Fall Fire 2017

High Power Rocket Launch - Fall Fire 2017

Fall Fire has been scheduled for Saturday October 21st, 2017.

The Saskatoon Rocketry Society will be hosting a fall HPR launch. The launch will be held North of Kitscoty, AB on Saturday October 21st, 2017 from 08:00 - 17:00. The 22nd is our backup date in case of bad weather. We are expecting a ceiling of 20,000' AGL. The launch is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend. There will be flights with rocket motors sized A - M! We hope that you will join us for this exciting event. Please contact us if you are planning to attend and fly.

Everyone wishing to fly rockets must have a valid CAR-ACF membership card with them. CAR-ACF insurance will be in effect for CAR-ACF members flying at this event.
Registration: Fliers must register to fly.

  • Juniors (under 18) flying Models only - Free
  • Juniors (under 18) flying High Power - $20.00
  • Seniors (over 18) flying Models only - $10.00
  • Seniors (over 18) flying High Power - $25.00

All launches require volunteers as does this one. Please take a look at the schedule and e-mail me with the shift of your choice.

We will have a hot lunch for sale from 12:00 - 13:00. Chips, pop, coffee, and bottled water, will also be for sale during the day of the launch. Anticipated ceiling for the launch is 20,000' AGL. Pads available for rockets with motor sizes A - M. Hybrid GSE will be available for use. Rockets L sized or heavier then 20 lbs - Contact me at least 3 weeks prior to launch to ensure that we can accommodate your project.

The use of "sparky" type motors will be decided by the RSO on site. Please have alternate motors available to fly instead, just in case.

High Power Rocket launch site information

The current HPR launch site is located just North-West of Kitscoty, AB. It is about a 4 hour trip along Highway 16 from Saskatoon, but it is worth it.
Directions to the site: Turn North off of highway 16 on highway 897 at Kitscoty (East side). Go 9 km to TWP 514/ Streamstown road. Turn East and go 1.6 km. Turn North and go 1 km. Signs will be posted on the side of the roads.

GPS Coordinates: N53-26-06.2 W110-17-57.9

Lloydminster: Hotels - Campground
Kitscoty: Wheatfield Inn - 70 Kitscoty, AB T0B2P0 - Telephone: 780-846-2881 Fax: 780-846-2882
You may also put up a tent or trailer in the field area by the launch site.

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