The Program

NAR's Jr Level 1 program allows a person between the ages of 14-17 to fly motors with an impulse upto 640 Newton-seconds (H and I inpulse motors)

The Jr Level 1 Push program assists people wanting to achieving their NAR Jr Level 1 certification through a complete guided tutorial from purchase of parts to launch and certification. The program includes discounts on a Madcow 2.6" DX3 and on a motor from Bay Area Rocketry, as well as a detailed assembly tutorial, and adult mentors to assist in your launch.
Photo by Jeff Gortatowsky


The Rocket

Madcow 2.6" DX3

  • Great Rocket for Transistion to High Power
  • Durable Plastic Nose Cone
  • Flameproof Chute Protector
  • Laser Cut Plywood Parts
  • Kevlar/Nylon Shock Cord
  • Heavy Duty Body Tube

  • Length: 44.5"
  • Diameter 2.6"
  • Weight: 15oz
  • Recovery: 24" Nylon Chute
  • Motor Mount: 29mm
  • Fins: 1/8" Plywood


The Launch

Jr Level 1 Participants will launch at the ROCtober launch event

To get a NAR Jr Level 1 certification, applicants must succesfully complete a launch using a H or I impluse motor. Jr Level 1 Push participants will do their required launches at this year's ROCtober launch event, held by The Rocketry Organization of California.


Why To Participate

Here are some of the benefits of participating in the Jr Level 1 Push program

It's easier

The Jr Level 1 Push program will guide you every step of the way, from purchasing parts to your certification launch at ROCtober.


Madcow Rocketry and Bay Area Rockety are offering discounts to assist Jr Level 1 Push participants.

Launch Bigger Motors

Having a NAR Jr Level 1 certification allows you to launch motors upto a total impulse of 640 Newto-seconds (H and I impulse class motors).

NAR Benefits

Joining NAR gets you insurance coverage on your flights, a bimonthly subscription to Sport Rocketry, access to launch sites, and more.

Join Your Local Rocket Community

You can use your certification to fly high power at ROC's monthly launches.


Follow the Jr Level 1 Open Rocket tutorial to learn how to design a rocket using CAD technology, and simulate a flight, then build and fly.

Want To Participate?

Click the button below to get started with the Jr Level 1 Push program

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