Central Sod Farms
Our spring and summer field
Centreville, Maryland

Launch Site Info:

  • Our waiver is for 14,000′ MSL, 13,900′ AGL.   However: The suggested maximum altitude is 4,000’ AGL due to the proximity of trees.
  • The launch will run from 12pm to 6pm Saturday and 9am to 6pm Sunday.
  • Help with setup and/or take down on is appreciated.
  • Launch Fees for both days are $10 for MDRA members.
  • Spectators may watch for free.
  • Our Launch System can handle up to 24 pads.


  • This is a rocket launch, enter at own risk. You are responsible for your own safety.
  • Please STAY on the road and do not exceed speed limit of 10 MPH
  • Please be aware of children and adults retrieving rockets.
  • Please NOTE the above ground irrigation pipes on the left while entering the farm.
  • Park ONLY in designated parking areas (green areas.)
  • Absolutely no vehicles in the fields.
  • Bring sunscreen, plenty to drink, and your own food.
  • Questions are always welcomed at the registration/RSO tables.


Recovery Zones

Rockets coming to rest outside of the white boundaries
will require permission before recovery.

Please honor the landowner and seek a MDRA BOD member
before venturing outside of these boundaries.

Field GPS coordinates:
N 39 deg 0.0266 min   –   W 76 deg 6.3488 min
From the Baltimore/Washington area, take US 50 east across the
Bay Bridge. After 9 miles MD 301 splits from US 50. Follow MD 301 north to
fourth blinking yellow light. Turn right on John Brown Road and go about1/4 mile
and turn right on to a dirt road (pass house). Follow this past the house and buildings, then
turn right at the end of the buildings, 300 yards on the right is where you should see
us parked.