NATIONAL DECENTRALISED COMPETITION (NDC)
5.1.1. The National Decentralised
Competition (NDC) is intended to foster competition
during the year and may be used as a basis for Club
competition calendars. Club members results are
forwarded by club recording officers to the NZMAA
recording officer who collates all results. Trophies for
individual winner, top junior and winning club are
presented at the National Championships prizegiving at
the end of the year. The scores obtained by juniors are
used to decide best junior.
5.1.2. The last competition is usually
at the end of November each year to allow for collation
of the last results and calculation of all scores before
5.1.3. The competition includes classes
that obtain a result by the timing of flights. Classes
that involve the judging of flights or models cannot be
competed for on a decentralised basis.
5.2. NDC Rules
competitions will be flown to the current NZMAA rules.
5.2.2. The NZMAA Recording Officer will
publish the Programme of events for the year with the
last “NZ Model Flying World” of the preceding year.
5.2.3 Eligible Flying Days. The NDC
programme will advertise events to be flown in each
calendar month January through to November. Flights may
be made on any Saturday or
Sunday for the advertised events for that month. The
contestant must advise the timer before starting the
event that these are official NDC flights. The
contestant must then complete the event that day and may
not restart or complete it on another day. Where the
event is a club or SIG event the contest director may
declare the event an official NDC event.”
5.3. NDC Results
5.3.1. Scoring. Each individual event
will be scored as per scoring at the Nationals (See para
3.5.5. in these rules). Totals for individuals and clubs
will be used to decide placing for the year.
5.3.2. Forwarding Results. Clubs must
forward results to the NZMAA Recording Officer. To be
included, the NZMAA recording officer must have received
results within 14 days of the authorised date of the
Publication of Results. Progress
results will be published in "NZ Model Flying World"
magazine during the year. The first 10 placings overall
will be posted at the Nationals and in the first
magazine of the year. A full list of the overall results
for individual competitors may be obtained by sending a
self addressed, stamped envelope to the NZMAA Recording
Officer after the Nationals. 5.3.4.
Indoor Events. The ceiling height of the venue is to be
submitted with results of Indoor events.
NZMAA Flying Rules :