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Tripoli is a non-profit organization dedicated to education, advancement, and safe operation of amateur high-power rocketry.  Our members are drawn from the United States and 22 countries across the globe.


The Tripoli Rocketry Association carries General Liability Insurance covering launch events, meetings, classes, seminars and other Tripoli Sanctioned Events. Adherance to Tripoli's Safety Code, and its Bylaws is required for coverage.


The Tripoli Rocketry Association is made up of "Prefectures." These are local groups geographically, that organize meetings, events and launches for the benefit of their members and those from other prefectures.

News and Announcements from Tripoli HQ

Recent announcements, updates and changes from Tripoli Headquarters and the Board of Directors.

Recent Articles


High Power Rocketry Complimentary Issue!

Tripoli publishes four new High Power Rocketry / Tripoli Report issues every year.


2021 Compilation Issue

This magazine is available to download for all current members of Tripoli. The journal features launch coverage, how-to articles, technical reports, hobby news, product reviews, and more!


Grab a Free Issue!

This compilation issue is some of the articles, materials, and information from the 2021 issues. This compilation is provided for non-members in hopes that it will help them to better understand the value of membership in the Tripoli Rocketry Association.

Download the Magazine

To access the entire High Power Rocketry and the Tripoli Report archive, you must become a member of Tripoli.

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Motor Testing and Certification

The Tripoli Motor Testing Committee (TMT) periodically tests and certifies model and high-power rocket motors to ensure compliance with NFPA 1125.

Erik Gates Scholarship

The Erik Gates Memorial Scholarship Fund annually awards an educational scholarship to assist in the continued education of the award recipient.

High-Power Certification

Tripoli maintains a skill-based certification program for high-power rocketry certifications and the Tripoli Mentoring Program for junior members.

Committee and Event News

These updates and annoucements come from the various committees and groups that make up the Tripoli Rocketry Association. 

Recent Articles

Upcoming Events

Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Make sure to confirm details at with the host.

Upcoming Events

2023 Erik Gates Scholarship

The Erik Gates Memorial Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that applications for the 2023 year are now being accepted. 

Please look at Erik Gates Memorial Scholarship  for more information and instructions on how to apply for the scholarship. 

Tripoli has awarded educational scholarships for many years in Erik’s memory. We look forward to receiving, reviewing, and awarding more in 2023.

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Tripoli  Rocketry Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 87, Bellevue, NE, 68005
(402) 884-9530 - phone  /  (402) 884-9531 - fax