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Do I have to be a member to attend a ROCK launch?

No, although we hope you will decide to join ROCK, you are welcome to attend one of our launches and fly your rockets even if you are not a member of ROCK.

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Do I have to join the NAR (National Association of Rocketry)?

NAR membership is not required to be a member of ROCK or to fly at our launches. However, we strongly encourage joining NAR! The benefits to joining NAR include support of the hobby at a national level, a subscription to … read more »

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What does it cost to join and what are the benefits?

You can join our section on the field at any launch! Annual dues for the entire family are $15 (discounted to $10 if one is a member of the National Association of Rocketry). This fee goes towards the club equipment … read more »

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What should I bring to a launch?

All you need to bring to a ROCK club launch are your rockets and supplies (motors, wadding, etc). The club provides launch pads and controllers. You might also consider water, sunscreen, a camp chair, and other non-rocketry items.

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I’m new to model Rocketry, can I just come to the launch and watch?

Yes, of course!  You’re welcome to join us at our monthly launch even if you only wish to observe. ROCK doesn’t charge any fee for prople who attend just to watch the launches, but we are required to collect $2 … read more »

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Why can’t “sparky” motors be flown at ROCK launches?

“Sparky” motors (such as the “Metalstorm” motors from Aerotech) may not be flown at ROCK launches. All such motors are classified as “high-power” motors even if they are designated as G motors or lower. Our launch site does not meet … read more »

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