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Offline Orthobird  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, July 12, 2017 8:04:13 PM(UTC)
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October 28 - 29, 2017

This will be the 3rd annual Shreveport Clubs IMAC CHALLENGE

there will be 3 events:

1. IMAC Competition for all 5 classes
BASIC
SPORTSMAN
INTERMEDIATE
ADVANCED
UNLIMITED

2. SOUTH CENTRAL REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

3. SOUTH CENTRAL REGION WORLDS QUALIFIER


The Regional Championships will also serve as the IMAC Worlds qualifying event for the South Central Region. Two contests will be scored separately at this event.
The first contest will be for the Regional Championships with all pilots included in the standings and one unknown flown on Sunday morning.
The second scored contest will only include the top 5 pilots in IRPS South Central Regional Point standings PRIOR to the regionals. They will be competing for a spot on the World team in Sportsman, Intermediate, Advanced, and Unlimited. These 5 pilots in each class will fly one additional Unknown sequence on Saturday near the end of the day. This contest format is being adopted from the NC 2013 Zonal World Team selection process so that pilots competing for the World spot will be able to drop their low unknown (of the two flown). The organizers of the "World's event do not want a single mechanical failure in the unknown to cost a pilot a spot on the World team.

We are planning on "TWO FLIGHT LINES" for this event.

Tentative SCHEDULE
Saturday
7:00am Registration Opens
8:15am Pilots Meeting
8:30am
3 rounds of Known Sequences (all pilots)
1 round of Unknown Sequences (only for 5 World Qualifier competitors in each class)

Sunday
8:15am am Pilots Meeting
8:30am Flying starts
1 round of Unknown Sequences (all pilots)
1 round of Known Sequences (all pilots)

Tell all your friends.

We will end the season with a bang.

Please try to be there by Friday so we can begin preparations to begin early Saturday morning.





Pilot registration begins Friday after noon and we plan to have it completed by 8:00 am Saturday morning on October 28th, 2017.

Entry fee = $35.00

Non-IMAC = $45.00

First Contest Basic pilots fly for free.

Includes Pilot lunch on Saturday, and

Pastries for breakfast Saturday and

Sunday morning.

Particulars:

North Shreveport, LA

Field opens all day Thursday and Friday for those who want to practice.

Food and Drinks Available. No potable water. No septic tank. There is a port-o-potty.

RV’s welcome. Hookup available for free.

Multiple Electrical Outlets available on the club.

Kids welcome. Spectator’s FREE entry.



As Per Rule 4.3 There shall be no airborne devices fitted to the aircraft which place the aircraft under less than total control by the pilot. These devices will include, but are not limited to, gyros, automatic pilots, electronic stabilization, and timing devices. Non-airborne aids such as transmitter based functions are permissible.
Pilots found to be using prohibited devices will be disqualified from the contest.


Any questions, please PM me

or email me at Cshahrdar@yahoo.com

or text me 318-716-8218

Edited by user Thursday, July 13, 2017 6:06:54 AM(UTC)  | Reason: added on more info

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Offline Doug Pilcher  
#2 Posted : Wednesday, July 12, 2017 9:57:28 PM(UTC)
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Please refer back to Qualifier Outline. I think we will need an earlier start to accomplish all we need to.
Let me know what you think.


http://www.mini-iac.org/...orld-s-Qualifier-Outline

Doug Pilcher
South Central Regional Director - Regional Judging Instructor
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Offline Mark Thurman  
#3 Posted : Wednesday, July 12, 2017 10:33:20 PM(UTC)
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What time is sunrise in late October? That may be a limiting factor :-)
Offline Orthobird  
#4 Posted : Thursday, July 13, 2017 6:03:28 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Mark Thurman Go to Quoted Post
What time is sunrise in late October? That may be a limiting factor :-)


In end of October:

the sun will rise at 7:24 am

sun will set at 6:33 pm

we will have about 10 hours of sun.
Wish I could fly everyday!
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Offline Orthobird  
#5 Posted : Thursday, July 13, 2017 6:04:31 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Doug Pilcher Go to Quoted Post
Please refer back to Qualifier Outline. I think we will need an earlier start to accomplish all we need to.
Let me know what you think.


http://www.mini-iac.org/...orld-s-Qualifier-Outline



thank you Doug, I have revised it,

I will add to the posts on flying giants and RC groups.
Wish I could fly everyday!
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Offline Orthobird  
#6 Posted : Thursday, July 13, 2017 7:09:56 PM(UTC)
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Almanac states high of 74

low of 51

bring a jacket!
Wish I could fly everyday!
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Doug Pilcher on 7/13/2017(UTC)
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