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District Governorship of Cameli and Municipality of Cameli, in collaboration with Governorship of Denizli metropolitan city, will be hosting 2022 Turkish Pre-World Cup & Cameli 8th Paragliding XC Open, a FAI sanctioned CAT2 event.

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Flying site

Cameli is a wooded highland district, 1400 m ASL, of Denizli Province at the western end of the Taurus Mountains in Turkey and near by Cibyratis road.

Cameli is located very close to Oludeniz – Fethiye (80 km) and Denizli, a metropolitan city.

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  • 33 Pilots Confirmed
  • 383 Pilots total registered
  • 160 EUR Entry fee
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  • 90 Pilots max allowed
  • 47 Countries presented
  • ✅ CCC and lower allowed
    ❌ Uncertified wings prohibited
  • 🏆 🏅 FAI Status = CAT 2
  • left before start of event
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    There will be medical rescue services at launch

    Medic on takeoff
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    Live Tracking is MANDATORY in this event to score. You must provide your own livetracker.

    Live trackers mandatory
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    There will be vehicles supplied to take you to launch

    Launch Transport
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    There will be retrieve vehicles available to return pilots to HQ

    Retrieve included
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    There are toilets at, or near, the launch

    Toilets on takeoff
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    The organisers are using Airtribune for registration, tracking, blogging and to publish scores

    Airtribune blogging
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    There will be daily lunch packs for pilots

    Lunch packs
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    The organisers will give you printed maps at registration

    Maps are supplied
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    The organisers will give you an ID card with all the essential items listed

    ID Cards
  • The organisers will have free WiFi available at HQ

    Free WiFi
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    There will usually be goal beers for winners

    Goal beers
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    There will be an organised party during or after the event

    Party
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    You will receive a tshirt or other welcome gift

    Free gift
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    This event awards PWCA letters

    PWCA Letters

Event info

District Governorship of Cameli and Municipality of Cameli, in collaboration with Governorship of Denizli metropolitan city, will be hosting 2022 Turkish Pre-World Cup & Cameli 8th Paragliding XC Open, a FAI sanctioned CAT2 event. The seven day event will run from 28 Aug to 03 Sep 2022, with no rest days. 28 Aug will be an official practice day. Cameli, which is known as Turkey’s extraordinary XC and competition site, has hosted Turkish Nationals in 2016 and 2019 and Pre World Cups in 2013, 2014 and 2018.

Flying site

Cameli is a wooded highland district, 1400 m ASL, of Denizli Province at the western end of the Taurus Mountains in Turkey and near by Cibyratis road.

Cameli is located very close to Oludeniz – Fethiye (80 km) and Denizli, a metropolitan city. It is a major XC flights intersection of South West Turkey. The possibilities to fly in all directions are enormous. Besides, its beauty and the magnificent landscape, Cameli has great variety of local traditional food, distinguished from the other territories of the Aegean Region.

The best flying conditions are in June, July, August and September with excellent thermal activities. Still at any other time of the year the place offers good flying conditions with good thermals. So both in spring and in autumn till the end of October, Cameli welcomes pilots to have pleasant XC flights.During the flying season the thermals are usually active until 5 p.m. in spring and 6 p.m. in summer. The best time to have a start window is 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Average of task distances was 75 km for 4 tasks in 2017 Cameli XC Open, 96 km for 6 tasks in 2018 Cameli Turkish Pre World Cup and 81 km for 6 tasks in 2019 Cameli Turkish Nationals, respectively.

Turkish XC Open Distance record of 346 km and Woman record of 239 km were broken at 19 July 2020.

Take off Yaylacik Mountain: 2130 ASL (36°58'49.12"N 29°18'50.78"E)

Take-off to east or west start, all wind directions except strong south.
Flying directions to NE, E, SE.

The take-off ground has been rebuilt under supervision of PWC. It takes about 20-25 minutes to drive to the take-off from Cameli.

Selection and entry fee

TOTAL NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
The total number of participants is 99 pilots.
25 extra places are reserved.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NATIONAL PILOTS
Participation is determined in the following order:
1. National team athletes,
2. Turkish WPRS Rankings top 30,
3. Pilots who have finished at least one Cat2 open-distance comp in the first 20% in 2019/2020/2021.
4. Pilots who have flown at least one 50+ km in 2019/2020/2021.

Note: Pilots who have not been flying in any open-distance competition may not participate in this competition even if they have references from experienced pilots.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-NATIONAL PILOTS
International pilots must be either top 1250 on WPRS rankings or must score on top 1/3 in overall of any FAI Cat 2 competitions in 2019/2020/2021.

WILDCARDS
5 places are reserved for wildcards.
Top 500 of WPRS can register any time with the payment of entry fee.

ENTRY FEE PAYMENT DETAILS
Payment before 25 June 2022, Entry fee is EUR 160.
Payment after 25 June 2022, Entry fee is EUR 190.

Pilots qualified, who will be in ''Waiting Payment'' status, should pay by bank transfer after receiving bank details for payment via email.
Unfortunately, PayPal is not active in Turkey. PayPal is not an option.
Wise can be used to pay. In this case, send 166 Euro net for WISE transfer.
You should pay in USDT coin. In this case, please contact me first.

When paid, please send your receipts to PwcCameli(at)gmail.com for confirmation.

Pilot Requirements:
SGM Sporting License for National Pilots
FAI Sporting License for Non-national Pilots
Rescue and Medical Insurance (covering Turkey is mandatory)
Signed Waiver/Release form

Equipment Requirements:
Glider Classification: EN, CCC
Certified Harness
Helmet
Reserve
GPS which records a 3D tracklog and cables
2m radio
Your own Live Tracking device
Smartphone installed WhatsApp
Extra battery pack

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES
Transportation to takeoff
Lunch pack
Retrieve from main roads and junctions
Event dinner
Trophies and Closing ceremony
Maps
T-shirt

Documents required at registration

  • Issued by your local NAC on behalf of the FAI. You cannot normally compete in an FAI event without one. Contact your National Association (NAC)

    FAI Sporting Licence
  • The organiser requires you to present your National flying licence.

    National Licence
  • You will need to sign an applicaton form at the venue. Usually the organiser will provide it on arrival.

    Signed Application form
  • You will need to sign a waiver or release document to show you understand the risks. Usually the organiser will provide it on arrival.

    Signed Waiver/Release form
  • You will need to provide photo ID on arrival. This could be Passport, Driving Licence or National ID, for example.

    Identification documents needed
  • You must provide the organiser with a copy of your liability (3rd party) insurance documents

    Liability Insurance
  • You must provide the organiser with a copy of your medical, rescue and repatriation insurance. You can purchase Global Rescue cover from Airtribune

    Rescue/Medical Insurance

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy:
50% refund if cancelled 60 days (27 June 2022) or more before the start of the competition. Transfer costs and/or intermediary bank fees will be cut from refund.
No Refund after this date.
If competition is postponed or cancelled from the organizer due to Covid 19 or force majeure, the registration fee minus 40€ will be refunded. Transfer costs and/or intermediary bank fees will be cut from refund.

Please ensure you have adequate holiday travel insurance to cover any losses.

Prize fund and scoring categories

TURKISH PRE WORLD CUP OVERALL
1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked - Overall in the competition
1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked - Overall Females in the competition
1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked - Overall Teams in the competition

General schedule

Sunday, Aug 28, 2022 is the registration day and the offical training day
09:30 - Departure to Take Off Deadline Time
11:30 - Training Task
17:30 - 19:30 - Registration
20:00 - Safety Briefing (Mandatory) - Cameli Stone Lodge

Monday, Aug 29, - Saturday, Sep 03, 2022
Contest flying days
09:30 - Departure to Take Off Deadline Time
11:30 - Task and Meteorology Briefing
19:00 - Deadline of Gps Download

Friday, Sep 02, 2022
20:30 - Event Dinner

Saturday, Sep 03, 2022 – Final Competition Day
09:30 - Departure to Take Off Deadline Time
11:30 - Task and Meteorology Briefing
18:00 - Deadline of Gps Download
19:00 - Provisional Results
20:30 - Prize giving & Closing Ceremony

Daily schedule

08:30 - HQ opens
09:30 - Departure to Take Off
11:30 - Task and Meteorology Briefing
17:00 - Scoring Opens
19:00 - Check-in deadline
19:30 - Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

Çameli Stone Lodges, Headquarter
Providing all services during the comp. HQ, parties,
opening, event dinner and closing ceremony.
Located at the east city entrance, 1 km to city center.
Rooms for 2-3 person. Luxurious 11 stone villas,
max capacity of 30 person. 5 villas are reserved. Fees apply.
For availability of villas : Contact organizer first
https://www.camelitaskonaklar.com/
Reservation : info@camelitaskonaklar.com

Student Hostel (Official accommodation and transport to take-off)
Newly built. Located at the west, 1 km to city center.
Rooms for 2 - 3 person in budget. Bunker beds. Showers and toilets are shared at floors. 50 rooms in total with max capacity of 180 person. Fees apply.
Reservation: Contact organizer

Ata Hotel
At city center. 14 rooms, max capacity of 34 person.
http://www.ataotel.com/
info@ataotel.com

Ecovillage Houses
6 houses at Elmali district, max capacity of 18 person.
Only bed. No breakfast. Kitchen is available in the house.
Located 20 km to Çameli. You should have a car to come to/from Cameli.
http://www.camelibagevleri.com/
Reservation : info@camelitaskonaklar.com

How to get here

HQ will be at Cameli Stone Lodge.
Cameli is located on a highway that connects Denizli city and Oludeniz Fethiye.

By Plane
Nearest international airports connects Cameli with several major European cities.
- Dalaman → DLM, 115 km - 2 h 05 min
- Denizli Cardak → DNZ, 130 km - 2 h 10 min
Airlines: Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, SAS, Corendon, Wizz, Sunexpress, Jet2, Easy,

International airport in Antalya is close and can also be used, as it is within a few hours drive from Cameli.
- Antalya → AYT, 175 km - 2 h 45 min
Airlines: Almost all scheduled airlines, charter flights.

Airport direct transfer
The organizer may offer direct transfer in budget but it requires booking in advance. Please contact the Organizer for minivans. Fees apply.

Rent-a-car
Numerous car rental companies are available in airports.

Yeni, Atatürk Blv., 20980 Çameli/Denizli, Türkiye
Denizli Turkey

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Organizers

Akin Gokbulut
Main Organizer
PwcCameli@gmail.com
+90 532 6264590
Artem Lozovoy
Director
Çambel
Çameli Tourism & Culture
Tecelli Aydin Gorgulu
Safety Director
Ercan Uysal
Retrieve
Esra Baysal
Scorer

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