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Jan 17, 2009
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Woodstock, IL
Can't get the NARCON this year? Try NIRCON instead!

What: Northern Illinois Rocketry Conference 2017 (NIRCON 2017)

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

When: Saturday, February 18, 2017. Registration opens at 8:15 AM and convention activities begin at 9:00 AM

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

Mapquest Link:
https://www.mapquest.com/search/res...l-266062528&query=Woodstock North High School

Entry fee: $0.00, FREE! (Seriously!)

Raffle Tickets: $1 each or six (6) for $5.00. Tons of kits and supplies to win.

Lunch: Available for $6.00 (sandwich, chips, soda). Other fast food options located near by.

Workshops: Topics for our talks include:

How to Bend Balsa for Helicopter Blades
Safety First: A PET2 Timer Board's Design and Construction
Getting Started in Boost and Rocket Glide
The Launch System of the Future
Mysteries of the Cosmos: Beyond the Observable Universe
Building and Flying 3D Printed Rockets

Rocket Display: Bring your best birds to show the rest of the world. People’s Choice ballots handed out to all participants to vote on “Best in Show”!

Please email me with any questions.

Come join the Fox Valley Rocketeers for a day of sport rocketry fun!

Mark B. Bundick, President
Fox Valley Rocketeers
mbundick at earthlink dot net
Any idea when the program finishes up for the day? Trying to see if I can fit it in before a family gathering that evening (got about an hour drive to woodstock). And I'd hate to miss the raffle :)