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  1. CIAM submission deadline (for USA Sportsmen)
  2. Patterson


CIAM submission deadline (for USA Sportsmen)
 From Chuck Etherington

November 15 is the deadline for a couple of CIAM submissions. First are the applications for 2020 World Cup sanctions. The US is entitled to three and so far bids have been submitted for the Bob White Memorial Max Men International, Sierra Cup and US Free Flight Nationals. Please let me know ASAP if there are other bids in the works that you would like to have considered. Thanks.

Nov 15 is also the cutoff for F1D, P, Q and N rule change proposals. If you are planning to submit a proposal, please get it to me ASAP. Thanks.

Patterson Contest Reminder
Patterson contest this year is a week later than usual.
November 16 & 17
Weather trend is good come out and have some fun.
For any questions
Brian Van Nest


Nov 16th  & 17th Reserve Nov 18th , 2019 at Lost Hills Field, CA

AMERICAS CUP Contest                   .

Saturday, Nov 16th: F1A, F1B, F1C, F1Q, F1P
Seven [7] one hour rounds start @ 7:30 AM with extended max times
F1A, F1B, F1C, and F1Q: 240 sec F1P 240 sec
Remaining round maxes are 180 sec.
Fly off schedule 30 min after end of last round. Event start times will be posted

Sunday, Nov 17th: F1G, F1H, F1J, F1S
Tie Breaker flight to the ground. F1H 7:30-7:40; F1G 7:45-7:55; F1S & F1J 8:00:-8:10
There may be a slight delay if F1A, F1B, F1C require morning fly offs
Standard Five [5] rounds 45 minute long starting @ 8:30 AM, 120 sec maxes.
2 FO flights starting 45 min after end of last round   Event start times will be posted
If tied at end of standard rounds, tie breaker flight time add

Tie breaker as above 10 second motor run timed to the ground
F1S will run in rounds the same as F1H & F1G  ( 10 sec motor run 2 minute max)
Fly off 1 will be 5 second motor run 2 minute max
Fly off 2 will be 5 second motor run 3 minute max
If there is tie after 5 rounds +2 fly offs tie breaker will be based on early morning flight.
Entry Fees:
FAI events: FIA, B, C, G, H, J, P, Q; $25 first event, $10 for second

AMA age juniors: $5/event,

Trophies awarded for 1-2-3 places in F1A, B, C, G, H,  and F1S
Perpetual trophies for F1A, B, C, G, H, J (if they show up at the field)!
Junior Hi-Time Trophy Glider, Rubber

F1J, F1Q  & F1P 1st   only

AMA & Lost Hills Field Assn memberships are MANDATORY
FAI events run to the 2019 FAI rules

Flight line will move as needed to avoid retrieval from the trees
No Moto-flapping
RDT allowed all events.

Contest Director                           
Brian Van Nest
2346 Cheyenne Dr
Bishop CA 93514
Cell 760-937-0177

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