Dec. 29, 2022
thru Jan. 1, 2023

Weather Permitting!

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PARKING:  Visitors should park in the Ruth Powell Elementary School parking lot.

ENTRANCE:  Enter the field through the open gate on the south side of the parking lot.  

LOCATION:  Balloons will be setting up and launching on the grass field to the east of (behind) the bus barn and south of the TTC (Technology & Training Center). 

CREWING:  If you are interested in being on a balloon chase crew, sign up at http://bit.ly/gilavalleycrew.

Visitors are encouraged to come onto the field where the balloons launch.  Please do not step on the balloons.

NO SMOKING on the field or anywhere on campus.

NO ANIMALS will be allowed on field.

NO DRONES allowed within 1000 feet of field or balloons in the air.



                  Schedule of Events 2021-2022

Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021      MEDIA DAY       TTC 1245 W. 11th St. Safford

6:15 AM Media Day Pilot Briefing         TTC Classroom

7:15 AM Launch



Friday, Dec. 31, 2021      SPONSOR FLIGHT       TTC 1245 W. 11th St. Safford

6:15 AM Pilot Briefing                    TTC Classroom

7:15 AM Launch

5:00--7:00 PM GLOW                           Golf Course 4250 W Golf Course Rd, Thatcher

5:30 PM Glow Pilot Briefing

6:00 PM--7:00 PM Glow



Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022      SPONSOR FLIGHT TTC 1245 W. 11th St. Safford

6:15 AM Pilot Briefing                   TTC Classroom

7:15 AM Launch

5:00--7:00 PM GLOW                         Pima Soccer Fields  S 800 W, Pima

5:30 PM Glow Pilot Briefing

6:00 PM--7:00 PM Glow



Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022           CREW FLIGHT TTC 1245 W. 11th St. Safford

6:15 AM Pilot Briefing                   TTC Classroom

7:15 AM Launch



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