|Oct 17, 2011, 10:14 AM|
24th Annual Southwest Classic
24th Annual Southwest Classic 2012
Central Arizona Soaring League (CASL) is proud to announce the 2012 Southwest Classic, on February 15 – 19, at Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek, Arizona. We are excited to introduce a new format for 2012, with five full days of soaring. These events will include F3J, F3K, LMR and Thermal Duration. Please save the date as you don’t want to miss this event!
We will only allow one person per channel on 72mhz. There will not be an impound for radios.
• February 15th and 16th F3J in the Desert (two day contest) Registration: f3xevents.com
• February 17th F3K (one day contest and lunch will be provided)
• February 17th LMR (starts at 2:00 pm after F3K)
• February 18th and 19th Thermal Duration (pilots meeting 8:30 am, first flight 9:00am)
AMA rule 5.2.a & 5.2.b in effect: Each contestant shall be limited to two models per class. Either model may be flown at anytime throughout the contest at the discretion of the competitor.
Saturday tasks: 6min, 10min, 10min, 10min, fifth round to be decided by C.D.
Sunday tasks: 6min, 10min, 10min
Should be finished by 12:30 pm on Sunday
Awards and raffle after contest is complete.
Price for Thermal Duration:
$50.00 First class (includes temporary membership)
$30.00 each additional class
$25.00 for youth and $15.00 for each additional class
F3K will be $20.00, which includes lunch (Subway)
Pilots list: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1539690
LMR rules: We will have no limits or restrictions, height limiters will be provided. We will also have a seperate class for Radians.
Camping is allowed on-site for an extra fee on $25.00 for dry and $35.00 for wet per night starting on Tuesday, first come first serve. Camping fee paid directly to CASL during Registration for SWC.
Saturday evening Banquet dinner!
Hosted by Joe Wydronek. On the menu will be a Steak dinner with a baked potato and one additional side item. Price will be $18 per person.
Contact Joe to arrange your dinner and payment.
E-mail: icon firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration will open November 7 at 8:00 pm mountain time, please check back then for a link. It will close on January 31, 2012. If you have any questions please contact me at 602-326-3624.
Update: CASL site is updated with SWC registration: http://www.casl.net/
SWC 2012 registration site is updated:
F3J in the Desert 2012:
Edit: Pilots list page 5 post #63
Sponsors for 2012 Southwest Classic:
Soaring USA http://www.soaringusa.com/home.php
Horizon Hobby http://www.horizonhobby.com/
Skip Miller Models http://www.skipmillermodels.com/
CST Composites http://www.cstsales.com/
|Oct 18, 2011, 08:44 PM|
|Oct 19, 2011, 10:29 AM|
The field should be open for flying in the late afternoon. Could be earlier depending on how many pilots we have in LMR, but I don't see it being a problem.
|Oct 19, 2011, 03:47 PM|
Cool. I cannot afford all the time off required to do a full week in AZ so it will just be the SWC itself for me. No need to get there too early on Friday now either based on this info.
|Oct 19, 2011, 05:30 PM|
I can do the time away from work, however, it has been made known by the female species (a.k.a. Evereadii spendibus) that another holiday weekend away could be detrimental overall. Thus, I'm looking at the J thing only...
|Oct 20, 2011, 01:42 AM|
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