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2017 BFA Junior Balloonist Camps will start on March 1, 2017. We will have 3 camps this year, each hosting around 20 campers.
If you or your club is interested in sponsoring a camper or making other contributions, contact BFA Youth Director Mike Shrum.
Look for the sign up at
2017 Camp Dates:

Oshkosh, WI (June 10-14)
Reno, NV (June 17-22)
Albuquerque, NM (July 8-13)

Click Here for a PDF file

Click Here for PDF file

Check out the 2016 Women's International Eligibility List HERE

Upcoming Events

Great News! The U.S. Women's National Championship will be held in Albuquerque this fall! The event will be hosted by the BFA and the International Balloon Fiesta. There is still time to become a BFA member and register for the championship!

You must be a registered Balloon Fiesta pilot and register with the BFA.
Click Here to become a BFA member. 
Click Here to register for the Championship. 

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