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This is the second installment of the German Open in the beautiful Spanish flying site of Àger. For German pilots this will be the national championship of 2022, whereas international pilots have the chance to earn a letter for the PWC or collect points for the WPRS in this high profile FAI CAT2 event.

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Flying site

Ager es una localidad en el valle entre las montañas de la Sierra de Monsec y Aiguabarreig Segre-Noguera Pallaresa parque nacional en la provincia de Lleida, España.
Despegue pricipal: Coll D’Ares, conocida como Roper.

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  • 140 Pilots Confirmed
  • 235 Pilots total registered
  • 270 EUR Entry fee
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  • 140 Pilots max allowed
  • 30 Countries presented
  • ✅ CCC and lower allowed
    ❌ Uncertified wings prohibited
  • 🏆 🏅 FAI Status = CAT 2
  • left before start of event
  • before registration 17/01 19:35 (Europe/Madrid)
  • 🛰️

    The organiser will supply Live trackers to you, for safety and scoring

    Live trackers supplied
  • 🚁

    The region supports helicopter rescues

    Helicopter rescue
  • 🚁

    There will be medical rescue services at launch

    Medic on takeoff
  • 🚁

    The region generally has good phone coverage

    Good phone coverage
  • 🚁

    We will be monitoring radios for your safety whilst you fly

    Radio coverage
  • 🛰️

    Live Tracking is MANDATORY in this event to score. The organiser will provide the trackers.

    Live trackers mandatory
  • 🚐

    There will be vehicles supplied to take you to launch

    Launch Transport
  • 🥾

    There will be retrieve vehicles available to return pilots to HQ

    Retrieve included
  • 🛰

    The organisers will download the tracklogs at HQ for scoring

    Tracklogs managed
  • 📢

    The organisers are using Airtribune for registration, tracking, blogging and to publish scores

    Airtribune blogging
  • 🥪

    There will be daily lunch packs for pilots

    Lunch packs
  • 🍺

    There will usually be goal beers for winners

    Goal beers
  • 👕

    You will receive a tshirt or other welcome gift

    Free gift
  • 🅰

    This event awards PWCA letters

    PWCA Letters

Prize funds and scoring categories

  • Deutsche Meisterschaft Damen
  • Deutsche Meisterschaft Herren
  • German Open Sports Class (up to low EN-D)
  • German Open Ladies
  • German Open Overall
More information about prizes and categories

Event info

This is the second installment of the German Open in the beautiful Spanish flying site of Àger. For German pilots this will be the national championship of 2022, whereas international pilots have the chance to earn a letter for the PWC or collect points for the WPRS in this high profile FAI CAT2 event.

Flying site

Ager es una localidad en el valle entre las montañas de la Sierra de Monsec y Aiguabarreig Segre-Noguera Pallaresa parque nacional en la provincia de Lleida, España.
Despegue pricipal: Coll D’Ares, conocida como Roper.
1560 m ASL 31T 313555 , 4657599 (42.048339,0.747082)
Es un despegue muy amplio y despejado. Permite prepararse a multitud de voladores a la vez, con una salida útil de más de 50m. Dispone de diversas mangas y cintas para controlar el viento. Su orientación es Sur, permitiendo la salida con viento cruzado del Oeste.

Otros despegues descripción offs aqui .
Slideshow aqui .
Photos by http://nomadness.benlo.com/ager.html.

Ager is a locality in the valley between Sierra de Monsec mountains and Aiguabarreig Segre-Noguera Pallaresa National park in Lleida province of Spain.

Main take off Coll D’Ares - 1560 m ASL 31T 313555 , 4657599 (42.048339,0.747082)
It is very big and clear take off. It has a few streamers to show the wind. It is South faced, but it allows to take off with West winds. If there is East wind, it is slightly in rotor. In an east it's better to continue to the Sant Alis take off. The height to Ager is 960 m.

Other takes offs description is here .
Slideshow here .
Photos by http://nomadness.benlo.com/ager.html.

Selection and entry fee

Entry fee is 270,-€ after selection and notification via Email.
60 places are reserved for German League Members 2022.
Max.10 Wildcards for the Organizers.
The remaining international pilots (max 140 total) will be selected according to their WPRS ranking as of 01.03.2022.

Documents required at registration

  • Issued by your local NAC on behalf of the FAI. You cannot normally compete in an FAI event without one. Contact your National Association (NAC)

    FAI Sporting Licence
  • The organiser requires you to present your National flying licence.

    National Licence
  • You will need to sign a waiver or release document to show you understand the risks. Usually the organiser will provide it on arrival.

    Signed Waiver/Release form
  • You must provide the organiser with a copy of your liability (3rd party) insurance documents

    Liability Insurance
  • You must provide the organiser with a copy of your medical, rescue and repatriation insurance. You can purchase Global Rescue cover from Airtribune

    Rescue/Medical Insurance

Cancellation Policy

If a pilot cancels before 1st of August the registration fee minus 10€ (booking fee) will be refunded. 50% of the registration fee will be refunded if a pilot cancels by 15th of August. After 16th of August the registration fee will not be refunded.

Due to COVID restrictions and protocols there is a possibility that the event may be cancelled. Therefore 250,-€ of the fee will be refunded if the competition is cancelled by the organizer.

Prize fund and scoring categories

1500,-€ will be distributed among the winners of the diffferent categories. We will also have prizes offered by our event sponsors. Among those will be a new NAVITER Oudie N, which all pilots have an equal chance to win at the tombola during the closing ceremony.

General schedule

Saturday 03.09.2022.
Registration day, transports to takeoff between 11:00 and 12:00
17:00-21:00 local registration at HQ
21:30 mandatory safety briefing

Sunday 04.09. to Saturday 10.09.
Competition days

Saturday 10.09. approx. 19:30
Closing ceremony with prize giving and tombola

Accommodation and Activities

How to get here

Camping Vall d'Àger, s-n, Lugar Afores Ager, 0, 25691 Àger, Lérida, Spanien
Àger Spain

Plane

The nearest international airport is Barcelona.
Web http://www.barcelona-airport.com/
http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite/Aeropuerto-Barcelona

Bus

From Barcelona take Supra Economy Barcelona-Lleidatowards Lleida to Lleida and then a local bus to Balaguer and then to Ager. It takes bout 6 hours)
Bus company ALSA
http://www.alsa.es/
810 34 902422242

Car

From Barcelona (2 hours - 180 Km):
A2 Lleida direction - Martorell - Igualada - Tarrega - Balaguer - cross river Balaguer sharp right - take C-12 - Les Avellanes - Font de pou - Ager.

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Organizers

DHV e.V.
Deutscher Hängegleiter Verband e.V.
Am Hoffeld 4
83703 Gmund am Tegernsee
Germany

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