Meet Entry Form and Info
Please complete and Submit - a confirmation email will be sent to you automatically with payment details. Meet information is lower down on the page. By submitting this form, you agree to abiding by all the conditions below.
(* are mandatory fields for the form to work)
Ribble Valley Meet Click for Meet Info...
07/05/2020 - 10/05/2020
Your details...
  By sending your personal information you are agreeing to it being recorded and used for the purposes of administering the event.
*Name: Pilot PUT Crew Visitor
Postcode: Telephone (home): Mobile:
*Email: NWBAC Member? Yes No
Entry Fee

Balloon Entry Fee : NWBAC Members - £0, Non-Members £15

Special! - Non-Members Balloon Entry fee now includes Club Membership until May 31st next year!

Yes - for non-members this year - pay the Entry Fee for the Meet and you will become a NWBAC Member for the whole year - right up to the subscription renewal date of May 31st in the next year!

NWBAC Membership includes:

  • Free entry to all NWBAC Balloon Meets for the whole year
  • Subsidised gas at NWBAC balloon meets*
  • Subsidised camping at NWBAC balloon meets*
  • Subsidised social events at Member rates*
  • Full social, flying and training programmes
  • The company of delightful people!
* Conditions may apply

As your entry is a little late, please check with the Meet Director that your entry has been received. Thank you.
Team Members...
(if you need to add more names, please enter again with min. details and the extra names)
Name: Pilot PUT Crew Visitor
Name: Pilot PUT Crew Visitor
Name: Pilot PUT Crew Visitor
Name: Pilot PUT Crew Visitor
Name: Pilot PUT Crew Visitor
Balloon Entry Fee:
NWBAC Members - £0.00. Non-Members - £15.00 (includes Club Membership).
Balloon details...
Reg no(s).:
Pilot's Licence No.:
Insurance company:
Pilot Declaration - I confirm that all paperwork including, but not limited to, insurance; certificate of airworthiness; CAA licence; medical; in respect of the balloon & pilot(s) named above are valid and that the above balloon and associated equipment are properly maintained and updated for the purpose of flying and/or tethering at this event. (Please ensure all relevant documents are available at the meet for inspection). I have read 'British Balloon and Airship Club -­- Code of Conduct for Farmers and Pilots (April 2009)' and agree to abide by this during the event. I agree to pay all charges for gas cylinders both used and part used.
Camping, per unit per night. Members: 10.00  Non-members: 10.00
(If you enter a balloon, you will become a member on paying the entry fee and that is why the camping fees are shown at the Members rate, even though the 'NWBAC Member' button above shows 'No'.)
No. of Tent-nights:
Motorhome-nights: - giving total camping fees of £
I agree to adhere to the rules & regulations of the campsite and to keep any dog tethered whilst on the camping field. I will report any damage to the meet organiser.
Grand totals :   + Camping Fees = £ **
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*Payment method: Cheque Online
  Payment details will show on the next page and in a confirmation email. By submitting this form you agree to the Rules of the meet.
Note to Organiser - eg special dietary requirements:
  Please answer the following question to validate the form...
Does hot air rise or fall? *
Meet Info...
Flying maps: 102 103 (98)
Directions/Address: Edisford Bridge Farm Camp Site (Rally Field)

2 Edisford Road,
Edisford Bridge,

Google Maps pin here

Camping is in the Rally Field
Flying info: Flying will take place after each briefing, weather permitting, from the campsite launch field or from a field at a nearby location when necessary.

Briefings will be in the camping field.
Briefing Times:
Morning: 06:00 BST
Evening: 18:00 BST (Not Monday)

We may call an earlier briefing if we intend to fly-in or relocate, however Friday evening will remain at 18:00 BST. Alterations to briefing times will be given at the previous briefing.

IF a briefing is cancelled and for other pertinent information, it will be announced on the Whatsapp Group created from the mobile numbers from your entry form.
Please ensure Derek has all necessary mobile phone numbers of those who wish to be included in the Whatsapp Group.

Radio frequency 122.480
Sunrise/set: Friday 07/05/2020 - 05:24 / 20:54
Re-fuelling: Refueling will be from 104's and must take place at the designated site only. Please bring your own refueling hose. Cost will be no more than 45 a 104 cylinder, full or part used. Refueling will be announced at briefing. Please arrive with enough gas to fly Friday PM. No gas will be available until after the first flight. Payment for Gas is by cheque or cash to Derek Grimshaw.
Other notes:
Socials; Competitions; etc.

A 'thank you' bottle for farmers, labelled with your details. A label design has been formulated and a limited number will be available at the meet. But bottles won't! so please bring some!

NB: Landing details will still be required for Admin and H&S reasons.


Please feel free to bring a chair and knock on a caravan/tent where you see or hear a social gathering. If all quiet and still early then many will be inside the pub "Edisford Bridge', located at the enterance to the campsite. The food here is excellent and it gets very busy at peak times, so booking a table is recommended.
Accommodation: Camping is available on site @ 10/unit/night+ 2 per person toilet/shower supplement. Fees to be paid to Phil Howarth on arrival. Camping is at the top end of the rally field, NOT the Caravan site.
Contact: Phil Howarth
Mobile: 07734 144489
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