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Northern Illinois Rocketry Conference

  • March 14, 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • First Presbyterian Church, Woodstock

An Invitation to Northern Illinois Rocketry Conference 2020 (NIRCON 2020), Saturday, March 14, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

What: Northern Illinois Rocketry Conference 2020 (NIRCON 2020)

A one day convention modeled on NAR’s national NARCON event with speakers, rocket display with “People’s Choice” voting for best model, and a prize raffle, sponsored by the Fox Valley Rocketeers (FVR), NAR Section #683.

When: Saturday, March 14, 2020. (Moved later than normal due to schedule conflicts among FVR members). Registration opens at 8:15 AM and convention activities begin at 9:00 AM

Where: First Presbyterian Church, 2018 North Route 47, Woodstock, IL (Moved due to lack of space at Woodstock North High School).

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Raffle Tickets / Lunch:

$7 – Lunch: Sandwich, chips and drink

$10 – Lunch AND 4 raffle tickets

Additional Raffle Tickets $1 / Six for $5

Workshops: (subject to change):

Standard Sled Designs for Rocket Electronics - Sather Ranum

Refurbish Your Fleet - Mike Moran

Gimbaling Your Scale Model - Guy Gehlhausen

Superroc Stiffness Analysis - Bob Zurek

Rocket Display:“People’s Choice” awards for both Adult and “Best Junior (under 18) Model” Bring your best birds to show the rest of the world your rocketry skill.

Come join the Fox Valley Rocketeers for a day of sport rocketry fun!

Click here for complete details.

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