2019 World Cup Roller Fly Judge

Graham Dexter of Portugal

2019 Fly-Off Schedule

2019 Regional Fly Reports

     
     

 

Place Flyer's Name Region Kit Size Weather Conditions Breaks Scored Raw Quality Depth Bonus Factor Score Comments
1 Tony Hatoum British Columbia, Canada 20 8:15am 5,9,6,5,6/11,5,10,5,6,8/6,8,11,5/12,7 169 1.6 1.6 2.56 432.64 Very impressive. Excellent kit working well with quality.
2 Riaan Kruger West Rand, SA 20 4:30pm, 17c, clear, windy 5,5,7,6/5,6,5,5,7/8,5,7,7/6,10,9,5,5 123 1.6 1.6 2.56 314.88 Some very impressive quality rollers (12/13). Would have scored more with better visibility. Trees and houses obstructed view.
3 Rick Schoening North Rocky Mountain, USA 20 6:30am, 50f, overcast, calm 5,5,5,5,5/5,6/8,6,6,5/7,5,7,6 86 1.6 1.8 2.88 247.68 Impressive! No big breaks, but very high quality with very good depth.
4 Darren Deacon East Midlands, UK   7:45am, 60f, overcast, slight breeze 8,11,5,8,6,5,9,7,6,6,5,9 96 1.65 1.5 2.457 237.6 Impressive rollers (13)! Out birds prevented even better score.
5 Anthony Robinson Republic of Ireland 20 8:40pm, overcast, slight breeze 5,7,10,5,6,9,6,5,6,5,5,6,5,5,5,5 105 1.45 1.5 2.175 228.375 Some excellent rollers (9) with good depth. Impressive.
6 Vukasin Pejcic Serbia 20 8pm 7,5,7,5/5/8,5,7/8,5,6,5,5,7,5 90 1.3 1.3 1.69 152.1 Some nice rollers working well. Six very good rollers, some a little wingy.
7 Sparks Axsel Rustenburg, SA 20 9am, 15c, clear, slight breeze 5,8,5,5,5/8,6,6/8,6/7,5 74 1.4 1.4 1.06 145.04 Out birds spoiled a very good kit of rollers. Eight birds rolling very well. Some birds lost quality towards end of fly.
8 Marco Solorio Western Plains, USA 17 8am, 45f, scattered, calm 5,9,8,5,5,5,6/5,7,5,5/-/- 65 1.5 1.4 2.1 136.5 Some quality rollers here. Lost a few breaks with out birds. An entertaining team.
9 Kevin Bowden Midlands, UK 19 7:55, 23c, scattered/cloudy, calm 5,6,6,5,6,6,5,6,5,7,7 64 1.35 1.5 2.025 129.6 Some good rollers (7) Some inconsistent, out birds spoiled some scores.
10 Guil Rand Mountain West, USA 20 7:05 am, scattered, slight breeze to windy 5,5,6,5,8,5,5,5,6,7,7 64 1.3 1.4 1.82 116.48 Nice team of fast rollers. Some a little wingy. Four water falls.
11 Clay Hoyle South East, USA 20 7:50, 80f, clear, calm 7/8,5,7,6/7,5/- 45 1.6 1.6 2.56 115.2 Some excellent quality rollers (10/11). Too many water falls.
12 Jude Roscoe Midvaal, SA 19 10:10am, 21c, clear, slight breeze 5,6,5,7/5,5/5,5,5/5,5,5,8 71 1.3 1.2 1.56 110.76 Often too far to judge correctly. Six good rollers seen. Just a bit frantic for big breaks.
13 Boris Recek Slovenia 18 7:45pm, 24c, scattered/cloudy, calm 6,8,5/5,5,7,5,5/8,6/- 60 1.4 1.3 1.82 109.2 Water falling and out birds spoiled score. Eight good rollers seen but some inconsistent quality.
14 Mark Ritter North Central West, USA 19 7:10am, 53f, cloudy, windy, 12 MPH 8,10,5,6,5/6/5/- 55 1.4 1.3 1.82 100.1 Some very good 'H' style rollers spoiled by strong gusty wind.
14 Casey Strzelewicz Northwest, USA 18 7:15am, 53f, cloudy, calm 7/5,7/8,8/10 55 1.4 1.3 1.82 100.1 Some good quality rollers. Needed more rolling together. One bird down at 9 min, 40 seconds.
16 Pat Wright East Rand, SA 20 9am, 12c, clear, calm 6,5,5,7,5/5,5/5,5,5/- 53 1.3 1.3 1.69 89.57 Mostly too far away to correctly asses the quality but at least 6 rolling well.
17 George Mason Midlands, UK 20 6:24, 16c, cloudy, slight breeze 6,5,6,5,5,8,5,5,6 51 1.3 1.2 1.56 79.56 Raining, damp and almost still made this team perform less than expected. Not too interested today. Down at 15:20.
18 Johan Hayward Rustenburg, SA 20 9:00, 19c, clear, calm 6,5/5,5,7/5,7,5,5/- 50 1.25 1.2 1.5 75 Five rolling well. Working reasonably as a team. Out birds lost two breaks. Entertaining
19 Gary Warwick Sunderland, UK 18 9:20am, 65, clear, calm 6,5,5,5,5,5,5,5 41 1.4 1.3 1.82 74.62 Some very fast stylish rollers. Team spoiled by out birds and peregrine fly by. One bird down at 8 minutes.
20 Willie Silvey Central, USA 20 7:15, 59f, clear, slight breeze 5,5/6,6/5/6,7,5 45 1.2 1.3 1.56 70.2 Most of the work out of sight. Quality reduced as birds rather wingy.
21 Dennis Burke North Central East, USA 17 9:17am, 62f, cloudy, slight breeze 5,5/8,5,6,5/-/- 34 1.3 1.3 1.69 57.46 Flew too fast. Out bird caused trouble. A bit flat today. Some sharp rollers.
22 Brian McCormick Northern California, USA 17 7:40am, 51f, clear, calm 5,6,5,5,5,5/-/5/- 36 1.2 1.3 1.56 56.16 Five birds maintained their quality. Most birds deteriorated after five or six minutes.
23 Edgar Roscoe Snr Midvaal, SA 20 4:32pm, clear, slight breeze 5,5/5/5/5,8 33 1.2 1.3 1.56 51.48 Some deep birds taking too long to return to the kit. Too many water falls, too few clean breaks.
24 Medhi Arzaghi West Texas, USA 20 10:45am, 74f, clear, slight breeze 5,5,5,5,5,5 30 1.3 1.3 1.69 50.7 Some nice rollers. Too many 3's &4's - not enough 5's. Six good rollers seen.
25 Bill Williams North Rocky Mountain, USA 20 7:10am, 50f, overcast, slight breeze 7,5,5,5/6/-/- 28 1.3 1.3 1.69 47.32 Flew on one wing. Very active with some quality rollers with depth. Looked spooked. One bird down at 19 minutes.
26 John Langan Republic of Ireland 20 9:30pm, 65, scattered/cloudy, windy 5/5,5,6/5/- 26 1.2 1.3 1.56 40.56 Constantly active water falling and out birds. Deep rollers with inconsistent quality.
27 Herman van Zyl Midvaal, SA 18 2:45pm, 18c, clear, slight breeze 5/5/5/5,5,5 30 1.1 1.2 1.32 39.6 Red tail sprayed rolling well, one other rolling consistently well. Most inconsistent quality.
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29 Richard Ball Texas, USA 17 9am, 67f, overcast, slight breeze 5,5,7,6/-/5 28 1.0 1.3 1.3 36.4 Flew fast, but managed a few breaks.
30 Brian Longest Virginia, USA 16 7:40am, 73f, cloudy, calm 5,5,5/-/5,5/- 25 1.1 1.3 1.43 35.75 Difficult to asses quality due to height. Some deep rollers here.
31 Johan Strause West Rand, SA 20 10:30am, 19c, clear, calm 5/7,5/-/- 17 1.4 1.4 1.96 33.32 Out birds ruined an otherwise very good kit of quality rollers. Roll deteriorated in last five minutes.
32 Hannes Nortje West Rand, SA 19 10:20, 21c, clear, calm 5/-/5/5,5 20 1.2 1.2 1.44 28.8 Very few clean breaks. Some fast spinners but most were 'wingy' some rolling over one wing.
33 Norm Brozovich Pennsylvania/Maryland, USA 19 8:07am, 65f, cloudy/overcast, clam/slight breeze -/-/7,5/5 17 1.3 1.3 1.69 28.73 Out birds spoiled possible score. Lot of water falling. Played "Peek-a-boo" through the trees. Some good rollers here.
33 Steve Naude East Rand, SA 20 17c, clear, slight breeze 5,7/-/5/- 17 1.3 1.3 1.69 28.73 Otherwise good kit spoiled by out birds. Some good rollers here. One bird down immediately before time in.
35 Ferid Catak Bosnia & Herzegovina 20 7:35pm, 28c, clear, calm 5,5,5,6 21 1.2 1.1 1.32 27.72 Not very interested today. Some water falling, few clean breaks.
36 Robert Ragasa Hawaii, USA 20 8:45am, 72f, clear, slight breeze/windy 5,5/5/-/5 20 1.2 1.1 1.32 26.4 Four or five birds rolling quite nice. Most birds too loose today.
37 Joe Dan Parson North Texas, USA 20 7:05, 60f, scattered/cloudy, calm 6/-/5/8 19 1.2 1.1 1.32 25.08 Flew fast on one wing. A few birds rolling OK.
38 Kip Beard North Central East, USA 18 7:28 5/5/-/5 15 1.1 1.2 1.32 19.8 Not breaking clean. Lots of individuals. Very active at first.
39 Fred Schneider Northern California Central, USA 18 5:10, 89f, clear, slight breeze 5,5,6 16 1.1 1.1 1.21 19.36 Kit not really getting into it today. Inconsistent quality.
40 John Paul Peter Southern Gauteng, SA 20 8:00, 8c, clear, calm -/-/5/5,5 15 1.0 1.0 1.0 15 Not interested in rolling today.
41 Jay Starley Mountain West, USA 18 8:29 am, scattered/cloudy, windy 6/-/-/5 11 1.1 1.1 1.21 13.31 Kit not very interested today.
42 Don Macauley Nevada, USA 20 9:05am, 78f, clear, slight breeze -/5,5/-/- 10 1.2 1.1 1.32 13.2 Birds flew too fast on one wing. Out birds didn't help. Three good rollers seen. 13 birds down at 17 minutes.
43 Juan Velazquez California Central Valley, USA 18 9am, 60f, clear, windy 8/-/-/5 13 1.0 1.0 1.0 13 Some nice birds spotted on the way up but pinned out.  Too high to see quality.
44 Jonathan Roscoe Midvaal, SA 20 4:30pm, 18c, clear, calm 5,5 10 1.1 1.0 1.1 11 Only two breaks. Not interested in flying today.
45 Domenic Peter Southern Gauteng, SA 17 9:30, 8c, clear, calm -/-/5,5/- 10 1.0 1.0 1.0 10 Not interested in rolling today.
46 Emsud Kesedzic South East, USA 18 62f, overcast, slight breeze -/6/-/- 6 1.1 1.2 1.32 7.92 Not breaking together. Flew too fast on one wing.
47 Gary Richards Arizona, USA 20 7am, blue sky, clear, calm 6 6 1.0 1.0 1.0 6 A few graceful rollers. Flew too fast.
48 Dan Galarza Central, USA 18 55f, clear, calm -/-/5/- 5 1.0 1.0 1.0 5 Did all their breaks outside of sight. Very stiff once in sight. Dark tail birds quite nice.
48 Stanley Pryor Northern California Coast 18 8:15am 5 5 1.0 1.0 1.0 5 Out birds and loose kitting spoiled any performance.
50 Alan Milne Tyne and Wear, UK 20 8:20am, 60, clear, calm -/-/-/- 0 - - - 0 Too high, one out bird constantly. Not interested today
50 Reuben van der Nest Midvaal, SA 18 10:39, strong wind -/-/-/- 0 - - - 0 One very nice black bald spotted one. Far too windy to expect performance at all. Impossible to fly in this wind.
50 Edward Sandifer New Mexico, USA 17 9:15, blue sky, clear, slight breeze -/-/-/- 0 - - - 0 Birds flew too fast after being spooked.  Three birds rolling occasionally
50 Henko Van Der Westuizen

Rustenburg, SA

19 8:30, 11c, clear, slight breeze -/-/-/- 0 - - - 0 A few capable, but no clean breaks today. Not interested in performing today.
54 Herbst Lofts East Rand, SA 20 9am, 7c, clear, calm -/-/-         DQ Not interested today. Two down at 12 minutes.
54 Mike Kutzke North Central West, USA 19 10:50am, 52f, cloudy, strong 19 MPH winds -/-/-         DQ Far too windy to fly rollers. One quality roller seen (red recessive mix tail). First bird down at 10 minutes, second down at 12.
54 Dennis Miller North Central West, USA 18 6:07pm, 71f, scattered, windy 5,5/-         DQ Flew fast on one wing. Two birds landed at 10 minutes.
54 Richard Naftzgar Northern California Central, USA 20 87f, clear/scattered, slight breeze 5/-/-         DQ One really nice red check seen. Kit not interested today. One bird in the tree and second bird landed at 14 minutes.
54 John Potter Northwest, USA 20 7:37pm, 72f, scattered, calm -/5/-         DQ Flying on one wing. Not really interested tonight. All down at 13 minutes.
54 Alan Butler Melbourne, Australia 19 9:00, 8c, scattered clouds, breeze/windy -/-         DQ Blown about in the wind. Second bird down at 10 minutes
61 Razaak Sahabodien Southern Gauteng, SA               DNF Death in family
    Croatia East                 incomplete fly report
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