Basic information about the Kobala open competition


Weather forcast

Location of headquarters - for IT and other work in the comp

HQ location

Kobala open 2019

Area: Soča valley
Date: 19. 8. - 24. 8. 2019
Organization: KAL Slovenska Bistrica
Competition manager: Rok Kukovec
Competition manager assistant: Stojan Pislak
IT: Kristjan Kuščer

Launch place:

  • Kobala: 1080m (N46°10.866624' E13°46.799982')
    Lijak: 582m (N45°57.816012' E13°43.398')

Landing place:

Tolmin: 181m (N46°11.14998' E13°43.249968')
Livešče (pod Lijakom) 65m (N45°56.832048' E13°42.702024')

Entry fee: 130 EUR (valid only in case of pre-payment of 30 EUR over PayPal)
Transport to take off: 30 EUR
Retrival: 30 EUR

Entry fee payment: PayPal payment for reduced entry fee is valid until july 19th, 2019, later on entry fee is 150 EUR at pilots registration on competition
Pre-payment refund: refund will be done only if competition will be canceled before it even start. The refund ammount is 10 EUR.

Competition schedule

August 18th at 17:00: Registration
August 19th – 23th: competition days
August 23th evening: closing ceremony
August 24.: competition day and closing ceremony (only if comp is not valid yet on august 23th)

Daily schedule:

9:00: information on daily flying, published on News on web site and in HQ
12:00: pilot's briefing on launch
18:00: last landing
18:15: report back dead line

General rules

All matters about flying are based on FAI/CIVL Sporting Code (General Section in Section 7) and Slovenian rule book for hangliding national championships. Competition has FAI class 2 ranking (O1, Sport class), thus FAI sporting licence for equivalent class is mandatory. Competitor is attending and competing on his own responsibility, which he/she confirms by signing waiver provided by organizer at registration.

Flying is on pilots own responsibilitiy and driven by pilots own wish for flying.

Entry fee includes: Info folder, souvenir with competition logo, lunch packet, closing ceremony, GPS data management, weather forcast, take-off and landing fees.


Money prizes for each category winner overall (O1) and sport class at the end of competition has budget of 20% of payed pilot entry fees. Medals and other practical prizes.
Medals for top 3 overall (O1) class and money prizes for winner.
Medals for top 3 Sport class.
Medals for Slovenian national competition class (O1)