Bridge Day 2024|BASE Participants

Saturday, 19 October 2024 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

NRGB, Fayetteville, WV, 25840, United States

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BASE Jumper Partial Approval - $95.00

Sale ends on 09/30/2024

Rastapult Partial Approval - $75.00

Sale ends on 10/13/2024

The Rastapult is an added experience. You must purchase the BASE Jumper ticket in order to jump at Bridge Day. Do not purchase this ticket without also purchasing the BASE Jump registration.

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Saturday, 19 October 2024 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

About Bridge Day/New River Gorge Bridge Day Commission
Bridge Day is West Virginia's largest single-day festival and one of the largest extreme sports events in the world. Held annually every third Saturday in October on the New River Gorge Bridge in Fayette County, West Virginia, this is the only day each year thousands of spectators can walk across the bridge and watch as BASE jumpers get their chance to fly 876 feet into the Gorge below and rappellers ascend and descend from the catwalk.
 
The WV Legislature established the New River Gorge Bridge Day Commission to sanction, coordinate and promulgate rules and regulations for the annual event. The NRGBD Commission is composed of representatives from the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, Fayette County Commission, WV State Police, Town of Fayetteville, WV Division of Highways. In recent years, the Bridge Day Commission has added advisory positions from the National Park Service, the BASE, Rappel and Vendor communities.
 
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 Late Registration begins October 1st.  Rates will go up so register early.
 
Registration closes October 15th.  There will not be any registration past October 15th for security reasons.
 
Please note that you must upload a photo of yourself for your jumper pass. Any photo with a good face shot, preferably just of you. Take a selfie and upload it during the registration where it says "Required profile photo".
 
Bridge Day is the oldest and largest organized BASE jumping event in the world, held annually on the third Saturday in October in Fayetteville, WV. It also happens to be the largest one day event in the state of West Virginia, attended by 100,000 spectators who can watch a BASE jumper leap off the 876' New River Gorge Bridge every 30 seconds. On average, 400+ BASE jumpers from nearly every state and from countries as far as China gather for what is known as the biggest and most exciting extreme sports event on the planet. BASE Jumping has been a part of Bridge Day since 1980 when just a handful of BASE paritcipants, there were only a few since the sport started in 1977. By 1984 over 400 jumpers attended, as they have each and every year, making an average of 800 jumps. First time jumpers have been a big part Bridge Day since it began, and it remains that way today. Each year an average of 100 first time jumpers are attracted to it’s abundant height, managed rescue water landing, density of BASE advice, and readily accessible training. Bridge Day is a fantastic place to make your first jump, just ask the 3,000+ people who have done it!
 
Cancellation policy: In the event that the BASE participant decides not to attend the event when Bridge Day is still happening, the following policy will be in effect.  Any cancellation before September 1st, will be eligible for a refund minus processing fees, or rollover to Bridge Day 2025.  Any cancellation during the month of September will only be eligible for a rollover to 2025's Bridge Day.  Any cancellation after September will result in no refund or rollovers.  

Event is hosted by the Bridge Day Commission & Fayette County Chamber of Commerce

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