between " style="color:#0b0080">Thessaly and " style="color:#0b0080">Macedonia, between the regional units of " style="color:#0b0080">Pieria and " style="color:#0b0080">Larissa, about 80 km (50 mi) southwest from " style="color:#0b0080">Thessaloniki. Mount Olympus has 52 peaks and deep gorges.">" style="color:#0b0080">[5] The highest peak, Mytikas (Μύτικας Mýtikas), meaning "nose", rises to 2,917 metres (9,570 ft).">" style="color:#0b0080">[2] It is one of the highest peaks in " style="color:#0b0080">Europe in terms of " style="color:#0b0080">topographic prominence." style="color:#0b0080">[6]

Olympus is notable in Greek mythology as the home of the Greek gods, on Mytikas peak. It is also noted for its exceptional biodiversity and rich flora. It has been a National Park, the first in Greece, since 1938. It is also a World Biosphere Reserve.[2]

Every year, thousands of visitors admire its fauna and flora, tour its slopes, and climb its peaks. Organized mountain refuges and various mountaineering and climbing routes are available. The usual starting point for climbing Olympus is the town of Litochoro, on the eastern foothills of the mountain, 100 km (62 mi) from Thessaloniki.

Selection and entry fee

The entry fee will be 60 euro

The entry fee will be paid by bank transfer until Monday 20th April 2020

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

Details of the bank account 

IBAN: GR0501403050305002002005873


Please send the deposit slip at:


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


Free flying pilots:

The entry fee will be 50euro for free flyers,

Entry fee includes transportation to the take off place, retrievals from main asphalt roads, competition map and t-shirt official dinner party at Saturday night, daily lunch packet is also included and will be paid during the final registration 

Free flyers can take off until 20 min before the take off window opens for the competitors and just after the window's closing.

Details of the bank account 

IBAN: GR0501403050305002002005873


Please send the deposit slip at:


Competition schedule

  • Thursday 29th April 2020 training day
    -Registrations 19:00pm-21:00pm

  • Friday 1st May 2020 -  . 1st competition day
    -9:00am-10:00am. Final registrations  
    -11:00am:  General Briefing at the HQ

  • Saturday 02nd May 2020 -2nd competition day 
    11:00am Breifing
    11:30am Transports to the TOFF
    12:30 Task Briefing
    13:30 Take off window opens 
    18:00: End of task
    18:00-20:00 Report back- scoring
    21:00: official dinner party 

  • Sunday 3rd May 2020  - 3rd competition day
    11:00am Breifing
    11:30 amTransports 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
    20:00: awards giving 

Prizes and competition categories

Trophies for TOP 3 pilots in the following categories: 

  • SPORT CLASS/ΕΝ-C  glider pilots 
  • FUN CLASS/ΕΝ-A/B-B glider pilots


The event is organized by Olympus and Elassona Aeroclub on behalf of the Creek Air Sports Federation (NAC of Greece) and  Hellenic Paragliding Committee


  • M. Director: Privartitsanis Anastasios
  • Safety manager: Halkias Filippos
  • METEO briefing: 
  • Scoring:   Miskos Petros
  • Retrieve  manager: 
  • Nac Person : Rapanou Giota

Contact Info

e-mail :

Contact persons:
  • Sammaras Makis +306979675513
  • Μakos Αristotelis +306983508282
  • Tsairidis Panagiotis +306932418270

Hellenic Paragliding Committee 

e-mail : 

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