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Nov 28, 2019, 11:52 PM
Ricky Windsock
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2020 Warm and Sunny F5J and F3J in Florida


Attention all soaring pilots - We're on for a 4 day Soaring Palooza!

Dates:

F5J - Friday and Saturday, Feb 28th and 29th.
F3J - Sunday and Monday Mar 1st and 2nd.

Fees:

F5J: $45
F3J: $85, $45 if it is your first F3J contest, and $25 for Juniors.

Registrations will open shortly at http://f3xevents.com

Venue: Kennyworld Ocala FL

Okay everyone! We've talked among all the parties and have come up with a single 4 day weekend of soaring fun. For the 2020 episode of Warm and Sunny Soaring in FL the OWLS Club (One Wing Low Squadron) at Morriston near Ocala FL have graciously offered the late Kenny Goodwin's fabulous facility for our use!

We will have the field open for practice Thursday Feb 27th. The facility includes 2 RV spaces (1st come 1st served) and camping is encouraged. There is also a 3 bedroom house on the property and it has rooms available for rent. There are plenty of Hotel options also 25 minutes from the field along 95. Models can remain assembled overnight and stored in the huge Barn on the property. We hope that both events will be added to the F5J and F3J Tours and AMA sanctions will be obtained. The respective Tour rules will be adopted for both events. (http://www.f5j-usa.com/event-rules-and-processes/). ALES CAMs will not be permitted. We will post updates once we have confirmed addition to the Tours by the tour organizers. F5J Tour has been applied for.

A dinner is planned for Saturday the 29th.

Sign-ups for both events will soon be on http://f3xevents.com. Please keep your eye on this thread, specifically this post as I will be sure to update it.

We really hope you can come down and enjoy one or both of these events while its still freezing in the North. We're going to have a bunch of fun and two great contests!

We will have someone doing a lunch run to the Pyper Kub Restaurant in Williston and bring to the field during each day of the competition. Lunch will be $8 per day and cold sodas, water and chips will be available for a donation.

Directions to the famous Kennyworld field just west of Ocala FL (17150 SE 60th street, Morriston fl 32668) (GPS: 29.2431, -82.4860)

Watch this thread for updates. We are Now registered as a F5J Tour Event.

Pilot Roster F5J:
Mike Gardner
Gordon Buckland has Registered F3Xevents
Jody Miller
Jeff DuVal
Steve Blake
Rick Johnston
Frank Burnoski
Joe Wydronek
David Malkin
Jeff Carr
Brady Baggs has Registered F3Xevents
Don Richmond has Registered F3Xevents
John Kennedy
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Pilot Roster F3J:
Gordon Buckland has Registered F3Xevents
Mike Gardner
Jody Miller
Jeff DuVal has Registered F3Xevents
Steve Blake
Rick Johnston
Neal Huffman
Josh Glaab
Frank Burnoski
Joe Wydronek
David Malkin
Jeff Carr
John Kennedy
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Nov 29, 2019, 01:21 AM
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Sounds like another great dual event, Ricky's master. Please submit an F5J USA Tour event application so we can verify dates against our master calendar (which includes carry-forward dates from 2019 hosting clubs). We promise to turn your application around quickly! Thanks, Chris
Last edited by SoaringDude; Nov 29, 2019 at 12:13 PM. Reason: *woof*
Nov 29, 2019, 10:15 AM
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Back to back fun, I'm in
Rick
Nov 29, 2019, 11:37 AM
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Sounds like another great dual event, Ricky.
Ricky is Gordon's dog. He's the only dog I've ever heard whose bark actually sounds like "arf".
Nov 29, 2019, 11:46 AM
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F3xEvents.com is in the middle of changing hosting providers. Sorry to say it is not going well. The routing is currently down, I will let everyone know when it is back up.

If you are really hot to register you can go to f3xevents.herokuapp.com. Eventually the f3xevents.com domain name will resolve correctly... (I hope)

Jim
Nov 29, 2019, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by aussief3b
... We are Now registered as a F5J Tour Event. ...
Not yet. See post #2
Dec 01, 2019, 10:49 AM
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F3X is working now. See you there.
Dec 02, 2019, 02:16 PM
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F3Xevents is not quite working.

Please use the address f3xevents.herokuapp.com until I get it straightened out.

I am experimenting with various routing settings so f3xevents.com may come and go until I find the right way to route it.
Thanks - Jim
Dec 03, 2019, 07:23 PM
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John Kennedy both contest!!
Dec 04, 2019, 01:01 AM
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F3xevents.com is working


All good now - Please let me know if you have any issues, but as far as I can tell the site is back in business at www.f3xevents.com
Jim


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