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The Texas Shootout

When:
Saturday, May 29, 2021 to Monday, May 31, 2021
Where:
Seymour, TX Field
Seymour Launch Site

Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Matt Bukin
 
Ray Shepard
(972) 977-5836 (c)
Category:
Seymour Launch
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
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The Texas Shootout
Launch Registration
Saturday Night Dinner

We are excited to announce the first Annual Texas Shootout 





Tripoli North Texas is excited to host the first ever all Texas Tripoli launch at our field in Seymour, TX.  While the main focus of this launch is to unite all of the Texas clubs, registration is open to any rocketeer, regardless of location, that would like to attend!!.

This will be a 3 day launch over the Memorial day weekend.  May 29th, 30th, and 31st.  

We have made some enhancements to the registration process so please read the information below and on the web page that is dedicated to the Seymour field.  


The following guidelines will apply for The Texas Shootout:


1.  Advanced Online Pre-Registration for this event is required!!.  You can register online by using the registration button on the calendar event to complete the process.   

2.  The launch will be conducted on land owned by a private individual and will require all fliers to sign a liability waiver to participate. Agreement to this waiver will be included in the online registration process. 

3.  To participate in this launch - you must be a registered national member of TRA or NAR with a currently active status. Please be prepared to present your membership card when you check in at the field.  

 

4.  As this is a 3 day launch, the launch fees will be:

Low Power: $  0.00

Students Members: $15.00

TNT Club Members: $40.00

Non TNT Members: $40.00

Note: There is also a small PayPal fee applied at registration.  


5.  A "Porta Potty" will be provided on site.  

6.  We will continue to follow the CDC guidelines during our launch:

A.  If you feel sick - Please Stay Home !

B.  Social Distancing - Please keep a six-foot distance between you and others while in the public areas, around the Check-in tent, and the RSO station

C.  Pop-up Canopies - Please leave 10 ft. between you and your neighbor

D.  Masks are to be worn when in the public areas which include the Check-in tent, RSO station, and while out on the range

E.  Flight cards - Please collect your flight cards at check-in and fill them out at your set-up area using your own pen. 
 

Event Details: 

Please see the attached weblink for all the details on the launch site location, altitude waiver, and the lodging accommodations in the surrounding area. 


Launch Setup:

Friday the 27th Afternoon - Volunteers are appreciated!! 

Launch Schedule:

Saturday the 29th: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday the 30th: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Monday the 31th: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Social Event:

There will be a catered dinner on Saturday the 29th.  The dinner will be an amazing buffet of food prepared by Craig Peters.  The meal will include Steaks, Ribs, Chicken, Sausage and Frog legs as well as a variety of sides.  Craig has cooked for us previously in Seymore and his food is fantastic.  This is a meal that you don't want to miss.  We will meet around 5:00 at the Cache Creek Hunt Club on Saturday evening for cocktails and dinner.  The cost of the dinner will be $20.00 and it is BYOB.  

Important Note: You do not have to be a registered flier at the launch to attend the dinner - but advanced registration for the dinner is still required because we need an accurate count of how many people we will be cooking for.  

If you plan on attending the dinner but not launching - please complete the registration in advance.  


Motors:  

Restrictions: Sparky motors are dependent on field conditions. The launch director will make a determination before the launch if they will be allowed.
 
Please notify us if you want to fly anything larger than an M motor


Camping on site is permitted with prior approval - No open fires are allowed

As Always - Donations are appreciated to cover the cost of the Porta-a-Potty ($200 Rental Fee)


If you have any questions please don't hesitate to reach out to me directly.  

We are looking forward to continuing a great launch season with you all !!!

Regards,

Ray 


Ray Shepard

President 
Tripoli North Texas (TNT)
TRA 11901 L3
(972) 977-5836

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