The Contest

Lamia Open 2022, an F5J Meeting, will take place over the weekend 1 & 2 October 2022 at a field located in Fthiotida prefecture, Greece.


Google co-ordinates: 38°53’37.5″N 22°17’49.3″E

So, if you are an F5J enthusiast come and fly with us, to an unforgettable weekend full of thermal soaring flights and get the experience of flying in one of the best seasons in Greece.


Lamia Open 2022 will be organized by the airclub of Fthiotida in cooperation with Larissa airclub,

with the support of cycling sport in the mountains of Roumeli 

& the Μunicipality of Lamia

Contact e-mail:   Contact us page

The event is also supported by Region of Thessaly

The event has also been registered in FAI’s event calendar.

FAI event calendar


 The flying site is only 1 km from Loutra Ypatis thermal spring.

The distance from Lamia capital city is less than 18 km

You can find many excellent ways to spend you free time and there is a variety of sights offered by the area which attracts tourists.
The medicinal bath of Loutra Ypatis is the only acid- carbonaceous spring in Greece and one of the rarest in the world.


Friday, September 30th

Arrival of the participants to the venue site

Free practice

Saturday, October 1st

09:00 – 10:00    Registration of participants &  model processing

10:00 – 10:15      Briefing        

10:15 –                Contest Flights (Rounds 1-7)

Sunday, October 2nd

09:00 – 09:15       Briefing     

09:15 – 14:00       Flights
                                (Rounds 7-9 & 3 rounds Fly off) 

14:00 –                 Awards and departure

* Time schedule is subject to change depending on weather and other unforeseen circumstances

No Entry Fee required


There are many choices of hotels in the nearby village of Loutra Ypati, which is located aboutn 1 km from the flying site.

Just google “loutra ypatis hotel” and you will get many different choices

However, if you need any help with booking a hotel, please feel free to contact us through contact page

  • In the competition area, disinfection will be distributed freely for use in several places
  • Throughout the weekend, we will ask all participants to try to keep their distances, wear a face mask, use disinfection and take care of personal hygiene.

We are looking forward to your participation!