ICARNAVAL : masquerade contest


The Coupe Icare Masquerade Contest is open to all hang glider and paraglider pilots.
Costumed flights are scheduled Saturday at 11:00 (or Sunday in case of poor weather).
The prize giving and repeat-round of masquerade flights will take place Sunday at 11:00.


All registrations are online on the site www.coupe-icare.org.

There is no cost to register which will be validated once all mandatory fields are completed and after providing an electronic copy (*.jpg, *.pdf,…) of a certificate showing civil responsibility insurance covering free flying activities. For pilots insured with the FFVL, this document can be downloaded via the website https://intranet.ffvl.fr/.  
Don't forget to come for collect your registration pack at the Entrance to the Salon Icare Expo in from Wednesday September 16th until Friday evening.  Your flight number to be worn during the demonstration will be distributed during the pilot briefing on Saturday morning.
Prior to September 16th, if you need help registering you can contact the Tourist Office in person, via phone or e-mail.

Inscriptions will close on Friday, September 18th in the evening.
All participating pilots are obliged to attend the pilot briefings Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 on the launch "carpet".


Download the regulations and go to the page  "Inscription on line"

The inscriptions will be open the 1st of june

Document PDFicarnaval reglement GB 2015.pdf

There will be 30 000 euros worth of Prizes for costume paraglider and hangglider pilots:
* 15 In-flight cameras GoPro Hero 4 session worth 429€
* 10 variometer-gps devices, Sys’gps, from Syride worth 349€
* 5 Kinder 2013 Harnesses from Sup’Air worth 295€
* 10 Strings harnesses from Neo worth 290€
* 10 pairs of Salomon shoes worth 125€
* 50 micro-vario Sys’one devices made by Syride worth 69€
* 10 Board Game of Parapente Poursuite made by  Edenslide worth 55€
* 30 Coupe Icare Altitude sunglasses worth 49€
* 10 Flying Site Guides by Sylvain Grandferry worth 29€
* 60 Porcher Sport windsock,
And every participant will receive a Coupe Icare tee-shirt, a Coupe Icare bag and a Crédit Agricole bag.

Please note : Prizes will be given out during the prize giving on the Sunday.  They will not be sent on later for pilots not attending the prize giving.


The 42nd Coupe Icare will take place from 17th to 20th September 2015.

A new meeting place « La terrasse d'Henri Fabre »

A little tent, baptized in honour of Henri Fabre, local inventor of the hydroplane, will be located close to the Film Festival.
This is the Filmmakers Café, where films are sold and photos displayed…  namely images of the life of Henri Fabre, a passionate enthusiast and supporter of the first Coupes Icare.

Live television…

Live television coverage of the Coupe Icare, …watch each evening on the big screen and via internet you can watch the event as it happens!

Access to Dioux

A St Hilaire, access to the parking-camping zone of « des Dioux », near the South Launch, will be closed on Friday as of 20:00 (8 pm) and will reopen on Saturday and Sunday between 8:30 and 10:30 am. This area is reserved for pilots in need of tranquillity. It is under surveillance every night in order to insure peace and quiet.

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