Current Competition
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Early Birds 2.0Global Event, Worldwide27 May 2020 - 30 August 2020
An event for both pilots and officials to improve their skills in competition flying. Pilots are given two weeks to complete a flight with a given tasksheet in their own time and wherever they want to fly. Tracks from the Balloon Live app will be used for scoring to get the competitive juices flowing.
Current Competition
Balloon Live Contest 2020Dieblich, Worldwide15 July 2020 - 30 November 2020
The Balloon Live Contest is a decentralised balloon competition that allows participating pilots from different countries to compete against each other in challenging and interesting task settings while flying in their area and country. For the start of the 2020 edition, the flying area is limited to the territories of the following 4 countries: Austria, Germany, Luxembourg and Switzerland. Pilots from all countries can participate. 4-6 tasksheets will be available to fly over a longer period. Only one scoring flight is possible per task sheet and per pilot. Some task sheets may allow for multiple attempts.

May 2020

27 May 2020 - 30 Aug 2020
Early Birds 2.0
Global Event, Worldwide

An event for both pilots and officials to improve their skills in competition flying. Pilots are given two weeks to complete a flight with a given tasksheet in their own time and wherever they want to fly. Tracks from the Balloon Live app will be used for scoring to get the competitive juices flowing.

July 2020

15 Jul 2020 - 30 Nov 2020
Balloon Live Contest 2020
Dieblich, Worldwide

The Balloon Live Contest is a decentralised balloon competition that allows participating pilots from different countries to compete against each other in challenging and interesting task settings while flying in their area and country. For the start of the 2020 edition, the flying area is limited to the territories of the following 4 countries: Austria, Germany, Luxembourg and Switzerland. Pilots from all countries can participate. 4-6 tasksheets will be available to fly over a longer period. Only one scoring flight is possible per task sheet and per pilot. Some task sheets may allow for multiple attempts.

15 Jul 2020 - 28 Feb 2021
DUDI Cup
Germany, Germany

Duration and Distance Cup der Bundeskommission Ballon im DAeC.

22 Jul 2020 - 27 Jul 2020
POST Luxembourg Balloon Trophy
Event Cancelled
Mersch, Luxembourg

POST Luxembourg Balloon Trophy powered by Sungas. CAT1 competition organised by the Cercle luxembourgeois de l'Aérostation 30 competitors

24 Jul 2020 - 2 Aug 2020
The Original Indianola Practice National Championship Open Invitational
Indianola, United States

Practice competition for pilots due to the local event being postponed until next year.

28 Jul 2020 - 1 Aug 2020
40. Danmarksmesterskab
Slagelse, Denmark

Danmarksmesterskab

August 2020

7 Aug 2020 - 9 Aug 2020
24. Thüringer Montgolfiade
Heldburg / Thüringen, Germany

24. Thüringer Montgolfiade & 25. Thüringer Landesmeisterschaft im Heißluftballonfahren

9 Aug 2020 - 17 Aug 2020
2020 US National Championship
Scottsbluff, United States

2020 US National hot air balloon championship

11 Aug 2020 - 15 Aug 2020
4th FAI Women's World Hot Air Balloon Championship 2020
Nałęczów, Poland

4th FAI Women's World Hot Air Balloon Championship (CAT.1)

March 2021

19 Mar 2021 - 26 Mar 2021
2021 Australian National Balloon Championships
Tasmania, Australia

2021 Australian National Balloon Championships. Details to be confirmed.