The H-2B Visa Program: Explained

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OABA Adds Class of 2016 to Hall of Fame and Industry Pioneer Leaders

Joie Chitwood - 2016

Recently, at the Outdoor Amusement Business Association’s 51st Annual Meeting, four additional industry leaders were added to the legacy of the mobile amusement industry’s Hall of Fame and Industry Pioneer recipients in Tampa, Florida.  Since 2001, a total of fifty-three (53) men and women have been honored by their peers as mobile amusement industry legends. The OABA recognized Industry Pioneer Joie Chitwood, highlighting his lifetime achievements as the greatest name in auto thrill shows.  The Chitwood name and family were known throughout the U.S. and especially East of Mississippi for filling grandstands at America’s fairs with his spectacular, dare devil “Hell Cat” drivers.  His son, Joie Jr. and his grandson, Joie III, accepted on behalf of the late Chitwood, the thrill show’s founder.   The OABA’s Hall of Fame recipients included Beverly Burback, co-owner of Funtastic Shows in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, Ron, an OABA Trustee, who was inducted into the … [Read more...]


2016 Federation Calendar Order Today!

2016 Federation Calendar

Celebrating Performing Animals' 2016 Federation Calendar -- Order today while supplies last!! 2016 Calendars Celebrating 40 Years of Partnership with Performing  Animals at the Festival International du Cirque de Monte Carlo are available for purchase. Calendars can be ordered at a cost of $10.00 (US) per calendar. To order please contact: … [Read more...]