Giles Henderson Memorial Challenge

You’re invited to join IAC Chapter 61 for the 44th consecutive running (longest in IAC history) of the Giles Henderson Memorial Challenge (formerly known as the Salem Illinois Regional Aerobatic Contest). The event will be held at the Salem Leckrone airport (SLO) and will include Primary through Unlimited power categories. Spectators and especially children are welcome at no charge.

Registration and practice will be held on Thursday, 16 May and Friday 17 May, starting at 10:00. The contest will begin with a 7:30 briefing on Saturday, 18 May and conclude by noon on Sunday 19 May.

The banquet will be held Saturday evening at the Elks Lodge (315 North Broadway, Salem, IL, 62881).

See contest layout at http://www.iac61.eaachapter.org/slocontest.htm.

Lodging and Transportation:

Holiday Inn Express has reserved a block of rooms for us for $76 per night plus tax (suite upgrades are an additional $20 per night).  This includes breakfast, which will start at 6AM in order to accommodate our contest schedule.  Reservations can be made by:

 - Calling 1-888-HOLIDAY and referring to group code SLO

 - Calling the hotel at 618-740-0913 and referring to group code SLO or the group name (Aerobatic Club 44th Annual SLO Contest) 

 - Using this booking link: Holiday Inn Express         

 There is no charge for cancellations within 24 hours of the reservation date.  Reservations must be made by 18 April 2019.  After this date, any remaining block rooms will be released and reservations will be accepted on a space and rate available basis.

2 of the 15 rooms have already been booked, so make your reservations now in order to get the best deal in Salem!

If you can’t get into the Holiday Inn, these local hotels are also available:

Quality Inn and Suites: 618-548-2177

Super 8:                       618-548-5882

Guest House Inn:         618-548-4212

Chapter members will provide shuttle service between the hotels and airport.

 

Entry fees for competitors (includes banquet):

Primary: $100

Sportsman – Unlimited: $130

Hangar: $10/night per aircraft

Additional banquet tickets: $20

Where:

Salem Leckrone Airport (SLO)

1100 Airport Road

Salem, Illinois 62881

Contact us:

Kevin Kegin – Contest Director

kevinkegin52 [at] gmail.com

314-809-7101

            or

John Housley – Chapter 61 President

Iacchapter61 [at] gmail.com

314-518-8542

 

Airport ID: 

KSLO

Airport Name: 

Salem-Leckrone Airport

Contact Info: 

Contact Kevin Kegin, Contest Director, at kevinkegin52 [at] gmail.com or John Housley, Chapter President, at iacchapter61 [at] gmail.com

Region: 

Mid-America

City: 

Salem

State: 

IL

Practice/Registration Dates: 

2019-05-16 to 2019-05-17

Contest Dates: 

2019-05-18 to 2019-05-19

Supplemental / Waiver of Rules: 

See attached wavier request to waive 1.16 Boundary and Deadline Judges and 4.11 Aerobatic Box markers due to terrain limitations.

Email Unknowns to: 

cookiesori@aol.com

Attachments: 

PayPal ID: 

iacchapter61@gmail.com

Categories: 

Power Primary
Power Sportsman
Power Intermediate
Power Advanced
Power Unlimited
Four Minute Free

Contest Fees: 

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$100.00

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Preregistration Deadline: 

Friday, May 10, 2019

Host Chapter: 

61

Sanctioned: 

Yes