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Club Competition
The LCC will focuses on major efforts for the CQ WW Contest and ARRL DX Contests. Participation in other contests to contribute to the club score is encouraged.
   
 

2014 Contests of interest

  ARRL RTTY Roundup - 1800z Jan 4 to 2359z Jan5
  North American QSO Party CW - 1800z Jan 11 to 0559z Jan 12 (Teams Allowed)
  North American QSO Party SSB - 1800z Jan 18 to 0559z Jan 19 (Teams Allowed)
CQ WW 160 Meter CW - 2200z Jan 24 to 2200z Jan 26(No Geo Rule)
  ARRL January VHF Sweepstakes - Jan 18 1900z to Jan 20 0359z
  CQ WW WPX RTTY - 0000z Feb 8 to 2359z Feb 9
  ARRL International DX CW - 0000z Feb 15 - 2359z Feb 16
  CQ WW 160 Meter SSB - 2200z Feb 21 to 2200z Feb 23 (No Geo Rule)
  North American QSO Party RTTY - 1800z Feb 22 to 0559z Feb 23 (Teams Allowed)
  ARRL International DX SSB - 0000z Mar 1 - 2359z Mar 2
  CQ WW WPX SSB - 0000z Mar 29 to 2359z Mar 30
  CQ WW WPX CW - 0000z May 24 to 2359z May 25
ARRL VHF QSO Party - 1800z Jun 14 - 0259z Jun 16
ARRL Field Day - 1800z Jun 28 - 2059z Jun 29
IARU HF World Championships - 1200z July 12 to 1200z July 13
North American QSO Party RTTY - 1800z Jul 19 to 0559z Jul 20 (Teams Allowed
North American QSO Party CW - 1800z Aug 2 to 0559z Aug 3  (Teams Allowed)
ARRL UHF Contest - 1800z August 2 to 1800z August 3
WAE CW - 0000z Aug 9 - 2359z Aug 10
North American QSO Party SSB - 1800z Aug 16 to 0559z Aug 17  (Teams Allowed)
ARRL VHF QSO Party - 1800z Sep 13 - 0259z Sep 15
WAE SSB - 0000z Sep 13 - 2359z Sep 14
CQWW RTTY DX - 0000z Sep 28 - 2359z Sep 29
CQWW DX SSB - 0000z Oct 26 - 2359z Oct 27 (Teams Allowed)
ARRL SWEEPSTAKES CW - 2100z Nov 1 - 0259z Nov 3
ARRL SWEEPSTAKES SSB - 2100z Nov 15- - 0259z Nov 17
WAE RTTY - 0000z Nov 8 - 2359z Nov 9
CQWW DX CW - 0000z Nov 23 - 2359z Nov 24 (Teams Allowed)

ARRL 160 Meter - 2200z Dec 5 - 1600z Dec 7

ARRL 10 Meter - 0000z Dec 13 - 2359z Dec 14

 

 
Things to do when you enter a contest for club competition:
 
When you operate radio contests and would like to contribute to a club effort, the LCC would appreciate your points. Please check the contest rules, you must be a member in good standing for CLUB competition, but need not be a member for TEAM competition. No log is too small. Simply add the following line to your Cabrillo Log file for club competition:

CLUB: Louisiana Contest Club

And enter Louisiana Contest Club # followed by your assigned team number for Team competition.

Most logging programs will prompt you for the name of your club and create the appropriate line in your Cabrillo file. Simply type " Louisiana Contest Club " when prompted for the club name.

 
     ARRL and CQ Contest
 
This contest is about individual or multi-operator contesting. Individual contesters can report their totals for club competition, so that the aggregate Louisiana Contest Club totals include members within the club area.
  1. Enter the contest and when ended, submit your log via email to the address listed in rules. Make sure you include club, Louisiana Contest Club in your submitting log as indicated above.
  2. Access 3830 Score Submittal Forms at  and enter your contest information, be sure to enter your Club name as Louisiana Contest Club.
  3. Finally send a copy of your log to the Contest Manager, so we can compile the information to post in the scores page.
   
     NAQP Contest
   
  This contest is about team and individual competition!
  1. Get with other club members and form 5 member or less teams.
  2. Contact Contest Manager to submit names and calls or you can setup teams yourself by completing NAQP forms at:

    Team names for the Louisiana Contest Club should be listed as "Louisiana Contest Club #" followed by a number starting with numeral 1 and incremented by 1 for each additional team.

  3. When contest has ended, submit your log via email to the email address listed in the rules or go to NCJ Cabrillo Log Submission and paste your Cabrillo Log information.. Make sure you include the Team Name with # and club name as indicated above.
  4. Access 3830 Score Submittal Forms  and enter your contest summary information, be sure to enter your Team name as Louisiana Contest Club # followed by your assign team number and the club name as Louisiana Contest Club.
  5. Finally send a copy of your log to the Contest Manager, so we can compile the information to post in the scores page.
   
Last Updated: 30 Dec 2013  

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