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Registration Notes
Note that your cell phone number will only be used for urgent communications for the duration of the contest. This will allow us to contact all pilots quickly in case any urgent communications are required (e.g., traffic event, weather event, adjustment in schedule).

Pilot's Meeting: 7:30AM Saturday and Sunday
Target Time to Complete All Rounds on Sunday:
2PM w/ awards to follow by ~2:30PM

Darwin Barrie
Charlie Morris

Contest Format
This is an F5J USA Tour event--we will adhere to F5J USA Tour Rules. All F5J launch heights must be verified on the Altis screen by the timer at the conclusion of each flight. Approved F5J altimeter list

We will have flyoffs on Sunday after completing preliminary rounds.

On-site RV (no hookups) and tent camping are welcomed. Visit our club's Location page for Silent Wings Ranch details and nearby accommodations.

Lunch will be provided Saturday and Sunday as part of the entry fee.
Field Access for Practice
Silent Wings ranch will be accessible to all contest pilots starting Thursday, May 4 leading up to the contest. Please contact the CD and/or Contest Coordinator by email if you would like access the field earlier.

Parking / Canopies
Parking and canopies/pits will be on the South Side only for this contest.

Site Weather
We have a weather station on site and are tied into other weather services. See weather resources on our Weather page.

On-Site Contest Announcements: FM 97.10

Scoring will be on F3X Vault

Note: SWSS Member Discount applies to this contest. See Benefits of Membership 
Saturday, May 06, 2023, 7:30 AM until Sunday, May 7, 2023, 3:00 PM
Silent Wings Ranch
See Silent Wings Ranch Info
Maricopa, AZ  85139

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Darwin N Barrie
Charles W Morris
Contest Coordinator
Ken L Becker
Multiple Day Event
Registration is required before Wednesday, May 03, 2023 at 11:59 PM
Payment in Full In Advance Or At Event
Cancellation Policy:
We provide refunds for events if you cancel before the specified cancellation cutoff date and time.
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