The HACD is excited to officially announce that the 2023 US National Championship will return to the Great Texas Balloon Race in Longview, TX June 12-18, 2023 with Sam Parks as Event Director. The GTBR is among the world's premier competitions and previously hosted the US National Championship from 2012-2015 and the Junior National Championship in recent years.
The 2023 US National Championship will feature 50 pilots (through qualification by the National Eligibility List), 15 Young Guns Pilots, and 10 GTBR pilots all competing for a total prize purse of $100,000!
More information is available on GTBR.net. Invitations will be emailed to pilots soon with final acceptance coming shortly after the new year. We will update this space as new information is available and an Official Notice Board will be established on WatchMeFly.net as the event gets closer.