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International FAI Cat. 2 competition Palz-Alsace-Open 2021 at Le Treh in the Vosges near Mulhouse
22 - 25 July 2021 the D.G.F. Rhein-Mosel-Lahn e.V. will organize the event. We have places for 120 participants.

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Flying site

The Vosges Massif is a one of the most reckoned flying sites - XC flights have been done there since 1970s for hang gliding and since the 1980 for paragliding. There are about 40 take off in the Vosges Mountains from North to South operated by similar number of local clubs.

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  • 96 Pilots Confirmed
  • 115 Pilots total registered
  • 120 EUR Entry fee
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  • 120 Pilots max allowed
  • 9 Countries presented
  • ✅ CCC and lower allowed
    ❌ Uncertified wings prohibited
  • 🏆 🏅 FAI Status = CAT 2
  • left before start of event
  • before registration 02/05 12:00 (Europe/Paris)
  • 🛰️

    The organiser will supply Live trackers to you, for safety and scoring

    Live trackers supplied
  • 🚁

    The region supports helicopter rescues

    Helicopter rescue
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    There will be medical rescue services at launch

    Medic on takeoff
  • 🚁

    We will be monitoring radios for your safety whilst you fly

    Radio coverage
  • 🛰️

    Live Tracking is MANDATORY in this event to score. The organiser will provide the trackers.

    Live trackers mandatory
  • 🚐

    There will be vehicles supplied to take you to launch

    Launch Transport
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    There will be retrieve vehicles available to return pilots to HQ

    Retrieve included
  • 📢

    The organisers are using Airtribune for registration, tracking, blogging and to publish scores

    Airtribune blogging
  • 🥪

    There will be daily lunch packs for pilots

    Lunch packs
  • 🗺

    The organisers will give you printed maps at registration

    Maps are supplied
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    The organisers will give you an ID card with all the essential items listed

    ID Cards
  • The organisers will have free WiFi available at HQ

    Free WiFi
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    There will usually be goal beers for winners

    Goal beers

Event info

International FAI Cat. 2 competition Palz-Alsace-Open 2021 at Le Treh in the Vosges near Mulhouse
22 - 25 July 2021 the D.G.F. Rhein-Mosel-Lahn e.V. will organize the event. We have places for 120 participants. The entry fee is € 120, - with a lunch packet, transportation to takeoff and retrieve.
Our headquarter is at the main landingfield AÉROTEC between Fellering and Oderen. At this location you can stay at a campingplace or you can book B&B in the two nearest towns. We have two big takeoffs, Le Treh for S-SW and Le Drumont for E, big enough for 120 Pilots. The terrain is thermally very good and excellently suited for a competition. We are looking forward to welcome you in beautiful France.

Flying site

The Vosges Massif is a one of the most reckoned flying sites - XC flights have been done there since 1970s for hang gliding and since the 1980 for paragliding. There are about 40 take off in the Vosges Mountains from North to South operated by similar number of local clubs. NS oriented the Vosges Massif stretches over 200 km. The southern part is 60 km wide and includes the tallest peaks and the highest peaks, including the Grand Ballon, the highest peak 1424 m. This is the most usual place to start long distance flights. Besides the Vosges Massif is a popular tourist place with highly developed infrastructure.
There are two main take offs Le Treh and Ballon D’Alsace.
Le Treh - 1206 m ASL, (47.9256, 7.011) SW, W, NW
Precaution turbulent with the wind exceeding 25 km\h. Paragliding launch ground is to the left from the windsock, hang gliding to the right. Location and aerology make possible long XC flights in eastern France and neighbouring countries (Belgium, Luxembourg and especially Germany). The site is also hosts many competitions, regional, national and even international. E.g. Junior championships in France or a round of the World Cup.
Access: From Fellering / Oderen one should use the road by the lake then by the dirt road that goes up the stubble below the takeoff.
TO video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-viETKlm9U

Ballon D’Alsace – 1240 m ASL (47.8227, 6.84635)
Precaution turbulent with the NE wind. There Two nearby take off for all winds. Access by dirt road.

Selection and entry fee

Competition Info:

Organising NAC: DHV
Organising Committee: Drachen- und Gleitschirmfliegerfreunde Rhein-Mosel Lahn e.V. and Ligue d'Grand East
Meet Director: Jean-Christophe Fassel
Event Director: Horst Gresch
Jury Members: According to German Sporting Code 2021

Participants:
1. League pilots from Germany
2. League pilots from Switzerland
2. Pilots from France
3. National pilots from Germany
4. International pilots
- max. 120 pilots –

Entry fee is 120,-€ - payable after you got an email that you are selected to reserve your place.
The entry fee includes all transport to/ from takeoff and landing area and retrieve service from official roads, also a lunch packet.
Preferred pilots are french, swiss and german league pilots. The other pilots are selected by the Organizing Committee. After the payment we confirm the participation by a mark in the pilot list.
In case of competition cancelation 30,-€ of the payment can not be returned.

Requirement for Pilots to enter this competition:

- All pilots must hold a valid FAI sport license and shall be of sufficient standard to meet the demands of an international competition. Helmet with norm CE EN 966, harness with protector and reserve system. Paragliders must be flown in their certified weight range. Only Paragliders with EN or CCC certification are allowed. The organisers have the right to refuse any glider of not acceptable standard or configuration.

- Documentary proof in English or German of insurance covering public liability risk to a value of 1.5 Mio. Euro must be presented to the organisers before the start of the competition, as well as a personal accident insurance covering medical assistance and reparation. Helicopter Rescue insurance is obligatory.

- All pilots fly on their own responsibility. All pilots accept without restriction to hold the organisers, its bodies and members harmless and waive all claims to compensation. – See page 3; DHV-Liability Disclaimer .

- To have live tracking and retrieve a pilot should have an Android or iOS smartphone with mobile internet connection during the whole comp. Download the mobile App (Android or iOS) from Airtribune or use Flymaster live or SPOT for livetracking.

- Radio (2m band)
- Mobile Phone (Android/iOS) with mobile App Airtribune or Livetrack24
- Attention: No mobile App, SPOT or Flymasterlive => no livetracking and no retrieve granted!

Selection:
60 places are reserved for the pilots from the german league.
40 places are reserved for french pilots
10 wildcards for the organizer

Rules:
DHV-Wettbewerbsordnung 2018 - FAI Section 7

GPS – track log, The Organizer provides cables for the following GPS/loggers only: Garmin, Bräuniger,Aircotec, Compass/C-Pilot. For any other accepted GPS/logger the pilot must bring his own cable.

Retrieval: Retrieval along the main roads and official shuttle service to takeoff/ bomb out will be organized.

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 organiser requires you to present your National flying licence.

    National Licence
  • You will need to sign an applicaton form at the venue. Usually the organiser will provide it on arrival.

    Signed Application form
  • You will need to sign a waiver or release document to show you understand the risks. Usually the organiser will provide it on arrival.

    Signed Waiver/Release form

Cancellation Policy

In case of competition cancelation 30,-€ of the payment can not be returned.

Prize fund and scoring categories

Overall Palz-Alsace-Open 2021
Female Palz-Alsace-Open 2021
Serial Class LTF A/B/C 2021

General schedule

Official registration 21.07.2021 from 06:00pm – 09:00pm at main landing Aérotech and 22.07.2021 from 08:00am - 10:00am
Mandatory safety briefing 22.07.2021 at 10:00am for airspace and airfield information
Short weather briefing 22.07 – 25.07.2021 daily at 09:00am at main landing Aérotec
Prize giving ceremony 25.07.2021 as soon as possible

Daily schedule

09:00 am - Short briefing at main landing
09:15 am - Spend the lunch packages
09:30 am - Transport to the take-off I
10:30 am - Transport to the take-off II
11:00 am - Meet Director / Task and Safety Committee meetings
12:00 am - Weather and Task breefing
12:30pm - 14:00pm Take-off window opens
17:00pm - Scoring office opens
20:00pm - Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

Tourist Information - http://www.high-vosges-of-alsace.com/en/

Campingplaces
• Wagga Bar/Restaurant/Camping - http://lewagga.com/infos.php (Mainlanding Aérotec, Haedquater)
• Kruth le Schlossberg - http://schlossberg.fr/camping.html
• Urbès, Camping Municipal - http://camping-urbes.fr/

Hotels
• St. Amarin Au Cheval Blanc - http://www.hotel-chevalblanc.com/
• Auberge de Mehrbachel - http://www.tourisme-alsace.com/de/233001135-Auberge-du-Mehrbachel.html
• Ranspach Hôtel Restaurant Fritschi - http://ranspach.fr/hotel-restaurant-lami-des-routiers/
• Fellering Le Saisonnier - http://www.tourisme-alsace.com/de/233000078-Hotel-Restaurant-Saisonnier.html
• Urbès Au Col de Bussang - http://www.tourisme-alsace.com/fr/233001136-Moto-hotel-du-Col-de-Bussang.html
• Kruth Auberge de France - http://www.aubergedefrance.fr/fr/hotel/
• Kruth Les 4 saisons - http://www.hotel4saisons.com/
• Markstein Auberge du Steinlebach - http://www.auberge-steinlebach.com/
• Markstein Hôtel Restaurant Wolf - http://www.hotelwolf.info/

Restaurant/Camping main landing Aerotech
• Wagga Bar/Restaurant/Camping - http://lewagga.com/infos.php

Useful points
• Apotheke: Fellering 3 route de Bussang
• Apotheke: Oderen 58, Grand’Rue
• Bankautomat: Crédit Mutuel 85 Grand’rue à Fellering
• Lebensmittelgeschäft: Proxi 63, Grand’rue à Kruth

Notfall Tel. 112
Safety Frequenz FFVL: 143.9875 Mhz

How to get here

The Headquarter is at the main landing field Aérotec between Fellering and Oderen on the Wagga Camping place. This is 60km from the Airport Mulhouse. You can drive by car in 50min. The nearest railwaystation is in Fellering.

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Fellering France

Plane

The nearest airport is EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
Web: http://www.euroairport.com/en/

Train

Take the shuttle bus to the train station in St. Louis and change onto a train there.
Timetable St. Louis - Mulhouse - Oderen:
www.ter.sncf.com/alsace/depliant/recherche
It takes about 1 hour to get to Oderen from Mulhouse by train.

Car

It takes about 1 hour to get to Oderen (nearest village) from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
via A35 and N66 - 65 km

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Organizers

D.G.F. Rhein-Mosel-Lahn e.V.
Ligue Grand Est
Horst Gresch
Event Director
Jean-Christophe Fassel
Meet Director

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Tasks and results

Task 1

22 Jul, 2021

74.2 km — Race to goal

Task 2

23 Jul, 2021

73.3 km — Race to goal

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