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1st World Sailplane Grand Prix Bulletin 2
2-11 September 2005 Saint Auban (France)
Bulletin No.2 (April 2005)
This is the second information bulletin for all FAI members concerning the 1st World Sailplane Grand Prix of Saint Auban. The organisation staff are working hard preparing the competition. We hope to make this first World Grand Prix an unforgettable event.
Final entries due and Payment 31 May 2005
Deadline for approval of new GNSS FRs 30 June 2005
Unofficial training 29 August-2 September2005
Registration (10 am to 9 pm daily) 1- 3 September 2005
Official training 2 and 3 September 2005
First official Pilotsâ€™ briefing 2 September 2005 10 am
Configuration change closes 3 September 2005 7 pm
Opening Ceremony 3 September 2005 7 pm
Contest flying 4 â€“11 September 2005
Farewell party 11 September 2005 9 pm
Closing Ceremony and Prize Giving 11 September 2005 8 pm
The list of preliminary entries received before the deadline of 31 March is attached. We received 19 entries. The high level of participation promises a most interesting event!
Deadline for final entries is 31 May 2005.
Entries will only be accepted if the attached entry forms are received, properly filled out, before this deadline with the entry fees paid in full and in due time. As mentioned in the first bulletin, the following rules will be used for the acceptance of entries: If there are more than 20 entries, only the 20 best-ranked in the IGC Ranking List will be accepted. If there are fewer than 20 entries, reserves will be accepted to make up a total of 20 pilots. The IGC Ranking List will be used to determine the order of the reserves.
1st World Sailplane Grand Prix Bulletin 2, Page 2
The Entry Fee will be 460,00 EUR for each participating pilot and covers all operational costs during the Championship (aero tows not included).
Full payment must be received into the following bank account by May 31, 2005 (June 30 for the reserve pilots) at the latest to guarantee entry. The competitor must pay for all bank charges, including currency conversion charges.
Addresses for Correspondence
For official matters, e.g. entries etc.:
Centre National de Vol Ã Voile
World Sailplane Grand Prix
F- 04600 Saint Auban sur Durance
Tel : +33 (0) 492 642 971
Fax : +33 (0) 492 642 383
Competition Director: Roland Stuck
46 rue du Gal de Gaulle
F- 67205 OBERHAUSBERGEN
Tel.: + 33 (0)3 88 56 03 28
Fax: + 33 (0)3 88 56 04 51
The official list of turnpoints which will be used as well as turnpoint files in the most common formats can be downloaded on John Leibacherâ€™s website:
Many thanks to John for his help !
Some competitive 15 m gliders may be hired from the CNVV. For more information, please contact the CNVV : E-mail: email@example.com
Account holder: Centre National de Vol Ã Voile
Bank: BRED PARIS AGENCE RAPEE
S.W.I.F.T.-Code / BIC: BREDFRPPXXX
IBAN: FR76 1010 7001 1800 3101 8356 033
For additional bank information contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
1st World Sailplane Grand Prix Bulletin 2, Page 3
Accommodation in the CNVV facilities will be possible. The camping fee will be 9 Euro per day and per person (+ 4.9 Euro per accompanying person). Single and double rooms will also be available at 28 and 44 euros per night respectively (Breakfast included). If you are interested, please make your reservation on the attached booking form A list of hotels and tourist links is also available on the following website :
Third party insurance not excluding competitions is required for each participating glider. The required coverage is 1.5 million EUR for gliders.
Personal medical insurance is required for all team members, covering accidents and sickness, including any local hospital costs and the costs of transport back to the team memberÃºs home country. Documentary proof of insurance shall be made available to the organising team in eitherFrench or English.
The required insurance will be available for purchase at the contest site.
Information about the Grand Prix de France 2003
Information about the Grand Prix de France run in Saint Auban in 2003 with similar rules is availableon : http://www.cnvv.net/GPF/accueil-gpf.htm
In particular, the flight logs of all competitors may be downloaded there.
European Sailplane Exhibition/ Show
During the final week end (10 and 11 September), the French Federation will combine the competition
with the Salon de Saint Auban, a European Sailplane Show. This event will comprise exhibits by the principal glider manufacturers, stands offering used bargains and an air show with the constructors presenting their latest products, vintage gliders in flight, the Big Wings of the Open Class flying to music, exhibition aerobatics by both sailplanes and powered craft and demonstrations by impressive scale models. In addition, the departures, turn-points over the field and arrivals of the Grand Prix will be an integral part of the programme. This veritable feast of gliding should attract large numbers of European enthusiasts to Saint-Aubanâ€™s airfield.
More information about the 1st World Sailplane Grand Prix and the European Sailplane Exhibition is available on the official homepage: www.cnvv.net/wsgp
- List of Preliminary Entries
- Final Entry Form
- Accommodation booking form
Posted: 4/20/2005 By: General News
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