After a mile and a half/ 2 km parade through Uvalde, with many spectators supporting the teams, and floats for the larger teams, we met at the local football stadium for the opening ceremonies. High school Friday night football is close to religion here, and it's a wonderful facility.
Here's a picture of the Distinguished Visitors, and the Team Captains and competing pilots. There was a space left for Derek that doesn't show well from the distance...
There's a safety meeting tonight, and tomorrow - Official flying day 1!
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