Midland Rocketry National Rocketry Event 2020

Midland Rocketry National Rocketry Event 2020

Dear Flyer / Attendee,

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Midland Sky 2020 National Rocketry event hosted by Midland Rocketry Club over the weekend of the 18th to 20th of September 2020. (Please read all of this document)

We are aiming to have a relaxed weekend of fun and flying, with the opportunity for you to enter our 8 rocket competitions (please see FB and Website for details)

However, due to the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 pandemic and to enable the event to go ahead we are implementing a number of measures to ensure we are compliant with COVID-19 secure requirements.

The safety and wellbeing of all attendee’s is our top priority.

 

Please note:

There are no Certification flights or First-time flyer/mentor flights allowed. You must be a competent flyer with your own valid BMFA insurance

 

If you or anyone in your household has any of the symptoms of COVID-19 you must stay away. The main symptoms are:

  • A high temperature

  • A new continuous cough

  • A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste

You must also stay at home if you have experienced COVID-19 symptoms in the past 14 days, have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 14-days, or have had contact with a known or suspected COVID-19 case.

 

Please check and ensure there are no restrictions on you travelling from your area before setting off.

 

Attending the Event:

Whether you are flying or spectating you are most welcome. However, part of the conditions of you/your family bubble attendance to Midland Sky 2020 is that you must comply with our Covid policy. Social distancing must be maintained at all times.  All Spectators and Flyers need to stay in the spectator area, tent city or the car park unless they are flying at that moment. Flyers and Spectators must not wander around the farm, flight area or mix outside of their bubble.

 

People violating these rules may be reminded of their obligations and/or asked to leave.

 

On arrival:

Please ensure you are wearing face masks while at flight registration and other close contact points. We are operating a track & trace record keeping. On arrival at flight registration please immediately Use the QR reader and log in and complete all sections, this will provide us with the information we are required to gather to meet our COVID secure responsibilities and enable us to track and trace if required. We will then continue with the remaining booking in process at reception. Please note: If you or anyone in your party becomes ill with any of the recognised COVID-19 symptoms (while onsite or within 14 days afterwards) please contact me immediately on 07415 698420.

 

Event Registration Payment:

If possible please pay via PayPal friends & family to paul@rocketmotors.co.uk. We can take cash but want it to be minimal handling for Covid 19 to be transferred.

(Please ensure you are wearing mask/s) to complete the booking in process.

 

Hand Sanitizer/ disinfectant:

There are hand sanitizer / disinfectant located at Tent prep, Flight reg, Flight line, Pad line and Portaloo’s. Please use them when using our facilities.

 

Personal PPE:

It is a condition of your attendance that you bring enough hand sanitizer and facemasks for all members of your bubble for the period of time to attend the event, plus rubbish bags (all your rubbish and recycling must be taken away by you)

 

Tent Prep Area:

You are welcome to use the tables in tent prep area, please use the provided disinfectant spray and paper towels to wipe down any tables and chairs before and after use, dispose of the paper towels in the bins provided.

 

Kitchen Area:

Only 1 person, or people from the same household are permitted in the kitchen area at any one time, the Burco is available for you to use, however we will not be providing tea towels, cups, spoons and other tea/coffee making facilities (you must provide your own) When you have finished in the kitchen please use the provided disinfectant spray and paper towels and wipe down the work surfaces and any equipment you use. Dispose of the paper towels in the bin provided.

 

Toilet facilities:

The Portaloo facilities will be open for you to use. Only one person is permitted in each facility at any one time, please knock to ensure the facility is vacant before entering. Please use the Hand Sanitizer/ disinfectant at all times

 

Camping: 

See on-site map for details

Caravans:

For those in caravans please wherever possible use your own facilities.

As our activities take place outdoors, facemasks are optional outdoors where distances are greater than 2 metres between bubbles. However, social distancing must be maintained with anyone from outside of your household at all times whether outdoors or inside.

We would like to thank you in advance for your co-operation and following the above guidance.

 

Kind Regards

Paul Carter  

MRC Chairman & Organiser

07415 698420

Midland Rocketry Club

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