kids over pond 300 Become a Member

Becoming a BFA member is a great way to become more involved in the sport of ballooning!


All individual members now receive the following benefits:

- Access to the private "Member level" at BFA.NET

    • View current and back issues of BALLOONING magazine on-line
    • Use of on-line rally registration system (coming soon)
    • Access to the On-line Membership Roster
    • Use of BFA's licensed FCC radio frequencies
    • Ability to update your own user profile
    • Access to certain Member-only articles

- Recognition for your achievements

    • Pilot Achievement Award Program
    • Crew Achievement Award Program
    • Observer Achievement Award Program
    • Long Jump Competition
    • BFA Flight Instructor Program

- Ability to vote for your regional representative on the BFA Board of Director

- Opportunities for training and education

    • On-line video library for members
    • Pilot skill enhancement
    • Crew training
    • On-line sanctioned safety seminars

- Monthly e-newsletter, the Quick Release




Membership - $55 / year (US delivered magazine)

Digital Membership - $35 / year (digital magazine - US and Int'l)

International Membership - $65 / year (Non-US delivered magazine)

Additional family members - $20 / year (digital magazine)

Junior Balloonists - $15 / year (under 18 - Digital magazine)