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NORDIC BALLOON CUP 2017
Silkeborg Ildfestregatta, Denmark, August 15th to 19th

 

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The Nordic Balloon Cup headquarters is located at the Dayz Resort, where we will meet for check-in and briefings.

The address is:
Dayz Resort, Søhøjlandet
Lille Amerika
8883 Gjern
Phone: +45 87 56 20 11

The invitation to the Nordic Balloon Cup may be downloaded from here
The entry form to the Nordic Balloon Cup may be downloaded from here
The confirmation form to the Nordic Balloon Cup may be downloaded from here

 


Programme

 

Check-in:

15.08.2017 from 11.00 - 14.00

General briefing:

15.08.2017 from 14.30 - 15.30

Briefing for observers:

After the general briefing

"Sunrise" and "Sunset":

The organizers have decided that "Sunrise" will commence at 06.00 hrs. and "Sunset" will commence at 20.30 hrs. during the entire event.

Flights:

NB: Please note that competition flights and times listed below are for guidance only and may change due to weather conditions.

 

  Flight Date Briefing Starting time
  1 15.08.2017 17.00 hrs 18.30 hrs
  2 16.08.2017 04.30 hrs 06.00 hrs 
  3 16.08.2017 17.00 hrs 18.30 hrs
  4 17.08.2017 04.30 hrs 06.00 hrs 
  5 17.08.2017 17.00 hrs 18.30 hrs 
  6 18.08.2017 04.30 hrs  06.00 hrs 
  7 18.08.2017 17.00 hrs  18.30 hrs 
  8 19.08.2017 04.30 hrs  06.00 hrs 

 

 

Additional Fiesta "Night Glow" and flights

As a part of the SILKEBORG ILDFESTREGATTA there will be held a "Night Glow" August 15th, 16th or 17th (one evening) at around 22.00 hours, with six special invited fiesta balloons at the sport field by Langsøskolen.

Saturday early in the evening August 19th there will be held a "Key Grab" flight with the key placed on a floating pontoon in front of the town hall. The winner, who picks the key, will receive a gift card of DKK 10.000,- from Mundt Balloons CAMO.
 

Maps and other relevant information

The entry fee includes 3 maps per team (Fiesta 2 maps), which will be handed out when the Nordic Balloon Cup begins.
If you want the maps to be forwarded by mail prior to the Nordic Balloon Cup, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The postage will be for your own account.
The list of map signs may be downloaded from here.
Maps of the flight area may be downloaded from here.
Ozi Explorer calibration file may be downloaded from here (please note that this is not an official Nordic Cup file but is just a service).

Jury

Jury President: Mr. Henning Sørensen (DEN)
Jury member: Mr. Hans Åkerstedt (SWE)
Jury member: Mr. Kurt Koefod-Toft (DEN)

Propane


Our sponsor Kosan Gas A/S will deliver the Nordic Balloon Cup propane. Please note that all teams are required to arrive at the Nordic Balloon Cup with adequate propane for the first flight. Further information on propane refuelling will be given at the general briefing.

If major damage to crops occurs during landings please contact:
Mr Lau Laursen, mobile phone: 31 79 22 00, mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Guidance in use of the FAI logger
During the Nordic Balloon Cup we will use the FAI logger. You may familiarize yourself with a guidance of the logger, which can be downloaded from here.

 

Competition rules

The competition rules for the Nordic Cup may be downloaded from here. A version with the 2017 amendments marked may be downloaded from here.

 

Observer manual

The observer manual may be downloaded from here.

 

Logger manual

A manual on the competition logger may be downloaded from here. An online version is made available from here.

 

PZ list

The updated PZ list may be downloaded from here.

 

CLP liste

The updated CLP list will soon be made available.

Additional Fiesta "Night Glow" and flights
As a part of the SILKEBORG ILDFESTREGATTA there will be held a "Night Glow" August 15th, 16th or 17th (one evening) at around 22.00 hours, with six special invited fiesta balloons at the sport field by Langsøskolen.