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Pilot Registration 2020

Registration is divided into 8 sections: Pilot, Balloon, Crew, Clothing, Flights, Lodging, Comments, and Pay Registration Fee. Please complete all sections before finalizing your registration.

1. Pilot

(First and Last Name)
Certificate Type

Name of Insurance Company

In the past 5 years and while holding a Pilot Certificate have you been convicted of any offenses involving alcohol or drugs as outlined in 14FR 61.15 or 61.16?
Check one

If you answered YES to the question above, please answer the question below.
Have you filed the Notification Letter required by 61.15?

Have you ever been cited by the FAA for violation of any FAR?

Have you had an incident or accident within the past 5 years that required a report under NTSB 830?

2. Balloon

If you have not provided a photo in the past, please upload an image of your balloon.

3. Crew

Will you need the Festival to provide you with crew? If you answer no, skip to Section 4: Clothing

Please check all the flights you need crew provided.

4. Clothing

Up to 4 shirts provided for crew members. Please select sizes below.

5. Flights

Will you fly in the Sunday evening flight?

6. Lodging - Please select hotel and night preferences.

When selecting your bed preference, please note that there are two hotels this year. The Home2 Suites accommodations include your choice of a King Studio Suite or Double Queen Studio. Both room types include a Queen Sleeper Sofa. The Hampton Inn & Suites accommodations include your choice of a Standard King Bed or Standard Double Queen Beds.

*If you want to stay at the same hotel as your crew / alternate pilot, please select the corresponding hotel when registering.

Hotel Preference

Bed Preference





8. Pay Registration Fee Online

Pilot Registration Fee
All pilots must pay the $50 registration fee.
Pilots will receive at least $50 in prize money.
If you prefer to pay the registration fee by check, select QTY in the drop down box above instead of a number. Mail your fee to Plano Balloon Festival, P.O. Box 867706, Plano, Texas 75086.

By completing registration you agree to participate in all scheduled balloon activities including launch, glow, and/or tether. (Weather permitting)

Photographs can be taken and used for publicity which may include social media outlets.

Please complete all eight sections and click the SUBMIT BUTTON to finalize your registration.

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