Apia 2019 Open Valle del Risaralda , will take place in Apia , Colombia from 09 to 16 February 2019. This is a FAI Second Category Event ID: , Event in Cross Country discipline. The competition is organized by Alejandro Bermudez.Expand page for more, including Payment & Cancellation info
Apía is a town and municipality in the Department of Risaralda, Colombia. It is located at an elevation of 1,630 metres, about 60 km away from district capital Pereira in the valley of the Apia river. The town has excellent views over the Tatamá Hill which is part of the Tatamá Nature Park.Expand page for more info
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Apia Risaralda is 65 km from the Matecaña international airport in Pereira
Apia 2019 Open Valle del Risaralda , will take place in Apia , Colombia from 09 to 16 February 2019. This is a FAI Second Category Event ID: , Event in Cross Country discipline. The competition is organized by Alejandro Bermudez.
This beautiful place of flight is located in the heart of Colombian coffee, surrounded by rivers, natural park, valleys is really an incredible landscape, since this takeoff the wattle, in Apia Risaralda the longest straight line flights of Colombia have been made, with more 200 km south in both paragliding and hang gliding.
We have 10 years of experience organizing different paragliding events
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 $ 20,000 COP, for a week, and we recommend for better coverage, Movistar, claro, tigo.
Selection and entry fee
The registration fee for each event will be USD-200 until the day of the event.
Account number to pay entry fee will be available soon. We will inform registered pilots by email.
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) - Aitribune APP downloaded into your smartphone
- 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 entry fee includes:
- Waypoint list
- Transportation from Apia to the take off
- Retrieve on main roads for daily tasks
- Trofies and medals
There will be awards in the following categories:
Open Class (EN-CCC)
Serial Class (EN D)
Sport (EN-A, EN-B, and EN-C)
El plan de premios en COP, para 2019 Open FAI II valle del Risaralda , Apia Colombia
OPEN PRIMER PUESTO : 500000
OPEN SEGUNDO PUESTO : 40000
OPEN TERCER PUESTO : 300000
FEMENINO PRIMER PUESTO : 400000
FEMENINO SEGUNDO PUESTO 300000
FEMENINO TERCER PUESTO : 200000
Serial Class (EN D) 3 bands
SERIAL 3 BAND EN-D PRIMER PUESTO : 400000
SERIAL 3 BAND EN-D SEGUNDO PUESTO: 300000
SERIAL 3 BAND EN-D TERCER PUESTO : 200000
Sport (EN-A, EN-B, and EN-C)
SPORT PRIMER PUESTO : 400000
SPORT SEGUNDO PUESTO: 300000
SPORT TERCER PUESTO : 200000
Prize fund and scoring categories
09:00 - 17:00 - Official training day, Registration and equipment inspection
18:30 - 18:30 - Mandatory Safety Briefing
Sunday, Feb 10, - Saturday, Feb 16, 2019
Contest flying days
20:30 - Opening ceremony
Saturday, Feb 16, 2019
17:00 - Prize-giving and closing ceremony
08:30 - 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
You can go making your reservations,
Junior Hotel: +57 311 3909574
Hotel zulayma: + 57 320 6916491
How to get here
*arriving from Cali to Apia are 235 kms.
*arriving from Pereira to Apia are 65 kms
Apía, Risaralda, Colombia
Apia Risaralda Colombia
The nearest airport is Pereira - Matecana International Airport. Avianca company makes flights from Bogota to Pereira several times a day.
Apia is located in 55 km to the north from Pereira. It takes 1 and half hour to get there by car via 25 highway.
It takes about 4 hours to get there for Cali - 235 km.
Apia, esta Ubicado a 65 km de Pereira
Car: Desde Cali y a 3 h 48 min y 235 km : https://goo.gl/maps/qA1Yh
Phone : +573147144333
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