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The Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off will be produced by Hot Apple Productions, LLC. in affiliation with Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Company, Inc. and the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation.

Rainbow Ryders has been the ride concession for the past 2 years at the balloon event. As well it’s 32 years of experience in all aspects of ballooning RRI operates in Albuquerque and Phoenix, now adding Colorado Springs into its portfolio of events and promotions it manages. For more info on Rainbow Ryders, feel free to visit the website at www.rainbowryders.com.

Colorado Springs Sports Corporation (The Sports Corp) is a 501(c)3 non-profit committed to establishing a strong regional presence through positive economic development and contribution to the quality of life for citizens in the Pikes Peak Region. The Sports Corp was established in 1978 to assist in the relocation of the United States Olympic Committee from New York City to Colorado Springs and has grown and prospered to become a driving force in the agenda for amateur and Olympic sport.