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The Spring Meeting - Friuli Venezia Giulia Trophy, at its 3rd edition, is a FAI 2 competition (Hang Gliding class 1, class 5, Sport class) which takes place in a flight zone well known by European pilots.

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Flying site

Meduno is near Pordenone, in the North-East of Italy. The take-off can be comfortably reached driving along an asphalt road and it’s the perfect launch site for Hang Gliding competitions. There is an unlimited area to open Hang Gliders, as well as the numbers of lines available along the amphitheatre, which rises in the west part of the ramp.

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How to get here

Meduno is near Pordenone, in the North-East of Italy. Not far from Venice and Trieste. Easily accessible by car and train.

Event info

The Spring Meeting - Friuli Venezia Giulia Trophy, at its 3rd edition, is a FAI 2 competition (Hang Gliding class 1, class 5, Sport class) which takes place in a flight zone well known by European pilots. It is also part of the big flying area which will host the XXII Hang Gliding World Championship.

The flight area is mainly in the foothill but, depending on weather conditions, it is possible to fly also in the Alps and in the flatland. There are different takeoffs; two of them are in Slovenia and can be chosen in case of changeable weather.

Besides the competition, many different activities will be organized for families, friends and visitors.

Flying site

Meduno is near Pordenone, in the North-East of Italy. The take-off can be comfortably reached driving along an asphalt road and it’s the perfect launch site for Hang Gliding competitions. There is an unlimited area to open Hang Gliders, as well as the numbers of lines available along the amphitheatre, which rises in the west part of the ramp.
The launch site is used with winds between SE and SW.
Within 2017, a new hut very close to the launch site will be open.

Take-off VALINIS - Meduno (PN) 46.2307, 12.8064
Elevation: 980 mt ASL
Height difference: 710 mt above Landing (Castello – Travesio)
Number of ramps: 3
A round grassy mountain top free from obstacles, it offers fine start both of delta and paragliders.
Direction wind: from SE to SW

Landing CASTELLO - Travesio (PN)
Elevation: 270 mt ASL

The landing field in Travesio is highly used by Hang Gliding and Paragliding pilots coming from all Europe.
Pilots particularly like the perfect terrain conditions and the absence of obstacles, as well as the absence of strong or turbulent winds in the hours of main thermal activity.

Organizers

Aero Club Lega Piloti
Via San Miro snc
23867 Suello (LC)
Flyve srl
Via Villa 123
33090 Travesio (PN)

Selection and entry fee

REGISTRATION:
Regular Online Registration will be closed on April 23, 2019.

SELECTION:
Until the maximum number of participants is reached, it will be possible to register and to be selected for the event.

ENTRY FEE
- Regular entry fee is 190,00 € (150,00 € for UNDER 30 - WOMEN - CLASS 1 SPORT).
- UNDER 20: free entry fee.

The entry fee includes:
- Gadgets
- Complimentary dinner
- Packed Lunch each competition day
- Medical emergency service
- Prize-giving ceremony
- Live tracking devices

PAYMENT
We are accepting paypal payments or Bank Transfer.

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

ENTRY FEE 190,00€
ENTRY FEE 150,00€ (Under 30 – Women – Class 1 Sport)

BANK TRANSFER
Make sure that you pay ALL bank transfer charges. Make also sure that you send us your bank transfer form by email to info@springmeeting.it and don't forget to mention "your name & Spring Meeting 2019” as description of your transfer to allow us to track your payment.

Our bank coordinates are:
Bank name: FriulOvest Banca Credito Cooperativo
Account owner: Flyve srl
Payee address: Via Villa 123 - 33090 Travesio (ITALY)
IBAN Number: IT12E0880564900007003101546
BIC Code (Swift Code): CCRTIT2TFOB

REFUND
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 March 25, 2019, 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 March 26, 2019 and until the start of the competition there won't be any refund.

Prize fund and scoring categories

- 1° Class 1 OPEN
- 2° Class 1 OPEN
- 3° Class 1 OPEN

- 1° Class 1 Sport (only the 1° classified and only if there are at least 5 participants)
- 2° Class 1 Sport (only the 1° classified and only if there are at least 5 participants)
- 3° Class 1 Sport (only the 1° classified and only if there are at least 5 participants)

- 1° Class 1 Under 30 (only if the pilot is not included within the first 3 of the overall ranking of Class 1 OPEN)

- 1° Class 1 Female (only the 1° classified and only if there are at least 5 participants)

- 1° Class 5 (only if there are at least 5 participants)
- 2° Class 5 (only if there are at least 5 participants)
- 3° Class 5 (only if there are at least 5 participants)

To withdraw the prize, pilots have to be present at the Prize-giving Ceremony.
No proxy will be accepted.
Undelivered awards will remain to the organisation.

General schedule

Wednesday, April 24 / Thursday, April 25
Pilots can register @ the HQ in Meduno/Travesio:
- Wednesday, April 24, 16:00 - 20:00
- Thursday, April 25, 09:00 - 10:30

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Thursday, April 25
Official training day
In the evening, MANDATORY Safety Briefing

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Friday, April 26 - Wednesday, May 1:
Contest flying days

Wednesday, May 1: Day of possible recovery due to bad weather, same program as the previous days

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Tuesday, April 30
19:00: Prize-giving and closing ceremony
(postponed to Wednesday, May 1, if it is recovery day)

Daily schedule

09:00 - Pilots briefing @ HQ
11:30 - Meet Director / Task and Safety Committee meetings
12:00 - Pilots' briefing @ TO / Previous task official results / Task definition
12:30 - Take-off window opens
16:30 - Scoring office opens
20:30 - Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

ACCOMMODATION:
CAMPING
Next to the HQ there is a sportive center for camping.
The cost per day per person is 5€.


ACTIVITIES
Besides the competition, many different activities will be organized for families, friends and visitors.

How to get here

Meduno is near Pordenone, in the North-East of Italy.

BY CAR
A4 highway Trieste-Venezia - Cimpello exit

BY TRAIN
Use MEDUNO Station
www.trenitalia.com

BY PLANE
Nearest Airports are: Venezia - Marco Polo Tessera (VCE) / Trieste - Ronchi dei Legionari (TRS)

SP32, 33090 Travesio PN, Italy
Meduno - Travesio IT

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Tasks and results

Task 1

27 Apr, 2019

Class 1, Class 5 — 58.4 km — Race to goal

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27 Apr, 2019

Class 1 Sport — 37.7 km — Race to goal

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Task 2

30 Apr, 2019

Class 1, Class 5 — 39.5 km — Race to goal

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30 Apr, 2019

Class 1 Sport — 15.8 km — Race to goal

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Task 3

01 May, 2019

Class 5 — 142.1 km — Race to goal

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Task 3

01 May, 2019

Class 1 — 128.2 km — Race to goal

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Task 3

01 May, 2019

Class 1 Sport — 45.6 km — Race to goal

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