Central European Cup 2020
We would like to invite you to the 4th Central European Cup – Pre-Europeans hot air balloon competition and to the 5th Szeged Ballon Cup fiesta and the 4th Szeged International Airshow which is the largest flying event in the region and the BorTér wine festival.
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). Maximum 60 competitors will be accepted, first come first served. Loggers and no observer will be used on this Event and we will apply the AXMER 2020. The Event Director will be David Bareford (ENG) and the Deputy Director will be Zoltán Pálhegyi (HUN) .
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. The fiesta balloons shall tethering on Friday or Saturday afternoon on the airport. Passenger flights allowed with bording pass from the organisers only.
We will use PBS live tracking system on the Event which work together with Android devices only in this moment.
|10th December 2019||Invitation Process Start|
|Entry Fee||Before 12th May 2020||100 EUR|
|Entry Fee||12th May – 10th June 2020||300 EUR|
|10th June 2020||Entry Closing Date|
|10:00 – 12:00||11th – 12th September||Check in|
|16:00||11th September||Briefing for training flight|
|06:15 – 16:00||12th September||Briefing for training flight|
|13:00 – 15:00||13th September||Check in|
|17:00||13th September||General Briefing|
|18:00||13th September||Opening Ceremony|
|19:00||13th September||Balloon Parade|
|05:15 – 16:00||14th – 17th September||Task Briefing|
|05:15||18th September||Task Briefing|
|09:00 – 11:00||18th September||Check out|
|12:00||18th September||Awards Ceremony|
|11th – 13th September||Szeged International Airshow|
|16th – 20th September||BorTér wine festival|
The entry fee (see in schedule) includes are loggers, officials, electronic maps and rules, propane for the flights, light breakfast and lunch, for pilot + 3 (Saturday – Sunday – Monday – Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday – Friday), lunch on the Awards Ceremony, pilot pack souvenirs, free camping facilities on the airport with your own equipment. Free gas for the training flights too. If you don’t want to camp then you should manage and pay your accommodation. Some help is here. The first gas refilling will be after the first training flight. The entry fee is not refundable except if the Event is cancelled. Printed map is available if you request it, the price is 10 EUR / piece. You should pay it with the entry fee.
The entry is valid if the entry form is filled and the entry fee is arrived to the organisers account. The entry fee should pay for the next bank account number. Please remark the pilot’s name. If you want to pay by Paypal then contact with us.
Account owner name and address:
Cameron Balloons Hungary SE
9024 Pátzay Pál utca 12.
IBAN: HU24 1173 7007 2070 8432 0000 0000
SWIFT CODE (BIC): OTPVHUHB
Bank name and address:
OTP Bank Nyrt.
1051 Budapest, Nádor utca 16.
Limited equipment rental service is available. Rental car service will be available. Limited additional crew members are available.
Published at 10th December 2019. Printable version.