Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association

Friends and Lovers 2018 Schedule

Weekend Schedule

 Friday, February 9

Pilot Welcome Reception, 5:00 - 8:00 PM Sid Cutter Pavilion

  • 5:.00 - 7:30 -- Baggie submissions accepted

  • 5:.00 - 7:30 -- Crew of the Year Submissions accepted

  • 8:00 -- Pavilion Closes -- Get some sleep everyone!

Saturday, February 10

Flying Event -- Sid Cutter Pavilion

  • 6:00 - 6:45 -- Pilot Sign In

  • 6:00 Am -- Baggies are available for pickup

  • 8:00 AM -- Tether Ridges Begin (Weather dependent)

  • 10:30 AM -- Cookie Decorating Begins!!!! (7:30 AM if the event is weathered out)

  • 11:00 AM -- Cookie Decorating Judging Begins (will begin at 8:00AM if the event is weathered out)

  • 1:00 PM: Pavillon Closes -- Lots to set up for the next day!

Sunday, February 11

Flying Event -- Sid Cutter Pavilion

  • 6:00 - 6:45 -- Pilot Sign In (You do not have to sign in if you signed in on Saturday)

  • 10:00 AM: Open Pavilion for Brunch

  • 10:30 AM - Brunch is served

  • 11:00 AM -- Begin Awards Ceremony

Things you need to know:

  • There will be a crew target set up for crews to throw baggies at Saturday morning

    • This will also be the Creative Cheating Contest!

  • Brunch Tickets will be $5 and only sold until 8AM on Sunday morning. Only 600 tickets will be available. NO MORE WILL BE SOLD ONCE WE REACH THIS NUMBER

  • Pilots will get two brunch ticket with their registration

  • Pilots who fly sponsors will receive 2 additional tickets

  • Raffle tickets will be available all weekend. The raffle will be Sunday during the brunch

  • Special Events will be raising money for Balloon Camp by doing tether rides for donations on Saturday morning