Events & Meetings

The Edmonton Rocketry Club hosts several events throughout the year, as well as being invited to other events to showcase rocketry.


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CURRENT EVENTS & MEETINGS:

Our monthly club meetings are normally held at Telus World of Science. Due to current world events we will be having our monthly meetings over Zoom video conferencing until further notice.



December


ERC Monthly Meeting via ZOOM

Saturday, December 12, 2020 @ 7 PM - 8:30 PM

The Edmonton Rocketry Club is having a monthly meeting over Zoom video conferencing.
The meeting is free and all ages are welcome!

Come and join us and meet other people interested in model rockets, join in our group discussion on anything rocket related.

This meeting will include a "Show And Tell". We ask those that want to participate to show us your rockets over Zoom video, and share what you are building or have built.

We hope to see you there!


ZOOM:
For those of you who have not used ZOOM before, it is very easy to use, and you do not have to create an account for it.

2 EASY STEPS:

  • For Smartphones or Tablets: Download the App called “Zoom Cloud Meetings”. Clicking on the link below should take you to the app. You don’t need to “sign in” or “sign up”.
  • For Laptops or Computers: Download the “ZOOM Client for Meetings” from here: https://zoom.us/download Once it’s downloaded and installed, it might not show on your desktop but it is installed on your computer if you check your programs tab. Once you click on the link below it will prompt you to open Zoom as default, click on Zoom. It will then open it automatically and will ask you to type in your display name.
  • We will post the Zoom meeting link and password here closer to the meeting date.

(Smartphones can display 4 participants at a time on a page (swipe left for next page), tablet 9 participants and computers 12 or more participants. Those with only a microphone and no camera will still be able to participate in voice and see those that are in video conferencing.)


January


ERC Monthly Meeting via ZOOM

Saturday, January 9, 2021 @ 7 PM - 8:30 PM

The Edmonton Rocketry Club is having a monthly meeting over Zoom video conferencing.
The meeting is free and all ages are welcome!

Come and join us and meet other people interested in model rockets, join in our group discussion on anything rocket related.

This meeting will include a "Show And Tell". We ask those that want to participate to show us your rockets over Zoom video, and share what you are building or have built.

We hope to see you there!


ZOOM:
For those of you who have not used ZOOM before, it is very easy to use, and you do not have to create an account for it.

2 EASY STEPS:

  • For Smartphones or Tablets: Download the App called “Zoom Cloud Meetings”. Clicking on the link below should take you to the app. You don’t need to “sign in” or “sign up”.
  • For Laptops or Computers: Download the “ZOOM Client for Meetings” from here: https://zoom.us/download Once it’s downloaded and installed, it might not show on your desktop but it is installed on your computer if you check your programs tab. Once you click on the link below it will prompt you to open Zoom as default, click on Zoom. It will then open it automatically and will ask you to type in your display name.
  • We will post the Zoom meeting link and password here closer to the meeting date.

(Smartphones can display 4 participants at a time on a page (swipe left for next page), tablet 9 participants and computers 12 or more participants. Those with only a microphone and no camera will still be able to participate in voice and see those that are in video conferencing.)


February


ERC Monthly Meeting for Fire & Ice via ZOOM

Saturday, February 13, 2021 @ 7 PM - 8:30 PM

The Edmonton Rocketry Club is having a monthly meeting over Zoom video conferencing.
The meeting is free and all ages are welcome!

Come and join us and meet other people interested in model rockets, join in our group discussion on anything rocket related. This meeting will focus on our upcoming Fire & Ice event on February 20.

We hope to see you there!


ZOOM:
For those of you who have not used ZOOM before, it is very easy to use, and you do not have to create an account for it.

2 EASY STEPS:

  • For Smartphones or Tablets: Download the App called “Zoom Cloud Meetings”. Clicking on the link below should take you to the app. You don’t need to “sign in” or “sign up”.
  • For Laptops or Computers: Download the “ZOOM Client for Meetings” from here: https://zoom.us/download Once it’s downloaded and installed, it might not show on your desktop but it is installed on your computer if you check your programs tab. Once you click on the link below it will prompt you to open Zoom as default, click on Zoom. It will then open it automatically and will ask you to type in your display name.
  • We will post the Zoom meeting link and password here closer to the meeting date.

(Smartphones can display 4 participants at a time on a page (swipe left for next page), tablet 9 participants and computers 12 or more participants. Those with only a microphone and no camera will still be able to participate in voice and see those that are in video conferencing.)



ERC Fire & Ice 2021 High Power Rocket Launch

Saturday February 20, 2021 @ 9 AM - 5 PM

The Edmonton Rocketry Club is excited to host Fire & Ice 2021 high power rocket launch. The launch will be held at Viking AB on Saturday, February 20, 2021 from 09:00 - 17:00.

February 21, 27,or 28th are our backup dates in case of bad weather. We are expecting a ceiling of 10,000 feet AGL.

The launch is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend. There will be flights with rocket motors sized A - L!

Rockets L sized - Contact us prior to launch to ensure that we can accommodate your project.

Everyone wishing to fly rockets must have a valid CAR/ACF membership card with them. CAR/ACF insurance will be in effect for CAR/ACF members flying at this event.
Guests who do not have a CAR/ACF membership and want to fly model rockets will need to purchase a “One-Day-CAR/ACF Membership” at the launch site for $5.00. This is valid for model rockets only.

 

Launch Fees: (Please bring exact change)

Adults 18+ flying High Power - $25.00

Adults 18+ flying Models only - $10.00

Juniors flying High Power - $20.00
Juniors (under 18) flying Models only - Free

 

We do need volunteers for setup and take down, if you are able to help for setup please show up at the site at 08:00.

Directions To Launch Site

We hope that you will join us for this exciting event! 

Please check back here before heading out to the launch site.  We will announce if the launch is a go or if we have to use one of our backup dates due to poor weather.