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Next SEARS Launch is September 28, 2019!

September 22nd, 2019

Next SEARS launch is September 28, 2019! Be sure to bring lots of water, sunscreen, and an umbrella or tent.

Observers, beginners, youth, scouts, families all are welcome to attend. Bring rockets if you have them. SEARS provides all launch equipment. Always recheck this site for the latest updates before departing for the field.

 Equipment setup is at 8:30. Launching of rockets begins at 9:00 and continues until 5:00. If you get there by 10:00 to 10:30, you will see most of the action. A port-a-potty is provided. There is a $10 range fee per carload of flyers. Bring a sack lunch, sunscreen, and water. For this launch, hotdogs and water will be available to purchase for lunch, provided by Richard Crews with proceeds going to the club funds.

Use the map at this link http://goo.gl/maps/7BEXk or put Sod Road Samson AL in your GPS App.

Here are directions to Launch Site from the intersection of AL 52 and AL 87 in downtown Samson, AL. Go west on AL 52 9/10 miles and turn right onto County 17, Go 8/10 miles on County 17; (with a cemetery on the right), turn left onto a wide graded dirt road. You will come to a short paved section and at 4/10 miles onto this road turn left at the SEARS rocket sign. Continue on one lane dirt road past the sod farm offices into the middle of the field. Stay on the road and observe the signs.

Chris Short is our vendor for rocket motors and kits. See http://www.csrocketry.com/

UPCOMING SAMSON, AL LAUNCH DATES:

September 28, 2019

October 26, 2019

December 7, 2019

Next SEARS Launch is September 7, 2019!

September 2nd, 2019

Next SEARS launch is September 7, 2019! It is going to be HOT so be sure to bring lots of water, sunscreen, and an umbrella or tent.

Observers, beginners, youth, scouts, families all are welcome to attend. Bring rockets if you have them. SEARS provides all launch equipment. Always recheck this site for the latest updates before departing for the field.

 Equipment setup is at 9:30. Launching of rockets begins at 10:00 and continues until 5:00. If you get there by 10:00 to 10:30, you will see most of the action. A port-a-potty is provided. There is a $10 range fee per carload of flyers. Bring a sack lunch, sunscreen, and water. For this launch, hotdogs and water will be available to purchase for lunch, provided by Richard Crews with proceeds going to the club funds.

Use the map at this link http://goo.gl/maps/7BEXk or put Sod Road Samson AL in your GPS App.

Here are directions to Launch Site from the intersection of AL 52 and AL 87 in downtown Samson, AL. Go west on AL 52 9/10 miles and turn right onto County 17, Go 8/10 miles on County 17; (with a cemetery on the right), turn left onto a wide graded dirt road. You will come to a short paved section and at 4/10 miles onto this road turn left at the SEARS rocket sign. Continue on one lane dirt road past the sod farm offices into the middle of the field. Stay on the road and observe the signs.

Chris Short is our vendor for rocket motors and kits. See http://www.csrocketry.com/

UPCOMING SAMSON, AL LAUNCH DATES:

September 7, 2019

September 28, 2019

October 26, 2019

December 7, 2019

July 13 Launch Cancelled

July 11th, 2019

Due to the wet weather and high heat, the club will not be holding the planned July 13, 2019 launch. The next planned launch is September 7, 2019.

Have a great summer and see everyone in September!

Upcoming Launch Dates

9/7/19

9/28/19

10/26/19

12/7/19

Next SEARS Launch is July 13, 2019!

June 9th, 2019

Next SEARS launch is July 13, 2019! It is going to be HOT so be sure to bring lots of water, sunscreen, and an umbrella or tent.

Observers, beginners, youth, scouts, families all are welcome to attend. Bring rockets if you have them. SEARS provides all launch equipment. Always recheck this site for the latest updates before departing for the field.

 Equipment setup is at 9:30. Launching of rockets begins at 10:00 and continues until 5:00. If you get there by 10:00 to 10:30, you will see most of the action. A port-a-potty provided. There is a $10 range fee per carload of flyers. Bring a sack lunch, sunscreen, and water. You are invited to join us at Crews BBQ in Samson for an early supper after the launch.

Use the map at this link http://goo.gl/maps/7BEXk or put Sod Road Samson AL in your GPS App.

Here are directions to Launch Site from the intersection of AL 52 and AL 87 in downtown Samson, AL. Go west on AL 52 9/10 miles and turn right onto County 17, Go 8/10 miles on County 17; (with a cemetery on the right), turn left onto a wide graded dirt road. You will come to a short paved section and at 4/10 miles onto this road turn left at the SEARS rocket sign. Continue on one lane dirt road past the sod farm offices into the middle of the field. Stay on the road and observe the signs.

Chris Short is our vendor for rocket motors and kits. See http://www.csrocketry.com/

 UPCOMING SAMSON AL LAUNCH DATES:

7 September 2019

Check back here for schedule updates.

Next SEARS Launch June 1st 2019 in Samson AL!

May 25th, 2019

Next SEARS launch is June 1, 2019! It is going to be HOT so be sure to bring lots of water, sunscreen, and an umbrella or tent.

Observers, beginners, youth, scouts, families all are welcome to attend. Bring rockets if you have them. SEARS provides all launch equipment. Always recheck this site for the latest updates before departing for the field.

 Equipment setup is at 9:30. Launching of rockets begins at 10:00 and continues until 5:00. If you get there by 10:00 to 10:30, you will see most of the action. A port-a-potty provided. There is a $10 range fee per carload of flyers. Bring a sack lunch, sunscreen, and water. You are invited to join us at Crews BBQ in Samson for an early supper after the launch.

Use the map at this link http://goo.gl/maps/7BEXk or put Sod Road Samson AL in your GPS App.

Here are directions to Launch Site from the intersection of AL 52 and AL 87 in downtown Samson, AL. Go west on AL 52 9/10 miles and turn right onto County 17, Go 8/10 miles on County 17; (with a cemetery on the right), turn left onto a wide graded dirt road. You will come to a short paved section and at 4/10 miles onto this road turn left at the SEARS rocket sign. Continue on one lane dirt road past the sod farm offices into the middle of the field. Stay on the road and observe the signs.

Chris Short is our vendor for rocket motors and kits. See http://www.csrocketry.com/

 UPCOMING SAMSON AL LAUNCH DATES:

13 July 2019

 

Check back here for schedule updates.

April 2019 Launch Update

April 10th, 2019

The current weather forecast (as of Wednesday, April 10) for the launch field shows clouds on Saturday and a chance of rain on Sunday, but that won’t stop our launch! We will be set up on both Saturday April 13 and Sunday April 14. The waiver is in place for 09:00 CST to 13:00 CST on Saturday and from 10:00 CST to 13:00 CST.

Other than just being a two day launch this month, we are also offering lunch on Saturday, and on Sunday weather permitting. You can purchase a lunch combo of either hamburger or hotdog, with chips and a drink at the launch. Proceeds will go towards launch equipment improvement.

We hope to see a large crowd this weekend!

The Next SEARS Samson,AL Launch is April 13th and 14th, 2019! TWO DAYS OF ROCKETS!

April 3rd, 2019

Observers, beginners, youth, scouts, families all are welcome to attend. Bring rockets if you have them. SEARS provides all launch equipment. Always recheck this site for the latest updates before departing for the field.

 Equipment setup is at 9:30. Launching of rockets begins at 10:00 and continues until 5:00. If you get there by 10:00 to 10:30, you will see most of the action. A port-a-potty provided. There is a $10 range fee per carload of flyers. Bring a sack lunch, sunscreen, and water. You are invited to join us at Crews BBQ in Samson for an early supper after the launch.

Use the map at this link http://goo.gl/maps/7BEXk or put Sod Road Samson AL in your GPS App.

Here are directions to Launch Site from the intersection of AL 52 and AL 87 in downtown Samson, AL. Go west on AL 52 9/10 miles and turn right onto County 17, Go 8/10 miles on County 17; (with a cemetery on the right), turn left onto a wide graded dirt road. You will come to a short paved section and at 4/10 miles onto this road turn left at the SEARS rocket sign. Continue on one lane dirt road past the sod farm offices into the middle of the field. Stay on the road and observe the signs.

 If you plan to stay overnight, there is a Best Western in Opp AL that is just over 20 minutes from the launch site (Best Western Opp Inn, 7084 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Opp, AL 36467). There is also a Briarwood Inn in Geneva AL (1503 W Magnolia Ave, Geneva, AL 36340) that is just over 15 minutes from the launch site. There are also hotels in Enterprise AL (approximately 30 minutes from launch site). 

Chris Short is our vendor for rocket motors and kits. See http://www.csrocketry.com/

 UPCOMING SAMSON AL LAUNCH DATES:

13 & 14 April 2019

4 May 2019

The Next SEARS Samson, AL Launch is March 23, 2019!

March 22nd, 2019

 

Observers, beginners, youth, scouts, families all are welcome to attend. Middle and High School Students should consider the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC). See http://www.rocketcontest.org/. Bring rockets if you have them. SEARS provides all launch equipment. Always recheck this site for the latest updates before departing for the field.

 Equipment setup is at 9:30. Launching of rockets begins at 10:00 and continues until 5:00. If you get there by 10:00 to 10:30, you will see most of the action. A port-a-potty provided. There is a $10 range fee per carload of flyers. Bring a sack lunch, sunscreen, and water. You are invited to join us at Crews BBQ in Samson for an early supper after the launch.

Use the map at this link http://goo.gl/maps/7BEXk or put Sod Road Samson AL in your GPS App.

Here are directions to Launch Site from the intersection of AL 52 and AL 87 in downtown Samson, AL. Go west on AL 52 9/10 miles and turn right onto County 17, Go 8/10 miles on County 17; (with a cemetery on the right), turn left onto a wide graded dirt road. You will come to a short paved section and at 4/10 miles onto this road turn left at the SEARS rocket sign. Continue on one lane dirt road past the sod farm offices into the middle of the field. Stay on the road and observe the signs.

New for 2018 See NAR National Rocketry Competition

Chris Short is our vendor for rocket motors and kits. See http://www.csrocketry.com/

 UPCOMING SAMSON AL LAUNCH DATES:

23 March 2019

13 & 14 April 2019

4 May 2019

 

Check back here for schedule updates.

The Next SEARS Samson, AL Launch is March 2nd 2019

February 21st, 2019

Observers, beginners, youth, scouts, families all are welcome to attend. Middle and High School Students should consider the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC). See http://www.rocketcontest.org/. Bring rockets if you have them. SEARS provides all launch equipment. Always recheck this site for the latest updates before departing for the field.

 Equipment setup is at 8:30. Launching of rockets begins at 9:00 and continues until 4:00. If you get there by 10:00 to 10:30, you will see most of the action. A port-a-potty provided. There is a $10 range fee per carload of flyers. Bring a sack lunch, sunscreen, and water. You are invited to join us at Crews BBQ in Samson for an early supper after the launch.

Use the map at this link http://goo.gl/maps/7BEXk or put Sod Road Samson AL in your GPS App.

Here are directions to Launch Site from the intersection of AL 52 and AL 87 in downtown Samson, AL. Go west on AL 52 9/10 miles and turn right onto County 17, Go 8/10 miles on County 17; (with a cemetery on the right), turn left onto a wide graded dirt road. You will come to a short paved section and at 4/10 miles onto this road turn left at the SEARS rocket sign. Continue on one lane dirt road past the sod farm offices into the middle of the field. Stay on the road and observe the signs.

New for 2018 See NAR National Rocketry Competition

Chris Short is our vendor for rocket motors and kits. See http://www.csrocketry.com/

Samson, Alabama Launches

5 January 2019
2 February
2 March

Check this website for any schedule updates. 

The Next SEARS Samson, AL Launch is Jan 5th 2019

December 29th, 2018

Observers, beginners, youth, scouts, families all are welcome to attend. Middle and High School Students should consider the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC). See http://www.rocketcontest.org/. Bring rockets if you have them. SEARS provides all launch equipment. Always recheck this site for the latest updates before departing for the field.

 Equipment setup is at 8:30. Launching of rockets begins at 9:00 and continues until 4:00. If you get there by 10:00 to 10:30, you will see most of the action. A port-a-potty provided. There is a $10 range fee per carload of flyers. Bring a sack lunch, sunscreen, and water. You are invited to join us at Crews BBQ in Samson for an early supper after the launch.

Use the map at this link http://goo.gl/maps/7BEXk or put Sod Road Samson AL in your GPS App.

Here are directions to Launch Site from the intersection of AL 52 and AL 87 in downtown Samson, AL. Go west on AL 52 9/10 miles and turn right onto County 17, Go 8/10 miles on County 17; (with a cemetery on the right), turn left onto a wide graded dirt road. You will come to a short paved section and at 4/10 miles onto this road turn left at the SEARS rocket sign. Continue on one lane dirt road past the sod farm offices into the middle of the field. Stay on the road and observe the signs.

New for 2018 See NAR National Rocketry Competition

Chris Short is our vendor for rocket motors and kits. See http://www.csrocketry.com/

Samson, Alabama Launches

5 January 2019
2 February
2 March

Check this website for any schedule updates.