The following is a list of results included in the 2019 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.
04/27/19 Balloons Over Iowa Ode to Spring ( Carlisle, Iowa) Non Responsive
05/17-18/19 Four Rivers Balloon Race ( Jonesville, LA) No task flown - Bill Cunningham
05/17-19/19 Tailwind Regional Balloon Fest ( Canton, TX) No flights Sandy Graf
05/31-06/02/19 Carson City Frontier Days ( Carson City, MI) No tasks flown
06/06-08/19 Springville Art City Days ( Springville, Utah) No Tasks flown
06/07/-09/19 Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival ( Coshocton, Ohio) No Tasks flown
06/15-16/19 Thurston Classic (Meadvile, Pa) No tasks flown
06/16/19 Top Gun ( Albuquerque, NM) No tasks flown
06/27-30/19 Ashland Balloon Fest ( Ashland, Ohio) No tasks flown per Drew Egerton
07/05-07/19 Canton Miss Balloon Event ( Canton, MS) Not enough qualifying pilots - Mike Hanson
07/21/19 Sunday AM flight (Middleton, Ohio) No task flown (weathered out) Al Nels
07/21/19 Top Gun ( Albuquerque, NM) weathered out - Keith Takach
08/16-18/19 Centralia BalloonFest (Centralia, Ill) Weathered Out Adam McGee
08/23-25/19 Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce Fall River Hot Air Balloon Festival (Hot Springs, SD) Not a competition event
09/05-08/19 The Great Reno Balloon Race ( Reno, NV) No Competition scores Dale Wong
10/18-10/20/19 The Great Mississippi River Balloon Race ( Natchez, Miss) Bill Cunningham
10/18-10/20/19 Carolina BalloonFest (Statesville, NC) #1, #2, #3 (T3 NO RESULTS, NOT INCLUDED) Ken Draughn
10/20/19 Top Gun ( Albuquerque, NM)
11/10/19 Top Gun ( Albuquerque, NM)
11/16-17/19 Top Gun ( Albuquerque, NM)
12/07/19 Balloons Over Christmas In The Ville (Fowlerville, MI)