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Jun 13, 2018, 09:42 AM
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Contest

2018 USA F3K National Championship


Come be a part of the 2018 USA National F3K Championship!

When: Saturday and Sunday, July 21st and 22nd, 2018

Where: AMA National Headquarters, 5161 E Memorial Dr, Muncie, IN 47302 As usual, we will fly on site 4.

Registration is open to all AMA members via mail and must be postmarked by July 8, 2018.

Online entry forms available here

Entry forms are found here

Pilot's meeting both days at 8:30am and first flights immediately thereafter.

Task List: TBD - see below for last year's tasks

Roster: TBD - to be posted the week of the event along with start list (groupings)

Who's in?

Tom Siler
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Jun 13, 2018, 09:42 AM
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Format and Accommodations


Contest format and schedule

Friday, July 20

8am-12pm Field Maintenance (grass cutting and tent setup) - Flying is permitted but may be interrupted by on field activities.

12pm - 5pm Open Flying and Practice - Big Timer and sound system will likely be available for some round practice.

5pm - dusk Open Flying and Campground banter

Saturday July 21st

8am Sign-In

8:30am Pilots Meeting

9am - 5pm Competition rounds - No round will begin after 5pm. I expect four or five flight groups, ending flying activities most likely around 6pm

Sunday July 22nd

8:30am Brief Pilots Meeting

8:40am - 2pm Competition rounds - No round will begin after 2pm. Comptition rounds will end around 3:00 with a small pause for charging / scoring recap / finals prep

3:00 - 4:00 - Flyoff Rounds - Four rounds of flying with no breaks other than prep time. Timers and pilots be prepared for an hour of straight flying. If you have a small battery, bring a spare that can be field swapped and have it charged.

4:15 - Awards
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Jun 13, 2018, 09:43 AM
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Task List and Matrix


Task List



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1 "H" - 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 Best 4 flights, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 max in any order, 10:00 window
2 "B" - Last 2 x 4:00 Last 2 flights, 4:00 max, 10:00 window
3 "D" - Ladder +15 sec Increasing times - 0:30, 0:45, 1:00, 1:15, 1:30, 1:45, 2:00, in 10:00 window
4 "G" - Best 5 x 2:00 Best 5 flights, 2:00 max, 10:00 window
5 "C" - All up 3 x 3:00 All up, 3 flights, 3:00 max
6 "J" - Last 3 x 3:00 Last 3 flights, 3:00 max, 10:00 window
7 "M" - Big Ladder Increasing times - 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00 max in 10:00 window
8 "A" - Last 5:00 in 7:00 Last flight, 5:00 max, 7:00 window
9 "G" - Best 5 x 2:00 Best 5 flights, 2:00 max, 10:00 window
10 "F" - Best 3 of 6 Best 3 flights, 3:00 max, 6 launches only, 10:00 window
11 "I" - Best 3 x 200s Best 3 flights, 200s (3:20) max, 10:00 window
12 "E" - Poker Poker, 5 self nominated targets, 10:00 window
13 "H" - 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 Best 4 flights, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 max in any order, 10:00 window
14 "B" - Last 2 x 4:00 Last 2 flights, 4:00 max, 10:00 window
15 "D" - Ladder +15 sec Increasing times - 0:30, 0:45, 1:00, 1:15, 1:30, 1:45, 2:00, in 10:00 window
16 "G" - Best 5 x 2:00 Best 5 flights, 2:00 max, 10:00 window
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Jun 13, 2018, 09:47 AM
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I don't know about all of you, but I DESPERATELY need an F3K fix. If I have to run a big shindig to get that fix, so be it.

My son will be back with us flying this year, and my lovely sister Cheryl has booked the time to be our scorekeeper again.

Come be a part of the party in Muncie!
Jun 13, 2018, 10:04 AM
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Already entered! My HS reunion is Saturday night so letís try to end early on Saturday and start late on Sunday. 😂
Jun 13, 2018, 10:38 AM
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Wish I could be there... this year you will have one less Israeli/Canadian(wannabe) to worry about

Good luck to you all!
Last edited by eitanro; Jun 14, 2018 at 07:33 AM.
Jun 14, 2018, 04:50 AM
Jeff Carr
Itís alwat a great time. Iím looking forward to it

Jeff
Jun 18, 2018, 09:07 AM
Ryan Gonsoulin
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Signed up! Me and my "little" boy.

Who wants some cracklins?

Ryan
Jun 18, 2018, 01:20 PM
Oleg Golovidov
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Ryan is back!

I want to come badly, but will not know for sure until the deadline (or later...)
Jun 18, 2018, 01:24 PM
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I'm in! Will be there all week for "Glider Camp" Excited for F3K and then try my hand at Unlimited and F3J too. It's going to be a great week.
Jun 18, 2018, 06:20 PM
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Jonathan Garber and I will be there some time Friday afternoon. Can't wait!

Dave R.
Jun 19, 2018, 08:19 AM
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Ryan is back!
Oleg, You know cracklins are gluten free, right? You can't have any if you are working!
Jun 19, 2018, 08:26 AM
Oleg Golovidov
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you are making me hungry now
Jun 19, 2018, 02:50 PM
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Originally Posted by olgol
you are making me hungry now
Rotator first then right knee so glade did doctors orders feel great know. Getting my disc golf game back and can throw like when you met me. But was very hard to sit at computer and watch scores wishing I was flying good luck cheers to you all.
Jun 30, 2018, 10:58 AM
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Any chance of that there might be an extra canopy for the weekend? Iím flying in this year rather than drive with all my gear.

Jim


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