2014 Hatcher Trophy Standings

The Soaring Society of America's most prestigious competition award

Sailplane Racing's Top Gun

last updated on Friday, July 04, 2014

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 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, and 2001 are available.



18 Meter Class Jacobs, Douglas 96.860 % Open Class Gawthrop, Bill 96.346 % 15 Meter Class Gimmey, Ray 93.343 %


18 Meter Class Nationals, Minden, NV

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jun 10, 14) Jacobs, Douglas       : 1000 Jacobs, Douglas       : 1000
 2 (Jun 11, 14) Ittner, Gary          : 1000 Jacobs, Douglas       :  976
 3 (Jun 12, 14) Walters, Rick         :  864 Jacobs, Douglas       :  749
 4 (Jun 13, 14) Walters, Rick         :  704 Jacobs, Douglas       :  703
 5 (Jun 15, 14) Jacobs, Douglas       :  981 Jacobs, Douglas       :  981
 6 (Jun 18, 14) Fidler, Sean          : 1000 Jacobs, Douglas       :  992
 7 (Jun 19, 14) Fidler, Sean          :  916 Jacobs, Douglas       :  861


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 6465 Contest Winner        : 6262

Douglas Jacobs's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 96.860 %


Open Class Nationals, Montague, CA

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jun 24, 14) Gawthrop, Bill        :  806 Gawthrop, Bill        :  806
 2 (Jun 27, 14) Walters, Richard      :  891 Gawthrop, Bill        :  867
 3 (Jun 28, 14) Gawthrop, Bill        :  933 Gawthrop, Bill        :  933
 4 (Jun 29, 14) Gawthrop, Bill        :  919 Gawthrop, Bill        :  919
 5 (Jul 01, 14) Nadler, Dave          : 1000 Gawthrop, Bill        :  785
 6 (Jul 02, 14) Gawthrop, Bill        : 1000 Gawthrop, Bill        : 1000
 7 (Jul 03, 14) Gawthrop, Bill        :  991 Gawthrop, Bill        :  991


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 6540 Contest Winner        : 6301

Bill Gawthrop's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 96.346 %


15 Meter Class Nationals, Montague, CA

       Day      Daily Winner                 Contest Winner         Score

 1 (Jun 24, 14) Ittner, Gary          :  834 Gimmey, Ray           :  833
 2 (Jun 27, 14) Kelley, Tom           :  848 Gimmey, Ray           :  816
 3 (Jun 28, 14) Schmidt, Mark         :  908 Gimmey, Ray           :  838
 4 (Jun 29, 14) Ittner, Gary          :  842 Gimmey, Ray           :  792
 5 (Jun 30, 14) Sazhin, Daniel        :  672 Gimmey, Ray           :  598
 6 (Jul 01, 14) Taylor, Timothy       : 1000 Gimmey, Ray           :  975
 7 (Jul 02, 14) Sazhin, Daniel        :  956 Gimmey, Ray           :  839
 8 (Jul 03, 14) Ittner, Gary          : 1000 Gimmey, Ray           :  993


    Totals    : Daily Winner          : 7060 Contest Winner        : 6590

Ray Gimmey's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 93.343 %


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