WCARA 2021 Sprint Rules

WCARA 2021 HF SPRINT CONTEST RULES

  1. THE CONTEST IS OPEN TO ALL WCARA MEMBERS AND INVITEES
  2. THE CONTEST WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 28th BETWEEN 10 A.M. AND 2 P.M.
  3. ONLY THE 80,40,20,15 AND 10 METER BANDS ARE ALLOWED.  YOU MAY OPERATE ONE OR ALL BANDS.
  4. SSB ONLY, NO CW, IMAGE OR DIGITAL MODES
  5. LOGGING BY ANY SOFTWARE YOU CHOSE AS LONG AS IT IS ABLE TO GENERATE A PAPER/SOFT COPY OF YOUR CONTACTS FOR EACH BAND. 
  6. EACH U.S. CONTACT WILL COUNT AS ONE (1) POINT, DX (TO INCLUDE ALASKA AND HAWAIIA) CONTACTS WILL COUNT AS TWO (2).
  7. THE EXCHANGE WILL BE CALL SIGN, SIGNAL REPORT, AND QTH.
  8. STATIONS MAY BE CONTACTED ONLY ONCE PER BAND OPERATED.
  9. THERE ARE NO RESTRICTIONS AS TO ANTENNA OR POWER. (USE WHAT YOU HAVE AS LONG AS IT IS LEGAL)
  10. STATIONS MAY OPERATE AS TEAMS (ONE OPERATING ONE LOGGING) TEAMS ARE TO BE REPORTED PRIOR TO OPERATION. ONLY ONE TRANSMITTER ON THE AIR AT A TIME PER TEAM/INDIVIDUAL.
  11.  AFTER THE CONTEST, LOGS WILL BE SUBMITTED TO A NON-PARTICIPANT FOR COUNTING (NO LATER THAN APRIL 11TH). PLEASE HIGHLIGHT OR CHECK MARK EACH DX CONTACT FOR SCORE VERIFICATION.
  12.  A $10.00 ENTRY FEE WILL BE COLLECTED BY THE CONTEST COORDINATOR (TBD) NO LATER THAN 9:59 AM MARCH 28TH, A FEE FOR EACH PARTICIPANT AND EACH TEAM MEMBER WILL BE COLLECTED, i.e. A TWO MAN TEAM’S ENTRY FEE WILL BE $20.
  13. THE WINNER WITH THE MOST TOTAL POINTS WILL RECEIVE ALL MONIES COLLECTED AS ENTRY FEES.  IN THE EVENT OF A TIE, THE MONEY WILL BE DIVIDED EQUALLY AMONG THE WINNERS.