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AmCup scores and report, Aug 18,2022

Great competition flying in the first 60% of this 2022 AmCup season—18 of 30 contests complete. Overall, there are more entrants, but five events have zero or only one bonus point contest. This even with the new 2022-point allocation scheme that starts bonus points at 5 flyers (was 6 flyers). The separation between position looks closer with the new scoring system of increments now of 2 points opposed to the old 5 points. Now points are given 1st through 5th: 25,23,21,19,17 points plus any bonus points.

The F1A flyers can all fold their hands, Jama has an impressive 19-point lead, his 4 scores all have bonus points, two are 30 pointers. I am in second and will keep flying but a miracle is needed for anyone to overcome Jama.

Not as commanding as Jama’s lead, in F1B Alex Andriukov has a strong 9 point lead with 4 wins, two with bonus points. The flyers below him only have 1 or 2 wins.

In F1C, it looks like Faust Parker will be the only flyer that will meet the 3 flying site rule. Nevertheless, he has 100 points.

In F1P will we get another Mike Fedor vs Bob Hanford shoot out? At the 2021 AZ Champs these two went at it, Bob had a mechanical / set-up problem on his first flight and Mike won the contest and AmCup. Currently these are the only guys meeting the 3 site rule. The group of west coast flyers have spread the wins out between themselves. They also need to meet the 3 flying site rule so unless they burn some gas, (for example, Tangent, OR two AmCup contests this weekend) they do not look to challenge the TX-OK flyers.

Oh boy— better, Oh girl. What a Lost Hills October we will have in F1G. Tiff O’Dell is in the lead with Geralyn Jones close behind with Peter Brocks and Jerry Fitch in striking position. The Columbine and Centennial Denver contests resulted in two ties in F1G with the first 3 mentioned above in them. AmCup approved the tie breaker to be held at Lost Hills in October.

If not for Blake Jensen in F1H, the event would be lacking any luster. Blake has won 5 contests already and will likely add to that at Tangent this weekend. I had hoped as in previous NATs there would be at least one bonus point and that I would win. I did win but no bonus points. Where did all the Top Kicks go? So sadly, F1H has become an event where most contests are solo flyers getting their 25 point wins. Now to Blakes credit, he and I went head-to-head at 3 contests, and he beat me all 3 times. Mike Fedor, 2021 F1H winner is in 3rd.

Substitute Faust Parker for Blake and the F1J story is the same as F1H. Only 3 contests to date with three flyers. the rest had only 1 or 2 entrants, i.e., no bonus points. At this rate Faust will be the only one to meet the 3 flying site rule.

Big “Electric’, F1Q is a bit better than F1H and J but no bonus points (I.e., no contests with 5 or more competitors). There are 4 flyers meeting the 3 site rule. Julie Parker holds a 2 point lead over Jack Murphy. Bob Sifleet and Ben Tarcher (2021 winner) are in striking distance, Both Bob and Ben need a third flying site.

Little “Electric”, F1S. Now we have some life! Here Jack and Julie are flipped, Jack is in the lead by 6 points over Julie. Both have bonus points, but Jack has more wins. Will October Lost Hills set up another end of the year AZ Champs shoot out in F1S?

Now to the top of the hills, F1E. Another Denver-created situation will make for an interesting Lost Hills in October. The F1E USA team was decided at the Denver Finals, Tom Ioerger, Peter Brocks, Gerlyn Jones and Bob Sifleet (only 4 entrants). This was also the Centennial Cup. Only 3 rounds were completed before a total blow out. While this was sufficient for the Team selection with the understanding that the F1E team has the option to send 4 team members since one of the team is female (yay Geralyn!). Anyway, SCAT discussed and decided to stick with the 4 round minimum needed for a valid contest. Therefore, it was agreed that the contest will be completed at Lost Hills in Oct. Plenty of Lost Hills action in October. Oh yea, there’s the USA Team Finals too!

Editorial: While reviewing the NFFs competition calendar and the current AmCup calendar, it became apparent that over the last several years we have lost more contests than have been added. The rules cap the number of contests at 34, we are below that at 30. With 9 AmCup contests at Lost Hills, more there is not needed. Jack Murphy has the newest AmCup contest, the Casino Cup in UT. It is struggling with low attendance due to traveling distance for most, but it does give one more option to meet the 3 flying site requirement. My one observation on the Muncie and Wayawanda reduction of AmCup contests is the lack of CDs willing to run contests. Time for some new CD’s to step-up.

Thanks to all the clubs and CD’s that run our contests, without them we’d all be “fun flyers”.
It is too early to know if we’ll be returning to the Lost Hills Recreation center in February 2023 for the 2022 AmCup banquet. I’d like to do that, but the county Rec Center rules will dictate. The 2021 award ceremony on the Lost Hills field this past February worked out, we had good weather and all who attended enjoyed— and the price was right—SCAT paid for snacks from Gabby’s.
As always, send corrections via email.

Jim Parker <N89015@aol.com> SCAT AmCup Administrator


America Cup results – with individual placings

Key to competition abbreviations and number of sportsmen:
SWR   9  1
Kiw  14  2
NAC   6  3
MM   15  4
SCA   9  5
SAN   4  6
NCA   1  7
Srn   3  8
Spe   1  9
Act   1  10
Cas  -x- 11
Hat   3  12
I-C  -x- 13
COL   2  14
CEN   3  15
NAT   6  16
Hur   6  17
Can   0  18

F1A
1   Danier, Jama         112  Kiw-1 NAC-1* MM-1 Hat-1* NAT-1 Hur-1
2   Parker, Jim           96  Kiw-4 NAC-3* MM-4* SCA-5* Srn-2 Spe-1 NAT-2
3   Brocks, Peter         89  NAC-5 SAN-1 COL-1 CEN-3
4   Rosenzweig, Shlomi    78  SWR-1 MM-2 SCA-4
5   Bauer, Ken            77  Kiw-3 SCA-2 SAN-3* NCA-1
6   Barron,  Andrew       71  MM-3 Hat-2 Hur-3
7   Puhakka, Risto        69  SWR-4 Kiw-5 CEN-1
8   VanNest, Brian        65  SWR-5 MM-5 SAN-2
9   Pecenkovic, Enes      56  Kiw-2 NAC-2* SCA-1
10  McQuade, Pete         46  COL-2 CEN-2
10  Barron, Peter         46  Act-1 Hat-3
12  Pecenkovic, Jasminka  44  SWR-3 NAC-4
13  McKeever, Mike        26  SWR-2
14  Fedor, Mike           25  Srn-1
15  Secor, Randy          24  SCA-3
15  Lenartovicz, Chris    24  Hur-2
17  Ulm, Gene             22  NAT-3
18  Spence, Steve         21  Srn-3
19  MacKenzie, Patrick    20  NAT-4
19  Nikolajeras, Vidas    20  Hur-4
21  Donnelly, Jenifer     19  SAN-4
22  Langelius, Jan        18  NAT-5
22  Farkas, Leslie        18  Hur-5

Key to competition abbreviations and number of sportsmen:
SWR   5  1
Kiw  12  2
NAC   9  3
MM   -x- 4
SCA   6  5
SAN   7  6
NCA   3  7
Srn  -x- 8
Spe  -x- 9
Act   1  10
Cas  -x- 11
Hat   3  12
I-C   6  13
COL   2  14
CEN   3  15
NAT   7  16
Hur   8  17

F1B
1   Andriukov, Alex    105  Kiw-2 NAC-1 Hat-1 NAT-2
2   Fitch, Jerry        96  SWR-2 Kiw-3 NAC-3 SCA-4* NCA-2
3   Jensen, Blake       93  SWR-1 SAN-4 COL-2 CEN-2
4   Schlosberg, Aram    92  Act-1 Hat-3 NAT-5 Hur-1
5   Ghio, Walt          89  SWR-3 MM-5 SCA-2 NCA-3
6   Jones, Charles      86  Kiw-5 MM-4 SAN-5* I-C-4 CEN-3
6   Felix, Ron          86  SWR-5 SCA-1 Hat-2 Hur-5
8   Simon, Greg         68  I-C-3 NAT-3 Hur-3
9   Norvall, Larry      61  SWR-4 SCA-5 SAN-3
10  Malkhasyan, Sevak   57  Kiw-1 NAC-5* MM-2
11  Kovhavi, Itti (jr)  52  MM-1 SCA-3
11  Davis, Mike         52  SAN-1 NCA-1
13  Horak, Ladi         51  NAC-2 Hur-2
14  Pivonka, Jace       50  COL-1 CEN-1
15  Simon, Evan         38  I-C-5 NAT-4
16  MacKenzie, Patrick  27  NAT-1
17  Piserchio, Bob      26  MM-3
17  Sifleet, Bob        26  I-C-1
19  Booth, Bill         25  SAN-2
20  MacCleery, Rich     24  I-C-2
21  Schroedter,Martin   23  Kiw-4
22  McGluckin, Derek    22  NAC-4
23  Mathews, Tony       21  Hur-4

Key to competition abbreviations and number of sportsmen:
SWR   1  1
Kiw   4  2
NAC   3  3
MM    8  4
SCA   1  5
SAN  -x- 6
NCA  -x- 7
Srn   1  8
Spe   1  9
Act  -x- 10
Cas  -x- 11
Hat  -x- 12
I-C  -x- 13
COL  -x- 14
CEN  -x- 15
NAT   1  16
Hur   1  17

F1C
1   Parker,  Faust     102  SWR-1 Kiw-2* NAC-3* MM-1 Srn-1 Spe-1 NAT-1*
2   Menanno, Guy        50  NAC-1 SCA-1
3   Ellington, Jeff     48  Kiw-1 MM-3
4   Buskell, John       42  NAC-2 MM-5
5   Malkhasyan, Taron   25  MM-2
5   Shvedenkov, Yury    25  Hur-1
7   Chesson, Don        21  MM-4
7   Roberts, Mike       21  Kiw-3

Key to competition abbreviations and number of sportsmen:
SWR   2  1
Kiw   1  2
NAC  -x- 3
MM    5  4
SCA   2  5
SAN  -x- 6
NCA  -x- 7
Srn   2  8
Spe   1  9
Act  -x- 10
Cas  -x- 11
Hat  -x- 12
I-C  -x- 13
COL  -x- 14
CEN  -x- 15
NAT   4  16
Hur  -x- 17

F1P
1   Hanford, Bob        94  SWR-1 Srn-1 Spe-1 NAT-4
2   Fedor, Mike         68  MM-3 Srn-2 NAT-2
3   Kelly, Jim          49  MM-2 SCA-1
4   Kerger, Terry       45  Kiw-1 MM-5* SCA-2
5   Secor. Randy        26  MM-1
6   Hayden  Ashworth    25  NAT-1
7   Schneider, Glenn    23  SWR-2
8   Jim (North) Parker  21  NAT-3
9   Johannes, David     20  MM-4

Key to competition abbreviations and number of sportsmen:
SWR   5  1
Kiw   7  2
NAC  -x- 3
MM    6  4
SCA   3  5
SAN   4  6
NCA   1  7
Srn  -x- 8
Spe  -x- 9
Act   3  10
Cas   1  11
Hat   3  12
I-C   3  13
COL   5  14
CEN   5  15
NAT  14  16
Hur  -x- 17

F1G
1   O’Dell, Tiffaney    99  SWR-1 Kiw-4* MM-1 SAN-1 COL-1* CEN-1
2   Jones, Geralyn      95  Kiw-1 MM-3* SAN-2 I-C-2 COL-1* CEN-1
3   Brocks, Peter       86  SWR-2 Kiw-5* MM-4 SAN-4* COL-4 CEN-1
4   Fitch, Jerry        69  SWR-4 Kiw-3* MM-2 SCA-1
5   McGrath, John       67  Cas-1 COL-3 CEN-4
6   DeLoach, Don        58  SWR-3 COL-5 CEN-5
7   Rousseau, Don       50  Act-1 Hat-1
8   Horak, Ladi         45  Kiw-2 MM-4
9   Richardson, Mike    44  SCA-2 SAN-3
10  Buss, Bill          42  Act-3 Hat-3
11  Gerspacher, David   30  NAT-1
12  Simon, Greg         28  NAT-2
13  Mills, David        26  NAT-3
14  Markos, Chuck       25  I-C-1
14  Davis, Mike         25  NCA-1
16  Gerspacher, Kyle    24  NAT-4
17  Gross, Jerry        23  Hat-2
17  Clapp, John         23  Act-2
19  Matsuno, Chris      22  NAT-5
20  Pykelny, Mike       21  SCA-3
20  Crowley, Paul       21  I-C-3
22  Ghio, Walt          19  Kiw-6
23  Petersen, Alan      18  SWR-5

Key to competition abbreviations and number of sportsmen:
SWR   4  1
Kiw   2  2
NAC  -x- 3
MM    4  4
SCA   1  5
SAN   1  6
NCA  -x- 7
Srn   2  8
Spe  -x- 9
Act  -x- 10
Cas  -x- 11
Hat  -x- 12
I-C  -x- 13
COL  -x- 14
CEN   1  15
NAT   3  16
Hur  -x- 17

F1H
1   Jensen, Blake      100  SWR-1 Kiw-1 MM-1 SAN-1* CEN-1
2   Parker, Jim         98  SWR-3* Kiw-2 MM-3* SCA-1 Srn-1 NAT-1
3   Fedor, Mike         69  MM-2 Srn-2 NAT-2
4   Bauer, Ken          23  SWR-2
5   Reuter, Wes         21  NAT-3
6   VanNest, Brian      19  SWR-4
6   Ulm, Gene           19  MM-4

Key to competition abbreviations and number of sportsmen:
SWR   4  1
Kiw   2  2
NAC  -x- 3
MM    6  4
SCA  -x- 5
SAN  -x- 6
NCA  -x- 7
Srn   1  8
Spe  -x- 9
Act  -x- 10
Cas  -x- 11
Hat  -x- 12
I-C  -x- 13
COL  -x- 14
CEN  -x- 15
NAT   3  16
Hur  -x- 17

F1J
1   Parker, Faust       99  SWR-3* Kiw-1 MM-2 Srn-1 NAT-1
2   Kerger, Terry       45  Kiw-2 MM-3
3   Fedor, Mike         39  MM-5 NAT-3
4   Johannes, David     26  MM-1
5   McKeever, Mike      25  SWR-1
6   Schneider, Glenn    23  SWR-2
6   Hanford, Bob        23  NAT-2
8   Secor, Randy        20  MM-4
9   Bartick, Don        19  SWR-4

Key to competition abbreviations and number of sportsmen:
SWR   2  1
Kiw   4  2
NAC   4  3
MM    4  4
SCA   2  5
SAN   1  6
NCA   2  7
Srn   1  8
Spe   1  9

F1Q
1   Parker, Julie       98  SWR-2* Kiw-2* NAC-1 MM-3* Srn-1 Spe-1 NAT-2
2   Murphy, Jack        96  SWR-1 Kiw-3* NAC-3* MM-2* NCA-2 COL-1 CEN-2 NAT-4*
3   Sifleet, Bob        75  I-C-1 COL-2* CEN-1 NAT-1
3   Tarcher, Ben        75  Kiw-1 NAC-2* MM-1 SCA-1* NCA-1
5   Richardson, Mike    45  SCA-2 SAN-1
6   Ioerger, Tom        38  Kiw-4* NAC-4 MM-4
7   Schlosberg, Aram    25  Hat-1
8   Seachrist, David    21  NAT-3

Key to competition abbreviations and number of sportsmen:
SWR  10  1
Kiw   6  2
NAC  -x- 3
MM    9  4
SCA   4  5
SAN   2  6
NCA   4  7
Srn   1  8
Spe  -x- 9
Act  -x- 10
Cas   1  11
Hat  -x- 12
I-C   3  13
COL   2  14
CEN   3  15
NAT   7  16
Hur  -x- 17

F1S
1   Murphy, Jack          103  SWR-2 Kiw-1 MM-2 NCA-1 Cas-1* COL-1* CEN-1* NAT-2*
2   Parker, Julie          97  SWR-4 Kiw-3 MM-1 Srn-1 NAT-4*
3   Norvall, Larry         88  SWR-3 Kiw-4 SCA-2 NCA-3
4   Murphy, Jerry          66  SWR-5 COL-2 CEN-2
5   Sifleet, Bob           48  I-C-1 NAT-3
6   VanNest, Janna         45  MM-5 SAN-1
6   Sechrist, David        45  Kiw-5 NAT-1
8   Menano, Guy            43  MM-4 SCA-3
9   Tarcher, Ben           38  SCA-4 NCA-4
10  Morris, George         28  SWR-1
11  VanNest, Brian         25  SCA-1
12  Donnelly, Skylar (jr)  24  MM-3
12  Kerger, Terry          24  Kiw-2
14  Edmondson, Lynn        23  SAN-2
14  Lorbiecki, John        23  I-C-2
14  Masterman, Paul        23  NCA-2
17  Freeland, Mark         21  I-C-3
17  Pangell, Rick          21  CEN-3
19  Noldy, Maria           19  NAT-5

Key to competition abbreviations and number of sportsmen:
SWR  -x- 1
Kiw   5  2
Cax  -x- 3
Cal   6  4
AzC   3  5
SAN   6  6
NCA  -x- 7
Srn  -x- 8
Spe  -x- 9
Act  -x- 10
Cas  -x- 11
Hat  -x- 12
I-C  -x- 13
COL  -x- 14
CEN   4  15
NAT  -x- 16
Hur  -x- 17

F1E
1   Brocks, Peter       69  Kiw-3 Cal-4* AzC-2 SAN-2 CEN-1*
2   Van Nest, Brian     64  Kiw-2 Cal-5 SAN-3
3   Parsons, David      63  Cal-2 AzC-3 SAN-5
4   Jones, Geralyn      60  Kiw-5 Cal-3 SAN-4 CEN-1*
5   Ioerger, Tom        52  Kiw-1 Cal-1 CEN-1*
6   Terzian, Fred       51  AzC-1 SAN-1
7   Tarcher, Ben        20  Kiw-4
8   Sifleet, Bob         0  CEN-1*


 

Euro Champs

Hot , some breeze ?

So far one set of results
F1A
1   Per Findahl     Sweden   240 240 180 180 180 180 180 1380 360 480 490 2710
2  Boštjan Bagari  Slovenia 240 240 180 180 180 180 180 1380 360 480 450 2670
3  Emmanuel Ragot  France   240 240 180 180 180 180 180 1380 360 480 38 2608

As we write this F1B is still going on with 12 going into the second FO round

Where to find the results of the Euro Champs

http://www.euchamp2022.prilepcup.info/

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