The Annual Alberta Regional Meet (AARM) is a provincial Alberta Model Rocketry Competition with seven separate event categories for both adults and youth to compete in. AARM-1 was the first ever Regional Rocket Competition held in Canada on July 11 & 12, 1970 near Morinville, Alberta.
Please click HERE for a link with to a 2 1/2 page article on AARM-1 posted in the Model Rocketry magazine in December 1970. AARM-1 article starts on page 28.
AARM 50+2 Details:
Fifty years + 2 later, due to Covid 19 restrictions, the Edmonton Rocketry Club is excited to celebrate AARM 50+2! So dust off the body tubes, balsa, and black powder and get ready to compete!
Entrants of all levels and ages are welcome to participate. Models used for competition are not required to be custom designs or built from scratch and may be as straight forward as a store bought kit.
Only black powder motors such as Estes will be permitted in the competitions.
Composite motors such as Aerotech or Cesaroni will be allowed for use in the Scale Model competition and no other competitions.
Please see the document below for details of events that will be held at AARM-50+2.
Non-competing sport fliers are also welcome to fly at AARM!
An online registration system is now available. All fliers, (competitor and/or sport flier) must register to participate.
Check back as we get closer to the event dates for more information as details are finalized.
AARM Event 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)
Local area hotels and motels may be found in nearby Leduc, Devon, and South Edmonton. We are not aware of any hotels or motels situated in Calmar.
AARM 50+2 Banquet:
Location: Main Hall; Calmar Royal Canadian Legion; (Next to Launch Site)
When: Saturday July 16, 2022; Doors open at 6:00 PM
Meal Service: Buffet style
Cash Bar: Available onsite
Banquet reservations are available for pre-purchase only at the AARM registration website. Banquet reservation sales will close June 30, 2022
Event merchandise (event shirts) offered for purchase on the AARM registration site, must be pre-ordered by June 15, in order to ensure delivery in time for the AARM event.