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Paraglide Tennessee Open is an annual xc race to goal paragliding competition held in the Sequatchie Valley of Tennessee. This WORLD CLASS flying location has a launch elevation is 2000ft with the valley floor at 750ft along the 100k long and 12k wide valley system.

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Flying site

JUSTFLY-SVS Flight Parks,
Whitwell, TENNESSEE, USA.
Henson Gap, TENNESSEE, USA.
& our neighboring flying site
Keel Mountain, ALABAMA, USA...

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  • 0 Pilots Confirmed
  • 30 Pilots total registered
  • 400 U$D Entry fee
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  • 50 Pilots max allowed
  • 7 Countries presented
  • ✅ EN-D & below allowed
    ❌ CCC wings prohibited
  • left before start of event
  • Registration will open on
    01/03 12:01 (America/Chicago)

  • 🚁

    The region supports helicopter rescues

    Helicopter rescue
  • ⚕️

    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
  • 🛰️

    Live Tracking is MANDATORY in this event to score. You must provide your own livetracker.

    Live trackers mandatory
  • 🚐

    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
  • 🏋️

    There will be ballast water available at launch

    Ballast on takeoff
  • The organisers will have free WiFi available at HQ

    Free WiFi
  • 🎉

    There will be an organised party during or after the event

    Party

Event info

Paraglide Tennessee Open is an annual xc race to goal paragliding competition held in the Sequatchie Valley of Tennessee. This WORLD CLASS flying location has a launch elevation is 2000ft with the valley floor at 750ft along the 100k long and 12k wide valley system. The generous gentle conditions over green grassy farm fields is an excellent race arena. At JUSTFLYSVS Flight Parks we are able to fly in any wind direction, with top landing space and lots of generous LZ's around.

Flying site

JUSTFLY-SVS Flight Parks,
Whitwell, TENNESSEE, USA.
Henson Gap, TENNESSEE, USA.
& our neighboring flying site
Keel Mountain, ALABAMA, USA

Selection and entry fee

$400 - Comp Fee includes Annual Flight Park Pass, a $200 value.
Selection determined by date of payment received and initial sign up.

50% off if you are already an annual pass holder for 2024

Paypal info@tnfly.com
friends and family

Venmo @flyingcamp

cash is king

Documents required at registration

  • 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
  • You will need to provide photo ID on arrival. This could be Passport, Driving Licence or National ID, for example.

    Identification documents needed
  • You must provide the organiser with a copy of your liability (3rd party) insurance documents

    Liability Insurance
  • You must provide the organiser with a copy of your medical, rescue and repatriation insurance. You can purchase Global Rescue cover from Airtribune

    Rescue/Medical Insurance

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation
before July 1st 50% refund.
After July 15th Cancellations and refunds handled upon request and after determination by event management.
Spots can be shifted with approval from comp committee

Prize fund and scoring categories

Open
Sport
Women

General schedule

08/31 practice day - registration and opening party.
09/01 1st task Day
09/02 2nd task Day
09/03 3rd task Day
09/04 4th task Day
09/05 5th task Dy
09/06 6th task Day
09/07 Final task Day - award party.

Daily schedule

8:00 Transport to launch from LZ
9:00 Task & Safety COmmittee Meetings
10:00 Pilot's briefing / pervious task / Task definition
11:00 window open
17:00 task closed
22:00 provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

free Camping onsite @ Flying Camp Henson Gap w/ shower house, Kitchen and WIFI (this is HQ)
Free Camping at Whitwell - Primitive facilities.

Our own Mountain City Cabin. above Whitwell at Launch
https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1006559265513288041?source_impression_id=p3_1698689353_d5kKoOM6%2BNsY7NgS


other Local places.
Castle’s Grocery & Motel - Whitwell, TN
+14236586542

Honey Bee Motel - 423-904-6720 - www.thehoneybeemotel.com

Mountain Inn & Suites - Dunlap, TN
+14239492184
http://www.mountaininnandsuites.com/
https://goo.gl/maps/MBRBD8Pe2snprbPA8

http://www.randrrvcampground.com/ - North of Dunlap
+17045621182

Coops Creek RV - Downtown Dunlap.
+14239493483

A Tennessee Dude & Guest House
http://www.tnhorsevacation.com/
+14235544677

Accommodations
Free Camping with limited facilities & Camping with deluxe facilities, Tents, hostel bunk bed rentals or private rooms & apts. all for rent on site from Flying Camp. Near by airbnb, hotels in Dunlap, Whitwell & Chattanooga.

Excellent large house for rent!
https://abnb.me/r0wMfweE4kb


RED ROOM Cabin


ISOLATED & STERILE ★ Luxury Cabin Nestled In Woods - Whitwell Tennessee. Offered through Air BnB


;Signal Mountain Retreat - Signal Mountain Tennessee offered through Air Bnb


Secluded, amazing artesian home in beautiful Coppingers Cove - outdoor paradise 20 minutes from Whitwell Launch/HQ

Unit C | River Gorge Condo - 10 Minutes to Downtown Chattanooga 30 minutes from launches. Along the Tennessee River.


Log Cabin in the Clouds with a Million Dollar View - Private - Clean & Safe! quick and easy access to both launch sites.

Hawk Haven Hideaway - Dunlap Tn. Looking across the valley towards JustFly-SVS Henson Gap and only about 30 minutes to JustFly-SVS Whitwell.


Peaceful retreat on 45 acre farm. 3 bedroom/2 bath cottage, sleeps 7. Close to all the activity and nestled near the Prentice-Cooper State Park. Quick easy access to Chattanooga and all of the competition venues.


Unit H | Cozy Mountain Hideaway! 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4. Close to everything and along the scenic Tennessee River.


Tennessee's Grand Canyon! 10 Min From Downtown Chattanooga! Waterfront Condo With River And Mountain Views! Free Pontoon Boat Rides. 1 bedroom, sleeps 4. 45 minute access competition venues.


A Tennessee Dude & Guest House

Many Hotels and motels are available in the area

Castle’s Grocery & Motel - Whitwell, TN +1 (423) 658-6542

Mountain Inn & Suites - Dunlap, TN +1(423) 949-2184
http://www.mountaininnandsuites.com/
https://goo.gl/maps/MBRBD8Pe2snprbPA8



Activities
Additional Activities include but are not limited to; Caving, Mtn Biking, rock climbing, river floating, kayaking, swimming,...

Savage Gulf Natural Area Savage Gulf is 15,590-acre natural area located in Grundy and Sequatchie Counties. Carved like a giant crowfoot into the western edge of the Cumberland Plateau, it is one of Tennessee's most scenic wilderness areas. Its sheer sandstone cliffs and rugged canyons provide extraordinary views.

Fiery Gizzard Trail The Fiery Gizzard Trail runs from Tracy City, Tennessee to Foster Falls in Marion County, Tennessee. It is renowned for its beauty and diversity, cited by Backpacker magazine as one of the top 25 hiking trails in the United States.

Caving Tennessee has some of the most amazing caving in the country. We have experts that are also pilots and can provide guided tours if we have unflyable days.

Climbing Many great climbing area a short distance from the magic valley.

How to get here

Whitwell, TN is located in the Sequatchie Valley of TN, 35 mins west from Chattanooga.

1764 Window Rock Rd, Dunlap, TN 37327, USA
Whitwell United States

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CTA
Church of Thermal Ascension
Flying Camp Paraliding
David Hanning
Director

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