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The Fatra Paragliding Cup is a FAI CAT 2 competition and also Slovak championship for 2018. It is being held in Martin, Turiec region surrounded by Fatra mountains.

The region of Turiec spreads in the north-western part of Slovakia in the Turčianska kotlina basin surrounded by the mountain ranges of Malá and Veľká Fatra, Kremnické vrchy, and Žiar.

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Flying site

Martinské hole 1440m ASL
Suitable wind direction: E, NE, SE

Straník 769m ASL
Suitable wind direction: SE to W

Donovaly 1360m ASL
Suitable wind direction: SE to SW...

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How to get here

Please contact Romana for any travel problems or questions by phone +421 908 090200 or by email to Romana

Event info

The Fatra Paragliding Cup is a FAI CAT 2 competition and also Slovak championship for 2018. It is being held in Martin, Turiec region surrounded by Fatra mountains.

The region of Turiec spreads in the north-western part of Slovakia in the Turčianska kotlina basin surrounded by the mountain ranges of Malá and Veľká Fatra, Kremnické vrchy, and Žiar. The axis of the valley is the Turiec river. For its beauty and natural assets, this region is one of the most picturesque in the territory of Slovakia and it is sometimes referred to as the "garden of Turiec". The Malá and Veľká Fatra Mts. are ideal for many sports like hiking, cycling, paragliding and mountaineering.

Flying site

Martinské hole 1440m ASL
Suitable wind direction: E, NE, SE

Straník 769m ASL
Suitable wind direction: SE to W

Donovaly 1360m ASL
Suitable wind direction: SE to SW

Selection and entry fee

The competition is open to all pilots from countries that are members or associated members of FAI. Entry forms will be filled during the registration.

Pilots
The requirements for a pilot to enter this competition are:
• Valid pilot license and valid FAI sporting license
• IPPI card min. level 4
• Medical insurance covering paragliding with mountain rescue assistance
• Third party liability insurance covering paragliding
• It is highly recommended that all pilots fly with unmodified and certified helmet, harness, paraglider and rescue parachute, 2m radio & mobile phone
• to prove the airworthiness of his glider (valid technical check if glider is older than 2 years)

Entry fee
140 EUR entry fee paid by bank transfer or by PayPal till May 1st
160 EUR after May 1st or during the registration

50 places are reserved for the national Slovak pilots till May 1st

Bank payment:
BANK: FIO Bank a.s.
IBAN: SK53 8330 0000 0025 0101 8427
BIC/SWIFT: FIOZSKBAXXX
Payment by PayPal to: marek@x-tech.sk or this link

The Entry fee includes:
- transport to the take-off
- retrieve from the main routes for all the registered pilots during all competition days (no private retrieval from anywhere)
- upload of turnpoint’s GPS coordinates, GPS tracklog download
- color map, ID card
- daily lunch package, water
- present
- goal beer
- free access to all competition events and parties
- WiFi internet
- livetracking

Prize fund and scoring categories

Fatra paragliding Cup is competition in cross country discipline and it is an open competition. Its results will be calculated in Overall (max. CCC), Sport (max. EN-C) and Standard class (max. EN-B) if there is more than 5 competitors per category. Woman category will be also scored separately.
All categories compete for FAI points (WPRS). Please, look at the local rules as well as FAI Rule book (section 7, class O), as this competition is FAI 2 category, which automatically implies all FAI rules.

Overall
Sport Class
Standard Class
Women
Junior (pilots up to 23 years)

General schedule

Saturday, June 2
15:00 - 20:00 - Registration

Sunday, June 3
Registration and training day
07:30 - 10:00 - Registration
10:00 - Briefing, Transport to take-off
18:00 - 20:00 - Registration
20:30 - Opening ceremony, Mandatory Safety Briefing

Monday, June 4 - Friday, June 9
Contest flying days

Saturday , June 9
Prize-giving and closing ceremony will be after last competition day.

Daily schedule

08:00 - Headquarter opens
08:45 - Briefing at the HQ, Previous task results
09:15 - Transport to the take-off
12:00 - Pilots briefing, Task definition, Flying
18:00 - Scoring office opens
21:00 - Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

HQ & camping:
http://www.turany.sk/atc/atceng.html

How to get here

The easiest way to get to HQ is by car, but there are also connections by bus or by train to Turany from the main Slovakian cities as Martin. From Turany we can supply transport to HQ.
HQ coordinates: GPS 49°8'25.264" N 19°3'6.114" E

Autocamping Trusalová Turany, Slovakia
Martin SK

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Organizers

Marek Jánošík
Main Organiser
Romana Schubertová
General organisation, information
LAA SR
Slovak Air Amateur Association
www.laa.sk
Miroslav Jančiar

Contacts

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

Tasks and results

Task 1

04 Jun, 2018

58.3 km — Race to goal

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Task 2

05 Jun, 2018

51.9 km — Race to goal

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Task results:
Comp. results:
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Task 3

07 Jun, 2018

44.1 km — Race to goal

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