This year 2022 Italian Paragliding Open is held together with XXXVII Guarnieri International Trophy. Guarnieri International Trophy is one the most famous paragliding competitions in Italy held on an annual basis since 1984.Expand page for more, including Payment & Cancellation info
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 info
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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
Live trackers mandatory
Live Tracking is MANDATORY in this event to score. The organiser will provide the trackers.
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
The organisers will give you an ID card with all the essential items listed
There will usually be goal beers for winners
There will be an organised party during or after the event
You will receive a tshirt or other welcome gift
This year 2022 Italian Paragliding Open is held together with XXXVII Guarnieri International Trophy. 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 24th April, 2022.
- 60% (78) of available spots are reserved to Italian pilots. The selection will be made following the Italian Overall Ranking (reference date 31 October, 2021).
- 10 spots are reserved to female pilots.
- 10 wild cards (to be assigned by the organizers and the Italian Team Leader)
- other available spots will be assigned to 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 2022).
Registration to the competition becomes effective only after the entry fee payment, which has to be done within 7 days from the confirmation date. Confirmation will be sent to pilots by email and published in the list of confirmed participants.
Pilots who won’t pay within the payment deadline, will be moved to the bottom of the selection list and their status will be changed to "waiting list".
Organizers have the right to not accept the registration of pilots considered not eligible or in case the compliance with legal requirements cannot be verified.
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
Prize fund and scoring categories
The Trophy will be valid even with only one task.
The XXXVII Guarnieri International Trophy prizegiving will be shared out among the first 3 pilots of the open results
1st - 50% of total prize
2nd - 30% of total prize
3rd - 20% of total prize
To withdraw the prize pilots have to take part in the Ceremony of pricegiving; if not prizes will remain to Para&Delta Club Feltre. No proxy will be accepted.
The amount of pricegiving depends on the number of pilots that wiIl take part in the ompetition, that is:
€. 1.000,00 at least 70 pilots
€. 1.500,00 at least 90 pilots
€. 2.000,00 at least 110 pilots
Registration deadline: 24th April
Training day: Sunday, 5th June
Registration: Sunday, 5th June 10:00-20:30
Mandatory Safety Briefing: Sunday, 5th June at 21:00
Contest flying days: 6th - 11th June
Prize-giving: Saturday, 11th June 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
18:30 - Scoring office closes
19:00 - Provisional results (depending on the last pilot being retrieved)
The schedule is subject to change according to meet director decision.
Accommodation and Activities
How to get here
Monte Avena 2017, 32034 Pedavena BL, Italia
Pedavena, BL Italy
The nearest international airports are Venice and Treviso. From there you can to get to Pedavena by car or by train.
Train station Feltre. Check http://trenitalia.it for best timing solution.
Take road SR348 in direction to Feltre.
Pedavena, 32034 BL
Feltre, 32032 BL