Featured Competition
The Original Indianola Practice National Championship Open InvitationalIndianola, United States24 July 2020 - 1 August 2020
Practice competition for pilots due to the local event being postponed until next year.
Current Competition
  • Flying Now
Early Birds 2.0Global Event, Worldwide27 May 2020 - 10 September 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
  • Flying Now
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 - 10 Sep 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.

  • August 2020

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

    24. Thüringer Montgolfiade & 25. Thüringer Landesmeisterschaft im Heißluftballonfahren

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

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

  • 12 Aug 2020 - 16 Aug 2020
    Old West Balloon Fest Showdown 2020
    Scottsbluff Nebraska, United States

    Old West Balloon Fest 2020 Showdown Competition

  • March 2021

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

    2021 Australian National Balloon Championships. Details to be confirmed.