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2017 Open Valle De Risaraida FAI 2 - Colombian paragliding championship Cross Country. It is the other round of XC Paragliding league and also the Second FAI 2 cross country event in the country for the season of 2017.

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Flying site

Apía is a town and municipality in the Department of Risaralda, Colombia. It is located at an elevation of 1,630 metres, about 60 km away from district capital Pereira in the valley of the Apia river. The town has excellent views over the Tatamá Hill which is part of the Tatamá Nature Park.

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How to get here

Apia Risaralda esta a 65 kms de pereira, via al choco

Event info


2017 Open Valle De Risaraida FAI 2 - Colombian paragliding championship Cross Country. It is the other round of XC Paragliding league and also the Second FAI 2 cross country event in the country for the season of 2017. For the third time the club Free Flight Winds organizes a valid National Paragliding Championship 2017, we believe have the capacity to have a high profile event logistics, we constantly work to promote our flying site, which thanks to its mountains, valleys and topography allows good distance flights around the valley of Risaralda and north of the valley.

Participants pilots can score points for the 2017 Paragliding National Championships for the National Ranking and the International Ranking of the FAI.
From the takeoff apia the national record of distance was done by a flight of 213 kms on line straight, between Apia Risaralda and Caloto Cauca.
Apia is one hour from the airport of Pereira. 55 kms

Flying site

Apía is a town and municipality in the Department of Risaralda, Colombia. It is located at an elevation of 1,630 metres, about 60 km away from district capital Pereira in the valley of the Apia river. The town has excellent views over the Tatamá Hill which is part of the Tatamá Nature Park.

Take off: El Zarzo Elevation: 1880 mt. ASL N 5.080927, W -75.926027 with east, northeast
The takeoff is essentially a wide pasture land with no obstacles. In this open wide place more than 10 paragliders can arrange their flight.
Landing 5°04'26.2"N 75°53'12.7"W - Elevation : 1010 m. usually you can fly all year. Cloud base 2500-3000 ASL.

Territory of coffee cultural landscape, Apia Risaralda Colombia. Average temperature: 19 ° C °

Organizers

Alejandro Bermudez
Organizer
Hector Jairo Arboleda
Meet Director
Lucho Fercho
scorekeeper

Selection and entry fee

Registration will cost $ 200 USD to Entry fee includes: transfer to pick-off and landing, shirt, food (breakfast, snack ).


For pilots of colombia the inscription will have a cost of COP 350,000

The registration fee for each event will be USD-200 until the day of the event.


Account number to pay entry fee will be available soon. We will inform registered pilots by email.
Requirements for participants
- Valid FAI pilot license
- Flying equipment: paraglider, harness, rescue, helmet, radio, GPS
- Active cell phone with Colombian number - Smartphone with internet access (for live tracking) - Aitribune APP downloaded into your smartphone
- Radio
- External power units for recharging cel phones
- Registration fee payment stub
- Complete registration form ready before Day 1
- Accept local valid regulations.
- Medical insurance. Must be valid for paragliding in Colombia. Must show contract copy to prove so. If pilot does not have this insurance, it must be purchased locally, the organization of the event will offer you an option.

The entry fee includes:
- Shirt
- Badge
- Waypoint list
- Transportation from Apia to the take off
- Retrieve on main roads for daily tasks
- Daily breakfast, snack and dinner
- Trofies and medals
There will be awards in the following categories:
Open Class (EN-CCC)
Serial Class (EN D) 3 bands
Sport (EN-A, EN-B, and EN-C)
Women

El plan de premios en COP, para 2017 Open FAI II valle del Risaralda , Apia Colombia
OPEN PRIMER PUESTO : 1000000
OPEN SEGUNDO PUESTO : 600000
OPEN TERCER PUESTO : 400000

FEMENINO PRIMER PUESTO : 500000
FEMENINO SEGUNDO PUESTO : 300000
FEMENINO TERCER PUESTO : 200000

Serial Class (EN D) 3 bands
SERIAL 3 BAND EN-D PRIMER PUESTO : 500000
SERIAL 3 BAND EN-D SEGUNDO PUESTO: 300000
SERIAL 3 BAND EN-D TERCER PUESTO : 200000

Sport (EN-A, EN-B, and EN-C)
SPORT PRIMER PUESTO : 500000
SPORT SEGUNDO PUESTO: 300000
SPORT TERCER PUESTO : 200000


Prize fund and scoring categories

Categories:
Open
Sport
Women
Serial

General schedule

Sunday, Feb 12, 2017
09:00 - 17:00 - Official training day, Registration and equipment inspection
18:30 - 18:30 - Mandatory Safety Briefing
20:30 - Opening ceremony

Monday, Feb 13, - Sunday, Feb 19, 2017
Contest flying days

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017
17:00 - Prize-giving and closing ceremony

Daily schedule

07:30 - Headquarter opens
08:30 - Transport to take-off
10:00 - Meet Director / Task and Safety Committee meetings
10:15 - Pilots' briefing / Previous task official results / Task definition
10:30 - Take-off window opens
16:30 - Scoring office opens
20:00 - Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities


Pueden ir haciendo sus reservas,
Hotel Junior : 311 3909574
Hotel zulayma : 320 6916491

How to get here

Club Vientos Apia
salón de evento club Tucarma
sede principal

Para llegar a el departamento de Risaralda se puede a por:
Train car: https://goo.gl/maps/6UyAz
Car: Desde Cali y a 3 h 48 min y 235 km : https://goo.gl/maps/qA1Yh

Apia, Apía, Risaralda, Colombia
Apia Risaralda CO

Plane

The nearest airport is Pereira - Matecana International Airport. Avianca company makes flights from Bogota to Pereira several times a day.

Car

Apia is located in 55 km to the north from Pereira. It takes 1 and half hour to get there by car via 25 highway.
It takes about 4 hours to get there for Cali - 235 km.
Apia, esta Ubicado a 65 km de Pereira
car: https://goo.gl/maps/6UyAz
Car: Desde Cali y a 3 h 48 min y 235 km : https://goo.gl/maps/qA1Yh

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Confirmed pilots
Total registered
Allowed pilots
Women
Men
# Name Sponsor Glider Status

Open valle del Risaralda - Valida campeonato colombiano de parapente

Siete dias de Vuelo y compartir con Pilotos.

TEAM

  1. BERNARDO MEDINA SASTRE (11)
  2. Cristian Andres Agudelo Escobar (247)
  3. Benny Cochran (5)

TEAM results

WOMEN

  1. Reina Lucia Restrepo Soto Reina Restrepo (4)
  2. Ludibia Morales (1)
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WOMEN results

SERIAL

  1. BERNARDO MEDINA SASTRE (11)
  2. Alejandro Bermudez (613)
  3. James Johnston (420)

SERIAL results

SPORT

  1. valentin Hurtado salazar (201)
  2. Milton Castaño (828)
  3. James Ramirez (200)

SPORT results

OPEN

  1. BERNARDO MEDINA SASTRE (11)
  2. Guillermo Alejandro Salazar Ramirez (220)
  3. Cristian Andres Agudelo Escobar (247)

OPEN results

Tasks and results

Task 1

13 Feb, 2017

44.3 km — Race to goal

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Task 2

14 Feb, 2017

67.1 km — Race to goal

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Task 3

15 Feb, 2017

64.3 km — Race to goal

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Task 4

16 Feb, 2017

57.2 km — Race to goal

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Task 5

17 Feb, 2017

47.8 km — Race to goal

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Task 6

18 Feb, 2017

59.8 km — Race to goal

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Task 7

19 Feb, 2017

43.6 km — Race to goal

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