2019 Contest – $5 Dollar Mile

Entry Information

Entry Fee: $5 per flight (no limit on number of flights)

Make sure to declare your flight as “$5 Mile Contest” flight prior to launch.

There will be a contest registration sign-up sheet at the flight table.

Deposit your entry fees with the club’s Contest Director.


Build and fly a model rocket that will reach as close to 5,280 feet AGL without going over.


Build Constraints

The rocket must be stable and constructed with materials approved by NAR or Tripoli, you may also use a kit.

Tie Breakers

  • Lowest motor impulse
  • Least number of attempted flights


3 kits will be available for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place along with a share of the entry fees collected.

Cash prizes for First, Second and Third place will be a % of the entry fees collected.

First Place: 60% of entry fees.

Second Place: 30% of entry fees.

Third Place: 10% of entry fees.

Recorded Flights

Date Flyer Altitude (ft) Motor
May 1 Scott Dukes
May 31 – MHM Scott Dukes 4,756 H136
Jesse Frey 5,428 I229 DQ
Brian Houghton 5,094 I300
Brian Houghton 5,207 I287
George Barnes 5,575 I405 DQ
Bill Mott 4,332
Tim Thomas 3,039
June 1 – MHM Jesse Frey
David Pinter 5,561 DQ
Tim Thomas
Jack Matthews 5,935 DQ
Brad Morse DQ
David Pinter
Steve Jensen 5,155


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