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The FatraCup is a FAI CAT 2 paragliding competition and this year also Czech & Slovak championship for 2020. 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

Kubínska hoľa 1340m ASL
Suitable wind direction: SE, S, SW

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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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    There will be retrieve vehicles available to return pilots to HQ

    Retrieve included
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    There will be daily lunch packs for pilots

    Lunch packs
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    The organisers support reducing the use of unnecessary plastic at the event. This includes NOT giving disposable water bottles

    Plastic reduction

How to get here

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

Event info

The FatraCup is a FAI CAT 2 paragliding competition and this year also Czech & Slovak championship for 2020. 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

Kubínska hoľa 1340m ASL
Suitable wind direction: SE, S, 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 necessary requirements for a pilot to enter this competition are:
• Valid pilot license
• Valid FAI sporting license (please check it with your NAC)
• 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
160 EUR entry fee paid by bank transfer or by PayPal till June 30th
195 EUR after June 30th or during the registration

35 places are reserved for the Slovak pilots and 60 places are reserved for Czech pilots till June 20st

After June 20th the selection key is FPFI - "First Pay First In". The payment date is decisive.

Bank payment:
Bank transfer details:
 Marek Jánošík, Sv. Cyrila a Metoda 3422/16, 03861 Vrútky, Slovakia
 IBAN: SK53 8330 0000 0025 0101 8427
 BIC/SWIFT: FIOZSKBAXXX
 Bank details: Fio banka, a.s., Dunajská 1, 811 08 Bratislava, Slovakia
Payment by PayPal to:
 info@fatracup.sk - in case of some additional fees, whole amount must be put to account

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 (Flymaster/Airtribune)

Prize fund and scoring categories

Fatra paragliding Cup is competition in paragliding cross country discipline and it is an open competition for all pilots. The results will be calculated in Overall (max. CCC), Sport (max. EN-C) and Standard class (max. EN-B) if there will be more than five competitors in category. Women category will be also scored separately. We will also scoring teams in the competition.
In Overall category you can use RFC gliders by rule one glider per one manufacturer and pilot has to be "TEST" pilot certified.
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)
Teams Overall

General schedule

Friday, July 24
15:00 - 20:00 - Registration

Saturday, July 25th
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

Sunday, July 26 - Friday, July 31th
Contest flying days

Saturday , August 1st
Reserve day in case of less than 4 valid tasks
Prize-giving and closing ceremony will be after last competition day. (Friday or Saturday)

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

Accomodation and camping:
Directly in airport (HQ place) is possibility for camping and accommodation.
There is boarding house with 27 beds (3 rooms by 5 beds, 2 rooms by 6 beds), shared kitchen, shared bathroom, shared toilets in the house but with own bedding or sleeping bag.
Camping is possible on the greenfield, with shared toilets, shared bathroom and electrical connection.

Price for bed is €10 / person / night
Price for camping is €7 / person / night

Other possibilities:
http://www.u-martina.sk
http://www.tomcianskydvor.sk
or pensions and hostels in close surrounding.

How to get here

To closest city Martin or Vrútky you can travell by car, bus or train. The easiest way to get to HQ is by car, but there are also connections by city bus. From Martin or Vrútky city we can supply transport to HQ.
If you have possibilities travel by small ultralight plane, there is also option to come and land directly in airfield (LZMA), will be cool :)
LZMA coordinates: GPS 49°03’45” N 18°57’10“ E
http://www.aeroklubmartin.sk

Aeroklub Martin 036 01 Martin, Slovakia
Martin Slovakia

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Organizers

Marek Jánošík
Main Organiser
Romana Schubertová
General organisation, information
Miroslav Jančiar
 
LAA SR
Slovak Air Amateur Association
www.laa.sk
LAA ČR
Light Aircraft Association of the Czech Republic
www.laacr.cz
Aeroklub Martin

Contacts

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

Fatra CUP 2020

Overall

  1. Jacek Gorski (9988)
  2. Michal Sneiberg (1000)
  3. Peter Vyparina (311)

Overall results

Women

  1. Adel Honti (990)
  2. Petra Slivova (77)
  3. Romana Schubertova (4)

Women results

Sport

  1. Kuba Sto (102)
  2. Zsolt Ero (8765)
  3. Damian Rozpadek (6969)

Sport results

Standard

  1. David Dvorsky (6)
  2. Miroslav Matejka (76)
  3. Kvido Hadaš (24)

Standard results

Junior

  1. Dusan Surina Jr. (3773)
  2. Jonáš Horáček (3)
  3. Ondřej Pohořelský (1337)

Junior results

Tasks and results

Task 2

27 Jul, 2020

101.0 km — Race to goal

Replay:
Task results:
Comp. results:
Tracks:

Task 5

31 Jul, 2020

66.1 km — Race to goal

Replay:
Task results:
Comp. results:
Tracks:

Task 6

01 Aug, 2020

67.0 km — Race to goal

Replay:
Task results:
Tracks:
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