Beginning today, pre-registration is available for the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships at: www.iac.org/contests. IAC member login required.
Who should register? Pilots competing in the championships and all volunteers. Volunteers include any of our pre-planning group, judges, assistant judges, boundary judges, recorders and office helpers at registration or scoring.
For pilots, the contest fees have not changed from those in 2019;
$260 Primary Power
$310 Active Military
$460 Sportsman through Unlimited Power and Glider
$100 4 Minute
$100 Hangar – flat fee for September 16 through September 25
Included in the contest fee: All flights will be video-taped and made available to all pilots. All pilots will receive a Nationals shirt and coffee and doughnuts daily. NEW THIS YEAR – your banquet ticket to the awards dinner on Friday, September 24 is included in the contest fee at no additional charge.
Pre-registered volunteers will also receive coffee and doughnuts daily, and an awards banquet ticket as well as a Nationals T-shirt at no charge.
Thank you to Game Composites, LLC for sponsoring the awards banquet.
SECURE your practice slot through the new automated online system. When POWER pilots register online and pay the entry fees you will be directed to a link that takes you to the practice slot page to pick one time slot. WARNING: ALL TIMES ARE UTC. Please convert to CDT before you choose a slot. A conversion chart is attached at the bottom of this page.
Each time slot is 10 minutes in duration and is available for all day Friday, Saturday and half day on Sunday. (September 17, 18, 19.)
Civilian GLIDER pilots - register and pay as normal, but time slots have been set aside for you and are under Jason Stephens name, IAC Glider Program Chairman. USAF Academy pilots slots are under Mark Matticola's name.
Unofficial Practice on Thursday, September 16 will be given on a first come-first-served basis. Box Master Gary DeBaun will be onsite to assign these and any open slots that weren’t chosen during the online registration for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Prior to anyone getting into the box, pilots will be required to:
1) Sign the Practice Waiver
2) Sign the Contest Waiver
3) Complete the Tech Inspection
4) Sign the Liability Waiver
Thank you to the following for sponsoring the pilot and volunteer Nationals shirts:
Thank you, the following IAC chapters, for sponsoring the morning coffee and doughnuts!
Nationals information is continually updated on the IAC website HERE: https://www.iac.org/us-national-aerobatic-championships