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2023 Carolinas Balloon Association Safety Seminar and Fun Fly

February 25, 2023 - February 26, 2023

cba_sYou are invited to attend the 32nd annual Carolinas Balloon Association Safety Seminar and Fun Fly to be held in Statesville, NC. The dates for these events are  Saturday, February 25th, 2023 for the Safety Seminar and the morning of Sunday, February 26th, 2023 for the Fun Fly weather permitting so the seminar attendees can put all that new found knowledge to work.

On February 25th, In accordance with the BFA’s Continuing Education Safety Seminar Guidelines, the safety seminar committee is presenting a one day agenda presented by a professional group of expert and knowledgeable speakers. The cost for the safety seminar for pilots will be $50.00 and crew members will be $25.00. Member pilots of the Carolina Balloon Association will receive a $10 discount and member crew and enthusiasts will receive a $5 discount. This year you can bundle your membership with your safety seminar fees. If you have already renewed your CBA membership you can just purchase the seminar with the additional member discounts. The Safety Seminar Committee is pleased to announce that Mitchell Community College in Statesville, NC has once again graciously provided their facilities to host the safety seminar.

Hotel accommodations for the seminar are available nearby.  Click the link below for Statesville area hotels.  Most hotels are located within a short 10 minute drive to the college.  Please book your rooms by February 18th, 2023 to insure availability.

Lodging:   Link to Statesville Area Hotels

We look forward to your participation and attendance at the 2023 CBA Safety Seminar and Fun Fly. Don’t forget to extend this invitation to your students and crew as well.

If you need printable directions they can be found here > Seminar Location and Directions

Seminar Presenters and Topics: be announced


Registration:     7:00 – 8:00
Seminar:            8:00 – 5:30

How to register:

We have two ways for you to register for this event.

Method 1 (Old School): Download the application form, complete and mail along with your payment to the address listed on the form

**Please select the correct  (MEMBER) or (NON-MEMBER) FORM.





Method 2 (Space Age): Fill out the online form and submit your payment via PayPal.

NOTE:  If you do not have a PayPal account, select ‘Try Another Way’ after you are taken to the PayPal payment page.  You will be able to use a credit or debit card at that time.

If you are a current member and have not paid your 2022 dues yet, you can bundle your membership renewal with your seminar fees.

If you are not a current member but would like to consider joining please visit the membership page

**Please select the correct  (MEMBER) or (NON-MEMBER) FORM.



February 25, 2023
February 26, 2023


Mitchell Community College, Continuing Education Center, Main Auditorium
701 West Front Street
Statesville, NC 28677 United States
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