North Central Regional Final – Presented by The Academy of Model Aeronautics

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North Central Regional Final – Presented by The Academy of Model Aeronautics

September 22 - September 23

$40

Host City – Chicago

Location: Matteson Community Center
20642 Matteson Ave, Matteson, IL 60443
(708) 441-4500

Tickets are now on sale!

Are you in the top 75 qualified pilots in the region? Buy your ticket now! Book your hotel now! If for some reason your time is bumped out of the top 100 we will convert your ticket to a standby ticket at no charge. We also understand that things do come up, therefore refunds will be provided if requested.

Race Format for Regional Finals

Qualifying:

Best 3 out of 5 rounds.

    • Completed Laps counted
    • Fixed time: 2 minutes
    • Finish last lap after timer sounds and count if finished
    • Ties are determined by lowest time
    • Heads up start (no staggered start)

Mains:

The Top-32 pilots of the Regional Final advance to a double-elimination bracket.  Based on finish ranking, the top-6 eligible pilots (not standby pilots) will advance to the MultiGP Championship as Finalists.  Positions 7-12 (not standby pilots) will advance to the MultiGP Championship as Contenders. The Top-3 after the final race will be recognized for podium placement and awards.

    • Tone Start
    • First to X Laps (X is TBD)

The remaining 13-100 pilots (not standby pilots) will be added to “The List” following the Mains.

Classes

  • Only 1 class is run: Open (Props, LiPo, Motors)

Event Schedule: September 22-23

Saturday, September 22

8a – 9:15a Registration & Tech Inspection
9:30a Pilot Briefing
10a – 1p Group A (2 Practice, 3 Qualifiers)
1p – 3p Group B (2 Practice, 3 Qualifiers)
3p – 6p Group C (2 Practice, 3 Qualifiers)

Sunday, September 23

8a – 11a Qualifiers (2 Rounds)
11a – 3p Top-32 (Heats of 4)
3p – 3:30p Podium

Inclement Weather Provisions:
Plan A: One Day Program consisting of 2 Practice, 3 Qualifiers, Final Ranking generated from Qualifying List
Plan B: Ranking is final based on the last fully complete round, factoring in one drop, i.e. best 2/3

Regional Finals Host Hotels

The following hotels have offered specialized rates for visitors for the MultiGP Series 2018 Regional Finals.

**Please reference MultiGP Series to receive the special rates**

Host Hotel:
Comfort Inn – Matteson Chicago
5210 W Southwick Dr
Matteson, IL 60443

Hotel phone number: 708-503-099

Additional Details And Participating Pilot Requirements:

Ground Stations: We will provide ground stations, so you need to be ready to plug and play with your goggles.
Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) Membership:  We will be requiring a valid current AMA membership for all pilots who wish to fly at any of our organized public racing events.
40 Channel VTX/Antennas:  We require 40 channel compliant vTX’s for our races. You must have 25mw capabilities. Please come prepared to change your vTX and/or the channel/band and/or the power of your vTX as needed for each race.  We also recommend having both RHCP & LHCP Antenna.
NOTE: Come prepared or you will not be able to race!

Hosted By:

 

The Academy of Model Aeronautics

Special thanks to our sponsors

Team BlackSheep Hobbywing Fat Shark

 

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Details

Start:
September 22
End:
September 23
Cost:
$40
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