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The Balloon Federation of America is dedicated to the advancement of the sport and science of lighter-than-air aviation, both hot air and gas balloons. Membership in the BFA is open to anyone who shares a fascination with Lighter-Than-Air flight.
The Balloon Federation of America is a membership organization dedicated to the art, sport and science of Ballooning, and to providing a unified voice for the purpose of representing U.S. balloonists and ballooning enthusiasts across the United States of America, its territories and possessions, before the international ballooning community.
The Balloon Federation of America will provide a national forum for the exchange of ideas to advance the cause of Ballooning as a safe activity that enriches not only the lives of those that directly participate, but the general public as well. In seeking to meet these objectives, the Balloon Federation of America will maintain the highest standards of excellence by promoting understanding and cooperation between ballooning disciplines, by establishing safety and training programs of value to all members, and by encouraging sporting activities that meet American values for fair and just competition.
BALLOONING Journal, a bi-monthly magazine on ballooning and balloonists
The opportunity to compete for national and international championship teams and prizes
The Pilot Achievement Awards Program
The Crew Achievement Awards Program
The Observer Achievement Awards Program
The Junior Balloonist Program
FAI Ballooning Commission representation for United States balloonists and ballooning
The National Ballooning Museum
Participation in the NAA Air Sports Council
Representation on the NAA Board
The BFA Member Roster listing every BFA member in the world