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Event info

This year 2024 39° 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.

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Flying site

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.

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  • 118 Pilots Confirmed
  • 118 Pilots total registered
  • 185 EUR Entry fee
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  • 125 Pilots max allowed
  • 15 Countries presented
  • ✅ All certified wings allowed
  • 🏆 FAI Status = CAT 2 🏅
  • left before start of event
  • Registration will open on
    01/01 06:00 (Europe/Rome)

  • 🛰️

    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
  • 📱

    The region generally has good phone coverage

    Good phone coverage
  • 📻

    We will be monitoring radios for your safety whilst you fly

    Radio coverage
  • 🚐

    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
  • 🛰

    The organisers will download the tracklogs at HQ for scoring

    Tracklogs managed
  • 🥪

    There will be daily lunch packs for pilots

    Lunch packs
  • 🗺

    The organisers will give you printed maps at registration

    Maps are supplied
  • 🎉

    There will be an organised party during or after the event

    Party

Prize funds and scoring categories

  • OPEN OVERALL
  • OPEN SERIAL
  • OPEN SPORT
  • OPEN FEMALE

Event info

This year 2024 39° 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.

Flying site

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. Best season for paragliding competition is from May to August with sunny days and thermal activity. The main wind is from south, south-east with an average cloud base around 2.000 - 2.500 meters with a temperature from 20C to 30C.

Take off Monte Avena (1400 mt. ASL)
The place has several launch grounds that allows pilots choose several directions depending on the wind , south, east or west.

Take off West - 46.030513, 11.816399
Take off South, South-East - 46.029925, 11.826044

The Monte Avena is essentially a wide pasture land with no obstacles. In this open wide place more than 20 gliders can arrange their flight and top landing is possible even to newly patented pilots. Thanks to a level dirt road it is easy to get to even foo minibus or an ambulance. Near to the take off there is a parking area for more than 30 cars and an agritourist resort (Malga Campet).

The whole area is fair for flying and there are several safe landings and the main roads going to the flight area are not busy and the pilots’ pick-up is easy.

Launch site is a 25 minute drive on an asphalted (except for the last 2 km) road from the main landing area/HQ and can be accessed by all types of vehicles.
All the pilots and the team leader will have transport to the take-off area during event days by buses or shuttle bus.
Back to the main take off there is an ample parking area available for visitors.

The official landing is on the sports area of “Boscherai” in Pedavena (46.029962, 11.879796, 350 m ASL) at the bottom of Monte Avena, east of Belluno valley, a plateau which stretches to the west about 40 km and 15 to the north. Thanks to its wide extension of about 20.000 m2 and absence of obstacles the rectangular surface of the ground allows safe landings whatever is the wind direction.

Today the landing ground is a part of a bigger sports area which includes two fields for football and rugby, bathroom and lavatory and a car park for more than 60 cars. During flying competitions and events this area becomes a parking area for vans and camping lot available to pilots and their families.

Selection and entry fee

Maximum number of pilots: 125

Regular registration will be closed on 24th April, 2024.

Selection start 26th April 2024.
The selection for Italian pilots will be made following the Italian Overall Ranking (reference date 31 October, 2023).
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 April 2024).

The event will only take place with a minimum of 70 paying pilot at 12th May, 2024.

10 wild cards to be assigned by the organizers.

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 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

Pilots who withdraw their registration will receive a refund as follows:
• Cancellation by 12th May 2024: 70% refund to cover organizational costs. The refund will be made at the end of the competition.
• Cancellation from 13th May 2024 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

OPEN OVERALL
OPEN SERIAL
OPEN SPORT*
OPEN FEMALE**
(*) With at least 10 participants; (**) With at least 5 participants

The Trophy will be valid even with only one task.

The 39° Guarnieri International Trophy prizegiving will be shared out among the first 5 pilots of the open results.

The total prize is € 2,300 to be divided proportionally among the top 5 open overall.

To withdraw the prize pilots, have to take part to the prize giving Ceremony. In case of absence, prizes will remain to Para & Delta Club Feltre. No proxy will be accepted.

The amount of prize giving depends on the number of pilots who will take part to the competition:
€. 1700,00 at least 70 pilots
€. 2000,00 at least 90 pilots
€. 2300,00 at least 110 pilots

General schedule

Online registration opening: 1st January
Registration deadline: 24th April

Registration: Wednesday, 5th June 14:00-21:00
Mandatory Safety Briefing: Thursday, 6th June at 08:30
Contest flying days: 6th - 9th June
Prize-giving: Sunday, 9th June at 18:00

Daily schedule

08:30 - Headquarters open
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 Italy

Plane

The nearest international airports are Venice and Treviso. From there you can to get to Pedavena by car or by train.

Train

Train station Feltre. Check http://trenitalia.it for best timing solution.

Car

Take road SR348 in direction to Feltre.

Downloads

Waypoint files

Organizers

Para&delta Club Feltre
via G. Marconi 9/C
Pedavena, 32034 BL
paradeltaclubfeltre@gmail.com
paradelta.club.feltre.asd@pec.it
https://www.paradeltafeltre.it/home/meteo/
AeC Lega Piloti
via San Miro snc
Suello (LC)
segreteria@legapiloti.it

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OPEN OVERALL

  1. Joachim Oberhauser (8)
  2. Biagio Alberto Vitale (912)
  3. Christian Biasi (3)

OPEN OVERALL results

OPEN SERIAL

  1. Elias Goller (91)
  2. Marco Vettor (144)
  3. Massimo Rapari (71)

OPEN SERIAL results

OPEN SPORT

  1. roberto paludetto (294)
  2. Lukasz Kolodziejczak (8623)
  3. Rene Pauly (386)

OPEN SPORT results

OPEN FEMALE

  1. Klaudia Bulgakow (708)
  2. Silvia Buzzi Ferraris (1111)
  3. Giulia Solda' (152)

OPEN FEMALE results

Tasks and results

Task 1

06 Jun, 2024

48.6 km — Race to goal

Overall results:
Tracks:

Task 2

07 Jun, 2024

69.6 km — Race to goal

Task 3

08 Jun, 2024

44.9 km — Race to goal

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