• The Wide Open


We will provide participants with a final list for upload at registration but you are recomended to upload them in advance from the following.

Waypoints (Main set) Soca Valley, 2017
(right click and 'save link as')

<SocaValley2017 .CUP>

<SocaValley2017 .WPT>

In most instruments these files will just work and can be uploaded with a program such as GPSdump. For some instruments you may have to refer to the manufacturers website and convert them for use. Usually GPSdump can be used for this .

Download the latest GPSdump <here>

See the waypoints in Google (Not the final set) <here>





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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