2009 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      Kelley                98.062 %
Open Class          Willat, Garret        98.020 %
Standard Class      Greenhill             91.917 %
World Class         Snead                 89.114 %


18 Meter Class Nationals, Ephrata, WA

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jun 30, 09) Gimmey                : 1000 Kelley                :  999
 2 (Jul 01, 09) Gimmey                : 1000 Kelley                :  950
 3 (Jul 02, 09) Kelley                : 1000 Kelley                : 1000
 4 (Jul 03, 09) Kelley                : 1000 Kelley                : 1000
 5 (Jul 06, 09) Kramer                : 1000 Kelley                :  934
 6 (Jul 07, 09) Kelley                : 1000 Kelley                : 1000
 7 (Jul 08, 09) Ittner                : 1000 Kelley                :  981
 8 (Jul 09, 09) Ittner                : 1000 Kelley                :  986


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 8000 Contest Winner        : 7845

Kelley's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 98.062 %


Open Class Nationals, Montague, CA

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jun 16, 09) Tabery                :  672 Willat, Garret        :  653
 2 (Jun 17, 09) Tabery                : 1000 Willat, Garret        :  896
 3 (Jun 18, 09) Walters               : 1000 Willat, Garret        :  996
 4 (Jun 19, 09) Willat, Garret        : 1000 Willat, Garret        : 1000
 5 (Jun 20, 09) Willat, Garret        :  963 Willat, Garret        :  963
 6 (Jun 22, 09) Butler                :  798 Willat, Garret        :  787
 7 (Jun 23, 09) Willat, Garret        : 1000 Willat, Garret        : 1000
 8 (Jun 24, 09) Willat, Garret        : 1000 Willat, Garret        : 1000
 9 (Jun 25, 09) Tabery                : 1000 Willat, Garret        :  971


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 8433 Contest Winner        : 8266

Garret Willat's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 98.020 %


Standard Class Nationals, Montague, CA

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jun 16, 09) Ittner                :  694 Greenhill             :  673
 2 (Jun 17, 09) Ittner                : 1000 Greenhill             :  844
 3 (Jun 18, 09) Ittner                :  950 Greenhill             :  941
 4 (Jun 19, 09) Garner                :  811 Greenhill             :  707
 5 (Jun 20, 09) Greenhill             :  790 Greenhill             :  790
 6 (Jun 22, 09) Deane                 :  747 Greenhill             :  711
 7 (Jun 23, 09) Deane                 : 1000 Greenhill             :  907
 8 (Jun 24, 09) Ittner                : 1000 Greenhill             :  960
 9 (Jun 25, 09) Garner                : 1000 Greenhill             :  863


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 7992 Contest Winner        : 7346

Greenhill's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 91.917 %


World Class Nationals, Moriarty, NM

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jun 23, 09) Pin                   :  975 Snead                 :  773
 2 (Jun 24, 09) Tuckey                :  793 Snead                 :  612
 3 (Jun 25, 09) Snead                 : 1000 Snead                 : 1000
 4 (Jun 26, 09) Tuckey                :  871 Snead                 :  744
 5 (Jun 27, 09) Snead                 :  767 Snead                 :  767
 6 (Jun 29, 09) Pin                   :  996 Snead                 :  908
 7 (Jun 30, 09) Tuckey                :  875 Snead                 :  699
 8 (Jul 01, 09) Tuckey                : 1000 Snead                 :  974
 9 (Jul 02, 09) Pin                   : 1000 Snead                 :  899


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 8277 Contest Winner        : 7376

Snead's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 89.114 %


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