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CIVL 2017 September Bureau Minutes

CIVL 2017 September Bureau Minutes

  Minutes of the CIVL Autumn Bureau Meeting of the FAI Hang Gliding & Paragliding Commission held in Vršac, Serbia on September 25th to 30th, 2017 are published on the website. Download ....

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CIVL Bureau Activity 2017-2018 Intermediate report is published.

CIVL Bureau Activity 2017-2018 Intermediate report is published.

    In this document, CIVL Bureau sums up the main topics of its activity in the period from February till September 2017.

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CIVL Bureau at Vrsac, Serbia

CIVL Bureau at Vrsac, Serbia

  CIVL Bureau has begun it's autumn session that takes place in Vrsac, Serbia. It will study the problems that the sport has come across in 2017 and if necessary take decisions to make ru....

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Accuracy Pre-Euro in Kobarid, Slovenia: Success, Luck and Victories

Accuracy Pre-Euro in Kobarid, Slovenia: Success, Luck and Victories

    The organisers of this competition should have bought a lottery ticket this week. For the second day of the event, the weather was again perfect for this paragliding accuracy with sm....

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Pre-Euro Accuracy in Kobarid has began

Pre-Euro Accuracy in Kobarid has began

  2017 Paragliding Accuracy World Cup Tour. Test Event for the 6th FAI European Paragliding Accuracy Championship,Kobarid, Slovenia. Andy Cowley reports...

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 PILOT PROFILE: 60 seconds with hang gliding champion Christian Ciech

PILOT PROFILE: 60 seconds with hang gliding champion Christian Ciech

Christian Ciech is one of the most successful pilots in competition hang gliding, and was FAI European and World Champion at the same time in 2016. We spoke to him…

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23 July 2006: The FAI World Record of Charles Cazaux

23 July 2006: The FAI World Record of Charles Cazaux

On 23 July 2006, 10 years ago, French pro paraglider Charles Cazaux set a FAI World Record when he reached 41.15 km/h in the category “Speed over a triangular course of 25km”. In April 2010 he bro....

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Seven steps to success: an acrobatic paragliding masterclass with FAI ....

Seven steps to success: an acrobatic paragliding masterclass with FAI ....

French paraglider Tim Alongi, 24, is the new FAI World Air Games Paragliding Aerobatics Champion. Alongi also won the silver medal in the Sychronised Paragliding Aerobatics competition, along with hi....

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Nicole Schmidt sorts the men from the boys

Nicole Schmidt sorts the men from the boys

Nicole Schmidt from Germany, has been flying paragliders for 11 years. For the last six she's been performing aerobatic tricks, or "acro". It's a discipline very few women attempt, and this year Schmi....

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US Paragliding Aerobatics pilot to unveil new tricks at FAI World Air ....

US Paragliding Aerobatics pilot to unveil new tricks at FAI World Air ....

It's rare to find competitors from the US in Paragliding Aerobatics competitions. The sport of paragliding has a relatively small following there, and there are few pilots who embark on the niche dare....

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Liga Nacional Open Teba -

Event ID

: 16440    

Bid:

669

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Paragliding Accuracy

Place

: Teba (Spain)

Date(s)

: 12 Apr to 14 Apr 2024

Alternate dates

: 19 Apr to 21 Apr 2024

Website

:https://civlcomps.org/event/liga-nacional-open


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Swiss Cup Biel -

Event ID

: 16744    

Bid:

305

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Biel (Switzerland)

Date(s)

: 13 Apr to 14 Apr 2024

Website

:https://www.swissleague.ch/comp-league/2024-04-13


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Dobrča Open 2024 -

Event ID

: 16770    

Bid:

301

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Begunje na Gorenjskem (Slovenia)

Date(s)

: 11 Apr to 14 Apr 2024

Alternate dates

: 18 Apr to 21 Apr 2024

Website

:https://civlcomps.org/event/dobrca-open-2024


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Schöckl Pokal, Styrian Championship 2024 -

Event ID

: 16785    

Bid:

246

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Sankt Radegund Bei Graz (Austria)

Date(s)

: 13 Apr to 14 Apr 2024

Alternate dates

: 30 May to 02 Jun 2024

Website

:https://civlcomps.org/event/schockl-pokal-steirische-meisterschaft-2024


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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2024 Brazilian Nationals 1st - Castelo - Pre PWC -

Event ID

: 16788    

Bid:

806

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Castelo (Brazil)

Date(s)

: 13 Apr to 20 Apr 2024

Website

:https://eventos.cbvl.esp.br/evento/primeira-etapa-do-campeonato-brasileiro-de-parapente-2024-em-castelo/info


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Transcapixaba Hike and Fly -

Event ID

: 16985    

Bid:

806

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Hike & Fly

Place

: Pancas (Brazil)

Date(s)

: 09 Apr to 14 Apr 2024

Alternate dates

: 25 Jun to 30 Jun 2024

Website

:https://eventos.cbvl.esp.br/evento/wwwtranscapixabahfcombr/info


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Upcoming Events

18 April 2024 Staufen Cup 2024 BaWü Open und Vorarlberger Landesmeisterschaft 2024 im Gleitschirmfliegen - Bezau (Austria)
18 April 2024 2024 Norma Race 2024 - Norma (Italy)
18 April 2024 Vrsac Open 2024 - Vrsac (Serbia)
19 April 2024 Acc Rana League 2024 - Rana near Louny (Czech Republic)
19 April 2024 akdeniz bölgesi hedef yarışması - Alanya, Antalya (Türkiye)
19 April 2024 1st Event Name: 2024 Korea Sports Class League 1st – Hapcheon - Hapcheon-gun (Korea)
20 April 2024 4th IV Open Internacional Mudejar 2024 - El Pobo (Spain)
20 April 2024 5th Freedom Open 2024 - bordano (Italy)
20 April 2024 Campeonato Brasileiro Asa Delta - 1ª Etapa - Pico do Gaviao (Brazil)
20 April 2024 2024 Etyeki Húzogatós 2024 - Etyek (Hungary)
More events

 

Practical Guidelines for Competition Organisers

OrgGuide briefingdeco

Everything you need to know to run a Cat 1 Championship. Also very useful for Cat 2 organisers!

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The IPPI card is every pilot’s passport to the world: a reference by which all national rating programs may be compared. Fly the World, fly IPPI!

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