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BFA National Convention


Postponed to 2022

Registration will start August 1, 2021


New Dates: April 7-9, 2022




Event Symposium

April 6-7, 2022


Capital Plaza Hotel & Convention Center

Topeka Kansas



   The Balloon Federation of America is thrilled to announce the 2022 National Convention. It will be held in Topeka, Kansas on April 7-9, 2022. The Convention will be at the Capital Plaza Hotel & Convention Center located at 1717 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66612.

   On March 26, 1961 the BFA was founded and will celebrate it's Diamond Anniversary (plus 1 year) at the 2022 Convention. The BFA National Conventions are held once every three or four years, for balloonists, by balloonists and includes World Class Speakers, a Trade Show with Industry leaders, Receptions and a Banquet. The Convention is your opportunity to exchange ideas, gain valuable knowledge with fellow ballooning enthusiasts and explore visions for the future of the sport of hot-air ballooning. In this regard, education and enrichment programs play an important part. Renew acquaintances and make new ones.baskets

   The Convention Committee has developed a varied educational program, which is sure to be of interest to balloon enthusiasts of all types. Sessions are scheduled multiple times to include: Weather, Training, Pre-Flight Planning, Landing Safety, Pilot Decision Making, Tips to Compete, Technology Practices, Manufacturers and many more topics. 

   There will be a trade show during the convention where you can see the latest equipment and technologies for hot-air balloons. The Convention is sure to be exciting, fun, and educational. Please help spread the word to the ballooning community by sharing this invitation with your friends and everyone interested in ballooning.

See you in Topeka in April 2022!

Tim Cloyd

Chairman, BFA 2022 Convention