Pilot Application

The 43rd Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Classic invites you to participate May 29th-30th, 2021, 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 Clay Turner

159 Hamaker St
Decatur AL 35603

We must receive all applications prior to March 1, 2021.

Soft Landings!

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