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"Montegrappa Trophy 2020" is an international paragliding competition FAI Category 2. Five days of competition for one of the most important and loved paragliding events in the world! In the wonderful scenery of Monte Grappa and the Veneto foothills, ASD Volo Libero Montegrappa, AeroClub Lega Piloti and the tourist association Vivere il Grappa, are ready to welcome the best pilots in the world and hundreds of fans and enthusiasts!
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Flight Area: Veneto foothills, and North-East Alps (Italy).
Headquarter: via Benedetto Marcello, 36060 Romano d’Ezzelino (VI), Italy
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"Montegrappa Trophy 2020" is an international paragliding competition FAI Category 2. Five days of competition for one of the most important and loved paragliding events in the world! In the wonderful scenery of Monte Grappa and the Veneto foothills, ASD Volo Libero Montegrappa, AeroClub Lega Piloti and the tourist association Vivere il Grappa, are ready to welcome the best pilots in the world and hundreds of fans and enthusiasts!
For more information visit www.trofeomontegrappa.it

Flying site

Flight Area: Veneto foothills, and North-East Alps (Italy).
Headquarter: via Benedetto Marcello, 36060 Romano d’Ezzelino (VI), Italy

Selection and entry fee

Pre-registrations can be done only through the web site www.airtribune.com, from 14th December 2019 to 26th January 2020.
The list of confirmed pilots will be published before 31th January 2020.

SELECTION:
The maximum number of participants admitted to the competition is 150:

- 140 places will be assigned to pilots selected according to the FAI WPRS ranking system (reference date 31th December, 2019)*;
- 7 wild cards, assigned by the organizers;
- 3 wild cards, assigned by the Italian Team Leader.

(*) In compliance with the Italian Sporting Regulation 2019 (app. B.3), in the first selection round, about 40% of the available places will be guaranteed to Italian pilots and the selection will be made following the Italian Overall Ranking (reference date 31th October, 2019).
If an Italian pilot renounces or does not pay the entry fee within the established deadline, his/her place will be reassigned to another pilot, selected according to the FAI WPRS ranking system.

10 places will be assigned to women.

In case of equal rankings, priority will be given to the first pilot who made the pre-registration.
Registration to the competition becomes effective only after the entry fees payment, which has to be done within 6 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 at the bottom of the selection list.
Organizers have the right to not accept the registration of pilots considered not eligible for safety reasons or in case the compliance with legal requirements cannot be verified.

The entry fee is € 230.00, including:
- Transport to take-off each competition day
- Retrieval each competition day
- Emergency service, ambulance and doctor each competition day
- Live tracking
- Packed-lunch each competition day
- 1 Complimentary Dinner
- Gadgets
- Flycard with a 14 days validity (06/04/2020 - 19/04/2020)
- Awards and Prizes for the winner
- Prize draw for all the participants

PAYMENT
We are accepting paypal payments or Bank Transfer.

PAYPAL PAYMENTS
Click on the following links to proceed with your payment (the amount includes Paypal charges).

ENTRY FEE 230,00€

BANK TRANSFER
Make sure that you pay ALL bank transfer charges. Make also sure that you send us your bank transfer form by email to para@trofeomontegrappa.it and don't forget to mention "your name, surname & Montegrappa Trophy 2020” as description of your transfer to allow us to track your payment.

Our bank coordinates are:
Bank name: Banca Popolare dell’Alto Adige Spa
Account owner: AEC Montegrappa ASD
Payee address: Via Martiri del Grappa 3 - 36022 Cassola (ITALY)
IBAN Number: IT02G0585660261159571345644
BIC Code (Swift Code): BPAAIT2B

The entry fee must be paid within 6 days from the confirmation (email), by wire transfer or Pay-pal. If you are slow to pay then you lose the offer of a place.
Confirmation of payment (copy of transfer) must be sent by e-mail to this address: para@trofeomontegrappa.it

REFUND
In case of no valid tasks, the organisation will return to any participant part of the entry fee. The amount will be defined on the basis of the expenses afforded by organizers.

Prize fund and scoring categories

The contest will be valid for the awarding of the title of "Montegrappa Trophy 2020" Champion, provided at least one task is valid.
The following rankings will be composed:
- Overall: 1°, 2°, 3°
- Serial (if there are at least 10 participants): 1°, 2°, 3°
- Sport (if there are at least 10 participants): 1°, 2°, 3°
- Women (if there are at least 5 participants): 1°

Winners must be present at the awards ceremony to collect the prize.
We do not accept proxies. Prizes not claimed will remain at the organization.

General schedule

Wednesday, April 8
15:00 - 22:00 Registration fulfillment
19:00 Welcome party

Thursday, April 9 - Monday, April 13
Contest flying days

Monday, April 13
19:00 - 20:00 Prize-giving and closing ceremony

Daily schedule

08:00 Headquarter opens
08:30 - 9:30 Transport to take-off
10:30 Meet Director / Task and Safety Committee meetings
11:00 Pilots' briefing / Previous task official results / Task definition
11:30 - 19:00 Take-off window opens
16:00 - 19:30 Landing report back and tracks download
20:00 Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

For accommodation and activities visit www.vivereilgrappa.it

How to get here

Romano d'Ezzelino and Borso del Grappa are near Bassano del Grappa, in the North-East of Italy.

BY CAR
A22 Brennero (exit Trento - SS Valsugana)
A4 Torino - Milano - Venezia (exit Padova Ovest)
A31 Vicenza - Piovene Rocchette (exit Dueville)

BY TRAIN
Bassano del Grappa train station has the following connections: Venice, Padova, Trento.
For more information visit www.trenitalia.com

BY PLANE
The nearest airports to Bassano del Grappa are : Venezia - Marco Polo Tessera (VCE) / Treviso - A. Canova (TSF)

Romano d'Ezzelino (VI) Italy
Romano di Ezzelino (VI) IT

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Organizers

Aero Club Lega Piloti
Via San Miro, 23867 Suello (LC) Italy
ASD Volo Libero Montegrappa
Piazza al Paradiso, 31030 Semonzo di Borso del Grappa (TV) Italy

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