2006 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.


18 Meter Class      Saunders, Chris       96.889 %
Standard Class      Garner                96.275 %
Open Class          Schwenkler            95.848 %
15 Meter Class      Gimmey                92.003 %
World Class         Tuckey                88.263 %


18 Meter Class Nationals, Hobbs, NM

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jul 18, 06) Cochrane              : 1000 Saunders, Chris       :  944
 2 (Jul 19, 06) Walters               : 1000 Saunders, Chris       :  999
 3 (Jul 20, 06) Saunders, Chris       : 1000 Saunders, Chris       : 1000
 4 (Jul 21, 06) Saunders, Chris       : 1000 Saunders, Chris       : 1000
 5 (Jul 22, 06) Saunders, Chris       : 1000 Saunders, Chris       : 1000
 6 (Jul 23, 06) Cochrane              : 1000 Saunders, Chris       :  968
 7 (Jul 25, 06) Ittner                : 1000 Saunders, Chris       :  931
 8 (Jul 26, 06) Saunders, Chris       : 1000 Saunders, Chris       : 1000
 9 (Jul 27, 06) Jacobs, Doug          : 1000 Saunders, Chris       :  980


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 9000 Contest Winner        : 8720

Chris Saunders's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 96.889 %


Standard Class Nationals, Uvalde, TX

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Aug 01, 06) Garner                : 1000 Garner                : 1000
 2 (Aug 02, 06) Keene                 : 1000 Garner                :  840
 3 (Aug 03, 06) Springford            : 1023 Garner                :  986
 4 (Aug 04, 06) Huss                  : 1000 Garner                :  978
 5 (Aug 05, 06) Keene                 : 1000 Garner                :  999
 6 (Aug 07, 06) Garner                : 1000 Garner                : 1000
 7 (Aug 08, 06) Springford            : 1027 Garner                :  980
 8 (Aug 09, 06) Litt                  : 1025 Garner                :  995
 9 (Aug 10, 06) Fletcher              : 1000 Garner                :  959


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 9075 Contest Winner        : 8737

Garner's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 96.275 %


Open Class Nationals, Hobbs, NM

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jul 18, 06) Schwenkler            : 1000 Schwenkler            : 1000
 2 (Jul 19, 06) Willat                : 1000 Schwenkler            :  927
 3 (Jul 20, 06) Willat                : 1000 Schwenkler            :  979
 4 (Jul 21, 06) Tabery                : 1000 Schwenkler            :  992
 5 (Jul 22, 06) Leonard, Steven and Willat: 1000 Schwenkler            :  902
 6 (Jul 23, 06) Tabery                : 1000 Schwenkler            :  996
 7 (Jul 25, 06) Tabery                : 1000 Schwenkler            :  958
 8 (Jul 26, 06) Milner                : 1008 Schwenkler            : 1000
 9 (Jul 27, 06) Tabery                : 1000 Schwenkler            :  880


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 9008 Contest Winner        : 8634

Schwenkler's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 95.848 %


15 Meter Class Nationals, Montague, CA

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jul 04, 06) Walters               :  909 Gimmey                :  844
 2 (Jul 05, 06) Gimmey                : 1000 Gimmey                : 1000
 3 (Jul 06, 06) Seaborn               :  997 Gimmey                :  892
 4 (Jul 07, 06) Walters               :  993 Gimmey                :  868
 5 (Jul 08, 06) Gimmey                : 1000 Gimmey                : 1000
 6 (Jul 10, 06) Walters               : 1000 Gimmey                :  916
 7 (Jul 11, 06) Gere                  :  928 Gimmey                :  869
 8 (Jul 12, 06) Gimmey                :  989 Gimmey                :  989
 9 (Jul 13, 06) Walters               : 1000 Gimmey                :  913


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 8816 Contest Winner        : 8111

Gimmey's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 92.003 %


World Class Nationals, Marfa, TX

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jun 20, 06) Pin                   : 1000 Tuckey                :  933
 2 (Jun 21, 06) Westbrook             :  778 Tuckey                :  431
 3 (Jun 22, 06) Tuckey                :  420 Tuckey                :  420
 4 (Jun 24, 06) Tuckey                : 1000 Tuckey                : 1000
 5 (Jun 25, 06) Tuckey                : 1000 Tuckey                : 1000
 6 (Jun 26, 06) Pin                   :  425 Tuckey                :  206
 7 (Jun 27, 06) Tuckey                :  370 Tuckey                :  370
 8 (Jun 29, 06) Tuckey                :  400 Tuckey                :  400


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 5393 Contest Winner        : 4760

Tuckey's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 88.263 %


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