THE NARAM-62 SITE IS NOT YET OPEN. Do not depend on the information currently listed.
It is the National Association of Rocketry’s Annual Meet. The National Association of Rocketry (NAR) is America’s largest and oldest rocketry organization. The NAR supports all aspects of safe consumer sport rocket flying, from small model rockets with youth groups to very large high power rockets with serious adult hobbyists. One aspect of model rocketry encouraged by the NAR is competition flying. Participants of all ages compete in set events involving altitude, flight duration, payloads, and more. There are local, open, and regional contests held all over the country throughout the year. But each year there is one contest to rule them all. It is the annual meet at the national level. And this year is the 62nd NARAM.
When and Where is NARAM?
Each year NARAM is held at different locations, hosted and organized by NAR affiliated clubs (sections).
- Sport flying will begin on Saturday July 25 and run through Friday, July 31, 2020.
- Contest flying blasts off on Monday, July 27, 2020.
NARAM is being held at the National Warplane Museum in Geneseo, NY. The field is a very large former floodplain of the Genesee River. Launches are held in a very large mowed grass area surrounded by crop lands. There are few trees and the terrain is dead flat. The National Warplane Museum airport is just west of Geneseo, NY and easily accessed from I-390, Rtes 39, 20A, 63, and 36.
NARAM-61 Host Sections
Monroe Astronautical Rocket Society, MARS Club
MARS is NAR’s oldest continually active section, and the largest rocketry club in New York state. Our launches host club members and guests flying rockets ranging in size from 1/4 “A” powered Estes rockets to “N” powered monsters. MARS is National Association of Rocketry (NAR) Section #136, all MARS launch activities are governed by the NAR Model Rocket Safety Code and the NAR High Power Safety Code.
Spectators are welcome to watch the rocket flying at NARAM. Please see the “Launch Location” page for directions and information about how to get to the launch field. If you have never flown rockets before or if you are a youth under age 14, you can get in on the action with the “Fly-It Take-It” program.