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Published On 8/19/2022
Tripoli is pleased to announce a new enhancement to membership. Now, members can download a virtual copy of their membership card. As always, upon signup or renewal, Senior and Junior Tripoli members will be mailed a physical Tripoli membership card and can also download a virtual card.
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Published On 4/27/2022
Under this safety code there are no longer commercial launches or Research launches just Tripoli launches.  There are some changes to the current safety code such as a common safe distance table, a safety code for both model rockets as well as radio controlled boosted gliders as well as other changes.  Please take the time to read this document in its entirety.
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Published On 3/29/2022
The Tripoli Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2022 Prefecture Improvement Plan (PIP). All active Prefectures in good standing with the organization, are eligible. This is a grant program the prefectures can use to make significant improvements for your members.
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Published On 7/24/2020
The Tripoli Board of Directors have announced details for the upcoming Annual Members Meeting
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Published On 4/17/2020
Continuing the recommendations of the CDC relative to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tripoli Board of Directors has extended the moratorium on group Tripoli activities until either April 28 or until state and local governments begin lifting “Stay at Home” orders, whichever comes first. This restriction now allows individual households to launch from their backyard or nearby open space as long as the activity complies with local orders regarding travel and gathering size for recreational activities. Unnecessary travel or gathering in groups with persons from other households is still strongly discouraged in compliance with the spirit of the governmental guidelines.
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BALLS News and Updates

Published On 7/1/2020
Tripoli Gerlach have reluctantly postponed BALLS 29 until September 2021 due to COVID-19 concerns
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LDRS News and Updates

Published On 6/13/2022
During the LDRS 40 Member's Banquet it was announced that that the Tripoli Wisconsin Association, Tripoli Green Bay, and Tripoli Chicago will be hosting LDRS 41 at the Richard Bong Recreation Area located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin.
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Published On 5/11/2020
After much listening, discussion, careful consideration, UROC has made the difficult decision to postpone LDRS 39 until 2021. Given the reality of COVID-19 and the unknown impacts on a large launch like LDRS, UROC believes this is the correct decision. The health and well-being of rocketry participants, spectators, and staff is our top priority.
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Annual Election

Published On 8/13/2020
2020 TRA Board of Directors Election Results
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Published On 9/4/2019
Results from the 2019 TRA Board of Directors Elections
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Published On 8/1/2018
2018 Tripoli Board Election Results
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Class 3 Committee

Published On 1/8/2021
For fliers planning high altitude Class 2 and any Class 3 flights please check out updates to the Tripoli website under Class 3 Review Committee...
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Published On 10/30/2020
The Tripoli Board of Directors has approved a change in policy with respect to high altitude flights. Past policy has been that all FAA Class 2 flights of 50,000 feet AGL and above require a review by the Class 3 Review Committee (C3RC).
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Publications Committee

Published On 9/14/2022
The September 2022 edition of High Power Rocketry and Tripoli Report is now available. The articles in this issue include coverage of LDRS' Return to Lucerne as well as much more.
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Scholarship Committee

Published On 7/27/2022
This year, we had 40 applicants, from 7 different countries, a record number! It shows how truly international our organization has become! We had 40 applicants this year, a record number! The committee took extra time to evaluate all of the applicants and selected 3 applicants that we felt deserved to be recipients.
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Published On 1/30/2021
Applications have opened for the 2021 Erik Gates Scholarship, with three scholarships on offer in 2021...
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Published On 11/28/2022
The TRATech Committee is now soliciting presenters to speak at the conference in sessions on various rocketry-related topics.
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Published On 8/31/2021
TRA is pleased to share the proceedings of the first annual TRATech held in Wendover NV as part of LDRS 39
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(402) 884-9530 - phone  /  (402) 884-9531 - fax