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Event info

2017 Korean championship event welcomes pilots to PyeongChang. This is a traditional Korean paraglider's meet flying site. This five days event is organized by Federation of Korea Aeronautics.

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Local Regulations



These local regulations are to be used in conjunction with General Section and Section 7 of the FAI

Sporting Code.

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Flying site

Pyeongchang Jang-Am mountain is a peak about 836 m ASL, located in north-east area of Korea. There are numerous mountains surrounding Pyeongchang-city, the floor of the valley there is about 300 meters ASL.

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How to get here

PyeongChang is located in the northern of South Korea.

Event info

2017 Korean championship event welcomes pilots to PyeongChang. This is a traditional Korean paraglider's meet flying site. This five days event is organized by Federation of Korea Aeronautics.

=====================

Local Regulations



These local regulations are to be used in conjunction with General Section and Section 7 of the FAI

Sporting Code.

1. ENTRY

1.1 This event is open to all pilots from any country which an FAI member.

1.2 The target for maximum competitors is 100 pilots.

1.3 The Entry fee for the competition is 200 USD/pilot


Includes for pilots:
■Lunch Box
■Transportation (landing site - take off site)

1.4 Entry Fee can be transferred to:

Bank name : WOORI BANK
Branch : YEOKJEON BANKING CE.
Account name : Federation of Korea Aeronautics
Account No : 1005-602-892058
Bank Code : HVBKKRSEXXX (Swift Code)

1.5 End date of Entry Fee payment is 30 Sep 2017 and it is No Refundable.

2. GENERAL COMPETITION RULES

2.1 Registration

The on line registration will be open from September 1 to 30 2017. Online registration can be done

at https://airtribune.com/korean-championship2017/

2.2 Pilot Requirements
■ SPORTING LICENCE is essential required.
■ Evidence of pilot qualification/Paragliding license equal to parapro 4 issued by their NAC.
■ Prove of pilot Nationality
■Pay the entry fee for 200 USD
■Signed Release of liability document


2.3 Launch order
■ launch order will follow CIVIL world ranking.


3. TECHNICAL MEETING AND PILOT BRIEFING
■All pilots must attend the technical meeting.
■If a pilot is not attending the technical meeting, he will be consider understood of all the

competition rules.
■Pilot briefing for pilots by Meet Director will take place at Take off area, every day before task.


4. SCORES
■ Score with GAP2016(FTV20%)


5. PENALTIES

Specify the penalties that may be imposed by the Meet Director.

6. SAFETY

6.1 Safety Committee

At technical meeting, a Safety Committee will be formed. It will be lead by Meet Director with member

of Launch Marshal, minimum of two experienced participating pilots.

The Safety Director’s responsibility will be to monitor all aspects of safety. These include but are

not limited to:
■Addressing all pilots at a specific safety briefing.
■Attending all pilot briefings.
■Checking meteorological conditions especially wind speed at launch.
■Checking pilot separation.
■Preventing pilots launching with unsafe equipment.
■Collecting accident reports.
■Discussing incidents with Steward and presenting conclusions at pilot briefings.


7. COMPLAINTS AND PROTESTS
■Complaints and Protests will be dealt with according to the procedures in Section 7C and General

Section. A complaint may be made to the Meet Director or deputy, preferably by the Team Leader. It

should be made with the minimum delay and it will be dealt with expeditiously.
■If the complainant is not satisfied with the outcome, the Team Leader may make a protest in writing

to the Director. The time limit for protests is 1 hours after notification of the result of the

complaint. The protest fee is 50USD. It will be returned if the protest is upheld.


8. PRIZES

8.1 OVERALL

Total amount : 3,000,000 KRW

Flying site

Pyeongchang Jang-Am mountain is a peak about 836 m ASL, located in north-east area of Korea. There are numerous mountains surrounding Pyeongchang-city, the floor of the valley there is about 300 meters ASL. Flying season lasts all year round.
The elevation keeps 1500~2000 m, average temperature between 15 to 25 °C.
Pyeongchang Jang-Am mountain is a famous paragliding place in Korea offering good conditions even for beginner-pilots. The usual flights are made along the long ridges and crossing valley and along the ridge of surrounding mountains(800 ~1200 m ASL). Can make route to north, west, south directions.
Thermal strength in up to 6 m/s. Usual best hours to start is about 12:00. Thermals begin at about 11 a.m. and last until 4 p.m. The conditions are good for flying - no strong winds in this region.
The longest competition task flights made from there exceed 100 km. And the pilots managed to climb as high as 3000 meters ASL.
This place has already host a number of paragliding events: Korea Open League 2013, 2014, Korea Hang gliding Championship 2010, 2011.

Take-off - 700 ASL 37.381049,128.421013 (52S 448742E, 4137302N)
The launch ground is located in 3 km from the nearest town and can be reached by taxi or bus. It takes 20 minutes to get there.
The slope descend is about 15 degrees, it is concrete road. The take off ground allows 2 simultaneous launches. Top landing is difficult, but possible.

Landing - 300 ASL (52S 447866E, 4136867N)
Ground is covered with sands. The landing is located in 1 km to the city, near the road.

Organizers

Federation of Korea Aeronautics
26, Tongil-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Selection and entry fee

Entry fee: 200 USD in local currency.
To be paid by before Oct 1th.
Payment details will be informed to registered pilots by email

Prize fund and scoring categories

Top 5 pilots in Overall.
Top 3 pilots in Women.

General schedule

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017
17:30 - 20:30- Registration and Waypoint download

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Contest flying days

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Contest flying days

Friday, Oct 13, 2017
Contest flying days

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017
Contest flying days

Sunday, Oct 15, 2017
Contest flying days
19:00 - Prize-giving and closing ceremony

Daily 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 definition
12:30 - Take-off window opens
16:30 - Scoring office opens
22:00 - Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

PyeongChang is located in the northern of South Korea.

How to get here

PyeongChang is located in the northern of South Korea.

대한민국 전라북도 장수군 번암면 교동리
PyeongChang KR

Plane

The nearest airport is Incheon international Airport of Seoul. To get to the city use subway.

Bus

To get to Pyeongchan take a bus from Tong Seoul Jonhab terminal, where you can get by subway from the airport.
It takes about 2 and half hours to get there.
See http://www.odsay.com/Express/.

Car

Take highway toll road 55 then roads 88 and 82 to get to Pyeongchan.

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Tasks and results

Task 1

11 Oct, 2017

29.2 km — Race to goal

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