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Event info

Competition in cross country flying will be held in Buzet (Istria), and Tribalj (Rijeka) Croatia.
Competition dates: June 3rd - June 6th 2021. If the weather conditions would not allow, the championship will be postponed for a one week.

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Flying site

1st take off: Raspadalica

• Take-off: Raspadalica, at 546 m (GPS N45°25'26", E013°59'54")
• Landing: Buzet, at 155 m (GPS N45°25'25", E013°58'10")
Wind: SE, S, SW

HQ at landing place: Ročko Polje https://goo.

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  • 0 Pilots Confirmed
  • 31 Pilots total registered
  • 160 EUR Entry fee
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  • 100 Pilots max allowed
  • 8 Countries presented
  • ✅ CCC and lower allowed
    ❌ Uncertified wings prohibited
  • This is not an FAI sanctioned event
  • left before start of event
  • before registration 18/03 18:00 (Europe/Zagreb)
  • 🛰️

    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
  • 🛰️

    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
  • 💩

    There are toilets at, or near, the launch

    Toilets on takeoff
  • 🛰

    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 ballast water available at launch

    Ballast on takeoff
  • 🥪

    There will be daily lunch packs for pilots

    Lunch packs
  • 👕

    You will receive a tshirt or other welcome gift

    Free gift
  • 💚

    The organisers have commmitted to Carbon Offset the event, including competitior travel to & from the venue

    Carbon offset
  • ♻️

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

    Plastic reduction

Event info

Competition in cross country flying will be held in Buzet (Istria), and Tribalj (Rijeka) Croatia.
Competition dates: June 3rd - June 6th 2021. If the weather conditions would not allow, the championship will be postponed for a one week. Reserve dates will be: June 10th - June 13th 2021.

Flying site

1st take off: Raspadalica

• Take-off: Raspadalica, at 546 m (GPS N45°25'26", E013°59'54")
• Landing: Buzet, at 155 m (GPS N45°25'25", E013°58'10")
Wind: SE, S, SW

HQ at landing place: Ročko Polje https://goo.gl/maps/3b9MWNb3Aj9A5zM4A

2nd take off: Učka - Šušnjevica

• Take-off: Brgud, at 810 m. (GPS N45°14'25", E014°11'40")
• Landing: Ćepić polje, at 36 m. (GPS N45°11'57", E014°08'10")
Wind: W

3rd take off: Tribalj

• Take-off: Tribalj, at 773 m. (GPS N45°14'23", E014°40'59")
• Landing: Ropci, at 68 m. (GPS N45°13'59", E014°39'34")
Wind: S, SW
Others appropriate sites may be used by the Meet Director, after consultation with the Task
committee.

Selection and entry fee

Priority to register for competition Istra Open 2021 C-19 will have pilots registered and who didn't claim refund prepayments for last year cancelled by COVID - 19 competition. 

Pilot entry fee:
1st option – 140 € for first 40 pilots

Pre-payment: cotisation 20€ via IBAN. All pilots whose already paid last year from the same competition and which one was cancelled by COVID - 19 will be confirmed for this event.
Full payment on site – HQ: cotisation 20 € + 120 €

PRE-PAYMENT of cotisation MUST BE DONE TILL 15.05.2021.

2nd option – 160 € for next 20 pilots

Full payment on site – HQ: cotisation 20 € + 140 €

3nd option – 180 € for next 20 pilots

Full payment on site – HQ: cotisation 20 € + 160 €

Payment:
Zrakoplovni klub Fenis
A.T.Mimare 40, 10000 Zagreb
IBAN: HR8023600001102269100
SWIFT: ZABAHR2X
OIB: 77635862803

*In case the pilot cancels his/her participation in the competition 10 days prior to the start date, the participation fee – cotisation is fully refunded.
*In pilot cancelation less than 10 days before the competition, organiser will held pre-payment (20 €).
- Discounts for alternative activities in the event of bad weather
- Other event benefits, as they are made available
- If the Covid situation allows, there will be a social evening with drinks organised*In case the event is fully pre-cancelled by organiser, including reserve dates, due to the bad weather conditions or COVID-19 situation, the organiser will keep the 20 € of the participation fee.

The payment will get you:
- Daily transport to launch for all tasks
- Retrieves daily
- Daily lunch packs
- Trackers, for safety and scoring
- Typical tasking/scoring services
- Facemasks available for all that require them
- Competition T-shirt

Documents required at registration:
FAI Sporting Licence
FAI IPPI Card
The organiser requires you to present your National flying licence.
National Licence
Signed Application form
Signed Waiver/Release form
Experience summary required
Identification documents needed
Liability Insurance
Rescue/Medical Insurance
valid medical check not older than 6 months for HR pilots

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 FAI IPPI card is an International card that states your skill level. It is issued by your National Association and matches the level or your flying Licence

    FAI IPPI Card
  • The organiser requires you to present your National flying licence.

    National Licence
  • You will need to sign an applicaton form at the venue. Usually the organiser will provide it on arrival.

    Signed Application form
  • 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
  • The organiser wishes for you to provide a summary of your experience on arrival.

    Experience summary required
  • You will need to provide photo ID on arrival. This could be Passport, Driving Licence or National ID, for example.

    Identification documents needed
  • 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

*In case the pilot cancels his/her participation in the competition 10 days prior to the start date, the participation fee – cotisation is fully refunded.
*In pilot cancelation less than 10 days before the competition, organiser will held pre-payment (20 €).
*In case the event is fully pre-cancelled by organiser, including reserve dates, due to the bad weather conditions or COVID-19 situation, the organiser will keep the 20 € of the participation fee.

Prize fund and scoring categories

Competition categories:
OVERALL (certified gliders EN/LTF A, EN/LTF B, EN/LTF C, EN/LTF D, CCC)
SPORT (certified gliders EN-C)
FUN (certified gliders up to EN-B)
FEMALE (certified gliders EN/LTF A, EN/LTF B, EN/LTF C, EN/LTF D, CCC)

Trophies will be given for all categories.
Money rewards will be given in Overall category for the first 3 places.

General schedule

Registration of pilots in HQ – 02.06. 19:00 onward till 21:00 or 03.06. 2021. from 7:00 onward till 9:00.

Thursday 03.06.2021.

- 07:00 to 9:00, Registration

- 9:15, Pilots welcome, first briefing (obligatory!), weather forecast, poll of safety and task committee

- 11:00, task briefing at TO

- 18:00, provisional results

Thursday - Sunday, 03.06. - 06.06.2021.

- 11:00, task briefing at TO

- 18:00, provisional results

Sunday, 06.06.2020.

- 11:00, task briefing at TO

- 17:00, provisional results

- 18:00, final results, award ceremony

Daily schedule

Typical competition day schedule

08:00 - Headquarter opens
09:30 - Transport to take-off
11:00 - Meet Director / Task and Safety Committee meetings
11:15 - Pilots' briefing / Previous task official results / Task definitio
12:30 - Take-off window opens
16:30 - Scoring office opens
22:00 - Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

1. Raspadalica camp with a tent, or with camper-van. Raspadalica is the campsite overlooking the town of Buzet and my guests claim that I am quite a unique place. It's equipped with six toilet blocks and four showers. Camping per day 8 €. Contact: Ana Popović 098 1678 737, Ana is also contact for accommodation in the apartments in Roč. http://www.raspadalica.com/

2. Hotel Fontana, Buzet https://www.hotelfontanabuzet.com/hr/


Istria has Mediterranean cosine which is especially known of truffles - "fuzi" pastry with truffles is a must taste local gourmet food. Vines denominated Malvazija, Teran, Muscat are of the native grape varieties.
Worth-to-see places are: Hum (the smallest town in the world), Motovun (small medieval town), Brijuni islands (national park), Arena (amphitheatre in Pula), the Euphrasian basilica (UNESCO world heritage located in Porec), etc.

Nearest sport climbing areas are Raspadalica, Buzet canyon, Istarske toplice and Ponte porton near Motovun. Classical routes can be found in Vela draga near the Ucka tunnel. Bike trails can be searched using: http://www.istria-bike.com/en/bike_trails
Nice hiking routes are situated on Zbevnica (trail: Brest – Orljak – Zbevnica) and Ucka nature park (http://www.pp-ucka.hr/en/ucka-outdoor-2/hiking/).

Apartment lodging in Buzet, Roc, Istarske toplice and other nearby places or can be found using some travel search engine.

How to get here

By Plane
The closest international airports (70-90 km from Buzet) are:
Rijeka, Croatia: http://www.rijeka-airport.hr/destination_eng.asp
Pula, Croatia: http://www.airport-pula.hr/default.aspx?id=164
Trieste, Italy: https://triesteairport.it/en/airport/flights-and-destinations/live-flight-information/ )
Other nearby international airports are:
Ljubljana, Slovenia (140 km): http://www.lju-airport.si/en/Main
Zagreb, Croatia (200 km): http://www.zagreb-airport.hr/en
Venice, Italy (200 km): http://www.veniceairport.it/en/flights/flight-destinations.html
Klagenfurt, Austria (200 km): http://www.klagenfurt-airport.at/

By Bus
Buzet is connected with most major cities in Istria, but also, with Trieste, Zagreb, etc. Time schedules and connections can be searched here: http://www.buscroatia.com/

By Car
From north/west: from Slovenian highway A1 heading south, take the exit toward Crni Kal and continue on the local road 208 and 206 towards Buzet.
From the east: in Rijeka, take the exit towards Pula/Pazin/Opatija. Just after exiting the tunnel (3 EUR toll), take the exit towards Lupoglav and continue on the local road heading NW.

Roč
Buzet, Brgud, Tribalj Croatia

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Organizers

Zrakoplovni klub Fenis
Ante Topića Mimare 40
10090 Zagreb
Croatia
IBAN: HR8023600001102269100
SWIFT: ZABAHR2X
OIB: 77635862803

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