Feb 16 2020

Happy New Year

Best wishes for a safe and prosperous 2020 from the HACD Board. 


The 2020 Rules, Regulations, Policies and Procedures are now available for downloading. You can find the [ ... ]

Jan 28 2020

“The Spirit of Annie Award”

The “Spirit of Annie” award, established by the Northeast Ohio Balloon Pilots Association in memory of a very special observer, Annie Pryne, will be awarded whenev [ ... ]

Jan 27 2020
BFA Junior Nationals - Young Guns 2020

LONGVIEW, TEXAS – A first-time event attached to one of the premiere balloon competitions is growing to more than twice its size this year and is looking for young and new-to-the-sport balloon pilot [ ... ]

Oct 17 2019

Agenda for HACD October Teleconference

Aug 12 2019
Follow the US Nationals

The US National Championship has started in Scotts Bluff County, NE.  The event includes two days of practice flights and six days of competition with nine potential flight opportunities.&nb [ ... ]

Jun 06 2019

Here is the Women’s Nationals pilot list and banner numbers for 2019.


101 Cheri White              Austin, TX 102 Kelli Keller        [ ... ]

May 21 2019
2019 Simplified Rules Posted

The BFA's Hot Air Competition Division (HACD) has released the 2019 version buycialisonlineworldwidestore.com of the Simplified Rules.


These competition rules are used by events desiring to  [ ... ]

May 11 2019
US Nationals Prize Fund Annouced

US Nationals Prize Fund


Scottsbluff, NE

The available prize fund of $30,000 guarantees each pilot a minimum of $375 and is broken down as follows:


$10,000: $200 gift card per pi [ ... ]

May 04 2019
RPS Balloon contributes Women's Nationals Prize

Attention Women’s US National Hot Air Balloon Championship Competitors!

RPS Balloon has generously donated $1,500 to create a prize fund for the Women’s National Championship.  Don’t de [ ... ]

Mar 25 2019
2019 US Women’s National Championship Invitation


2020 US Women’s National Championship Invitation


It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the 2020 US Women’s National Hot Air Balloon Championship in Brookfield, Miss [ ... ]

Feb 11 2019
2019 US Nationals Invitation

Pilots are invited to participate in the 2019 US National Hot Air Balloon Championship in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. The Balloon Federation of America has licensed the Old West Balloon Fest as the organiz [ ... ]

Feb 08 2019

With the finalization of the 2018 National Eligibility List, the HACD Board has prepared the invitation order for the 2019 US National Championship to be held in Scottsbluff, Nebraska August 11-18th.

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