• The Wide Open




Livetrack24 Livetrack24 will be providing the tracking services for the event. This not only enhances the safety for every competitor, but also allows the world to watch what we do, as we do it. Livetrack have been providing tracking solutions for pilots since 2006 and continue to develop the concept keeping it at the forefront of the technology.


xTc ParaglidingxTc are professional paraglider guides for paragliding and hang-glider trips. They run courses predominantly in Slovenia, but are also experts in regions of the Spanish Pyrenees (Ager) and northern Italy (Gemona, Meduno). Led by World Record holder Brett Janaway (also the Meet Director for the Gin Wide Open) you can expect quality guiding and coaching, whatever your ambitions in the sport!



General Info


Registration Open

Registration for the Nordic Paragliding event opens on 22nd January at 11:00 CET

The venue for 2017 is Tolmin, Slovenia (Julian Alps).



This years event is again being organised by Brett Janaway who organised the 2015 & 2016 Nordic Open's.


Nordic Open Basics

The Nordic Paragliding Open has the following aspects:

- FAI Cat 2
- 140 Pilot places
- 240 Euro entry fee*
- Includes Transport
- Includes Retrieves
- Includes Lunch Packs
- Includes GPS Tracking
- Includes T-shirt
- Includes Final Party

*50% entry fee payable on registration. 50% payable at the venue in August. Initial payment non refundable.


Registration Format

Registration Opens - Soon

The first 2 weeks of registration are open ONLY to 28 pilots from each Nordic nation, according to WPRS.

Weeks 2 to 6 are then open to general Nordic entries, according to registration time.

After week 6, entry is open to all nations, according to registration time.

Places will be filled according to WPRS on the first allocation, and then by registration time thereafter.

There are a maximum of 140 places.

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