This contest will be two one day events.
The field will be available for informal practice on Friday before the event.
The contest will be managed using the AMA Soaring Rules 2017-2018 with the following options and exceptions:
The Landing measurment will be a circle graduated by 1 point per 1 inch with a 100 point maximum.
The landing scores will be the CD's choice of: ESL's C-delta, add-on bonus or normalized with the flight score.
Both days will have random flight groups until lunch break and then switch to Seeded MOM groups.
There will be safety zones defined depending on conditions the day of the contest. There will be 1 for the parking/set-up area and 1 for pilot safety.
The in bounds landing zone will be a version of the ESL normal generous allotment, announced at the pilots meeting.
10 minute flight tasks.
Inverted landings will result in zero landing points.
Lost parts will not result in zero landing points as long as the plane is flight worthy.
Saturday there will be no rounds starting after 4:02 PM depending on ... and Sunday no rounds starting after 2:29 PM. A short lunch break each day. No food provided. Please bring your own picnic and drinks.
Awards will be the ESL Small Plaque inserts for 1-3 each day for Experts and Sportsmen and 1st overall for the weekend. Best Overall receives a $25 gift card.
Big plaques will be discounted according to the ESL award plan.
For GPS, Google, MapQuest, etc, site address is 9669 Green Rd, Midland, VA 22728
On-Site Dry Camping permitted. Porta-John available. No trash pick up - please clean up after yourself & your buddy, Thanks.