This year 2023 38° Guarnieri International Trophy is held . Guarnieri International Trophy is one the most famous paragliding competitions in Italy held on an annual basis since 1984. For many years already pilots come to Pedavena in Belluno province of Italy to enjoy the great landscapes of Dolomite Alps.Expand page for more details
Monte Avena flying site is located in south-west of the Dolomites mountain range in Italian Alps. The region is very popular for its beautiful scenery and natural reserve parks. Usually fights take direction towards the city of Belluno where the highest peaks often reach an elevation more than 2000 m ASL.Expand page for more details
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Registration will open on
01/01 06:00 (Europe/Rome)
Live trackers supplied
The organiser will supply Live trackers to you, for safety and scoring
The region supports helicopter rescues
Medic on takeoff
There will be medical rescue services at launch
Good phone coverage
The region generally has good phone coverage
We will be monitoring radios for your safety whilst you fly
There will be vehicles supplied to take you to launch
There will be retrieve vehicles available to return pilots to HQ
The organisers will download the tracklogs at HQ for scoring
There will be daily lunch packs for pilots
Maps are supplied
The organisers will give you printed maps at registration
There will usually be goal beers for winners
There will be an organised party during or after the event
Prize funds and scoring categories
- OPEN FEMALE
- OPEN SPORT
- OPEN SERIAL
- OPEN OVERALL
This year 2023 38° Guarnieri International Trophy is held . Guarnieri International Trophy is one the most famous paragliding competitions in Italy held on an annual basis since 1984. For many years already pilots come to Pedavena in Belluno province of Italy to enjoy the great landscapes of Dolomite Alps.
Selection and entry fee
Regular registration will be closed on 22th May, 2023.
Selection start 25th May 2023.
The selection for Italian pilots will be made following the Italian Overall Ranking (reference date 31 October, 2022).
For foreign pilots (according to Section 7 for FAI 2 Events). Pilots will be selected according to the FAI WPRS ranking system (reference date 1st May 2023).
The event will only take place with a minimum of 70 paying pilot at 30th Jun, 2023.
10 wild cards to be assigned by the organizers.
Documents required at registration
FAI Sporting Licence
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 IPPI Card
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
The organiser requires you to present your National flying licence.
Identification documents needed
You will need to provide photo ID on arrival. This could be Passport, Driving Licence or National ID, for example.
You must provide the organiser with a copy of your liability (3rd party) insurance documents
You must provide the organiser with a copy of your medical, rescue and repatriation insurance. You can purchase Global Rescue cover from Airtribune
• Cancellation by 1st July 2023: 70% refund to cover organizational costs. The refund will be made at the end of the competition.
• Cancellation from 2nd July 2023 and until the start of the competition won't be refunded.
If the organizers establish that it is necessary to cancel the competition (example: If the number of confirmed pilots is less than 70) pilots will receive a partial refund.
This will be on the scale as follows:
• Up to 30 days before the first official day of the event: 100% less administrative charge.
• Less than 30 days before the first official day of the event: An amount equivalent to the amount paid less the amount spent by the organization in preparations up to that moment.
• After the start of the competition, any refund will be at the discretion of the organizers.
The Trophy will be valid even with only one task.
If not even one valid task is disputed, the organisation will return to any confirmed
pilot a part of the entry fee and the refund amount is € 70,00.
The impossibility of attending due to travel reasons related to Covid is not a reason for the reimbursement of an amount greater than the percentages and times indicated above.
Prize fund and scoring categories
(*) With at least 10 participants; (**) With at least 5 participants
The Trophy will be valid even with only one task.
The 38° Guarnieri International Trophy prizegiving will be shared out among the first 10 pilots of the open results.
The total prize is €4,300 , to be divided proportionally among the top 10 open overall.
The amount of pricegiving depends on the number of pilots that wiIl take part in the competition, that is:
€. 3440,00 at least 70 pilots
€. 3870,00 at least 90 pilots
€. 4300,00 at least 110 pilots
Registration deadline: 30th Jun
Registration: Wednesday, 26th July 14:00-21:00
Mandatory Safety Briefing: Thursday, 27th July at 08:30
Contest flying days: 27th - 30th July
Prize-giving: Sunday, 30th July at 18:00
08:45 - Deadline for protests of the previous day
09:30 - Transportation to take off
10:30 - Task and Safety Committee meetings
11:15 - Pilots briefing / Task briefing
12:00 - Take-off window opens (depending on the actual weather conditions)
16:00 - Scoring office opens
18:00 - Landing deadline
Accommodation and Activities
How to get here
Monte Avena 2017, 32034 Pedavena BL, Italia
Pedavena, 32034 BL