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Jul
18
Wed
2018 Team Fastrax Warrior Weekend to Remember @ Start Skydiving
Jul 18 – Jul 22 all-day

Help Give Our Nation’s Warriors A Weekend To Remember!!!

July 18th-22nd

More Info Here!

The 2018 Team Fastrax™ Warrior Weekend To Remember aligns with the Ohio Challenge 2018. Planning meetings will start in January 2018, on the third Wednesday evening of each month from 6:30pm-8pm, location TBD at Austin Landing. All/anyone interested in supporting the weekend is welcome, especially alumni and Ambassador Warriors that are local.

Blue Skies for the Good Guys and Gals Warrior Foundation’s mission is to honor our nation’s veterans, Purple Heart Warriors and the families of fallen heroes by providing enriching, life changing experiences that facilitate new friendships and emotional healing.

The SELECTiON.COM® Ohio Challenge Hot Air Balloon Festival and Team Fastrax™ Warrior Weekend to Remember is family oriented and fun.  There are many public events where you can honor and meet over 40 combat injured warriors and more than 8 Gold Star Families who have made the ultimate sacrifice in losing a loved one in combat service to our Nation.

 ***Please note that this event is not associated with the Wounded Warrior Project based in Jacksonville, Fl.  We are 100% supported by the Blue Skies for the Good Guys and Gals Warrior Foundation.  100% of your donations go to support our Veterans and Gold Star Families.***

Upcoming Appearances

How Can You Participate In This Weekend?

Here are this year’s public events:

Ohio Challenge Balloon Festival

Friday, July 20 – Saturday July 21.
This is a very family friendly festival, complete with kids rides, a car show, hot air balloon glows, and a fireworks display.

Warrior Weekend Hot Rod Happy Hour Car Show

Friday, July 20, 2018
This event is open to the public and hosted in the open grass common area at Austin Landing, Miamisburg, Ohio, from 5-6pm. Hotrods line the common area, music, food and over 50 combat injured warriors and fallen hero families on hand to be honored and enjoy the hotrods.

Bill Wilch Memorial 5k Run/Walk

Saturday, July 21, 2018– A fun, family friendly event. SMITH PARK provides a paved fitness course to admire the natural landscape with the course located entirely inside the park to ensure a marked, level terrain.

The race is part of the larger Fallen Hero 3X5K Challenge. Complete all three races for a special medal.

Visit fallenhero3x5kchallenge.com for more information.

Silent Auction

The online silent auction will accept bids through Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM. Want to make a bid on an item? Register as a bidder and follow the steps to secure your payment. Once you have registered, scroll through the catalog to see all of the amazing donated items you can bid on!

Jul
21
Sat
Free Organizing! @ Start Skydiving
Jul 21 – Jul 22 all-day

We will have free organizing available for all disciplines and skill levels. Whether you are fresh off of your A License or looking to shred some head down we will get you organized safely!

Be sure to check the organizer boards located throughout the main hangar to meet that days organizers!

And of course if you are a USPA licensed skydiver and this is your first visit to Start Skydiving, your first jump is on us!

Jul
22
Sun
Free Organizing! @ Start Skydiving
Jul 22 – Jul 23 all-day

We will have free organizing available for all disciplines and skill levels. Whether you are fresh off of your A License or looking to shred some head down we will get you organized safely!

Be sure to check the organizer boards located throughout the main hangar to meet that days organizers!

And of course if you are a USPA licensed skydiver and this is your first visit to Start Skydiving, your first jump is on us!

Jul
27
Fri
Free First Jump Course! @ Start Skydiving
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn the basics of making your first solo freefall skydive!

Did we mention this is free? That right. FREE!

Click Here to Register!

The Team Fastrax Jump Institute at Start Skydiving will host a free abbreviated First Jump Course open to anyone and everyone wanting to learn the basics of making their first Accelerated Free Fall jump. Team Fastrax member and senior instructor John Hart will conduct this course which is designed for a person with little-to-no knowledge of skydiving and who is curious as to what it entails to make your first jump.

The course will last approximately 3 hours and will be conducted at Start Skydiving on a monthly basis.

NOTE: This does not count as a USPA First Jump Course and if you choose to continue and book your first skydive you will need to complete a full First Jump Course on a later date.

Click Here to Register!

If you have any questions feel free to give us a call or visit our website at www.startskydiving.com or visit www.uspa.org

Jul
28
Sat
Free Organizing! @ Start Skydiving
Jul 28 – Jul 29 all-day

We will have free organizing available for all disciplines and skill levels. Whether you are fresh off of your A License or looking to shred some head down we will get you organized safely!

Be sure to check the organizer boards located throughout the main hangar to meet that days organizers!

And of course if you are a USPA licensed skydiver and this is your first visit to Start Skydiving, your first jump is on us!

Night Jumps! @ Start Skydiving
Jul 28 all-day

Night Jumps at Start Skydiving!

The cost is $30 per slot and covers your lift ticket as well as all necessary safety equipment, training and supervision by an Instructor.

*You must have a current USPA B License or higher to make a night jump at Start Skydiving*

Please Sign up at Manifest if you are interested!

Jul
29
Sun
Free Organizing! @ Start Skydiving
Jul 29 – Jul 30 all-day

We will have free organizing available for all disciplines and skill levels. Whether you are fresh off of your A License or looking to shred some head down we will get you organized safely!

Be sure to check the organizer boards located throughout the main hangar to meet that days organizers!

And of course if you are a USPA licensed skydiver and this is your first visit to Start Skydiving, your first jump is on us!

Aug
4
Sat
Free Organizing! @ Start Skydiving
Aug 4 – Aug 5 all-day

We will have free organizing available for all disciplines and skill levels. Whether you are fresh off of your A License or looking to shred some head down we will get you organized safely!

Be sure to check the organizer boards located throughout the main hangar to meet that days organizers!

And of course if you are a USPA licensed skydiver and this is your first visit to Start Skydiving, your first jump is on us!

Sky Family Dinner! @ Start Skydiving
Aug 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Be sure to come out for our monthly Sky Family Potluck Dinner!

Once per month Start Skydiving will host a cookout style Potluck dinner for fun jumpers, staff and friends. We will have the grill available for everyones use so bring your favorite protein, drinks and a shareable side and enjoy great company after a day of jumping!

See you then!

Aug
5
Sun
Free Organizing! @ Start Skydiving
Aug 5 – Aug 6 all-day

We will have free organizing available for all disciplines and skill levels. Whether you are fresh off of your A License or looking to shred some head down we will get you organized safely!

Be sure to check the organizer boards located throughout the main hangar to meet that days organizers!

And of course if you are a USPA licensed skydiver and this is your first visit to Start Skydiving, your first jump is on us!