Jan 11th Launch Cancelled

Due to current conditions the Jan 11th regular scheduled monthly launch is canceled.  The recent storm brought significant rain and blanketed Lucerne with snow.  Unfortunately, the lakebed hadn’t even dryed up from the last storm.

Time to start digging into your build pile. We’ll see everyone once the lakebed drys up enough to launch.
Mike Ostby,
ROC President

ROCSTOCK 50 LAUNCH REPORT

We had a great weekend celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Rocstock with Rocstock 50. Flying conditions and the weather were perfect all weekend.

1/2 A: 2
A: 61
B: 83
C: 138
D: 37
E: 35
F: 32
G: 27
H: 66
I: 51
J: 27
K: 24
L: 5
M: 11

For a total number of flights at 599. There were also 15 cluster flights that had 2-5 motors and 6 two stage flights.

Certification flights:
Jr Level 1: 5
Level 1: 30
Level 2: 5
Level 3: 4

Congratulations to all those that were successful!!
We will see everyone out on the playa on December 14th for our monthly launch.

Cari Schneider
ROC Membership Chair

Reminder Post

Current Excutive Members: no fee for 2020

It’s been a tough year for flying! Much like our east-coast friends, we spent the fall, winter, and spring building rockets instead of flying them due to unstable weather. As a way of saying “Thanks” to all of our Executive Members, ROC is providing FREE Executive Memberships for 2020 to all of our existing Executive Members.

It’s simple, if you are a current, paid Executive Member at the end of this year, December 31st, 2019, then you’ll automatically get 2020 for free! That’s $60 you can spend on rocket gear, motors, or whatever you want!

Detailed Rules:
1. If you paid for a 2019 Membership already, including those that paid in the last three months of 2018, you will automatically be renewed for 2020. There’s nothing to do. To check your current membership status, log-in at: https://roc.wildapricot.org/ or ask at registration.

2. If you join as an Executive member ($60) between now and December 31, 2019, you will receive all of 2020 for free. Join here: https://roc.wildapricot.org/

3. Family membership policy remains unaffected.
4. Non-member fees remain unaffected.
5. Pre-registered Youth Group fees remain unaffected.


Deadline For Self-nomination For Board of Directors

Hi Everyone,

Just a reminder that the deadline for self-nomination to run for a seat on the ROC Board of Directors is this Saturday, August 31, at 11:59 PM.  This is a three year commitment and a great way to contribute to the organization. Nominations are open to all adult executive members. Please submit a statement/short bio and a photo to: bigbearrockets@cox.net
Thank you,
Mike Ostby,
ROC President

July 20th Launch

Reminder that the next scheduled launch will be July 20th. There will be no launch on the 13th, the 2nd Saturday of July.

Bay Area Rocketry will not be attending the upcoming July 20th launch. Mike has offered to compile a group shipment for ROC. If you need motors and/or supplies from Bay Area Rocketry then please place your order with them by July 16th NOON. Please put “ROC Moon Walk” in the instructions when ordering.

Mike Ostby,
ROC President