Local regulations

PARAGLIDING ACCURACY LANDING

2018 PGAEC, SLOVENIA &MACEDONIA OPEN

 

PRILEP

13-14 OCTOBER 2018 

  

Officials:  

General organizer: Extreme sports club ,,SKY RIDERS -PRILEP”

Address: ul. DIMO NAREDNIKOT bb – 7500 Prilep

Tel: + 389 75 272 242 Zlatko Spirkoski

 

Contact:

E-mail: spirkozam@yahoo.com

Web site: www.skyriders.mk 

Official website and registration: www.skyriders.mk 

HQ: Registration office will be at Hotel Salida Prilep

• Meet Director: Zlatko Spirkoski

• Safety Director & NAC coordination: Gjorgji Manceski

• HQ/Admin:

• Launch Marshall: Kiro Ginoski

• Chief Judge: Lara Leban

• NAC Delegate:

• Technical delegate: Martin Jovanoski

• Competition jury consists of Meet Director, NAC delegate and one pilot

 • Safety jury: Safety Director and two pilots 

Program

Daily program:

Friday 12. 10.2018

Time

activities

Place- location

11:00 – 13:00

Registration

HQ – Hotel

13:00 – 16:00

training flights

Transport from landing

18:00 – 20:00

pilot registration

HQ – Hotel

 

Saturday 13 .10.2018

Time

activities

Place- location

8:00 – 8:30

General Briefing

HQ – Hotel

9:00

Transport

From Landing place

10:00 – 18-30

Competition flying

Take off to landing

19:00

Dead-line for flying

Transport to hotel

20.00

Diner

Hotel Restorant

 

Sunday 14.10.2018

Time

activities

Place- location

8:00 – 8:15

Pilot Briefing

Landing place

8:15

Transport

From Landing place

9:00 – 15-00

Competition flying

Take off to landing

16:00- 17:00

Results

prizes giving

Hotel

 

 

1-Entry 

The maximum number of pilots in the championship is 80.

  

2- Entry Fee 

The Entry fee will be 50 Euros.

The Entry fee includes:

  1. Daily Lunch package, water on official training day and on competition days.
  2. Competitor present.
  3. Emergency rescue and first aid medical service.
  4. Transportation to take off on training day and competition flights.
  5. Dinner on first competition day. 

3-Registration 

Pre-registration for all pilots will be opened on the www.skyriders.mk offical website.

On registration day, pilots must report at HQ office in Prilep to have their documents checked and to receive supplementary information.

Required documents:

1.  National Association membership card ( min p4 level / advance pilot)

2.  FAI License

3.  Documentary proof in English of valid insurance

 

4- Accomodiation: www.skyriders.mk 

  

5-Equipment 

Every Pilot is responsible for the working- condition and safety of equipment. Equipment must comply with pilot qualification. It is necessary to have a helmet suitable for paragliding, a rescue parachute.

 

6-Contest number

The contest number will be drawn at random.

The number will be supplied by the organizer.

 

7-Safety Committee

The Safety Committee will be announced on general briefing 2 competition pilots and competition director. 

 

8- Competition Site

Prilep-Krusevo, Macedonia

Take off Treskavec

Take offs Krusevo

Take off Ribnik 

9-Competition:

–    Number of rounds: maximum eight (8) rounds per competition.
–    Validation: minimum one round have to be completed to validate a competition.

–    Competition has to be judged by team of skilled judges who are led by international judge,
–    PGAEC Technical delegate helps competition director that competition runs smoothly.

 
10-PGAEC scoring:
–    Individual competition: if there is five or more valid rounds, the worst individual score is dropped,
–    Team competition, team consist of 3 pilots. Pilots can not change the team during the season.

–    Team scoring: three (3) scores from each round counts toward team result for that round, there is no score dropping after 5th round in team scoring.


–   
Final PGAEC tour ranking for individual and for team ranking: all results from whole PGAEC tour in one season counts toward final ranking for that season.

 11- Competitor`s obligations:

–    Competitor must have a valid FAI sporting license and third party insurance,
–    Competitor has to apply for competition at   www.skyriders.mk internet site and fulfill entry form.
–    With this form competitor confirms participation at the competition. In case for some reason competitor would not been able to attend, he/she has to remove registration at latest 7 days before competition.

 

12-PGAEC coordination fond:

 

 1st place: 500 euros

2nd place: 300 euros

3rd place: 200 euros

Cups, medals and gifts.

 

13-Wind speed

The maximum permitted wind speed, will be 6 m/s.

 

14-Take-off  rules

Pilots will be launched at timed intervals to ensure adequate separation during final approach and landing, according to the conditions. The launch interval will be controlled by the Launch Marshal.

Tardiness (absence) of the pilot in the established flying order to the starting line will be liable to a maximum score penalty in this attempt.

If a Pilot is failed to take-off three times by his own fault, he will be liable to a maximum score penalty in lieu of their score for that round.

The next three Pilots should be completely ready for a take-off with the same time as the prior Pilot, so in case of false start they can replace him.

Official wind-dummies will take-off by Meet Director or Safety Director’s request.

 

15-Flying/Last approach

No acrobatics is allowed during the flight even if it is for quick reduction of the altitude.

The pilot is deemed to have started the final approach when, having turned to face the target, the Event Judge considers that the pilot has made his final commitment to making an approach to the target and is not expecting to have to make any significant changes of direction. Any further manoeuvres undertaken by the pilot from this position will not detract from the above factor.

The official signal for pilots in the air to fly away from the target for safety reasons is that a person or persons on the target will clearly wave a red signal flag.

 

16-Re-launch

A pilot may only request a re-launch following the disputed flight by applying to the Event Judge at the target before signing for his score. The pilot must register his request for re-launch with the Recording Judge before communicating with any other person (with the exception of the Chief and Event Judges).

The wind speed exceeds the specified limit during the time of 30 seconds before the pilot lands. The pilot will be automatically offered a re-launch. The pilot may choose to accept the score achieved or accept a re-launch. The pilot must make a decision immediately.

The target is obscured during a pilot’s final approach and the pilot does not attempt to land on the target. The pilot may indicate (point or call out) the obstruction as he lands.

The judges are unable to agree an accurate score for any reason.

The pilot changes his flight plans for safety, and does not then attempt to land on the target.

If there is any significant external distraction which demonstrably affects the pilot’s target approach.

At the Judges’ discretion on the grounds of a technical problem or abnormal conditions. This may be a failure with equipment (e.g. a broken steering line or a big tuck during the flight) which is not a result of the pilot’s poor preflight check, or massive sink such that a pilot is unable to reach the target or arrives with insufficient height to make a reasonable final approach. A re-launch may be authorised provided that the pilot does not attempt to fly to the target and/or he makes a signal that must be described in the Local Regulations.

17- Complaints and Protests

Complaint can be delivered orally to the Event Director and/or Chief Judge.
Decision to appeal shall be taken by a Pilot individually immediately after landing and before discussing a problem with others.

If a protestor is not satisfied by the result, he can give his protest in written form to Event Director. The protest shall be given in 2 hours  after informing about the results of oral protest.
Giving the written protest shall be paid by 50 euros deposit. If a protest is satisfied the deposit is given back.

18- Penalties and other general rules

Penalties In accordance with Section 7C.

 

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