Nordic Open 2019

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We are pleased to welcome you to the 2019 Nordic Open to be held from 1st – 7th September in Àger.
The Nordic Open is being organised by FlyÀger in conjunction with the Nordic Hang and Paragliding Committee (NHPC)
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.

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN  ON FRIDAY 21st DECEMBER 2018 AT 18:00 CET

Selection:
Priority selection will be open to pilots of the Nordic nations, Denmark (inc Greenland), Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Nordic nation pilots will be selected in a series of selection rounds with cut-off dates at 15th February 2019 and 28th February 2019.

The first selection round until 15th February 2019 is open only to 28 pilots from each Nordic nation, according to WPRS 1st February 2019. Of the 28 places, 5 are initially reserved for female pilots. If there are less than 5 female entries for each nation, the rest of the female spots will be allocated to men, up to a total of 28.
During the following 2 Weeks until 28th February 2019 selection is open to pilots from all Nordic countries, according to the WPRS 1st February 2019. If Nordic pilots with zero WPRS or equal points register, they will be ranked by timestamp of registration.

From 1st March 2019, selection is open to all nations, according to the WPRS ranking of 1st February 2019.
Selection is at the discretion of the organisers.

Wild Cards:
Local organizers preserve the right to allocate a minimum of 5 ´wild cards´. Wildcard allocation will not follow the WPRS ranking.

Payment:

Deadline for the payment of the entry fee is 7 days after official confirmation has been made to the pilot. If payment &/or confirmation of payment is not received within this period, the place will be allocated to the next qualified pilot on the waiting list and the 1st selected pilot will forfeit their place in the selection.
Pilots who do not pay in accordance with this schedule will be put on the waiting list.
Note: Nordic pilots who forfeit their place in the first 28 pilots selected may only be considered for the 2nd selection round by requesting this by email (contact us).

Entry fee and what is included :

250€ per pilot up to 1st July 2019, thereafter 270€.

This includes:
Transport to take off each task day
Retrieve (main roads) and transport to HQ on task days
Livetrackers for pilots with no tracking device (eg. Flymaster LIVE)
Download / scoring
Pilot pack including ID card, waypoint map, competition t-shirt.
Daily energy bars, fruit & drinking water at take-off
Midweek BBQ
Prizegiving and final party

Cancellation Policy
Any pilots who cancels their registration will be given refunds as follows:
Cancellation date before 1st July 2019 = 80% refund of entry fee.
Cancellation after 1st July 2019 = 0% refund of entry fee.

Notification of cancellation should be by email to the organisers at nordicopen@flyager.com.  The cancellation date shall taken as the date of receipt of the email.

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.