Championship of the Czech Republic of Paper Swallows 2017

A totally serious, but not really serious, event to diversify the trade fair and, most importantly, allow visitors to enter the fair and entertain themselves.

What’s going on?
Assemble a piece of paper (A4) without glue to deliver the best possible flight performance and fly as far as possible – making what we call a in Czech “paper swallow” and fly it best.

Who can compete?
Everyone. So do it! There is no need to register in advance, registration can be done directly at the co-organizer’s exhibition – Czech Modeling Association, hall number 4. Own paper is also not needed, there will be enough. The event is organized by Dart Ltd. (organizer of the trade fair) and the Czech Modeling Association. The main prize for Sunday super-finals, ie renting of new car Skoda Karoq for a full-day weekend with full tank (valid only in Czech republic), was provided by Auto Jarov s.r.o.

Rules:
1. The paper swallow is a model composed of one sheet of A4 plain paper with a basis weight of not more than 100 g/dm2. Paper can be split (cut, cut, tear), gluing is not allowed. The model can be colored by the competitor according to his / her ideas, the organizer does not provide the tools for the surface treatment. On the model, the start number assigned by the organizer must be clearly legible. The model is the property of the competitor. If he does not take it immediately after the competition, the model becomes the property of the organizer, who can handle it at its discretion.

2. Anyone who has come to know these rules and compiled a model from the material provided by the organizer will be able to compete.
Competitors are divided into competition classes by age:
I. individuals under the age of 6, with the help of parents
II. individuals aged 6 to 10 years
III. individuals aged 10 to 15 years
IV. individuals over the age of 15
In the event that less than 5 contestants enter the competition (qualifying round) in the given age competition, the entries will be ranked in the higher age competition class. The competitor may take only one qualifying round per day.

3. Compete for the flight length. Each competitor has the right to qualify for three flights. Stopping place of the model decides. Each flight may be completed with another model if the provisions of paragraph 2 are met.

4. Qualification program
The qualifying rounds of all competition classes will take place on Thursday 19 October 2017, Friday 20 October 2017 and Saturday 21 October 2017 at 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00 hours. Models need to be folded after registering, at least half an hour before the start of the competition flights. After the lap of all qualifying rounds of the competition day, three winners of each competition class with the best results will be announced, who will receive the prizes. Two contestants with the best results in a given competition class will automatically go up to Sunday Superfinal.

5. Superfinal will take place on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 12:00 hrs. Registration of the participants ends at 11:30 am. There are no competition classes in the super-finals – all participants compete together. Each participant is entitled to five flights. The absolute winner will be awarded the title of Champion of the Czech Republic in the competition of paper swallows 2017 and win the main prize – renting Skoda Karoq with a full tank for the weekend.

* The main is available only in Czech republic, can not be paid in cash and the win can not be enforced by the court or alternative.