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Event info

Pre World Cup organised in Pyrénées-Cerdagne. Nothing less than the garden of the well known "Pôle Espoirs de Font-Romeu" empowering french paragliding youngster talents from 1997.

Ever wondered where Charles Cazaux, Jérémie Lager, Maxime Pinot, Laurie Génovese,Yoann Chavanne, Méryl Delferrière, Simon Pellissier, Téo Bouvard, Hugo Laronze and many others were taught to fly? Come and see!

Our event will be close from Coupe Icare, our prize giving ceremony will be done one day prior the opening day of the Coupe Icare in St Hilaire (6h drive.

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Flying site

Targasonne
Les Angles
Meranges...

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  • 112 Pilots Confirmed
  • 112 Pilots total registered
  • 220 EUR Entry fee
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  • 120 Pilots max allowed
  • 16 Countries presented
  • ✅ CCC and lower allowed
    ❌ Uncertified wings prohibited
  • 🏆 🏅 FAI Status = CAT 2
  • left before start of event
  • before registration 01/02 20:00 (Europe/Paris)
  • 🛰️

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

    Live trackers supplied
  • 🚁

    The region supports helicopter rescues

    Helicopter rescue
  • 🚁

    The region generally has good phone coverage

    Good phone coverage
  • 🚁

    We will be monitoring radios for your safety whilst you fly

    Radio coverage
  • 🚐

    There will be vehicles supplied to take you to launch

    Launch Transport
  • 🥾

    There will be retrieve vehicles available to return pilots to HQ

    Retrieve included
  • 💩

    There are toilets at, or near, the launch

    Toilets on takeoff
  • 🛰

    The organisers will download the tracklogs at HQ for scoring

    Tracklogs managed
  • 📢

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

    Airtribune blogging
  • 🏋️

    There will be ballast water available at launch

    Ballast on takeoff
  • 🥪

    There will be daily lunch packs for pilots

    Lunch packs
  • 💳

    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
  • 🍺

    There will usually be goal beers for winners

    Goal beers
  • 🎉

    There will be an organised party during or after the event

    Party
  • 👕

    You will receive a tshirt or other welcome gift

    Free gift
  • 🅰

    This event awards PWCA letters

    PWCA Letters
  • ♻️

    The organisers support reducing the use of unnecessary plastic at the event. This includes NOT giving disposable water bottles

    Plastic reduction

Where is it

We have 4 airports in a 2H30 drive radius around us plus trains possibilities. Please click the "view more" link to get a full overview.

Event info

Pre World Cup organised in Pyrénées-Cerdagne. Nothing less than the garden of the well known "Pôle Espoirs de Font-Romeu" empowering french paragliding youngster talents from 1997.

Ever wondered where Charles Cazaux, Jérémie Lager, Maxime Pinot, Laurie Génovese,Yoann Chavanne, Méryl Delferrière, Simon Pellissier, Téo Bouvard, Hugo Laronze and many others were taught to fly? Come and see!

Our event will be close from Coupe Icare, our prize giving ceremony will be done one day prior the opening day of the Coupe Icare in St Hilaire (6h drive).

Flying site

Targasonne
Les Angles
Meranges

Selection and entry fee

- Entry fee is 220 Euros per pilot.
- 30 places are restricted for "un-french" pilots
- FAI Licence is mandatory.

Documents required at registration

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

    Signed Application form

Cancellation Policy

Your cancellation must be done throught email to pwc.targasonne@gmail.com.

100% refund if done before July 15th
50% Refund if done before August 15th
NO REFUND after August 15th

Prize fund and scoring categories

Overall male and female
Serial male and female
Teams

General schedule

Saturday september 4th
10:00 - Training day
17:00 - 19:00 Official registration

Sunday 5 - Friday september 10th
9:00 - Contest flying days

Wednesday 8 september
19:00 - Gala dinner

Friday september 10th
20:00 Prize-giving

Daily schedule

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

Accommodation and Activities

How to get here

By plane :
Nearest airports to consider are Barcelona, Gerona, Toulouse or Perpignan.
There are many low cost flights from almost everywhere.

Bus or trains are then climbing up the mountains to reach the plateau of Cerdagne (see next section).

By train :
Latour de Carol's International train station is located 20 Km from the base camp. It is possible to connect from :
- Paris throught Toulouse - We recommand the night train while sleeping (or trying to do so).
Departure from Austerlitz Station at 20:41 => Arrival at Latour de Carol next morning at 09:16.
- Toulouse.
- Barcelona throught Puigcerda.

By car :
2H30 from Toulouse.
2H from Barcelona.
2H from Gerona.
1H30 from Perpignan via RN 116

2 Route de l'Andorre, 66120 Targassonne, France
Targasonne France

Downloads

Waypoint files

Organizers

Appel d'air
pwc.targasonne@gmail.com
Nouhaud Greg
Responsable
Esteban Bourroufies
Meet director

Contacts

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Tasks and results

Task 1

05 Sep, 2021

72.4 km — Race to goal

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Task 2

06 Sep, 2021

90.3 km — Race to goal

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Task 5

09 Sep, 2021

43.7 km — Race to goal

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