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Old 08-10-2016, 08:54 PM   #1
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Default The Southern Nationals in West Monroe, LA

2017 Southern Nationals

Dates: September 15-17, 2017
Location: IKE Hamilton Expo Center
501 Mane St.
West Monroe, LA 71291

Contact Info: [email protected]

Schedule: Friday Practice 8AM to 9PM
Saturday: Qualifiers start at 8AM, Some lower mains will be run Saturday after the qualifiers
Sunday: Mains start at 7:30AM

This year will be the first time we will use seeding practice. Seeding practice will start at 2PM on Friday. It will be 4 min heats and we will take your top 3 consecutive laps. Your transponders MUST be checked and corrected before your practice rounds. No transponder issues will be corrected during seeding practice.

This will be the order of the practice heats.

4x4 sct - 2 heats
Etruggy - 4 heats
Sportsman Ebuggy - 3 heats
Open Ebuggy - 3 heats
Pro Ebuggy - 2 heats
Sportsman Nitro Truggy - 1 heat
Open Nitro Truggy - 2 heats
Pro Nitro Truggy - 2 heats
Over 40 Nitro Buggy - 2 heats
Sportsman Nitro Buggy - 3 heats
Open Nitro Buggy - 3 heats
Pro Nitro Buggy - 3 heats

This event will have live coverage. 5150 Productions will be providing coverage for the event, and Mike Garrison will be behind the mic all weekend.

Entry Fee: $75, $75, and $30

Sponsors:
Platinum - Pro-Line Racing, Superior Graphix, Hitec, JConcepts, Nitro Pro Fuels, JPS Equipment Rental, Petrin, Indy RC World
Gold - JT Bearing Co, AKA, Absolute Hobbyz, Tekno RC, Amain Hobbies, Nemo Racing, GS Hobby
Silver - MKS Servos, VRP, Team Associated
Bronze - RC America

Classes:
4x4 SCT
Electric Truggy
Open Electric Buggy
Open Nitro Buggy
Open Nitro Truggy
Over 40 Nitro Buggy
Pro Electric Buggy
Pro Nitro Buggy
Pro Nitro Truggy
Sportsman Electric Buggy
Sportsman Nitro Buggy
Sportsman Nitro Truggy

Holiday Inn Express - 318-807-6000 ($100/night)

RV spots are available. The spots are booked directly with the IKE Center. Contact Robin at 318-325-9160 to reserve your spot. The charge is $20 per night.
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This event is going to be biggest Southern Nationals to date. We capped the event at 375 this year, and we are currently at 425 after filling heats. There are still a few spots open in a couple of the classes.

We will see you guys next Friday.
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Awesome seeing so many nitros. Nitro is not dead!
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All of the details for the 2017 event. Please see the link below.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1130883676991432/
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We have already confirmed several sponsors with one new sponsor for this year. Thank you MKS Servos for coming on board this year.

Go check out their awesome servos.

http://www.mksservosusa.com/
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The 2017 event is currently full and I am filling heats. Many of these spots are unpaid entries and will be flushed on April 3rd if not paid.

All entries must be paid before April 3rd, or your entry is going to be flushed from the system.

Here is a list of the remaining spots.
4x4SCT - 9
ETruggy - 3
Open Nitro Truggy - 13
Pro Nitro Buggy - 1
Pro Nitro Truggy - 9
Sportsman Nitro Buggy - 7
Sportsman Nitro Truggy - 1
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Check out the 2017 Promo video. Thank you Cory with 5150 Productions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tPoEWz5xKE
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Here is a list of the remaining spots:

4x4SCT - 4
Electric Truggy - 9
Open Nitro Buggy - 7
Pro Nitro Buggy - 3
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