Competition Dates updated 2 Jan 2017

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2017 F3F Events at Horcum Here

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F3F Winter League Dates

Dates for 2017:-

7th Jan 2017

4th Feb 2017

4th Mar 2017

Reserve dates :-

18th Feb 2017

18th Mar 2017
The reserve dates apply after the loss of 2 or more scheduled events.
NB 'loss' means the event was cancelled or failed to complete.

 Winter League 2017
   Champion of Champions Fly-Off

1st / 2nd April

The top 5 pilots from the Winter League Series will be invited to attend a 2 day fly-off in North Yorkshire.

 CHAMPION of CHAMPIONS RULES here
 HORCUM F3F WINTER LEAGUE RULES here

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2017 Dates at Horcum
NB BMFA league will be used for the F3F Team Selection. Also ONE UK Eurotour may be substituted for a League event to count towards a Pilots final total.

1st / 2nd April - Champion of Champions
30th June / 2nd July - F3F Eurotour / World Cup
13th Aug - BMFA F3F League 4
1st Oct  -  BMFA F3F League 5

Other Calendar Dates :-

23th April - BMFA L1 Whitesheet
21st May -  BMFA L2 Wales
3rd / 4th Jun - BMFA F3F Nationals

22th July - BMFA Reserve Mynd
23rd July - BMFA L3 Mynd
15th / 16th / 17th Sept - Eurotour Wales
14th Oct - BMFA Reserve Wales
15th Oct - BMFA L6 Wales

To Enter any BMFA event, please contact Ian Mason the 2016 BMFA Coordinator. For all other Events contact the Event Organisors

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Horcum Winter League Rules

 The HoH Winter league will be flown to FAI F3F Rules.

 Safety

 Format of the Event

 Model Classes

 The new 2M class is designed to encourage participation in F3F racing by any Pilot regardless  of model type. Pilots will qualify for the Champion of Champions Event in each class seperately.  Competitors will NOT be allowed to fly in both Open and 2M Class events.

 Qualifying Events

 Jon Edison
 updated 10/10/2010

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Champion of Champions Rules:

1. The aim is to promote F3F at a regional level as well as to add an ‘end of winter’ final to some of the fastest flying of the year.
2. Qualifying Leagues: The current North, Midlands and Welsh leagues – held at the Hole of Horcum, Long Mynd and Bwlch respectively are to be the leagues invited for the Winter League.  The top 3 Scottish Pilots from their winter league will also be invited.  Anyone wishing to make their league a ‘qualifying event’ should contact the Champion of Champions Hosting Club Organisor before the end of the season.
2.1  Each league will be invited to send it’s top 5 pilots (identified by finishing positions) to take part in the 2 day fly-off  to be held at one of the UK's flying sites on the last weekend of March.
2.1.1 In addition to the Open class F3F positions, pilots taking part with models of up to 2m span will be classified in their own league.  The top 2m pilot from each league will be invited to the Champion of Champions race.
2.2  Each pilot will automatically be entered into the league that they first race in.  Changes to each pilot’s qualifying league must be made to the League Coordinator before the final round of winter league races.
2.2.1 A pilot may only ‘race’ in either the open or 2m class. 
2.3  In the event of a pilot not being able to compete, or qualifying through another league, the opportunity to race will be passed down each league’s finishing order, to achieve 5 pilots from each league.  ‘Guest’ flyers may be invited at the CD’s discretion - such as CD’s/buzzer supremos.
2.4  Entry fees to the final will be restricted to the amount required by the host club to put on the day’s racing and paying their land owner.

3. Prizes
3.1  The prize for the winning Open class pilot and the winning 2m class pilot at the Champion of Champions Race 2011 will be identified and declared by the organiser once known.

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