Roldanillo Valle del Cauca has been the venue for the main paragliding competitions, including the Paragliding World Cup Superfinal, the Paragliding World Cup and several national and international paragliding Championships, the Valle del Cauca is one of the best places on planet earth to fly paragliding, becoming a dream place and tourist destination for many paragliders due to the cultural diversity, the road network that facilitates movement, the perfect weather conditions and all the diverse tourist activities developed in this charismatic region.Expand page for more, including Payment & Cancellation info
Roldanillo is the principal home for paragliding and hang gliding events in Colombia. Located on the west side of the Valle del Cauca at the foot of the Cordillera Occidental the town sits at an elevation of 966 meters and has an average annual temperature of 23°C.Expand page for more info
- left before start of event
- before registration 19/09 19:57 (America/Bogota)
Live trackers supplied
The organiser will supply Live trackers to you, for safety and scoring
Medic on takeoff
There will be medical rescue services at launch
Good phone coverage
The region generally has good phone coverage
We will be monitoring radios for your safety whilst you fly
Live trackers mandatory
Live Tracking is MANDATORY in this event to score. The organiser will provide the trackers.
There will be vehicles supplied to take you to launch
There will be retrieve vehicles available to return pilots to HQ
Toilets on takeoff
There are toilets at, or near, the launch
The organisers will download the tracklogs at HQ for scoring
The organisers are using Airtribune for registration, tracking, blogging and to publish scores
Ballast on takeoff
There will be ballast water available at launch
There will be daily lunch packs for pilots
Maps are supplied
The organisers will give you printed maps at registration
The organisers will give you an ID card with all the essential items listed
The organisers will have free WiFi available at HQ
You will receive a tshirt or other welcome gift
The organisers support reducing the use of unnecessary plastic at the event. This includes NOT giving disposable water bottles
- Colombia Serial
- Colombia Sport
- Colombia Female
- Colombia Overall
Roldanillo Valle del Cauca has been the venue for the main paragliding competitions, including the Paragliding World Cup Superfinal, the Paragliding World Cup and several national and international paragliding Championships, the Valle del Cauca is one of the best places on planet earth to fly paragliding, becoming a dream place and tourist destination for many paragliders due to the cultural diversity, the road network that facilitates movement, the perfect weather conditions and all the diverse tourist activities developed in this charismatic region.
Selection and entry fee
Selection criteria for national pilots:
In order of registration online: YES
In WPRS order: YES
Selection criteria for non-national pilots:
In order of registration online: YES
In WPRS order: YES
- National Pilot License.
- Signed application form.
- Signed Liability Release, Waiver of Legal Rights.
- ID, Passport or driver's license.
- Payment stub of the registration fee.
- Complete registration form ready before day 1.
- Accept current local regulations.
Pilots must verify the validity of their insurance administered by the government or private in the country where the competition takes place. In some countries (ROLDANILLO-COLOMBIA).
It is strongly recommended to know the local contact of the insurance company to avoid delays.
It is the pilot's responsibility to ensure that their own insurance coverage is adequate.
Health insurance. It must be valid to paraglide in Colombia. You must show a copy of the contract to prove it. If the pilot does not have this insurance, he must buy it locally, the organization of the event will offer him an option.
Documents required at registration
FAI Sporting Licence
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)
The organiser requires you to present your National flying licence.
Signed Application form
You will need to sign an applicaton form at the venue. Usually the organiser will provide it on arrival.
Signed Waiver/Release 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.
Identification documents needed
You will need to provide photo ID on arrival. This could be Passport, Driving Licence or National ID, for example.
You must provide the organiser with a copy of your liability (3rd party) insurance documents
You must provide the organiser with a copy of your medical, rescue and repatriation insurance. You can purchase Global Rescue cover from Airtribune
Cancellation date more than 20 days before the competition start date, 50% refund.
Cancellation date less than 15 days before the start date of the competition: 0% refund.
The impossibility of attending due to travel reasons related to Covid is not a reason for the reimbursement of an amount greater than the percentages and times indicated above. Please make sure you have adequate travel insurance to cover any last minute cancellations.
Cancellation of a competition by the organization, i.e. Covid19 interference, etc. In the event that the organizers consider it necessary to cancel, relocate or reschedule the competition, you will be entitled to a partial refund. This will be on the scale as follows:
1. Up to 30 days before the first official day of the event: 100% less administrative charge.
2. 30 to 7 days before the first official day of the event: An amount equivalent to the amount paid less the amount spent by the organization in preparations up to that moment.
3. Less than 7 days before the event: No refund will be given.
4. After the start of the competition, any refund will be at the discretion of the organizers.
The organizers will not be responsible for expenses incurred by any person attending or intending to attend the event, or any consequential loss arising from the cancellation, relocation or rescheduling of the event.
Cualquier piloto que cancele su registro recibirá un reembolso de la siguiente manera:
Fecha de cancelación más de 20 días antes de la fecha de inicio de la competencia, reembolso del 50%.
Fecha de cancelación menos de 15 días antes de la fecha de inicio de la competencia: 0% de reembolso.
La imposibilidad de asistir debido a motivos de viaje relacionados con Covid no es motivo para el reembolso de una cantidad superior a los porcentajes y tiempos indicados anteriormente. Por favor, asegúrese de tener seguro de viaje adecuado para cubrir cualquier cancelación de última hora.
Cancelación de una competencia por parte de la organización, es decir, interferencia de Covid19, etc. En caso de que los organizadores consideren necesario cancelar, reubicar o reprogramar la competencia tendrá derecho a un reembolso parcial. Esto estará en la escala de la siguiente manera:
1. Hasta 30 días antes del primer día oficial del evento: 100% menos cargo administrativo.
2. 30 a 7 días antes del primer día oficial del evento: Un monto equivalente al monto pagado menos la cantidad gastada por la organización en preparativos hasta ese momento.
3. Menos de 7 días antes del evento: No se dará devolución.
4. Después del inicio de la competencia, cualquier reembolso quedará a discreción de los organizadores.
Los organizadores no serán responsables de los gastos incurridos por cualquier persona que asista o tenga la intención de asistir al evento, o cualquier pérdida consecuente que surja de la cancelación, reubicación o reprogramación del evento.
Prize fund and scoring categories
Colombian female 1-2-3
Colombian Serial 1-2-3
Colombian Sport 1-2-3
Competition Overall 1-2-3
Female Overall 1-2-3
Serial overall 1-2-3
Sport overall 1-2-3
14:00 Parade cultural artistic groups, countries and competitors.
10:00 - 18:00 Official Registration and Equipment Inspection, Official Venue of the Event.
19:00 - Mandatory security briefing.
20:30 - Opening Ceremony.
Sunday, January 22 - Saturday, January 28, 2023
Competition flying days.
Saturday, January 29, 2022.
20:00 -Closing Ceremony.
21 de enero de 2023.
14:00 Desfile comparsas artísticas culturales, países y competidores.
10:00 - 18:00 Registro Oficial e Inspección de Equipos, Sede Oficial del Evento.
19:00 - Reunión informativa de seguridad obligatoria.
20:30 - Ceremonia de Apertura.
Domingo, 22 de enero - sábado, 28 de enero de 2023
Días de vuelo de competición.
Sábado, 28 de enero de 2022.
08:00 - Transportation to take-off area.
10:00 - Director/Task and Safety Committee Meetings.
10:30 - Briefing / Official results of the previous task / Definition of the task.
11:00 - Takeoff window opens.
16:30 - Opening of the scoring office.
20:00 - Provisional results.
The daily schedule may change, depending on weather conditions.
07:00 - Apertura de la sede.
08:00 - Transporte a zona de despegue.
10:00 - Reuniones de Director/Comité de Pruebas y Seguridad.
10:30 - Briefing de pilotos / Resultados oficiales de la prueba anterior / Definición de la prueba.
11:00 - Se abre la ventana de despegue.
16:30 - Apertura de la oficina de puntuación.
20:00 - Resultados provisionales.
El horario diario puede cambiar, dependiendo de las condiciones climáticas.
Accommodation and Activities
How to get here
Cl. 7 #7-1, Roldanillo, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
Roldanillo Valle del Cauca Colombia
Most international flights layover in Bogota's "El Dorado International Airport". The international and domestic terminals are connected by a shuttle. From Bogota take the quick domestic flight to Armenia, Pereira, or Cali where you can easily find ground transport to Roldanillo. For cost and convenience we highly recommend you fly into Pereira.
If you would like the organization to pick you up from Cali or Pereira please contact us with a detailed itinerary and plan. We would also appreciate a call or email during your layover in Bogota confirming your on time arrival.
Local airport taxis are safe and offer competitive pricing for 1 or 2 pilots with gear. Groups should contact the organization for pickup. Budget travelers can find buses to Roldanillo from Pereira, Cali, or Armenia. The bus terminals and airports are separate.
Recommended city to fly into. 1 and 15 minute drive to Roldanillo.
The second most important airport in Colombia. Cali's “Alfonso Bonilla Aragon” airport services domestic and international flights and adds new international routs regularly. 2 hour drive to Roldanillo.
Smaller airport and city with less service. 1 and 30 minute drive to Roldanillo.
From the bus terminals in Pereira, Cali, or Armenia look for the Roldanillo's local bus company De Occidente for safe and comfortable transport.
De Occidente: www.deoccidente.com/roldanillo/
The company is comfortable servicing international Paraglide pilots and very helpful.
+57 (314) 866 0361