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Old 02-06-2024, 09:52 AM
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Default UPDATE - Northern Illinois Rocketry Conference 2024

Come to the Northern Illinois Rocketry Conference 2024 (NIRCON 2024), Saturday, March 9, 2024!

Northern Illinois Rocketry Conference 2024 (NIRCON 2024), Saturday, March 9, 2024, 8:30 AM ? 5:00 PM

What: Northern Illinois Rocketry Conference 2024 (NIRCON 2024)

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

Pre-Registration: Definitely not required and no payments collected until you arrive. If you preregister, all you?ll have to do on arrival is pick up your name badge and pay. Visit: https://www.foxvalleyrocketeers.org...e-registration/

When: Saturday, March 9, 2024. Registration opens at 8:30 AM and conference activities begin at 9:00 AM.

Where: Woodstock North High School, Room D-187, 3000 Raffel Road, Woodstock, IL

Google Map Link: https://tinyurl.com/y8yfzq9q

Entry Fee: COMPLETELY FREE!

Raffle Tickets: Raffle Tickets $1 / Six for $5. We have TONS great prizes to give away including:
? Aerotech Mustang,
? Dremel Model 380 Moto-Tool
? Estes Photon Probe, Shuttle, Star Orbiter, Mega Mosquito and Mega Sizz
? Estes Pro Series Argent, Mammoth, Nike Smoke
? New Way Sky Fighter and Square in the Air
? Quest Future Launch Vehicle
? And more!

Lunch: $8 for Subway sandwich, chips and a drink OR $10 gets you lunch and 3 raffle tickets!

Workshops: (subject to change):
? Tips for Successful Flying, 10 Years of Learning and a Bit of Luck
? Extreme Exoplanets Part 2
? Renditions Builds: Simplified Scale Modeling
? Experiments in Vacuum forming
? Electronic Trackers
? FVR's HPR Launch System
? And more!

Rocket Display: ?People?s Choice? awards for three categories: ?People?s Choice?, ?Most Unique/Unusual Rocket? and ?Best Scratch Build?. There will be prizes for the winners this year!

Come join the Fox Valley Rocketeers for a day of sport rocketry fun!
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Old 02-22-2024, 08:26 AM
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The NIRCON 2024 Speaker Schedule has been finalized:

Overview of Electronics for Sport Rocketry 101 - Ed Chess
Growing Up Wallops - Mark Bundick
Tips for Successful Flying, 10 Years of Learning and a Bit of Luck - Phil Nubel
Science Fiction Rocket Arts and Science - Walt Evans
Extreme Exoplanets Part 2 - Jim Kovac
Renditions Builds: Simplified Scale Modeling - Mike Moran
Experiments in Vacuum forming - John Cieslak
Where's My Rocket? A Review of Electronic Trackers - Doug Mihevic/ Carl Riley
FVR's HPR Launch System - Kurt Gunther

Also, don't forget that pre-registration closes March 1.

https://www.foxvalleyrocketeers.org...e-registration/
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Growing Up Wallops - Mark Bundick

That is a great presentation!

It has been a couple of dozen years since you gave it at our NARCON. Have you added any new information to it since?


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Old 02-23-2024, 08:32 AM
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That is a great presentation! It has been a couple of dozen years since you gave it at our NARCON. Have you added any new information to it since?


Only a small amount about current Wallops launches and activities.
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