About Our Auction
Donated by: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Bid to win the chance to take a 30-minute flight aboard the Goodyear Blimp with an elite club of aerial travelers who have the rare opportunity to experience a lighter-than-air flight aboard Goodyear’s aerial ambassador!
The Goodyear Blimp is an icon of sports and entertainment that revolutionized the way that fans experience major events on television through the delivery of aerial coverage.
Dates: Mutually agreed upon by winner & Goodyear Blimp Operations
Experience expires on September 10, 2022
Participants must be over the age of 4 and participants under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
All passengers 18 years of age or older must present a proper photo I.D. prior to boarding the airship.
Valid for 2 people.
Duration: 30 Minute ride.
This auction item is redeemable only in markets where Goodyear blimps operate: Carson, California; Akron, Ohio; Pompano Beach, Florida. Winner will decide which of these cities their experience will occur.
In order to ensure that your experience is safe and enjoyable, all passengers must adhere to Goodyear’s airship passenger guidelines and sign a waiver prior to boarding.
Certificate holder must call to register in advance of booking.
All passengers must be fully ambulatory and without physical impairment(s) that could prevent them from moving quickly at the direction of the pilot or ground crew.
The maximum weight limit for any passenger is 330 lbs.
All guests’ weight will be verified for compliance with this requirement prior to flight.
Goodyear reserves the right to refuse entry on its airship to any guest exceeding the manufacturer’s ladder weight limit of 330 lbs.
All passengers must comply with Goodyear’s COVID-19 protocols.
Goodyear is not responsible for the certificate holder's travel to or from nor hotel accommodations at the flight location.
Goodyear is not liable for travel arrangements provided by the organization through which the certificate was auctioned.
Due to the airship's schedule, dates for passenger flights are highly variable.
The airship is also subject to the vagaries of weather. It does not fly in rain, high winds, or fog.
If your flight is scheduled then canceled because of bad weather or unexpected schedule changes, we will make every effort to reschedule the flight at a mutually convenient later date.
This certificate is non-transferable and cannot be re-auctioned nor resold.
We strongly suggest footwear with good support and traction (e.g. tennis/running shoes). High heeled shoes and flip flops are prohibited.
Rules & Regulations
Experience cannot be resold or re-auctioned.
Blackout dates may apply.
Travel and accommodations are not included.
We expect all winning bidders and their guests to conduct themselves appropriately when attending an experience won at the Dick Schwabe Golf Scramble. Polite manners and respect for the generous donor and adherence to any rules or parameters are a must.
To be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon date, based on the donor's availability.
About One Golf Three Alumni
One Golf Three Alumni is a group of aviation professionals that share a common interest to promote the advancement of aerospace education at Kent State University. Our goal is to connect and engage the alumni community, while honoring the rich heritage of the flight training program and its founder, Richard F. “Dick” Schwabe.