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2016 BFA U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Championship

Event

Title:
2016 BFA U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Championship
When:
07/13/2016 - 07/20/2016
Where:
Shreveport-Bossier - Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
Category:
Competition Event

Description

For spectators in Shreveport-Bossier the BFA U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Championship presented by Curves and the Red River Balloon Ralley will mean more balloons flying overhead for longer than ever before. A total of 70 or more balloons will color the summer skies above Shreveport-Bossier for an entire week. Those pilots will be competing for a total prize purse of $60,000 and the opportunity to go on to represent the U.S. in World Champion competition.
 
Contact:
BFA Office
515-961-8809


Venue

Location:
Shreveport-Bossier  - Website
Street:
Bossier and Caddo parishes
City:
Shreveport-Bossier City
State:
Louisiana
Country:
United States

Description

All times are approximate and schedule may change without notice. All events at US National Competition and at the RRBR are dependent on prevailing weather conditions. All events are subject to weather delays or cancellations. The safety of our pilots, volunteers and spectators is our primary concern.  All competitive flights Thurs, Mon, Tues and Wed will NOT necessarily be seen at the LSUS Festival Site but will take place over the Cities of Shreveport and Bossier City and parts of Bossier and Caddo parishes.   Each morning and afternoon the flight launch and targets will be determined based on prevailing winds. No refunds or rainchecks for any admission fees for festival.