Great Pumpkin Glider Fest - October 18, 19, 20
Thanks to the Rhode Island Soaring Club, this year's Great Pumpkin event will be held at their fantastic sod farm fields near Richmond, RI. The fields have to be seen to be appreciated, so come out and join us. Bring your own lunch, desert is included with registration.
Friday October 18th is a practice day at the 43 Beaver Ridge School House Road fields. Open flying (winch and ALES), with LSF cross country courses set up for both 1K and 2K.
Saturday October 19th is an Unlimited Thermal Duration contest. We will be flying open winches with retrievers and using raw scores.
Sunday's contest is an ALES League event using 200 meter altitude limit. Format will be random groups with man-on-man scoring.
Both contests will be held at the field across from 52 Dugway Bridge Road. Entry fees are $20 per contest day.
Pre-register by replying to this thread, otherwise you'll be at the back of the line for pumpkin pie!
Due to popular demand, I'm posting the following links with GPS coordinates.
Friday - Open practice with LSF 1K and 2K courses marked
Intersection of Heaton Orchard Rd. and Beaver River School Hse Road@41.479,-71.6152
Saturday (Unlimited winch) and Sunday (ALES)
Field road opposite 52 Dugway Bridge Road@41.5045,-71.5957
See attached flyer for more details and contact information.
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