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The National Miniature Pylon Racing Association is the Special Interest Group for the Academy of Model Aeronautics. The NMPRA is an organization of Pylon Racers whose mission is to promote, organize and standardize the hobby. This website is the home of the NMPRA but our members are spread across the Globe. Take a look around and get involved with the most exciting form of Radio Control.

As of Saturday, January 20, 2018

DateEvent Name
  2/04Arizona Model Aviators EF1 Series
  2/24Phoenix QM40 Classic
  3/25Arizona Model Aviators EF1 Series
  4/22Arizona Model Aviators EF1 Series
  4/28Deland R/C Air Races
  5/198th Annual Fred Burgdorf Memorial Pylon Race
  5/19CAPS Indy Shootout
  5/20Arizona Model Aviators EF1 Series
  6/02Moon Shot 2018
  6/09George Finch Memorial
  8/182018 Ben Martin CAPS Classic
  8/25Mile High Q40 2018 NMPRA Championship Race
  9/29Pylon Racing At Oakdale, CA
NMPRA members have access to a
wealth of racing experience. Help shape
the future of RC Pylon Racing. Support
the NMPRA by becoming a member and
gain access to these benefits.

The NMPRA Hall of Fame Page updates are in progress for the class of 2017. Check it out here:

NMPRA Hall of Fame

AMA NATS 2018

Make sure to be at the 2018 AMA NATS in Muncie, IN for pylon July 6 - 13. Click on the NATS logo above for more information from the AMA website.

Make sure to sign up early.

Click on the link below for the current NATS Pylon Schedule:

2018 AMA Pylon NATS Schedule



The 2018 NMPRA Q40 Championship Race will be held this year in Littleton, CO on August 25 & 26. Click on the link below for an entry form:

2018 NMPRA Q40 Championship Entry Form


If you would like to make a donation directly to the U.S. F5D team via Paypal click on the button below:


If you would like to make a donation directly to the U.S. F3D team via Paypal click on the button below:





December NMPRA Newsletter
Running a Race Primer
Chuck Andraka/Paul Herman Race Software
Q500 and EF1 Tech Inspection Tool Templates