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Sports Class Nationals



The Soaring Club of Houston will host the Sports Class Nationals in 2021. The Soaring Club of Houston is located approximately 50 miles NW of Houston and 10 miles north of Waller, TX. 

Practice Days
Friday and Saturday
30-31 July 2021

Contest
Sunday through Saturday
1-7 August 2021

Contest Director
Ken Sorenson

Contest Manager
Michelle Sorenson

Operations Director
Glenn Yeldezian

Scorer
Tony Smolder

Maximum # of Contestants
36

Flarm Required? 
Yes



Participant Information



Personnel, Tie-down info, vehicle routes, gridding, launch, local features, social events, land-out procedures, turnpoints, turnpoints map, Lodging, Airfield layout, etc.

Rules - US Nationals

Contest Manager Bulletins 
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Contest Director Bulletins
Updates coming Soon

August Weather
The August soaring weather in the SCOH task area is not quite up to the legendary Uvalde, TX standards, but it is remarkably close. As shown by the last several years of OLC flights from SCOH and the Greater Houston Soaring Association (GHSA), our sister Houston club, flights of 300 to 500 km are common and flights of 500 km to 800 km are possible. Maximum heights are typically 5000 to 7000 ft., with heights over 9000 ft. to the NW possible. Lift is normally well marked by cu’s, with frequent nice cloud streeting. Task are typically set for the SW to W to NW quadrants.