Kings Canyon Combat Slash

The Clovis Area Modelers is excited to be hosting the first annual Kings Canyon Combat Slash on March 5,6 &7, 2021. This event brings one more into California between Whittier Narrows and Ione, California; where, all event classes can be held. Because of where the field is located – just off the Old Ketcher Ranch (Peg Field) Airstrip 30 east of Fresno off Hiway 180 (Kings Canyon Hiway), this field is in a agricultural area where even Big Block Fast Combat or Vintage Combat can be held.

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The Competition

The lineup of events will appear as follows commencing with a Pilots Meeting to be held daily at 8:30 am followed by competition beginning at 9:00 am.

Here’s the rundown:

– Vintage Funfly (Bring your legacy plane and show and fly – no awards this first time out)
– High Performance 1/2A [AMA#330] (Per AMA no shutoffs required)
– Speed Limit 80 MPH [AMA#329 – Modified Slow – Not 75MPH] (.018 lines required)
– Big Block Fast (.36ci)
– F2D (.15) Fast

All classes but 1/2A require shutoffs; these can be either line-tension or swing weight.


Note, some modifications for this event have been made as follows:

1) High Performance 1/2A will be in place vs Low Performance 1/2A
2) Speed Limit Combat to 80 MPH vs Slow Combat with a limit of 75 MPH.

Please refer to the AMA 2019-2020 Control Line Combat Rules for more info.

Event Costs and Registration

The event fees are $30 per event class or $100 for all events. Lunch is included all three days. There will be awards for top 3 in each class. To help us plan for the event, we have an online competitor registration system.

Lodging

Travel Trailers and RV’s are welcome at the field; pets are okay but must be leashed; unfortunately, due to potential limited trailer spacing, spots are reserved initially for contestants and vendors; after a cutoff 2 weeks prior to the event, remaining spots will be open to other attendee at a modest fee. At present, the fees for Travel-Trailer and RV parking for all attendees is set at $20 per space for the event duration. There are no hookups – dry camping only.

For hotels and lodging, the Kings Canyon Event Team(s) recommend lodging in Fresno or Clovis about 25 min away at the Wyndham-Garden Hotel located adjacent to the Fresno-Yosemite Airport. Other locations will be listed in the coming months around Clovis, Reedley and Sanger; which, are closer to the field.

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Please refer to Web Hotel Booking sites for more information. If this is unsuccessful, please try the following link to the same hotel via Hotels.com or use Trivago for other available hotels.

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The Field Layout for Competition

The Location & Directions

The location for this event will be at Peg Field, 1751 S. Alta Ave, Reedley, CA – 20 miles east of Fresno off Hiway 180 – Refer to the Map below. The venue offers room for onsite camping (Trailer and RV) but there are no hookups – dry camping only. Pets are okay but should be leashed.

Vendor Information

Clovis Area Modelers welcomes model aviation related vendors that desire to attend during the event. At this time, the cost for a vendor area is $10. Please note that we cannot guarantee enough locations for all vendors; however, we will do our best up to the last minute to accommodate you. Please use the Competitor/Registration link above.