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"Montegrappa Trophy 2019" is an international paragliding competition FAI Category 2. Five days of competition for one of the most important and loved paragliding events in the world! In the wonderful scenery of Monte Grappa and the Veneto foothills, AeroClub BluePhoenix, ASD Volo Libero Montegrappa and the tourist association Vivere il Grappa, are ready to welcome the best pilots in the world and hundreds of fans and enthusiasts!
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Flight Area: Veneto foothills, and North-East Alps (Italy).
Headquarter: Piazza Paradiso - 31030 Borso del Grappa(TV), Italy
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Event info

"Montegrappa Trophy 2019" is an international paragliding competition FAI Category 2. Five days of competition for one of the most important and loved paragliding events in the world! In the wonderful scenery of Monte Grappa and the Veneto foothills, AeroClub BluePhoenix, ASD Volo Libero Montegrappa and the tourist association Vivere il Grappa, are ready to welcome the best pilots in the world and hundreds of fans and enthusiasts!
For more information visit www.trofeomontegrappa.it

Flying site

Flight Area: Veneto foothills, and North-East Alps (Italy).
Headquarter: Piazza Paradiso - 31030 Borso del Grappa(TV), Italy

Organizers

AeroClub BluePhoenix
Aero Club Blue Phoenix
Via Palladio 90, Caltrano (VI), Italy.
Volo Libero Montegrappa
ASD Volo Libero Montegrappa
Piazza al Paradiso 11
Borso del Grappa (TV), Italy
AeCI
AeCI
Via Cesare Beccaria 35/a 00196 ROMA, Italy
Andrea Tosatto
info@aeroclubmontegrappa.it

Selection and entry fee

Pre-registrations can be done only through the web site www.airtribune.com, from 7th January to 8th March 2019.
The list of confirmed pilots will be published before 11th March 2019.

SELECTION:
The maximum number of participants admitted to the contest is 150 pilots:
- 130 places will be assigned to pilots, selected according to the FAI ranking WPRO on 8th March, 2019
- 10 places will be assigned to women
- 10 wild cards, assigned by the organization to deserving local pilots and young pilots
In compliance with National Sporting Regulation 2016 (app. B.3), about 40% of the available places will be guaranteed to Italian pilots. Selection will be made following the Italian Overall Ranking on 31st Dicember, 2018.

The entry fee is € 220.00 and it includes:
- Transport to take off for all race days
- Retrieval for all race days
- Emergency service, ambulance and doctor for all race days
- Live tracking
- Packed-lunch for all days of competition
- 1 Dinner offered by the organization
- Gadgets
- Flycard valid for 14 days
- Awards and Prizes for the winner
- Entrance to a prize draw for all participants

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 220,00€

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 para@trofeomontegrappa.it and don't forget to mention "your name, surname & Montegrappa Trophy 2019” as description of your transfer to allow us to track your payment.

Our bank coordinates are:
Bank name: Banca Popolare dell’Alto Adige Spa
Account owner: AEC Montegrappa ASD
Payee address: Via Martiri del Grappa 3 - 36022 Cassola (ITALY)
IBAN Number: IT02G0585660261159571345644
BIC Code (Swift Code): BPAAIT2B

The entry fee must be paid within 7 days from the confirmation (email), by wire transfer or Pay-pal. If you are slow to pay then you lose the offer of a place.
Confirmation of payment (copy of transfer) must be sent by e-mail to this address: para@trofeomontegrappa.it

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.

The complete rules are published on the official website of the competition: www.trofeomontegrappa.it

Prize fund and scoring categories

The contest will be valid for the awarding of the title of "Montegrappa Trophy 2019" Champion, provided at least one task is valid.
The following rankings will be composed:
- Overall: 1°, 2°, 3°
- Sport (if there are at least 10 participants): 1°, 2°, 3°
- Serial (if there are at least 10 participants): 1°, 2°, 3°
- Women (if there are at least 5 participants): 1°

Winners must be present at the awards ceremony to collect the prize.
We do not accept proxies. Prizes not claimed will remain at the organization.

General schedule

Wednesday, April 17
16:00 - 21:00 Registration fulfillment
20:00 Welcome party

Thursday, April 18 - Monday, April 22
Contest flying days

Monday, April 22
19:00 - Prize-giving and closing ceremony

Daily schedule

08:00 Headquarter opens
08:30-9:30 Transport to take-off
10:30 Meet Director / Task and Safety Committee meetings
11:00 Pilots' briefing / Previous task official results / Task definition
11.30-19,00 Take-off window opens
16:00-19:30 Landing report back and tracks download
20:00 Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

For accommodation and activities visit www.vivereilgrappa.it

How to get here

Borso del Grappa is near Bassano del Grappa, in the North-East of Italy.

BY CAR
A22 Brennero (exit Trento - SS Valsugana)
A4 Torino - Milano - Venezia (exit Padova Ovest)
A31 Vicenza - Piovene Rocchette (exit Dueville)

BY TRAIN
Bassano del Grappa train station has the following connections: Venice, Padova, Trento.
For more information visit www.trenitalia.com

BY PLANE
The nearest airports to Bassano del Grappa are : Venezia - Marco Polo Tessera (VCE) / Treviso - A. Canova (TSF)

PIAZZA PARADISO - 31030 Borso del Grappa(TV), Italy
Borso del Grappa (TV) IT

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Tasks and results

Task 1

18 Apr, 2019

89.8 km — Race to goal

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Task 2

19 Apr, 2019

106.4 km — Race to goal

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Task 3

20 Apr, 2019

156.0 km — Race to goal

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Task 4

21 Apr, 2019

91.5 km — Race to goal

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