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Old Aug 10, 2012, 10:07 PM
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Dayton Ohio - DARTS - OVSS Contests - Saturday - Sunday August 18-19, 2012


Who: Any AMA member, spectators welcome
What: Unlimited OVSS Contests
When: Saturday and Sunday August 18-19, 2012

Winch Masters show at 8:00 AM
Pilot's meeting at 8:30 AM
First round starts at 9:00 AM
Where: Club Field, Twin Towers Area Park, Fairborn, OH
Type: AMA Class D - Unlimited Thermal Duration Contest, OVSS
Event details: AMA rules
100 inch landing tape, 100 points max, 1 point per inch
Seeded Man on Man format for flight groups
Flight scores normalized, then landing scores added
Entry Fee: $20 per day or $30 for both
Awards: Plaques through 5th place
Contest Director: Norman Poti (Saturday), Jerry Shape (Sunday)

link to the DARTS webpage for this contest which currently contains the pre-contest info and later will contain the results

http://www.daytonsoaring.org/2012-da...s-contests.htm


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Old Aug 13, 2012, 06:40 AM
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Initial weather forecast looks great, sunny and 70's high...see ya there!

Marc
Old Aug 15, 2012, 09:56 PM
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Great news about this contest. Chris Lee, the guy that has won the last 50 Darts OVSS contests and current National Champion has confirmed he won't be able to make it.

Now someone else can win it.

See you all there.

Glauco
Old Aug 16, 2012, 12:58 AM
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Luring you into complacency. Just when you thought it was safe to get in the water again...
Old Aug 16, 2012, 06:56 AM
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Weather forecast continues to look stellar, 70's, light winds, sunny. See ya there!

Marc
Old Aug 16, 2012, 07:56 AM
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A moment of silence


Hey guys
Have a moment of silence Sat morn for Sandy Herider and Bruce. As Sandy has passed away after a long illness. Thanks Brian
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Old Aug 16, 2012, 02:56 PM
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Guys,

The weather is looking super!

a cool light wind out of the north!

I know everyone has there own favorites as far as weather sites go, but I have found the ones below to be pretty much right on as far as wind direction and speed goes

http://classic.wunderground.com/cgi-...Select=WEATHER
then click on the "hourly" link under "saturday" and "sunday" to get the winds

http://www.intellicast.com/National/Surface/Mixed.aspx
This site gives the overall picture, with fronts, Highs, Lows, etc

http://windmapper.com/GL/forecast?Loc=GL
This is a forecast map at Wind Mapper, It is very graphic

below are some slices in time that I took off the above two sites Thursday afternnon. I will do the same on Friday afternoon and post them again. You may have to click on the previews to bring the full size graphics up in order to see the details, basically they are the forecasts from the above sites

Like I said above, a cool light wind out of the North

Joe M
Old Aug 18, 2012, 06:48 PM
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Scores from today?
Old Aug 19, 2012, 09:16 AM
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I'm going to try to post updates of the contest today at pinterest.com/s8e/darts2012
Old Aug 19, 2012, 09:49 AM
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Here?


Why no results here?? Brian


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Old Aug 19, 2012, 10:23 AM
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13 minute tasks all day.
Old Aug 19, 2012, 10:24 AM
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No scores yet posted so no results yet.

Ryan
Old Aug 19, 2012, 10:39 AM
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The pinterest link I posted earlier might not work today. Not good enough internet out here for me to upload pictures of score printouts.

Ron Mong in first after round 1. 13 pilots. I am in 8th.

Ryan.
Old Aug 19, 2012, 11:31 AM
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Top 5 from Saturday, as reported by MVSA's Glauco Lago

1 Jerry Shape (Aspire ST)
2 Marc Gellart (Supra Pro)
3 Mike Johnson (Perfect ET)
4 Ron Mong (Tragi 801X)
5 Glauco Lago (Aspire)

8 rounds of 10 minutes, sounds like mostly nice thermaling conditions, not much movement after the early morning "dead air hang" round until the last couple rounds.

Chris
Old Aug 19, 2012, 11:37 AM
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After round 2 Ron still first. Me 8th still.

Ryan


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