Information about Cowboy Capital Veterans Flight 2011.
  • Description [+]
    A full description of the Cowboy Capital Veterans Flight 2011 Balloon Festival.
  • Directions [+]
  • Pricing [+]
    Parking: $5.00 per vehicle, per entry to property

    Admittance to Festival: $5.00 per person; children 12 and under free.

    There will be a charge of $10.00 per cooler brought on the property
  • Schedule [+]
    Schedule of Events for Cowboy Capital Veterans Flight 2011

    Sunrise: 7:16am Sunset:7:23pm

    Friday morning:
    8:00-8:15am – balloon(s) launch from WalMart in Stephenville
    1-3 balloons to fly, media flight.

    Friday evening: pilot/VIP sponsor dinner party followed by Balloon glow
    5:00pm: Dinner party location TBD (pavilion at ranch?)
    7:30 – 8:00pm glow  live music until midnight by Kevin Sale Band

    Saturday morning: Balloon competition fly in task or hare and hound/ mass ascension
    6:45am: pilot briefing at field tent
    7:30 – 9:00am: competition fly in task or hare and hound (possible rubber ducky drop or pole prize)
    9:00 – 10:00am: propane refueling at field.

    Saturday evening: pilot/VIP sponsor dinner party (or) Balloon glow

    5:00pm: pilot dinner available at field

    5:30pm: pilot briefing   Music from 5:30 going until midnight the bands are as follows Cross County Lines, Calvin Milburn Band and Dolly Shine

    6:00pm: corporate balloons launch from field, and can return for glow following flight
    7:15pm: American flag raising with star spangled banner, rest of balloons ignite burners
    7:30 – 8:00pm: Balloon glow for crowd
    8:00 – 9:00pm: propane refueling at field
    · If hare and hound flight, launch time is approximately 6:00pm

    Sunday morning: Balloon competition fly in task or hare and hound/ mass ascension
    6:45am: pilot briefing at field tent
    7:30 – 9:00am: competition fly in task or hare and hound (possible rubber ducky drop or pole prize)
    9:00 – 10:00am: propane refueling at field. Music by "Elvis" Kraig Parker from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
    10:00am: informal awards breakfast at field pavilion or location TBD: breakfast discussion of the charity, sponsor appreciation, and pilots given checks and prizes/trophy.