The 2015 Eldorado Gold Rush SAM Champs

19th - 23rd October
On the El Dorado Dry Lake in Boulder City Nevada

Speed 400 RC Mass Launch Competitors

October 17th 2014

It’s time to begin making your plans for the SAM 2015 Champs on El Dorado Dry Lake in Boulder City Nevada, a few miles south east of Las Vegas. Map of the Area, Map of Boulder City and El Dorado. Aerial view of the dry lake.

We are exploring the HQ hotel and deals for our members.

SAM President Al Heinrich has already done good work for the Champs by securing a date reservation for the lakebed from Boulder City

 

WHEN WHAT WHERE
Sunday 18th October
1:00 to 6:00 pm Hotel Check-in and Contestant Pack Pickup TBD
7:00 to 8:30 pm Welcome Reception/Cash Bar TBD
   
Monday 19th October
8:00 am to 4:30 pm Flying Events El Dorado Dry Lake
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm Board of Director’s Meeting TBD
  Members Free Evening  
   
Tuesday 20th October
8:00 am to 4:30 pm Flying Events El Dorado Dry Lake
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Bean Feed TBD
   
Wednesday 21st October
8:00 am to 4:30 pm Flying Events El Dorado Dry Lake
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Swap Meet and Concours Event* Hacienda Hotel and Casino
8:30 pm to 9:30 pm Membership Business Meeting Hacienda Hotel and Casino
   
Thursday 22nd October
8:00 am to 4:30 pm Flying Events El Dorado Dry Lake
  Member’s Free Evening  
   
Friday 23rd October
8:00 am to 4:00 pm Flying Events El Dorado Dry Lake
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm Awards Banquet/Cash Bar TBD

 

 

 

We plan to award every competitor with a 2010 SAM Champs Competitor’s plaque. And for each event in which you place you will receive a stick-on plate. For those keen competitors aiming for the Championships and Perpetual Trophies.

 

Contest Management Team

The contest management team is Mike Myers, CM, Dave Meriwether and Dave Harding assistant CMs. Mike Myers was the 2001 and 2009 Contest Manager, Dave Meriwether was the 2011 Contest Manager. Dave Harding was the 2011 and 2015 Muncie Champs manager.

Pictures; Mike Myers, Dave Meriwether with Dick Bartkowski and Dave Harding with former SAM President Ed. Hamler.

Contest Directors

Free Flight CDs, TBD

 

Andy Latowski will be RC CD, the role he performed for several Mid West Champs. Andy, shown here on the right was assitant RC CDs for the 2014 Champs. On the left is the recently elected SAM President Alan Heinrich.

Models of the Year

Charlie Bruce with his Goldberg Valkyrie at the SAM Champs on El Dorado Dry Lake in 2007

 

See you in Boulder, The Champs Management Team:
Mike Myers, Dave Meriwether, Dave Harding, and Andy Latowski.

Mike Myers
2015 Champs Contest Manager
Mike Myers

(818) 241-9154

 

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