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2018 Cup Roldanillo open , will take place in Roldanillo, Colombia from 10 to 17 February 2018, Event in Cross Country discipline. The competition is organized by Bernardo Medina Sastre

Important: This will be mandatory to use the -APP live tracker, in your smartphone mobile, it will be necessary for recovery and rescue.

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Flying site

Roldanillo is the principal home for paragliding and hang gliding events in Colombia. Located on the west side of the Valle del Cauca at the foot of the Cordillera Occidental the town sits at an elevation of 966 meters and has an average annual temperature of 23°C.

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Roldanillo is located in Valle de Cauca.By air to Cali, Pereira or Armenia.

Event info

2018 Cup Roldanillo open , will take place in Roldanillo, Colombia from 10 to 17 February 2018, Event in Cross Country discipline. The competition is organized by Bernardo Medina Sastre

Important: This will be mandatory to use the -APP live tracker, in your smartphone mobile, it will be necessary for recovery and rescue.

Using data for the mobile, has a cost of $ 15,000 COP, for a week, and we recommend for better coverage, Movistar, claro, tigo.

Flying site

Roldanillo is the principal home for paragliding and hang gliding events in Colombia. Located on the west side of the Valle del Cauca at the foot of the Cordillera Occidental the town sits at an elevation of 966 meters and has an average annual temperature of 23°C.

Flying conditions are generally ideal in January and only a handful of tasks over the past few years have been cancelled. Out and return and cats‐cradle type tasks of up to 120km have been successfully flown in recent events using goals to the north, centre and south of the Valle de Cauca.

Primarily an agricultural region, the Valle de Cauca has excellent infrastructure and plenty of open space to land. Main highways runs along the east and west sides of the valley connected by secondary roads. The central valley area is bisected north‐south by the Cauca river. Agricultural roads and tracks provide access to farmsteads and plantations.

The task area is characterised by the foothills of the Cordillera Occidental to the west, the wide open agricultural valley and smaller grassy hills to the east. Primarily a sugar cane growing area, the valley is easily out‐landable in safety. Very few areas are fenced and access is generally unrestricted. Occasional inundation from the Cauca river presents the only landing hazard in certain areas (dependant on preceding rainfall).

Grape plantations and military bases are off limits. These areas will be marked on maps. Goal fields are available in abundance although must be selected on the basis of the cropping and harvesting cycles. They will be defined and verified by the organisation at least 2 weeks prior to the competition.

Airspace and Other Restrictions: There are airports at Cartago in the north and Tuluá to the southeast that have infrequent military traffic. The Meet Director and event team have daily communication with the air traffic controllers and radio contact during the task.

There is traditionally an extremely high level of cooperation with the civil aviation authority, air traffic control and the event organisation. In previous events domestic flights have been rerouted to avoid the task areas.

The area south of Tuluá has a ceiling of 9000 ft (approximately 2700 m) while to the north is 10,000 ft (approximately 3000 m).

Roldanillo and Valle de Cauca is a ‘friendly’ site suitable for all qualified pilots. The conditions are generally light with 3‐4 m/s maximum climbs. Wind is usually negligible.

The only area of strong climbs and known possible turbulence at the quarry to the south is avoided through sensible tasking.

Close attention is paid at all times to the meteo forecast to ensure tasks take pilots away from the mountains in the later parts of the day to avoid any leeside rotor due to the Pacific breeze.

Thermic breeze enters launch at around 9:00 am and tasks traditionally start at around 11 a.m. Breeze is generally very light throughout the launchable window with conditions occasionally becoming tail‐wind if the meteo indicates a strong Pacific breeze.

Site Safety Record: The area has an excellent safety record with few incidents. Thermic conditions are generally regarded as light and conducive to safe tasking for all levels of pilots. The few accidents in recent events have been generally caused by aborted launches or by inexperienced pilots failing to consider the necessary glide to the valley after thermalling up behind the take off area.

Take off "Aguapanela" D01 N 076 W April 24 14.00 12 41.00 1860

Competition tasks setting issues at Roldanillo:
Tasking will generally keep tp the following established logic:

1. Up to start: Start cylinders will be selected to allow pilots to climb and stabilise in various points close to the western foothills and Roldanillo in areas of known thermic activity. Experience and local knowledge allows us to select points that give various options for gaggles to wait, thus relieving congestion.

2. Start > midday : Flying in the western foothills to take advantage of thermic activity before the valley heats up and becomes active.

3. Midday > early afternoon: Flying out & return or cats cradle type tasks in the valley and utilising the eastern hills.

4. Goal: Located in the central / eastern part of the valley. The end of the speed section will be a cylinder, size & position to be decided by the task setting committee. The goal will be either a cylinder or a line for the end of task.

Maps of task area: Pilots will be issued with an A3 printed waypoint map showing waypoints, restricted areas and topography. Excellent base maps are available from the Colombian cartographic institute.(www.igac.gov.co). Large scale task maps will be available at launch / pilot briefing.

Roldanillo take off video

Organizers

BERNARDO MEDINA SASTRE
Event Organizer
city: Roldanillo,
State: Valle del Cauca
Country: Colombia,
Tel: +57 3226510613.
ISABEL CRISTINA ALZATE
TRANSPORT.
+57 3113411095
BERNARDO MEDINA SASTRE
DIRECTOR

Selection and entry fee

IMPORTANT:
BANK TRANSFER:
If you prefer to pay by bank transfer make sure that you pay ALL bank
transfer charges. Make sure that you send us your bank transfer
form by email and do not forget to mention "your name & 2018 Cup ROLDANILLO OPEN FAI 2. a motive to your transfer to allow us to
track your payment.

Our bank are:
payment must be made through BANCOLOMBIA saving account.
Código Swift: COLOCOBM.
Savings account # 732-791552-35
Branch code bancolombia Roldanillo:732
To name:Bernardo Medina Sastre
ID; 79.788.507
Cell phone number: +57 3226510613
Address :Carrera 2 # 6-20 barrio el prado.
City : Roldanillo - valle del cauca.

IMPORTANT
payment must be made through Western Union
to name: Bernardo Medina Sastre.
ID: 79.788.507.
Address: Carrera 2 # 6-20.
city: Roldanillo,
State: Valle del Cauca
Country: Colombia,
Tel: +57 3226510613.

!PLEASE SEND THE TRANSACTION COPY to Bernardo Medina
Whatsapp : +57 322 6510613

ENTRY FEE:
The registration fee for each event will be USD-280 until the day of the event.
We want, we offer a discount for paying the registration fee, before December 20, 2017. for 250 dollars.
Descuento, por pago anticipado antes del 20 diciembre de 2017, paga 250 dólares.
El costo de inscripción es de USD-280 hasta el día del evento.

INSURANCE
Pilots must verify the validity of their insurance administered by the government or private in the country where the competition takes place. In some countries (ROLDANILLO-COLOMBIA).
It is strongly recommended to know the local contact of the insurance company to avoid delays.
It is the pilot's responsibility to ensure that their own insurance coverage is adequate.

LA ORGANIZACIÓN DEL EVENTO: 2018 Copa Roldanillo open FAI 2 - , TRABAJA DESDE HACE 12 AÑOS EN ROLDANILLO APORTANDO EN EL DESARROLLO DEPORTIVO Y TURÍSTICO DE LA REGIÓN. BUSCANDO UN TURISMO SOSTENIBLE PARA LA COMUNIDAD DEL MUNICIPIO DE ROLDANILLO.
Todo esto con el ánimo de fomentar el deporte nacional e incentivar a los deportistas para mejorar su nivel competitivo.

Requirements for participants
- Valid FAI pilot license
- Flying equipment: paraglider, harness, rescue, helmet, radio, GPS
- Active cell phone with Colombian number - Smartphone with internet access (for live tracking) - Airtribune APP downloaded into your smartphone
- Radio
- External power units for recharging cel phones
- Registration fee payment stub
- Complete registration form ready before Day 1
- Accept local valid regulations.
- Medical insurance. Must be valid for paragliding in Colombia. Must show contract copy to prove so. If pilot does not have this insurance, it must be purchased locally, the organization of the event will offer you an option.

The entry fee includes:
- Shirt
- Badge
- Waypoint list
- Transportation from Roldanillo to the take off
- Retrieve on main roads for daily tasks
- Daily snack and hydration
- Trophies and medals
- Map

1.The use of 2m radios for national and foreign pilots in this event will be managed by local authorities. The communication system will be as follows: a radio station with air band and 2m radios operated by qualified people with valid licenses. This radio station will be in charge of communication between control towers, meet director and will be generating reports in case of emergencies, rescue and other needs between pilots and the organization.
2. There will be a live-tracking system during the event used by pilots owning smartphones which will be used by transportation and rescue entities. For this, pilots must have a valid local number with internet connectivity and download the App on their phones. Each pilot must have an external power backup which may be purchased in most electronic stores worldwide.

Important: This will be mandatory to use the -APP live tracker, in your smartphone mobile, it will be necessary for recovery and rescue.

Prize fund and scoring categories

There will be awards in the following categories:
Open Class (EN-CCC)
Serial Class (EN D- 3 bandas)
Sport (EN-A, EN-B and EN-C)
Women

General schedule

February 10, 2018
15:00 - 17:00 Official Registration and equipment inspection.
Sede oficial del evento
20:00 - Opening ceremony
20:30 - Mandatory Safety Briefing
Competition flying 07 days.
February 10, 2018
Prize giving ceremony January 17, 2018. 20:00

Daily schedule

07:00 - Headquarter opens
08:00 - Transport to take-off
10:00 - Meet Director / Task and Safety Committee meetings
10:15 - Pilots' briefing / Previous task official results / Task definition
10:30 - Take-off window opens
16:30 - Scoring office opens
20:00 - Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

BERNARDO MEDINA
+57- 3226510613

How to get here

Sede Oficial

Then there will be taxi or transfer to Roldanillo. Contact organizers to fix the appointmemt.

Roldanillo, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
Roldanillo CO

Plane

Most international flights layover in Bogota's "El Dorado International Airport". The international and domestic terminals are connected by a shuttle. From Bogota take the quick domestic flight to Armenia, Pereira, or Cali where you can easily find ground transport to Roldanillo. For cost and convenience we highly recommend you fly into Pereira.
If you would like the organization to pick you up from Cali or Pereira please contact us with a detailed itinerary and plan. We would also appreciate a call or email during your layover in Bogota confirming your on time arrival.
Local airport taxis are safe and offer competitive pricing for 1 or 2 pilots with gear. Groups should contact the organization for pickup. Budget travelers can find buses to Roldanillo from Pereira, Cali, or Armenia. The bus terminals and airports are separate.

Pereira
Recommended city to fly into. 1 and 15 minute drive to Roldanillo.

Cali
The second most important airport in Colombia. Cali's “Alfonso Bonilla Aragon” airport services domestic and international flights and adds new international routs regularly. 2 hour drive to Roldanillo.

Armenia
Smaller airport and city with less service. 1 and 30 minute drive to Roldanillo.

Bus

From the bus terminals in Pereira, Cali, or Armenia look for the Roldanillo's local bus company De Occidente for safe and comfortable transport.
De Occidente: www.deoccidente.com/roldanillo/
The company is comfortable servicing international Paraglide pilots and very helpful.

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PILOTOS 2018 CUP ROLDANILLO OPEN FAI 2

2018 CUP ROLDANILLO OPEN FAI 2
PARAGLIDER PILOTS

Sport

  1. sergi ballester (3726)
  2. Sigmund Aamodt (24)
  3. Pal Takats (29)

Sport results

SERIAL

  1. Adel Honti (990)
  2. Krischa Berlinger (395)
  3. Trey Hackney (1307)

SERIAL results

Woman

  1. Adel Honti (990)
  2. Rasa Grigoraitiene (50)
  3. Daria Krasnova (123)

Woman results

Open

  1. Michal Gierlach (241)
  2. Brad Gunnuscio (11)
  3. Adel Honti (990)

Open results

Tasks and results

Task 1

11 Feb, 2018

74.6 km — Race to goal

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Task 2

12 Feb, 2018

80.4 km — Race to goal

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Task 3

13 Feb, 2018

77.8 km — Race to goal

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Task 4

14 Feb, 2018

67.6 km — Race to goal

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Task 5

15 Feb, 2018

60.3 km — Race to goal

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Task 6

16 Feb, 2018

80.4 km — Race to goal

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Task 7

17 Feb, 2018

77.7 km — Race to goal

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