Rat Race 2016 Schedule

THE SCHEDULE IS NOT COMPLETE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Friday June 16, 2017

4:00 - 8:00pm Pilot Sign-in
(All pilots taking part in the practice day should sign in as early as possible)
5:00 - 6:00pm Volunteer meeting
7:00 - 8:00pm Super Clinic Introduction/Meet and Greet@ HQ

Saturday June 17, 2017
Practice Day Schedule
8:00 - 9:30am Pilot Sign-in/ Waypoint download
8:30am Super Clinic meet at HQ south end of property
9:30 Super Clinic bus promptly leaves for launch
9:00 - 9:30am GPS Class
9:30 -10:30am Race/Sprint Pilot Meeting: If you are flying Practice Day you must attend this meeting for site protocol. Where to land and where not to land will be presented.
10:15am Cargo truck leaves with gliders to launch (All gliders in truck. No gliders on the bus)
10:30am Race/Sprint Bus leaves for launch (People on Bus, Gliders in truck)
BYO Lunch or purchase a Hamburger or Hot Dog on launch and support a local charity NEW THIS YEAR! Food truck and music available upon landing at Longsword Vineyard
12:00pm Pilot meeting on launch
Task Called, Fly, Return to HQ for practice scoring
4:00 - 6:00pm Pilot Sign-in
5:00 - 6:00pm GPS Class/Official GPS Download/Spot set-up
Instruction by: Jug Aggarwal w/Flymaster.
6:00 - 7:30pm Mandatory Pilot Meeting/Competition Rulebook discussed as well as site protocol. Where to land and not to land.
7:30pm Welcome Party at HQ

Sunday June 18, 2017
First Day of Competition
7:00am Buy your own breakfast burritos/deli available at Ruch Country Store or Cafe Ruchor the Honeysuckle Cafe.
7:30 - 8:30am Late pilot sign-in
8:30am - Super Clinic meets at HQ south end of property
8:30 Race/Sprint Pilot Meeting/Site Orientation.
Pick up lunches at HQ
9:45am Glider truck leaves to launch (All gliders in truck. No gliders on bus)
10:00am Race/Sprint Bus leaves for launch (People only Bus, Gliders in truck)

12:00pm Pilot Meeting at Launch
Scoring at HQ
6:30 – 7:30 pm Evening lecture hosted by Jug Aggarwal w/Flymaster if time permits
5:45pm -8:15pm Traditional Hunter Family Charity Dinner hosted by RVHPA. A thank-you dinner to raise money for specific charities chosen by the Hunter Family (the primary landing zone landowners for Woodrat Mountain)

Monday June 19, 2017

7:00am Buy your own breakfast burritos/deli available at Ruch Country Store or Cafe Ruchor the Honeysuckle Cafe.
7:30am Morning meditation practice with Matt Cone meet at HQ.
8:00am HQ Opens
8:30am - Super Clinic meets at HQ
8:30am Race/Sprint Pilot Meeting
9:15am Glider truck leaves to launch
Pick up Lunches at HQ
9:45am Race/Sprint Bus leaves for Launch
12:00pm Pilot Meeting at Launch
Scoring at HQ
6:30 pm Evening lecture if time permits.
Dinner time: Build Your Own Hamburgers at HQ $5.00. Includes Salad

Tuesday June 20, 2017

7:00am Buy your own breakfast burritos/deli available at Ruch Country Store or Cafe Ruchor the Honeysuckle Cafe.
Pick up Lunches at HQ
8:00am HQ Opens
8:30am Super Clinic Bus leaves HQ
9:00am Glider truck leaves to launch
9:30am Bus leaves HQ for launch
10:30am Pilot Meeting at launch
6:30pm - 8:30pm TBA: No host organized dinner.

Wednesday June 21, 2017
7:30 - 8:30am Breakfast: Sam Crocker with SunDog Paragliding partners with the RVHPA and hosts and appreciation breakfast served at HQ.
$5.00 or what ever.
Pick up Lunches at HQ
8:00am HQ Opens
8:30am Super Clinic Bus leaves HQ
9:00am Glider truck leaves to launch
9:30am Bus leaves HQ for launch
10:30am Pilot Meeting at launch
6:30 – 7:30 Evening lecture if time permits
Dinner time: Build Your Own Hamburgers at HQ $5.00. Includes Salad

Thursday June 22, 2017

7:00am Buy your own breakfast burritos/deli available at Ruch Country Store or Cafe Ruchor the Honeysuckle Cafe.
Pick up Lunches at HQ
8:00am HQ Opens
8:30am Super Clinic Bus leaves HQ
9:00am Glider truck leaves to launch
9:30am Bus leaves HQ for launch
10:30am Pilot Meeting at launch
SMILE!
PICTURE DAY ON LAUNCH WEAR YOUR RAT RACE SHIRT
6:30 – 7:30 Evening lecture if time permits
6:30 - 8:30pm Taco Dinner at LongSword Vineyard
Enjoy a relaxing evening watching the sun set at LongSword vineyard with music and delicious tacos catered by local favorite La Tapatia. Tickets can be purchased at
https://squareup.com/store/longswordvineyard
Please purchase as soon as possible so we know how much food to order!
$15 - Taco Dinner

Friday June 23, 2017

7:00am Buy your own breakfast burritos/deli available at Ruch Country Store or Cafe Ruchor the Honeysuckle Cafe.
Pick up Lunches at HQ
8:00am HQ Opens
8:30am Super Clinic Bus leaves HQ
9:00am Glider truck leaves to launch
9:30am Bus leaves HQ for launch
10:30am Pilot Meeting at launch
6:30 – 7:30 Evening lecture if time permits
Dinner time: Build Your Own Hamburgers at HQ $5.00. Includes Salad

Saturday June 24, 2017

7:00am Buy your own breakfast burritos/deli available at Ruch Country Store or Cafe Ruchor the Honeysuckle Cafe.
Pick up Lunches at HQ
8:00am HQ Opens
8:30am Super Clinic Bus leaves HQ
9:00am Glider truck leaves to launch
9:30am Bus leaves HQ for launch
10:30am Pilot Meeting at launch
6:00pm Awards Party: Good home-cooking
8:00pm Awards Ceremony