Invitation 2018

Central European Cup 2018

FAI Sporting Event CIA sanction pending

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. The Event Director will be Zoltán Pálhegyi (HUN).

CE Cup Collage, phot gallery

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.

Schedule

09:00 – 12:00 12th September Check-in Szeged Airport
13:00 12th September General Briefing Szeged Airport
15:30 12th September Task Briefing Szeged Airport
21:00 12th September Opening Ceremony Szeged, Dóm Square
5:30 13th – 15th September Task Briefing Szeged Airport
15:30 13th – 15th September Task Briefing Szeged Airport
22:00 15th September Closing Ceremony Szeged, Dóm Square
5:30 16th September Extra Task Briefing if needed Szeged Airport
08:00 – 11:00 16th September Check-out
20th December 2017 Invitation Process Starts
Before 10th May 2018 Entry fee 100 EUR
10th May – 15th June 2018 Entry fee 200 EUR
15th June 2018 Entry Closing Date

Central European Cup 2018

The Opening and Closing ceremony will be in Visitor Center of the Votive Church of Szeged, on the Dóm square. 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), cold dinner on the Awards Ceremony, 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.

CE Cup 2018

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.

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 20th December 2017. Printable version.

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