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Iceland Paragliding XC Nationals is a competition for all levels of competitors.
(FAI Category 2 Competition)
It is amazing to fly in exotic country having is 24 hour daylight. Most tasks to be flown from Mt.

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Flying site

Mt Burfell is a well know launch ground in the South of Iceland. It is located about 120 km from Reykjavik and connected by highway. It is a 669-meter table volcano located in Iceland. It is situated in the south of the country along the western boundary of the Þjórsárdalur valley.

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How to get here

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The HQ is located about 100 km to the East of Reykjavik.

Map of takeoffs in Iceland along with Weather information available at:
http://hopp.la/ice/

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Event info

Iceland Paragliding XC Nationals is a competition for all levels of competitors.
(FAI Category 2 Competition)
It is amazing to fly in exotic country having is 24 hour daylight. Most tasks to be flown from Mt. Burfell in south of Iceland. But depending on weather takeoffs might be different for different days.
Note: Iceland is GMT+0 all year round

Flying site

Mt Burfell is a well know launch ground in the South of Iceland. It is located about 120 km from Reykjavik and connected by highway. It is a 669-meter table volcano located in Iceland. It is situated in the south of the country along the western boundary of the Þjórsárdalur valley. It is a lonely standing round top mountain that dominates the valley about 400 m. Practically, you can go into the air anywhere where the mountain is circular.

Take off - 660m ASL (64.080431 -19.802862)
A wide flat stony ground clean form obstacles. Connection by asphalt road and then 4x4 vehicles to get to top of the mountain

Selection and entry fee

The competition is open to all pilots.
Entry fee €30 / 5.000 ISK
(33 € for PayPal payments).
Registration validation: The registration is only valid once the organization has received the registration fee.
Payment deadline is 16. June 2015
---Notify by email of all payments---

Payment methods:
***PayPal (to email: ag@teigar.net)
***International Bank Transfer:
Name: Agust Gudmundsson
SWIFT: GLITISRE
IBAN: IS230513261001942606602769
***Iceland bank transfer:
513-26-100194 Knt: 260660-2769


Prize fund and scoring categories

Winners of Open Competition will receive Medals.
Possibly there will be a Sponsor giving additional Prizes for winners.
Icelandic top pilot will be the Icelandic Champion of 2015
(Working on sponsors for further prizes)

General schedule

Registration will be at HQ evening 16th and early morning 17th before we take off.

General schedule for each competition day:
17-20 June Task days as defined in Morning Briefing

Task of Sunday of 21. June is reserve and only flown as part of the competition in case of no valid task has been flown in previous competition days.

Daily schedule

General schedule for each competition day:
17-20 June Task days as defined in Morning Briefing
09.00 - Pilot Briefing at HQ
11.00 - Task briefing at takeoff
17.00 - Downloads and scoring at HQ
* Prize giving Saturday night (pending Sunday as reserve day )

Accommodation and Activities

HQ will be at Camping Site of Arnes ( http://tjalda.is/en/arnes/ )
There is a swimming pool and hot jacuzzi at HQ.
We have pre-booked some rooms at a hostel at the campsite see: http://www.hostel.is/Hostels/Arnes/
2person rooms ISK10.000 4person rooms ISK17.300 bedsheets ISK1.500
There are other options like:
Steinsholt ( http://ww.steinsholt.is ) which is on the way to takeoff.
Leirubakki ( http://www.leirubakki.is ) on the east side of takeoff.
There are other accommodation available, please send requests.

How to get here

HQ is located at the camping site.

International competitors fly to Iceland (KEF intenational airport)
Around 20 airlines have scheduled flights to Iceland.


Reykjavik Iceland

Plane

The nearest airport is Reykjavik http://www.icelandair.com/ is the largest airline connecting many Europe and USA cities to Iceland.
http://www.easyjet.com/en/ has many European flights.
http://www.dohop.com/ might give you options available

Car

The camping is located about 100 km from Reykjavik about 1h 30 min by car along highway 1.

Downloads

Organizers

Fisfelag Reykjavikur
http://fisflug.is (In icelandic)
Agust Gudmundsson
Organizer, MD, TaskSetter, Scorer and whatever

Contacts

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

Open competition results

A great competition has come to an end. Many new friends with competitors from Iceland, Greenland, Germany, Norway, Austria and Australia.
Who knows how many nations will be next year.

Open competition

  1. Herbert Porst (9250)
  2. Max Petersen (67)
  3. Eberhard Raichle (58)

After three tasks the winners have been determined. The top was dominated by German Team pilots, Herbert the winner, 2nd place was Max from Greenland and 3rd place was Eberhard

Open competition results

Iceland PG Competition

  1. Hans Kristjan Gudmundsson
  2. Bjorn Ragnarsson
  3. Kari Skulason

This was also the Icelandic Nationals. There were number of pilots that had the chance of being in top 3 places.

Tasks and results

Task 1

19 Jun, 2015

28.1 km — Race to goal

Replay:
Task results:
Comp. results:
Tracks:

Task 2

20 Jun, 2015

19.6 km — Race to goal

Replay:
Task results:
Comp. results:
Tracks:

Task 3

21 Jun, 2015

19.6 km — Race to goal

Replay:
Task results:
Tracks:
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