Free Flight Calendar

Last update: January 12, 2023

Al Timko Launching his Wanderer, Flying Aces Club Non-Nats.

Al Timko Launching his Wanderer, Flying Aces Club Non-Nats.

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

Underlined contests are linked to fliers with detailed information.
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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
digest@freeflight.org

January 2023

Jan 5 I  Trinity Lutheran IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Burr Ridge, IL, — More Info: Phil Binter phil_binter@hotmail.com
Jan 7 I  Okie Flyers IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: OF — Oklahoma City, OK, — More Info: Tom Solinski 405-414-6947 tomskio4@gmail.com
Jan 8 Taibi MemorialEvents: SAM — Sponsor: SCAMPS — Perris, CA, — More Info: Dan Heinrich AeronutD@CS.com 909-593-5789
Jan 8 I  Indoor ContestEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: WMC — Glastonbury, CT, — More Info: John Koptonak gliderguider@comcast.net
Jan 10 - Jan 12 King Orange InternationalsEvents: AMA, NFFS, SAM, FAI — Cup: AC, NC(E) — Sponsor: FMA — Palm Bay, FL, — More Info: Skeeter Surguine carverpop@aol.com
Jan 12 I  Trinity Lutheran IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Burr Ridge, IL, — More Info: Phil Binter phil_binter@hotmail.com
Jan 12 I  Cloudbusters Monthly IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: DC — Pontiac, MI, — More Info: George Bredehoft george.bredehoft@gmail.com
Jan 14 - Jan 16 Southwest RegionalsEvents: AMA, NFFS, FAC, FAI — Cup: AC, NC — Sponsor: SWC — Eloy, AZ, — More Info: Tom Gaylor (AMA) 602-510-9898 Peter Brocks (FAI) brocksarizona@cox.net
Jan 15 I  Monthly IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAI, FAC — Sponsor: MMAC — New Brighton, MI, — More Info: Dennis Batty denn@dennisbatty.com
Jan 15 I  Willamette Modelers Club IndoorEvents: AMA, FAI, FAC — Sponsor: WMC — Albany OR, — More Info: Bob Stalick freefliter@aol.com 541-928-8101
Jan 19 I  Trinity Lutheran IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Burr Ridge, IL, — More Info: Phil Binter phil_binter@hotmail.com
Jan 21 I  Okie Flyers IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: OF — Oklahoma City, OK, — More Info: Tom Solinski 405-414-6947 tomskio4@gmail.com
Jan 21 I  WHAM Indoor FlyingEvents: Indoor — Sponsor: WHAM — Wellington, KS, — More Info: Jeff Englert info@wichitafreeflight.org
Jan 22 I  Monthly IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: MMM — Manitou Spgs., CO, — More Info: Darold Jones jdarold@msn.com
Jan 26 I  Trinity Lutheran IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Burr Ridge, IL, — More Info: Phil Binter phil_binter@hotmail.com

February 2023

Feb 4 I  Okie Flyers IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: OF — Oklahoma City, OK, — More Info: Tom Solinski 405-414-6947 tomskio4@gmail.com
Feb 9 I  Cloudbusters Monthly IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: DC — Pontiac, MI, — More Info: George Bredehoft george.bredehoft@gmail.com
Feb 11 - Feb 12 Isaacson Classic & Kiwi CupEvents: FAI, AMA, NFFS, SAM — Cup: WC, AC — Sponsor: SCAT — Lost Hills, CA, — More Info: Glenn Schneider gtodds@sbcglobal.net
Feb 12 I  Monthly IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: WMC — Glastonbury, CT, — More Info: John Koptonak gliderguider@comcast.net
Feb 12 I  Monthly IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: MMM — Manitou Spgs., CO, — More Info: Darold Jones jdarold@msn.com
Feb 12 I  Willamette Modelers Club IndoorEvents: AMA, FAI, FAC — Sponsor: WMC — Albany OR, — More Info: Bob Stalick freefliter@aol.com 541-928-8101
Feb 13 Kiwi Cup F1EEvents: FAI — Cup: WC, AC — Sponsor: SCAT — Lost Hills, CA, — More Info: Glenn Schneider gtodds@sbcglobal.net
Feb 14 - Feb 15 FMA Record TrialsEvents: AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM — Sponsor: FMA — Palm Bay, FL, — More Info: Rex Hinson rexh@tampabay.rr.com
Feb 15 North American CupEvents: FAI — Cup: WC, AC — Sponsor: SCAT — Lost Hills, CA, — More Info: Tony Mathews tmathews180@gmail.com
Feb 16 California Cup F1EEvents: FAI — Cup: WC, AC — Sponsor: SCAT — Lost Hills, CA, — More Info: Glenn Schneider gtodds@sbcglobal.net
Feb 17 - Feb 19 Bob White Max Men InternationalEvents: FAI — Cup: WC, AC — Sponsor: SCAT — Lost Hills, CA, — More Info: Bill Booth wakefieldarch@outlook.com 760-842-1079
Feb 18 I  Okie Flyers IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: OF — Oklahoma City, OK, — More Info: Tom Solinski 405-414-6947 tomskio4@gmail.com
Feb 19 I  Monthly IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAI, FAC — Sponsor: MMAC — New Brighton, MI, — More Info: Dennis Batty denn@dennisbatty.com
Feb 20 President’s CupEvents: AMA, FAI, NFFS — Cup: NC — Sponsor: PMAC — Eloy, AZ, — More Info: Tom Gaylor 480-892-0338  wtgaylor@q.com
Feb 25 SGMA Spring BashEvents: AMA, FAI, NFFS — Sponsor: SGMA — Rancho Cordova, CA, — More Info: Walt Ghio f1bwalt@comcast.net

March 2023

Mar 4 I  Okie Flyers IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: OF — Oklahoma City, OK, — More Info: Tom Solinski 405-414-6947 tomskio4@gmail.com
Mar 5 I  Monthly IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: WMC — Glastonbury, CT, — More Info: John Koptonak gliderguider@comcast.net
Mar 9 I  Cloudbusters Monthly IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: DC — Pontiac, MI, — More Info: George Bredehoft george.bredehoft@gmail.com
Mar 12 I  Monthly IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAI, FAC — Sponsor: MMAC — New Brighton, MI, — More Info: Dennis Batty denn@dennisbatty.com
Mar 12 I  Willamette Modelers Club IndoorEvents: AMA, FAI, FAC — Sponsor: WMC — Albany OR, — More Info: Bob Stalick freefliter@aol.com 541-928-8101
Mar 14 - Mar 15 FMA Record TrialsEvents: AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM — Sponsor: FMA — Palm Bay, FL, — More Info: Rex Hinson rexh@tampabay.rr.com
Mar 18 - Mar 19 SCAT AnnualEvents: FAI, AMA, NFFS — Cup: AC — Sponsor: SCAT — Lost Hills, CA, — More Info: Jim Parker 818-892-4110 N89015@aol.com
Mar 18 I  Okie Flyers IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: OF — Oklahoma City, OK, — More Info: Tom Solinski 405-414-6947 tomskio4@gmail.com
Mar 19 I  Monthly IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: MMM — Manitou Spgs., CO, — More Info: Darold Jones jdarold@msn.com
Mar 19 St. Patty’s BashEvents: AMA, FAI, NFFS — Cup: NC — Sponsor: PMAC — Eloy, AZ, — More Info: Tom Gaylor 480-892-0338  wtgaylor@gmail.com
Mar 25 Sierra ChampsEvents: AMA, FAI, NFFS — Cup: NC — Sponsor: NCFFC — Rancho Cordova, CA, — More Info: Chris Borland candjborland@surewest.net

April 2023

Apr 1 I  Monthly IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: MMM — Manitou Spgs., CO, — More Info: Darold Jones jdarold@msn.com
Apr 1 - Apr 2 I  Willamette Modelers Club IndoorEvents: AMA, FAI, FAC — Sponsor: WMC — Albany OR, — More Info: Bob Stalick freefliter@aol.com 541-928-8101
Apr 1 - Apr 2 I  4th Annual Jim Richmond OpenEvents: AMA, NFFS, FAC, FAI — Sponsor: IFFS — West Baden Springs, IN, — More Info: Rey Mazzocco aprivpilot@gmail.com
Apr 9 I  Monthly IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAI, FAC — Sponsor: MMAC — New Brighton, MI, — More Info: Dennis Batty denn@dennisbatty.com
Apr 13 - Apr 16 San Valeers AnnualEvents: AMA, FAI, NFFS — Cup: AC, NC — Sponsor: SV — Lost Hills, CA, — More Info: AMA Terry Thorkildsen 805-495-6135 FAI: Mike Thompson 805-404-6173
Apr 15 - Apr 16 South Jersey Flying CircusEvents: FAC — Sponsor: FAC36 — Hammonton, NJ, — More Info: http://www.oldwakefields.com/113221.html
Apr 22 - Apr 23 I  Kent State IndoorEvents: AMA, NFFS, FAC, FAI — Kent State, OH, — More Info: David Lindley IndoorFFSupply@outlook.com
Apr 22 - Apr 23 I  Round Valley IndoorEvents: Indoor — Sponsor: PMC — Eager, AZ, — More Info: Tom Gaylor 602-510-9898 wtgaylor1@gmail.com

May 2023

May 5 - May 7 WNYFFS Spring OpenerEvents: AMA, FAC, NFFS — Sponsor: WNYFFS — Geneseo, NY, — More Info: Mark Rzadca wnyffs@rochester.rr.com
May 9 - May 10 FMA Record TrialsEvents: AMA, NFFS, FAI, SAM — Sponsor: FMA — Palm Bay, FL, — More Info: Rex Hinson rexh@tampabay.rr.com
May 20 - May 21 Kudzu ClassicEvents: AMA, NFFS, FAC — Sponsor: CAFFA, DCM — Raeford, NC, — More Info: Jimmy Jordan jjordan18@ec.rr.com

June 2023

Jun 3 - Jun 4 NOFFAEvents: AMA, NFFS — Cup: NC — Sponsor: DBB — Muncie, IN, — More Info: Rudy Kluiber rjkhoncho@yahoo.com 216-226-6838
Jun 3 Western States ChampsEvents: AMA, FAI, NFFS — Cup: NC — Sponsor: NCFFC — Rancho Cordova, CA, — More Info: Chris Borland candjborland@surewest.net
Jun 3 - Jun 4 Intercities FAIEvents: FAI — Cup: AC — Sponsor: DBB — Muncie, IN,
Jun 10 - Jun 11 51st CIA AnnualEvents: AMA, NFFS, SAM — Cup: NC — Sponsor: CIA — Muncie, IN, — More Info: M. Abernathy 765-748-6040 ww2eflyer@yahoo.com
Jun 11 MMAC Picnic ContestEvents: SAM, AMA, FAC — Sponsor: MMAC — North Branch, MI, — More Info: Dennis Batty denn@dennisbatty.com
Jun 16 - Jun 17 Empire State ChampionshipsEvents: AMA, NFFS, FAC, SAM — Sponsor: WNYFFS — Geneseo, NY, — More Info: Ruth Ann Bane windwhip47@aol.com
Jun 16 - Jun 17 Casino CupEvents: AMA, FAI, NFFS — Cup: AC, NC — Wendover, UT, — More Info: Jack Murphy jack.murphy@cbrealty.com
Jun 19 - Jun 23 I  USIC/Indoor NATSEvents: AMA, NFFS, FAC, FAI — Cup: WC — Sponsor: AMA — Moscow, ID, — More Info: Bruce Kimball iflyhlg@hotmail.com

July 2023

Jul 7 F1E World CupEvents: FAI — Cup: WC — Sponsor: MMM — Denver, CO, — More Info: Pete McQuade petemcqA2@aol.com
Jul 8 - Jul 9 41st MMM 14-RounderEvents: FAI, AMA, NFFS, SAM — Cup: AC, NC — Sponsor: MMM — Denver, CO, — More Info: Pete McQuade petemcqA2@aol.com
Jul 9 Summer MeetEvents: SAM, AMA, FAC, NFFS — Sponsor: MMAC — North Branch, MI, — More Info: Dennis Batty denn@dennisbatty.com
Jul 17 - Jul 21 AMA Outdoor Nationals/USOCEvents: AMA, FAI, SAM, FAC, NFFS — Cup: NC(E), AC — Sponsor: AMA — Muncie, IN, — More Info: www.modelaircraft.org

August 2023

Aug 12 - Aug 19 F1A-B-C World ChampionshipsEvents: FAI — Sponsor: FAI — Moncontour, France, — More Info: fai.org
Aug 13 Almost Silent MeetEvents: SAM, AMA, FAC, NFFS — Sponsor: MMAC — North Branch, MI, — More Info: Dennis Batty denn@dennisbatty.com
Aug 16 - Aug 20 Tangent Classic & FAI ChallengeEvents: FAI — Cup: AC — Sponsor: WMC — Tangent, OR, — More Info: Blake Jensen 503-666-7832
Aug 18 - Aug 20 WNYFFS Pirate ChallengeEvents: AMA, FAC, NFFS — Sponsor: WNYFFS — Geneseo, NY, — More Info: Mark Rzadca wnyffs@rochester.rr.com

September 2023

Sep 2 - Sep 3 Dynasty Cup FAIEvents: FAI — Cup: AC — Sponsor: MMM — Denver, CO, — More Info: Don DeLoach ddeloach@comcast.net 719-964-7117
Sep 2 - Sep 4 57th Rocky Mountain ChampsEvents: AMA, NFFS, SAM, FAC — Cup: NC(E) — Sponsor: MMM — Denver, CO, — More Info: Don DeLoach ddeloach@comcast.net 719-964-7117
Sep 8 - Sep 10 Great Grape GatheringEvents: AMA, NFFS, FAC, SAM — Cup: NC — Sponsor: WNYFFS — Geneseo, NY, — More Info: Roy Smith aeronut@kos.net
Sep 9 SGMA Combo ContestEvents: AMA, FAI, NFFS — Cup: NC — Sponsor: NCFFC — Rancho Cordova, CA, — More Info: Chris Borland candjborland@surewest.net
Sep 10 Fall Mini Model MeetEvents: SAM, AMA, FAC, NFFS — Sponsor: MMAC — North Branch, MI, — More Info: Dennis Batty denn@dennisbatty.com

October 2023

Oct 8 Fall Mini Model MeetEvents: SAM, AMA, FAC, NFFS — Sponsor: MMAC — North Branch, MI, — More Info: Dennis Batty denn@dennisbatty.com
Oct 14 - Oct 15 CIA Nostalgia AnnualEvents: AMA, NFFS, SAM — Cup: NC — Sponsor: CIA — Muncie, IN, — More Info: M. Abernathy 765-748-6040 ww2eflyer@yahoo.com

November 2023

Nov 4 SGMAEvents: AMA, FAI, NFFS — Cup: NC — Sponsor: NCFFC — Rancho Cordova, CA, — More Info: Chris Borland candjborland@surewest.net
Nov 13 I  Monthly IndoorEvents: Indoor, AMA, FAI, FAC — Sponsor: MMAC — New Brighton, MI, — More Info: Dennis Batty denn@dennisbatty.com