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2017 Schedule and
Other Opportunities

2017


January 2017 

Christmas Party and Rambo Gift Exchange

 Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Noon to 5pm

Bring a dish to pass and if you want to participate, a gift for the Rambo Gift exchange (Rocketry-related and NO GAG gifts, $20-$25 range)

at The Geek Group's galactic head quarters at 

902 LEONARD STREET NW, 

GRAND RAPIDS MI 49504

 

Joe's C Payload Build

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

12noon to 5pm

Come learn how to make a C Payload competition model rocket.

The Geek Group's galactic head quarters at

 902 LEONARD STREET NW,

 GRAND RAPIDS MI 49504


February 2017

Jay's C Flexwing Build

Sunday, February 12th, 2017

12noon to 5pm

How to build a C Flexwing duration contest rocket

at The Geek Group's galactic head quarters at

 902 LEONARD STREET NW, 

GRAND RAPIDS MI 49504

 

March 2017

Bob's G Helicopter Duration Build

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

12noon to 5pm

How to build a G Helicopter duration contest rocket

at The Geek Group's galactic head quarters at

 902 LEONARD STREET NW, 

GRAND RAPIDS MI 49504

 

Maintenance Day

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

11am-5pm (or until done)

Muskegon County Wastewater Facility

Muskegon, Michigan

Come and help us get ready for the new flying season.  FREE LUNCH PROVIDED> We will launch if weather allows it.

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April 2017

Sport Launch

Satruday, April 29th, 2017

11am to 7pm

Muskegon County Wastewater Facility

Muskegon, Michigan

 

May 2017

Mad Cow Regional

Saturday and Sunday, May 20th and 21st, 2017

10am to 7pm

Muskegon County Wastewater Facility

Muskegon, Michigan

EVENTS:

B Superroc Altitude (Altimeter) (15)

C Payload Altitude (Altimeter) (16)

G Helicopter Duration C&T (27)

G Helicopter Duration A&B MR (23)

A Flexwing Duration (18)

Open Spot Landing (4)

Total 80

Jay Calvert -CD

 

Sport Launch

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

11am to 7pm

Muskegon County Wastewater Facility

Muskegon, Michigan

 


June 2017

SMASH BASH Regional

Saturday and Sunday, June 10th and 11th, 2017

10am to 7pm

Muskegon County Wastewater Facility

Muskegon, Michigan

EVENTS:

B Egg Loft Altitude (Tracked) (19)

C Payload Altitude (Altimeter) (16)

B Superroc Altitude (Altimeter) (15)

C Flexwing Duration (20)

Random Duration (10)

Total 80

Bob Alway - CD

 

Sport Launch

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

11am to 7pm

Muskegon County Wastewater Facility

Muskegon, Michigan

 

July 2017

Sport Launch & NARAM Set-Up

Saturday & Sunday, July 22nd & 23rd, 2016

11am to 7pm

Muskegon County Wastewater Facility

Muskegon, Michigan

 

 

Naram 59

July 29th - August 4th, 2017

See NARAM Website
www.naram.org

 

August 2017

Post NARAM Party & Sport Launch

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

11am to 7pm

Muskegon County Wastewater Facility

Muskegon, Michigan

 

September 2017

Sport Launch

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

11am to 7pm

Muskegon County Wastewater Facility

Muskegon, Michigan

 

 

October 2017

Sport Launch & Elections

October 7th & 8th, 2017

Possible Competition

TBD

Muskegon County Wastewater Facility

Muskegon, Michigan

Pamela Gilmore - CD

 

Sport Launch

Saturday, October 28th, 2017 

11am to 7pm

Muskegon County Wastewater Facility

Muskegon, Michigan

 

November 2017

COMBINED SMASH/MMAR

BUSINESS MEETING

Sunday, November 5th, 2017

12noon to 5pm

The Geek Group Galactic Headquarters

902 Leonard St NW

Grand Rapids, MI

 

December 2017




Come as you are! 
 All you need to do is bring your rocket. Vendors will be on hand for motors.  Experienced rocketeers will be available to assist with launching. The club provides launch equipment. 

Directions to launch site at Muskegon Wastewater Facility:
Address of Muskegon County Wastewater Facility: 698 N. Maple Island Rd, Muskegon, MI  49442. From Muskegon Intersection of US 31 and M-46 (Apple Avenue) go east 6.9 miles to Maple Island Road and turn left (north) to go 2.2 miles to entrance of the Wastewater Facility road. Turn right (east) and go 2 miles to the launch site entrance on the right. The club MMAR sign (below) will be there. 

GPS site coordinates: 

 43°15' 50.31"N    86°01"44.61"W (to entrance of field)





 

 

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