Welcome to the 2016 U.S. National Aerobatic Championships page. This is where information regarding the contest itself as well as support and logistical information -- travel, hotels, etc. -- will be posted. Key Links: News & Updates * Organizer's Notes * Contest Registration * Results * Misc. Info Click on any topic below to see the expanded details. Click again to close a section. Schedule Note: This schedule is subject to change. Changes will be posted on the hangar door. Friday, September 23 0720 – Official practice begins 0730 – Technical Inspections 0730 – Sign up for all unreserved practice slots for Friday/Saturday 1000 – Meeting with airport management 1200 – On-site registration and volunteer sign-ups Saturday, September 24 0730 – Practice, technical inspections and registration continues 0930 – Judges refresher course (briefing hangar) 1030 - Group Photo - Plyler's Hangar SAT Sept 24th at 1030 sharp! IAC Photographer Evan Peers will be doing a group photo (just like the old days) in front of Mike Plylers hangar (Nationals Central). We ask ALL pilots and volunteers to be in place at that time and wear your Nationals red polo shirt (pick up at registration) or red IAC jacket. 1040 – Official practice ends 1100 – Opening Ceremonies 1200 – Official pilots/volunteers briefing and order of flight (Unlimited) 1400 – Unlimited Free Known Program 1700 – Primary/Sportsman/Advanced order of flight posting 1800 – Unlimited Free Unknown 1 figure submission meeting (briefing hangar) 1900 - Dinner - sponsored by the Denison Chamber of Commerce (briefing hanger) Sunday, September 25 0700 – Primary/Sportsman pilots/volunteers briefing 0800 – Primary/Sportsman Known Program 0800 – Distribution of Unlimited Free Unknown 1 Figures 0900 – Advanced pilots/volunteers briefing 1200 – Advanced Known Program - Power and (Advanced Glider Free Known Program) 1200 – Deadline for Unlimited Free Unknown 1 Sequence Submission to Jury 1500 – Unlimited Free Unknown 1 approved by jury and posted 1700 – Advanced Free Unknown Figure Submission Meeting (briefing hangar) 1900 – Deadline for Unlimited Free Unknown 1 by which pilots must notify Contest Director of Sequence Selection 1900 - TBA (Possible Food/Drink at the Denison Hampton) Monday, September 26 0700 – Intermediate pilot/volunteers briefing 0800 – Distribution of Advanced Free Unknown Figures 0800 – Intermediate Known Program 1200 – Deadline for Advanced Free Unknown Sequence Submission to Jury 1000 – Unlimited Free Unknown 1 pilots/volunteers briefing 1400 – Advanced Free Unknown Sequences approved and posted 1200 – Unlimited Free Unknown 1 Program 1700 – Unlimited Free Unknown 2 Figure Submission Meeting 1800 – Deadline for Advanced Free Unknown by which pilots must notify Contest Director of Sequence Selection 1900 - TBD Tuesday, September 27 0700 – Primary/Sportsman Free 1 pilots/volunteers briefing 0800 – Primary/Sportsman Free 1 Program 0800 - Distribution of Unlimited Free Unknown 2 Figures 0900 – Advanced Free pilots/volunteers briefing 1200 – Advanced Free Program 1200 - Deadline for Unlimited Free Unknown 2 Sequence Submission to Jury 1500 - Unlimited Free Unknown 2 sequences approved and posted 1800 - Deadline for Unlimited Free Unknown 2 by which pilots must notify Contest Director of Sequence Selection 1900 - Key Volunteer Dinner (site yet to be determined) Wednesday, September 28 0700 – Intermediate Free pilots/volunteers briefing 0900 – Intermediate Free Program 1100 – Advanced Free Unknown pilots/volunteers briefing 1200 – Advanced Free Unknown Program 1200 – Distribution of Intermediate Unknown Sequence 1200 – Deadline for Unlimited Free Unknown 2 Sequence Submission to jury 1500 – Unlimited Free Unknown 2 sequences approved and posted 1800 – Deadline for Unlimited Free Unknown 2 by which pilots must notify Contest Director of Sequence Selection 1900 - TBD Thursday, September 29 0700 – Intermediate Unknown pilots/volunteers briefing 0800 – Intermediate Unknown Program 1100 – Unlimited Free Unknown 2 pilots/volunteers briefing 1200 – Unlimited Free Unknown 2 Program 1400 – Primary/Sportsman Free 2 pilots/volunteers briefing 1500 – Primary/Sportsman Free 2 Program 1900 - Dinner at the Library - sponsored by Lake Texoma Jet Center Friday, September 30 0900 – Introduction and Photo Shoot of Team 17 (Glider and Power) 1100 – 4 Minute Free pilot/volunteer briefing 1200 – 4 Minute Free Program 1400 – Cleanup 1800 - Awards Banquet - Denison Golf and Country Club Banquet Hall - arrive at 6pm, dinner at 7pm Officials These are the wonderful IACers who are volunteering in 2016. Role Name (click to email) Contest Director b747inst [at] aol.com (Gary DeBaun) Asst CD Bob Harris IAC Manager tdeimer [at] eaa.org (Trish Deimer-Steineke) Volunteer Coordinator ellyn.robinson [at] yahoo.com (Ellyn Robinson) Registrar kmoore [at] oklahomasteel.com (Kathleen Moore) Scoring Director epicuran [at] bellsouth.net (Carol Brinker) Social Media Dir moniquerischert [at] me.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Monique Hartmann) Safety Director tnbrill [at] gmail.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Tim Brill) Medical Director Stan Moye, assisted by Hector Ramirez Flight Directors parksdevcorp [at] gmail.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Dennis Parks) and ifly1jd [at] yahoo.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Jon Elam) Chief Technical Monitor ian [at] solliton.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Ian Padden), assisted by; John Smutny, johnmostmeyer [at] hotmail.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Johnny Ostmeyer), and seanvanhatten [at] gmail.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Sean VanHatten) USAFA Rep mark.matticola.1 [at] us.af.mil (Mark Matticola) Chief Judges: Sportsman Intermediate Advanced Unlimited pitts2cflyr [at] gmail.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Kevin Campbell), assisted by Joe Brinker heclau [at] aol.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Hector Ramirez), assisted by heclau [at] aol.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Laurie Ramirez) ljstoltenberg [at] gmail.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Lynne Stoltenberg), assisted by peg-riedinger [at] live.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Peggy Riedinger) n4618m [at] yahoo.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Charlie Harrison), assisted by N5ue [at] aol.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Stan Burks) Jury Members Chairman-rmeyer0844 [at] aol.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Bob Meyer), mike [at] mheuer.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Mike Heuer,) peg-riedinger [at] live.com (subject: U.S.%20Nationals) (Peggy Riedinger), Bill Gordon, Tom Adams, pitts2cflyr [at] gmail.com (subject: US%20Nationals) (Kevin Campbell). Alternates -dougsowder [at] gmail.com (subject: US%20Nationals) (Doug Sowder), mikebwa [at] comcast.net (subject: US%20Nationals) (Mike Ciliberti), mechartistry [at] gmail.com (subject: US%20Nationals) (Joe Brinker), craig [at] craiggifford.com (subject: US%20Nationals) (Craig Gifford). Photographer Evan Peers - Power & general event photoskate.debaun [at] gmail.com (subject: US%20Nationals) (Kate DeBaun)-Glider & Individual/Team photos Videographer Forrest Fox Waiver and Box Procedures 2016 US National Aerobatic Championship practice and contest waiver. CLICK HERE Jet Center Registration All pilots must fill out a fuel form from Texoma Jet Center. Click here to get the form. This year there will be LIMITED parking at the Jet Center. Fill out the Jet Center paperwork and sent it in to them to assure you have parking at the Jet Center. Hotels Note: These were the hotels for 2015; there may be some changes for 2016. The following hotels have arranged special rates with IAC for the contest. Booking at one of these hotels helps keep contest fees down, please book at one of these hotels. Notes: To get the IAC rate, you must make reservations by phone and mention the bolded code below. The special rate is not available if you make your reservation via the web. If you use points or special business rates, we do not receive credit for these rooms. These links are provided for site information purposes. 2016 HOST HOTELand Welcome Reception Host Hampton Inn and Suites Denison3415 Ansley BlvdDenison,TX 75020 [MAP]Phone: 903-464-9010 (Please let them know you are booking for “IAC”) Room Types/Rates:King Deluxe - $94.99Dbl Queen Deluxe - $99.99King Study - $104.99King Studio - $109.99 Holiday Inn Express Denison715 N Point Look Out Drive, Denison, TX 75020 Phone: 903-463-2500(Please give group code - "IAC”)book by Sept 6, 2016 Room Rate:Standard King/Dbl Queen - $89.00King Suite/Dbl Queen Suite - $99.00King Jacuzzi Ste - $119.00Presidential Ste - $149.00 Car Rental Enterprise Rent-a-Car Car Class Price List for Lake Texoma Jet Center (903) 786-2666 Sponsors Major Sponsors5G AviationBob Utter FordIAC Chapter 23Lake Texoma Jet CenterMT PropellerTBR RealtyWild AerobaticsDebby Rihn-HarveyDenison Chamber of Commerce ASL Camguard SponsorsBurks AviationCP AviationIAC 67MGL AvionicsMondaile Aircraft SalesDell AeroSpeed Gulfstream Aerobatics IAC 77Individual SponsorsBob and Pamela FreemanGerry and Kathryn MolidorGordon and Lorrie PennerBill DentonBob HarrisMike and Camela CilibertiSteve and Alice JohnsonHugo and Kathy RitzenthalerBob Hart Jonathan Gaffney Doug Lovell Norm DeWittMike Heuer Jim Bourke Layne Lisser Michael Wojcik AJ Hefel (for Chapter 119) David & Susan Nelson (Glider Folks) Jerry and Peggy Riedinger Airport & Weather Info Google Maps satellite view of the aerobatic box Airport information from AirNav.com (not for navigation) Area sectional chart from SkyVector.com (not for navigation) NOAA five day forecast METAR & TAF for KGYI, KDFW Room and Ride Sharing As contest time draws closer, we will set up an electronic bulletin board for people wishing to share hotel rooms and/or rides.