2020 special information

Fall Fire 2020 has been postponed until October 31st.

Fall Fire will be a little different this year as we will be complying with various levels of regulations as well as doing our best to reduce the spread of COVID-19. I know that some of these are not convenient or preferred but I ask that everyone be compliant and respectful while on-site.

ALL attendees will have to preregister prior to the launch. Preregistration will open October 5th and will be limited to the first 200 requests. To preregister please email me, bradvwall@gmail.com , the First and Last name, Address, Email Address, and Phone number of each person that will be on-site. I will respond with a Participant ID for each. I will securely store this information until 45 days after the launch and then delete.

  • No Concession stand this year. All attendees are responsible to bring their own food and drink.
  • Preregistration required. Registration fee can be paid with an email money transfer to myself or cash on-site. Please bring Exact Change for registration fee.
  • Physical Distancing, please maintain a 2 meter distance between yourself and other participants and officials who are not part of your day to day contacts.
  • Please wear a mask when in all common areas such as porta-potty, RI and launch tables, RI line, launch pads, and the main spectator viewing line.
  • All attendees should bring their own supply of disinfectant, masks, and gloves.
  • Rocket inspections will be done visually, with the RI requesting the flier to handle the rocket and demonstrate whatever is needed.

Fall Fire 2020

High Power Rocket Launch - Fall Fire 2020

The Saskatoon Rocketry Society is planning a fall High Power Rocket launch. The launch will be held North of Kitscoty, AB on October 31st 2020 from 08:00 - 17:00. Weather backup dates are November 1st, 7th, and 8th. We are expecting a ceiling of 20,000' AGL. The launch is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend. There will be flights with rocket motors sized A - M! We hope that you will join us for this exciting event. Please contact us if you are planning to attend and fly.

Everyone wishing to fly rockets must have a valid CAR-ACF membership card with them. CAR-ACF insurance will be in effect for CAR-ACF members flying at this event.
Registration: Fliers must register to fly.

  • Juniors (under 18) flying Models only - Free
  • Juniors (under 18) flying High Power - $20.00
  • Seniors (over 18) flying Models only - $10.00
  • Seniors (over 18) flying High Power - $25.00

All launches require volunteers as does this one. Please take a look at the schedule and e-mail me with the shift of your choice.

Please note that there will not be a concession stand this year. Everyone will be responsible to bring their own food and drinks.

Anticipated ceiling for the launch is 20,000' AGL. Pads available for rockets with motor sizes A - M. Hybrid GSE will be available for use. If you are planning to fly a rocket with a motor greter then L sized or heavier then 20 lbs, please contact me at least weeks prior to launch to ensure that we can accommodate your project.

The use of "sparky" type motors will be decided by the RSO on site. Please have alternate motors available to fly instead, just in case.

High Power Rocket launch site information

The current HPR launch site is located just North-West of Kitscoty, AB. It is about a 4 hour trip along Highway 16 from Saskatoon, but it is worth it.
Directions to the site: Turn North off of highway 16 on highway 897 at Kitscoty (East side). Go 9 km to TWP 514/ Streamstown road. Turn East and go 1.6 km. Turn North and go 1 km. Signs will be posted on the side of the roads.

GPS Coordinates: N53-26-06.2 W110-17-57.9

Lloydminster: Hotels - Campground
Kitscoty: Wheatfield Inn - 70 Kitscoty, AB T0B2P0 - Telephone: 780-846-2881 Fax: 780-846-2882
You may also put up a tent or trailer in the field area by the launch site.

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