NAR Contests

NAR Contests (42)

Articles and information regarding past and upcoming NAR Sanctioned UROC Contests. 

Friday, 20 April 2018 09:37

KEMM Contest is a GO

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KEMM 2018 on Saturday April 21st is GO. Weather looks to be OK for this Saturday. Bruce Bell will be out there around 7am.This launch is ONLY for people competing in the…
Sunday, 22 November 2015 11:46

UFO-1 2015 Contest Results

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The morning started out rather brisk with temps in the 40s but fortunately no wind. In fact the skies remained clear and the air fairly calm for the whole day.…
Saturday, 09 May 2015 12:39

Ken Eva Memorial Meet 2015

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Ken Eva was a talented UROC modeler that was taken from us far too early. Each year, UROC honors him by hosting a meet in his memory. The 2015 edition…
Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

UROC Fall Open (UFO) Part 2 Results

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Here is the results from our contest on the 25th. The day started with only a slight breeze and clear blue skies so the strategy was to get as many…
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 00:00

UROC Fall Open (UFO) Part 1 Results

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Highlights of the meet included:   Clair Mill's Aerobee Hi that took first in Sport Scale, giving him enough points to be meet champion in C Division;   Mark Snaufer's…
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 23:32

Rocket Trials Debut at HellFire 19

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Recently, UROC veteran Bruce Bell proposed a new event to take place at HellFire. Bruce explains "The last 2 Hellfires I saw days with almost no wind at all and…
Monday, 21 October 2013 21:03

UROC Fall Open 2013 Meet Results

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UROC’s annual fall meet, UFO has grown up a bit. Traditionally, the title stood for UROC Fall Open meet, but for the last two years we have had enough interest…
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 21:43

UROC Fall Open (UFO) Arrives

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UROC's Fall Open (UFO) NAR Contest is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 12th. The event will start at 8:30am and finish up by noon. This launch is ONLY…
Friday, 09 August 2013 09:55

Help US Team Bring Home Medals!

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You can help the US International Spacemodeling Team bring home medals! For many years, the US has watched as state-­‐sponsored model rocket programs excel in international competition, even countries that don’t…
Monday, 03 June 2013 12:21

Pioneer 2013 Contest Results

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Here are the preliminary results for the Pioneer 2013 regional meet that took place on Saturday, June 1st at Frank Hunt Field. Please review the results and let me know…
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 10:57

Ken Eva Memorial Meet 2013 Report

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In the 1985-86 timeframe, a gentleman by the name of Ken Eva showed up on the flying field at local Utah meets. He was eager to fly and interested in…
Monday, 29 April 2013 17:41

Pioneer 2013 NAR Competition

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UROC's Spring NAR Contest is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 4th. The event will start around 9;00am This launch is ONLY for people competing in the competition, no…
The 18th Model Rocket World Championships, held in Liptovsky Mickulas, Slovakia August 31-Septmber 9, 2012, brings the best rocketeers in the world to compete for championship medals. Cassidy Steele represented…
Monday, 11 June 2012 10:50

Pioneer 2012 - New Location

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The Competition will take place on Saturday, June 16 from 8am to 2pm at the Bonneville Seabase. Bonneville Seabase1600 NORTH SR 138 Grantsville Utah 84029-1179 Due to extreme fire danger,…
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 01:00

UFO 2011 NAR Regional Meet, October 15, 2011

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On a spectacular fall day, 12 contestants gathered at Frank Hunt field to fly a number of challenging events at the UROC UFO 2011 NAR Regional Meet. This was one…
Thursday, 14 April 2011 01:00

Pioneer 2011 Takes Place in May

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The Utah Rocket Club's annual spring competition known as Pioneer 2011 is quickly approaching. The event will take place on Saturday, May 21. You must be an NAR or Junion…
Sunday, 17 October 2010 22:38

UFO 2010 Results

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Here are the results for UROC's annual fall open NAR Contest which took place on Saturday, October 9. The results were tabulated by the contest direct Steve Anderson. The results…
Wednesday, 30 June 2010 15:12

UROC Club Altitude Records

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There has been a lot of interest in altitude records between members of UROC. Whether it be for a little "friendly" competition, or an all out battle of the skies.…
Tuesday, 20 October 2009 01:00

UROC Fall Open 2009 Results

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The UROC annual Fall Open meet was held at the Pony Express Test Range on Saturday, October 17th. The weather was excellent. We had 15 registered participants with 1 "did…
Thursday, 06 August 2009 01:00

2009 UFO Contest

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UROC's Fall Open "UFO" will be held during UROC's scheduled sport launch on October 17, 2009 and will be a one day contest. The turn-in time for Sport Scale entries …
Monday, 08 June 2009 08:24

Pioneer 2009 Regional Results

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UROC’s annual Pioneer regional meet was held at the Pony Express Test Range on May 16th and 17th. The weather for both days was excellent. Turnout allowed the event to…
Monday, 04 May 2009 04:53

NAR Introduces HPR Contests

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The National Association of Rocketry has created a new High Power Rocketry Sporting Code. This addition to the already existing Model Rocket sporting code is designed to provide the high…
Tuesday, 02 September 2008 20:00

2008 UFO Contest

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UROC's Fall Open "UFO" will be held during UROC's scheduled sport launch on October 4, 2008 and will be a one day contest. Turn in for Sport Scale will be…
Sunday, 25 March 2007 21:00

2008 Pioneer Event

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UROC's Pioneer 2008 Contest will be held on Saturday, May 31st and Sunday, June 1st. (weather permitting). Every UROC member and  independent sport flyer is strongly encouraged to enter at…
Sunday, 09 December 2007 12:46

Final UFO 2007 Results

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The results are in for UFO 2007 and are shown below. Steven Anderson was the Meet Champion with Dizzy Dog being the Reserve Champion. This was a close contest with…
NAR Board Members electedKALAMAZOO, Michigan USA — On July 30, 2007, the National Association of Rocketry completed their annual trustee election at NARAM49 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Voting was done in…
Monday, 25 June 2007 04:58

Proposed Rule Changes for NAR Contests

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Scott Danner prepping a contest rocket. If you have received the latest (May 2007) Model Rocketeer, take a good look at the proposed rule changes and make your vote known!…
Sunday, 25 March 2007 21:00

2007 Pioneer Event

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Our Pioneer '07 Contest will be held during our May Sport Launch on Saturday, May 19th. (weather permitting). The contest directors are hoping you enjoyed the events at last year's…
Friday, 12 January 2007 06:37

UFO 2006 Results

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Official results from the UROC Fall Open NAR Section Contest held in October of 2006.
Monday, 02 October 2006 19:57

UFO Approaches

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UROC's October launch looks to be a promising event. With the cancellation of the Fire Restrictions this week by the BLM and State Fire Agency we just need to keep…
Wednesday, 15 February 2006 16:18

March NAR Contest Events

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The March 2006 UROC launch will be our first full-scale sport launch of the year. This will also be our first NAR contest event for the year. Events at March launch include:…
Wednesday, 28 May 2003 18:00

Pioneer 2003 Regional Meet

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UROC/'s Pioneer Regional Meet has been held at Pony Express Test Range for over ten years. This year, it was held on Memorial Day weekend, apart from the monthly UROC…
Wednesday, 28 May 2003 18:00

M.U.L.E. 2003 Contest Results

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At the April, 2003 Sport Launch the M.U.L.E. contest was held. The event was held at the Pony Express Test Range. The weather held out for us and everybody had a…
Sunday, 16 October 2005 07:20

UROC Contest Update

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You have another chance to compete in UFO ?05. The wind was too much for the October date so we have postponed the launch to the November 19th slot. As…
Monday, 03 October 2005 14:17

The UFO is Approaching!

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Our October 15th launch is not only a sport launch it is also a NAR contest event. The event is dubbed "UFO" or "UROC Fall Open" meet, the events include…
Saturday, 21 May 2005 15:47

April's Spring Fling

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The Springfling Contest was held at the April launch a continuation of March contest. A big thanks go to Fred & Deb Williams, Cathy Redd, Michael Funk, and Diane for…
Sunday, 17 April 2005 18:00

Coming in May: Pioneer ?05 Regional Meet

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NAR competition has been a part of UROC throughout the section?s history, and Pioneer has been UROC?s regional meet. This year, Pioneer will be held in conjunction with the UROC…
Monday, 11 December 2000 17:00

UROC Places in NAR Contests

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Thanks to some enthusiastic support from Fred Williams and a number of other members, UROC is enjoying a sort of renaissance of competition. Many members braved harsh weather to compete…
Friday, 10 November 2000 17:00

UROC Readies for National Sport Launch

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Utah Rocket Club to host the next NAR National Sport Launch in May of 2001 The Utah Rocket Club, NAR Section 523, is proud to host the  National Association of…
Wednesday, 12 May 2004 02:07

Pioneer '04 and May Sport Launch This Weekend!

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This weekend promises to be an exciting one. Our monthly sport launch is highlighted by Pioneer '04 which is our regional NAR contest event for 2004. Members of NAR sections…
Wednesday, 28 May 2003 18:00

M.U.L.E. '03 Contest Results

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At the April, 2003 Sport Launch the M.U.L.E. contest was held. The results are as follows:
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UROC Summer Picnic and H2…

Come join us for UROC's annual Summer Picnic! This event is for UROC members and their families. We will be providing hamburgers and drinks for you and your family.  There is no charge t…
06:30 PM

HellFire 23

Even from a safe distance, when a rocket three times your height roars up from the Salt Flats to 25,000 feet in less than a minute, you feel a blast of heat, you feel the ground shake and you feel raw…
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