These Local Regulations are to be used in conjunction with the most recent versions of the FAI Sporting Code:
Section 7 Common
Section 7 Guidelines and Templates
Organising NAC: AERO CLUB of CANADA
Head Office :144 Maple Street, Guelph, ON N1G 2G7
Competition Organiser(s): Sandra Ducasse
Sandra Ducasse, Event Director email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Denis Laferriere, Meet Director email: email@example.com
Official website: http://www.paraccuracy.ca
Event Director: Sandra Ducasse (CAN)
Meet Director: Denis Laferriere (CAN)
Chief Judge: Tone Tursic (SLO)
Event Judge: Elizabeth Marquez (COL)
9:00-18:00 Judges Seminar
13:00-18:00 Unofficial Training
8:00 Mandatory Safety Briefing
9:00-12:00 Official Practice Round
12:00-13:30 Opening Ceremony
13:30-18:00 Competition afternoon
8:00-18:00 Competition Day
8:00-18:00 Competition Day
19:00 Closing Ceremony
The schedule is subject to change. Any changes before the start of the competition will be posted on the website.
After the start of the competition, any changes will be announced by the Meet Director at the Team Leaders’ briefing and posted on the official notice board at headquarters.
On training and competition days:
8:00 Team leaders briefing
8:30 Transport to the take off
9:30 Wind dummy launch and start of the round
18:00 End of flying time
The daily schedule is subject to change. After the start of the competition, changes will be announced by the Meet Director at the Team Leaders’ briefings and posted on the official notice board at headquarters.
The maximum number of pilots in the championship is 120.
The registration system (online: www.paraccuracy.ca) will be closed when the total number of participating pilots reaches 120.
The Entry fee will be 75$CDN.
The Entry fee includes:
Name badge and safety/contact information.
Transport to take-off for official training day and on competition days
Daily snack package, water (on official training days and competition days)
Free access to all championship events and parties
Free internet (Wi-Fi) access at the HQ
Emergency rescue and first aid medical service
Entry fees are to be paid at the registration office located at the competition site.
The Entry Fee does not include:
• Breakfast and Evening Dinner
• Airport Transfer (transportation)
Note: Transportation can be made available from airports to the event accommodation / competition HQ. These costs for accommodation, additional meals and airport transfer will be at the competitor’s expense and the prices will be posted on the competition website.
Pre-registration for all pilots will be opened on the PGAWC official website until October 1st 2018.
On registration day, pilots must report to registration office to have their documents checked and to receive supplementary information.
1. National Association membership card (min p2 canadian level or equivalent)
2. FAI License
3. PGAWC ID Card
4. HPAC/ACVL temporary membership for insurance (40$CDN) if not already a member.
Important Note: all foreign competitors do have to take out temporary HPAC/ACVL (Canadian paragliding association) membership to be insured. Application will be done at the registration.
Visit the ‘’Accommodation’’ page on the website or look for your own preferred accommodation close to the village Saint-Paul-d’Abbotsford, Qc, Canada where the competition will be held.
Visit the ‘’Transportation’’ page on the website
Every Pilot is responsible for the working- condition and safety of equipment. Equipment must comply with pilot qualification. It is necessary to have a helmet suitable for paragliding and a rescue parachute.
In addition, pilots are required to fly with a contest number. This will be provided by the event organisation and must be attached to the leg.
The contest number will be drawn at random.
The Safety Committee will include 3 competition pilots from different countries.
Location: Saint-Paul-d’Abbotsford, Quebec, Canada
Location Coordinates: N 45 28.570 O 72 52.959
Altitude: Take-off 385m ASL(Hill take off)
Altitude: Landing zone 35m ASL
Height difference: 350m
Number of rounds: maximum six (6) rounds per competition.
Validation: minimum one round has to be completed to validate the competition. In the case that only the official training round is done, it will become a competition round.
Competition has to be judged by team of skilled judges, led by an international judge. PGAWC technical delegate helps competition director to run smoothly. One (1) hour after final round, results are published online.
Teams of pilots, who announce their participation to PGAWC before start of a competition season, will have privilege status. This status can be achieved also before start of other competitions in PGAWC season and teams which will announce their participation will have a more privilege space.
on a web site www.pgawc.org teams can publish team name and team logo,
in a subtitle teams can prepare a short description of team, list of a team members and their sponsor,
at each competition site, teams have a right to place their advertisement material
In order to achieve this status, teams have to announce this latest 7 days before competition.
Individual competition: if there are five or more valid rounds, the worst individual score is dropped,
Team competition, team consists of four pilots or more but only four of them compete at one team competition. Pilots can not change the team during the season
Team scoring: three (3) best team members scores from each round count toward team result for that round, there is no score dropping after 5th round in team scoring.
Final PGAWC tour ranking for individual and for team ranking: best 2/3 round results from whole PGAWC tour in one season counts toward final ranking for that season.
Competitor must have a valid FAI sporting license and third-party liability insurance.
Competitor has to register at www.pgawc.org or follow the link on the
organization internet site at www.paraccuracy.ca.
1st place: 400 $CDN
2nd place: 300 $CDN
3rd place: 150 $CDN
1st place: 200 $CDN
2nd place: 100 $CDN
3rd place: 50 $CDN
Cups, medals and gifts for team category.
The maximum permitted wind speed is 5 m/s.
In accordance with Section 7C.
Amateur video evidence will be accepted.
Complaint can be delivered orally to the Event Director and/or Chief Judge.
Decision to appeal shall be taken by a Pilot individually immediately after landing and before discussing a problem with others.
If a protestor is not satisfied by the result, he can give his protest in written form to Event Director. The protest shall be given in 2 hours after informing about the results of oral protest.
Giving the written protest shall be paid by 50$CDN deposit. If a protest is satisfied the deposit is given back.
Penalties In accordance with Section 7C.
Teams entering the competition must bring one (1) of their national flags. They should be approximately 150 x 225cm in size such that they match when flown together in a row (rather than some large and some small).
Teams are requested to bring a CD/MP3 of their national anthem.