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2012 Election Results PDF Print E-mail
Written by Cory Miller   
Tuesday, 28 August 2012 14:22

The ballots for the 2012 elections for board positions have been returned and counted. Thank you to each of you that voted this year. Also a huge thank you to those willing to serve their regions on the board of directors.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 August 2012 21:42
Ed Yost Master Pilot Award PDF Print E-mail
Written by BFA Board   
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 18:54

The BFA Board, during their May conference call, approved in concept a new Balloon Federation of America award entitled the “Ed Yost Master Pilot Award”. This award, patterned after the FAA “Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award” will recognize lighter than air pilots who have maintained safe flight operations for 40 or more years. On July 17, 2012 the BFA Board adopted the award proposal presentedby the Awards Committee. Following is the criteria for presentation of the award. Go to for the applicant information form to submit to receive consideration for the award. Award recipients will receive a BFA Award Certificate, their names will be published on the BFA web site and a display for the award will be included at the National Balloon Museum in Indianola, Iowa.

Orvin Olivier, Chair

BFA Awards Committee

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 July 2012 22:50
2012 BFA Board Election ~ Candidate Statements PDF Print E-mail
Written by BFA Board   
Monday, 16 July 2012 18:59



Each year, the BFA board elects 3 positions to the BFA board. This year, those positions to be filled by vote are North Central, Southeast, and 1 At-large position. Below are the candidate statements from each region. They are listed in alphabetical order based on last name. If you have any questions, please contact the candidate.

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 July 2012 06:28
2011-2012 Long Jump Results PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 June 2012 16:06

The results of the 2011-2012 Long Jump.  Congratulations to all the pilots who particpated.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 June 2012 16:28
Vote for Balloon Fiesta 2013 Theme PDF Print E-mail
Written by Glen Moyer   
Tuesday, 19 June 2012 14:21

The 2013 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is more than a year away but what will the theme be? Balloon Fiesta officials are hoping you will help decide. For the first time ever,  officials are placing selection of the event's theme in the hands of Balloon Fiesta fans. To vote, simply go to the Balloon Fiesta Facebook page and select your favorite. The choices are “Cut to the Chase”, “Albuquerque by Morning”, “Enchanted Sunrise”, “It’s a Matter of Altitude” and “Sky’s the Limit.” But hurry - the voting ends Monday, June 25th!

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 June 2012 18:39
US Ballooning Hall of Fame PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 29 May 2012 13:41

Inductees for United States Ballooning Hall of Fame

Last Updated on Friday, 01 June 2012 14:46
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