Free for Novice pilots and pilots under 16 years old.
This contest will be two one day events. 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.
All classes will fly and score combined.
Big plaques will be discounted according to the ESL award plan.
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 score will be a circle measured with F3J tapes, 1 point per 20 cm for the first two meters closest to the landing spot, then 5 points per meter, to a minimum of 30 points, 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.
Varios and Skegs allowed.
Both days will have 2-3 rounds of random MOM flight groups and then switch to Seeded MOM groups.
10 minute flight tasks.
Inverted landings and lost parts will not result in zero landing points as long as the plane is flight worthy.
Expert & Sportflyer, to 3rd place daily. Gift card for best two-day performance.
9669 Green Rd, Midland, VA 22728
Field entrance coordinates: 38.6210002, -77.747807
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Sign In starts at 8:00 Pilots meeting at 8:45 First flight at 9AM.
Saturday there will be no rounds starting after 4:48 PM 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.
Primitive camping is allowed. Porta potty on field.
Check back the week of the contest for updates if required.