Competition Details

Please note that times for the daily schedule are approximate and will vary depending on the weather and the selected take-off site for the day.

Registration

  • Date
    • 12 December '15 from 16h00 to 19h00
    • 13 December '15 from 08h00 to 09h00
  • Venue: Flyers Lodge (TBC)
Competition Briefing
  • 12 December '15 from 19h30-20h00
  • Venue: Flyers Lodge (TBC)
Daily Schedule
  • 08h30: Site selection
  • 09h00: Transport leaves the meet centre for take-off.
  • 11h00: Task briefing
  • 11h30: Window opens
  • 12h00: Race starts
  • 16h00: Land by time
  • 19h00: Scoring closes (18h00 on the last day)
Prize Giving & Function:
  • 19 December 19h30 for 20h00
  • Venue: Rendezvous (TBC)

Event Details

  • Date: 13-19 December 2015 (Sunday to Saturday)
  • Maximum number of Pilots: 120
  • Base location: Porterville, South Africa
  • Take-off sites:
  • Organiser: Buitepos Paragliding
  • Meet Director: TBA
  • Scoring: Brad Kruger (TBC)
  • Weather Comittee: Ian Cowie, Long Pete, Paul Penning (TBC)
  • Safety Comittee: TBA
  • Task Comittee: TBA
  • Meet Centre: Flyers Lodge (TBC)
  • Fees:
    • Before 01 October '15 - ZAR 1800-00
    • After 01 October '15 - ZAR 2000-00
  • Registration: Opens 01 September 2015

Included

  • Transportation to Take-Off
  • Recovery
  • Map with waypoints
  • Give-away
  • Live Tracking (Limited)
  • Paramedics
  • Function/ Party
  • Prizes:
    • Novice (EN B, <=1 year of CAT II flying)
    • Ladies 
    • EN B (Team and Individual)
    • EN C (Team and Individual)
    • EN D (Team and Individual) 
    • CCC (Team and Individual)
    • Overall (Team and Individual) 
    • Validation
      • A minnimum of 5 entrants per class
      • Classes containing identical/similar entrants will be amalgamated.

Teams

  • Teams are composed of pilots with similar wing classfication:
    • EN B (and below)
    • EN C (and below)
    • EN D (and below)
    • CCC (and below)
    • Tandem
  • 3-5 Pilots per team.
  • A team class is validated once three teams have entered that class.
  • A teams' day score is the sum of the highest 3 individual member scores.
  • A teams' overall score is the sum of the higest 4 day team scores.

Pilot Requirements

  • Valid FAI Sporting License
  • Valid SAHPA License
    • Foreign pilots can obtain a temporary license at registration which includes third party insurance
  • Medical Insurance

Equipment Requirements

  • Glider Classification: EN & CCC
  • Harness with back protection
  • Helmet
  • Reserve
  • GPS
  • 2m Radio
Banking Details
 
 
Bank Name Nedbank, Wellington
Account Name Kaapse Buitepos Klub
Account Number 1053434731
Branch Code 10290500
Swift Code NEDSZAJJ
Payment Reference SAHPA/FAI Number

Foreign Payments: E-mail us.

 

Goal at Skerpheuwel. 

Did you know?

Paragliding Porterville - A small Porterville dam close to town.

Porterville was established in 1863 by Frederick John Owen an original 1820 British settler. By selling off portions of his farm “Pomona”, a settlement was established. The town was then named after the popular Attorney General of the Cape Colony, Sir William Porter.

Paragliding Porterville - Flatlands in summer.

Golden in summer and mint green in winter, Porterville region’s widespread carpet of wheat fields support its reputation as the bread basket of the Western Cape.


 


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