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The Flying Arena is formed by The South Carpathians, The Sub Carpathians and the spectacular Brasov Depression. https://paragliding-romania.ro/
Main Takeoff: Bunloc, Sacele Brasov. Orientation: N, NW
https://paragliding-romania.

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  • 58 Pilots Confirmed
  • 58 Pilots total registered
  • 150 EUR Entry fee
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  • 100 Pilots max allowed
  • 18 Countries presented
  • ✅ CCC and lower allowed
    ❌ Uncertified wings prohibited
  • 🏆 🏅 FAI Status = CAT 2
  • left before start of event
  • before registration 18/01 14:03 (Europe/Bucharest)
  • 🛰️

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

    Live trackers supplied
  • 🚁

    There will be medical rescue services at launch

    Medic on takeoff
  • 🚁

    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 daily lunch packs for pilots

    Lunch packs
  • 🗺

    The organisers will give you printed maps at registration

    Maps are supplied
  • 💳

    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 a social evening with food

    Food
  • 🎉

    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 have commmitted to Carbon Offset the event, including competitior travel to & from the venue

    Carbon offset
  • ♻️

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

    Plastic reduction

Prize funds and scoring categories

  • Serial
  • Women
  • Romanian Cup Women Provisional Ranking
  • Romanian Cup Provisional Ranking
  • Team
  • Fun
  • Sport
  • Overall
More information about prizes and categories

Event info

Flying site

The Flying Arena is formed by The South Carpathians, The Sub Carpathians and the spectacular Brasov Depression. https://paragliding-romania.ro/
Main Takeoff: Bunloc, Sacele Brasov. Orientation: N, NW
https://paragliding-romania.ro/bunloc/
Access to the take off done by cable car (10 minutes).
Alternate Takeoff: Postavaru, Poiana Brasov, Brasov. Orientation: N, NW, S, SE
https://paragliding-romania.ro/postavaru/
Access to the take off done by car/bus (30 minutes) & cable car (15 minutes).

Brasov area offers many possibilities for flying: big XC tasks with flying above the Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), exploring the highest peaks in Bucegi Mountains (2505 m), soaring the Piatra Mare Mountain (1800 m), or spreading out into the Brasov Depression, which works (in spring) almost like Cauca Valley in Roldanillo.

Meteo Sacele/Bunloc

Selection and entry fee

• 60 places are reserved for Romanian Pilots until 1'st of March.
• Registration fee Pay 130 Euro for those pilots who participated in 2021 edition, 150 Euro for any other pilot, 155 Euro for PAYPAL transfer.
• For the Romanian pilots participating for the first time in FAI competitions entry fee value is 100 € (EUR) within 10 pilots limit.
• Pilot documentation required physical registration at HQ
1. ID
2. Valid online Registration Form (http://airtribune.com/)
3. Signed Release of Liability Document
4. Evidence of pilot qualification (NAC License or IPPI card)
5. Satisfactory evidence of glider airworthiness according to Section 7a.
• The Registration fee includes:
1. Transport to the take-off and retrieve on the main route for all the registered pilots during all competition days, training day not included.
2. Upload of turn-point's GPS coordinates
3. Live tracking and competition scoring
4. Competition map
5. ID badge
6. Lunch package, water
7. Competition T-shirt


*Training day not included. The cable car will cost about 5 EUR. The retrieval with other means of transportation can go up to 10 EUR in total.

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 FAI IPPI card is an International card that states your skill level. It is issued by your National Association and matches the level or your flying Licence

    FAI IPPI Card
  • 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 must provide the organiser with a copy of your liability (3rd party) insurance documents

    Liability Insurance

Cancellation Policy

No reason cancellation before 1st April: 50% refund
No reason cancellation before 1st May: 30% refund
Medical reasons, please contact us, special cases will be investigated one by one.


If Covid situation will force the cancellation of the competition we refund:
- 100% if we cancel before 1st of April
- at least 85% if we cancel before 1st of May
- at least 80% if we cancel after 1st of May

Prize fund and scoring categories

1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked Overall in the competition
1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked Woman Overall in the competition
1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked Sport Class in the competition
1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked Fun Class in the competition
1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked team in the competition
1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked Overall Romanian Cup Provisional Ranking
1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked Woman Overall Romanian Cup Provisional Ranking

General schedule

>> Friday, 13 May 2022
Official Registration and Unofficial Training Day
16:00-20:00 Pilots registration and welcome desk
20:00-21:00 Mandatory Safety Briefing

>>Saturday, 14 May 2022
Late Registration: 8:00 - 10:00.
Competition day
10:00 Competition day

>>Sunday, 15 May - Thursday, 19 May 2022
10:00Competition days
Thursday, 19 May 2022
20:00 Prize giving ceremony

Daily schedule

Daily schedule
08:00 - Headquarter opens
09:00 - Deadline for responding previous day protests
10:00 - Daily briefing and transportation to Take off
The day off is if weather is not flyable.

Accommodation and Activities

1. For tight budget call at the SkyDreamers School - 2Km from 2# Meeting Point.
2. For those with a decent budget: Vila Trapez - 200m from 2# Meeting Point.
3. For those who prefer a luxurious house very close to 2. Meeting Point: Vila Scobici - 200m from 2# Meeting Point
4. And for those who prefer a business class hotel: Ramada - aprox 1 km from HQ.

We hope that we don't have cancelled days, but if we will, we can arrange a bunch of activities:
1. Canionul 7 Scari - 2 km by buss - 2 hours hiking;
2. Visiting Bran Castle also known as Dracula's Castle. 30 km by bus - entry fee no more than 10 EUR;
3. Brasov: City Tour with ending at the Brasov Citadel (The Black Church - Gothic style monument);
4. Climbing for 30 minutes (or going by cable car) on top of Tâmpa Hill which guards Brasov's Old City;
5. Wineries, gift shops and other lazy activities.

How to get here

By Plane to OTP (Bucharest). In this case call us to arrange transportation.
1. HQ / Centrul Multicultural Sacele
We use this location for Registering, Open Ceremony, Mandatory Briefing, Every Evening briefings and presentations, The Closing Ceremony.

2. MAIN MEETING POINT at Telescaun Bunloc (Bunloc Chair Lift) . We meet here everyday for takeoff departure.

Districtul Al Kufrah, Libia
Sacele, Brasov Romania

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Sacele, Bunloc, Brasov.
Cristian Deacu
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