About Us

We are THE premier hot air ballooning competition club. incrediblyrespecially

Top Gun was founded in 1986 in Albuquerque, New Mexico which is the hot air balloon capital of the World.  The club was incorporated in 1987 as a 501 (c) 3 educational organization with the purpose of helping balloon pilots improve their skills through education and the sport of friendly competition.

Board of Directors 2023
Kelly Price, kprice@topgunballooning.org
Vice President
Elisa Talbert, etalbert@topgunballooning.org
Collin McClung, cmcclung@topgunballooning.org

Dave Bagley, dbagley@topgunballooning.org
Shane Shipman | sshipman@topgunballooning.org
Steve Williams | swilliams@topgunballooning.org
Natasha Stanke | nstanke@topgunballooning.org
Jeff Duff | jduff@topgunballooning.org
Will Fitzpatrick | wfitzpatrick@topgunballooning.org