New Zealand Paragliding Nationals Championships 2014
||Workshops Day: Friday 24 January.
Friday 24 January Mandatory Safety Meeting at 19:30 (7.30pm).
Saturday 25 January to Saturday 1 February 2014.
Prize Giving Dinner: Saturday 1 February.
||On line through PG Open website.
||Friday Night Briefing and BBQ:
Jaycee Room at Founders Heritage Park (http://www.founderspark.co.nz/);
At 7.30pm, Doors open at 4.00pm.
Sprig and Fern,
30 Beach Road Tahunanui
Morning Briefing 8.00am every morning.
||Inwoods, Blowhard, Takaka, Mt Murchison, Barnicoat, Havelock, (Sherry River if available).
With early bird incentive up to 1 December: $148.50
No further registrations after 19:00 Friday 24 January 2014.
|| Competition Pack
Non-flying day activities (won’t be required of course J )
Paragliding Comps for Beginners
High Cloud scoring system.
Packed lunches at briefings (cost basis)
Local activities for partners (cost basis)
||Depends on sponsors and funds but will not be insubstantial.
Retrieve option is available if demand is indicated,
Cost for the 10 days (bookended days for transfers) of the comp: $280
The costings are difficult to predict as factors for number of vans, drivers, mileage and petrol will vary.
Rebates are likely if these variable costs less than budgeted.
The van (or vans) will be on hire and are available for other activities if required.
||Geoff Wong’s “Highcloud” as previously used and proved.
Organisers will endeavour to encourage high participation especially of lower airtime pilots. Hope to build on recent successful State of Origin comp.
||Tasman HGPC members.
Check In Number:
||Tim Brown/ Lynn Watkins
||Current NZHGPA Competition Rules
||There is time available to run a Fun Comp event to encourage lower airtime pilots during week prior.
Possibility to tie into local Summer Festival activities with a Coupe Icare type day at Barnicoat either before, during comp or after comp.
|Accommodation:||The Tahunanui area is a high choice visitor region when it come to places to stay and eat.|
Let Google be your friend.
We suggest the Tahuna Motor Camp as it is central and has a variety of accommodations.