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LOCAL REGULATIONS
These local regulations are to be used in conjunction with the most recent versions of:
• General Section of the FAI Sporting Code
• Common Section 7C of the FAI Sporting Code.
• Section 7C of the FAI Sporting Code.

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Flying site

Serchhip is the headquater town of Serchhip District, one of the eight districts of Mizoram, India. The town is located in the heart of Mizoram, surrounded by lush green forest hills. This beautiful town is only 104 kms from the state capital Aizawl.

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How to get here

Mizoram is linked with the rest of India by Air, Rail and Road Transport.
The nearest international airports are at Guwahati and Kolkata.

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Event info

LOCAL REGULATIONS
These local regulations are to be used in conjunction with the most recent versions of:
• General Section of the FAI Sporting Code
• Common Section 7C of the FAI Sporting Code.
• Section 7C of the FAI Sporting Code.


Purpose
The purpose of the competition accuracy “Championships" is to provide a safe, fair and satisfying contest flying in order to determine the Individual champion of Pre PG Accuracy World Cup India 2018,a CAT II FAI event and to reinforce friendship among pilots.



Contacts
Mizoram Aero Sports Association
President +91 9612080159

Competition Organiser:
Mizoram Aero Sports Association
https://mizoramaerosport.com
Event Co-ordinator : Arjun Kr Rai.






Officials
Chief Organizing: MASA J.Vanlalliana (India)
Meet Director: Miss Violeta Masteikiene (Lithuania)
Safety Director: TBD
Chief Judge: Jaka Goranc (Slovenia)
Event Judge: Vijay M Soni. (India)
Target Judge: Dr. Lalmuanpuia (India)
Launch Marshal: Arjun Kumar Rai (India)
Target Judge: Lalrindika (India)
Target Judge: Zoliana Chhakchhuak (India)
Observer: Aldy Patanroi (Indonesia)
Media & Publication: LPS Vision

Programme

General Schedule:
Monday, Dec 3, 2018
Arrival and Official Registration (Serchhip) From 16:00-18:00

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018
08:30-10:30 Official Registration (Serchhip)
10:30-11:30- Mandatory Safety Briefing at headquarters (Serchhip)
11:30-12:00- Proceed to flying site and equipment inspection at take off
12:00-15:30- Official training round
17:00-19:00- Opening Ceremony followed by Welcoming Dinner (Serchhip)

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
11:00-16:00- Competition flights

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018
11:00-16:00- Competition flights

Friday, Dec 7, 2018
11:00-16:00- Competition flights
17:00-20:00- Closing Ceremony and Prize Distribution followed by Cultural Programme and Farewell Dinner.

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018
Transfer to Lengpui Airport/Bus Terminal for Departure.
Daily schedule
Daily Schedule:
08:00- Headquarter opens
09:30- Transfer to take-off site
11:00- Pilot briefings on take-off
11:20- Take-off window opens
16:00- Window close

Accommodation and Activities
Accommodation:
Accommodation is provided at Serchhip. Tourist lodge and homestay are provided. Tented accommodation is also available if any pilot requires.

The programme is subject to change. Any changes before the start of the competition will be posted on the website.
After the start of the competition, any program changes will be announced by the Meet Director at the Team Leaders’ briefing and posted on the official notice board at headquarters.



The daily schedule is subject to change. Any changes before the start of the competition will be posted on the website. After the start of the competition, changes will be announced by the Meet Director at the Team Leaders’ briefing and posted on the official notice board at headquarters.


1. Entry
The maximum number of pilots in the championship is120
The maximum number of pilots constituting a team is 4 total from any gender, not necessary to be from same nationality.

Categories
The competition is open to all pilots which countries are Member and Associated Member of FAI. The competition will comprise individual man and individual women categories and team classification. If there are at least 5 women pilots competing, individual rankings will be awarded in female class.


2. Entry Fee
The Entry fees will be:
• 60Euro per foreign pilot. OR 5000 INR for Indian Pilots


The Entry fee includes:

• ID card
• Competitor identification.
• Transport To and From Flying site from place of Stay
• Lunch on Comp days.
• T-shirt.
• Free access to all championship events and parties.
• Free Internet – Wi-Fi – access at the HQ.
• Winners Prizes
• First aid medical service and Ambulance on all comp days.


3. Pre – Registration
Registration for all pilots will be open on the competition website from 01 Oct 2018
We are recommending to all pilots to write in advance application form on the web page of competition
https://airtribune.com/mizoramopen2018/info

4. Registration
On registration day, pilots must report to registration office to have their documents checked and to receive supplementary information.

Pilot documentation required:
—Pilot Registration Form
—Pilot ID or Passport
—Evidence of pilot qualification  IPPI card or Training certificate from known schools along with
Log book with minimum 100 hours flying time.
—Entry form
—Receipt for payment of entry fees
—Satisfactory evidence of glider airworthiness according to Section 7C
—Signed Release of liability documents
—Insurance proof
5. Acceptance
The organizers require documentary proof evidence of qualification and recommendation of senior pilots. During the test round MD, Safety director and Technical adviser will monitor qualification of the pilots and if pilot would not be able to show proper start, flying or landing technique he or she would not be accepted to take part on the competitions, but he/she would be welcome to stay on all competition events. Entry fee will not be refund.


6. Insurance
The organizers require documentary proof in English of valid insurance covering public liability risk to the value of minimum 2,500 Euros. Documentary proof must be presented to the organizers at registration;
Also, Personal accident/hospitalization/repatriation insurance is mandatory for pilots.


7. Equipment
All equipment must comply with Section 7C.Every pilot must have his own equipment. Changing
glider is not allowed without consulting with Meet Director.


Contest number
Will be supplied in accordance with Section 7C.
The number is 15 x 10 cm and must be displayed on the leg.

Radio
Every pilot can fly with radio VHF – 2 metres radio – set on given official frequency
Radios are not to be used for the purpose of providing advantageous competitive information, for coaching. Only the radio frequencies allocated by the organizers for safety, organization, teams’ must be used.


8. Safety Committee
A Safety Committee might be implemented.


9. Competition Site and Alternative site
Take-off : Chuan Chung ,1200 mtrs ASL South West Wind: Dynamic
Foot launch from Hill site
Landing place South West heading, 440mtrs ASL
Shortest line length 2 km.

1. -Take off Hill launch

a. Competitors must have good nil-wind as well as strong wind take-off skills.
b. At the Launch Meet Director's discretion, a pilot may be temporarily stood down or permanently withdrawn from the competition if he/she appears unable to launch safely in wind and weather conditions that fall within operating limits.
c. A failed take-off attempt or safety problem arising immediately after take-off (and which is not a result of pilot’s poor pre-flight check) which results in a landing at take-off, or away from the target, will be eligible for a re-launch for that round when allowed by Meet Director
d. Competitors must follow the priority or launch order.
e. Competitors not ready to fly in the established flying order when called forward to launch by the Launch Marshall, or who take off without the Launch Marshall’s permission, will be liable to a maximum score.
f. A pilot who is not present at launch will be marked ABS in the results of that round and a maximum score will be recorded.
g. A pilot who did not fly will be indicated as DNF in the results for that round and a maximum score will be recorded.
h. The average launch interval is 90 seconds/pilot.

1. Landing for Accuracy
a. Competitors will be scored according to the distance in centimetres between the first point of ground contact with their body and the edge of the dead centre (2 cm) disc to a maximum score of 500 cm
b. The measuring Field will have clearly marked circles set at 0.5m, 2.5m, 5m, and 10m.
c. Landing must be made on the feet. Falling is not allowed and a maximum score will be recorded, if the competitors fall.
d. Fall means if any part of the body or equipment (excluding footrest speed system) touches the ground before the wing does.
e. In the case of a flat footed contact, or where two points of contact are coincident, the furthest point is deemed the landing point, which is measured and scored.
f. A pilot landing outside the target area must report to the Judging Team as soon as possible. Failure to do so may invalidate any claim for a re-flight.


10. Number of rounds
Day There will be maximum of 6 full rounds completed within the time available, and minimum of 1 round must be completed to validate the competition.


11. Rest Day
No specific rest day is planned
.

12. Pre-Fliers – Free Flyers
a. The official Championships pre-fliers will be notified to all pilots at the first competition briefing. They will be experienced pilots familiar with the local sites, who understand the importance of their role in the Championships. They will not be competitors.
b. There will be no free-flying allowed from the Competition site in use, either during the competition or during a stand down, either by competition pilots or by free flyers, except at the end of the Competition day, when declared by the Launch Marshall/Competition Director.

13. Penalties

a. Dangerous flying:
b. First offence: formal warning.
c. Second offence: maximum score for the round.
d. Third offence: exclusion from the competition.
e. The Chief Judge and Launch Marshal shall liaise with the Safety Director and the Competition Director to report incidences of dangerous flying.
f. Other rule infringements: As for dangerous flying.

14. Safety Committee
a. A safety committee will be appointed. At the first briefing, a safety Committee will be formed. It is recommended the Safety Committee includes: meet Director (or his deputy), Launch Marshall (or Deputy), senior member of Judging Team, minimum of two experienced participating pilots (one of them a foreign pilot).
b. The safety Officer's responsibility will be to monitor all aspects of safety. This includes but is not limited to:

1. Addressing all pilots at a specific safety briefing.
2. Attending all pilot briefings.
3. Checking meteorological condition especially wind speed at launch and target.
4. Checking pilot separation.
5. Preventing pilot launching with unsafe equipment.
6. Collecting accident reports.
7. Discussing incidents with technical delegate and presenting conclusions at pilots’ briefings.
8. The Safety Officer in conjunction with the Meet Director may stop the competition for reasons of safety. Any decision taken by him will be reported to the Jury president.

15. Emergency Procedures
One English speaking emergency doctor and an ambulance with appropriate equipment will be available during all operations. Expected response time for evacuation by ambulance from landing to the hospital in Serchhip is 30 minutes.
16. Re-launches
A competitor may only request a re-launch following a disputed flight by applying to the Event Judge at the target before signing for his score.
The competitor must register his request for re-launch with the Recorder before communicating with any other person (with the exception of the Chief and Event Judges).
A re-launch may be awarded only for the following reasons:
1. Wind Speed: The wind speed exceeds the specified limit during the time of 30 seconds before the competitor lands. The competitor will be automatically offered a re-launch. The competitor may choose to accept the score achieved or accept a re-launch. The competitor must make a decision immediately.
2 .Target Obscured: The target is obscured during a competitor's final approach and the pilot makes a clear signal that he is flying away and does not attempt to land on the target.
3. Judges Disagree: The judges are unable to agree an accurate score for any reason.
4. Safety Reasons: The competitor changes his flight plans for safety, does not then attempt to land on the target and makes a clear signal that he is flying away.
5. Distraction: If there is any significant external distraction which demonstrably affects the competitor's target approach and the pilot does not attempt to land on the target and makes a clear signal that he is flying away.
6. Judges' Discretion: At the Judges’ discretion on the grounds of a technical problem or abnormal conditions.This may be a failure with equipment (e.g. a broken steering line or a big tuck during the flight), which is not a result of the pilot’s poor pre-flight check, or massive sink such that a pilot is unable to reach the target or arrives with insufficient height to make a considered final approach. A re-launch may be authorised provided that the pilot does not attempt to fly to the target.


17. Wind speed
The maximum permitted wind speed will be 6 m/s.


18. Scoring
The pilots constituting a team are chosen at registration. Once chosen, pilots cannot be replaced for any reason.
Team number is 4 pilots. The team score for each round shall be the aggregate score of the best three (3) pilots in the team.



19. Amateur video evidence
Amateur video evidence may be accepted.
The Organizers will provide video recording on the landing. In the case where amateur video evidence is available when an official complaint is made, the Competition Director and Chief Judge reserve the right to choose whether and when to view that video evidence. The decision will be made on a case-to-case basis.
Further information regarding the policy on video evidence will be provided at the first pilot briefing.


20. Complaints and Protests
Refer to General Section, Common Section 7 and Section 7C.
On the first briefing, Meet Director Violeta Masteikiene will be formed from independent members and announced.

• A complaint may be made to the Meet Director, preferably by the Team leader, in writing in English, to request a correction. It must be made within one hour of the publication of the provisional results.
• If provisional scores are posted more than 2 hours after sunset and before 8:00 am next day, then the deadline for a complaint is 10:00 am the next day.
• For the last competition task, complaints must be submitted at the latest one hour after the publication of the provisional results.
• Complaints will be dealt with expeditiously.
• If the complainant is not satisfied with the outcome, a protest may be made to the Jury, preferably by the Team leader, in writing in English.
• Protests must be submitted within 2 hours after the complainant has been informed by the Meet Director or his Deputy of the result of the complaint.
• For the last competition task, protests must be submitted within 1 hour after the complainant has been informed by the Meet Director or his Deputy of the result of the complaint.
• The protest fee is 50 Euros. It will be returned if the protest is upheld.
• Team Leaders are encouraged to read Section 7C before making a complaint or a protest.

Flying site

Serchhip is the headquater town of Serchhip District, one of the eight districts of Mizoram, India. The town is located in the heart of Mizoram, surrounded by lush green forest hills. This beautiful town is only 104 kms from the state capital Aizawl.
The elevation of Chuanchung take-off point is 1100 meters, with a spectacular view. The landing point is Zawlpui, a vast expanse of paddy fields. The site is one of the best and safest paragliding sites in the Northeast and perhaps the whole of India.
Depending on the skill of the pilot, the topography of this site allows a flight of over 6 hours. This is indeed a rare and exciting opportunity.

Organizers

Mizoram Aerosports Association

Selection and entry fee

According to FAI Section 7C, the selection and registration process is as follows:
A) Each competitor will be required to present-
• Proof of identity.
• A valid pilot’s licence if the pilot’s country issues pilot licences.
• Satisfactory evidence of glider airworthiness.
• Proof of valid insurance as detailed.
• Proof of towing experience if needed.
B) Each competitor will be requested to sign:
• Certified glider statement.
• Entry form.

Entry Fee:
Indian Nationality - 5000 INR
Foreign Nationalities - 60 EUR

Inclusion:
1. Relevant transportation will be provided by Mizoram Aero-sport Association from 3rd to 8th December.
2. All accommodation will be provided in twin/triple sharing basis.
3. All meals will be provided by Mizoram Aero-sport Association from 3rd to 8th December.
4. The competition T-shirt will be provided to all participants.

Last payment of entry fees is 3rd December, 2018. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Entry Fee can be transferred to:
ACCOUNT NAME : MIZORAM AERO SPORTS ASSOCIATION
ACCOUNT NUMBER : 37951497620
IFS CODE : SBIN0017397
BANK NAME : STATE BANK OF INDIA
BRANCH NAME : KHATLA KAWN, AIZAWL : MIZORAM,


Registration:
The online registration will be opened from 5th October up to the 2nd December, 2018.

Prize fund and scoring categories

Prizes:
Overall Men
1st prize- INR 1,00,000.
2nd prize- INR 50,000.
3rd prize- INR 25,000.

Overall Women
1st prize- INR 50,000
2nd prize- INR 25,000.
3rd prize- INR 15,000.

Team Overall
1st prize- INR 20,000
2nd prize- INR 10,000.
3rd prize- INR 5,000.

General schedule

General Schedule:
Monday, Dec 3, 2018
Arrival and Official Registration (Serchhip) From 16:00-18:00

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018
08:30-10:30 Official Registration (Serchhip)
10:30-11:30- Mandatory Safety Briefing at headquarters (Serchhip)
11:30-12:00- Proceed to flying site and equipment inspection at take off
12:00-15:30- Official training round
17:00-19:00- Opening Ceremony followed by Welcoming Dinner (Serchhip)

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
11:00-16:00- Competition flights

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018
11:00-16:00- Competition flights

Friday, Dec 7, 2018
11:00-16:00- Competition flights
17:00-20:00- Closing Ceremony and Prize Distribution followed by Cultural Programme and Farewell Dinner.

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018
Transfer to Lengpui Airport/Bus Terminal for Departure.

Daily schedule

Daily Schedule:
08:00- Headquarter opens
09:30- Transfer to take-off site
11:00- Pilot briefings on take-off
11:20- Take-off window opens
16:00- Window close

Accommodation and Activities

Accommodation:
Accommodation is provided at Serchhip. Tourist lodge and homestay are provided. Tented accomodation is also available if any pilot requires.

How to get here

The Competition Main HQ is Tourist Lodge.

How to reach:
By Air — Lengpui Airport which is 1 hour drive from Aizawl is well connected by Air to Delhi, Mumbai, Bangaluru, Kolkata,Guwahati and Imphal
Air India-Daily Flight to Kolkata from Aizawl are available everyday, Aizawl to Imphal is available on alternate days
Jet Airways– Daily Flights to Kolkata and Guwahati are available everyday
Enquiries at Lengpui Airport : Air India : 0389-2573355, Jet Airways :0389-2573277,
By Train- Nearest Railhead is Silchar in Assam which is about 6 hrs drive from Aizawl, the capital city of Mizoram, India.

Tourist Lodge, Serchhip ,Mizoram 796181, India
Serchhip, Mizoram. IN

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Confirmed pilots
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Total registered
Women
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# Name Sponsor Glider Status

Pre PGAWC MIZORAM OPEN 2018

OVERALL RANK
Name ST. NR. Gender GLIDER Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Total RANK
Bijay Gautam 26 male Davinci 5 36 34 113 6 139 194 1
Bishal Thapa 28 male Niviuk 481 7 69 3 72 158 309 2
Bishal Thapa 24 male Advance 16 11 76 44 210 500 357 3
manjeet Kumar 6 male Nova 42 19 500 99 83 205 448 4
Anish Gurung 5 male swing 205 412 220 142 98 239 904 5
Tashi Lachungpa 8 male Niviuk 500 81 189 500 80 84 934 6
Mitsuharu Koga 30 male D-light 500 7 492 122 5 310 936 7
Vikas Thakur 31 male Dudek 500 154 500 49 184 335 1222 8
Shivjeet Thakur 39 male uturn 302 21 471 500 111 500 1405 9
Rajender Kumar 49 male Apco 191 500 121 319 500 338 1469 10
Pankaj Sharma 47 male Niviuk 500 500 500 56 161 353 1570 11
Arkash Singma 16 male Pro design 500 410 424 500 37 216 1587 12
DansWrang Basumatary 15 male BGD 500 115 500 500 405 203 1723 13
Lahramnghaha 20 male Thema 500 485 500 500 159 141 1785 14
Abhishek 32 male Gin 460 226 133 500 500 500 1819 15
Bishnu Tsh Lepcha 35 male swing 411 383 500 500 82 500 1876 16
Norbu Lama 23 male Ozone 500 500 500 500 286 100 1886 17
Thangboi Vaiphei 52 Male Culia 158 256 500 500 500 500 1914 18
Lara Leban 51 female 777 191 289 500 500 500 500 1980 19
Rinzing Doma Bhutia 11 Female Gin 500 500 184 307 500 500 1991 20
Govind Singh 12 male Apco 500 220 500 500 500 283 2003 21
LC Awma 44 male Thema 500 500 464 418 125 500 2007 22
Manesh Pratap Singh 25 male Niviuk 500 500 500 500 11 500 2011 23
Desh Raj 45 male Advance 500 500 500 500 38 500 2038 24
Vinod Kumar 14 male Apco 500 500 233 500 500 308 2041 25
Lendup Tseten Sherpa 41 male Niviuk 500 500 500 121 422 500 2043 26
Raj K Rai 42 male Niviuk 500 51 500 500 500 500 2051 27
Sunil Kumar 40 Male Pro design India 500 155 448 500 500 500 2103 28
Lalremruata Tetea 38 male swing 500 500 500 124 500 500 2124 29
Surinder Kumar 50 male Gin 180 500 500 459 500 500 2139 30
Lucky 22 male Niviuk 500 500 500 500 154 500 2154 31
Nakul Malik 46 male 500 500 500 500 500 179 2179 32
Amrits Jamatia 33 male Effect 500 500 243 500 500 500 2243 33
PC Zodinsanga 17 male swing 500 269 500 500 500 500 2269 34
Foram Pandya 1 Female BGD 500 500 289 500 500 500 2289 35
Mahindra Basumatary 2 male Ozone 500 303 500 500 500 500 2303 36
Ros Gurung 7 male Pro design 500 500 500 316 500 500 2316 37
Rupa Devi Karki 10 Female BGD 500 500 500 405 500 415 2320 38
Aditi Thakur 27 female Gin 500 500 454 500 500 404 2358 39
Keshar Singh Yadav 37 male Gin 500 500 483 500 500 414 2397 40
A Kuppu Samy 43 male Pro design 500 431 500 500 500 500 2431 41
Arshdeep Singh 3 male Axis 500 500 500 500 500 500 2500 42
Sachim Verma 4 male BGD 500 500 500 500 500 500 2500 42
Chiging Tatung 9 male Apco 500 500 500 500 500 500 2500 42
Bittu Moni 13 male Niviuk 500 500 500 500 500 500 2500 42
Keshab Ch Mashahary 18 male BGD 500 500 500 500 500 500 2500 42
Manuj Majumdar 19 male Pro design 500 500 500 500 500 500 2500 42
Ajay Singh 21 male Niviuk 500 500 500 500 500 500 2500 42
PK Nayak 29 male Apco 500 500 500 500 500 500 2500 42
Joginder Singh 34 male Apco 500 500 500 500 500 500 2500 42
Lalnunmawia KhawIhring 36 male Swing 500 500 500 500 500 500 2500 42
Ratheesh Kumar KC 48 male Apco 500 500 500 500 500 500 2500 42



OVERALL RANK WOMEN
Name ST. NR. GLIDER COUNTRY Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Total RANK
Lara Leban 51 777 Slovenia 191 289 500 500 500 500 1980 1
Rinzing Doma Bhutia 11 Gin India 500 500 184 307 500 500 1991 2
Foram Pandya 1 BGD India 500 500 289 500 500 500 2289 3
Rupa Devi Karki 10 BGD India 500 500 500 405 500 415 2320 4
Aditi Thakur 27 Gin India 500 500 454 500 500 404 2358 5




OVERALL RANK TEAMS
TEAM Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Total RANK
NEPAL "A" 502 54 179 160 288 797 1183 1
BIR "A" 844 540 1471 1099 232 1205 3920 2
SPA "B" SIKKIM PARAGLIDING ASSOCIATION 1116 1295 1220 668 602 1154 4760 3
SPA "A" SIKKIM PARAGLIDING ASSOCIATION 1500 632 873 1307 1080 1084 4976 4
BIR "B" 1460 880 1087 1049 838 1239 5093 5
BSF "A" 1191 1220 854 1319 1011 929 5205 6
INDIAN ARMY "B" 1500 1395 1388 1418 300 857 5358 7
ASSAM RIFLE 1180 1500 1226 1015 1161 1267 5849 8
INDIAN ARMY "A" 1158 842 1448 1316 1500 1500 6264 9
XPLORE MIZORAM 1500 1269 1500 1124 1037 1500 6430 10
BSF "B" 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 7500 11

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