2023 Lonestar STOL

Presented by American Legend Aircraft

Lonestar STOL doubles as the National STOL 2023 Annual Championship. For an overview of the top races in season standings, click here.

Schedule of Events (Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport KSLR)

Please note that all times are tentative and subject to change

Thursday, November 2

3:00pm – Camping Opens

3:00-5:00pm – Camping and Competitor Check In

Friday, November 3

10:00am-12:00pm – Camping and Competitor Check In

11:00am – Mandatory Competitor Safety Brief

12:00-5:00pm – Competitor Practice

3:00-5:00pm – Camping and Competitor Check In

**Competitor registration closes at 5pm at the conclusion of practice**

Saturday, November 4

8:00-9:00am – Camping and Competitor Check In

9:00am – Mandatory Competitor Safety Brief

9:00am – Gates Open for Spectators

10:00am – Competition Begins

There will be a 10-15 minute break in between competition classes. We anticipate the competition will finish between 3:00 and 4:00pm.

6:30pm – Closing Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Sunday, November 5

11:00am – Camping Closes

Competitor Information

A competitor entry allows you to compete in one of our 6 aircraft classes. Click HERE to enter. All of the event rules can be found HERE.

Spectator Information

National STOL events aim to be a family friendly day out at the airport for both airplane enthusiasts and those new to general aviation! Be sure to check the weather and plan accordingly with hats, sunblock, or rain gear as necessary. Food trucks will be available, or you are welcome to bring small coolers. Camping chairs are encouraged!

If you are flying in, please note that the airport will remain open throughout the weekend and transient parking is available. However, be sure to monitor unicom. If you arrive during practice or competition, our airbosses may ask you to hold for a break in between heats.

Tickets are $15 through October 31. Starting November 1, prices will increase to $20. Children 12 and under do not need a ticket to attend!

Volunteer Information

National STOL events are almost entirely run by a team of passionate volunteers! Get up close and personal with amazing pilots and aircraft while receiving free admission to the event. For more information, check out this video. Ready to volunteer at Lonestar STOL? Register here!

Travel Information


Competitors: You receive one complimentary camping space with your competitor registration. Instructions on how to claim this space will be provided in in your confirmation email.

UNDERWING, RV, and GENERAL TENT CAMPING inside the airfield is limited and available by advance reservation only!

Camping opens on Thursday, November 2 at 3:00pm and closes on Sunday, November 5 at 11:00am. Camping is primitive. No hook ups are available; bring your own water and generators! All camping reservations include 2 adult general admission tickets to Saturday’s competition.

Reserve your camping TODAY AT THIS LINK.


For your convenience, a room block has been arranged at the Clarion Pointe Sulphur Springs at a rate of $84/night+tax. This rate will only be available until October 16. To book your room, call the hotel directly at (903) 885-6851 and ask for the “National STOL” rate.

Rental Cars

Enterprise Rent-a-Car Sulphur Springs has confirmed that they will deliver vehicles to the airport. You can contact their local branch at (903) 438-0521.

As this is a populated area, Uber and Lyft are also reliable options for the weekend.