Special Shapes

Introducing the GTBR 2019 Special Shapes

 

In addition to their regular appearances at the Great Texas Balloon Race Festival, 

at approximately 7:00 am Friday, July 26, 2019 
these Special Shapes will be out and inflated for all to enjoy. 

See below for each balloon's inflation location. 

Armadillo Cowboy is the #201 balloon and is piloted by John Cavin.

Armadillo Cowboy will inflate at 911 W. Loop 281 on the east side of Austin Bank

Armadillo Cowboy is sponsored by Johnson & Pace, Inc. and Austin Bank. 

Austin Bank will host a breakfast event.

Rocket the Flying Squirrel is the #202 balloon and is piloted by Charles Edwards

Rocket the Flying Squirrel will inflate at 505 E. Whaley St. just east of Texas Bank and Trust Motor Bank

Rocket is sponsored by The Crain Foundation and Texas Bank and Trust. 

Texas Bank and Trust will host a breakfast event.

Claw'd is the #205 balloon and is piloted by D.J. Stukas

Claw'd will inflate at 100 L.L. Mackey Parkway at the entrance of the North Industrial Park

Claw'd is sponsored by Charles Tomberlain Insurance Agency and Plasson USA. 

Plasson USA and Charles Tomberlain Insurance Agency will host a breakfast event.

The Pirate is the #204 balloon and is piloted by Tom Steinbock

The Pirate will inflate at 4200 W. Loop 281 just southeast of Whataburger and across from Lear Park

The Pirate's sponsor, Whataburger will host a breakfast event. 

Neptuno

Neptuno is the #203 balloon and is piloted by Scott McClinton

Neptuno will inflate at 323 E. Hawkins Pkwy, west of CHRISTUS Health Institute at North Park ER.

Neptuno is sponsored by CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Health System. 

 CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Health System and Chic-fil-A will host a breakfast event. 

Mr. Z is the #206 balloon and is piloted by Thom Wright

Mr. Z will inflate at 111 Tupelo Dr. at Bramlette Elementary School

Mr. Z is sponsored by Louis Morgan #4. 

Louis Morgan will host a breakfast event.