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Event info

We are very happy to announce that since the previous editions of this beloved race have had a great success, we have decided to hold Poggio Bustone Cup 2020, of course in amazing Poggio Bustone (Rieti), from Thursday May 14 till Sunday May 17 with no reserve days.

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  • 89 Pilots Confirmed
  • 89 Pilots total registered
  • 125 EUR Entry fee
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  • 100 Pilots max allowed
  • 7 Countries presented
  • ✅ All certified wings allowed
  • 🏆 FAI Status = CAT 2 🏅
  • left before start of event

Prize funds and scoring categories

  • Serial Class
  • Overall Female
  • Overall
  • Sport Class

Event info

We are very happy to announce that since the previous editions of this beloved race have had a great success, we have decided to hold Poggio Bustone Cup 2020, of course in amazing Poggio Bustone (Rieti), from Thursday May 14 till Sunday May 17 with no reserve days.

It's a beautiful place to fly, great possibilities in the mountains and ridges, a very interesting orography with mountains high up to 2000 meters and grasslands, one of the best zones for free flight in the center of Italy, very popular for the sailplane.
2018 edition of this event was Italian Championship as well.
You have also a whole choice of attractions, bike excursions, climbing tracks, Poggio Bustone Sanctuary (14th century), Marmore waterfalls near Terni, Castle of Labro (XI century), Piediluco Lake. Well worth a week vacation!
Local registration on Wednesday, May 13
Selection will start on Sunday 1st March 2020, at 21:00 CET.

Flying site

Poggio Bustone, Italy

Selection and entry fee

Regular Online Registration will be open until 24:00 on Saturday 12 September, 2020.

At least 55% of available spots are reserved to Italian pilots, selected using Italian General ranking (ref date 31.10.2019).
A maximum of 25% of available spots are assigned to foreign pilots, selected using WPRS ranking system (ranking ref. date: March 1, 2020).
10 spots are reserved to women using WPRS ranking system (women - ref. date: March 1, 2020), until the end of the first selection.
10 wild cards will be available to organisers.

NOTE: Pilots who paid at the first selection (before Covid-19 emergency) are CONFIRMED by default, regardless of their ranking (which was checked and acceptable during 1st selection in March)

Being no precise guidelines from FAI and CIVL about the exclusion of pilots coming from COVID-19 restricted areas, pilots ARE RESPONSIBLE to check restrictions established by the Italian law.
Organisers will respect any restriction in force on Sep 16, 2020 (registration day), excluding any pilot who doesn't satisfy the requirements established at that time.
If any restriction interesting the area the pilot comes from becomes active after the payment, not allowing the pilot to participate independently by his/her will the full amount will be refunded.
If any other case, NO refund is due. For any detail about REFUND POLICY, see the dedicated paragraph on this website.

Selection will start on March 1, 2020, and selected pilots will receive the payment request.
Pilots will have 5 days to pay the entry fee from the day they received our payment request, otherwise they will be replaced by the next in waiting list.

Regular entry fee will be 125,00 euros, including:
- Gadgets
- Transports to takeoff and retrievals
- Complimentary dinner
- Packed Lunch each competition day
- Medical emergency service
- Prize-giving ceremony

Until the maximum number of participants is reached, it will be possible to register and to be selected for the event. A fee of 35,00 euros will be applied to late registration and late payments.

We are accepting paypal payments or Bank Transfer.

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

Make sure that you pay ALL bank transfer charges. Make also sure that you send us your bank transfer form by email to segreteria@legapiloti.it and don't forget to mention "your name & Poggio Bustone Cup 2020” as description of your transfer to allow us to track your payment.

Our bank coordinates are:
Bank name: Unicredit
Account owner: Aero Club Lega Piloti
Payee address: Via San Miro snc, 23867 Suello (LC), Italy
IBAN Number: IT90Y0200850370000103076076

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.

If a pilot withdraws from the competition by August 31, 2020, the entire registration fee will be refunded, minus 30%, to cover organizational costs. The refund will be made at the end of the competition.

For cancellations received from August 31, 2020 and until the start of the competition there won't be any refund.

Prize fund and scoring categories

According to Italian Rules:
- Open Class: B, C, D and CCC certified gliders.
- Serial Class: B, C, D certified gliders
- Female category (with at least 5 participants in the category)

General schedule

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
17.00 - 21.00: Registration

Thursday, May 14 to Sunday, May 17, 2020
Contest flying days

Sunday, May 17, 2020
19:00: Prize-giving and closing ceremony

Daily schedule

08:30 - Headquarter opens
09:00 - Pilots briefing
09:30 - Transport to take-off
11:30 - Meet Director / Task and Safety Committee meetings
12:00 - Pilots' briefing / Previous task official results / Task definition
12:30 - Take-off window opens
16:30 - Scoring office opens
22:00 - Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

we will update accomodation facilities as soon as possible

How to get here

From Rivodutri village, drive south towards Piedicolle village, after 1,6 km turn right and after 1 km you will reach HQ
The Headquarters is adjacent to official landing field and car parking.
42.4849, 12.8572 (377m)

Unnamed Road, 02018 Poggio Bustone RI, Italy
Poggio Bustone Italy


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Women     confirmed

Men     confirmed

# Name Rank Sponsor Glider Status
Category Tagline Participant Email Phone Description Price
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Tasks and results

Task 1

17 Sep, 2020

44.9 km — Race to goal

Comp. results:

Task 2

18 Sep, 2020

55.9 km — Race to goal

Comp. results:

Task 3

19 Sep, 2020

52.6 km — Race to goal

Comp. results:

Task 4

20 Sep, 2020

41.9 km — Race to goal

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