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  The Bob Morris Memorial will run all the Society of Antique Modeler Basic Free Flight events. In addition to those there will be events for P-30, Small and Large Nostalgia Rubber, Nostalgia Gas  with all classes combined. Plus two events just because they are fun. .020 Replica and Ebenezer.
 This will a AMA sanctioned Class A contest and National Cup Event.  Barron Field is a Category III site, Engine run times and Maxes set accordingly.

                   Free Flight Contest        
          Barron Field- Wawayanda, NY 
                   July 13&14, 2019

   Saturday                                             Sunday              
  Small SAM Rubber Fuselage         Large SAM Rubber Fuselage
  Small SAM Rubber Stick               Large SAM Rubber Stick
  SAM Commercial Rubber              4 or 8oz Wakefield
  Small Nostalgia Rubber                Large Nostalgia Rubber     
  P-30                                           HL/CL Old time Glider
 SAM Class A Gas Cabin                 SAM Class A Gas Pylon
SAM Class B Gas Cabin                 SAM Class B Gas Pylon 
SAM Class C Gas Cabin                 SAM Class C Gas Pylon
 Nostalgia Gas, All classes             .020 Replica     
together,  see flyer for details        Ebenezer                   

AMA Sanctioned Class A Contest
National cup
Contest Hours 9AM to 5PM
Entrance Fee ---$10 single event.  $20 unlimited events
Rubber events: 3 -120 sec maxes then increasing by 60sec
Sam Gas events        Ignition            Cabin 14 sec.    Pylon 12 Sec
                               Converted Ign.  Cabin  10sec.   Pylon  9sec 
                                CFS Glow          Cabin  6sec.     Pylon  5 sec
                               .020 Replica       10 sec
Max: 3-120sec.  Then increasing by 60 sec
Nostalgia gas   Cat.3 Engine run and max
Classes will be broken down for National Cup
Ebenezer - Total of Three Flights
HL/CL Old Time Glider---Best 3 flights out of 9 flights
PrizesAwards to 3rd placeAwards presented at the end of each day
AMA Membership required        ROG Suspended

Contest Director  Jerry Litschi
Downloadable Flyer 

Bob Morris Memorial Contest .pdf


On Google maps, Enter "310 Lower Road  New Hampton, NY." (Which is the Green Valley Onions Co.)  Travel Northeast to next dirt road. Turn onto the dirt road with the silver silo at the entrance. (Note there is a garden greenhouse across the road from the silo).
*From New York city, take I-87 to Highway 17 to exit 123 (labeled Middletown), west on 17M for 3.5 miles, to Orange County Route 12 (at the New Hampton, Town of Wawayanda sign), then turn left, heading south 6.3 miles. After Gardnersville Road, the Barron and Ford fields are on the left. [This takes about one hour from the Tappan Zee bridge.]
*From New England and from upper New York, take I-84 to exit 3, Rt. 17M, go east 1.5 miles, then south (right) on County. Rt. 12 for 6.3 miles. Field is on the left. [About thirty minutes from Newburg.]
*From Western New York take Route 17 to I-84, south 3 miles to exit 3, Route 17M, go east 1.5 miles, then south on County. Rt. 12 for 6.3 miles. Field is on the left.
*From Pennsylvania and points south, take I-84 to exit 2, turn left off the ramp and then go one mile to the northeast on Route 6, turn right at the sign pointing toward Pine Island (onto County Route 1), go six miles east on County Route 1 (through Westtown), then veer left at the sign for New Hampton onto County Route 12.  Field entrance is on the right pass the Green Valley Onion Co. sign.
Tents on soft grass, or sleep in one of the two sheds, or
camp in the vehicle of your choice.


In approximate order of distance from field, call the hotel to confirm rates:

Days Inn on 17M in Middletown, exit 3, east, off I-84. 845-374-2411. Price 110-130. Closest to the field.

Super 8 at exit 120 off Highway 17 (exit 4, west, off I-84).845-692-5828. Price around $90-100.

Middletown Motel on Rt. 211, exit 120 off HWY 17 (exit 4W, I-84). 845-342-2535.

Howard Johnsons, Rt. 211, exit 120 off HWY 17 (exit 4W, I-84). 845-342-5822. 

Chateau Hathorn, where Rt. 1A ends at Rt. 94, Warwick. About 10 miles east of field (drive through Pine Island on
Rt. 1A and continue to Warwick). 845-986-6099
www.chateauhathorn.com  Jacusi in each room.Fancy B&B. Same price but nicer than Holiday or Hampton.

Microtel Inn and Suites at exit 4, east, off I-84, exit 122 off Highway 17. Price $140-150. 845-692-0098

Holiday Inn at exit 4, east, off I-84, exit 122 off Highway 17. 845-343-1474. Price about $140-150,

Hampton Inn at exit 4, east, off I-84, exit 122 off Highway 17.
845-344-3400. Price about $190-210.

Courtyard Marriot at exit 4, east, off I-84,exit 122 off HW 17. 845-695-0606. Price around $210-230.

Super 8, exit 5 off I-84. 13 miles northeast of Middletown.

Several Hotels at exit 6 off I-84, Route 17K. 18 miles northeast of Middeltown. Including: Clarion, Howard Johnson, Courtyard Marriot, Days Inn, Comfort Inn.

There are also several Hotels at exit 1 off I-84 to the southwest (Port Jervis) about 30 minutes from the field.

The best advice I can offer is, Use a booking site and book early.

Chase bikes and Golf carts

MOTORIZED VEHICHLES: In accordance with the renewed lease agreement between Barron Field, LLC (owner) and Shuback Farms, Inc (lessee), at sanctioned contests on Barron Field, participants are now permitted to drive MOTORCYCLES with caution, and at their own risk, on the edge of each strip of sod (i.e. on the sod within 3 or 4 feet of each ditch) for purposes of model retrieval, but not drive in toward the middle of a strip (so as to not harm the sod that will be harvested). This will enable you to get much closer to the model, going the last twenty five yards or so on foot to get the model, and then continuing on by bike to the next farm road. Depending on the conditions, turning the bike around on the sod may be unadvisable. Follow a method of retrieval and return that will not harm the sod. Motorcycles with wide tires are preferred. Caution: If there have been recent rains, as evidenced by the water level in the ditches, this motorcycle usage is not permitted, as the soft ground can give way, causing harm to you or to the farm. Automobiles and motorcycles are permitted on farm roads, adjacent to farm roads, and on designated grass areas, but not on commercial sod (except as noted above) and not on foot bridges. Golf carts are permitted anywhere on commercial sod or farm roads or grass areas, but not on foot bridges.