Rocketry Festival 2017 and NARAM 59 Event Schedule

Monday July 17th

  • R&D eMail-In Deadline to R&D Committee


Friday July 28th: HOTEL:

5-9pm                 Registration at NARAM Hotel

                            FAI Model Check-In

9pm                     Sport Flier’s Meeting at Hotel


Saturday July 29th:    FIELD:

7am-4:30pm       FAI Can Am Cup and Team Fly Offs at the Field Contest Range

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM             Registration

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM             S3A Round 1

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM           S4A Round 1

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM         S6A Round 1

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM         S9A Round 1

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM          Lunch

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM             S3A Round 2

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM              S4A Round 2

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM              S6A Round 2

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM              S9A Round 2

9am-5pm            Sport Range Open

9am-2pm            Registration open

9am-3pm            Sputnik and Apollo Commemorative Launches, open impulse.

                            Sputnik and Apollo Display of the rockets for Peoples Choice Vote at 3pm

9am-4pm            Horizontal Super-Roc 12″ Min Diameter (Hand I Impulse) Score is Diameter X Altitude

930pm-               Midnight Swamp Gas Night Launch and Contest

Saturday July 29th:  HOTEL:

6pm-8pm            Registration open

7pm                      History of Model Rocketry Presentation

8pm                      Manufacturer’s Forum


Sunday July 30th: FIELD:

7am-6pm            FAI Can Am Cup and Team Fly Offs at the Field Contest Range

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM             Model registration, egg and altimeter pickup

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM             S2/P Round 1

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM             S3A Round 3

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM           S4A Round 3

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM         S2/P Round 2

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM         S6A Round 3

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM          S9A Round 3

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM            S2/P Round 3

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM              Lunch

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM              S8E/P

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM              Fly-offs (if needed)

9am-5pm             Sport Range Open

9am-12pm           Registration open

9am-4pm             Set Altitude 420 meters, open to all engine impulses

9am-5pm             Carnival Launch, Launch a low power rocket into a grid square and win a door prize!

Sunday July 30th: HOTEL:

6pm-10pm                Registration for NARAM 59

7pm-8pm                 FAI Can Am Cup Awards

8pm-830pm            Festival and NARAM 59 Flyer’s Meeting   (i.e. EVERYBODY!)

830pm-10pm           Craftsmanship turn in after above meeting


Monday July 31st: FIELD:

9am-5pm           Sport Range Open

9am-1pm            R.I.P. Pink Book Commemorative Launch – Launch a pink rocket. People’s Choice Vote by 3.

9am-5pm           NARAM 59 Contest Events:

                           C Altitude (Tracked)

                           C Flex-wing Glider

Monday July 31st: HOTEL:

7pm                     NAR Town Hall Meeting followed by a presentation on the New Model Rocket Sporting Code


Tuesday August 1st: FIELD:

9am-5pm         Sport Range Open

9am-1pm          High Powered Odd Roc, H and Higher Impulse. Display for People’s Choice Vote 1pm.

9am-5pm          NARAM 59 Contest Flying Events:

                           B Egg-Loft Altitude (Tracked)

                           G Helicopter Duration (C and T Division)

                           D Helicopter Duration (A nd B Divisions)

Tuesday August 1st: HOTEL:

7pm:                B Division Travel Grant Presentations

8pm                  Research and Development A and B Division Presentations


Wednesday August 2nd: FIELD:

9am-5pm             Sport Range Open

9am-5pm             NARAM 59 Contest Flying Events:

                             C Payload Altitude (Altimeter)

                             B Super-Roc Altitude (Altimeter)

Wednesday August 2nd: HOTEL:

8pm                      Research and Development C and T Division Presentations


Thursday August 3rd: FIELD:

9am-3pm            Sport Range Open


9am-3pm           NARAM 59 Contest Events:

                           Open Spot Landing

Thursday August 3rd: HOTEL:

7pm-8pm             Craftsmanship Viewing

8pm                       Cannon Fund Action

8pm-10pm            Craftsmanship Pick-Up (Early Motor Check-In Option)


Friday August 4th: FIELD:

9am-3pm              Sport Range Open

9am-3pm              NARAM 59 Contest Events:

                               Scale Launch

                               Concept Scale launch

Friday August 4th: HOTEL:

7pm                          Festival & NARAM 59 Awards Banquet