LAS VEGAS, Nevada USA — Tripoli Vegas (Prefecture #24), the home of Springfest, will hold Oktoberfest 2011 at the best local flying site in the United States: Jean Dry Lake, October 21st, 22nd and 23rd. With an average daytime temperature of 81 degrees during the Oktoberfest weekend, Jean Dry Lake is only 20 minutes away from the fabulous Las Vegas Strip and its
glittering nightlife, hotels, gaming, shopping resorts and shows.
On Friday, October 21st, the day launch will be 12PM to 4PM and the night launch will be 6PM to 10PM. On Saturday, October 22nd, the day launch will be 8AM to 4PM, with a night launch from 6PM to 10PM. A research launch will be held on Sunday, October 23rd, from 8AM until 2PM or teardown. The research launch will be held in accordance with Tripoli Research rules. Giant Leap is expected to provide on-site vendor support.
Launch fees are $10 each day or only $25 for all three days. Spectators attend for free. Onsite camping is permitted, as are campfires in a container. No fires on the lakebed floor.
Daily waiver is 7,500 feet with windows to 19,000 feet (pending approval).
See the Tripoli Vegas website for more information at http://www.tripolivegas.com/.