Memorial Day • May 26~27, 2018 • Decatur, Alabama

Pilot Application

Pilot Application

The 40th Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Classic invites you to participate May 26th ~ 27th 2018, 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.

Please note that this year, due to problems with our online system, we will not be accepting pilot applictions via our website. Please download the PDF appliction below to fill-out and mail to us. Be sure to include all the items specifed on the appliction.

Download Application

To complete the applcition please:

  1. Fill out the application
  2. Complete the attached Pilot Statement of Responsibility.
  3. Add a copy of your insurance, 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. We are going to have a photo collage of all the balloons this year for the field. Please provide us with YOUR Favorite Picture of YOUR BALLOON in a High Resolution format in a return email or link below with a subject line that reads: “PICTURE” and Your Name!
Mail Applications To:
Alabama Jubilee
c/o Ken Garner

2025 Jefferson Ave. SW
Decatur AL 35603
We must receive all applications prior to March 31, 2018.

Soft Landings!