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Event info

1st-K-Para-Open-Competition:

Welcomes pilots to Hapcheon. This three days event will be held on 19-21 November 2021.

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Local Regulations


These local regulations are to be used in conjunction with General Section and Section 7 of the FAI Sporting Code.

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Flying site

Hapcheon Daeam mountain is a peak about 560 m ASL, located in middle-south area of South Korea. The surrounding mountains are about 200 - 400 meters ASL, the floor of the flat is 20 - 30 meters ASL. Flying season lasts all year round.

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  • 58 Pilots Confirmed
  • 58 Pilots total registered
  • 100 EUR Entry fee
Go to Pilot List
  • 80 Pilots max allowed
  • 2 Countries presented
  • ✅ CCC and lower allowed
    ❌ Uncertified wings prohibited
  • 🏆 🏅 FAI Status = CAT 2
  • left before start of event
  • before registration 29/10 00:00 (Asia/Seoul)
  • 🚁

    There will be medical rescue services at launch

    Medic on takeoff
  • 🚐

    There will be vehicles supplied to take you to launch

    Launch Transport
  • 💩

    There are toilets at, or near, the launch

    Toilets on takeoff
  • 🥪

    There will be daily lunch packs for pilots

    Lunch packs

Where is it

Hapcheon is located in the South of Korea.

Event info

1st-K-Para-Open-Competition:

Welcomes pilots to Hapcheon. This three days event will be held on 19-21 November 2021.

=====================

Local Regulations


These local regulations are to be used in conjunction with General Section and Section 7 of the FAI Sporting Code.

1. ENTRY

1.1 This event is open to all pilots from any country which an FAI member.

1.2 The target for maximum competitors is 80 pilots.


1.3 The Entry fee for the competition is 100 EUR (150,000KRW) / pilot

1.4 Individuals who have more than 100 million won(KRW) of personal injury death and third party compensation(including adult and object) 300 million won(KRW) or more of insurance.

Includes for pilots:
■ Transportation (landing site - take off site)
■ Lunch box

1.5 Entry Fee can be transferred to:

Bank name : SHINHAN BANK
Account name : Korea paragliding association
Account No : 100-032-175424

1.6 End date of Entry Fee payment is 11 November 2021 and the refund date is 11 November 2021.

2. GENERAL COMPETITION RULES

2.1 Registration

The online registration will be open from 29 October to 11 November 2021. Online registration can be done

at https://airtribune.com/1st-k-para-open-competition /info


2.2 Pilot Requirements
■ FAI SPORTING LICENCE is essential required
■ Evidence of pilot qualification: Paragliding license equal to Safepro para 5 issued by their NAC.
■ Prove of pilot Nationality
■ Pay the entry fee for 100 EUR (150,000KRW)
■ Signed Release of liability document
■ Individuals who have more than 100 million won(KRW) of personal injury death and third party compensation(including adult and object) 300 million won(KRW) or more of insurance.

2.3 Launch order
■ launch order will follow CIVL world ranking.

3. TECHNICAL MEETING AND PILOT BRIEFING
■ All pilots must attend the technical meeting.
■ If a pilot is not attending the technical meeting, he will be consider understood of all the competition rules.

4. SCORES
■ Gap 2020

5. PENALTIES

Specify the penalties that may be imposed by the Meet Director.

6. SAFETY

6.1 Safety Committee

At technical meeting, a Safety Committee will be formed. It will be lead by Meet Director with member of Launch Marshal, minimum of two experienced participating pilots.

The Safety Director’s responsibility will be to monitor all aspects of safety. These include but are not limited to:
■ Addressing all pilots at a specific safety briefing.
■ Attending all pilot briefings.
■ Checking meteorological conditions especially wind speed at launch.
■ Checking pilot separation.
■ Preventing pilots launching with unsafe equipment.
■ Collecting accident reports.
■ Discussing incidents with Steward and presenting conclusions at pilot briefings.

7. COMPLAINTS AND PROTESTS
■ Complaints and Protests will be dealt with according to the procedures in Section 7C and General
Section. A complaint may be made to the Meet Director or deputy, preferably by the Team Leader. It
should be made with the minimum delay and it will be dealt with expeditiously.

■ If the complainant is not satisfied with the outcome, the Team Leader may make a protest in writing to the Director. The time limit for protests is 1 hours after notification of the result of the complaint. The protest fee is 37EUR (50,000KRW). It will be returned if the protest is upheld.

8. Competition Equipment
■ Pilot must comply with FAI Sporting Code Section 7A Chapter 8.(Equipment airworthiness&Safety Standards)
■ Pilot allowed for RFC(Ready for Certification) glider. (maximum 1 per manufacturer)

9. PRIZES
Top 10 pilots in Overall .
Top 3 pilots in Women.
Top 3 pilots in Senior Class(age 60 over).

Flying site

Hapcheon Daeam mountain is a peak about 560 m ASL, located in middle-south area of South Korea. The surrounding mountains are about 200 - 400 meters ASL, the floor of the flat is 20 - 30 meters ASL. Flying season lasts all year round. But the best season for flying is spring (March ~ May). At this time time the elevation keeps 1000m~2000m, average temperature between 12 to 22 °C.
Hapcheon Daeam mountain is a famous paragliding place in Korea offering good conditions even for beginner-pilots. The usual flights are made above Hapcheon city and along the ridge of mountains. Can make route for any directions. Thermal strength in up to 5 m/s. Usual best hours to start is about 12:00. Thermals begin at about 11 a.m. and last until 4 p.m. The conditions are good for flying - no strong winds in this region.
The longest flights made from there exceed 100 km. And the pilots managed to climb as high as 3000 meters ASL. This place has already host a number of paragliding events: Korea Open League 2010,2011

Take-off - 560 ASL (52S 430065.96E, 3932698.05N)
The launch ground is located in 5 km from the nearest town and can be reached by taxi or bus. It takes 25 minutes to get there. The slope descend is about 20 degrees. It is concrete covered. The take off ground allows 2 simultaneous launches. Top landing is difficult, but possible.

Landing - 50 ASL (52S 431169.23E 3934344.33N)
Ground is covered with grass. The landing is located in 2 km to the city, near the road.

Selection and entry fee

The Entry fee for the competition is 100EUR (150,000KRW) / pilot

Documents required at registration

  • Issued by your local NAC on behalf of the FAI. You cannot normally compete in an FAI event without one. Contact your National Association (NAC)

    FAI Sporting Licence
  • The FAI IPPI card is an International card that states your skill level. It is issued by your National Association and matches the level or your flying Licence

    FAI IPPI Card
  • The organiser requires you to present your National flying licence.

    National Licence
  • You will need to sign an applicaton form at the venue. Usually the organiser will provide it on arrival.

    Signed Application form
  • You will need to sign a waiver or release document to show you understand the risks. Usually the organiser will provide it on arrival.

    Signed Waiver/Release form
  • You must provide the organiser with a copy of your liability (3rd party) insurance documents

    Liability Insurance
  • You must provide the organiser with a copy of your medical, rescue and repatriation insurance. You can purchase Global Rescue cover from Airtribune

    Rescue/Medical Insurance

Cancellation Policy

End date of Entry Fee payment is 11 November 2021 and the refund date is 11 November 2021.

Prize fund and scoring categories

Top 10 pilots in Overall .
Top 3 pilots in Women.
Top 3 pilots in Senior Class.

General schedule

Thursday, 18 November 2021
19:00 - 20:00- Registration and Waypoint download

Friday, 19 November 2021
Contest flying days

Saturday, 20 November 2021
Contest flying days

Sunday, 21 November 2021
Contest flying days
※ Prize-giving and closing ceremony

Daily schedule

07:30 - Headquarter opens
08:00 - Transport to take-off
09:00 - Meet Director / Task and Safety Committee meetings
9:30 - Pilots' briefing / Previous task official results / Task definition
10:00 - Take-off window opens
17:00 - Scoring office opens
19:00 - Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

There are more than 10 hotels in Hapcheon

How to get here

179, Uhoe-ro, Chogye-myeon, Hapcheon-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, Republic of Korea

179, Uhoe-ro, Chogye-myeon, Hapcheon-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, Republic of Korea

대한민국 경상남도 합천군 초계면 우회로 179
Hapcheon South Korea

Plane

Main Airport of South Korea is Incheon (Seoul). From there one shall take a local flight to Daegu (nearest airport) or Busan.

Bus

Form Daegu there is an express intercity bus from Daegu-Sobu bus station. It takes about 1 hour to get to Hapcheon.
대구서부-합천 시외버스towards 합천
http://www.odsay.com/Express/

Downloads

Waypoint files

Organizers

Korea Paragliding Association

Contacts

Socials

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Tasks and results

Task 1

19 Nov, 2021

50.6 km — Race to goal

Replay:
Task results:
Comp. results:
Tracks:

Task 2

20 Nov, 2021

39.2 km — Race to goal

Replay:
Task results:
Comp. results:
Tracks:
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