May 21 2019
2019 Simplified Rules Posted

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

 

These competition rules are used by events desiring to submit scores to be included in th [ ... ]

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

 

2019 US Women’s National Championship Invitation

 

It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the 2019 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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Feb 08 2019

With the close of the 2018 competition season, the BFA HACD Board would like to congratulate this year's NEL award winners.

Thanks to the continued generousity of a member donation, $4,675 was awarde [ ... ]

Jan 30 2019

Happy New Year

Best wishes for a safe and prosperous 2019 from the HACD Board. 

 

The 2019 Rules, Regulations, Policies and Procedures are now available for downloading. You can find the [ ... ]

Jul 20 2018
2018 Women's US National's

2018 WOMENS US NATIONALS

 

Waterford, Wisconsin

July 18-22, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

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US Women's Nationals Scores

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Jul 18 2018
2018 HACD Proposed By-Laws Change

HACD Bylaw Change Proposed:
During its teleconference meeting on June 1, 2018, the HACD Board of Directors voted to amend the
HACD By-Laws to create an organizational/ corporate membership categ [ ... ]

Jun 21 2018
Competition Equipment Request

Equipment can be borrowed for two full weekends and then must be returned, in good condition, the first business day after the second Sunday the equipment is received.  Your deposit will be refun [ ... ]

Mar 07 2018
Introducing Balloon Golf!

    The BFA Hot Air Competition Division is excited to announce a new game for HACD members; Balloon Golf! This no pressure, just for fun, self scoring system is modeled after the game o [ ... ]

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