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northwest f5b contest
Date: Saturday and Sunday, July 21-22, 2007
Classes: F5B, F5F, F5B-7, S400
Format: We will fly according to FAI rules, but F5F (10-cell) surface area rules are suspended.
The duration task will be shorter than the FAI 10 minutes and depend on the number of competitors. For more details, please contact us.
Sanction: AMA-sanctioned event.
Fee: $6.00 per day and class.
Insurance: AMA or equivalent insurance is required.
Contest Director: Don Pesznecker
Amenities: Source batteries: We have source batteries for out-of-town guests.
Shop: A local shop will be available for emergency repairs.
Location: The farm is located north-east of Salem off I-5 exit 263.
Directions: From I-5, take exit 263;
go east about 1 mile to Hwy 99 in Brooks;
turn north (left) on Hwy 99;
travel 2.5 miles to Waconda Road; this road is clearly marked by flashing yellow lights; turn east (right) on Waconda and drive about 2 miles to the flying field which is on the left about 1/4 mile past the intersection with 86th Street.


Hotels: The nearest hotels are in Salem. To get there, return to I-5 and head south.
All hotels listed are in the immediate vicinity of the Market Street exit 256 off I-5.
Comfort Suites 630 Hawthorne Av SE (503 585-9705)
Holiday Lodge 1400 Hawthorne Av SE (503 585-2323)
Holiday Inn Express 890 Hawthorne Av SE (503 391-7000)
Motel 6 1400 Hawthorne AV SE (503 371-8026)
Red Lion Hotel 3301 Market NE (503 370-7888)
Shilo Inn Suites 3304 Market NE (503 581-4001)
Super 8 Motel 1288 Hawthorne Av SE (503 370-8888)
Restaurants: We will have a social get-together on Saturday (and maybe Friday) at a restaurant to be announced.
The following are close to the hotels: Almost Home, Newport Bay, Red Robin, Tony Romas, Shari's.