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It's time to register for the 2020 EOC National Convention. This year is the 80th anniversary of the Ercoupe Type Certificate - so we hope to get at 80 Ercoupes to the convention AND to Oshkosh!

Here's everything you need to know, and registration links. At the bottom of the page, you can find links to the Convention Program and printed copy of the Registration form.

2020 - National Ercoupe Convention

2020 - National Ercoupe Convention

There's a $10 discount for registering by May 15th, 2020 and an additional $10 for EOC members.

Registration ends on June 15th.  This is a non-refundable event.

Questions about this year's convention should go to Syd Cohen: 715-573-7063


Hotel Information

Discounted Registration deadline - July 1st, 2020

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites (This is our Convention Hotel) 

        1000 Imperial Avenue, Rothschild, WI  54474  phone (715) 355-1111

Best Western Plus 

         803 Industrial Park Avenue, Rothschild, WI  54474  phone (715) 355-8900


Camping is available on the airfield at the Wausau Downtown Airport

Tent camping in the grass behind the private hangars. Showers are available for campers at the FBO.

Motor home parking only on the hard surface but, with no hookups, is also available on the airfield

Event Properties

Event Date 2020-07-15
Event End Date 2020-07-18
Registration Start Date 2020-01-05
Registered 33
Cut off date 2020-06-15
Individual Price $55.00
Location KAUW - Wausau, WI

Agendas

All Day, July 15-18, 2020

Arrivals and Registration

Shuttle vans will bring Convention attendees to and from the Holiday Inn & Suites and the Best Western Plus.. Call 715-573-7063 or 715-574-0319 for a shuttle.

1400, Wed July 15

Rubber Chicken Drop Contest

Think you have what it takes? Remember, they bounce! Come join the fun and demonstrate your abilities!

1600, Wed, July 15

Spot Landing Contest

Coupes are often derided for their lack of 3 control systems. Demonstrate your prowess and show them how well you can control your plane!

0900-1030, Thu, July 16

Safe Formation Flying Presentation

Presentation by the Tiger Flight. 

1100-1430 (approx) Thu, July 16

Eau Claire Dells County Park Picnic

Bus leaves KAUW at 1100

1130 Lunch catered by the Fifth Avenue Restaraunt in Antigo

Bus leaves Eau Claire Dells at 1400

1730 Thu, July 16

Bratwurst Dinner

Held at Learn Build Fly Education Center

1900 Thu, July 16

Movie Night, "High Road to China"

Held at Dr. Glenn Burt's Hangar

1030-1345 Fri, July 17

Flyout to Shawano Airport

1030 – Briefing for flight to Shawano Airport. Bus will depart at this time to the Lighthouse Restaraunt next to the Shawano Airport.

1100 – Fliers depart to fly to Shawano Airport

1200 – Lunch at the Light House Restaurant. Lunch cost depends on what you order off the menu.

1300 – Bus brings riders back to the Wausau Downtown Airport and flyers fly back there.

1345 – Fliers return to the Wausau Downtown Airport.

1430, Fri, July 17

Bus to Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

Airplane Maintenance not your thing? Come have a look and enjoy the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

1430 Fri, July 17

Maintenance Seminar

Art not your thing? Come join the Ercoupe Maintenance Forum conducted by Lynn Nelson in the Learn Build Fly Education Center and a Pre-Flight Demo outside.

1730 Fri, July 17

Genuine Wisconsin Fish Fry Dinner

Held in the Learn Build Fly Education Center.

1900 Fri, July 17

Video Night "Wisconson From the Air"

Held in the Learn Build Fly Education Center.

0900 Sat, July 18

EOC Members Meeting

Held in the Learn Build Fly Education Center.

1000 - 1200 Sat, July 18

Young Eagles and Open House

Young Eagle Flights and Open House for the local people. All Ercoupers are encouraged to fly Young Eagles - note: EAA membership and successful completion of the Young Eagles Youth Protection Program required.

1400 Sat, July 18

EOC Board Meeting

Held in the Learn Build Fly Education Center.

1700 Sat, July 18

Transportation to Banquet

Bus and shuttle vans bring everyone to the Holiday Inn & Suites for Banquet.

1730 Sat, July 18

Awards Banquet

Held at the Holiday Inn & Suites. Come here the amazing Jessica Cox speak about her adventures to fly the Ercoupe!

0700 Sun, July 19

Caravan Briefing

Departure briefing for the Ercoupe Caravan flight from Wausau to Oshkosh AirVenture. Shuttle pickups at 0630 at the hotels.

0815 Sun, July 19

Off to Oshkosh

Departure for AirVenture, flying in trail.

0845 Sun, July 19

Mass Arrival at Oshkosh

Landing and special parking for Ercoupes in the Type Club Parking Area. Tie down, Presentation of Certificates, register, etc.

1730 Wed, July 22

Ercoupe Dinner at LaSure’s

Board a bus for Ercoupe Dinner at LaSure’s Catering Hall, 3125 South Washburn Street, Oshkosh. The bus will return us to the airfield after the dinner. Everyone will be responsible for their own dinner costs.

You can find the Convention Program here: 

And, here's a copy of the paper Registration form: