2003 Hatcher Trophy Standings

The Soaring Society of America's most prestigious competition award

Sailplane Racing's Top Gun

last updated on Wednesday, August 10, 2011

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 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, and 2001 are available.


Standard Class      Jacobs, Doug          97.490 %
18 Meter Class      Ittner                97.380 %
Open Class          Butler                96.599 %
15 Meter Class      Kiiha                 96.210 %


Standard Class Nationals, Montague, CA

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Aug 05, 03) Jacobs, Doug          : 1000 Jacobs, Doug          : 1000
 2 (Aug 06, 03) Jacobs, Doug          :  915 Jacobs, Doug          :  915
 3 (Aug 07, 03) Cundiff               : 1000 Jacobs, Doug          :  896
 4 (Aug 08, 03) Cundiff               :  976 Jacobs, Doug          :  962
 5 (Aug 09, 03) Walters               : 1000 Jacobs, Doug          :  977
 6 (Aug 10, 03) Jacobs, Doug and Gimmey:  810 Jacobs, Doug          :  810
 7 (Aug 12, 03) Jacobs, Doug          :  968 Jacobs, Doug          :  968
 8 (Aug 13, 03) Sinclair              : 1000 Jacobs, Doug          :  975
 9 (Aug 14, 03) Gimmey                :  976 Jacobs, Doug          :  925


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 8645 Contest Winner        : 8428

Doug Jacobs's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 97.490 %


18 Meter Class Nationals,

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (May 28, 03) Gough                 :  903 Ittner                :  848
 2 (May 29, 03) Ittner                : 1000 Ittner                : 1000
 3 (May 30, 03) Litt                  : 1004 Ittner                :  924
 4 (Jun 02, 03) Ittner                :  984 Ittner                :  984
 5 (Jun 05, 03) Litt                  :  308 Ittner                :  302


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 4199 Contest Winner        : 4089

Ittner's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 97.380 %


Open Class Nationals, Cordele, GA

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (May 28, 03) Tabery                :  900 Butler                :  867
 2 (May 29, 03) Butler                :  984 Butler                :  984
 3 (May 30, 03) Butler                : 1000 Butler                : 1000
 4 (Jun 02, 03) Weissenbuehler        :  984 Butler                :  880
 5 (Jun 05, 03) Jurado                :  454 Butler                :  444


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 4322 Contest Winner        : 4175

Butler's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 96.599 %


15 Meter Class Nationals,

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jul 15, 03) Bourland              : 1000 Kiiha                 :  952
 2 (Jul 16, 03) Kiiha                 :  953 Kiiha                 :  953
 3 (Jul 17, 03) Walters               : 1000 Kiiha                 :  906
 4 (Jul 18, 03) Walters               : 1000 Kiiha                 :  933
 5 (Jul 19, 03) Butler                : 1000 Kiiha                 :  963
 6 (Jul 20, 03) Kiiha and Krueger     :  725 Kiiha                 :  725
 7 (Jul 22, 03) Schwenkler            : 1000 Kiiha                 :  958
 8 (Jul 23, 03) Masak                 : 1000 Kiiha                 :  971


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 7678 Contest Winner        : 7387

Kiiha's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 96.210 %


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