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Old Apr 01, 2003, 12:49 AM
George Gillburg
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[RCSE] SSJSS 5th Annual Bent Wing Contest in Bakersfield, CA


>SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN SOARING SOCIETY
>5th ANNUAL BENT WING CONTEST
>
>LOCATION: Earl Warren Junior High School, 4615 Mountain Vista Dr.,
>Bakersfield, CA
>
>DATES: April 26,2003 (Saturday)
>
>EVENT: Precision duration thermal contest, for polyhedral sailplanes. Wing
>construction must be built-up, no foam. Rudder, Elevator, Spoiler controls
>only. Skegs, teeth, etc are allowed.
>
>SCHEDULE: Pilots check-in 8:00 AM to 8:45 AM. Pilots meeting at 8:45
>AM. First launch at 9:00 AM.
>
>TASKS: In order: 3, 5, 7, 8, and 6 minutes tasks. The last round has to
>start before 12:15 P.M.
>Scoring will be 1 point per second, with a one point penalty for each
>second over the task time. Landings will be full circle to a 25-foot,
>25-point tape. Lawn dart landings will not be scored. Two pop-offs will
>be allowed with CD's discretion allowing more if circumstances
>warrant. Open winch by rounds but you will be called up if flying lags
>too much, again, at CD's discretion.
>
>AWARDS: First Place $50.00
>Second Place $25.00
>Third Place $15.00
>Fourth Place $10.00
>
>ENTRY: Pre-entry is encouraged but not required.
>Entry fee is $10.00 for pre-entry, $15.00 for entry at the field.
>
>SANCTION: This is an AMA sanctioned contest. AMA membership is required
>and will be checked.
>
>If you have any questions, please contact the Contest Director, Jerry
>Tonnelli, at
>(661) 832 - 6048 (evenings) or jtonnelli@juno.com.
> Work (661) 327 - 4778 or jobpdi@aol.com.
>
>Please make check payable to: "SSJSS'' Send Entry Forms to:




>Jerry Tonnelli
> 410 Brookhaven Drive
> Bakersfield, CA 93304
>
>Entry Form
>
>Name: __________________________________________________ _________
>
>Address:
>_________________________________________________ ________
>
>
> __________________________________________________ _______
>
>Phone Number: ( ) Email address:
>________________
>
>Frequency: AMA
>Number:________________
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>
>
>To reach Earl Warren Junior High School in Bakersfield:
>
> >From the NORTH, via Hwy 99:

>Take Hwy 99 to Bakersfield; get off at the White Lane exit. Turn RIGHT;
>follow White Lane for 4.7 miles to Mountain Vista Drive. Turn LEFT,
>staying to the left, drive .9 miles to Trailblazer Drive, turn right and
>park in the parking lot or along Trailblazer Drive.
>
> >From the SOUTH, via Hwy 99:

>Take Hwy 99 to Bakersfield; get off at the White Lane exit. Turn LEFT;
>follow White Lane for 4.7 miles to Mountain Vista Drive. Turn LEFT,
>staying to the left, drive .9 miles to Trailblazer Drive, turn right and
>park in the parking lot or along Trailblazer Drive.
>
>
> Pilot,
> The grass field is approximately 900' long and 550' wide with a 6'
> high cyclone fence on three sides. Outside the fence are two rows of
> houses and then open land. Landing outside the fence or east of the grass
> field will score you a zero round. East of the grass field is the school,
> drinking fountains and restrooms.
> The distance to the turn around is a little more than 550' and usually
> right into the wind.
> If you come the night before, try some of Bakersfield's famous Basque
> food.
>
>
> Hope to see you, and thanks for your support,
> Jerry Tonnelli


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