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Event info

Arcus Cup 2015 is an open competition in XC discipline in the flatlands of Lithuania. Competitors will be towed up with winches. Towing will take place in Valkininkai airfield. In case of not suitable weather conditions, organizers will choose optional starting fields to start from.

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Flying site

Valkininkai is a small village in center Lithuania located about 56 km to the west from Vilnius.
The place offers a fine flatland flying. Cloudbase in summer is approximately 1500 m. We can expect lifts from +1,5 to +3,5 m/s.

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How to get here

Valkininkai is 56 km SW of Vilnius.

Event info

Arcus Cup 2015 is an open competition in XC discipline in the flatlands of Lithuania. Competitors will be towed up with winches. Towing will take place in Valkininkai airfield. In case of not suitable weather conditions, organizers will choose optional starting fields to start from.

Competition regulations are based on and follow Section 7B of the FAI Sporting Code and Lithuanian
Flatlands League (further referred to as LLL) regulations. Protests and disagreements are resolved by
order defined in these rules, FAI Sports Code Section 7B and LLL regulations. In case of information
conflict, the rules priority is considered as follows 1) FAI Sporting Code S.7B, 2) LLL regulations, 3) local
regulations.

Flying site

Valkininkai is a small village in center Lithuania located about 56 km to the west from Vilnius.
The place offers a fine flatland flying. Cloudbase in summer is approximately 1500 m. We can expect lifts from +1,5 to +3,5 m/s.
Take off coordinates 54.374558, 24.846096
Take off is a large grassy field free from obstacles.

Organizers

Arcus Club
Darius Gudukas
Organizer

Selection and entry fee

Entry fee – 30 EUR.
Entry fee is paid at registration in competition headquarters.
Entry fee includes:
* Pilots’ pick-up (50-seet bus + 2 buses of 9-seet).
* Lunch packet.
* Souvenir – T-shirt.
* Map.
* Third part liability insurance.
* Camping facilities (WC, shower, electricity, etc.).
* Dinner on Saturday (08.15).
* Breakfast snacks, coffee, tea.
* Competition awards and prizes.

Prize fund and scoring categories

Categories (1st, 2nd, 3rd places will be awarded):
- General (all gliders).
- Women.
- Sport (up to EN C gliders).
- Standard (up to EN B gliders).

General schedule

First day (08.15, Saturday):
07:00 Registration of participants.
10:00 End of registration.
10:30 Opening ceremony, briefing.
11:00 Briefing at take-off, XC-task setting.
11:30 Take-off window open.
17:00 Take-off window close.
18:00 Goal deadline.
20:30 Results delivery deadline.
20:30 Dinner.
21:30 Party.

Second day (08.16, Sunday):
07:00 Breakfast (tea/coffee, snacks).
10:30 Briefing at take-off, XC-task setting.
11:00 Take-off window open.
17:00 Take-off window close.
18:00 Goal deadline.
19:30 Results delivery deadline.
20:00 Closing ceremony, prize giving.

Daily schedule

10:30 Briefing at take-off, XC-task setting.
11:00 Take-off window open.
17:00 Take-off window close.
18:00 Goal deadline.
20:30 Results delivery deadline.

Accommodation and Activities

HQ: Camping "Bonos Villa" in Valkininkai
54.369487, 24.831645 (WGS)

How to get here

Camping "Bonos Villa" in Valkininka

It is located about 56 km SW from Vilnius. Location can be reached by car or train.

Camping "Bonos Villa" in Valkininka
Valkininkai LT

Plane

The nearest airport is Vilinius.
Web: www.vilnius-airport.lt
A special train runs from Vilnius Railway Station to the airport on a regular basis.

Train

Take a train from Vilnius to Valkininkų (1 hour 30 min) from there take a taxi ( 9 km)
Check time table: www.litrail.lt

Car

Valkininkai is 56 km SW of Vilnius. Take E28 and A4 to get there in about 40-50 min.

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Confirmed pilots
Total registered
Allowed pilots
Women
Men
# Name Sponsor Glider Status

Overall

  1. Tadas Grinevicius (9)
  2. Paulius Jonaitis (39)
  3. Robertas Pesliakas (37)

Overall results

Female

  1. Rasa Grigoraitiene (18)
  2. Ruta Araminaite (27)
  3. ()

Female results

Sports ­ EN/LTF A­B­C

  1. Paulius Jonaitis (39)
  2. Egidijus Slavinskas (7)
  3. Vydas Zupka (41)

Sports ­ EN/LTF A­B­C results

Standard ­ EN/LTF A­B

  1. Romuald Kliukovskij (44)
  2. Evgenii Shyshakov (42)
  3. Arkadiy Semenov (16)

Standard ­ EN/LTF A­B results

Tasks and results

Task 1

15 Aug, 2015

55.0 km — Race to goal

Task results:
Comp. results:
Tracks:

Task 2

16 Aug, 2015

68.4 km — Race to goal