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XC Competition August 29th to September 5th 2020. Race to Goal w/ Live Tracking. Registration Opens March 1st 2020


All competitors are required to comply with FAR 103 (U.S. Airspace Law/ Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Rule violations) at all times.

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Flying site

JUSTFLY-SVS Flight Parks,
Whitwell, TENNESSEE, USA.
Henson Gap, TENNESSEE, USA.
Keel Mountain, ALABAMA, USA...

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Hospitality and Responsibility

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    The organiser will supply LiveTrackers to you, for safety and scoring

    Live trackers supplied
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    The region supports helicopter rescues

    Helicopter rescue
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    There will be medical and/or rescue services at launch

    Medic on takeoff
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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

How to get here

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35 mins from Chattanooga Tennessee to the west over the plateau and into the Sequatchie Valley.

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Event info

XC Competition August 29th to September 5th 2020. Race to Goal w/ Live Tracking. Registration Opens March 1st 2020


All competitors are required to comply with FAR 103 (U.S. Airspace Law/ Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Rule violations) at all times. The regulation can be found at: FAA Part 103

Flying site

JUSTFLY-SVS Flight Parks,
Whitwell, TENNESSEE, USA.
Henson Gap, TENNESSEE, USA.
Keel Mountain, ALABAMA, USA

Selection and entry fee

First registered & order of acceptance.
$550. =Event Management, Scoring & live tracking, Retrieve, Party, Site Fees, Sanctioning, Insurance

Entry fee payment options:
Wire Transfer
Citizens Tri-County Bank
swift CPASUS44
Account# 994000049520

Credit Card +3% fee -
https://www.flying.camp/product/hurricane-open-fai-cat2-2020-us-paragliding-nationals-event/

Venmo - @flyingcamp
www.venmo.com/flyingcamp

Paypal - info@tnfly.com
friends & Family
****please include pilot name w/ payment.***
****Please send an email to info@tnfly.com with details about how and when you sent your payment.*****

Prize fund and scoring categories

1st, 2nd & 3rd place open
1st Sports class
1st women

General schedule

Sat August 29th Practice day
12:00-19:00 Check in
17:00 -20:00 opening ceremony & BBQ
20:00 Fireworks

Flying dates
Sunday August 30th thru Saturday Sept. 5.
10:00 CST Task briefing @ launch
12:00-18:00 Task

Closing Ceremony Saturday September 5th, 2020
Victory Celebration Bonfire.

Daily schedule

8:00 Transport to launch from LZ
9:00 Task & Safety COmmittee Meetings
10:00 Pilot's briefing / pervious task / Task definition
11:00 window open
17:00 task closed
22:00 provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

Accommodations
Free Camping with limited facilities & Camping with deluxe facilities, Tents, hostel bunk bed rentals or private rooms & apts. all for rent on site from Flying Camp. Near by airbnb, hotels in Dunlap, Whitwell & Chattanooga.

Bunk House and Apartments at launch
https://www.flying.camp/accommodations/

Next door to us is the Tennessee Tree Toppers club that has camping, an Aframe, covered BBQ, shower and bath house…annual membership is $150 monthly membership available also.

Dee Nash has a room private cabin to rent # 423-605-0227. It's like a Hotel room cabin. Can’t say what it all entails, but it is directly across from TTT and our Henson Gap launch site.


ISOLATED & STERILE ★ Luxury Cabin Nestled In Woods - Whitwell Tennessee. Offered through Air BnB


;Signal Mountain Retreat - Signal Mountain Tennessee offered through Air Bnb


Secluded, amazing artesian home in beautiful Coppingers Cove - outdoor paradise 20 minutes from Whitwell Launch/HQ

Unit C | River Gorge Condo - 10 Minutes to Downtown Chattanooga 30 minutes from launches. Along the Tennessee River.


Log Cabin in the Clouds with a Million Dollar View - Private - Clean & Safe! quick and easy access to both launch sites.

Hawk Haven Hideaway - Dunlap Tn. Looking across the valley towards JustFly-SVS Henson Gap and only about 30 minutes to JustFly-SVS Whitwell.


Peaceful retreat on 45 acre farm. 3 bedroom/2 bath cottage, sleeps 7. Close to all the activity and nestled near the Prentice-Cooper State Park. Quick easy access to Chattanooga and all of the competition venues.


Unit H | Cozy Mountain Hideaway! 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4. Close to everything and along the scenic Tennessee River.


Tennessee's Grand Canyon! 10 Min From Downtown Chattanooga! Waterfront Condo With River And Mountain Views! Free Pontoon Boat Rides. 1 bedroom, sleeps 4. 45 minute access competition venues.


A Tennessee Dude & Guest House

Many Hotels and motels are available in the area

Castle’s Grocery & Motel - Whitwell, TN +1 (423) 658-6542

Mountain Inn & Suites - Dunlap, TN +1(423) 949-2184
http://www.mountaininnandsuites.com/
https://goo.gl/maps/MBRBD8Pe2snprbPA8

Big Al’s Inn - Dunlap, TN +1 (423( 949-8422


Activities
Additional Activities include but are not limited to; Caving, Mtn Biking, rock climbing, river floating, kayaking, swimming,...

Savage Gulf Natural Area Savage Gulf is 15,590-acre natural area located in Grundy and Sequatchie Counties. Carved like a giant crowfoot into the western edge of the Cumberland Plateau, it is one of Tennessee's most scenic wilderness areas. Its sheer sandstone cliffs and rugged canyons provide extraordinary views.

Fiery Gizzard Trail The Fiery Gizzard Trail runs from Tracy City, Tennessee to Foster Falls in Marion County, Tennessee. It is renowned for its beauty and diversity, cited by Backpacker magazine as one of the top 25 hiking trails in the United States.

Caving Tennessee has some of the most amazing caving in the country. We have experts that are also pilots and can provide guided tours if we have unflyable days.

Climbing Many great climbing area a short distance from the magic valley.

How to get here

Whitwell, TN is located in the Sequatchie Valley of TN 35 mins west from Chattanooga.

Pikeville, TN 37367, USA
whitwell United States

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Organizers

Church Of Thermal Ascension
Local group/club that supports the site Whitwell and the flying activities.
Paraglide Tennessee
Paragliding equipment sales & XC Coaching

Contacts

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

Tasks and results

Task 1

30 Aug, 2020

35.4 km — Race to goal

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Task 3

01 Sep, 2020

30.8 km — Race to goal

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Task 6

04 Sep, 2020

30.3 km — Race to goal

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Task 7

05 Sep, 2020

45.4 km — Race to goal

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