Pilot Application

The 42nd Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Classic invites you to participate May 25th-26th, 2019, in the longest running free balloon event in the south. Race events will include some old favorites like the Hare and Hound, the Lynn Layton Chevrolet Key Grab, and balloon glows. Come see old friends and make new ones in a fun-filled weekend in Decatur Alabama! The Jubilee will provide ONE hotel room per pilot for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, high-grade propane (come full, leave full), $100 show-up money, pilot gift pack, crew competitions and cash prizes.

To apply, please:

  1. Fill out the application
  2. Complete the attached Pilot Statement of Responsibility.
  3. Add a copy of your insurance and other document, active for the time and dates of the event.
  4. For non-commercial balloons send a $50.00 entry fee check made payable to: Alabama Jubilee. The commercial balloon fee is $900.00 and includes other benefits.
  5. Include a high-resolution digital photo of your balloon, or a clear printed, glossy photo. NO PHOTOCOPIES OR TRADING CARDS, please. The quality of these are extremely poor. Digital copies may be e-mailed to: balloonmeister@alabamajubilee.net
Mail Applications To:
Alabama Jubilee
c/o Laura Stewart

3300 Loggers PL SW
Decatur AL 35603

We must receive all applications prior to March 1, 2019.

Soft Landings!

We are NOT currently accepting applications online.

Please download the PDF application below to fill-out and mail to us. Be sure to include all the items specified on the application.

Pilot Application