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ALL DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
January 2018
Christmas Party and Rambo Gift Exchange
Sunday, January 7th, 2018
12noon to 5pm
Please bring a dish to pass for the potluck, and if you would like to participate in the gift exchange, bring a wrapped rocketry-related gift
 ($25 limit)
The Geek Group Galactic Headquarters
902 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI
Build Session
General build session, hosted by Jay Calvert. Bring your current project to work on!
Please bring a potluck dish to share.
Sunday, January 21st, 2018
12noon  to 5pm
The Geek Group Galactic Headquarters
902 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI
February 2018
Build Session
Kit Bash! Bring a rocket kit and we will bash it into something new! Please bring a potluck dish to share.
Sunday February 18th, 2018
12noon to 5pm
The Geek Group Galactic Headquarters
902 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 
March 2018
Build Session
Dual Deploy kit by Rob Dickinson
Contact Rob at rdickinson@email.com if you are interested in purchasing a kit to build at this build session. Please bring a potluck dish to share.
Sunday, March 18th, 2018
12noon to 5pm
The Geek Group Galactic Headquarters
902 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI
April 2018
Spring Clean-up & Repair Day
We will be tackling: solar panel installation, pavilion gussets, pavilion and shed roof repair, bathroom screening, floor, and handwash repair, vent for shed.
Free lunch provided by SMASH/MMAR
Saturday, April 21st, 2018
11am to 5pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
Themed Sport Launch
***Night Launch***
First sport launch of the year! Night launch is limited to low power only. Bring your night launch rockets and enter to win the Night Launch Award!
Saturday, April 28th, 2018
11am to 7pm (Night Launch at dusk)
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
May 2018
Themed Sport Launch
***Patriotic Theme***
Bring your patriotic rockets and enter to win the Patriotic Rocket Award!
Saturday, May 19th, 2018
11am to 6pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
June 2018
CANAM Cup
ALL CONTEST FLIGHTS ARE PRIORITY!
Saturday & Sunday, June 9th & 10th, 2018
8am to 5pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
Crapshoot 2018
Saturday & Sunday, June 23rd & 24th, 2018
10am to 6pm
Joint launch with JMRC. Box lunches available $10. (while they last) Bottled water supplied, bring your own soda pop.
Themed Sport Launch
***Crappy Rocket Day***
Bring your crappy rockets for a chance to win the Crappiest Rocket Award!
See map page for directions.
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
LAUNCH FEES FOR CRAPSHOOT ONLY!
$5 LOW POWER/$10 HIGH POWER 
PER DAY
July 2018
Themed Sport Launch
***Complex Rocket Day***
Bring your cluster and staged rockets for a chance to win the Complex Rocket Award!
DATE CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER
Sunday , July 22nd, 2018
11am to 6pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
August 2018
Themed Sport Launch
***Set Altitude 825'***
Entry fee $2 per flight, enter to win the Altitude Award!
Post-NARAM Party
DATE CHANGE DUE TO FORECAST
SUNDAY, August 26th, 2018
11am to 6pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
September 2018
Themed Sport Launch
***Back-To-School Launch***
Bring your school daze rockets for a chance to win the Back ToSchool Rocket Award!
Saturday , July 22nd, 2018
11am to 6pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
October 2018
Themed Sport Launch & Elections
***Spooky Rockets Contest***
****WEATHER PERMITTING****
*****NIGHT LAUNCH CONTEST*****(7:45pm)
Bring your spooky Halloween rockets and night launch rockets for a chance to win the trophies!
Saturday, October 27th, 2018
11am - 6pm night launch 7:45pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
November 2018
COMBINED SMASH/MMAR
BUSINESS MEETING
Sunday, November 11th, 2018
12noon to 5pm
The Geek Group Galactic Headquarters
902 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI
December 2018

Other Opportunities
NARCON
February 23rd-25th, 2018
Houston, Texas



National Sport Launch
May 26th-28th, 2018
Geneseo, NY



NARAM 60
​Rocketry Festival 2018 will be held August 4th (Saturday) through August 10th (Friday), 2018.  See official website for schedule. Contest director is Scott Alexander. Launch site will be Hudson Ranch in Pueblo, Colorado.

NARAM-60 Official Contest Events
1/2A Parachute Duration
1/2A Boost Glider
A Streamer Duration
A Helicopter Duration
A Payload Altitude- Altimeter
C Eggloft Altitude- Altimeter
B Cluster Altitude - Altimeter (5 engine cluster using B engines)
C Superroc Altitude - Altimeter
Classic Model
Sport Scale
R&D​​