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Annex 5N

Rules for World Cup Events

F3A Aerobatic World Cup

Class

The F3A class is recognised for World Cup competition (aerobatic model aircraft).

Competitors

All competitors in the specified open international contests are eligible for the World Cup.

Contests

Contests included in the World Cup must appear on the FAI Contest Calendar, and must be run according to the FAI Sporting Code. The contests eligible for a World Cup in a particular year, must be nominated before the CIAM Bureau Meeting at the end of the end of the preceding year, and must be included in the FAI Contest Calendar. The selection of the contests should be according to the following guidelines:

a) A maximum oft wo contests may be selected for any one country

b) Each competitor may count only one competition from each country in Europe (taking the better score for any European country in which he has scored in two competitions).

Points allocation

The points to be allocated to competitors will depend on the numer (N) of competitors who have completed at least one flight in the event. A competitor has completed a flight if he registers a score greater than zero (0).

Points are allocated to competitors who have completed at least one flight in the event, according to their placing in the results, as given in the following tables:

a) N>20

Placing

1

2

3

4

5

6

20

21 and after

Points

20

19

18

17

16

15

1

0

A bonus of 8 points is given to the first placed competitor; 5 points to the second placed and 3 points to the third placed.

b) N<20

Placing

1

2

3

4

5

6

N-1

N

Points

N

N-1

N-2

N-3

N-4

N-5

2

1

The bonus is defined as follows:

- For first place: N/3 rounded up to the nearest whole number of points, with a maximum of 7 points;

- For second place: N/5 rounded up to the nearest whole number of points, with a maximum of 4 points;

- For third place: N/7 rounded up tot he nearest whole number of points, with a maximum of 3 points.

In the event of a tie between competitors for any placing, the competitors will share the points which would have been awarded to the places covered had the tie been resolved (round up the score tot he nearest whole number of points).

Classification

The World Cup results are determined by considering the total of points obtained by each competitor in the World Cup events. Up to three events may be counted, selecting each competitor’s best scores during the year. The winner oft he World Cup is the competitor with the greatest total.

In the event of a tie for first, second, and third place, the place will be determined according the following criteria:

The number of events counted is increased, one at a time, from three until the winner is obtained. If this does not seperate the tied competitors, then the winner will determined by considering the points obtained in the best three events multiplied by the number of competitors who have completed at least one flight in the event. The winner ist he one with the greatest total thus calculated.

Awards

The winner is awarded the title of winner of the World Cup. Certificates, medals and trophies may be awarded by the CIAM F3A sub-committee if available.

Organisation

The F3A sub-committee shall be responsible for organising the World Cup, and may nominate a responsible person or special sub-committee to collate the results.

Communication

The F3A sub-committee (nominated World Cup coordinator) must receive the results from each contest in the World Cup, and then calculate and publish the World Cup positions. These should be distributed tot he news agencies and should also be available, by payment of a nominal fee, to any interested bodies or individuals. Final results oft he World Cup must be sent tot he FAI, National Airsports Controls, and the modelling press.

Responsibilities of competition organisers

Competition organisers must propose their event for inclusion in the World Cup, when nominating events fort he FAI international Sporting Calendar. The final selection of events from these proposals is made by the CIAM Bureau as defined in paragraph 3.

Immediately after the event, the competition organiser must send the results tot he World Cup coordinator, within one month as required in the Sporting code B.2.5. Any failure to return scores promptly will be reviewed by the CIAM Bureau when considering the competition calendar fort he following year.

Board of judges

A board of three responsible people shall be nominated by the CIAM F3A sub-committee to rule on any protest concerning the World Cup during a year. Any protest must be submitted in writing tot he F3A sub-committee chairman and must be accompanied by a fee of 35 Euros. In the event oft he jury upholding the protest, the fee will be returned.

 

read more:

http://www.fai.org/aeromodelling/system/files/SC4_Vol_F3_Aerobatics_10_Rev.pdf

 
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