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F5J at Davis

F5J in Sacramento - Sept 16-17, 2017

Sacramento Valley Soaring Society (SVSS) and the SVSS F5J Team welcome you to F5J in Sacramento. This is your chance to experience F5J at one of the west coast's premier RC soaring locations with irrigated green grass, wide open spaces for miles, abundant thermals, and usually plenty of soaring birds too. Our site has a large shade structure with tables and a large parking lot adjoining the field. It doesn't get much better than this.

Location: Grasslands Regional Park in Yolo County just outside of Davis,CA , 4mi south of I-80 on Mace Blvd/county road 104. The site is 23mi from Sacramento International Airport. GPS coordinates: 3829'49.37"N 12141'29.49"W

Dates: Sept 16-17, 2017

Pilots meeting: 8AM Saturday and Sunday with first flights at 8:30 AM

Breakfast: Bagels and Cream Cheese each morning provided by SVSS F5J Team member Jerry Molnar.

Hosting Club: SVSS

Event Organizer: Lou Fox Loujfox@yahoo.com

CD: Chris Bajorek, assistant CD : Jerry Molnar

Event sponsor: TBD

F5J USA Tour Event

This is an F5J USA Tour event and will be conducted in accordance with Tour rules and guidelines and FAI F5J rules. Pertinent information can be found at http://www.f5j-usa.com. Each model flown must be equipped with an approved F5J limiter (see list below). Per Tour rules for this season motor restarts will be allowed but will result in a zero flight. Contest Rules and Processes are posted here: http://www.f3xevents.com/F5JRULES.htm (note that the pilot's meeting is 8:00 each day, not 7:30 as listed in the standard rules page).

Currently approved limiters are:
Altis v3
Altis v4+
Altis v4
Altis Micro
Grk Elec Altmr2
RCE #2Basic
RCE Multi 2
SM Unilog 2
This competition will be scored using Gliderscore with smartphone scoring. A community laptop will be provided for those without smartphone access.

REGISTRATION is now open at http://www.f3xevents.com/ You can pay via Paypal or by US mail ( by mail make checks payable to SVSS) The entry fee is $ 55 with a Lunch Option of $10 for Subway sandwiches delivered to the field both days. View the pilots list here: http://www.f3xevents.com/release/Reg...SACRAMENTO2017

LODGING and CAMPING: Dry Camping at the field. Nearby motels are 4mi down the road in Davis including Motel 6 and Days Inn.

AWARDS will be given out to the top 5 pilots based on their fly-off ranking.

POST-CONTEST DRAWING: A drawing will be held following the fly-offs. Each pilot will be given a single ticket that will be used in a drawing for merchandise donated by the event sponsor. Items in the drawing will be given in a post below.

Ps edit : the Field WILL be open for practice Friday 9/15
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