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"Looking back - Paying forward"

The National Association of Rocketry's
National Convention
March 14 - 16, 2008
The Kahler Grand Hotel, Rochester, Minnesota

Honored Guests - Vern & Gleda Estes

NARCON is an annual convention held by the NAR for the purposes of educating those interested in all aspects of hobby rocketry. Events include keynote speakers, training seminars, workshops, rocket-building sessions, open discussion forums, a sport launch, and much more!

Covered topics include technical sessions on all levels of rocketry from beginner to advanced, competition, educational aspects, safety, design and more.

All rocketeers (all ages, skill levels and affiliations) are invited to attend!  NARCON isn't just for NAR members!

Presentations Schedule (14K PDF)

Full NARCON Schedule (1452K PDF)

General questions about NARCON may be sent to narcon@mn-rocketry.net
or see the NARCON Staff page for additional contact information.

Information on making room reservations at the host hotel and convention site is located on the Hotel page.

Click here for attendee registration information.

Click here for vendor registration information.

Click here for the NARCON schedule of events

Everyone is invited to join the "NARCON_2008_Info" mailing list.

NARCON 2008 Sport Rocketry Ad (1,723K PDF)

NARCON 2008 Informational Flyer/Handout (1,186K PDF) - Please feel free to distribute this flyer to fellow rocketeers, club members, teachers, TARC teams, local hobby stores and so on...  Help us spread the word about NARCON!

An enormous round of applause to Sheri for donating the NARCON 2008 Grand Door Prize  for the second year in a row!  The (adult) Grand Prize winner will receive a special certificate that may be redeemed for their choice of a free 1/48 Saturn 1B, 1/24 Gemini Titan, 1/24 Mercury Redstone, 1/24 Mercury Atlas, or a great deal on the 1/48 Saturn V!!!!!!  For more information on the NARCON 2008 door prize drawings, click here.

Sponsored by the National Association of Rocketry

Hosted by MASA - the Minnesota Amateur Spacemodeler Association

With the assistance of TSM - Tripoli Southern Minnesota

NARCON 2007 web site




NARCON 2008 is history!


Thanks to all the attendees, vendors, presenters, supporters, and everyone who helped out.  It was a great weekend!



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