[11/06 AM] Balloons of The World Championship competition takeoff from outside of the launch. Festa balloon takeoff at once from the launch. (Updated on 06:00)

World Hot Air Balloon Championship 2016

The competition has been held. 105 balloons takeoff from outside of the main launch site after 06:45.

Task 27

Fly In / FIN

Target :Morita Nabeshimamachi, Saga City
Event Directors decide one goal. It is usually set in the launch area of Kase Riverbed. Balloons takeoff from some distances away (for example, 5km away) for the target.

Task 28

Judge Declared Goal / JDG

Target :Inside of the main launch site in Kase Riverbed
Balloons fly to the goal which the Event Director ordered. It is usually 4 to 6 km away from the goal. The pilots drop the marker toward the center of the target and the winner who drop to the nearest get 1000 points.

Task 29

Pilot Declared Goal / PDG

It is the game that pilots declares his or her goal before their takeoff, and they drop the marker off approaching. They need to read the direction and speed of wind with map accurately.

Task 30

Judge Declared Goal / JDG

Target :Minouzaki Ashikaricho, Ogi City
Balloons fly to the goal which the Event Director ordered. It is usually 4 to 6 km away from the goal. The pilots drop the marker toward the center of the target and the winner who drop to the nearest get 1000 points.

Task 31

Fly On / FON

This game is always held with the combination of other tasks. At first, pilots drop markers of anther task. At this time, they need to write where to drop next.

Festa

It has been held. 25 baloons takeoff as the competition from the lanch site of Kase Riverbed around 6:45 to 7:00

Task 5

Hesitation Waltz / HWZ

Target : Nakabaru Kasecho, Saga City, or Shimokoga Ashikari
Balloons fly to the goal which the Event Director ordered. It is usually 4 to 6 km away from the goal. The pilots drop the marker toward the center of the target and the winner who drop to the nearest get 1000 points.

Last Modified: 2016.11.06