EVENTS & MEETINGS

Welcome to the Edmonton Rocketry Club’s Website!

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

Please scroll down to see our “2024 Event Calendar” and “Details for Meetings, Launches and Events”.

2024 Event Calendar:



April
Saturday, April 20 - Hannah Spring Launch (8am - 8pm; hosted by the Calgary Rocketry Club - click here for website with location map). Also click here to register for the launch if you are a CAR Member.


Saturday, April 27 - Model Launch in Calmar (12 - 4pm; see below for more details on Calmar launch) *Note this may get cancelled due to a Fire Ban is now in force for Calmar. Please check back by April 21 when we will do a final announcement.

MaySaturday, May 18 - Model Launch in Calmar (10am - 2pm; see below for more details)

JuneSaturday, June 8 - Annual ERC Family BBQ (more info to follow)Saturday, June 22 - Model Launch in Calmar (10am - 2pm; see below for more details)

Details for Meetings, Launches and Events:

 


ERC Club Meetings:

The ERC’s club meetings are free and all ages are welcome!

Come 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 and other events, get help with your model rocket builds, and enjoy or participate in our “Rocket Show & Tell” presentations towards the end of each meeting.

Please Note:

Our club meetings are normally held at Telus World of Science. However, some meetings may be held over Zoom video conferencing. To check on the location or to receive the zoom link to join, please email us at: erc@edmontonrocketry.net 



ERC Model Launches in Calmar, AB:

PLEASE NOTE: Our launch location in Calmar is located on private property and unless it is pre-booked by the ERC with the property owner and permission is granted to us, the field is not to be accessed outside of our club events! This means rocket launching is not permitted unless it is during one of our posted Model Rocket Launch dates and times.

The ERC Model Launches are being held in Calmar, AB, approximately 23 minutes from West Edmonton. Everyone is welcome to attend! 

All you need to bring is your model rocket, motors and igniters. Launch pads, controllers and ejection wadding will be provided.

Launch Site Location:

Large open field next to the Royal Canadian Legion parking lot, 4815 – 47 Street, Calmar, AB T0C 0V0

(Click HERE for Directions to Launch Site)  

Launch Fees (for the day):

Our Calmar launch site is covered under CAR (Canadian Association of Rocketry) insurance and the cost of $5 (for the day) per Non-CAR member will be collected at each model launch in addition to the ERC launch fee. The below prices are for the day and include both fees where applicable, up to a maximum of $10:  

ERC Members:

ERC Member + CAR Member (with proof of active membership) = $0

ERC Member + Non-CAR Member = $5

Non-ERC Members:

Non-ERC Member (Senior, 18 and older) + CAR Member (with proof of active membership) = $5

Non-ERC Member (Junior, 17 and under) + CAR Member (with proof of active membership) = $0

Non-ERC Member (Senior, 18 and older) + Non-CAR Member = $10

Non-ERC Member (Junior, 17 and under) + Non-CAR Member = $5



ERC Rocketry Garage Sale:

2024 Date TBD. 



ERC Annual BBQ:

Saturday, June 8, 2024. More info to follow.



AARM:

Click HERE for more details.



ERC High-Power Launch - Fire & Ice:

Click HERE for more details.

ERC Media Release & Disclaimer:

Please be advised, that when attending ERC organized or other rocketry events where the ERC is present, it is likely that photographs, digital images or videos will be taken during these events that may include your likeness, or the likenesses of your friends or family members in your group.

By attending our events, you grant the ERC permission to take and use these media images and possibly use them for ERC publicity purposes such as, but not limited to, the ERC Newsletter (with or without your name) or ERC Website (without names).