Welcome to UKAYRoC
The United Kingdom Aerospace Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKAYRoC)
“Encouraging school children to enter the world of aerospace, engineering and science”
UKAYRoC is the largest model rocket showcase in the UK with the top prize of competing in the International Fly-Off against the American, French and Japanese winning teams at the Paris International Air show 2013 and an all expenses paid aerospace trip.
Think you’re up for the challenge?
UK Rocketry Challenge 2012 – Final Positions
The Final Positions at the UK Rocketry Challenge 2012:
| The Perse School Team 2
| The Thomas Hardye School
| Abbeyfield School Team 3
| Abbeyfield School Team 1
| Whitley Bay High School
| Royal Liberty School
| 1429 Squadron Aberporth ATC
| Worksop College Team 2
| Victoria College Belfast
| Longstone Special School Team 2
| Worksop College Team 1
| Royal Wootton Bassett Academy
| Our Lady’s Grammar School
| Samuel Lister Academy Team 1
| Samuel Lister Academy Team 2
| Samuel Lister Academy Team 3
| Lostock Hall Academy Team 2
| Airedale Academy
| Longstone Special School Team 1
| Worksop College Team 3
The UKAYRoC 2012 finalists have been announced. To check if your team has been successful or not please check the teams entries page.
The UKAYRoC organisers would like to thank and congratulate all those who have competed this year. It has been a very close challenge with the standard been very high.
For the teams who have not qualified, it has been very tough to qualify this year. The difference between scores in the top 20 teams is very close. We are sorry that we will not be seeing you at the Finals, but we hope that you will continue to fly rockets.
Finals Venue Announcement
The UKAYRoC Finals will be held at the Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in Leicestershire on the 16th May 2012 www.bruntingthorpe.com. Accomodation will be at the Holiday Inn Express, Walkers Stadium, Leicester.
New Rocket Club Added to Launch Dates
We are pleased to announce that the East Anglian Rocket Society is continuing its support of UKAYRoC by offering two launch dates. These have been added to the Key Dates list in the right hand navigation bar.
The East Anglian Rocketry Society attracts rocket flyers from all over the country to attend our monthly launches from our launch site at Elsworth, near Cambridge. For further information and contact details please visit www.ears.org.uk.
If teams intend on taking advantage of the recommended launch dates please inform the organisers of the associated launch event prior to attending the day.
New Launch Dates Added to the Calendar
Black Knights Model Rocket Club have kindly offered their launch site for the use of test launching and performing qualification flights for UKAYRoC teams. The club is based in the West Midlands and is UKRA affiliated. If you wish to attend please notify the club chairman Mr David Beeton. The club also runs workshops on model rocketry which you may find useful. For further details on Black Knights and Dave’s contact details please visit www.blackknights.org.uk.
Registration Deadline Extension
The deadline for registration closure has been extended until January 13 2012. If you are having difficulty in completing the registration forms please contact the helpdesk.