Invitation

Central European Cup

FAI Sporting Event

We would like to invite you to the BorTér winefestival, where more than 100 wineries presents excellent products and the second Szeged Airshow which is the largest flying event in the region and to the 1st Central European Cup hot air balloon competition and to the 37th Hungarian National Championship and to the 21st Czech National Championship and to the 2nd Szeged Ballon Cup fiesta.

CE Cup,Szeged

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 first category 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 2017. The Event 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.

Schedule

09:00 – 12:00 13th September Check-in Szeged Airport
13:00 13th September General Briefing Szeged Airport
15:30 13th September Task Briefing Szeged Airport
21:00 13th September Opening Ceremony Szeged, Dóm Square
5:45 14th – 16th September Task Briefing Szeged Airport
15:30 14th – 16th September Task Briefing Szeged Airport
22:00 16th September Closing Ceremony
5:45 17th September Extra Task Briefing if needed Szeged Airport
08:00 – 11:00 17th September Check-out
14th December 2016 Invitation Process Starts
Before 10th May 2017 Entry fee 100 EUR
10th May – 10th June 2017 Entry fee 200 EUR
10th June 2017 Entry Closing Date Registration still open.

The entry fee includes are FAI loggers, officials, electronic maps and rules, propane for the flights, light breakfast and lunch for pilot + 3 (Thursday – Friday – Saturday), pilot pack souvenirs, free camping facilities on the airport with your own equipment. 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 competition 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 fee is arrived to the organisers account. The organisers will accept the first 40 valid entries. The entry fee should pay for the next bank account number. Please remark the pilot’s name.

Account owner name and address:
Budapest Ballon Club SE
1125 Budapest, Szilagyi E. fasor 4.
IBAN: HU02 1171 1034 2085 1341 0000 0000
SWIFT CODE (BIC): OTPVHUHB
Bank name and address:
OTP Bank Nyrt.
1051 Budapest, Nádor utca 21.

If you don’t want to camp then you should manage and pay your accommodation. More events will be in the city (wine festival, Air Show) with many visitors. If you want to book accommodation then we suggest to do it as soon as possible. Some help is here.

Limited equipment rental service is available. Rental car service will be available. Limited additional crew members are available.

The event homepage is CECup.eu, online entry form is here. If you have any questions then do not hesitate to contact with us.

Published at 14th December 2016. Printable version

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