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2015 Free Flight Calendar

Last update: 2/21/2014  

The NFFS Free Flight Calendar provides information on all types of free flight contests and other events from AMA, to Nostalgia, SAM, OT, FAC, America's Cup, World Cup and National Cup events in the U.S. and Canada.

Contests listed in blue are linked to fliers with detailed information.
To view the fliers you'll need the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Always confirm all dates and schedules before traveling.


NC      = National Cup
NC(E) = National Cup Exempt
AC       = America's Cup
WC      = World Cup
  I         = Indoor events


Send your event information and fliers to Don Deloach.
831 E. Willamette Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903
ddeloach@comcast.net       719.964.7117 voice     719.635.4266 fax
Wanderer
Al Timko Launching his Wanderer, Flying Aces Club Non-Nats.
January February March April May June July August September October November December
DATES   CONTEST EVENTS CUP SPONSOR LOCATION CONTEST DIRECTOR/CONTACT INFO
JANUARY
9-11   AMA Expo trade show   AMA Ontario, CA www.modelaircraft.org 
10   FMA Record Trial AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM   FMA Palm Bay, FL Ron Sharpton  dixiefreeflight@aol.com
11 I Mid-Winter Madness Indoor, AMA, FAC   WMC Glastonbury, CT John Koptonak  gliderguider@comcast.net
11 I Willamette Indoor Indoor, AMA, FAC   WMC Albany, OR Bob Stalick  freefliter@aol.com  541-928-8101
17-19   65th Southwest Regional Championships
    FAI Event Entry Form
AMA, FAI, NFFS, SAM AC, NC(E) SWR Eloy, AZ AL Lidberg aalmps@aol.com
18 I D.C. Maxecuters Indoor Indoor, AMA, FAC   DCMAX Washington, DC Glen Simpers  dcmaxecuters@hotmail.com
 
FEBRUARY
1 I Willamette Indoor Indoor, AMA, FAC   WMC Albany, OR Bob Stalick  freefliter@aol.com  541-928-8101
7   Record Trial AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM   FMA Palm Bay, FL Ron Sharpton  dixiefreeflight@aol.com
    Fab Feb Registration/Info Packet for February Lost Hills Contests and Sponsors, ZIP File FAI, AMA, NFFS        
7   E-36 World Open AMA     Lost Hills, CA Norm Furutani norginf@gmail.com
Don DeLoach ddeloach@comcast.net
7 - 8   Paul MacCready Human Powered World Championships For
Hand Launch and Catapult Gliders
AMA NC   Lost Hills, CA Ralph Ray ralphray@earthlink.net
Norm Furitani norginf@gmail.com
9   Isaacson and Kiwi F1E World Cup FAI WC, NC, AC SCAT Lost Hills, CA Norm Furutani norginf@gmail.com
9   P-30 40th Anniversary Celebration and Contest AMA   SDO Lost Hills, CA Don Bartick dbartick@4-warddesign.com
11   North American Cup FAI     Lost Hills, CA Tony Mathews   tmathews180@gmail.com
Peter Allnutt 661-763-5039
12   California Cup F1E FAI   SCAT Lost Hills, CA Brian Van Nest 760-873-5073 bisheatf1a@aol.com
12-16   Bob White Memorial Max Men International FAI WC,AC SCAT Lost Hills, CA Bill Booth 760-842-1079 booth@boothsuarez.com
14 I TTOMA Monthly Indoor Indoor, AMA, FAC   TTOMA Dunwoody, GA Bill Gowen  wdgowen@gmail.com 
15   Haggart/Bowden AMA, SAM, NFFS   SCAMPS Perris, CA Allen Heinrich  760-956-2949  aerodyneal@aol.com
22 I MMM Indoor Monthly Indoor, AMA, FAC   MMM Manitou Spgs, CO Jerry Murphy  www.themmmclub.com
 
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March
1 I Willamette Indoor Indoor, AMA, FAC   WMC Albany, OR Bob Stalick  freefliter@aol.com  541-928-8101
1   MMM Indoor Monthly Indoor, AMA, FAC   MMM Manitou Spgs, CO Jerry Murphy  www.themmmclub.com
1   Pinkham Field Irregulars & Glastonbury Modelers FAC   PFI, GM Rocky Hill, CT  
7 I TTOMA Monthly Indoor Indoor, AMA, FAC   TTOMA Dunwoody, GA. Bill Gowen  wdgowen@gmail.com 
7   Record Trial AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM   FMA Palm Bay, FL Ron Sharpton  dixiefreeflight@aol.com
7-8   March Madness AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM   FMA Palm Bay, FL Charlie Shepherd  shepherd00@embarqmail.com
7-8   9th Pikes Peak Ceiling Climb Indoor, AMA, FAC   MMM Colorado Spgs., CO Don DeLoach  719-964-7117  ddeloach@comcast.net
8   Glastonbury Indoor Indoor, FAC, AMA   GIM Glastonbury, CT John Koptonak  gliderguider@comcast.net
8 I D.C. Maxecuters Indoor Indoor, AMA, FAC   DCMAX Washington, DC Glen Simpers  dcmaxecuters@hotmail.com
8 I 9th Pikes Peak Ceiling Climb Indoor, AMA, FAC   MMM Colorado Spgs, CO Don DeLoach  719-964-7117  ddeloach@comcast.net
13-15 I EAA Flight Fest Indoor, AMA, FAC   EAA Oshkosh, WI H.G. Frautschy  scaleflyer@mac.com
14   St. Patty's Bash AMA, FAI, NFFS NC PMAC Eloy, AZ Tom Gaylor  480-892-0338  wtgaylor@q.com
14-15   March Madness AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM   FMA Palm Bay, FL Charlie Shepherd  shepherd00@embarqmail.com
14-15   SCAT Annual FAI, AMA AC, NC SCAT Lost Hills, CA Lee Hines sweepettelee@sbcglobal.net
Jim Parker   818-892-4110   N89015@aol.com
22 I Bong Eagles Indoor Rally Indoor, AMA, FAC   BE Racine, WI Jack Boone 262-363-3133  jboone3@wi.rr.com
27-29   Texas Free Flight Championships AMA, NFFS, FAI, FAC NC, TC TCC Gainesville, TX Mike Fedor   817-277-1829h 817-480-4825c
mmfedor@aol.com
28   Sierra Champs AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM   OCD Rancho Cordova, CA Walt Ghio  f1bwalt@comcast.net 
28 I Stealth Squadron Indoor FAC   FACSS Winthrop, MA Richard Zapf  978-352-8331
28-29 I West Baden Indoor Contest Indoor, FAI, AMA, NFFS     West Baden Springs, IN Bill Gowen wdgowen@gmail.com
28-29 I WMC Indoor Extravaganza Indoor, FAI, AMA, NFFS   WMC Albany, OR. Bob Stalick  freefliter@aol.com  541-928-8101
 
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APRIL
4 I Peach State Indoor Championships Indoor, AMA, FAC   TTOMA Dunwoody, GA David Mills, 404-509-4209
davidmillsatl@gmail.com
11-12   FMA Spring Opener AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM   FMA Palm Bay, FL Charlie Shepherd  shepherd00@embarqmail.com
11-12   San Valeers Annual AMA, NFFS   SV Lost Hills, CA Mike Thompson  805-522-8736 
12 I Glastonbury Indoor Indoor, FAC, AMA   GIM Glastonbury, CT John Koptonak  gliderguider@comcast.net
12 I Spring Fling Indoor, AMA, FAC   WMC Glastonbury, CT John Koptonak  gliderguider@comcast.net
15   SCAMPS Monthly AMA, SAM, NFFS   SCAMPS Perris, CA Dan Heinrich  AeronutD@CS.com
909-593-5789
17-19 I Round Valley Dome Indoor, FAC, AMA, FAI    PMAC Eagar, AZ Steve Riley  steveriley@cableone.net
18-19 I Scale Staffel Outdoor FAC   SS Perris, CA George Mansfield   george_jr@sbcglobal.net
19   Pinkham Field Irregulars & Glastonbury Modelers FAC   PFI, GM Rocky Hill, CT  
19   I-10 Challenge AMA, FAI, NFFS NC PMAC Eloy, AZ Henry Werner  520-579-1992  wernerhenry@hotmail.com
25   NorCal Championships AMA, FAI, NFFS AC, NC NCFFC Rancho Cordova, CA Bill Vanderbeek  billvanderbeek@yahoo.com 
25 I Stealth Squadron Indoor FAC   FACSS Winthrop, MA Richard Zapf  978-352-8331
25-26 I Golden Flash Indoor Bash (record trials) Indoor, AMA, FAI, FAC   CFFS Kent, OH Don Slusarczyk  don@slusarczyk.com
26 I Kent State Indoor Champs Indoor, AMA, FAI, FAC   CFFS Kent, OH Don Slusarczyk  don@slusarczyk.com
26   April Fool's Opener AMA, FAC   TTOMA Whitesburg, GA D. Crawford  770-698-8737  tum25@bellsouth.net
26   MMM Monthly Scramble AMA, FAI, NFFS, SAM   MMM Denver, CO www.themmmclub.com 
 
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MAY
2-3   Spring Cup FAI, AMA, NFFS AC, NC, TC TCC Denton, TX Mike Fedor  mmfedor@aol.com
3   Pinkham Field Irregulars & Glastonbury Modelers FAC   PFI, GM Rocky Hill, CT  
13   SCAMPS Monthly AMA, SAM, NFFS   SCAMPS Perris, CA Dan Heinrich  AeronutD@CS.com
909-593-5789
16 I TTOMA Monthly Indoor Indoor, AMA, FAC   TTOMA Dunwoody, GA Bill Gowen  wdgowen@gmail.com 
16 I Spring Fling Indor, AMA, FAC   DBB. CB Pontiac, MI Mike Welshans 248-545-7601
Mbwelshans@aol.com
16   Hot Stuff AMA, FAI NC PMAC Eloy, AZ Henry Werner 520-579-1992 wernerhenry@hotmail.com
16-17   Dual-Clubs Free Flight Bonanza AMA, NFFS NC FGMC, SDO Lost Hills, CA Don Bartick, San Diego Orbiteers
dbartick@4-warddesign.com 760-789-3773
Doss Porter, FGMC
steve93612@comcast.net 559-251-0787
16-17   Spring Opener AMA, FAC,NFFS   WNYFFS Geneseo, NY wnyffs@rochester.rr.com 
17   Kids Contest & Monthly Scramble AMA, FAI, NFFS, SAM NC MMM Denver, CO www.themmmclub.com 
17   May Daze AMA, FAC   TTOMA Whitesburg, GA D. Crawford  770-698-8737  tum25@bellsouth.net 
24   Fun Fly SAM, AMA, FAC   MMAC North Branch, MN Don Monson  651-457-2321
23-24   Rebel Rally AMA, NFFS, SAM, FAC NC FMA Palm Bay, FL Bob Schuettler  loridabob@yahoo.com
30   Western States Championships AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM   OCD Rancho Cordova, CA C. Borland  candjborland@sbcglobal.net
916-457-4469
30-31   4th Henry Spence Memorial FAI, AMA, NFFS AC, NC, TC TCF Denton, TX Mark Troutman  daisydog77@hotmail.com
               
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JUNE
6-7   NOFFA  Contest AMA, NFFS   NOFFA Muncie, IN Rudy Kluiber, rjkhoncho@yahoo.com
7   Pinkham Field Irregulars & Glastonbury Modelers FAC   PFI, GM Rocky Hill, CT  
8-12 I AMA Nats/USIC Indoor, FAC, AMA, FAI   NFFS Colorado Springs, CO John Kagan  John_kagan@hotmail.com
10   SCAMPS Monthly AMA, SAM, NFFS   SCAMPS Perris, CA Dan Heinrich  AeronutD@CS.com
909-593-5789
13 I TTOMA Monthly Indoor Indoor, AMA, FAC   TTOMA Dunwoody, GA Nick Ray  lasray@gmail.com
13-14   June Contest AMA, NFFS, SAM, FAC NC FMA Palm Bay, FL Joe Clawson  claw3132bellsouth.com
14   MMAC Picnic Contest SAM, AMA, FAC   MMAC North Branch, MN Don Monson  651-457-2321
14   Spring Fling FAC   GM Rocky Hill, CT Steve Blanchard 203-415-7786
20-21   Inter-City Contest FAI, AMA, NFFS   CA, DBB Muncie, IN Bill Shailor, wmpshailor@comcast.net
26-28   RJK FF Contest AMA, NFFS     Muncie, IN Rudy and Jerri Kluiber
RJK Honcho@yahoo.com
27-28   June Bug Jamboree AMA   TTOMA Whitesburg, GA David Barfield  770-977-5517  gollywock@yahoo.com
               
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JULY
4-5   Dixie Nats AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM NC FMA Palm Bay, FL Ron Sharpton  386-767-6138
5   Pinkham Field Irregulars & Glastonbury Modelers FAC   PFI, GM Rocky Hill, CT  
8   SCAMPS Monthly AMA, SAM, NFFS   SCAMPS Perris, CA Dan Heinrich  AeronutD@CS.com
909-593-5789
10   Tui Cup F1E FAI  WC  MMM Denver, CO Jerry Murphy  jb_murphy@msn.com
719-685-3766
11-12   36th 14-Rounder/World Cup FAI, AMA, NFFS, SAM WC, AC, NC MMM Denver, CO Jerry Murphy  jb_murphy@msn.com
719-685-3766
12   Tui World Cup (NZL) at Denver FAI WC MMM Denver, CO Jerry Murphy  jb_murphy@msn.com
719-685-3766
12   Summer Meet SAM, AMA, FAC   MMAC North Branch, MN Dale Mendenhall  763-535-2976
16-19    Flying Aces Non-Nats   FAC   FAC Geneseo, NY www.flyingacesclub.com 
27-
8-3
  Senior World Championships FAI   FAI Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia www.ffmongolia2015.mn
27-31   AMA Outdoor Nationals AMA, FAI, SAM, FAC NC(E), AC AMA Muncie, IN Mike Fedor and Mark Troutman
               
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AUGUST
2   Pinkham Field Irregulars & Glastonbury Modelers FAC   PFI, GM Rocky Hill, CT  
9   Mid-Summer Melt FAC   PFI, GM Rocky Hill, CT Steve Blanchard 203-415-7786
12   SCAMPS Monthly AMA, SAM, NFFS   SCAMPS Perris, CA Dan Heinrich  AeronutD@CS.com
909-593-5789
14-16   Empire State Championships AMA, FAI, FAC, NFFS NC WNYFFS Geneseo, NY Lyle Whitford   whitford@localnet.com
15-16   Tulsa Glue Dobbers 65th Annual AMA, SAM, FAI, FAC, NFFS NC TGD Perry, OK Bob Hanford  918-251-7564  bhantulsa@cox.net
16   Almost Silent Meet SAM, AMA, FAC, NFFS   MMAC North Branch, MN Gary Oakins  651-429-3150
28-30   Pirate Challenge AMA, FAC, NFFS NC WNYFFS Geneseo, NY Lyle Whitford   whitford@localnet.com
29-30   CIA OT/NOS Contest      AMA, NFFS   CIA Muncie, IN Meredith Chamberlain, 765.643.1885
29-30   District V Champs AMA, NFFS, SAM, FAC AC FMA Palm Bay, FL Jim DeMerritte  727-712-0996
               
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SEPTEMBER
5   SGMA Combo AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM   OCD Rancho Cordova, CA C. Borland  candjborland@sbcglobal.net
916-457-4469
5-6   Dynasty Cup FAI FAI AC MMM Denver, CO Don DeLoach  ddeloach@comcast.net
719-964-7117
6   Pinkham Field Irregulars & Glastonbury Modelers FAC   PFI, GM Rocky Hill, CT  
5-7   50th Rocky Mountain Champs AMA, NFFS, SAM, FAC NC(E) MMM Denver, CO Don DeLoach  ddeloach@comcast.net
719-964-7117
9   SCAMPS Monthly AMA, SAM, NFFS   SCAMPS Perris, CA Dan Heinrich  AeronutD@CS.com
909-593-5789
11-13   Great Grape Gathering AMA, NFFS, FAC, SAM NC WNYFFS Geneseo, NY Lyle Whitford   whitford@localnet.com
13   Fall Mini-Meet AMA, NFFS   MMAC North Branch, MN Dave Edmonson 612-220-5239
17-18   OD   FF Championships       Muncie, IN Winnfield Moore, Winn_Moore@yahoo.com
19-20   Shut Up and Fly AMA, NFFS, SAM, FAC AC FMA Palm Bay, FL Dave Platt  321-724-2144
19-20   Texas Cloud Climbers Champs AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM AC, NC TCC Denton, TX Jan Langelius  langelius@hotmail.com
20   Fall Fly-In FAC   GM Rocky Hill, CT Paul Stott 203-258-3962
26-27   COFFC Contest      COFFC Muncie, IN Gil Morris gilcmor@wowway.com
26-27   Ted Dock Memorial  CIA Scale Contest        CIA Muncie, IN Pat Murray    pmurray@centerlinedesign.com
               
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OCTOBER
3-4   HAFFA Championships AMA, NFFS, SAM, FAC NC HAFFA Marion, Kan. Mike Basta  913-492-4830  mdb713@everstkc.net
3-4   43rd  Annual  CIA Regional Contest     CIA Muncie, IN Phil Sullivan, philsullivan@att.net
4   Pinkham Field Irregulars & Glastonbury Modelers FAC   PFI, GM Rocky Hill, CT  
11   Oktober Flug AMA, NFFS   MMAC North Branch, MN Dave Braun (651-731-6179)
14   SCAMPS Monthly AMA, SAM, NFFS   SCAMPS Perris, CA Dan Heinrich  AeronutD@CS.com
909-593-5789
18   Monthly Scramble AMA, FAI, NFFS, SAM NC MMM Denver, CO www.themmmclub.com 
19-23   SAM Championships SAM, NFFS NC SAM Boulder City, NV Jerry Rocha  www.antiquemodeler.org
21-24   WESTFAC V FAC   FAC Buckeye, AZ Roger Willis willisasoc@aol.com
24   NCFFC AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM   OCD Rancho Cordova, CA C. Borland  candjborland@sbcglobal.ne
916-457-4469
               
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NOVEMBER
1   Pinkham Field Irregulars & Glastonbury Modelers FAC   PFI, GM Rocky Hill, CT  
11   SCAMPS Monthly AMA, SAM, NFFS   SCAMPS Perris, CA Dan Heinrich  AeronutD@CS.com
909-593-5789
15   Turkey Fly FAC   PFI, GM Rocky Hill, CT Paul Stott 203-258-3962
               
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DECEMBER
6   Pinkham Field Irregulars & Glastonbury Modelers FAC   PFI, GM Rocky Hill, CT  
9   SCAMPS Monthly AMA, SAM, NFFS   SCAMPS Perris, CA Dan Heinrich  AeronutD@CS.com
909-593-5789
29-31   King Orange International AMA, NFFS, SAM, FAI AC, NC(E) FMA Palm Bay, FL Brian Malin  321-459-1061  brian@bmjrmodels.com
               
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