German Open 2018


We are pleased to welcome you to the 2018 German Open to be held from 8th – 15th September in Àger.
You will find local flying and tourist info here in this website, but if you have any further questions related to Àger or to the competition please email us using the ‘Contact FlyÀger‘ page.

Headquarters for the competition will be at Camping Vall d’Àger.
Camping is located next to the main landing field and within walking distance of the village, bars/restaurants and village center accommodation.
The official invitation is here.

Registration & SAFETY MEETING
Registration will take place at HQ (Camping Vall d´Àger) on the afternoon of Saturday 8th September. There will be some transport to the Coll d´Ares take-off for pilots who wish to fly but no retrieve. Landing to be at Camping or return using your own initiative!
Transport will start at 10:30 from Camping,
There will be a MANDATORY Safety Meeting at 20:10 on 8th September at the Local Social in Àger. All pilots must attend this meeting.
If you do not attend you will not be permitted to compete.

Inscription/ Time schedule:
8th September : 16:00–20:00 Registartion & GPS upload at HQ
8th September : 20:30 Mandatory Opening briefing at the Local Social on the main street in Àger (Opposite Cal Negre shop)
11th September  : 20:30 Pilots Dinner  at HQ
15th September : Last task, Prize giving at the Local Social

Local Regulations
Local regulations are here

IMPORTANT :: Free-Flyers & partners
For those pilots who are coming with partners or friends who are not registered in the competition we will be offering a ‘package’ for lifts to take-off  (no retrieve) and entry to pilot events. The exact costs will be finalised when we have confirmed pilot numbers but will be in the order of  80€-90€ for the week.
Free flyers will not be admitted to competition transport without an official competition ID.
Any pilot who intends to come with a +1 ( or 2 or 3!) should contact us so that we can organise the logistics.

Accommodation in the Àger area
The Àger valley has a wide variety of accommodation available, however many places are not visible/bookable on the internet.
We can organise for you &/or your group:

  • ´Casas rurales´; rural cottages, houses & apartments
  • Village rooms
  • Village apartments
  • Bungalows at Àger Camping. Important: Only bookable through FlyÀ Please contact us to arrange your Bungalow/Cabin bookings. Àger Camping will not accept direct bookings!
  • Hotels (within 15 minutes drive from Àger)

Please contact us with the following information:
1. Arrival & departure dates
2. Number of people
3. Number of bedrooms required
3. Bed arrangements (matrimonial, single, children)
4. Accommodation type: room only, B&B, hotel, apartment/house

We will try to meet your basic requirements as closely as possible and offer you various alternatives if available.
Email us:

Camping Vall’d Àger has sites for tents, caravans and motorhomes. Camping has all the necessary facilities; toilet/shower block, bar, restaurant, swimming pool. Electric hook-up is also available.
If you intend to camp (tent / camping car / caravan) please let us know in advance and you will receive a 10% discount on your booking!

Airport shuttle service
Barcelona airport is the closest international airport to Àger.  To get from the airport to Àger by car is a 2 hour drive. See our ‘getting to Àger‘ page.
Hiring a car will give you lots of freedom during the week.   There is no easy or direct way to get to Àger using public transport.
We are offering an airport shuttle service on Friday 7th September and returning on Sunday 16th September  (assuming  sufficient demand)  The one way price for the airport shuttle will be about 60Euro per pilot.