Northern Ontario IMAC Challenge

 

Northern Ontario IMAC Challenge - 2015

 
Overall, there were 17 pilots flying in the Northern Ontario IMAC Challenge contest held on August 1st & 2nd, 2015. In no particular order they were: Adam Picard, Bill Teeter, Brendan Grace, Bryan Mailloux, Charles Rencurrel (U), Craig Knight, David Mott, Domenic Teti, Jim Daly, John Cowles, Ken Graham, Kent Fabbro, Lee Prevost, Paul McMillan, Robert Willis (U), Scott Paschen (U) and Steven Ruxton. These pilots flew a grand total of 298 judged sequences.
 
Steven Ruxton won the Basic class. There were 5 pilots in Basic. The winning order was: (1) Steven Ruxton, (2) David Mott, (3) Ken Graham, (4) Charles Rencurrel (U) and (5) John Cowles. They flew 10 known sequences (5 rounds). The scores ranged from a low of 5,469.4 to a high of 7,000 (a range of 1,530.6 points).
 
Paul McMillan won the Sportsman class. There were 7 pilots in Sportsman. The winning order was: (1) Paul McMillan, (2) Robert Willis (U), (3) Domenic Teti, (4) Scott Paschen (U), (5) Adam Picard, (6) Jim Daly and (7) Kent Fabbro. They flew 8 known sequences (4 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 2,164.9 to a high of 7,500 (a range of 5,335.1 points).
 
Bill Teeter won the Intermediate class. There were 3 pilots in Intermediate. The winning order was: (1) Bill Teeter, (2) Brendan Grace and (3) Craig Knight. They flew 8 known sequences (4 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 4,230.9 to a high of 7,497.5 (a range of 3,266.7 points).
 
Bryan Mailloux won the Unlimited class. There were 2 pilots in Unlimited. The winning order was: (1) Bryan Mailloux and (2) Lee Prevost. They flew 8 known sequences (4 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 6,566.2 to a high of 7,500 (a range of 933.8 points).
 
Bill Teeter won the Seniors class. There were 4 pilots in Seniors. The winning order was: (1) Bill Teeter, (2) Charles Rencurrel (U), (3) Craig Knight and (4) Kent Fabbro. They flew 10 known sequences (5 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 298.379 to a high of 1,000.000 (a range of 701.621 points).
 
The tightest competition was for 2nd place in the Basic class, with only 3.090 points difference between David Mott and Ken Graham.

 

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Northern Ontario IMAC Challenge - 2016

 

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I would like to personally thank the following club members for giving up their weekend to help with the Contest:
  • Rino and Cec; these two were tireless in getting the field ready
  • Tom and Rino for spending the weekend trolling the bay.
  • Brad and Vanessa for sitting in a hot trailer entering the raw scores.
  • Terry and Rick for sitting in the sun and scribing.
  • Mark P. and Brad for taking photos Saturday and Sunday.
 
 
The following is the official contest report:
 
Overall, there were 16 pilots flying in the Northern Ontario IMAC Challenge contest. In no particular order they were: Bill Teeter, Brendan Grace, Bryan Mailloux, Cecil Marshall, Craig Knight, Dan Reichert, Dave Derbyshire, David Mott, Hugh Harrison, Kent Fabbro, Lee Prevost, Paul McMilllan, Robert Willis (U), Steve Daly, Steve Dew and Steven Ruxton. These pilots flew a grand total of 288 judged sequences.
 
Dan Reichert won the Basic class. There were 6 pilots in Basic. The winning order was: (1) Dan Reichert, (2) David Mott, (3) Dave Derbyshire, (4) Hugh Harrison, (5) Cecil Marshall and (6) Steve Dew. They flew 8 known sequences (4 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 1,548.8 to a high of 7,500 (a range of 5,951.2 points).
 
Robert Willis (U) won the Sportsman class. There were 4 pilots in Sportsman. The winning order was: (1) Robert Willis (U), (2) Steven Ruxton, (3) Steve Daly and (4) Kent Fabbro. They flew 8 known sequences (4 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 2,820.2 to a high of 7,500 (a range of 4,679.8 points).
 
Bill Teeter won the Intermediate class. There were 4 pilots in Intermediate. The winning order was: (1) Bill Teeter, (2) Brendan Grace, (3) Paul McMilllan and (4) Craig Knight. They flew 8 known sequences (4 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 833 to a high of 7,500 (a range of 6,667 points).
 
Bryan Mailloux won the Unlimited class. There were 2 pilots in Unlimited. The winning order was: (1) Bryan Mailloux and (2) Lee Prevost. They flew 8 known sequences (4 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 6,467 to a high of 7,314.4 (a range of 847.3 points).
 
Bill Teeter won the Seniors class. There were 8 pilots in Seniors. The winning order was: (1) Bill Teeter, (2) Steve Daly, (3) Hugh Harrison, (4) Cecil Marshall, (5) Lee Prevost, (6) Kent Fabbro, (7) Steve Dew and (8) Craig Knight. They flew 8 known sequences (4 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 119.744 to a high of 1,000.000 (a range of 880.256 points).
 
The tightest competition was for 4th place in the Basic class, with only 25.234 points difference between Hugh Harrison and Cecil Marshall.

(photos above by Brad Newstead)

(photos below by Mark Primavera except #4 and #8 by Brad Newstead)

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