Welcome to the 45th annual Ottumwa Pro Balloon Race. Elks #347 Ottumwa Pro Balloon Races Charity Fundraiser. This event is one of the largest in our area in June, starting on Wednesday the 21st and runs through Sunday the 25th. The OPBR will be held June 23-25th. There will be entertainment, a large carnival and activities for the entire family running through the weekend. Come join us for a fun filled weekend!!!
Registration will be limited to 25 balloons to compete in this year's event.
We have Competition flights scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday evening and Sunday morning (contingency plan if flight is weathered out). We will also be hosting a night glow on Friday and Saturday night.
You will be given a hotel room for two nights and your propane for the weekend. Come full, leave full.
Entry Fee is $75 per pilot. Checks should be made payable to: Ottumwa Pro Balloon Races.
Please fill out the PILOT ENTRY FORM on the next page and return with your check to:
Ottumwa Pro Balloon Races
P.O. Box 203
Ottumwa, Iowa 52501
Registration and Check both need to be turned in to reserve your spot. Deadline is March 31st. First come first serve.
If you need more information about the event or have any questions, please contact:
Mike Swallow 641-777-6106 , Brian Bennett 641-777-6227 or Kellie Rocha at 641-980-0120.
Elks #347 Ottumwa Pro Balloon Races