2019 Canowindra International Balloon ChallengeCanowindra, Australia

Friday AM - TDS Flight 627 April 2019 - 10:21
Friday AM - TDS Flight 6

Friday PM Breifing - CANCELLED26 April 2019 - 14:00
Due to strong winds the afternoon briefing has been cancelled.

Next Briefing will be 05:30 Saturday 27th April. 
New PZ - PZ 2426 April 2019 - 10:56
New PZ Added to the competition Map - PZ 24 due to new lambs being born
TDS Flight 526 April 2019 - 10:55
TDS Flight 5
TDS Flight 4 - Thursday AM26 April 2019 - 10:54
TDS Flight 4
Friday AM - TDS26 April 2019 - 09:24
TDS Friday 27th April 2019 - AM
Updated Safety Manual - Supagas Canowindra International Balloon Challenge23 April 2019 - 16:26
Hi Everyone

This is the updated safety manual for the event. This has been slightly amended in the last two days so we are publishing this again.  Please make sure our whole team is aware of its contents.
Updated PZ Master List - V323 April 2019 - 16:23
Please ensure you are aware of the enw PZ's and have them marked on your maps before flying.  This is the list with the names and Minimum altitudes
Updated TDS for Flight 3 - Wed AM23 April 2019 - 09:54
Updated TDS extending Scoring period and slight move to target location for task 6
Updated Dimensions for PZ1422 April 2019 - 11:48
Please update your maps accordingly.

There are a lot of lambs in this area so please overfly with appropriate height.
Updated Task Data Sheet - Flight 2 - Task 522 April 2019 - 09:52
Tasks 1-4 Supagas Canowindra International Balloon Challenge21 April 2019 - 09:33
Flight 1 Task Sheet - Supagas Canowindra International Balloon Challenge21 April 2019 - 09:31
Updated Task Sheet for First flight tasks 1-4
Updated Map, PZ and Waypoints20 April 2019 - 15:42
Updated map that now works more easily with OziExplorer.  Also in the folder is the official PZ list.


Results - Practice Flight 220 April 2019 - 11:41
Results for Practice Flight 2
Logger Training Guide20 April 2019 - 10:27
If you need a refresher on how to use the CIA loggers please visit Mathias DeBruijn website for an excellent tutorial.

Competetion Map with PZs available for download19 April 2019 - 18:18
Hi everyone

The competition map and waypoints can be downloaded from this link below.  This is now version 2 of the Waypoint file and is the current version.


Waypoint File Ready19 April 2019 - 14:56
Hi Everyone

Attached is the 2019 Waypoint file.  Please note these are different to the 2018 goals.  Some goals have been removed from this years waypoint file but are still shown on the printed map. Scoring will be to the waypoints in this file, not to the paper map.

PZ's will be published shortly.

Practice Flight 119 April 2019 - 05:41
Flight 1 - Practice Flight
Air Display Approval - Canowindra 201911 April 2019 - 15:46
Attached is the Air Display Permit for the 2019 event. All pilots are required to comply with this permit during the period listed in the event.
Please make yourself familiar with this document as prior to flying at the event you will be required to sign a document stating you have read this approval and you agree to abide by its conditions.
Rule Book Published11 April 2019 - 15:37
Hi Everyone

This is the 2019 rulebook for the Supagas Canowindra International Balloon Challenge.

Happy reading.

2019 Canowindra International Balloon Challenge Invitation13 January 2019 - 21:14
We invite all competitors to participate in the 2019 Canowindra International Balloon Challenge to be held in Canowindra, NSW, Australia from the 19th to the 28th April 2019.