Here is the preliminary info for this years soaring seminar. In the past we have attracted attendees from Iowa and many surrounding states. We hope to continue to pull in even more people. You do NOT have to be a glider pilot to attend. Anyone intersting in soaring or gliders will be more than welcome, and you WILL enjoy yourself! If you want to fly in both Cedar Rapids (CID) and Marion (C17) are convenient to the hotel.
2008 Iowa Region Soaring Seminar and Banquet
Saturday March 1, 2008 in Cedar Rapids, IA
Please make plans to attend the annual Iowa Region Soaring Seminar and Banquet. It will take place March 1, 2008 at the Clarion Hotel in Cedar Rapids, IA starting at 11:30 AM. We are looking at an exciting lineup of speakers for the afternoon seminar.
Many presentations are in the works, and we look forward to having a full bill of exciting and interesting soaring topics for the afternoon. They cast of speakers is still not completed, however, so if you have any ideas for presenters please contact us.
Cold Sandwiches, Snacks, Coffee, and Water will be served at noon for the seminar. At the conclusion of the seminar, we will begin the banquet, conveniently served at the hotel and ordered off the menu. Stories will be told, awards will be given, and we look forward to activity reports from pilots around the region.
Be sure to contact the Clarion Hotel and reserve your room today. Mention that you are part of the Glider Pilot Convention for a discounted room. Rates are $82 a night. Reservations must be made before February 16 to get the discount.
Cost for the seminar is set at $25 a person. Advance payment to hold your place is required. Please send your checks as soon as possible, made out to Tom Burns. We look forward to seeing everyone from around the area in March!
2164 Kincaid Avenue
Muscatine, IA 52761
525 33rd Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404