Muskegon Michigan Area Rocketry
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2016 Schedule and
Other Opportunities

January 2016 
Christmas Party and Rambo Gift Exchange
 Sunday, January 17th, 2016
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)
at The Geek Group's galactic head quarters at 
902 LEONARD STREET NW, 
GRAND RAPIDS MI 49504


Kit Bash!
Saturday, January 30th
1pm to 5pm
Everyone brings a kit and we mix and match parts to make scratch built rockets
at The Geek Group's galactic head quarters at
 902 LEONARD STREET NW, 
GRAND RAPIDS MI 49504

February 2016 

Bob's Mylar Parachute Build
Saturday, February 13th
1pm to 5pm
Come learn how to make Mylar parachutes for contest rockets.
at The Geek Group's galactic head quarters at
 902 LEONARD STREET NW,
 GRAND RAPIDS MI 49504

March 2016


Jay's G Streamer Duration Build
Saturday, March 12th
1pm to 5pm
How to build a G Streamer duration contest rocket
at The Geek Group's galactic head quarters at
 902 LEONARD STREET NW, 
GRAND RAPIDS MI 49504

Sport Launch
We will launch if weather allows it.
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SUNDAY ONLY!
Sunday, March 20th, 2016
12-5PM
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan

April 2016

SATURDAY 4/2 LAUNCH CANCELLED
SUNDAY 4/3 Sport Launch

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016
1pm to 7pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan

Sport Launch
CANCELLED
Saturday & Sunday, April 23rd & 24th, 2016



May 2016

Crapshoot 2016
Combined launch with JMRC, MMAR, SMASH
Saturday & Sunday, May 14th & 15th, 2016
10am to 7pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan



Mad Cow Regional
May 21st and 22nd, 2016
10am to 7pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
EVENTS:
E Altitude (Altimeter) (14)
1/2A Super roc (Altimeter) (14)
A Helicopter Duration (20)
D Rocket Glider Multi Round (28)
Open Spot Landing (4)
Total 80
Pamela Gilmore -CD

June 2016

SMASH BASH Regional
June 11th and 12th, 2016
10am to 7pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
EVENTS:
G Streamer Duration C&T Div (14)
C Streamer Duration MR A&B Div (14)
1/2 A Super Roc Altitude (Altimeter) (14)
A Helicopter Duration (20)
D Rocket Glider MR (28)
Open Spot Landing (4)
Total 80
Bob Alway - CD

FAI World Cup Event and NAR Regional
Can Am Cup
Saturday & Sunday, June 25th & 26th, 2016
Cup Events:
S4A
S6A
S8E/P
S9A
Open Events:
S3A
S2/P
The Can Am Cup is an officially sanctioned FAI World Cup Event! An NAR Regional meet will also be sanctioned to allow non-FAI competitors to fly. The host hotel will be the Rodeway Inn in Coopersville, MI. While it is not in Muskegon, it is as close to the field as hotels in Muskegon – about 25 minutes away. We have 20 rooms reserved at a rate of $98. More information will be forthcoming, and expect registration to open by March.
Steve Kristal - CD
Rob Dickinson/Pamela Gilmore - Club Liaisons
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan

July 2016

Sport Launch
Saturday & Sunday, July 9th & 10th, 2016
1pm to 7pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan


Naram 58
July 23rd - 29th, 2016
see side bar ----->>>>>

August 2016

Post NARAM Party & Sport Launch
Saturday & Sunday, August 13th & 14th, 2016
1pm to 7pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan

Sport Launch
Saturday & Sunday, August 27th & 28th, 2016
1pm to 7pm 
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan

September 2016

Sport Launch
Saturday & Sunday, September 10th & 11th 2016
1pm to 7pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan

Rocktober Sky Regional
September 24th & 25th, 2016
EVENTS:
TBD
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
Pamela Gilmore - CD

October 2016

​Sport Launch
Saturday & Sunday, October 8th & 9th, 2016 
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
COMBINED SMASH/MMAR
Elections for 2017
TO BE HELD ON OCTOBER 8TH.

COMBINED SMASH/MMAR
BUSINESS MEETING
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
1pm to 5pm
The Geek Group Galactic Headquarters
902 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI

November 2016

December 2016


Additional Opportunities:

NARCON
February 26th-28th, 2016
Dayton, Ohio


Spring Fling Regional
Sponsor - JMRC
Date - April 23rd-24th, 2016
Location - Horning's Field #2, Manchester, MI
Contest Director - Buzz Nau 
Fee - $5
Events -
B Boost Glider Duration
B Helicopter Duration
E Eggloft Altitude (w/altimeters)
Giant Sport Scale

National Sport Launch
May 28th-30th, 2016
Manchester, Tennessee


NARAM 58
Rocketry Festival & Annual Meet 
 Walnut Grove, Missouri
July 23 – 29, 2016
1/2A Super-Roc Altiitude (altimeter)
A Helicopter Duration
C Parachute Duration Multi-Round
D Rocket Glider Duration Multi-Round
G Streamer Duration
E Scale Altitude (altimeter)
Plastic Model Conversion
Open Spot Landing
Research and Development




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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