2016 HACD Competition Rules & Regulations
The 2016 Competition Rules, Regulations, Policies & Procedures have been approved for use during the 2016 competitive ballooning season.
2016 International Eligibility List
The HACD has compiled the 2016 International Eligibility list for FAI Sanctioned event invitation purposes.
2016 Women's International Eligibility List Update
The following is an update to the Women's IEL for 2016, which the HACD Board prepared in January.
The 2nd FAI Women's World Hot Air Balloon Championship will take place in Birstonas, Lithuania July 5-10th.
This International Eligibility List was prepared using the last two years' US National Championship and the National Eligibility List as dictated by the 2016 HACD Rules, Regulations, Policies & Procedures, Appendix D, Section VII. The competitors are listed in order below and the qualification method is shown in paranthesis. The response and date regarding the Women's Worlds is listed beside each competitor. Questions regarding this list can be directed to your HACD Board representative.
Women's International Eligibility List (Update as of 2/25)
|List Rank||Name (Qualification method)||Response||Date|
|1||Susan Stamats (47th 2015 Nationals)||No||1/5/2016|
|2||Christine Bertsch (33rd 2014 Nationals)||No||2/2/2016|
|3||Meg Skelton (50th 2015 Nationals)||Yes||1/4/2016|
|4||Kelli Cook (51st 2015 Nationals)*||Yes||1/4/2016|
|5||Elisa Trillanes (52nd 2015 Nationals)||Yes||1/3/2016|
|6||Karen Kent (54th 2014 Nationals)||No||1/14/2016|
|7||Myia Danley (43rd 2015 NEL)||Yes||1/7/2016|
|8||Debby Young (70th 2014 NEL)||No response|
|9||Janet Lutkus (79th 2014 NEL)||Yes||1/3/2016|
|10||Shannon Rote (80th 2014 NEL)||No||1/3/2016|
|11||Kim Neil (85th 2015 NEL)||Yes||1/13/2016|
|12||Holly Pfeifer (93rd 2014 NEL)||No response|
|13||Kim Magee (95th 2015 NEL)||Yes||1/14/2016|
|14||Louise Egerton (148th 2014 NEL)||No response|
|15||Meredith Bennett (103rd 2015 NEL)||No||1/14/2016|
|16||Susan Older (149th 2014 NEL)||No response|
|17||Cheri White (119th 2015 NEL)||Yes||1/3/2016|
|18||Clare Wade (121st 2015 NEL)||No response|
|19||Beth Davidson (123rd 2015 NEL)||No||1/14/2016|
|20||Jeanne Anson (145th 2015 NEL)||No response|
|21||Elizabeth Johnson (160th 2015 NEL)||No response|
*Deffered to second round
2020 US Nationals Rules
The HACD Board has approved the US National Rules for 2020. The latest version was posted on 6/19/2020. Watch this space for any updates.
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