We would like to invite you to the Central European Cup 2023 and Pre 25th FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship and the Szeged International Airshow which is the largest flying event in the region and the BorTér wine festival.
The entry fee is 600 euros including gas, electronic map, Tubes, dinner on the Opening Ceremony and Awards Ceremony and breakfast for 4 persons/team, free camping facilities on the airport.
The entry closing date is 2nd June 2023.
The first gas refuelling will be after the first 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. Lunch (12 EUR/ person) and extra breakfast (8 EUR/ person) are available.
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. The maximum size category is 3400 m3. Maximum 60 competitors will be accepted, first come first served. We will apply the AXMER 2023. The Event Director will be Paolo Oggioni (ITA) and the Deputy Director will be Zoltán Pálhegyi (HUN).
Fiesta pilots are welcome too but they can make passenger flights with organisers’ boarding pass only.
We will use the BLS and WhatchMeFly for scoring, Balloon Tubes for live tracking of the event and Balloon-tracking as the official event management system.
Limited equipment rental service is available. Rental car service will be available. Limited additional crew members are available. The event homepage is CECup.eu, the online entry form is here.
We would like to invite you to the Central European Cup 2022. The event will be FAI Cat2 competition on the same place where will be the 25th FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship.
The event will run 9th to 13th September 2022. The Worlds 2022 will start at 16th September in Murska Sobota, Slovenia and it’s 4h 15 minutes drive only from Szeged.
The entry fee is 190 euros including gas, electronic map, dinner on the Opening Ceremony and Awards Ceremony, breakfast and lunch for 4 persons/team, free camping facilities on the airport.
Maximum 60 competitors will be invited, the fiesta pilots are not including in the maximum numbers of competitors. Fiesta pilots are welcome too but they can make passenger flights with organisers’ boarding pass only.
We will use the Balloon-tracking System as the official event management, tracker and logger system for this Event.
You may follow the flights online with 5 minutes delaye. The first traning flight will be tonight. The balloons will fly over the wine festival. You may follow them here. https://szeged2020.balloon-tracking.eu/
According the 408/2020. (VIII. 30.) Government Decree you can enter to Hungary because you will be participate on our sporting event and in paragraphs 12/2 give special dispensation if within 3 days prior to the sporting event, performed once, in accordance with health professional rules Hungarian or English containing the results of an appropriate molecular biological test – SARS-CoV-2 PCR test certifies that SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus was not detected in. You will need our personal invitation too what we will send you. So see you Szeged in soon.
I think everybody read the new regulations of Hungary. We don’t want to cancel the event. Be patient with a little patience. The new rule not presented in written version and probably the sporting event get special dispensation, We’ll meeting with organisers at Monday and we’ll send the information after.