The 2021-2022 RCP process concluded as of June 15, 2022 and the results of the ballot are as follows. Appendix “D” in the sporting code states that proposals must receive a 51% yes vote in order for the proposal to become a part of the sporting code. The proposals that did pass become a part of the sporting code that will be revised and effective as of July 23rd 2022 for the new contest year, but have no bearing on NARAM-63. A total of 90 ballots were received. Some voters abstained from voting on all of the proposals. The results and the detailed verbiage on each proposal will be on the NAR webpage under Contest Flying / Rules Revision Process NAR Rules Revison
Posted June 27, 2022
RCP 2021 #001: Allow any kind of streamer attachment in streamer duration events.
Passes: Yes: 80 / No: 7
RCP 2021 # 002: Revise R&D Scoring
Passes: Yes: 48 / No: 34
RCP 2021 # 003: Change judging of Craftsmanship events to a “blind judging” format.
Fails: Yes: 37 / No: 49
RCP 2021 # 004: Removal of Rule 30.9.2; Returns – NARAM.
Passes: Yes: 51 / No: 32
RCP 2021 # 005: Require altimeters for tracking
Passes: Yes: 68 / No: 22
RCP 2021 # 006: Add Sport Scale (Sport, Peanut, Giant), Concept Sport Scale, Classic Model as an additional NRC event.
Fails: Yes: 26 /No: 57
RCP 2021 # 008: Add Dual Eggloft Altitude in engine classes C and D to the list of NRC events.
Passes: Yes: 47 /No: 41
RCP 2021 # 009: Include D Eggloft Altitude as an NRC Event
Fails: Yes: 42 / No: 44
RCP 2021 # 010: Include B engine class Helicopter Duration as an NRC event.
Passes: Yes: 45 /No: 42
RCP 2021 # 011: Include B engine class Streamer Duration as an NRC event
Passes: Yes: 49 / No: 36
RCP 2021 # 012: Clarify the required documentation for mission points for Scale and Sport Scale events.
Passes: Yes: 74 / No: 10
RCP 2021 # 013: Change Rule 8.2 Conduct by changing the word may to shall reinforce that it is the CD has the duty to punish egregious bad behavior by disqualification.
Fails: Yes: 37 / No: 48
RCP 2021 # 014: Align Rule 51.13.1 Mission: 200 points to Rule 50.10.6 Mission Points for Sports Scale NRC
Fails: Yes: 34 / No: 47
RCP 2021 # 015: Newly approved contest altimeters need to be available for sale the entire 30 days before contest use can start.
Fails: Yes: 41 / No: 43
RCP 2021 # 016: Implement a Standardized Method and Procedure for Recording Air Temperature at NARAM.
Passes: Yes: 49 / No: 39
RCP 2021 # 017: Eliminate the requirement to exceed a current record by 1% in order to establish a new record.
Passes: Yes: 67 / No: 22