Leaf-Looker Poker Run and Fly-In Oct 23-24
EAA731 (Hickory, NC) is hosting a Leaf-Looker Poker Run and Fly-in on Friday and Saturday, Oct 23-24. The leaves at higher elevations are peaking now. Lower and mid elevations should be prime for the fly-in and poker run. Visit the chapter website for full details.
$200 cash prize for best hand
$300 in other prizes donated by sponsors
9 fields around Hickory and Morganton, NC participating
Bonus card available if you participate in a Mountain Flying refresher and safety brief Thurs, Oct 22nd at KHKY, 7:00pm
Free coffee and donut breakfast 7:00am Sat Oct 24th to all participants
Lunch and awards at Foothills Regional, (Morganton, NC) KMRN at noon.
Cards out and available at noon on Friday, 23 Oct.
Full rules will be available on the EAA 731 website by Monday, 19 Oct.
Participating Fields (in no order):
KHKY - Hickory Regional
KMRN - Foothills Regional
KSVH - Statesville
14A - Lake Norman Air Park
KFQD - Rutherford County
0A7 - Hendersonville
7A8 - Avery County (Spruce Pine)
0A9 - Elizabethton
KIPJ - Lincoln County
1. Be safe
2. Obey all laws and FAA Regulations
3. Have fun and enjoy the fall foliage
4. Poker Run officially begins at noon on Friday, 23 October, 2009 and ends at noon on Saturday, 24 October, 2009
5. Participating Airports are in no particular order, nor is it necessary to visit all airports.
6. A valid ?hand? consists of a five cards, standard poker hands only. (eg five of a kind is not a valid hand.)
7. All cards will be at FBO desk at participating airports, sealed in an envelope.
8. DO NOT OPEN the envelopes. Any cards turned-in in open envelopes will be void.
9. Only one card per registrant, per participating field will be valid for play (Multiple registrations are permitted)
10. Poker Run participation fee is $10 per registration. Costs cover lunch, prizes, proceeds benefit EAA731 aviation activities, including Young Eagles events
11. Registration includes lunch
12. Registrants must make radio call on CTAF and be in the pattern at KMRN (122.7) no later than 12:01pm EDT to be eligible.
13. Bonus card may be earned by attending Mountain Flying Seminar on Thurs 22 Oct, 7:00pm at KHKY
14. Pre-Registration may be done at Froggy Pete's (KHKY) or the FBO at KMRN any time Oct 19-24. Registration may also be completed at the time of turn-in.
15. If, upon arrival at a participating field, all cards are gone, take a slip of paper from the basket instead. It can be exchanged for a card upon arrival at the check-in station.
16. Poker Run official has full and final authority to settle all disputes and determine winners in any event of a tie.
17. In the event of inclimate weather, additional card to complete a hand will be available at turn-in. Participants must have cards from participating fields to be eligible