The following is a list of results included in the 2018 BFA HACD National Eligibility List System.
Events desiring to submit scores for inclusion in the NEL must notify an HACD Board member, National Sanction Manager or National Eligibility List Manager of their intentions PRIOR TO THE EVENT. The HACD may refuse scores submitted without prior notification, not submitted within the 21 day deadline after the event, or not following other portions of the published Rules, Regulations, Policies and Procedures. This notification should include the date and location of the event and contact information regarding results (usually the Scoring Officer or Event Director).
Approved events can be found HERE: https://bfa.net/index.php/events5/competition-event-list
As per APPENDIX D Section I (e): In order for task scores to qualify for submission for inclusion to the NEL, ALL of the following conditions must be met:
1. A minimum of six (6) HACD cardholders must be registered, present and 50% flying the task
2. 50% or more of the total pilots registered (competitive field) must launch
3. A minimum of six (6) of the registered pilots must fly
Also per APPENDIX D Section I:
f) In a given task where no pilot achieves a result, that task will not be used in the National Eligibility List
g) Pilots who achieve zero points because of a “did not fly” will not have those tasks added into the National Eligibility List.
Please use the following "color reference" to see the status of the event results.
Events in RED= Events that the HACD is anticipating scores from, but have not yet received them from the event. The NEL Manager has been notified to anticipate results. Results should be submitted WITHIN 21 DAYS of the event to the NEL Manager. Pilots not seeing an event listed that they expect to receive scores for should contact the event officials and ask them to contact the NEL Manager or HACD Board. Scores submitted without being listed may not be accepted.
Events in Black= Events with no valid tasks flown, or that have submitted results to the National Eligibility List Manager and are being verified, redone, and printed to PDF.
Events in Green= Results posted for review before final submission to the National Eligiblity List. Competitors have 30 days from the date posted to inquire on amendments per the rules. The date posted is listed next to the results.
Events in Blue= Results have been verified and entered into the National Eligibility List. If less than 30 days have passed from the posted date, inquiries for corrections may still be made. Changes after this time period may be considered at the discretion of the HACD Board.
04/22/18 Top Gun (Albuquerque, NM) NO QUALIFYING FLIGHTS FLOWN
05/20/18 Tailwind Regional Balloon Fest NO QUALIFYING FLIGHTS FLOWN
05/28/18 NC State Championship NO QUALIFYING FLIGHTS FLOWN
06/17/18 San Angelo Lion's Balloonfest NO QUALIFYING FLIGHTS FLOWN
06/24/18 Michigan Challenge NO QUALIFYING FLIGHTS FLOWN
07/01/18 Ashland BalloonFest NO QUALIFYING FLIGHTS FLOWN
07/19/18 US Women's National Championships (Waterford, Wi) Not enough events for Championship
07/29/18 Ruby Mountain Balloon Festival (Spring Creek, Nev) No Scores
07/29/18 The Great Balloon Race (Galesburg, Ill) Non-Responsive
08/19/18 Highland Village Lions Balloon Festival (Highland Village, Tx) Weathered Out ` NO SCORES
08/26/18 Kalamazoo Balloon Fest (Richland, Mi) Non-Responsive
09/09/18 The Great Reno Balloon Race (Reno, Nev) Non-Responsive
09/23/18 Plano Balloon Festival (Plano, Tx) No Flights
09/23/2018 Colorado Springs (CoS, Colorado) NOT ENOUGHT CARDHOLDERS
10/21/18 Top Gun Oct 2018 (ABQ, NM) Cancelled
10/22/18 Natchez (Natchez, Ms) NO FLIGHTS
10/22/18 BalloonFest in Statesville (Statesvile, NC) NO FLIGHTS
12/01/18 Balloon over Christmas in the Ville ( Fowlerville, Mi) CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
12/16/18 Top Gun December 2018 (ABQ, NM) CANCELLED