2018 World Cup Roller Fly Judge

Stratis "Steve" Panagiotakakos of Australia

2018 Fly-Off Schedule

2018 Regional Fly Reports

     
     

 

Place Flyer's Name Region Kit Size Weather Conditions Breaks Scored Raw Quality Depth Bonus Factor Score Comments
1 Razaak Sahabodien Southern Gauteng, SA 20 Cloudy 13,10,14,9,11,10,14,12/5,7,16,7,5,5,12,11/15,16,14,15,5,8,8/ 15,11,8,8,16,15,14 691 1.6 1.6 2.56 1,768.96 Frequent breaks, good quality and depth, some out birds, could have higher score.
2 Niekie Deysel Southern Gauteng, SA 20 Clear, Calm, 13 deg C 5,5,7,7,6,8,5,6,9,8,11,8,8/12,14,5,11,12,5,10/9,8,14,15,10,8,10,5/ 5,8,13,13,5,10,9,14 502 1.5 1.4 2.1 1054.2 Kit flew good height for judging, kitting open at times, good quality and depth.
3 Edgar Roscoe Midvaal, SA 20 Coear, Slight Breeze 13,14,12,13,11,9,5,11/12,9,16,13/14,13,6,14,5,7,15,14,16/- 490 1.5 1.4 2.1 1029 Big breaks with quality and depth.  Kitted well, good kit to judge.
4 Boris Recek Slovenia 17 Scattered, Slight Breeze, 24 deg C 9,7,5,9,10,5,6,12,8,6,6,8,13/13,10,8,9,10,14,12,11,10/ 7,8,10,9,13,5,13,7/ 13,10 470 1.4 1.5 2.1 987 Kit worked well with clean breaks, good quality and depth.  Great to judge.
5 Charlie Patton Yorkshire, UK 20 Cloudy, Slight Breeze 9,5,11,6,5,5,9,8,10,11,7,8,9/12,11,13,6,5,12,14,11,9,8,6,5,8/ 5,10,12,5,15,9,7,15/5,6,5,7,9,10,5,6,6,5 562 1.4 1.2 1.68 944.16 Flew good height for judging, no birds out of any break, kitted all the time, showed good quality rolling.
6 Johan Struass West Rand, SA 18 Clear, Slight Breeze, 1 dec C 13,5,8,5/13,10,5,12,13,12,14,8/6,8,6,12,14,13,5/5,9,5,8,12,11,13 407 1.5 1.5 2.25 915.75 Kitting and good fly pattern, broke clean but many breaks missed by flying through.
7 Hennie Du Bruyn Southern Gauteng, SA 19 Cloudy, Calm 6,5,6,7,9,7,11,5,10,8/5,7,12,8,13,7,6,8,5,5,8,5/9,5,9,8,11,10,5/ 12,12,10,11,7,8,7,5,5 409 1.5 1.4 2.1 858.9 Kit broke clean, good quality and depth, kitted well and flew a good pattern.
8 Kenny Tommy East Rand, SA 20 Clear, Slight Breeze 6,5,6,5,5,7,6,8,8,10,8,7,5,10,5,13,8,10,5/12,5,5,10/ 9,10,12,8,8,13,13/8,14,8 399 1.5 1.4 2.1 837.9 Kitted well, breaks clean, some flying obstructed by roof and tree, well behaved kit of rollers.
9 Anton Horn Rustenburg, SA 18 Scattered, Calm, 12 deg C 5,9,5,6,10,9,8,5,6,5,5,5,11/8,5,11,6,9/ 8,5,6,5,6,6,9,10,15,8,10,9,12,10,8/- 359 1.5 1.5 2.25 807.75 Kit flew good kit formation at right height for judging, clean breaks of quality and depth.
10 Cedric Leighton Midvaal, SA 19 Scattered, Calm, 14 deg C 5,5,6,6,5,6,6,5,5,10,5,12,5/5,5,5,5,5,5,6,5,6,8/5,11,9,5,8,7,11,10/ 13,12,7,9,9,12 355 1.5 1.5 2.25 798.75 Kit led by strong front birds affecting big breaks, good quality of roll.
11 Lee White Middlesbrough, UK 20   15,6,5,6,6,7,6,6,5,6,12/10,7,5,10/11,5,6,5,6,7,8,12/ 11,12,9,6,5,5,9,14,5,7 377 1.4 1.4 1.96 738.92 Good kitting, quality and depth, some out birds cost more breaks
12 Johan Hayward Rustenburg, SA 20 Clear, Slight Breeze 7,5,12,5,10,10/13,12,7/8,14,5,5,15,13/6,14,8,6,15 348 1.5 1.4 2.1 730.8 One bird down affected breaks as it flew back to the kit, out birds also caused problems.
13 Robbie Mc Nally Ireland 20 Cloudy, Slight Breeze, 16 deg C 9,10,8,10,13,8,5,8,5/7,8,11,15/9,6,9,12,7,15,9,5/ 8,5,16,5,7,6 384 1.4 1.3 1.82 698.88 Birds kitted well, flew good judging height, good breaks of quality and depth but flew through many set breaks.
14 Koos Potgieter West Rand, SA 17 Clear, Slight Breeze 6,8,5,8,7,8/9,5,5,5,10,13/11,11,12,9/10,5,5,11,15 284 1.5 1.4 2.1 596.4 Kit flew the perfect 8 pattern, kitted well but flew through too many breaks.
15 Goran Radnic Croatia West 20 Overcast, Slight Breeze, 18 deg C 9,10,7,10,5/6,5,15,5,12/8,8/6,12,16,9,5 254 1.4 1.5 2.1

533.4

Enjoyable kit to watch.  Unseen for at least half their time.  Good quality and depth.
16 Casey Strzelewicz Northwest, USA 19 Cloudy, Calm, 60 deg F 7,11,5,12,10,12,13/13,5,9,15,8,7/10,9/5 262 1.4 1.4 1.96 513.52 Good kitting presented well with big breaks, nice kit.
17 Steve Naude East Rand, SA 20 Clear, Slight Breeze 6,5,7,5,8,7,5/6,12,10/6,13,6,9,7,7,9,10/9,7,12,5,5 233 1.5 1.4 2.1 489.3 Kit showed good kitting, clean breaks but two youngsters that came into kit disrupted higher score.
18 Aurel Stan East London, UK 20 Cloudy, Slight Breeze, 13 deg C 6,7,5,8,8,6,11,10,5,6,12,9,6,11,5,7,9,8,6,7,6,5,8,5,5,9,5 239 1.4 1.4 1.96 468.44 Kit flew good pattern, showed good kitting, quality and depth. Enjoyable kit to watch.
19 Tony Hatoum British Columbia, Canada 20 Clear, Calm, 10 deg C 9,8,8,9,6/-/13,9,10,6,9,5,8,5/6,16,5,8 195 1.5 1.5 2.25 438.75 Kit showed kitting, quality and depth, flew through breaks for some time.  Kit could score higher.
20 Stephen Finn Middlesbrough, UK 20 Scattered, Breeze 5,5,12,5,6,8,7,9,6,5,5,5,5,5,6,5,11,5,6,8,9,5,10,10,9,5,9,6 235 1.4 1.3 1.82 427.7 Flew good height for judging, showing good quality and depth.  Some out birds cost breaks.
21 Thomasz Ciwinski Yorkshire, UK 19 Clear, Slight Breeze 7,8,9,5,7,9,10,9/6,7,5,8,5,8,5,6,5,5/7,8,13,12,5,5,10 229 1.4 1.3 1.82 416.78 Kitted well, breaks missed by birds going early and not holding for more and bigger breaks.
22 Dusan Popovic Serbia 20 Cloudy, Calm, 32 deg C 9,6,5/7,9/6,13,7,7,9,15,5,7/9,9,5,5,9,6,7 198 1.4 1.5 2.1 415.8 Two birds out affected at least three breaks, good quality and depth
23 Lee Donalley Middlesbrough, UK 20   7,7,6,5,7,11,8,12/9,7,9,7,5,5,7/5/9,5,7,11 183 1.5 1.4 2.1 384.3 Good quality and depth, out birds and individual rolls cost many big breaks.
24 Penne Van Zyl Midvaal, SA 20 Scattered, Slight Breeze 7,5,11,5/7,6/9/7,11,13,12,10,15 205 1.4 1.3 1.82 373.1 Good kitting, many potential breaks flown through, good quality and depth. Kit could have scored mire.
25 Adrian Taylor Virginia, USA 20 Cloudy, Calm, 69 deg F 6,6,5,6,5,6,7,5,7,5/7,6,5,5,5,6,5,6,7,5,7/ 5,6,5,6,7,5/6,5,6,5,5  183 1.4 1.4 1.96 358.68 Busy kit of rollers, potential for higher score
26 Mark Ritter North Central West, USA 17 Scattered, Slight Breeze, 43 deg F 6,6,8,9,5/6,7,7,8,9,8,8,7/5,10,9,8,6,9/9,5 165 1.4 1.5 2.1 346.5 Good judging height, kit flew and rolled well
27 Jurgens Horn East Rand, SA 20 Scattered, Slight Breeze 6,5,7,6,15,10,9,10,5,7/14,10,6,5/-/- 189 1.4 1.3 1.82 343.98 Kitted well and broke clean but kit went flat after 10 minutes.
28 John Langan Ireland 20 Cloudy, Windy, 12 deg C 5,6,5,6,9,5,8,5,10,6,7/13,5,5,5,6,5,7,6/7,6,6,5,6/- 177 1.3 1.3 1.69 299.13 Birds flown on windy day, got blown out of judging for long period of time, kitted well, good quality of roll.
29 Rick Mee Northwest, USA 20 Scattard, Calm, 65 deg F 8,11,5/7,5,5,8,8/12,8,6,5/- 111 1.6 1.6 2.56 284.16 Birds showed potential, set breaks, good quality and depth.
30 Will Stenhouse Southern California North, USA 20 Cloudy, Slight Breeze, 63 deg F 7,5,9,8,11,9,7,12,8,8,9,8,9,6,8 147 1.3 1.2 1.56 229.32 Falcon hit at 11 minutes, took a four minute time out.  Birds broke well, out birds cost higher score.
31 Jonathan Roscoe Midvaal, SA   Clear, Slight Breeze 5,5,5,5,7,7,5/6,5,11,7/5/5,8,6,5,5 113 1.4 1.4 1.96 221.48 Kit never settled, fast wing action racing made kit fly through many set breaks.
32 Norm Brozovich Pennsylvania/Maryland, USA 18   7,8,8,9,5,9,7,6,5/6,10/7/8 105 1.5 1.4 2.1 220.5 In view for one quarter of total fly, trees in the way for most of flying time.  Good quality and depth.
33 Gordon Joblin Sunderland, UK 19 Windy 8,7,5,5,9,12,5,5,5,5,8,5,5,7,8,7,5 123 1.3 1.3 1.69 207.87 Birds struggled with windy conditions, hard to judge, used every part of sky, good style roll and depth.
34 Russell Clemens North Central, USA 20 Scattered, 87 deg F 6,5,7,6,7,5,5/11,5,5/12,6,6/5 114 1.3 1.4 1.82 207.48 Height and out birds cost kit more breaks and points.  Good quality and depth
35 Marshall Duncan Southern California, USA 18 Cloudy, Slight Breeze, 60 deg F 8,5,9,8,7,5,9,10,7/9,6,5,5/6/7 116 1.3 1.3 1.69 196.04 Kit flew well but a little high, kitted well, some outbirds cost more breaks, overall good kit.
36 Fred Schneider Northern California Central, USA 18 Cloudy, Calm 5,5,6,5,7,5,6,5/5,5,5/7,7,6,5,6/6 96 1.3 1.4 1.82 174.72 Kit flew good pattern, kited well with good quality and depth. Too high in the last five minutes.
37 Wimpie Putter Rustenburg, SA 19 Clear, Slight Breeze 7,5,5,8/9,8,8/5,6/6,5,5 77 1.4 1.4 1.96 150.92 Kitted well but flew on right wing, kit didn't hold for big breaks, many individules not waiting.
38 Ro Black Southern California High Desert, USA 18 Scattered, Calm, 85 deg F 10,5,6,9/-/6,5,5,5/5,6,5,5,6,5 93 1.3 1.1 1.43 132.99 Kitted well, busy but 1/4 breaks, good quality, short depth.
39 Mike Ayala Southern California High Desert, USA 18 Scattered, Calm, 64 deg F 7,7,5,8,7,8,10,6,5 73 1.3 1.3 1.69 123.37 Kit flew at good scoring height but kitting and out birds lost higher score.  Good depth and quality
40 David Blumenstein Central, USA 18 Scattered/Cloudy, Windy, 74 deg F 7/5,5,6,5,6/5,5,6/5,5,5 65 1.4 1.3 1.82 118.3 Under windy conditions able to maintain good kit formation, good quality and depth
40 Guil Rand Mountain West, USA 20 Cloudy, Breeze, 60 deg F 6,5,6,9,8,6,5,8,6,6 65 1.4 1.3 1.82 118.3 Kit showed good rolling style, flew too high and birds out.
42 Bob Hord North Central, USA 20 Scattered, Calm 8,6,5,6/5,5,5,5,6/8,5/- 64 1.4 1.3 1.82 116.48 Clean quality, roll nice depth, many individuals rolled too early for the kit.
43 Robert Parker Southern California, USA 19 Cloudy, Calm, 62 deg F 6,5,6,6,9/8,7,5,6/8,5/- 71 1.3 1.2 1.56 110.76 Birds out and rising too high cost kit many breaks.  When lower, kit  looked good.
44 Sai Vang North Central West, USA 16 Cloudy, Strong winds, 62 deg F 6/7,7,5,6,7/5,6,7/- 56 1.4 1.4 1.96 109.76 Strong kitting in windy conditions, good quality rollers
45 Alan Weaver Arizona, USA 20 Clear, 65 deg F 5,8,8/5,5/7,5/6 49 1.5 1.4 2.1 102.9 Good style rolling, nice kit to judge
45 Ken Billings North Rocky Mountain, USA 20 Clear, Calm, 54 deg F 9,8,6,7/5/6,5/5 51 1.4 1.4 1.96 99.96 Kit flew high, stayed on the right wing most of the time, showed good roll style
47 Keith Selby North Central East, USA 16 Cloudy, Calm 5,5,5,6,5/5,6,5,6/5/6 59 1.3 1.3 1.69 99.71 Good judging height.  Active kit but lacked timing on many breaks. Flew 18:56
48 Alex Guerrero San Diego, USA 20 Cloudy, Slight Breeze, 65 deg F 8,5/9,5/7,5/6,5,5,6 61 1.2 1.2 1.44 87.84 Kit very busy but lots of individules, waterfalls and out birds 
49 Michael Wolden Northern California Coast, USA 20 Scattered, Slight Breeze, 74 deg F 6,5,6,5,7,8/5,5/-/- 47 1.4 1.3 1.82 85.54 Flying through breaks and out birds hurt higher score, good quality roll.
50 Sonny Sandifer West Texas, USA 18 Scattered, Calm, 60 deg F 5/6,5,5,5/5/6,6,5 48 1.2 1.2 1.44 69.12 Good kit formation, flew on the right wing and a little high most of the flight, showed good potential
51 Jack Myers California Central Valley, USA 17 Cloudy, Calm 5,6,5/5/7,6/5 39 1.3 1.2 1.56 60.84 Bird dropped early.  Kit showed potential but loose kitting lost scorable breaks.
52 Woody Woodrow Northern California Central, USA 16 Cloudy, Slight breeze, 64 deg F 7,6,6/5,5/5/- 34 1.3 1.3 1.69 57.46 Kit was flat second half, showed good quality and speed, kitted well throughout the fly.
53 Tony Joseph Midvaal, SA 20 Scattered, Breeze, 16 deg C 5/5/5/5,8 28 1.4 1.3 1.82 50.96 Kit too strong, flew through breaks.
54 Stanley Pryor Northern California Coast, USA 20 Clear, Breeze, 75 deg F 6,5,5/6/-/5 27 1.2 1.2 1.44 38.88 Kit found wind difficult, flew through breaks.  One bird down at seven minutes.
55 Chris Short South East, USA 17 Cloudy, drizzle, 70 deg F 5/6/6/- 17 1.3 1.3 1.69 28.73 Birds flew good height but on their right wing most of fly.  Kit showed potential
56 Andrew Androutsos Melbourne, Australia 16 Cloudy, Windy 6,5/5/-/- 16 1.3 1.3 1.69 27.04 Kit flew fast, good judging height but didn't set for breaks.
57 Joe Miketin North Central West, USA 18 Overcast, Slight breeze 5,8,5/-/-/- 18 1.2 1.2 1.44 25.92 Birds flat after 5 minutes
58 Paul Daniel North Texas, USA 20 59 deg F 6,9 15 1.3 1.3 1.69 25.35 Birds didn't settle, potential not realized
59 Wayne Cumberworth North Central East, USA 16 Clear, Scattered, 73 deg F 6/7/-/- 13 1.3 1.4 1.82 23.66 Kit flew flat on left wing. Flew through potential breaks.
60 John Kelly Texas, USA 16 Clear, slight breeze 5/-/-/- 5 1.4 1.4 1.96 9.8 Good quality rollers, flew good height and pattern
61 Van Hilliard Southern California North, USA 20 Overcast, 61 deg F -/-/-/- 0 - - - 0 Birds broke into two groups, lower birds stayed low and one landed.
61 Don Macauley Nevada, USA 20 Clear, 68 deg F -/-/-/- 0 - - - 0 Birds never settled, many setups to turn but flew through
61 Brad Winward Mountain West, USA 20 Slight breeze, 79 deg F -/-/-/- 0 - - - 0 Non-kitting and birds out cost points.
64 Ferid Catak Bosnia & Herzegovina 20 Overcast, Calm, 19 deg C 5,12,13,9,10,13,11,16/8,8/8         DQ An outstanding top order kit flown in light rain.  The heavy conditions didn't allow enough height to accommodate the deep rolling.  Second bird down at 12:53.
64 Jimmy Ferrer Hawaii, USA 20 Clear, Breeze, 84 deg F           DQ 1st bird down in first minute, 2nd bird down second minute.
64 Juan Maldonado Central California, USA 18 Clear, Calm, 77 deg F -/5         DQ Bird down in 3 minutes, second bird down at 8 minutes
  John Prestley Sydney, Australia               DNF Birds became ill before the fly.

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