Acadiana Amateur Radio Association, Inc.
a 501(c)3 Corporation
P.O. Box 51174, Lafayette, Louisiana 70505

AARA is dedicated to serving the Acadiana Region of
Southwest Louisiana


Club Events

2020 Tour du Teche Canoe Race

October 2 - 4, 2020

135 mile three day canoe race

Port Barre, LA to Berwick, LA

Race officials have informed the club that this year's event has

been CANCELLED due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.


2020 Veterans Day Special Event Station

November 7, 2020

The club's plan to commemorate the 2020 Veterans Day celebration by conducting a Special Event Station

at the Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home in Jennings, LA remains has been CANCELLED due to the

ongoing COVID-19 restrictions imposed on the facility.  Plans are to continue having the event in 2021.


2021 Winter Field Day

January 30, 2021

The AARA will be participating in this years 2021 Winter Field Day event.  This 24 hour event will

be held nationwide the weekend of January 30 - 31.  However, club activities are planned only for

Saturday January 30th at the farm of Steve (AF5VR) and Mel Webre in Church Point, LA. 

Everyone is encouraged to participate in the club activities on Saturday as well as from

their own station anytime during the 24 hour event.  Additional details on the event can be found

at 2021 Winter Field Day and 2021 Winter Field Day Flyer or by contacting Chris Ancelet N5MCY at 337-591-8871.


2021 ARRL Field Day

June 26 - 27, 2021

The AARA will be conducting 2021 Field Day activities at a site that is yet to be determined.

During the 24 hr period of this event amateur radio operators across the United States and Canada will

operate from remote stations and attempt to contact as many stations as possible.  The event is open to

the public including non-licensed persons interested in learning about amateur radio.  Additional details on

the event can be found at ARRL - 2021 Field Day and will be posted on this website as they become available.


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