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2nd FAI World Paragliding Aerobatics Championships Annecy - France
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2nd FAI World Paragliding Aerobatics Championships Annecy - France

26 août - 4 septembre 2016

The competition will take place from 26 August to 4 September 2016 on the lake of Annecy. It will gather nearly 60 competitors from all around the world.

These world championships will issue the following titles:
– Male World Champion, solo category
– Female World Champion, solo category
– Team World Champion
– World Champion, sync category (synchronized maneuvers of two pilots)

The competition will take place at the beach of the city of Doussard at the southern tip of the lake.
Pilots will take off from the pass of Forclaz located at Talloires-Montmin.

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Main conduct of the event

The Opening Ceremony will be held on Saturday 27th August and the Awards in the evening of Saturday 3rd of September 2016.
Competitors will take off from the pass of La Forclaz. Pilots will land on a raft. An acquatic platform off the beach of Doussard where stand the members of the jury and the public.
After the first training days, playoff phases will qualify the best pilots for the finals to be held the second week of the competition.
Tasks and runs usually start in the late morning and finish around 6 pm.
Depending on the weather conditions, the program of the competition is confirmed day after day. We will keep you informed in real-time on the web site.

For further information, please contact Flore MAGNIER :


Friday 26th August

  • Welcome of nations
  • Administrative formalities
  • Equipement checking
  • General briefing for pilots
  • Training

Saturday 27th August

  • Security selection
  • Training
  • Opening Ceremony and welcoming drink

Sunday 28th August

  • Round Solo 1

Monday 29th August

  • Round Solo 2

Tuesday 30th August

  • Rounds Synchro 1 & 2

Wednesday 31st August

  • Round Solo 3
  • Round Synchro 3

Tuesday 1st September

  • Rounds Synchro 4 & 5

Friday 2nd September

  • Round Solo 4 & 5

Saturday 3rd September

  • Round Solo 6 Final
  • Round Synchro 6 Final
    Prize Giving Ceremony
  • Closing Dinner

Sunday 4th September

  • Carryover day in case of bad weather during the week


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