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The next launch is December 6th in Samson, Alabama.

November 30th, 2014

Observers, beginners, youth, scouts, families all are welcome to attend. Middle and High School Students should checkout Team America Rocketry Challenge www.rocketcontest.org. Bring rockets if you have them. Recheck this site before departing for the field.

Setup is at 8:30 launching begins at 9:00 and continues until 4:00. If you get

there by 10:00 - 10:30 you will see most of the action. There is a porta-potty
provided. Bring a sack lunch, sun screen and water. You are invited to join
us at Crews BBQ for an early supper after the launch.

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

Directions to Launch Site: From the intersection of AL 52 and AL 87

(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, cross railroad track and continue straight
ahead past the sod farm offices into the middle of the field. Stay on the
road and observe the signs.

 Our vendor for rocket motors and kits is Chris Short see www.csrocketry.com

Future planned launch dates are

 10 January 2015

31 January
21 February
14 March

November 1st Samson Launch is Cancelled

October 16th, 2014

The launch is cancelled due to high winds forecast for Saturday. Standby for a new date. Nov 8th or Nov 15th. 

Our setup is at 8:30 AM, the waiver opens for launches at 9:00 AM. We usually go until about 4:00 PM. Beginners and TARC teams are welcome. Bring the whole family!. Everyone is also invited to Crews BBQ in Samson after the Saturday launch. For more info see the directions to the field here.. The motor and high power kit vendor for SEARS is Chris Short. See http://www.csrocketry.com/

 NOTICE: Slow down to 5 mph while passing farm ofice and on the roads through the field. As always check this web site for any updates prior to leaving for the field.

October 4th is the next Samson AL Rocket Launch

September 27th, 2014

Our setup is at 8:30 AM, the waiver opens for launches at 9:00 AM. We usually go until about 4:00 PM. Beginners and TARC teams are welcome. Bring the whole family!. Everyone is also invited to Crews BBQ in Samson after the Saturday launch. For more info see the directions to the field here.. The motor and high power kit vendor for SEARS is Chris Short. See http://www.csrocketry.com/

 NOTICE: Slow down to 5 mph while passing farm ofice and on the roads through the field. As always check this web site for any updates prior to leaving for the field.

The next Samson Alabama Launch is September 6th

August 20th, 2014

Saturday setup is at 8:30 AM, the waiver opens for launches at 9:00 AM. We usually go until about 4:00 PM. Beginners and TARC teams are welcome. Bring the whole family!. Everyone is also invited to Crews BBQ in Samson after the Saturday launch. For more info see the directions to the field here.. The motor and high power kit vendor for SEARS is Chris Short. See http://www.csrocketry.com/

 NOTICE: Slow down to 5 mph while passing farm ofice and on the roads through the field. As always check this web site for any updates prior to leaving for the field.

Photos from August 16th Samson Launch

August 17th, 2014

R2D2 was the star of the launch. Well done Russ!

More photos here.

The Next Samson Launch is August 16th

August 9th, 2014

Saturday setup at 8:30 AM, the waiver opens for launches at 9:00 AM. We usually go until about 4:00 PM. Beginners and TARC teams are welcome. Bring the whole family!. Everyone is also invited to Crews BBQ in Samson after the Saturday launch. For more info see the directions to the field here.. The motor and high power kit vendor for SEARS is Chris Short. See http://www.csrocketry.com/

 NOTICE: Slow down to 5 mph while passing farm ofice and on the roads through the field. As always check this web site for any updates prior to leaving for the field.

Samson Alabama Rocket Launch Schedule

August 6th, 2014

Good News! As always check this web site before departing for the field!

16 August 2014
6 September
4 October
1 November
6 December
10 January 2015
31 January
21 February
14 March

Samson AL March 15/16 Launch IS CANCELLED

March 5th, 2014

Sorry the launch has been cancelled due to the field being planted. This will likely keep us off until August. The club is working on getting access to Woerner Turf East of Panama City. We will see how that goes. As always check this website for any updates prior to leaving for the field.

Greg Lane SEARS President

Samson AL Launch March 1/2

February 14th, 2014

The next launch will be March 1/2 2014.  NOTICE: Slow down to 5 mph while passing farm ofice and on the roads through the field.

Saturday setup at 8:30 AM, the waiver opens for launches at 9:00 AM. We usually go until about 4:00 PM. Beginners and TARC teams are welcome. Bring the whole family!. Everyone is also invited to Crews BBQ in Samson after the Saturday launch. For more info see the directions to the field here

Sunday launches start at 10:00 AM. Always check this page for updates prior to leaving for the field.These are all Tripoli Research launches.  NAR and Tripoli members can fly for H motors and above for their Cert Level. The motor and high power kit vendor for SEARS is Chris Short. See  http://www.csrocketry.com/  Those interested in Research motors should Tripoli Level 2 and contact Chris Short.

As always check this website for any updates prior to leaving for the field.

The next Samson Launch will be February 1 2014.

January 28th, 2014

NO SUNDAY LAUNCH

Slow down to 5 MPH when going by the farm offices on Sod Road at all times. Greg Lane SEARS President 

 Saturday setup at 8:30 AM, the waiver opens for launches at 9:00 AM. We usually go until about 4:00 PM. Beginners and TARC teams are welcome. Bring the whole family!. Everyone is also invited to Crews BBQ in Samson after the Saturday launch. For more info see the directions to the field here

These are all Tripoli Research launches.  NAR and Tripoli members can fly for H motors and above for their Cert Level. The motor and high power kit vendor for SEARS is Chris Short. See  http://www.csrocketry.com/  Those interested in Research motors should Tripoli Level 2 and contact Chris Short.

As always check this website for any updates prior to leaving for the field.

Slow down to 5 MPH when going by the farm offices on Sod Road at all times. Greg Lane SEARS President