ROC Continues to Support TARC in 2016!

ROC has a long history of support for the Team America Rocketry Challenge.

“Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) is an aerospace design and engineering event for teams of US secondary school students (7th through 12th grades) run by the NAR and the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA). Teams can be sponsored by schools or by nonprofit youth organizations such as Scouts, 4-H, or Civil Air Patrol (but not the NAR or other rocketry organizations). The goal of TARC is to motivate students to pursue aerospace as an exciting career field, and it is co-sponsored by the American Association of Physics Teachers, Estes Industries, the Department of Defense, and NASA.”

ROC has a special launch discount for TARC teams that is separate from our youth group discount. At almost all ROC launches there are TARC mentors on hand to assist with timing and observation of flights.

If you know of a TARC team that could use some help, encourage them to contact us or come to a ROC launch. They can fill out the form on the “Youth Group” page of

For more information about TARC:


The American Rocketry Challenge

Members of ROC who are also TARC mentors:
Rick Dickinson, Apple Valley, CA
Richard Dierking, Temecula, CA
David Smith, Lake Elsinore/Barstow, CA
David Erbas-White, Mission Viejo, CA
John Wahlquist, Rosamond, CA