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BLUE ROCK FLOAT FLY 2024

When: Saturday and Sunday April 20 & 21 2024

Where: Willow Grove Vic. See map below

(This page was updated on 05.01.2024)

The BRAG RC Model Plane Club is pleased to announce the Second ever Blue Rock Float Fly to be held on the 20th and 21st of April 2024.

(If the weather is not suitable follow our Facebook pages for updates)

The club would like to invite all VMAA – MAAA affiliate clubs & their members to visit and enjoy our facilities and be part of the event.

Buy your Raffle tickets online Here

This RC float plane event is sponsored by:

Albury RC and Hobbies, Albury.

https://www.alburyrcmodels.com.au/

Australian Forest and Garden, Warragul and Leongatha.

https://australianforestandgarden.com.au/

Monk Firewood

https://www.facebook.com/monksfirewood/

Download Event Flyer click HERE.

Download Raffle Flyer HERE

Click here to view all club sponsors

Baw Baw RC main sponsors image

Flying

Saturday and Sunday the 20th & 21st of April 2024.

Flying starts at 9.00 am.

Gates open at 8.00 am.

Gates will be open on the Friday for early arrivals.

Generally our club site provides a 100 meter long strip suitable for most sizes of aircraft and Blue Rock Lake for float planes.

For those camping, there is flying on the Saturday if you wish.

Entry

Flyers: A $10 Flyers entry fee on Sunday towards the running of the club is greatly appreciated.

General Visitors: A Gold coin donation by general visitors is appreciated.

Click here to register your attendance and book a camp site (Coming soon)

Strip and Float Flying on the day

Strip and Float Flying on the day

Camping

Camping is available Friday Night and Saturday Night.

A donation of $10 per person per night towards the running of the club is greatly appreciated.

There is no shower facility at this point in time. This will be available in the future.

Upon arrival speak to one of the committee to be directed to the camping area/sites.

Book your camping site early as depending on numbers there may be a cap.

Refreshments

There will be onsite catering available on Saturday and Sunday.

A BBQ breaky, BBQ Lunch and cold drinks available.

Egg and bacon Sanga $6.00, Sausages $3.50, Hamburgers $6.00,

Drinks $2.50

There are two BBQs available for use on the Friday and Saturday nights.

Please RSVP to events@bawbawrc.com.au

Payments:

Cash accepted

Credit Card Facilities will now be available.

Pilots Choice Award

Yes, the pilots get to choose the best float plane for the day, and the winner receives a cool looking trophy. The word best is very subjective, and there will be many appealing planes on the day. Lets see who takes out the trophies on the day.

Rescue Boat

There is a rescue boat on site in the event you need to fetch your plane.

Due to unprecedented demand for the rescue boat at the last event, all for silly reasons, there will be a fines jar.......

Did someone say RAFFLE

Yes, and its called the BRAG MEGA RAFFLE.

Heaps of prizes ($5000 worth of them) and something to suit nearly everyone.

A big thank you to our Sponsors, Ken and Rob ant Albury RC, Monk firewood, Elijah from Australian Forest and Garden, Star Hotel Walhalla, Bunnings Warragul, Walter from Christmas Pines Mountain retreat, Hire Direct, Harvey Norman Traralgon, Inland Surf.

Details of the raffle can be found here. We are looking for your support, so please buy a raffle ticket, or forward the links to someone who may, thank you.

Click here or on the image to purchase a raffle ticket online

Download Raffle Flyer HERE

See the top three prizes below.

There are nine prizes in total, so something for everyone.

1st prize

Buy Raffle tickets Online - Click Here

2nd Prize

Nine (9) prizes up for grabs

Including accommodation at the Star Hotel Walhalla

3rd Prize

Click here to view all prizes

Amenities

There are portable toilets on site for your convenience.

We may not have tank water available in time for the event.

It is recommended to bring drinking water or you can purchase water bottles from the club.

There is NO 240Volts power on site at this stage.

Currently there is NO 12V Charging station.

Parking

There is ample onsite parking for visitors.

There will be a drop off zone near the pits entry area.

Gates open at 8.00 am

The entry is via the gate straight ahead at the end of Blue Rock road before the road turns left and becomes Glenbrook Place. See map below.

Accommodation

There is accommodation in Yarragon which is on the way to the Club and only 22 minutes from the club.

https://yarragonmotel.com/

Phone: 03 5634 2655

Let us know you are coming

If you wish to attend please RSVP to

events "at" bawbawrc.com.au

by the 10th of April so we can cater for numbers.

Questions?

Contact Mick on ZERO439537901 for any questions.

Fine print

MAAA, VMAA and Club Safety rules apply.

Latest copy of our club safety rules can be found by clicking here:

Please bring your current MAAA membership card.

Visiting Pilots need Bronze/Silver Wings at a minimum.

If flying a heavy model, bring your heavy model certification.

Hope to see you there.

rsvp please

events "@" bawbawrc dot com.au

BRAG RC Club Location

Blue Rock Rd, Willow Grove VIC 3825

Turn north on Willow Grove Road at the town of Trafalgar.

You will need to cross the train tracks just prior to this opposite the United petrol station.

Access to the club is through the gate straight ahead at the end of blue Rock Road. DO NOT turn left into the new estate.

Contact Mick on 0439537901 for any questions.

RSVP: events "at" bawbawrc.com.au

Web site: https://www.bawbawrc.com.au

Other items of interest

The General Store Willow on Main is now open 7 Days a week and opens at 7am and closes at 7pm. Feel free to grab a coffee on the way into the club. The store is only about 200m past our turn off.

They make an awesome coffee or Hot Chocolate, hot food including meals, sandwiches, cakes, drinks and more...

Let them know you are going down to the BRAG Club for a great day.

Visit them on face book here.

There is a walking track that connects our club site to the main Willow Grove Park, swim area and boat ramp. It is a nice walk along the shoreline that is about 1.2 km long.

The park area can be seen in the background of the image where the Albatross is making its water landing approach. (See image above))

The Irish Pub is a short walk and is open on Saturday and Sunday 12noon to 10pm. More details can be found by clicking here.

Willow on MAin general store