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Northwest Control-Line Calendar

Special thanks in compiling this list to the sponsors of the contests involved.

A note about submitting flyers for this page: The preferred format for downloadable items (flyers, motel lists, etc.) is PDF documents. Please send items to the editor in PDF form if you have the capability. Word processing or hard copy documents can be accepted, but they involve a bit more work on the part of the editor. Thanks for your help! For more information or to submit items, e-mail the editor.

March 28

April 17-19

  • Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up for Aerobatics, Carrier, Combat, Racing and Speed, Jim Walker Memorial CL Field, East Delta Park, Portland, Ore. Sponsored by Northwest Fireballs. A flyer with all the details will be posted here shortly. Email for information.

May 2

March 10-14

  • Vintage Stunt Championships, Christopher Columbus Park, Tucson, Ariz. Old-Time Stunt, Ignition Old-Time Stunt, Ringmaster Old-Time Stunt, Exhibition Event, Classic Stunt, Super 70s Stunt. Download a flyer with all the details. Email for information.

May 22-23-24

  • Updated with hotel information and flyer! Northwest Control-Line Regionals, Roseburg Regional Airport, Roseburg, Ore. Aerobatics, Combat, Navy Carrier, Racing, Scale, Speed.
    Friday: 80mph Combat, Vintage Combat, Old-Time Stunt, Navy Carrier, Speed
    High-Performance 1/2-A Combat, 15 Fast Combat, Classic Stunt, Nostalgia 30 Stunt, Profile Stunt. Navy Carrier, Scale, Speed
    Precision Aerobatics, AMA Fast Combat, Navy Carrier, Racing.
    Download a flyer with all the details or email for information.
    Download a discount advance entry form.
    Would you like to sponsor awards? Download an awards sponsorship form.
    Host hotel information: Reserve rooms at the Hampton, near the flying field, by May 7 in order to receive the special room rate of $117.

June 26-28

June 28

  • Vancouver Gas Model Club 85th Anniversary Celebration and Fun Fly, Rice Mill Road field, Richmond, B.C. "We will be advertising the event in some of the local papers as well in hopes of seeking out past members and those who may be interested in learning about Control Line model flying and an opportunity for some lessons/handle time," says VMGC's Chris Cox.  "Hot dogs/hamburgers, drinks, etc. will be available for those who attend  Our American friends are welcome to come and join us!" Watch this space for a flyer with more details.

July 4

July 5

July 11

  • Expo Summer Swap at Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe, Wash. See swap meet website for all the details.

July 18

Aug. 1

Aug. 1-2

  • Western Canada Stunt Championships, Rice Mill Road field, Richmond, B.C.
    Saturday: Classic Stunt, Profile Stunt, barbecue.
    Sunday: Precision Aerobatics.
    "We are also celebrating the VGMC’s 85th Anniversary and as such will be offering additional gifts, enhanced trophies, and merchandise as part of the celebration," says Contest Director Chris Cox.

Aug. 7-9

  • New! Bladder Grabber 42, Harvey Field, Snohomish, Wash., for AMA Fast Combat and High-Performance 1/2-A Combat.
    Friday: High-Performance 1/2-A Combat.
    Saturday-Sunday: AMA Fast Combat in seven-match format.
    $1,000 first prize in both events, plus other prizes.
    Download a flyer with all the details or email for information.

Aug. 22-23

Sept. 12-13

Sept. 19-20

Oct. 2-4

  • Fall Follies, Bill Riegel Model Airpark, Salem, Ore., for Stunt, Combat and Racing. Details tentative.
    Friday: Circle is open for flights in global Ringmaster fly-a-thon.
    Saturday-Sunday: Stunt, Combat and Racing event lineup to be announced.
    Sponsored by Western Oregon Control-Line Flyers. Watch this space for a flyer with all the details. Email for information.

Oct. 3-4

Dec. 5

Submit your 2020 contest information now!

E-mail all the details of your upcoming Northwest Contest to John Thompson for inclusion in this calendar. It's never too early to get your contest information in the calendar.We can include e-mail links, web links, and can post downloadable pdf flyers. E-mail the editor now!

Post your flyer: Send your flyer to the Webmaster in PDF form, for posting on this website, or give us the link to your web site for posting in the calendar. E-mail John Thompson.

Nationwide contest information

Although this calendar is intended for Northwest events, we will publish out-of-region events on special request. To find out about control-line competition all over the United States, check out the contest calendar maintained by the Academy of Model Aeronautics

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This page was upated Feb. 23, 2020