In this aerobattle the flying knights of the Balkans and beyond will cover great distances over the local mosaic of mountains, hills, valleys and flatlands - a true playground for the true air warrior.Expand page for more details
Borovets is located in West Bulgaria, situated 70 km south of Sofia. It holds the North slopes of Rila - the highest mountain in Bulgaria. Its highest peak – Musala 2925 m ASL.
The valleys are deep and narrow with elevation of around 1100-1300 m.
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Prize funds and scoring categories
- Georgi Jordanov
In this aerobattle the flying knights of the Balkans and beyond will cover great distances over the local mosaic of mountains, hills, valleys and flatlands - a true playground for the true air warrior. Join us! Follow us! Aerobattle 2014 will take place from July 3 till July 8 at Borovets resort, Bulgaria. Sky Camp paragliding club and all Bulgarian pilots welcome you to this great event!
Selection and entry fee
Only pilots who hold FAI Para Pro 5 or equivalent can take part in the competition.
The selection procedure is simple - first paid first confirmed.
Registration deadline – 2nd July 2014, payment deadline – first competition day.
The entry fee is 120BGN (62 EU)
For advanced payment until 15.05.2014, it is reduced to 80BGN (41 EU)
Entry fee includes:
* Transportation for all competition days (also some limited transportation for training and free flying days)
* Lunch pack for every competition day
* Scoring, maps with turnpoints, ID
Pilots will be confirmed after:
1. Sending their scanned ParaPro 5 (or equivalent) license to firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Paying the entry fee:120BGN / 62EU
The MAXIMUM number of pilots is reached so registration is CLOSED!!!
Prize fund and scoring categories
Registration: 02.07 from 18:00 till 21:00 and 03.07 from 08:00 till 08:40
Opening ceremony: 03.07 from 09:00 till 09:30
Mandatory safety briefing: 03.07 from 09:30 till 10:00
Competition days: from 03 till 07.07.2014
Reserve competition day: 08.07.2014 – if we have 3 or less valid tasks
Weather & Safety briefing: daily at HQ from 09:00
Task briefing : every competition day from 11:00 on takeoff site
Prize-giving and closing ceremony: 08.07 at 19:30 (or at 10.00 if no task on 8th )
09:20 - 11:00 - Transport to take-off
11:00 - Meet Director and Task Committee meetings
11:20 - Pilots briefing / Task definition
11:40 - Take-off window opens
18:00 - Scoring office opens at the main Headquarters
20:00 – Landing deadline and Safe landing report deadline
20:30 - Scoring office closes
21:00 - Provisional results
Schedule is subject to change by Meet director.
Accommodation and Activities
How to get here
The HQ is located in hotel Rila in Borovets.
If you have any question please write to email@example.com.
We can provide transportation to pilots from SOFIA Airport/Bus station/ Railway station to Borovets HQ by our club mini bus.
The price is 20BGN / 10eu per person. Send details for booking transport on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Borovets, Hotel Rila
The nearest is Sofia international airport.
If you arrive at Sofia Airport, to go to Borovets by bus, the best way is to take a taxi cab to Sofia South Bus Station (price: approx. 8 BGN). Contact us if you need to use public transport but this will take more time and may cost more.
GPS coordinates – Sofia South Bus Station (Avtogara Yug): N42.668835 E023.35283
Sofia South Bus station (tel. 02/872 2345) is very small one and is located 5min walk from underground station Joliot Curie station - http://www.metropolitan.bg/en/map
From South Bus Station you have to take a mini bus to Samokov (price is arr. 5lv), then change for another short drive on minibus from Samokov to Borovets resort.
Trip from Sofia South Bus Station – Samokov (Duration: 1h 10 min/ price: arr. 7lv)
The minibuses operate daily, 7:00 – 20:00, every half an hour
After arriving at Samokov Bus Stattion (tel. 0722/ 66 540), change to Borovets minibus.
GPS coordinates – Samokov Bus Station: N42.338588 E023.559631
Trip from Samokov – Borovets (Duration: 12 min/ price: arr. 2lv)
Operational hours – daily, 08.00 – 18.30, every hour (summer time)
Tel: +359 878 877 665
Contact: Sotir Lazarkov
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