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2023 U.S. Women's Hot Air Balloon National Championship

Event

Title:
2023 U.S. Women's Hot Air Balloon National Championship
When:
07/16/2023 - 07/21/2023
Where:
Jackson, MI
Category:
Competition Event

Description

Jackson's Hot Air Jubilee will host the 2023 Women's U.S. National Balloon Championships

 

The Jubilee will host the 2023 U.S. Women’s Hot Air Balloon National Championship competition in conjunction with the Balloon Federation of America Hot Air Competition Division. The event will precede Hot Air Jubilee Weekend and run from July 16-21, 2023 at Ella Sharp Park, 2800 Fourth St.

“The Hot Air Jubilee’s decades-long history of hosting a high-quality balloon event along with the fantastic group of board volunteers gives us complete confidence in the organization’s ability to host the Women’s National Championship,” said Patty Cramer, Secretary of the Balloon Federation of America Hot Air Competition Division. “We look forward to this partnership with the Jackson community and look forward to sharing our unique sport while crowning our next National Champion.”

    Fifteen female pilots in the country will make their way to Jackson to compete for a chance to be named the 2023 National Champion and potentially represent Team USA in the Women’s World Hot Air Balloon Championships in 2025, officials said.


Venue

Location:
Ella Sharp Park
Street:
2800 Fourth Street
ZIP:
49203
City:
Jackson
State:
MI
Country:
United States
Venue Custom Field 3:
https://ellasharppark.com

Description

Ella Sharp Park is located on 562 acres along the banks of the Southwest Branch of the Grand River in beautiful Jackson, Michigan. The various topographies of the park range from relatively flat to heavily rolling and hilly. This geology provides a great location for a park full of fun and activities for everyone. The park’s borders hold a challenging golf course, beautiful flower gardens, miles of hiking trails, basketball courts, soccer fields, a golf learning center, softball fields, and many other facilities for athletics and casual enjoyment of the outdoors.