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2021 BILLINGS ALES Contest Dates

The following dates have been chosen for Billings area Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES) contests for 2021.  All events are flown at Scott Edwards private field, located at 704 HWY 10, Columbus, MT 59019, just a couple miles west of Columbus on the Yellowstone River.   The dates are:

April 10
May 8
June 12
July 10
August 14
September 11
October 9

Contests normally begin with a pilot’s meeting at 9:30 and are complete by 2:00.  All contests are open for spectators or contestants.  Anyone wishing to come watch or compete should contact Carl Thuesen (cthuesen@icloud.com) in advance for details, as the beginning time can fluctuate based on anticipated weather on contest day.  Contests are conducted per current AMA rules for ALES.

2021 HELENA ALES Contest Dates

The following dates have been chosen for Helena area Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES) contests for 2021.  All events are flown at Waynes farm on Eames Road east of Helena.  The dates are:

March 27
April 24
May 22
June 25/26/27
July 31
August 28
September 25
October 30