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ALL DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
December 2018
SMASH Em'Bash Em'Build Session
Bash a kit into something new, or work on your own rockets. Open build. 
Please bring a potluck dish to share.
Sunday December 9th, 2018
12noon to 5pm
The National Science Institute
(formerly The Geek Group)
902 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 
January 2019
Christmas Party and Rambo Gift Exchange
Sunday, January 6th, 2019
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 National Science Institute
(formerly The Geek Group)
902 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI
February 2019
Build Session
Helicopter rocket build.  Hosted by Bob Alway. Contact Bob for model information (robertalway@charter.net). 
Please bring a potluck dish to share.
Sunday February 10th, 2019
12noon to 5pm
The National Science Institute
(formerly The Geek Group)
902 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI
March 2019
Build Session
Laser-cut rocket 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 10th, 2019
12noon to 5pm
Location: TBD
April 2019
Spring Clean-up & Repair Day
We will be tackling clean-up and repairs as needed.
Free lunch provided by SMASH/MMAR
Saturday, April 13th, 2019
11am to ??
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
Themed Sport Launch
***Easter Bunny Launch***
First sport launch of the year! Bring your Easter-themed rockets and enter to win the Easter Bunny Award!
Saturday, April 27th, 2019
11am to 5pm 
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
May 2019
Themed Sport Launch
***Patriotic Theme***
Bring your patriotic rockets and enter to win the Patriotic Rocket Award!
Saturday, May 25th, 2019 ONLY!
and  
Crapshoot 2019
Saturday & Sunday, May 25th & 26th, 2019
10am to 5pm
Joint launch with JMRC. 
See map page for directions.
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
LAUNCH FEES FOR CRAPSHOOT ONLY!
$5 LOW POWER/$10 HIGH POWER 
PER DAY​
June 2019
CANAM Cup
ALL CONTEST FLIGHTS ARE PRIORITY!
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
June 7th, 8th,  & 9th, 2019
8am to 5pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
July 2019
NARAM Prep Sport Launch
Sport Launch and NARAM prep day for NARAM contestants.
Saturday , July 20th, 2019
11am to 5pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
August 2019
Themed Sport Launch
***Set Altitude 824'***
Entry fee $1 per flight, enter to win the Altitude Award!
Post-NARAM Party
Saturday, August 24th, 2019
11am to 5pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
September 2019
Themed Sport Launch
***Back-To-School Launch***
Bring your school daze rockets for a chance to win the Back-To-School Rocket Award!
Saturday , July 28th, 2019
11am to 5pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
October 2019
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!  Night Launch rockets are limited to low power!
Saturday, October 26th, 2019
11am - 6pm,  night launch@ 7:45pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan
November 2019
COMBINED SMASH/MMAR
BUSINESS MEETING
Sunday, November 17th, 2019
12noon to 5pm
The National Science Institute
(formerly The Geek Group)
902 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI
December 2019

Other Opportunities
NARCON
March 1-3, 2019
Cape Canaveral, Florida



National Sport Launch
June 8-10, 2019
Lucerne Dry Lake, California



Rocketry Festival 2019
NARAM 61
North Coast Cup & US Team Flyoffs
​Rocketry Festival 2019 will be held July 27th (Saturday) through August 3rd (Saturday), 2019.  See official website for schedule. Contest director is Brian Guzek. Launch site will be the International Aeromodeling Center in Muncie, Indiana.
NARAM-61 Official Contest Events
1/4A Parachute Duration
A Boost Glider Duration
B Eggloft Duration
1/4A Helicopter Duration
B Payload Altitude- Altimeter
C Eggloft Altitude- Altimeter
C Rocket Glider- Multi-round
E Altitude - Altimeter
Scale
R&D​​