2002 Hatcher Trophy Standings

The Soaring Society of America's most prestigious competition award

Sailplane Racing's Top Gun

last updated on Thursday, December 03, 2009

The Hatcher Trophy was created in memory of Ron Hatcher a well known contest pilot.   At the end of each racing season, the scores of national champions from the four FAI Classes and the World Class nationals are compared to determine which achieved the highest percentage of the maximum cumulative score possible for the competition. The full description of the trophy is available. The results for 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, and 2001 are available.


Open Class          Tabery                97.381 %
Standard Class      Beltz                 96.604 %
15 Meter Class      Mockler, Dave         95.929 %
18 Meter Class      Ittner                93.868 %
World Class         Yeates                83.385 %


Open Class Nationals, Uvalde, TX

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Aug 13, 02) Weissenbuehler        : 1000 Tabery                :  976
 2 (Aug 14, 02) Weissenbuehler        :  993 Tabery                :  920
 3 (Aug 15, 02) Butler                : 1000 Tabery                :  991
 4 (Aug 16, 02) Tabery                : 1000 Tabery                : 1000
 5 (Aug 17, 02) Milner                : 1018 Tabery                :  998
 6 (Aug 19, 02) Tabery and Butler     : 1000 Tabery                : 1000
 7 (Aug 20, 02) Tabery                : 1000 Tabery                : 1000
 8 (Aug 21, 02) Tabery                : 1000 Tabery                : 1000
 9 (Aug 22, 02) Tabery                : 1000 Tabery                : 1000


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 9011 Contest Winner        : 8775

Tabery's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 97.381 %


Standard Class Nationals, Hobbs, NM

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jul 02, 02) Beltz                 :  762 Beltz                 :  762
 2 (Jul 03, 02) Cundiff               :  813 Beltz                 :  807
 3 (Jul 04, 02) Beltz                 : 1000 Beltz                 : 1000
 4 (Jul 05, 02) Epp                   : 1000 Beltz                 :  841
 5 (Jul 08, 02) Gimmey                :  810 Beltz                 :  802
 6 (Jul 09, 02) Keene                 :  857 Beltz                 :  850
 7 (Jul 10, 02) Ittner                : 1000 Beltz                 :  940


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 6242 Contest Winner        : 6030

Beltz's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 96.604 %


15 Meter Class Nationals,

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jul 16, 02) Jacobs, Doug          :  620 Mockler, Dave         :  577
 2 (Jul 19, 02) Seaborn               : 1000 Mockler, Dave         :  964
 3 (Jul 20, 02) Butler                : 1000 Mockler, Dave         :  968
 4 (Jul 21, 02) Cochrane              :  761 Mockler, Dave         :  746
 5 (Jul 22, 02) Seaborn               : 1000 Mockler, Dave         :  968
 6 (Jul 23, 02) Mockler, Dave         :  735 Mockler, Dave         :  735
 7 (Jul 24, 02) Bartell               :  537 Mockler, Dave         :  436
 8 (Jul 25, 02) Seaborn               :  857 Mockler, Dave         :  851


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 6510 Contest Winner        : 6245

Dave Mockler's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 95.929 %


18 Meter Class Nationals,

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jul 30, 02) Chaffee               :  976 Ittner                :  876
 2 (Jul 31, 02) Tabery                : 1000 Ittner                :  993
 3 (Aug 01, 02) Bartell               : 1000 Ittner                :  965
 4 (Aug 02, 02) Chaffee               : 1000 Ittner                :  990
 5 (Aug 03, 02) Tabery                : 1000 Ittner                :  941
 6 (Aug 04, 02) Chaffee               : 1000 Ittner                :  949
 7 (Aug 06, 02) Ittner                :  850 Ittner                :  850
 8 (Aug 07, 02) Bourland              :  426 Ittner                :  214
 9 (Aug 08, 02) Walters               : 1000 Ittner                :  970


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 8252 Contest Winner        : 7746

Ittner's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 93.868 %


World Class Nationals, Uvalde, TX

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Aug 13, 02) Pin                   :  733 Yeates                :  667
 2 (Aug 14, 02) Pin                   :  618 Yeates                :  444
 3 (Aug 15, 02) Yeates                :  562 Yeates                :  562
 4 (Aug 16, 02) Kawa                  :  657 Yeates                :  482
 5 (Aug 17, 02) Kawa                  :  882 Yeates                :  839
 6 (Aug 19, 02) Kawa                  : 1081 Yeates                :  831
 7 (Aug 20, 02) Kawa                  :  764 Yeates                :  603
 8 (Aug 21, 02) Kawa                  :  997 Yeates                :  779
 9 (Aug 22, 02) Tuckey                :  760 Yeates                :  611


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 7054 Contest Winner        : 5882

Yeates's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 83.385 %


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