Tripoli Central Virginia
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BattlePark Launch Schedule 2020 - 2021

The Fall 2020 & Spring 2021 dates are now set.

All of the BattlePark launches will be Tripoli Research Launches. Complete safety codes are available under the Resources tab at Tripoli.org. You can get a good summary of the differences between Commercial and Research launches by reading the Tripoli Rocketry Association Safe Launch Practices document. Ask the Prefect, RSO, or LCO for details if you have more questions.

Please note that dates are tentative based on weather and field availability. Pad set-up will happen Saturday morning, November 7th. Keep an eye on the website for changes.

Due to Covid 19, social distancing, and contact tracing requirements launches will be announce one week in advance. All attendees MUST be pre-registered and pre-paid. Contact Club Membership on the Contact page for information.

  • BattlePark 2020 Spring Launch and Battle Of The Rockets   April 16, 17 & 18, 2021

    During November to March, the launches are two day launches. This year all of these launches are scheduled as Research launches. The low power pads will include 1/4" rods and 1010 rail pads for rockets with low power motors up to G. These pads can be accessed by any fliers, including children when they are accompanied.

    The last launch of the season is scheduled as the BattlePark Spring Launch. It is a three day affair and marks the end of the launch season on the farm. This will also be the Battle of the RocketsTM contest at BattlePark.

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