French Open 2016 invites you to Val Louron the site of many famous comps including PWC rounds. This is a French National Championship so main registration and selection and payment are made on this FFVL page: http://parapente.View more
Val Louron is a resort located in in the French Pyrenees, in the department of Hautes-Pyrénées, and the region Midi-Pyrénées. It's main town is Genos. Val-Louron is specifically located in the Pays d'Aure in the Louron Valley, southeast of Bagnères-de-Bigorre and Tarbes, in Bigorre.View more
French Open 2016 invites you to Val Louron the site of many famous comps including PWC rounds. This is a French National Championship so main registration and selection and payment are made on this FFVL page: http://parapente.ffvl.fr/compet/2789. The 10 best foreigner pilots (not FFVL licences) will be invited freely to the event.
Livetracking is mandatory during the event so once selected to the event: you need also to register to the Airtribune 2016 French Paragliding Open
BUT registering first and only to the Aitribune 2016 French Paragliding Open DOESN'T GARANTEE ANY REGISTRATION AND SELECTION
Selection and entry fee
+ € 10 if registration in less than 8 days before the event (11/06/2016)
Payment after registration on this page
Prize fund and scoring categories
Official Registration and Training day.
June 20 - June 25, 2016
Contest flying days
June 25, 2016
Prize-giving and closing ceremony
09:30 - Transport to take-off
11:00 - Meet Director / Task and Safety Committee meetings
11:15 - Pilots' briefing / Task definition
12:30 - Take-off window opens
16:30 - Scoring office opens
22:00 - Provisional results
Accommodation and Activities
How to get here
Val Louron, Midi-Pyrenees, France.
Vallée du Louron FR
Paris-Tarbes connecting to: Tarbes-Lannemezan by TER (Regional Express Train), then Lannemezan-Arreau bus SNFC. In high season there are regular connections towards Vallée du Louron (French School Holidays)
Information SNCF http://www.voyages-sncf.com/
• Motorway A65
Bordeaux-Langon-Pau by A65, then Pau-Tarbes-Lannemezan by A 65 and RD 929 up to Bordères-Louron, entrance to Vallée du Louron.
• Motorway A20
Paris-Cahors-Montauban-Toulouse, then Toulouse-Saint-Gaudens (A 64) up to Lannemezan (exit 16), then RD 929 up to Bordères-Louron
• Motorway A64
Bilbao-Bayonne-Pau-Tarbes-Lannemezan and RD 929 up to Bordères-Louron.
Taxi pages (Loudenvielle ) - 7 passengers - 00 336 09 82 18 66
Taxis des Vallées (Sarrancolin) - 6 / 8 passengers - 00 335 62 99 98 22
- Fred Escriba