• What is Model Rocketry?

    Model rocketry was developed during the "space race" era as an alternative to the amateur rocket activity -- involving metallic airframes and the mixing of dangerous propellants -- that was responsible for Read More
  • Public Outreach

    Throughout the year, the Utah Rocket Club welcomes Educational, scouting, Civil Air Patrol, 4H and other youth groups to attend our launches. Utah Rocket Club members are also available for presentations Read More
  • What is High Power Rocketry?

    The major differences between model and high power rockets are propulsion power and weight. Like model rockets, high power rockets are typically made of safer, non-metallic materials such as cardboard, Read More
  • Welcome to Rocketry in Utah!

    The Utah Rocket Club (UROC) is an organization dedicated to the promotion of safe, fun and educational activities for people of all ages through the sport, science, and hobby of Read More
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  • 1 HellFire 20 Wrap Up
  • 2 Clear with a chance of sonic boom
  • 3 Local High School Needs UROC Help
  • 4 UROC to help Hill AFB kids fly
  • 5 Special HellFire 20 Hotel Offer!
  • 6 Tim VanMilligan of Apogee Rocketry to Attend Pioneer 2015
  • 7 May Launch - Bad Weather Blues
  • 8 Ken Eva Memorial Meet 2015
  • 9 Layton High School students build and test rockets
  • 10 Gary Rosenfield to Speak at HellFire Awards Banquet
  • Jul 30, 2015 - Aug 2, 2015 - Sun, Salt, and Rockets, 20 Years of Hellfire +

    Event Schedule HellFire's excitement carries through 4 days. Each day holds something a little different from the next. Below is Read More
  • August 10, 2015 - UROC Club Meeting +

    7:00pm to 9:00pm   Detailed Agenda to follow. The meetings are held in the north building of the Salt Lake Read More
  • September 14, 2015 - UROC Club Meeting +

    7:00pm to 9:00pm   Detailed Agenda to follow. The meetings are held in the north building of the Salt Lake Read More
  • Sept 19, 2015 - NAR Sport Launch +

    UROC's September Launch will be held as a NAR Sport Launch. Weather is generally good this time of year but Read More
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Welcome to Rocketry in Utah!

The Utah Rocket Club (UROC) is an organization dedicated to the promotion of safe, fun and educational activities for people of all ages through the sport, science, and hobby of rocketry. UROC holds monthly meetings, construction workshops, field trips and (most important) rocket launches. By following strict safety codes, rocketry is one of the safest of recreational activities. Rocketry is an activity enjoyed by families and enthusiasts of all ages. The Utah Rocket Club also supports youth activities through education. UROC will present demonstration launches and/or static displays for youth groups, nonprofit organizations, educational organizations,  etc. 

Under the umbrella of our two national sanctioning organizations the National Association of Rocketry (NAR) and the Tripoli Rocketry Association (TRA), UROC members launch rockets ranging from the smallest scale models to custom designed high power rockets taller than a person and capable of reaching altitudes to tens of thousands of feet. UROC members enjoy benefits such as international contest eligibility, accident insurance, access to a huge array of technical resources and much more.

Some of our members emphasize scale modeling and fine detail in their projects while others care more for brute force and sheer power. Some rockets are very simple in their design and use basic single parachute recovery systems. Other rockets are extremely complex using clustered or staged motors, advanced electronics, multiple parachute events and even radio control and on-board video transmission. Whatever your particular interest is in hobby rocketry, UROC can contribute to your experience.

Membership is open to anyone ages 10 and up. Membership in NAR and/or Tripoli is encouraged but not required. NAR membership is required for participation in sanctioned contests. Annual UROC membership dues are $20.00 for an individual and $30.00 for a family membership. Membership is due on an annual basis.

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