2020 OregonRocketry Launch Schedule

At this point, treat the entire schedule as “tentative” as we continue to follow guidelines from state and local government with regard to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Brothers High Power Launches 2020

Brothers is our primary HPR launch site. Waiver is 20,460 feet AGL with windows to 50,000 feet AGL. On research days, you must be an OROC member, TRA member, or an invited guest to attend. Everyone is welcome on Public Launch days. Launch times are from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM, except the last day of the event, which is 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Night launches are available. Launch fees for non-members and their families are $20 per weekend. Directions. All launches at Brothers are sanctioned under TRA.

  • AP Showers, April 24 – 26  Canceled
  • Spring Thunder, May 22 – 24 Canceled
  • Northwest Xtreme Rocket ShowJune 26 – 29 Tentative
  • Summer Skies, July 17 – 19 Tentative
  • Rocketober, October 16 – 18 Tentative

Sob Blaster – TCR High Power Launch 2020

  • Sod Blaster, Sep 4 – Sep 7 (Labor Day Weekend): This is a Tri-Cities Rocketeers Launch.  We do not host a launch in Brothers in August due to fire danger.  Please visit their website for more info.  OROC publicizes this launch as another nearby September HPR launch as we do not host a launch in Brothers due to the annual Sheridan launch.

Fillible’s Folly – Sheridan High Power Launch 2020

Sheridan waiver is typically 5,400 feet AGL. Launch window Saturday is from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Sunday is 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Public night launches available on Saturday. Launch fees for non-members and their families are $20 for the weekend for high power (H impulse and above), and $10 for the weekend for low power (A-G impulse). Directions (subject to change). All launches at Sheridan are sanctioned under NAR.

  • Filible’s Folly, September 11 – 13 (Friday is members only and the range is only open after we are done setting up) 

Garden Home, Oregon Launches 2020

First Saturday of the month from May to November, weather permitting.  Check here for last minute weather updates, or join the club and get updates via e-mail!

No waiver. Class 1 rockets only. Launch times are Saturdays from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM (2:00pm to 4:00pm for the final two launches due to youth soccer).

Located in Garden Home Park, 8020 SW 83rd Ave, Portland, OR 97223. Garden Home launches are free and open to the public. All launches at Garden Home Park are sanctioned under NAR. Garden Home Park flights are limited to C impulse, due to the size of our flying field.

  • Saturday, May 2, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
  • Saturday, June 6, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
  • Saturday July 4*, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM (*Might reschedule due to holiday)
  • Saturday, August 1, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
  • Saturday, September 5, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
  • Saturday, October 3, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 
  • Saturday, November 7, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM