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Event info

Airtowing Hang Gliding Competition, FAI 2 Category, Race to Goal type in 4 Classes;
Class 1 Open
Class 1 Sport
Class 2
Class 5
Registration Open: December 10, 2016
Registration Closed: May 20, 2017
Pilot requirements: H3, AT, XC.

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Flying site

Twin Oaks Airport, Whitewater, Wisconsin, USA
N 42 51.350, W 88 45.487
821 ft ACL (250 m)
Cloud Base at this time of year will vary from 4K to 8K (max 10K in 2016)
HG Site Record: Triangle 159 miles, Open Distance 202 miles.

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How to get here

About 1hr 45 min drive from O'Hare Airport

Event info

Airtowing Hang Gliding Competition, FAI 2 Category, Race to Goal type in 4 Classes;
Class 1 Open
Class 1 Sport
Class 2
Class 5
Registration Open: December 10, 2016
Registration Closed: May 20, 2017
Pilot requirements: H3, AT, XC.

Flying site

Twin Oaks Airport, Whitewater, Wisconsin, USA
N 42 51.350, W 88 45.487
821 ft ACL (250 m)
Cloud Base at this time of year will vary from 4K to 8K (max 10K in 2016)
HG Site Record: Triangle 159 miles, Open Distance 202 miles. (http://siterecords.blogspot.com/)
This airport is located on the North side of Whitewater city. It has 3 grass runways and 3 hangars. Whitewater is located around 100 miles NNW from Chicago.

Selection and entry fee

Entry Fee and Tow Fee.

Entry Fee:
1) $350.00 December 10, 2016 to February 28, 2017
2) $650 after February 28, 2017 to May 20, 2017

How to pay for Entry Fee:
1) https://www.paypal.me/midwest2017
2) Check Pay to: Questlift.Inc. Address: Questlift Inc., 3128 Bennett Pl., AURORA IL 60502

Tow Fee:
1) TBD ($300-$400)- depend on gas price / number of pilots.

How to pay for Tow Fee:
1) Pilots required to pay Tow Fee before first task. Pilots will be able to pay Tow Fee during registration at airport. (Check,Cash, Credit Card).

Refund of Entry Fee:
Up to March 15, 2017 - 100% REFUND
March 16, 2017 to April 30, 2017 - 50% REFUND
After May 01, 2017 - NO REFUND


Prize fund and scoring categories

Trophy.
More prizes TBD - depend on pilots participation number.

General schedule

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - Practice Day
Friday, June 2, 2017 - Practice Day
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - Official Training Day

Saturday, June 3, 2017
Registration at Airport: 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM
Catered Barbecue 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
7:30 PM Official Opening Meeting (Mandatory)

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - Saturday,June 10, 2017 Contest flying days.

Saturday, June 10, 2017 Prize-giving and closing ceremony.

Daily schedule

9.30 am Headquarter opens
10.00 am Task and Safety Committee meetings
10.30 am Pilots briefing
12.30 Take off window opens
4.30 pm Scoring Office Open
22.00 pm Provisional Results

Accommodation and Activities

Loco Hotels and motels in Whitewater WI and Fort Atkinson WI
RV @ airport
Camping @ airport
Discounted Hotels/Motes contacts will be provided soon.

How to get here

From O'Hare Airport to Tween Oaks: see route in google maps.

Cold Spring, WI, USA
Whitewater, WI US

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Organizers

Midwest2017
Jamie Shelden
Meet Director
Larry Bunner
Organizer
greg dinauer
Organizer
Krzysztof Grzyb
Organizer / Airtribune Editor
Chico Mon
Safety Director 2
Mitch Shipley
Scorekeeper
Davis Straub
Weather

Contacts

Socials

Confirmed pilots
Total registered
Allowed pilots
# Name Nation Sponsor Glider Status
Women
,
Men
,
# Name Sponsor Glider
Class
Status
,

Open Class

  1. John Simon (207)
  2. Bruce Barmakian (205)
  3. Ollie Chitty (260)

Sport Class

  1. Kelly Myrkle (278)
  2. Greg Sessa (225)
  3. Mark Dowsett (249)

Best Woman - Open Class

  1. Niki Longshore (102)
  2. Linda Salamone (101)
  3. Tiki Mashy (103)

Best Woman - Sport Class

  1. Sara Weaver (104)
  2. Makbule Baldik Le Fay (105)
  3. Majo G Majors (110)

Tasks and results

Task 1

04 Jun, 2017

Class 1 — 62.5 km — Race to goal

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Task 1

04 Jun, 2017

Class 1 Sport — 30.2 km — Race to goal

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Task 2

06 Jun, 2017

Class 1 — 146.3 km — Race to goal

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Task 2

06 Jun, 2017

Class 1 Sport — 76.2 km — Race to goal

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Task 3

07 Jun, 2017

Class 1 — 88.1 km — Race to goal

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Task 3

07 Jun, 2017

Class 1 Sport — 54.5 km — Race to goal

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Task 4

08 Jun, 2017

Class 1 — 76.2 km — Race to goal

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Task 4

08 Jun, 2017

Class 1 Sport — 38.6 km — Race to goal

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Task 5

09 Jun, 2017

Class 1 — 77.4 km — Race to goal

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Task 5

09 Jun, 2017

Class 1 Sport — 54.3 km — Race to goal

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