Fire and Ice 2018

Please check back here before heading out to the launch site. We will announce if the launch is a go, and which one of the 2 days we will use.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Edmonton Rocketry Club is excited to host Fire and Ice 2018 high power rocket launch. The launch will be held 6km east of Viking, AB on Saturday, February 24th, 2018 from 09:00 - 17:00. February 25th is our backup date 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 A - K!

We hope you will join us for this event.

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.

Fliers must register to fly.

  • Juniors (under 18) flying Models only - Free
  • Juniors flying High Power - $20.00
  • Over 18 flying Models only - $10.00
  • Over 18 flying High Power - $25.00

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

A food concession will be set up for lunch at the site.
Chili And Bun - $4
Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate - $2 each (+ $0.50 for whipped cream)

The Edmonton Rocketry Club (ERC) is dedicated to the promotion of model rocketry as a hobby. We are a group of individuals interested in building and safely flying rockets of all sizes and power classes, as well as providing guidance & experience to those wanting to enter the world of high-powered rocketry. 

The ERC adheres to the Canadian Association of Rocketry's Model Rocket Safety Code.
We also encourage everyone to consider becoming CAR members.

The ERC holds monthly meetings and endeavours to hold regular launch sessions as weather permits. Our meetings are free and all ages are welcome!
Come and join us and meet other people interested in model rockets, join in our group discussion about anything rocket related, find out about upcoming rocket launches, get help with your model rocket builds, and participate in a club rocket building project.

For our next Club Meeting & Rocket Launch Events, please click on the "Events & Meetings" tab above.

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