The Blue Ridge Rocketeers have an FAA Waiver for HPR Rockets to 4,000 ft AGL on the Owen's Farm launch site in Leetown, WV. This is a working farm and launches are restricted to the fall, winter and early spring - typically, October - May.At the present time, HPR flights are restricted to club members with appropriate certifications. We have members certified to HPR Level-2 who are available to help you get your Level-1 High Power Certification through the NAR.. BRR members would be happy to get you through the design, construction and your certification flight. NAR Junior Certification is also available.

HPR Certification

Educational!

Our Launches

Do you like flying model rockets? Are you interested in mid-power and high power rocketry? Consider attending one of our meetings or launches. The Blue Ridge Rocketeers are located in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. 

Model rocketry is a safe, educational and enjoyable hobby that has been around since the 1950's

Benefits of Membership

  • Monthly Business - Meetings are now held at 3PM  during monthly sport launches or as otherwise announced.

  • Team America Rocketry Contest - National competition, May 12, 2018 Great Meadow, Virginia
  • National Sport Launch - May 26-28, 2018, Geneseo, New York

  • The Blue Ridge Rocketeers  (BRR) is a National Association of Rocketry chartered and insured section open to all NAR members for membership. We are a new rocketry club in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia and welcome new members interested in model, mid-power and high-power rocketry, flying rockets and having fun.
  • By joining the NAR you receive 6-issues of Sport Rocketry magazine, a member guidebook and a 60-page 'How To' book on getting started in model rocketry.
  • Membership in BRR provides both newcomers and experienced modelers with the opportunity to meet others with similar interests and to share skills in model rocketry.
  • BRR  holds meetings, build sessions, clinics and launch events. Check this website for the dates, times and locations.
  • You can join our club by attending one of our meetings or launches and completing a membership application. 

Safe!

News and Events

When:  Saturday -  February 17, 2018

Time:   12PM - 5PM (or dusk)

Place:   Owens Farm

             Leetown, WV

HPR and sport launch with authorization to 4,000 ft AGL. Look for the traffic cone at 10500 Leetown Road  for access to field. TARC Teams are welcome to fly.

Fun!

Rocketry is.......

Blue Ridge Rocketeers

National Association of Rocketry

Section # 759