Southwest Classic 2013
Current Pilot List

Central Arizona Soaring League (CASL) is proud to announce the 2013 Southwest Classic, on February 23rd and 24th, at Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek, Arizona.  There will be a F3J contest on the 21st and 22nd as well.  Please save the dates as you don’t want to miss this event!


Contest director for this event will be: Iain Glithero

Co-contest director for this event will be:  John Armstrong


Registration will we provided by: 
Registration will open by Dec 6th.


We will only allow one person per channel on 72mhz. There will not be an impound for radios.


• February 21st and 22nd F3J in the Desert (two day contest)


• February 23rd and 24th Thermal Duration (pilots meeting 8:30 am, first flight 9:00am)


AMA rule 5.2.a & 5.2.b in effect: Each contestant shall be limited to two models per class. Either model may be flown at anytime throughout the contest at the discretion of the competitor.


Classes flown during the contest will be:  Open, 2M, RES, Woody, Ales


Saturday tasks: 6min, 8min, 10min, 10min, 10min, 8min (sixth round to be decided by C.D.)

Sunday tasks: 6min, 8min, 10min, 5min (fourth round to be decided by C.D.) 

Landing task?  Show up to find out:)

Should be finished by 12:30 pm on Sunday


Awards and raffle after contest is complete.


Price for Thermal Duration:

$50.00 First class (includes temporary membership)

$30.00 each additional class

$25.00 for youth and $15.00 for each additional class


Camping is allowed on-site for an extra fee on $25.00 for dry and $35.00 for wet per night starting on Tuesday, first come first serve. Camping fee paid directly to CASL during Registration for SWC.


Saturday evening Banquet dinner!  Provided by  Thats A Wrap

Hosted by Joe Wydronek.  On the menu will be a Steak dinner with a baked potato and one additional side item. Price will be $18 per person.

Contact Joe to arrange your dinner and payment.

Note: Please pay at the event on saturday morning, or send payment to:


Joe Wydronek

5453 south dove creek

Buckeye AZ 85326

Nearby Hotel Information:

Holiday Inn Express Suites in Florence
Phone:  520-868-9900 
Rate:  TBD
Room Type:  King or Double Queen

Best Western Legacy Inn in Gilbert
Phone: 480-457-8181 or 877-210-4009
Rate: $99 per night if you use group code AZSOAR

DoubleTree Hilton in Gilbert
Phone: 480-809-4100 or 800-222-TREE
Rate: $129 per night if you use group code CAZ

Camping: Camping: Wet camping is $35.00 per night. Dry camping is $25.00 per night. RV Spaces with hookups are available on the field. First come first serve.  A total of 25 full hookup spaces are available.  These fees will be paid on Friday and Saturday of the contest. They are NOT to be paid through the mail-in or PayPal registration forms. They MUST be paid on location at time of registration.

Additional Lodging Info:

Hotels in Queen Creek, AZ (Yahoo)
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If you are a member of AAA, don't forget to check for a discount. You might be able to get a better rate than the SWC discount.

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