CONTEST - An idea for the future of the model sport
The CONTEST concept
Implementation of the CONTEST Euro tours in class F3B (Glider), F3J (Thermal Soaring), F5B (Electric Glider), F5F (electric glider, 10 cells), F3K (Hand Launch Glider), F3F ( slope pylon), Acro Glider (glider aerobatic), GPS-triangle (with scale gliders), junior program for all classes, and creating an attractive and up-to-date platform for event marketing and PR activities.
The CONTEST objectives
- Positioning of the model sport as a "sport" (away from the "toy" image)
- "PR begins at home" - promoting a "sportsman-consciousness" among the best
- Generation of general media attention through a professional presentation and "packaging" of the model sport
- Long-term increase of interest in the model sports in the society especially among the young