Exel, The Netherlands
The Exel Cup is a one day event on Saturday the 30th of September, with the next day as a reserve date in case of bad weather. It will be an accessible event where the experienced pilots will help out the newbies.
Norway’s most prestigious competition, to become the ballooning champion of 2023! The event takes place on one of Norway’s largest plains (well, yes it really is...), surrounded by mountains, forests and lakes. A fantastic nature experience can be guaranteed
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, Reno, NV, United States
The Great Reno Balloon Race is the world’s largest free hot-air ballooning event. During four days in early September, you can look up into the Reno skies and see a rainbow of hot air balloons soaring about.
La Fédération Française d’Aérostation, en collaboration avec un organisateur local, organise chaque année le Championnat de France de Montgolfières sur une durée de 5 à 6 jours. Compétition annuelle, celle-ci regroupe les meilleurs pilotes français de l’hexagone. Cette année encore, le ciel sera recouvert d’une cinquantaine de montgolfières qui prendront part aux épreuves qu’organisera la Direction des Vols (DV). Sur 75 montgolfières présentes pour cet évènement, 50 ballons seront en compétition et 25 ballons appelés « Fiestas » serviront à faire des baptêmes de l’air et vols partenaires. Toute la population aérostatique réunie offrira au public un spectacle entre terre et ciel !
Welcome to the 39th edition of the Polish Hot Air Balloon Championship, a spectacular event that will take place in Rypin from the 1st to the 6th of August, 2023. This championship attracts some of the most talented and passionate hot air balloon enthusiasts from Poland and beyond, who will be vying for the prestigious Polish Hot Air Balloon Champion title.
North Canton, OH, United States
A weekend rally featuring Team Competition. We offer flight and static activities for 12 teams (3 pilots per team) and 18 fiesta and special shapes. Flights consists of one media flight, one sponsor flight, 3 team competition flights and 3 fiesta flights with one static inflation for a glow.
Jackson, Michigan, United States
The 2023 US Women‘s National Championship will take place July 16-21 in Jackson, Michigan. This year‘s event will precede the 40th anniversary of Jackson‘s Hot Air Jubilee weekend. The Championship is sanctioned by the Balloon Federation of America (BFA) and its Hot Air Competition Division (HACD).
Olsztyn - Janow - Zloty Potok, Silesia, Poland, Poland
For the sixth time, the small and cozy towns of Olsztyn and Janow in Silesia invite aeronauts and spectators to picturesque Jura land and airspace. Jura Balloon Cup 2023 alongside with Polish Balloon Cup will be held here. Up to 25 balloons from both Poland and neighbors countries will colour the sky in 5 flights. The General Briefing is scheduled 6 July at 17:30, the first flight - 6 July afternoon.
Rio Claro, Brazil
For the second year the CBB organize the COPA DO BRASIL DO BALONISMO and this is the 2nd round of 2023 edition, taking place in the city of Rio Claro, São Paulo, with Marcos Bonimcontro as Event Director and Johnny Alvarez as General Director.
Boituva - SÃO PAULO, Brazil
The CBB and FPB are excited to officially announce that the OPEN SÃO PAULO DE BALONISMO will take place June 8 - 11 in Boituva, São Paulo, 2023 with Zoltán Pálhegyi as Event Director.
Indianola, Iowa, United States
Flyowa is a competitive invitational for Iowa pilots attending U.S. Nationals or Worlds, intended to brush winter dust off the electronics and hone piloting skills before the summer flying season ramps up.
This event will run in Marijampole, Lithuania. The city, where several years ago young balloon pilots from all over the world tried to find the best of the best pilot among them. The flying area is very convenient with many places to launch and land. The event accepts around 15 competitors.