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Bad weather in May made us look for another date to organise the Dutch Open and Yesss... we have found a new date !
The Dutch Open 2017 is now organised from 10-15 September 2017 in Greifenburg
Registration is on September 10th in the evening.

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Flying site

The Emberger Alm in Greifenburg is one of the top locations in the Alps for flying. A super infrastructure combined with a scenic and thermally attractive area. This is why the aviation scene meets in Greifenburg.

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Event info

Bad weather in May made us look for another date to organise the Dutch Open and Yesss... we have found a new date !
The Dutch Open 2017 is now organised from 10-15 September 2017 in Greifenburg
Registration is on September 10th in the evening.

Classes
The Dutch Open will be held for Class 1 (including Sportclass) & Class 5.
Seperate tasks will be organised, when at least 5 pilots in these seperate class are in the competition.

Livetracking
Using a smartphone for live tracking during the competition is Highly Recommended because of Safety, Retrieve & Faster Scoring.
We will NOT use Airtribune for livetracking, but livetrack24: http://www.livetrack24.com/events/DutchOpen2017
Costs of having Internet on your smartphone anywhere in the EU is low (eg 10 euro for a 500MB package) and after June 25th of this year even the same as having Internet in your own country.
Please create an livetrack24 account and register at our livetrack24 page?

Participants
A maximum of 100 participants are allowed.

to the mountain
There is transport to the mountain available. Details will follow on the first briefing.

Retrieve
We have organised retrieve for the participants of the Dutch Open. Costs is 100 euro. There are limited places available.
Registration for this can be done via the emailaddress noted in the 'contacts' section at the bottom of this website.

Already registered and unable to come?
If you registered and you are unable to come, please contact us. You will get back your registration fee minus 40 euro.

Kind regards,
Annet Vieregge
KNVvL

Flying site

The Emberger Alm in Greifenburg is one of the top locations in the Alps for flying. A super infrastructure combined with a scenic and thermally attractive area. This is why the aviation scene meets in Greifenburg. Each year competitions and countless XC flights wwith hanggliders are made. The Drautal also offers good conditions for the newcomers of the route, with sufficient outland opportunities (please always land on mown meadows). Flights to Pustertal are possible, but not quite easy. Meeting point is the Fliegercamp at the Landeplatz. From here with shuttle to the starting point Emberger Alm with 1100 m altitude difference. Big meadow and place to build on the Emberger Alm. Starts only with headwind. At Westwind turbulence hazard. The large landingarea is located directly at the Fliegercamp. Caution! Observe the powerlines. The campsite with bathing lake and high ropes course is also ideal for families. In addition to the camping site, there are also numerous guest houses and guesthouses in Greifenburg and the surrounding area.

Take off : 46°46'21" (46.7725)N; 13°8'58" (13.1495)E 1727 m ASL

Organizers

Selection and entry fee

For the Dutch competitors there are maximum 30 places reserved.
60 places are reserved for first subscribed&paid then you are in.
10 places are free to choose by the organisation.

The competition is open to all competition hangglider pilots. Pilots will need to present the following valid documents at registration:

- B3 brevet or an IPPI 5 or equivalent hang gliding license issued by your NAC
- a FAI sporting license
- a 3rd party liability insurance of at least 1.500.000 (!!!) (WA verzekering)

This competition includes a free t-shirt & competition diner.
Competitionfee for subscribers to the Dutch Open is 125 euro.
There is no higher fee anymore (as it was April 1th).
We would appriciate if you could pay the 40 euro registrationfee to cover the organisationcosts.
You can also pay the total competion fee. If the competition will be canceled only the 40 euro is debited to get some of the organisationcosts funded. The rest will be paid back.

Payment of 40 euro can be done via:
PayPal
Please follow our paymentlink to fullfill your payment

IBAN BANK
account: NL78 INGB0000179618
Name: ALG SECRETARIAAT KON NED VER V LUCHTVAART
Description: Dutch Open 2017 - [YOUR-NAME]

IDEAL betaling
Volg deze betalingslink om uw betaling uit te voeren.


Prize fund and scoring categories

The following rankings are scored:
- Dutch Open
- Nederlands Kampioenschap Berg (Dutch Nationals Mountain)
- Dutch Open Woman

Each of those in the following categories (at least 5 competitors are required to have a valid category):
- Class 1
- Sport class
- Class 5

General schedule

Sunday, September 10th 2017
18:00 - 20:00 - Registration

Monday, September 11th 2017
09:00 - 09:30 - Mandatory welcome & safety briefing

Monday September 11th 2017 - Friday 15th 2017
Contest Flying days

Wednesday, Thursday or Friday
19:00 - Pilot Diner

Friday September 15th, 2017
19:00 - Price-giving

Daily schedule

09:00 - Briefing on Fliegercamp Greifenburg
11:30 - Briefing on the Embergeralm
12:30 - Take off window opens
17:00 - Scoring Open
21:00 - Scoring Closed
21:30 - Provisional Results

Accommodation and Activities

Hotel Fichtenheim : www.embergeralm.at

How to get here

Emberger Alm: N 46°46'20.30" E 13°08'59.80"
Landing Fliegercamp: N 46°44'47.69" E 13°11'31.76"

Greifenburg, Oostenrijk
Greifenburg AT

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