MidAmerica Rocket Fest-III/October Fly-III/ High Power Launch and NAR regional competition

MidAmerica Rocket Fest-III/October Fly-III/ High Power Launch and NAR regional competition

Post by John Buckl » Sat, 27 Sep 2003 23:59:59



Announcing:

October Fly-III
October 25-26, 2003
Back up date: November 1-2, 2003
Elsberry, MO

Events: G DELD (C DELD for A/B division), D BG, B PD, B SD MR,
STD(45s)

October Fly III Contest Director: John Buckley
MARF III Chief RSO and director Bruce A Weidner

 Event to be held in conjunction with MARF-III.   Back up date in case of
inclement weather or delay in crop harvest is Nov. 1-2, 2003. Contest
range hours will be 10AM to 5PM Saturday, 9AM to 3PM Sunday.
Flights to 6500 ft AGL with possible windows to 14,500 ft. Up to M
impulse flights are possible.  Bruce Weidner must receive 7 days notice
for projects that exceed 20 lbs liftoff weight, 10 ft in length or may exceed
6000 ft AGL.  TRA and NAR insurance. Back up date in case of rain or
delay in crop harvesting is Nov. 1-2, 2003.  10AM to 5PM Saturday,
Night Launch, 8PM Saturday.  9AM to 3PM Sunday.  Restroom facilities
on the field.  Lodging and camping available.  If we have a Boy Scout
troop on site we may have a campfire Saturday evening on the field.
Onsite food vendor available on Saturday and Sunday.  Onsite rocketry
vendor (Giant Leap Rocketry) to be available, if you wish to preorder he
may be able to deliver it on the field. Huge flying field 45 miles NW of
St.Louis.  Check the St. Louis Rocketry Association Website for updates
at  www.stlouisrocketry.org.  There will be information on hotel
accommodations and directions to the field available shortly.

Registration Fees for weekend
Model rockets $5
Contest rockets $7
High Power Rockets $10

October Fly III/ MARF III Schedule

Saturday

7:30AM  Setup crew breakfast at Sadies restaurant in Elsberry (all are
welcome)
8:30AM  Range setup
9:45AM  Contest Fliers briefing and registration at range safety table
10:00AM Range opens
4-5PM  Safety inspection and check in for night launch (RSO table)
5PM Waiver ends and range closes, Turn in deadline for night launch
rockets (at RSO table)
5-6PM (approx) Range teardown
6:30- 7:45PM Dinner at Sadies Restaurant in Elsberry
8:00PM Check in time for Night Launch
8:30PM Night Launch begins
9:30PM to ???  Campfire on the field (tentative).  Bring out the
Marshmallows!!

Sunday

7:30AM  Setup crew breakfast at Sadies restaurant in Elsberry (all are
welcome)
8:30AM  Range setup
9AM  Range opens
3PM  Range closes and teardown commences
5PM (approx) Contest Awards ceremony at Sadies Restaurant in Elsberry

John Buckley