[CQ-Contest] Deadline for WRTC 2018 Sponsored Teams
Michael Hoeding, DL6MHW
dl6mhw at wrtc2018.de
Wed Feb 15 14:35:32 EST 2017
Published: 15 February 2017
Sponsored teams are a long-standing tradition in WRTC and a substantial
part of fundraising. Dedicated contesters who cannot qualify because of
other serious commitments are given the chance to take part in the WRTC.
As shown in WRTC 2014 Sponsored Teams do compete with qualified teams on
the same level and have reached top scores.
Now the last qualification contest is over and its raw scores are
online. We already have assigned three of five sponsored teams. Because
we have now received several request for sponsored teams we will set the
deadline for requests to the 21st February 2017 2359 UTC.
After the informal request the sponsor and WRTC 2018 sign a formal
agreement defining the framework. Then the sponsor transfers the deposit
of 15,000 Euro to a trust account showing the seriousness of the
application and sends in the formal application reflecting the goals of
2. Support of ham radio contesting and the spirit of the WRTC competition
3. Enhancing technology and operating skills
After a positive decision of the WRTC 2018 Organizing Committee the
sponsored team will be informed and the money transferred to the WRTC
2018 account. If the application will not be accepted the 15,000 Euro
will be retransferred as soon as possible.
Important note: According to the WRTC 2018 qualification rules a DQ in
one of the qualification contests will exclude an operator from a
All applications should be sent to contact at wrtc2018.de.
Michael Höding, DL6MHW
Vice-President, Fundraising, PR
Phone: +49 39201 20779
E-Mail: dl6mhw at wrtc2018.de
More information about the CQ-Contest