Thursday, June 16, 2011


SACRAMENTO, Calif. – (June 15, 2011) – The California Capital Airshow (CCA) (, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the importance of aviation for continued economic growth, inspiration and educational opportunities for today’s youth, and enhancing awareness for the service and sacrifice of our military men and women, today announced this summer’s cool contest just in time for Father’s Day.  This week on CCA’s Facebook page, Airshow fans can win unequalled access to the explosive excitement at the 2011 California Capital Airshow held on September 10-11.

This year’s BIG event will entertain, mesmerize and educate fans of all ages with exhilarating jet demonstrations, world-renowned aerobatic performers, a jet truck, warbirds, vintage aircraft and an endless variety of interactive displays. Winners will receive a private, escorted tour for two through the HOT ZONE where the world’s most impressive and highly-secured military aircraft, cutting-edge aerobatic planes and rare warbirds are staged.  The lucky winners will also be given the opportunity to meet world-renowned military and civilian pilots while being treated to VIP hospitality for the day.

To enter the contest or to review eligibility rules and regulations please visit  Simply enter your name and be ready to tell CCA why your Father deserves to win this special back stage pass.  Entries must be received by 11:59pm on Sunday, June 19 (Father’s Day). Two lucky winners (and their dads) will be selected and announced on Monday, June 20 via Facebook. 

“We are excited to provide this unique opportunity to Airshow fans,” said Darcy Brewer, executive director of the California Capital Airshow. “Typically, the Hot Zone is not open to the public and access is reserved solely for high-ranking officials and dignitaries to view our nation’s greatest aviation assets.  This is truly an unforgettable experience and can be viewed as nothing less than priceless.”

The California Capital Airshow web site will be updated regularly with news, attraction information and more.  Community members and attendees can also follow the Airshow on Facebook ( and Twitter (#calcapairshow).

High resolution photos are available online HERE: .  To request press credentials for the event go HERE.

About California Capital Airshow

Established in 2004, the California Capital Airshow has become one of the largest and highly-respected airshows in the nation.  As part of its community relations, the non-profit organization has awarded over 80 scholarships to deserving students from our region with an interest in science, technology, engineering, math, aviation, aerospace, and aeronautics.

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