EAST COAST US PARAGLIDING NATIONALS COMPETITION
The 3rd annual HURRICANE OPEN is on! In 2020 it will also be an FAI cat2 sanctioned event for US Paragliding. – This is a Race to Goal format with GPS scoring, LIVE TRACKING for foot launched Cross Country Flying racing contest.
we will host between 50-100 pilots for 1 week of racing in the sky. Tasks will be set each day before the race and posted online w/ LIVE TRACKING.
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Pilot Registration Open &
EAST COAST US PARAGLIDING NATIONALS 2020
3rd annual Hurricane Open!
Date: August 29th – Septemeber 5th. 2020
Location: JUSTFLYSVS Whitwell, TN
- Race to Goal format.
- GPS scoring.
- Live Location tracking
*Spot or InReach device required for participation.
Opening Ceremony – Pig Roast & Fireworks
Retrieves, Rides, Scoring, WX & Task Briefings, Rescue if required.
Free Camping, Friends and FUN. Comp T-Shirt & Schwagg Bag
Closing Ceremony action and social event
Here is a summary of the competition schedule:
Saturday August 29th:
- Practice Day.
- 9am – 3pm @ Launch JUSTFLY-SVS Whitwell, TN
- Race check in at (4pm) in Whitwell (location:TBA)
Sunday 8/30 – Saturday 9/5 – RACE DAYS
- 9am – report & check in at launch
- 10am – Task briefing
- 11am – 6pm – task window
- 6pm – 9pm report in & upload track log for scoring
Saturday September 5th
- Awards Ceremony
Site information and photos:
JUSTFLYSVS Henson Gap Flight Park
JUSTFLYSVS Whitwell Flight Park
- FLYING CAMP
- Church of Thermal Ascension
- JUSTFLY-SVS Flight Parks
- World Food Tribe
- FLYTEC USA