NARAM Registration is NOW OPEN! Use the Registration tab above, or click HERE to register!

Rocketry Festival 2017 will be held July 29 (Saturday) through August 4th (Friday), 2017.

***NARAM 2017 Contest Director is the venerable Robert Alway***

Events at Rocketry festival 2017:

  • NARAM 59
  • Week-long Sport Launch (15,000′ Waiver)
  • 2017 FAI CanAm Cup/US Team Flyoffs (Click HERE for more information)
  • Carnival Launch (launch and win a prize!)
  • Horizontal Super Roc (12″ min diameter H & I Motor)
  • Odd Roc Contest (all motor sizes)
  • High Power Set Altitude (420 meters)
  • Swamp GAs Night Launch
  • Imagination Celebration 2017
  • R.I.P. Pink Book Launch (Bring a pink rocket to launch)
  • NARAM 59 Themed Launches: Sputnik- 1957 and Apollo 7- 1967)


The launch site will be Muskegon County Wastewater treatment facility, at the same site as NARAM-54


Complete PDF of Program Guide coming very soon!

Click Below for PDF Flight Cards for Sport Range:



15,000 Foot waiver!



Bring your FRS Radios! Our public address system is based on the FRS band of walkie-talkies. If you have any FRS radios, bring them along so you cans keep track of the launch announcements from anywhere in the area.

FRS radio channels 6, 7 and 8 are Event staff channels, do not broadcast on these channels.

  • Channel 6: Contest Director
  • Channel 7: Sport Range PA channel
  • Channel 8: Contest Range PA Channel



Staff on hand will be able to Certify L1 and L2 flights for both NAR and Tripoli. L3CC and TAP members are planning to be at the launch but it is the L3 candidate’s responsibility to contact your L3CC or TAP member to arrange to have your L3 citification flight properly documented and witnessed.


Pets Are Welcome!

All doggies are welcome, but must be on a leash at all times!

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Rocketry festival 2017 is hosted by:

Southwest Michigan Association of Spacemodeling Hobbyists (SMASH)

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Muskegon Michigan Area Rocketry (MMAR)