You’re invited to join IAC Chapter 61 for the 45th 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 Friday 23 October, starting at 10:00. The contest will begin with a 7:30 briefing on Saturday, 24 October and conclude by noon on Sunday 25 October.
The banquet will be held Saturday evening at the Elks Lodge (315 North Broadway, Salem, IL, 62881).
See contest layout at https://chapters.eaa.org/IAC61/SLO-Contest.
Lodging and Transportation:
Holiday Inn Express: 618-740-0913
We have a block of rooms reserved at the Holiday Inn starting at $78 for Queen/King leisure. The reservation code is SLO. Unused rooms will be returned to the hotel after 30 April 2020, so make your reservations early!
Quality Inn and Suites: 618-548-2177
Super 8: 618-548-5882
Days Inn: 618-479-0381
Chapter members will provide shuttle service between the hotels and airport.
John Housley – Contest Director
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