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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.

Aug. 12-13-14

  • Updated! Bladder Grabber Combat tournament, Harvey Field, Snohomish, Wash.
    Friday: Double-elimination 1/2-A Combat
    Saturday-Sunday: Seven rounds AMA Fast Combat
    Pilots' meeting 9:30 a.m. each day. Line-tension shutoffs required for Fast Combat. Streamers will be provided.
    Download a flyer with all the details. Contest Director John Knoppi.

Aug. 27

  • Flyer added! Zoot Ranch Fun Fly, in the Hazels' backyard flying field, Mehama, Ore. Fly any non-high-performance airplane, bring a pot luck side dish. Download a flyer with all the details or email for information.

Sept. 24-25

  • Flyer added! Fall Follies, Bill Riegel Model Air Park, Salem, Ore., for Aerobatics, Combat and Racing.
    Saturday: Old-Time Stunt, Classic Stunt, Profile Stunt, Northwest Sport Race, Northwest Super Sport Race, 80mph Combat; lunch provided.
    Sunday: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and Expert Precision Aerobatics; traditional Zoot barbecue.
    Download a flyer with all the details or email for information. Sponsored by Western Oregon control-Line Flyers.
    Note that this is earlier in the year than the traditional October Follies date.

Oct. 1-2

  • 15th annual Ringmaster Fly-a-Thon. This is a worldwide event in which people everywhere fly various versions of the most popular control-line model airplane ever created. Wherever you are, you can participate. Download a flyer with all the details or email for information. Turn in the data on your flights to the coordinator and also send the info to Flying Lines for our Northwest report. Below is information on specific Northwest Ringmaster flying sessions; more will be added as info becomes available. If your flying session plans are not listed here, please send the info to Flying Lines. Worldwide event sponsored by Brotherhood of the Ring.
  • New! Auburn, Wash.: Northwest Skyraiders Ringmaster Days, Auburn Airport. Details tentative. Email for information.
  • Chehalis, Wash.: Faro Field Flyers will host Ringmaster flights on Saturday and Sunday at their field near Chehalis. Download a flyer with all the details or email for information.
  • Eugene, Ore.: Eugene Prop Spinners will host Ringmaster flights at Can Do Ranch flying site. Details tentative. Email for information.
  • Medford, Ore., area: Rogue Eagles RC club will host Ringmaster flying Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., plus club swap meet on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at their field in Eagle Point, Ore. Loaners and throttle-equipped planes available for refreshers or beginners. Map to flying field at 888 E. Antelope Road, Eagle Point. (Participants with loud airplanes are asked to wait until after the swap meet to fly.) Email for information.
  • Portland, Ore: Northwest Fireballs will host Rilngmaster flights Saturday and Sunday at Jim Walker Field in East Delta Park. Don Curry will coordinate and turn in flight data; for flights not conducted when Don is at the field, or flights made elsewhere, email Don Curry with the information.
  • Updated! Salem, Ore.: Ringmaster flying at Bill Riegel Model Air Park at the Salem airport. Saturday only. Sponsored by Western Oregon control-Line Flyers. Email for information.

Oct. 8-9

  • New! R.F. Stevenson Raider Roundup, Auburn Municipal Airport, Auburn, Wash, for Aerobatics and Navy Carrier. Details tentative. Sponsored by Northwest Skyraiders. Watch this space for a flyer with details. Email for information.

Nov. 26


Submit your 2022 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 Aug. 10, 2022