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Sodbusters STOL Competition – Competitor Entry


Sodbusters STOL is a Competition that pits pilot skill against others in an effort to score the shortest takeoff and landing score. Each competitor has 3 takeoffs and 3 landings to score the lowest (combined) score. Landing before the Start Finish Line will result in a DQ. Each competition is split up by class of airplane, and you can read all of the event rules under our rules section.

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Sodbusters is a ONE DAY EVENT.  All Competitors will compete on Saturday, July 23rd at Hartford Municipal Airport (HXF) in Hartford, Wisconsin  Camping will be open to competitors on Thursday, July 21 at 3:00pm

Register to reserve Underwing or RV camping HERE. Plan to arrive no later than the evening of Friday, July 22 Competitor camping is located nearby.  If you’re going to camp, you are required to register as a competitor and camper.  Camping is FREE for registered competitors.

Practice is held on Friday, allowing competitors to practice their skills on the official field of play.

Saturday July 23, all competitors will have 3 attempts at completing the best possible round of the shortest combined takeoff & landing distance. There is no mixing your best takeoff from one round with your best landing from another.  Full rules can be found in our rules page.

The 2022 Sodbuster STOL Competition will be broadcast for YouTube and Facebook. You can watch our series events by subscribing to our Youtube Channel: – SUBSCRIBE TO BE NOTIFIED WHEN WE’RE LIVE!

If you have not competed with us before,  purchase your entry, edit your profile on this website and put a picture of you, and your aircraft.  Fill out all the details, and we will then approve it to be added to the roster.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email Anitra at or 813-597-7978.

Event Details

Date: May 27, 2022

Start time: 08:00 PST

End time: 18:00 PST

Venue: Tehachapi Airport

Phone: 3052092092