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Event info

2019 Korean Championship Hapcheon. welcomes pilots to Hapcheon. This five days event will be held on April 10 - 14, 2019.

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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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How to get here

경상남도 합천군 초계면 우회로 179 천패러파크 사무실
179, Uhoe-ro, Chogye-myeon, Hapcheon-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, Republic of Korea

Event info

2019 Korean Championship Hapcheon. welcomes pilots to Hapcheon. This five days event will be held on April 10 - 14, 2019.

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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.

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 100 pilots.

1.3 The Entry fee for the competition is 160 EUR (200,000KRW) / pilot


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

1.4 Entry Fee can be transferred to:

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

1.5 End date of Entry Fee payment is 30 Mar 2019 and it is No Refundable.

2. GENERAL COMPETITION RULES

2.1 Registration

The on line registration will be open from Mar 18 to 31 Mar 2019. Online registration can be done

at https://airtribune.com/2019korea-hapcheon/info

2.2 Pilot Requirements
■FAI SPORTING LICENCE is essential required
■Evidence of pilot qualification/Paragliding license equal to parapro5 issued by their NAC.
■Prove of pilot Nationality
■Pay the entry fee for 160 EUR (200,000KRW)
■Signed Release of liability document


2.3 Launch order
■ launch order will follow CIVIL 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


4. SCORES
■Gap 2018


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 50USD. It will be returned if the protest is upheld.


8. PRIZES
none

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.

Organizers

Korea paragliding association.
Korea paragliding association.

Selection and entry fee

The Entry fee for the competition is 160 EUR (200,000KRW) / pilot

Prize fund and scoring categories

Top 3 pilots in Overall .
Top 3 pilots in Women.

General schedule

Tuesday. April 10, 2019
18:30 - 20:30- Registration and Waypoint download

Wednesday, April 10. 2019
Contest flying days

Thursday, April 11. 2019
Contest flying days

Friday, April 12, 2019
Contest flying days

Saturday, April 13, 2019
Contest flying days

Sunday, April 14, 2019
Contest flying days
19:00 - Prize-giving and closing ceremony

Daily schedule

08:00 - Headquarter opens
09:30 - Transport to take-off
11:00 - Meet Director / Task and Safety Committee meetings
11:15 - Pilots' briefing / Previous task official results / Task definition
12:30 - Take-off window opens
16:30 - Scoring office opens
22:00 - Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

There are more than 20 hotels in Hapcheon.

How to get here

Hapcheon is located in the South of Korea.
경상남도 합천군 초계면 우회로 179 천패러파크 사무실
179, Uhoe-ro, Chogye-myeon, Hapcheon-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, Republic of Korea

대한민국 경상남도 합천군 초계면 우회로
hapcheon KR

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
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Tasks and results

Task 1

11 Apr, 2019

37.6 km — Race to goal

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Task 2

12 Apr, 2019

76.9 km — Race to goal

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Task 3

13 Apr, 2019

64.8 km — Race to goal

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