Reno, Nev. – The STIHL National Championship Air Races is in the running for USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Award, in the category of Best Air Show and votes are now being recorded online for the number one air show.

Working with a pair of air show experts, 10Best narrowed the field to the best 20 air shows in the nation. Voting is now open to select the top 10.

“Everyone who has been to the STIHL National Championship Air Races knows it is truly the best air show on earth,” Reno Air Racing Association President and CEO Mike Crowell said. “Now it’s time to show the world exactly what we are made of.”

Votes are accepted online at and each person can vote once per day. Voting ends Monday, July 18th at 12 noon ET. The top 10 winners will be announced on Friday, July 22nd.

“Get online and cast your vote,” Crowell added. “Let’s get to number one.”

Tickets are on sale for the 53rd Annual National Championship Air Races held September 14-18, 2016 at Reno Stead Airport. For more information, or to volunteer, visit