CONTEST GPS FORMULA - SNOWKITE ROCCARASO

WORLD SNOWKITING CONTEST ALTOSANGRO 2015 – GPS FORMULA.

The 2016 edition combines the strongest athletes in a challenge that will take a week, from 25 January to 31 January, Minimum one day race/Maximum 4 days race) where 80 selected athletes have to record on their GPS devices more distance, more variation in altitude and more perimeter of the track.

Format GPS: 

The format of the competition is simple: no fixed route. Each rider has gps system will have to make more km, in the allotted time, more variations in altitude and more perimeter. All participants will have to leave the starting gate and return at the appointed time in the gate and will be relatively autonomous, there will in fact be a window of 15 minutes to go, and after a time of 2 hours will have to go over the gate and stop their gps.

Scoring System:

Main parameters for the scoring system of the  World Snowkite contest.
– Distance x 1
– Changes in altitude from x 10
– Perimeter of the track x 3

Maximum speed: We will not include the maximum speed as parameter

Penalty: the limits of the spots will be uploaded. The riders should not exceede this limits

System analysis of GPS data

 Kitetracker.com will calculate your parameter settings when the data will be uploaded. If you have a traditional GPS you can also upload your track on Kitetracker.com.
We invite you to download the app kitetracker available for i-phone and android and start training. 

Action Camera

the contest GPS not having predetermined routes and covering up a large area in order to be covered by the images recommends the athletes to bring their action camera.

Services for all Riders:

– Skipass for 1 week for freepossible spot
– 50 euro subscription cost
– 50% discount for the others 40 riders

Security

possible spotThe competition does not have gps predetermined routes and each rider decides according to their possibilities the way to go. For this reason, the organization can’t limit the spot in amplitude but will indicate some major dangers but can not predict signs all over the spot. Each rider must be aware of the risks involved. Is advisable to study the spot before the race and eventually arriving in previous periods to test the field.

Equipment:

Please make sure to have:
The medical certificate for races of the country of origin
Insurance
Phones
GPS
Shovel
Probe
A.R.V.A / A.R.V.T.A
Enough water
Food
Warm clothes

Intestazione bonifico:


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Plan

The program includes 2 days snowkiting but a day with a short competition. Depending on weather conditions can be carried out Saturday or Sunday. The other day will be dedicated to backcountry and know the different spots of Alto Sangro. 

Monday, January 25
9.30 Registration, riders meeting, checking equipment at Pizzalto Hotel
11:00 to 16:00 test race.
The first day, if weather conditions permit, and if we will have the wind in the following days, we will know about the spots before the race of the following day
17:00 18:00 loading track and verify functioning of the devices
19:00 the organization will communicate the spot of the next day

Tuesday January 26
10.00: Rider meeting at Pizzalto
11.00 Race start
15.00 End of the race.
15.30 meeting in Pizzalto
16:30 return to the respective hotel
19.00 drink in the main square of Rivisondoli

Wednesday, January 27
10.00 Exploration of other spots of the district
photoshooting
testing new materials
16.00 drink

Thursday, January 28
10.00: Rider meeting at Pizzalto
11.00 Race start second day
15.00 End of the race.
15.30 meeting in Pizzalto Hotel
16:30 return to the respective hotels
19.00 drink in the main square of Rivisondoli
20.00 projection movie first day

Friday, January 29
10.00 Exploration of other spots of the district
photoshooting
testing new materials
16.00 drink

Saturday, January 30
10.00: Rider meeting at Pizzalto
11.00 Race start third day
15.00 End of the race.
15.30 meeting in Pizzalto Hotel
17.00 prizegiving
22.00 final Party