2017 Contests included in the Pilot Ranking List and Pilot Categories


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Contest Class Venue Dates Days Weight¹ Contestants
National 15 Meter Cordele GA 06/05/2017 — 06/14/2017 3  95 21
National 18 Meter Uvalde TX 08/01/2017 — 08/10/2017 8 100 34
National Club Hobbs NM 06/20/2017 — 06/29/2017 7 100 23
National Open Cordele GA 06/05/2017 — 06/14/2017 3  95 12
National Sports Reedsville PA 05/20/2017 — 05/29/2017 4 100 32
National Standard Cordele GA 06/05/2017 — 06/14/2017 3  95 12
Championship 1-26 Moriarty, NM 07/20/2017 — 07/28/2017 5  92 16
Championship Senior Groveland FL 03/11/2017 — 03/17/2017 4  92 58
Air Sailing Sports Reno NV 07/10/2017 — 07/15/2017 5  92 13
Region 2 North Sports Wurtsburo, NY FL 08/26/2017 — 09/04/2017 3  92 17
Region 2 North Bus Bus class Wurtsboro, NY 08/26/2017 — 09/04/2017 2  88  5
Region 3 Sports Elmira NY 07/02/2017 — 07/08/2017 5  92 14
Region 4 North 18 Meter Fairfield PA 10/08/2017 — 10/14/2017 Weathered Out
Region 4 North FAI Handicapped Handicap Fairfield PA 10/08/2017 — 10/14/2017 Weathered Out
Region 4 South 18 Meter New Castle VA 09/18/2017 — 09/23/2017 6  92 12
Region 4 South FAI Handicapped New Castle VA 09/18/2017 — 09/23/2017 6  92  9
Region 5 North 18 Meter Perry SC 04/17/2017 — 04/22/2017 4  92 17
Region 5 North FAI Handicapped Perry SC 04/17/2017 — 04/22/2017 4  92 17
Region 5 North Open Perry SC 04/17/2017 — 04/22/2017 4  92  9
Region 5 North Sports Perry SC 04/17/2017 — 04/22/2017 4  92 22
Region 6 South Sports Waynesville OH 06/19/2017 — 06/24/2017 Canceled
Region 7 18 Meter Albert Lea MN 08/28/2017 — 09/02/2017 Weathered Out
Region 7 Low Performance Albert Lea MN 08/28/2017 — 09/02/2017 Weathered Out
Region 7 Sports Albert Lea MN 08/28/2017 — 09/02/2017 Weathered Out
Region 8 Open Ephrata WA 06/12/2017 — 06/17/2017 2  88  7
Region 8 Super Regionals 15 Meter Ephrata WA 06/12/2017 — 06/17/2017 2  88  7
Region 8 Super Regionals 18 Meter Ephrata WA 06/12/2017 — 06/17/2017 2  88  7
Region 8 Super Regionals Sports Ephrata WA 06/12/2017 — 06/17/2017 2  88 11
Region 8 Super Regionals Standard Ephrata WA 06/12/2017 — 06/17/2017 2  88  5
Region 9 FAI Handicapped Hobbs NM 06/22/2017 — 06/29/2017 5  92 12
Region 10 FAI Combined Waller, TX 08/28/2017 — 09/02/2017 Weathered Out
Region 10 Sports Waller, TX 08/28/2017 — 09/02/2017 Weathered Out
Region 10 Low Performance Sports Midlothian TX 07/20/2017 — 07/27/2017 5  92  9
Region 11 FAI Sports Truckee CA 07/17/2017 — 07/22/2017 4  92 15
Junior Camp Contest Sports Elmira NY 07/03/2017 — 07/08/2017 3  92 10

1The Contest Weighting Factor depends on the competition type and class. Since 2013 the following weights have been in effect.

Type/ClassContest Weighting Factor
Full Contest Three-Day Contest Two-Day Contest
FAI-class and Sports-class National competitions100   95   0
Regional FAI-class and Sports-class, and Championships (Seniors and 1-26)92    92   88

Team entries (applies to all Regional classes and Sport Nationals): receive a ranking score that applies to the team; individual members (maximum of four) of the team receive a ranking score equal to 75% of the team's ranking score.


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