Black Lives Matter

The leadership of Transformus and Ignite!, including the Board of Directors, Ignite! Planning Association, and Transformus Leadership Caucus, have shared our perspective on inclusion at our events in the past. We think there’s more to say: We assert that Black people’s lives matter. We also firmly align ourselves with the mission of Black Lives Matter. We, the combined…

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Ignite! 2020 Cancellation

Hello Combustians, When Ignite! was postponed, we were early in the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, humanity has learned much more about the virus and we’ve witnessed its spread. The Ignite Planning Association’s (IPA’s) top priority has always been the safety of all Combustians and the surrounding community. Holding our burn in 2020 would put that…

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Ignite! 2020 and COVID-19 Update

As you are aware, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted people and events throughout the world. Our region, including the state of Virginia, is no different. Governors have banned large gatherings, public health officials have stressed social distancing and sanitation, and many people, including members of our burn community, are concerned. We hear you and we…

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New dates for Ignite 2020 have been identified!

Combustizans, thank you all for bearing with us as we work out the best plan for this year and, if circumstances allow, to host Ignite! 2020. We have new dates identified thanks to your votes. We also have several new pieces of important information and some cautions for you. Please read the below carefully. Let…

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2020 City Planning Deadlines

So you want to live in Combustia… We are so excited to design a city for all of us to grow and play in! We’ve created some super useful forms to help make Combustia extra great for you! New for this year!  RV Form – Do you want to bring your RV, Camper, Bus, or another large…

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Deliveries to Ignite

Are you or your camp planning to have something delivered to Ignite this year? In the past we’ve had deliveries for firewood, straw bales, and propane. Any deliveries to Ignite must be approved by the IPA in order to ensure there is no negative impact to our burn infrastructure and plans. Please use the form here: https://forms.gle/YVyQtuTLZFujQ3Nq6…

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Ice Sales!

Team Freeze Your Burn! is here with ice. It’s frozen. It’s in cube shape. It’s clear-ish. It keeps things cold. In A Nutshell: Sales Start: with ticket sales – 1/26/2020 at 4pm Sales End: 4/25 @ 11:59pm Where to Buy: The Tickets Sale Page  How Much: $5 per 10lb bag When to Pick Pp: 11am…

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Musings: 11/27/2019

November 25, 2019 : Vol. VIII, Issue XIV Essential Information: Ignite!+ Ignite! 2020 Information+ Ignite! 2020 Effigy Design Application+ Ignite! 2020 Kids’ Effigy Design Application+ Ignite! Theme Camp Event Registration+ Playform Registration Now Open+ 2020 Art Grant Applications are Open!+ 2020 Ignite! Art Jury Members NEEDEDEssential Information: Transformus+ Hello from the TLC! Ignite! 2020 InformationHello Combustizans! The IPA can’t…

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2020 Effigy and Kid’s Effigy Info

The Ignite! Planning Association is looking for effigy and kid’s effigy designers for the 2020 event. We will be accepting applications from now until December 22nd. The budget for this year is $1,500 and $500, respectively.  If your design is selected, you will be asked to create a volunteer team and build the effigy at…

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2020 Art Grant Info

Art Grant Applications for Ignite! 2020 are now closed! Thank you to all our beautifully imaginative applicants for your submissions. The jury’s decisions will be announced before ticket sales begin on 1/26; feel free to contact [email protected] for more visibility into the selection process. For information about our art grant program as a whole, please visit…

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