Hayward Air Rally

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Awards and Prizes

The following prizes will be awarded at the banquet on Saturday evening:

Cash Awards:


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10 $50

In addition to the cash awards, finishing position trophies are awarded to the top 10 finishers.

Each year has a new t-shirt. The design (see the image above) on the shirt includes last year's winning aircraft.

Special Trophy Awards

  • Best First Time Racer
  • Broken Wing/Red Baron (Adversity Award)
  • Best Renter (best finish in a rented airplane)
  • Tail End Charlie (last place)
  • Mike Halstead Excellence Award, trophy plus cash award to Masters Class winner
  • 99's Award
  • Redding Airport award for navigational accuracy (three awards with AvGas credit) based on timing scores
  • There might be others...you just never know what we want to recognize (or make fun of!)
Special 2014 Awards
Red Baron Award Race 411, Richard and Tyler Neiland - Medical adversity
Tail End Charlie Race 5, Mike and Terry Citro (14,808 points)
Most Lost (biggest distance to a checkpoint) Race 9, Steve Davis (2.478 nm away from Checkpoint Sherwin 1)
Highest Altitude at Timing-2 Race 3, Dan VanDussen (1347' AGL)
Top Gun (highest % speed @ Timing) Race 55, Kevin McElwee & Li Vellinga (131.86% of cruise)
Wright Flyer (lowest % speed @ Timing) Race 73, Sam Sun (43.7% of cruise)
Best Rookie Racer Race 77, Scott Minick and Michelle Minick
Most Enthusiastic Barney Smith, Race 3 Navigator
Stenbock CAFE Award Race 63, Rick Emerian (RV10)


Sponsor-Provided Door Prizes

Our gracious and generous sponsors have contributed a number of prizes, goods and services. The door prizes are awarded by random drawing at the awards banquet.

Jean Stroobant Service Award