Jan 18 2018
Online Seminar Announced

Mark Your Calendars!

The Balloon Federation of America's annual Online Seminar will be held on


Saturday, April 28, 2018

Registration will start on February 15, 2018


In order to pro [ ... ]

Jan 16 2018
Life Membership Specials - Limited time!





 Announcing new Life Membership Specials!

A Digital-only BFA Life Membersip for just $625. Full membership perks with online Bal [ ... ]

Dec 19 2017
2016 Fiesta Meeting

Pending the outcome of the currently proposed legislation, the Professional Ride Operators
Division of the BFA has voted to suspend the requirement for Second Class Medicals as part of
the Envelope of S [ ... ]

Oct 17 2017
Envelope of Safety Program Announced

At the October 13, 2017 Professional Ride Operators (PRO) meeting at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the new Envelope of Safety Program was presented to the membership. This new initiati [ ... ]

Sep 27 2017
BFA Annual General Meeting 10-8-17

Sunday, October 8, 2017


The BFA Annual General Meeting and Awards Presentation will be 11:00 am Mountain Time, Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the Sid Cutter Pilot Pavilion at the Albuquerque [ ... ]

Aug 28 2017
2017 Election Results







Congratulations to our elected directors!

BFA Board:

At Large Director - Ted Watts

Northeast Region Director - Mark MacSkimming

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Aug 16 2017
BFA Statement Regarding 2017 Senate Bills

   Based on results from a Balloon Federation of America sponsored survey that included feedback from non-members as well and other factors, the BFA Board voted on August 15, [ ... ]

Mar 22 2017
FAVIA 225/BFA Convention Early Registration









FAVIA 225 Website

 NOTE: Early Registration is now available!

Join us for the 225th anniversary celebration of the First A [ ... ]

Feb 17 2017
BFA Store adds apparel line

In the past, the BFA has tried to stock apparel items at our office. The challenge is keeping a good variety of items in a number of sizes. Some of those items may not sell, so we are stuck with the [ ... ]

Feb 09 2017
BFA Board to meet in Shreveport - updated

The BFA Board of Directors will hold a face to face board meeting on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

The meeting will be held at:

Wyndham Garden Inn

1419 E 70th St

Shreveport, [ ... ]

Feb 09 2017
2016 Fiesta Meeting

By Sam Parks

There are some changes coming to the 2017 version of the NFPA-58 LP Gas Code Manual that could affect how balloonists refuel their hot air balloon propane tanks.

The BFA learned that th [ ... ]

Jan 25 2017
New BFA OnLine Store Opens

We are please to annnouce that we have opened a new online store!  

Now you can purchase BFA merchandise, training materials, logbooks and lots more.


The new store features:

An on-sc [ ... ]

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