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Estonian Open 2018 will be the first ever cross country competition in Estonia. Everyone who will take part automaticly help in developing XC paragliding in Estonia.

The competition will take place in the middle of Estonia not far from Paide town at Nurmsi airfield.

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Flying site

Nurmsi airfield is a former military aviation reserve airfield and offers a long runway for winching. It is 100 km from Tallinn and the sea. The place is good for flatland flying with cloudbase in May up to 2000 m.

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How to get here

Head to Nurmsi airfield:
58.875926, 25.732913

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Event info

Estonian Open 2018 will be the first ever cross country competition in Estonia. Everyone who will take part automaticly help in developing XC paragliding in Estonia.

The competition will take place in the middle of Estonia not far from Paide town at Nurmsi airfield. Reserve plase is in Southern Estonia near Võru town. Launch method is towing using pay-out winches. HQ will be at Nurmsi airfield. In case of not suitable weather conditions, organizers will choose optional starting field to start from or in worst scenario cancel the competition.

Competition regulations are based on and follow Section 7B of the FAI Sporting Code and Local Regulations. Protests and disagreements are resolved by order defined in these rules, FAI Sports Code Section 7B and Local Regulations.

Flying site

Nurmsi airfield is a former military aviation reserve airfield and offers a long runway for winching. It is 100 km from Tallinn and the sea. The place is good for flatland flying with cloudbase in May up to 2000 m. We can expect lifts from +1,5 to +4-5 m/s. Generally May has the best XC potential in Estonia.

Organizers

ParaglidingEE club
paragliding.ee/forum
+372 55 975367

Selection and entry fee

Entry Order:
No selection. First paid, first in :-) . Payment acception will begin from 15th of February.
At least 10 places reserved for non-Estonian pilots.
5 wildcards are reserved at organizers discretion.

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

Entry fee can be paid via Bank Transfer to these requisites:
Company: Noorte Lennuklubi OÜ
Company Code: 12333942
Company Address: Allika 2-11, 76607, Keila, Estonia
IBAN: EE212200221055829963
SWIFT: HABAEE2X
Swedbank
Description: EstOpen18 Name Surname

OR using PayPal:
paypal.me/estopen18
Description: EstOpen18 Name Surname

Entry fee includes:
- Pilots’ pick-up
- Lunch-pack
- Competition Souvenir
- Camping facilities (WC, shower, electricity, etc.)
- Breakfast snacks, coffee, tea
- Competition awards and prizes

Towing not included. One tow = 5€ (estimated altitude - 400m).

Prize fund and scoring categories

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

General schedule

To be announced

Daily schedule

To be announced

Accommodation and Activities

Keelutsoon club has two types of accommodation available.
Firstly, camping in tents or in your motor home or, in the club sports house (personal sleeping bad needed, mattresses are avilable).
For all those guests, washing facilities are in the sauna, free usage of it both evenings as long as everyone would like to.
Secondarily, there is a guesthouse within the premises, with 17 beds available. (2 big dormitories.)
Sleeping over there is 10€ extra per night. For guests of that house, traditional showers and amenities are available.
Please note during your registration if you like to reserve a place over there.

How to get here

Car

Best way. You will be flexible and cheap. From Tallinn head to Tartu and after 90 km be ready to turn to the airfield in Koigi or to HQ at Maekula.

Plane

Best to fly to Tallinn and after take a rented car. Look the "Car" description then.

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