Up

Home
2006 Distance
2006 Altitude
2006 Duration
2006 Lone Eagle
2006 Dual Eagle
2006 Rules

Rules

  1. The OCSA 2006 Just-For-Fun Contest is open to all pilots and students, whether OCSA members or visitors. All contest submissions must comply with the rules, the spirit of the contest, and good sportsmanship. Flight claims are submitted on the honor system and are generally not validated. Flight claims are  subject to acceptance by OCSA. Any disputes will be resolved in the sole discretion of the OCSA, and OCSA reserves the right to amend the rules at any time.

  2. All flights must originate in Southern California, which includes the southern areas of the Sierra Nevada, Central Valley, and coast ranges. Each flight may count toward all three contest goals: distance, altitude, and/or duration. Flights need not be declared beforehand.

  3. The 2006 contest period is for flights from January 1, 2006 through November 30, 2006. All flight claims must be posted by midnight on November 30. Flight claims must be submitted through the OCSA contest web page. Flight claims may not be changed or deleted through the web page. If you wish to correct or withdraw a claim, contact the OCSA webmaster.

  4. Distance: Simply the straight-line distance in whole nautical miles from your departure airport to the farthest point of your flight. This is the honor system, so we'll believe you. The farthest point need not be a landing point, it may be a turnpoint. Round up or down to the nearest mile. Please submit a brief description of the farthest point (turnpoint, landmark, intersection, latitude/longitude etc.) or landing location.

  5. Altitude gain: Maximum altitude minus release altitude. For motorgliders, maximum altitude minus engine shutoff altitude.

  6. Duration: Time from release (or engine shutoff) to touchdown (or engine restart).

  7. Awards: No awards or prizes are offered. The top ten flights in each category will be posted permanently on the OCSA web site.

  8. OCSA Members Only: Flights submitted to the Just-for-Fun Contest also qualify for the annual OCSA Family Soaring Contest in the Lone Eagle and Dual Eagle categories. See additional rules here.

 Please send any comments or questions to the OCSA webmaster.