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Event info

Arcus Cup 2017 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

"Bona Camping" in Valkininkai

Event info

Arcus Cup 2017 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
LSPSF
Bona Camping

Selection and entry fee

Entry Order
Priority - by CIVL rank.
Maximum number of non Lithuanian pilots - 12.
5 wildcards are reserved at organizers discretion.

Entry fee – 70€.
Should be payd ASAP after receiving "Waiting for payment list" status.

Entry fee is paid via Bank Transfer to these requisites:
Company: Klubas Arcus
Company Code: 302714317
Company Address: Musninkų g 20-136, Vilnius
IBAN: LT347300010130471137
SWIFT: HABALT22
Swedbank

Entry fee includes:
- Pilots’ pick-up (16-seet bus + 2 buses of 9-seet).
- Lunch packet.
- Souvenir – T-shirt.
- Third part liability insurance.
- Camping facilities (WC, shower, electricity, etc.).
- Dinner on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
- Breakfast snacks, coffee, tea.
- Competition awards and prizes.

Towing not included. One tow on stationary winch - 4€ (estimated hight - 400m).

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

Saturday, August 12, 2017
08:30 Registration of participants.
10:00 End of registration.
10:15 Opening ceremony, briefing.
11:00 Briefing at take-off, XC-task setting.
11:30 Take-off window open.
17:00 Take-off window close.
19:00 Goal deadline.
20:30 Results delivery deadline.
20:30 Dinner.
21:30 Party.

Sunday, August 13, 2017 - Monday, August 14, 2017
Competition Regular Flying Days.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
08:00 Breakfast (tea, coffee, snacks).
10:30 Briefing at take-off, XC-task setting.
11:00 Take-off window open.
16:00 Take-off window close.
18:00 Goal deadline.
19:00 Results delivery deadline.
19:30 Closing ceremony, awarding, group photo.

Daily schedule

08:00 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.
19:00 Goal deadline.
20:30 Results delivery deadline.
20:30 Dinner.

Accommodation and Activities

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

How to get here

"Bona Camping" in Valkininkai
It is located about 56 km SW from Vilnius. Location can be reached by car or train.

65437, Lithuania
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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Tasks and results

Task 2

14 Aug, 2017

41.7 km — Elapsed time

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Task 3

15 Aug, 2017

74.0 km — Elapsed time