CE Cup 2020

The Central European Cup 2020 will be a Category 1 event from 14th to 18th September. It will be Pre-European Championship too. The closing ceremony will be at Friday evening and the World Championsip will start at Sunday in the neighbour country, Slovenia.

The before weekend will be the Szeged International Airshow and the BorTér wine festival will start at 16th September in the city. We can accept 60 competitors only. The entry fee is 100 EUR before 10th May 2020 and 300 EUR between 10th May – 15th June 2020. Includes gas, electronic map, light breakfast and lunch, dinner on the Awards Ceremony only for 4 persons/team, free camping facilities on the airport.

The invitation process will start in this year, latest 10th December 2019.

The winners

We had seven flights and 24 tasks during this nice week. We started with an amazing Opening Ceremony at the Franciscan Monastery and finished at the Szeged Airport during the Airshow. You may find the event details and results on the Electronic Notice Board here.

1st Women European Cup silver medal Diana NASONOVA (RUS), gold medal Rita BECZ (HUN) and bronze medal Inga ULE (LAT)
39th Hungarian National Championship silver medal János KONECSNI, gold medal Péter MOLNÁR and bronze medal Péter NAGY
3rd Central European Cup silver medal Péter MOLNÁR (HUN), gold medal Daniel KUSTERNIGG (AUT) and bronze medal Evgeny CHUBAROV (RUS)

Entry Closing Date

Do not forget the entry closing date is 14th June 2014 for the  1st Women Europen Cup and 3rd Central European Cup hot air balloon competition and to the 39th Hungarian National Championship and to the 4th Szeged Ballon Cup fiesta .
Don’t miss it and come to Szeged where will be the 22nd European Championship in 2021 too.

Europeans 2021 will be in Szeged

The CIA Planery sanctioned the following CAT1 Events in Szeged, Hungary:


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  • 1st Women European Cup and 3rd Central European Cup and 39th Hungarian National Championship and 4th Szeged Balloon Cup, 2019
  • 4th Central European and 5th Szeged Balloon Cup, 2020
  • 22nd FAI European Hot Air Balloon Championship 2021

Women European Cup and Central European Cup 2019

FAI Category 1 Event

We would like to invite you to the 1st Women Europen Cup and 3rd Central European Cup hot air balloon competition and to the 39th Hungarian National Championship and to the 4th Szeged Ballon Cup fiesta and the 4th Szeged Airshow which is the largest flying event in the region.

The Event will run from 9th September to 15th September 2019 in Szeged, Hungary.

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CE Cup 2018 invitation

We would like to invite you to the 2nd Central European Cup hot air balloon competition and to the 38th Hungarian National Championship and to the 3rd Szeged Ballon Cup fiesta and to the BorTér winefestival, where more than 100 wineries presents excellent products and the third Szeged Airshow which is the largest flying event in the region.

The Central European Cup hot air balloon competition is open to all NACs which have met their obligations to the FAI. Pilots-in-command shall have been authorized to act as pilot-in-command of that sub-class of aerostat for which the event is held, at least twelve months prior to the start of the event. Each pilot-in-command shall have accumulated at least 50 hours as pilot-in-command of aerostats of that sub-class by the closing entry date. The maximum size category is AX8 (3000cbm/105000cft). The logger used in this Event is the FAI/CIA Flytec logger, no observer and we will apply the AXMER 2018.

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The Szeged Balloon Cup hot air balloon fiesta is open to all pilots but each pilot-in-command shall have accumulated at least 30 hours as pilot-in-command of aerostats of that sub-class by the closing entry date. No maximum size category. No entry fee with special shape.

More information are here.