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Old Jan 27, 2013, 06:59 PM
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Schedule Update

The April 7th Greater Detroit Soaring and Hiking Society contest (Leonard, MI) has been moved to April 14th.

Various Sacramento Valley Soaring Society (Davis, CA) contests have been added to the schedule.

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Old Jan 31, 2013, 07:36 PM
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Scores Update

The January 26th-27th Mid-Florida R/C Club scores have been posted.

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Old Feb 05, 2013, 09:20 PM
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Scores Update

The February 3rd Thurston County Miniature Aircraft Association scores have been posted.

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Old Feb 11, 2013, 08:38 PM
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Schedule Update

The June 8th Ottawa Remote Control Club contest (Ottawa, ON) has been added to the schedule.

The May 25th and August 17th Les Ailerons contests (Lochaber, QC) have been added to the schedule.

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Old Feb 17, 2013, 01:45 PM
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The July 6th - July 7th Ottawa Remote Control Club contest (Ottawa, ON) has been added to the schedule.

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Old Feb 20, 2013, 08:00 PM
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Scores Update

The February 9th Arizona Electric Soaring Group scores have been posted.

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Old Mar 18, 2013, 09:26 PM
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Guys, I'm working on getting the scores from 4 contests posted. They should be up tomorrow or Wednesday at the latest. Sorry for the delay.

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Old Mar 19, 2013, 08:53 PM
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Scores Update

The January 12th Arizona Electric Soaring Group scores have been posted.

The February 24th Thurston County Miniature Aircraft Association scores have been posted.

The March 9th Arizona Electric Soaring Group scores have been posted.

The March 16th Down East Soaring Society scores have been posted.

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Old Mar 20, 2013, 05:31 PM
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The March 2nd Soaring League of North Texas contest (Dallas, TX) has been moved to March 30th.

The July 20th - July 21st South Jersey Silent Flyers contest (Mays Landing, NJ) has been added to the schedule.

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Old Mar 26, 2013, 08:27 AM
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The July 20th - July 21st South Jersey Silent Flyers contest (Mays Landing, NJ) has been added to the schedule.
This site at Strawberry Field at Atlantic County SkyBlazers is a nice soaring site.
We fly SAM old timers contest here and it has a lot of lift and a lot of room. Well done to John for getting this site to use.
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Old Mar 26, 2013, 08:40 AM
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Nice to hear from someone who's flown there Warren. I was looking at it on the satellite view and it looked like it could be a very nice location. According to John, you can camp onsite too. Hopefully, he'll start a thread for that contest so more people find out about it.

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Old Mar 27, 2013, 06:34 AM
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Hi,
I have a couple of questions that Iím sure have been addressed but I havenít been able to find answers and this seems like a good place to ask.
1. What makes 2 - one day contests score as one event?
1a. Why is a one day contest worth the same as a 2 day event? It seems to me that having 2 Ė one day scores is better for most pilots.
2. How does the ALES league get funded for the end of year awards?
Just wondering, Thanks
Kerry
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Old Mar 27, 2013, 07:13 AM
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Hi,
I have a couple of questions that Iím sure have been addressed but I havenít been able to find answers and this seems like a good place to ask.
1. What makes 2 - one day contests score as one event?
1a. Why is a one day contest worth the same as a 2 day event? It seems to me that having 2 Ė one day scores is better for most pilots.
2. How does the ALES league get funded for the end of year awards?
Just wondering, Thanks
Kerry
Hi Kerry,

A primary goal of the ALES League is to get guys out flying at different venues, with different groups of pilots, enjoying the camaraderie of their fellow soaring enthusiasts. Hopefully, league participation will encourage guys to push their comfort zone a little, make that trip to the Nats or go to that contest in a neighboring state. Having, for example, 6 club members get together and fly a 3 day contest and submit 3 separate sets of scores is not really in line with what we're trying to accomplish.

Regarding funding, the 2012 trophies were donated by Soaring Circuits. One of these days, when I get some free time, I'd like to offer some ALES League merchandise for sale with the ultimate goal being the self funding of the league.

Nice flying with you in NC!

Randy
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Old Mar 27, 2013, 08:20 AM
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Reminder we're scheduled to make up the previously blown out ALES event this Saturday at Eastfield College in Mesquite.

Weather may again be an issue, we'll publish updates on the club website.

www.slnt.org

Dan in Dallas
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Old Mar 31, 2013, 06:38 PM
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Scores Update

The March 30th Sacramento Valley Soaring Society scores have been posted.

The March 30th Helena Flying Tigers scores have been posted.

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