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A regular report of what's going on at CIVL... (Almost) monthly reports... Plenary wrap-ups... Eve...

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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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Current Events

Natural Games Millau -

Event ID

: 14940    

Bid:

374

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Millau (France)

Date(s)

: 23 Jun to 26 Jun 2021

Website

:https://parapente.ffvl.fr/compet/3762


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Vågå Open Hanggliding Competition 2021 -

Event ID

: 14861    

Bid:

292

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 1 Cross country
Sport Class Cross Country

Place

: Vågå (Norway)

Date(s)

: 19 Jun to 26 Jun 2021

Alternate dates

: 26 Jun to 03 Jul 2021

Website

:https://airtribune.com/vaga-open-hanggliding-competition/info


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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URAL OPEN 2021 -

Event ID

: 14829    

Bid:

612

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Ekaterinburg (Russian Federation)

Date(s)

: 19 Jun to 25 Jun 2021

Alternate dates

: 26 Jun to 02 Jul 2021

Website

:https://airtribune.com/cufd2021


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Paragliding World Cup Italy 2021 ::: Gemona del Friuli -

Event ID

: 14910    

Bid:

277

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Gemona del Friuli (Italy)

Date(s)

: 19 Jun to 26 Jun 2021

Website

:www.pwca.org


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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PROMACHIA OPEN 2021 - GREEK CHAMPIONSHIP -

Event ID

: 14998    

Bid:

267

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Promachi (Greece)

Date(s)

: 23 Jun to 27 Jun 2021

Website

:https://www.livetrack24.com/events/PRO2021/en


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Applegate Open 2021 -

Event ID

: 14939    

Bid:

461

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Jacksonville, oregon (USA)

Date(s)

: 19 Jun to 26 Jun 2021

Alternate dates

: 28 Aug to 04 Sep 2021

Website

:https://wingsoverapplegate.org/


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Dutch Open 2021 -

Event ID

: 15006    

Bid:

290

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 1 Cross country
class 5 Cross country
Sport Class Cross Country

Place

: Samerberg (Netherlands)

Date(s)

: 19 Jun to 26 Jun 2021

Website

:https://airtribune.com/dutch-open-2021-hochries-germany/


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Upcoming Events

24 June 2021 12th IVANEC OPEN 2021 - Ivanec (Croatia)
24 June 2021 1st Kruticha-open 2021 - Ekaterinbourg (Russian Federation)
26 June 2021 3rd Krkonose Open Accuracy 2021 - Vrchlabi (Czech Republic)
26 June 2021 Pyhrn Priel Cup/Oberösterreich Meisterschaft - Hinterstoder (Austria)
26 June 2021 1st British Open Series 2021 - Leyburn, Yorkshire (United Kingdom)
26 June 2021 Mavrovo Open 2021 - Mavrovo (North Macedonia)
26 June 2021 Bursa Cup Paragliding Cross Country Competition - Provisional - Bursa (Turkey)
28 June 2021 34th Campionato Italiano Delta - Italian Open 2021 - Trofeo Guarnieri - Pedavena (Italy)
30 June 2021 2021 Spanish League Open FAI 2 Piedrahita - Piedrahita (Spain)
01 July 2021 3rd Rose Valley XC 2021 - Kazanlak (Bulgaria)
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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CIVL Handbook

HandbookCIVL

Everything you ever wanted to know about CIVL... and more!

Your passport to the world

The IPPI Card

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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