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DesertHeat No-YearSARA's 11th Annual Winter Rocket Launch

A Two-day Rocket Extravaganza!

March 28

March 29

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Night Launch
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Vendors on site for food, rockets and supplies.

discount rocketry 180x58 BayAreaRocketry(100x36)
 Zany Beaver Canadian Gourmet German Food Station Jackie's Food Court 100x36AF-F_Kettle_Korn Isabellas Ice Cream 

 Spectators welcome and free!

Launch Fees (kids under 18 always launch free!)
Saturday: SARA members $10, all other adults $15 
Sunday: SARA members $5, all other adults $10

Featured Projects coming soon

FAA Waiver up to 6,500' Above Ground Level

Rocket rentals available for you to launch for $2 (includes motor)

NAR or TRA membership card required at sign-up for proof of certification level for high power launches

Rockets with M motors, Hybrids or complex High Power projects should be coordinated inadvance

Night launches limited to K motors
Please have HPR night rockets approved by RSO or Safety Officer before dark

Certification attempts should be scheduled in advance
with Roy "No Chute" Polmanteer at

Launch Site is at the beautiful TIMPA Complex
3250 N. Reservation Rd. between Manville Rd. and Mile Wide Rd.

Bring a lawn chair for best viewing
There is limited shade, so bring a hat and sunscreen, and please leave pets at home
Restrooms with running water
Free parking, overnight camping, RV parking (no hookups)
Campfires must be in a container, and all wood and ash must be removed
Absolutely NO fireworks of any kind allowed

Download the hobby shop flyer PDF here!

Upcoming SARA Events

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