The 2014 MASA Picnic and Seventeenth Annual
will be held on Saturday, August 9th at the
Columbia Park picnic shelter in Minneapolis.
Shelter is reserved from 3pm until close. We will try to eat
by 6pm. The door prize drawings will be held after everyone
has eaten their fill.
All MASA members, their families, their guests,
past MASA members, and prospective club members are invited to attend.
Please RSVP by
Address is Columbia Park, 800 Columbia Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN
Google maps link.
What will be Provided
Burgers, hot dogs, buns, and condiments.
Beverages (soda and ice water).
Disposable plates, cups, napkins, utensils, etc.
What you should Bring
A food item to share with the group -
traditional picnic items like potato salad, chips, cookies,
beans, etc or anything else that you'd like to bring!
Your Kitbash contest rocket for everyone to
see. We will hold a special launch them at a regular MASA
Any serving utensils or cutting knives that you
need for your shared food items.
Your MASA name tag.
Lawn chairs (or a blanket, maybe a folding
A shade canopy (if you own one) Please make sure
you stake it to the ground!
(optional) If you don't care for burgers and hot dogs, feel
free to bring your own grill-able item.
(optional) Stuff for the swap
(optional) Your latest rocket project - just to
show it off.
(optional) Rockets and launch equipment so you
can do some flyin'.
(optional) Games or other activities.
The following list will be updated regularly as
people RSVP so we don't end up with 10 bags of chips or something
silly like that...
People have volunteered to bring the following food items to
We will need a volunteer or two to man the
MASA members are invited to bring along any
rocketry-related items that they would like to swap or sell.
(Time to clean out that closet!)
The following people will be bringing:
There is not a launch scheduled with the picnic
this year. If you want to bring your own launch system and
small rockets, there is a small open area near the picnic
shelter where you can fly them. We have been warned that
this small field is surrounded by rocket eating trees ("rocketus
eatemupus"). Bring your MicroMaxx rockets!
Free "Door" Prizes
There will be drawings for lots of free
attending will be eligible for these drawings. Must be present at the
time of the drawing to win. Drawing will be held around 7pm
(or whenever people are done eating).
There will be two groups of
prizes: Group 1 - kids 14 and under, and Group 2 -
everyone else. There will be enough Group 1 prizes so that
all kids in attendance will each win something. In Group
2, we are going for "quality instead of quantity". This
will make for a more exciting prize drawing, but not everyone in
Group 2 will go home with a prize.
Group 1 (Age 14 and under) Prizes will include:
Group 2 (Age 15 and up) Prizes will include:
A HUGE thank you to all the businesses and
individuals who donated prizes!
It would be greatly appreciated if you could RSVP
by August 8. Please list: how many people will be
attending, what food item you'll be bringing to share for the
pot-luck (if you know
what it'll be), if you'll be donating any door prizes, and any items you'll be bringing for the swap -n- sell (if
you want them listed on this page beforehand).
Please send your email RSVP to
MASARocketry@rocketmail.com Please use "Picnic RSVP"
in the subject line.
See you there!