• 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 UFO-1 2015 Contest Results
  • 2 UROC Welcomes 2016 Officers
  • 3 Randall Redd - 50 Years of NAR
  • 4 HellFire 20 Wrap Up
  • 5 Clear with a chance of sonic boom
  • 6 Local High School Needs UROC Help
  • 7 UROC to help Hill AFB kids fly
  • 8 Special HellFire 20 Hotel Offer!
  • 9 Tim VanMilligan of Apogee Rocketry to Attend Pioneer 2015
  • 10 May Launch - Bad Weather Blues
  • 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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  • Special HellFire 20 Hotel Offer!

    UROC members and other HellFire participants are able to take advantage of a special group rate provided to us by the Rainbow Hotel and Casino. The Rainbow has an indoor
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  • Tim VanMilligan of Apogee Rocketry to Attend Pioneer 2015

    Tim Van Milligan of Apogee Rocketry and his daughters are planning to attend Pioneer 2015 this weekend. If any UROC club members want to place an Apogee order for delivery this
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  • May Launch - Bad Weather Blues

    The sport launch scheduled for Saturday, May 16 has been cancelled due to expected poor weather conditions.  At this time it appears that our next launch will be the Research
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  • Dec 14, 2015 - UROC Christmas Party +

    The Utah Rocket Club would like to extend an invitation to you and your family to attend the 2015 UROC 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.


UROC's 2014 Montage Alex Laraway
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