July 29, 2011 @ 12:00 am - July 31, 2011 @ 12:00 am EDT
The Dorval Astronomy club, the Société d’astronomie de Montreal, the Club Orion of St-Timothée, the Parc des Iles of Saint-Timothée and the R.A.S.C. invite you to the 31st C.A.F.T.A. 2011, held on July 29-31st 2011 at the Parc des Iles of St-Timothée in southern Quebec. It is a beautiful family park with a beach.
It is primarily a telescope maker's contest but includes many other categories. There will be awards in the following categories: Mechanical, Optical, Originality, Research, Photography, Beginner, Software and Technology and Craftmanship. There will also the Fred-Clarke award given to an astromer who has contributed greatly to the telescope maker community. All are welcome!