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Apia 2018 Open Valle del Risaralda , will take place in Apia , Colombia from 24 to 31 January 2018. This is a FAI Second Category Event ID: , Event in Cross Country discipline.

Important: This will be mandatory to use the -APP live tracker, in your smartphone mobile, it will be necessary for recovery and rescue.

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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

Apia 2018 Open Valle del Risaralda , will take place in Apia , Colombia from 24 to 31 January 2018. This is a FAI Second Category Event ID: , Event in Cross Country discipline.

Important: This will be mandatory to use the -APP live tracker, in your smartphone mobile, it will be necessary for recovery and rescue.

Using data for the mobile, has a cost of $ 15,000 COP, for a week, and we recommend for better coverage, Movistar, claro, tigo.

2018 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 2018. 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.
Since this takeoff in the coffee heart of Colombia, the 2 longest flights have been made in a straight line, both in paragliding and hang gliding, with flights of more than 210 kms and 6 hours in the air, besides having a magnificent landscape surrounded of natural park, rivers, coffee, sugarcane.
Apia Risaralda, is located 55 kms from Pereira airport

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
copavientos@hotmail.com
+573147144333

Selection and entry fee

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

Prize fund and scoring categories

categories:
Open Class (EN-CCC)
Serial Class (EN D- 3 bandas)
Sport (EN-A, EN-B and EN-C)

General schedule

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
09:00 - 17:00 - Official training day, Registration and equipment inspection
18:30 - 18:30 - Mandatory Safety Briefing


Thursday, January 25, - wednesday 31, 2018
Contest flying days
20:30 - Opening ceremony

Wednesday, january 31 , 2018
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 : +57 311 3909574
Hotel zulayma :+57 320 6916491

How to get here

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, Risaralda
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
Allowed pilots
Total registered
Women
Men
# Name Sponsor Glider Status

Open Valle del Risaralda

2da Valida campeonato Colombiano 2018
APIA RISARALDA

WOMEN

  1. Andrea Jaramillo (2)
  2. Nancy Bergé (6818)
  3. Ludibia Morales (612)

WOMEN results

SPORT

  1. Nancy Bergé (6818)
  2. Nathanael Majoros (653)
  3. luis fernando delgado gomez (300)

SPORT results

SERIAL

  1. Cristian Eduardo Barrios (15)
  2. Andres Agredo Perez (1)
  3. Alejandro Bermudez (613)

SERIAL results

OPEN

  1. Oscar Yesid Alvarez Cáceres (1234)
  2. Cristian Andres Agudelo Escobar (724)
  3. Guillermo Alejandro Salazar Ramirez (356)

OPEN results

Tasks and results

Task 1

25 Jan, 2018

50.6 km — Race to goal

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Task 2

26 Jan, 2018

62.0 km — Race to goal

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Task 3

27 Jan, 2018

54.1 km — Race to goal

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Task 4

28 Jan, 2018

50.9 km — Race to goal

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Task 5

29 Jan, 2018

49.8 km — Race to goal

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Task 6

30 Jan, 2018

50.5 km — Race to goal

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Task 7

31 Jan, 2018

39.7 km — Race to goal

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