2018 Hatcher Trophy Standings

The Soaring Society of America's most prestigious competition award

Sailplane Racing's Top Gun

last updated on Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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 five FAI Classes 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 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, and 2001 are available.


Open Class            Dick Butler                99.082 %
Club Class            Henry Nixon                98.167 %
Standard Class        Phil Gaisford              97.161 %
15 Meter Class        Rick Indrebo               96.762 %
20m Multi-Seat Class  Team, Striedieck & Arnold  95.695 %
18 Meter Class        Gary Ittner                95.321 %

Open Class Nationals held at Uvalde, TX: 8/11/2018 - 8/19/2018
Score Sheet
Day    Date     Daily Winner                       Score    Contest Highest  Score
 1 (Aug 14, 18) Lee, Jim                          : 1000    Butler, Dick  :  982
 2 (Aug 15, 18) Butler, Dick                      : 1000    Butler, Dick  : 1000
 3 (Aug 16, 18) Mockler, David                    : 1000    Butler, Dick  :  996
 4 (Aug 17, 18) Butler, Dick                      : 1000    Butler, Dick  : 1000
 5 (Aug 18, 18) Butler, Dick                      : 1000    Butler, Dick  : 1000
 6 (Aug 19, 18) Mockler, David                    :  991    Butler, Dick  :  958

Totals          Daily Winner                      : 5991 Contest Winner : 5936

Dick Butler's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 99.082 %.


Club Class Nationals held at Dansville, NY: 8/4/2018 - 8/12/2018
Score Sheet
Day    Date     Daily Winner                       Score    Contest Highest  Score
 1 (Aug 04, 18) Chidekel, Phil                    :  917    Nixon, Henry  :  915
 2 (Aug 05, 18) Krolikowski, Ryszard              :  802    Nixon, Henry  :  758
 3 (Aug 06, 18) Krolikowski, Ryszard              :  792    Nixon, Henry  :  757
 4 (Aug 09, 18) Nixon, Henry                      :  856    Nixon, Henry  :  856
 5 (Aug 11, 18) Nixon, Henry                      :  574    Nixon, Henry  :  574
 6 (Aug 12, 18) Krolikowski, Ryszard              :  695    Nixon, Henry  :  691

Totals          Daily Winner                      : 4636 Contest Winner : 4551

Henry Nixon's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 98.167 %.


Standard Class Nationals held at Midlothian, TX: 7/31/2018 - 8/8/2018
Score Sheet
Day    Date     Daily Winner                       Score    Contest Highest  Score
 1 (Jul 31, 18) Westbrook, Mike                   : 1000    Gaisford, Phil  :  912
 2 (Aug 01, 18) Rogers, Walt                      : 1000    Gaisford, Phil  :  955
 3 (Aug 02, 18) Westbrook, Mike                   : 1000    Gaisford, Phil  :  984
 4 (Aug 04, 18) Huss, Bif                         : 1000    Gaisford, Phil  :  995
 5 (Aug 05, 18) Westbrook, Mike                   : 1000    Gaisford, Phil  :  970
 6 (Aug 06, 18) Sorenson, Danny                   : 1000    Gaisford, Phil  :  989
 7 (Aug 07, 18) Gaisford, Phil                    : 1000    Gaisford, Phil  : 1000
 8 (Aug 08, 18) Westbrook, Mike                   :  996    Gaisford, Phil  :  964

Totals          Daily Winner                      : 7996 Contest Winner : 7769

Phil Gaisford's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 97.161 %.


15 Meter Class Nationals held at Uvalde, TX: 8/11/2018 - 8/19/2018
Score Sheet
Day    Date     Daily Winner                       Score    Contest Highest  Score
 1 (Aug 14, 18) Leonard, David                    :  898    Indrebo, Rick  :  872
 2 (Aug 15, 18) Fidler, Sean                      : 1000    Indrebo, Rick  :  955
 3 (Aug 16, 18) Indrebo, Rick                     : 1000    Indrebo, Rick  : 1000
 4 (Aug 17, 18) Indrebo, Rick                     : 1000    Indrebo, Rick  : 1000
 5 (Aug 18, 18) Sorenson, Ken                     : 1000    Indrebo, Rick  :  880
 6 (Aug 19, 18) Indrebo, Rick                     : 1000    Indrebo, Rick  : 1000

Totals          Daily Winner                      : 5898 Contest Winner : 5707

Rick Indrebo's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 96.762 %.


20m Multi-Seat Class Nationals held at Reedsville, PA: 5/14/2018 - 5/22/2018
Score Sheet
Day    Date     Daily Winner                       Score    Contest Highest  Score
 1 (May 17, 18) Robison, Michael                  :  459    Team, Striedieck & Arnold  :  420
 2 (May 18, 18) Team, Striedieck & Arnold         :  403    Team, Striedieck & Arnold  :  403
 3 (May 20, 18) Team, Striedieck & Arnold         :  986    Team, Striedieck & Arnold  :  986
 4 (May 21, 18) Team, Mandelbaum & Gaisford       :  963    Team, Striedieck & Arnold  :  881

Totals          Daily Winner                      : 2811 Contest Winner : 2690

Striedieck Team's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 95.695 %.


18 Meter Class Nationals held at Groveland, FL: 5/1/2018 - 5/10/2018
Score Sheet
Day    Date     Daily Winner                       Score    Contest Highest  Score
 1 (May 01, 18) Morozov, Sergei                   :  993    Ittner, Gary  :  921
 2 (May 02, 18) Morozov, Sergei                   : 1000    Ittner, Gary  :  904
 3 (May 03, 18) Clark, Robin                      : 1000    Ittner, Gary  :  980
 4 (May 04, 18) Szemplinski, Jerzy                : 1000    Ittner, Gary  :  868
 5 (May 07, 18) Sorenson, Ken                     : 1000    Ittner, Gary  :  974
 6 (May 08, 18) Morozov, Sergei                   : 1000    Ittner, Gary  :  992
 7 (May 09, 18) Nelson, Erik                      : 1000    Ittner, Gary  :  989
 8 (May 10, 18) Szemplinski, Jerzy                : 1000    Ittner, Gary  :  991

Totals          Daily Winner                      : 7993 Contest Winner : 7619

Gary Ittner's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 95.321 %.


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