Great Pershing Balloon Derby (North Central Region Champ.)
We have between 35 - 45 balloons each year. Launch fields and landing spots are plentiful and the majority of landowners are friendly. We also have Little Miss and Queen Contest, Baby Show, Sidewalk Sales in Downtown Brookfield, Arts and Crafts fair in Brookfield, Balloonist Parade, Night Glows on Saturday and Sunday.
- Myron Peacher Memorial Launch Site
- Hwy 36 - North 2 miles on balcktop FF
- Venue Custom Field 1:
- Sherry Techau
- Venue Custom Field 2:
- Venue Custom Field 3:
Our Launch Site is located 5 miles west of Brookfield, 2 miles north of blacktop FF. There, a gracious farmer's hay field is turned into our Launch Site for the weekend.
We have 3 scheduled sanctioned flights that will launch from, fly over, or land at our Launch Site.
We have 2 scheduled night glows at our Launch Site during the weekend.