Can you believe it's almost that time again??
You are cordially invited to join us for our annual Oktoberfest at Williams Soaring Center on Saturday, October 13th 2012.
Most things will be just as you remember them from last few years. The activities will start with an informal pilot’s meeting around 10:00 am. The flying will start whenever it seems right. There will be a Sports Class and an Open Class.
Once the flying is done (sometime around 6:00 pm.) There will be plenty of food and drinks in the best Oktoberfest tradition.Dinner Menu: B-Q Chicken Quarters, Bratwurst, Hot German Potato Salad, Apple Sauce, Sauerkraut, Dinner Rolls & Butter, Apple Cake, After Dinner Mints, Pumpkin Bread, Beverages: Soda & Water, Adult Beverages, Coffee & Hot Apple Cider
If you plan on spending the evening in the bunkhouse, reservations are also strongly recommended.
We hope you can join us.
$15 if RSVP prior to Wednesday October 10th
$20 after Wednesday
(530) 473-5600 or firstname.lastname@example.org
or sign up in the office.
2012 Oktoberfest General Information & Rules
1. Because this contest is a recreational event, it will be loosely divided into two classes (Sports & Open) based on pilot experience rather than glider design and pilots will be allowed to select the class that they feel is appropriate. An informal committee of two ( Rex Mayes and Peter Kelly) will review the class selected by each pilot to insure it is appropriate class for his competition and cross country experience.
2. The Sports class is intended for pilots with little or no prior competition experience. The Open class is intended for pilots who have Competition or cross country experience that will allow them to complete a significantly more ambitious task than the Sports class.
3. All pilots must sign in & declare class prior to the conclusion of pilots meeting.
4. Informal Launch.
6. No re-lites allowed until after the last glider has been launched.
7. The task will open as soon as the first glider has launched.
8. Task will be GPS verified. The winner must submit a flight log. The Landing Card (revised for accuracy) and the Flight Log will be published in graphic form on a web page linked to the WSC pages. No flight log, no winner.
9. Pilots will keep their own start/finish times on the honor system.
10. A start gate will be announced at the pilots meeting.
11. A SSA Handicap will be applied to each achieved speed prior to computing finish position.
12. Landouts are the responsibility of the individual pilot and crew. Williams Soaring Center will support aero retrieves as their schedule and outlanding locations permit.
13. Weak links are the responsibility of the individual pilot. Williams Soaring Center uses 1200 LB test rope.
14. A list of possible turnpoints is available. Turnpoints must be selected from the current TP list - as published on the internet
15. Williams Soaring Center's Policy, as published in December 16, 2008, should be reviewed prior to flight operations. See the policies under "Pilot Info" on the Williams home page ( http://www.williamssoaring.com/pilot_info.htm )