• What is High Power Rocketry?

    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
  • What is Model Rocketry?

    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

    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
  • Welcome to Rocketry in Utah!

    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 Fred Williams (May 14, 1954 - April 21, 2016)
  • 2 AeroTech Introduces AT Crossloads
  • 3 St. Vincent School Student Launch
  • 4 UFO-1 2015 Contest Results
  • 5 UROC Welcomes 2016 Officers
  • 6 Randall Redd - 50 Years of NAR
  • 7 HellFire 20 Wrap Up
  • 8 Clear with a chance of sonic boom
  • 9 Local High School Needs UROC Help
  • 10 UROC to help Hill AFB kids fly
  • Fred Williams (May 14, 1954 - April 21, 2016)

    It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Fred Williams. Fred passed away on Thursday, April 21st after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Fred
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  • AeroTech Introduces AT Crossloads

    AeroTech Consumer Aerospace is pleased to announce the certification of all AeroTech 75mm reloads with the use of Cesaroni Technology Incorporated 75mm hardware. Using AeroTech 75mm reloads with CTI 75mm
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  • St. Vincent School Student Launch

    On Monday, November 23, 2015, St. Vincent school students particpated in an educational rocket launch on the school's baseball field. This launch involved to classes that Dr. Dasch Houdeshel teaches. Students were grouped
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  • UFO-1 2015 Contest Results

    The morning started out rather brisk with temps in the 40s but fortunately no wind. In fact the skies remained clear and the air fairly calm for the whole day.
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  • UROC Welcomes 2016 Officers

    The Utah Rocket Club's officers for the upcoming 2016 year were elected at the November General Meeting. We would like to thank all of the members of UROC that showed
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  • Randall Redd - 50 Years of NAR

    Last month, at the NARAM-57 awards banquet, the NAR announced the members of the Association who have reached 50 years of continuous membership. As of this date there are fewer
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  • HellFire 20 Wrap Up

    We had an excellent HellFire launch! The twentieth anniversary of our annual launch was perfect. We had calm weather from Thursday to Saturday. We saw many flights go over our
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  • Clear with a chance of sonic boom

    UPDATE!  Due to the softness and fragile state of the salt this year, the BLM has requested that we keep our speeds while driving on the salt to no more
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  • Local High School Needs UROC Help

    A physics teacher at a local high school, located in downtown Salt Lake City is looking for help/mentoring/sponsors for a new student chapter of TARC (Team America Rocketry Challenge).   Now in
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  • UROC to help Hill AFB kids fly

    UROC is looking for a couple more helpers for the Hill AFB Kids Rocket Camp Event. The camp takes place on July 15 & 17th from 10 AM to 11 AM.
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  • April 30, 2016 - Ken Eva Memorial Launch +

    Ken Eva Memorial NAR Contest - Always check this site before heading out to the launch site. This launch is ONLY Read More
  • May 9, 2016 - 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
  • May 14, 2016 - NAR Sport Launch +

    Always check this website prior to heading out to a launch. Last minute cancellations can occur. As always, we will Read More
  • June 4, 2016 - Pioneer 2016 Contest +

    Pioneer 2016 NAR Contest - Always check this site before heading out to the launch site. This launch is ONLY for Read More
  • June 11, 2016 - Summer Workshop +

    Generally, our launch site is unavailable due to fire restrictions. With HellFire just around the corner we'll be holding a 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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