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Peabody Hotel is Convention Headquarters

Join us for the
63rd NSDC
Pre-Convention

March 21 - 23, 2013
Rock - N - Little Rock!!

Location: Statehouse Convention Center & Peabody Hotel
Little Rock, Arkansas

The 63rd National Square Dance Convention® members invite
you to attend our Pre-Convention. The only requirement for
admittance to the Pre-Convention is your paid registration.
We will take registrations during Pre-Convention, but some events,
meals, etc., may not be available without pre-registering.
The following is our plan as of now .... some changes may occur.

Host Hotel: Peabody Hotel

Lodging, meals, tours etc.: Information and prices will be
provided in the Pre-Convention packet to be sent out in
January 2013 to all registered before this date.

Registrating for the
63rd National Square Dance Convention®
in 2014 is the only requirement for
"Free" admission to the Pre-Convention
~ the only additional charges are banquet meals
and the City Bus Tour to introduce our guests
to the beautiful city of Little Rock.


Pre-Convention
Registration & Housing deadline is
February 15, 2013

Return to: PO Box 4052
Batesville, AR 72503-4052

Housing

Headquarters Hotel

Housing registration is on the paper form only for Pre-Convention
. Our Headquarters hotel
is the
"Peabody Hotel".

It's not too late to
register before
the price increases

2014 Convention Registration Form
(long form)

Return to:
PO Box 4052
Batesville, AR 72503-4052

Please fill out and return the "long registration
form" you receive in the mail right away ...
your short registration form

must
be converted to the
"long form"
to attend the Pre-Convention Dance.


After the Pre-Convention dance
the registration fee will increase $10 per person,
or $20 per couple.
Peabody Hotel
Mar 21 - 23
National Executive Committee (NEC) Meetings
Wed, Mar 20
2013

8:00 am ~ Registration, Ways & Means, and Information opens

6:00pm ~ Counter-part dinner (Dutch Treal meal). An opportunity to meet the people doing the same job you are in other conventions. Your Little Rock counterpart will select a restaurant and send you information about it, when and where to meet.

8:00pm ~ Benefit Dance. Statehouse Convention Center - Governors Hall 1. Donations Dance with the proceeds to go toward funding the Youth Hall. Arkansas Callers and Cuers

Thurs, Mar 21
2013

8:00 am ~ Registration, Ways & Means, and Information opens

Morning ~ City Tour (schedule and cost will be in Pre-Convention registration package) ~ Bus tour of Little Rock

1:00 - 4:00pm ~ Break-out Meetings
1:00 -2:00pm ~ Legal - Peabody Hotel Balcony Level - Conway Room. Chaired by 63NSDC Legal Advisor Paul Efurd and National Executive Committee Phase Advisors.
Session will cover Legal topics related to the Convention.

1:00 -2:00pm ~ Pre-Convention, Final Report - Harris Brake Room
Session will cover Pre-Convention planning, and preparation of the Final Report.

2:15 -3:15pm ~ Secretary - Peabody Hotel Balcony Level - Harris Brake Room. Chaired by 63NSDC Convention Secretary Cindy Boone and National Executive Committee Phase Advisors.
Session will cover secretarial topics relation to formats, reports and timing to meet Convention timelines.

2:15 - 4:00pm ~ Computer - Peabody Hotel Balcony Level - Coonway Room. Chaired by 63NSDC Computer Coordinator, Larry Snider, Webmaster, Teresa Snider, and National Executive Committee Phase Advisors.
Session will cover our web site and computer operations program.

6:00pm ~ Start seating for dinner - Peabody Hotel Balcony Level - Peabody Ballroom Foyer.

6:30 - 9:00pm ~ Dinner - Peabody Hotel balcony Level - Peabody Grand Ballroom. Meal selection and cost to be included in Pre-Convention registration package. Meal and entertainment hosted by 63NSDC Registration & Housing and Social & Special Events committees. The theme for the Thursday night dinner is "Rags to Riches", so feel free to dress from overalls to glitzy.

Fri, Mar 22
2013

8:00 am ~ Registration, Ways & Means, and Information opens

8:00am - 12:00pm ~ Facilities Tour (schedule will be in check-in package) ~ This will be a walk through of our facilities with a presentation of our plan for use of each area.

12:00 - 1:15pm ~ Civic Luncheon - Peabody Hotel balcony Level - Peabody Grand Ballroom. Meal selection and cost to be included in Pre-Convention registration package. Hosted by the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau, 63NSDC Business and Education Committees.

6:00pm ~ Start seating for dinner - Peabody Hotel Balcony Level - Peabody Ballroom Foyer.

6:30 - 9:00pm ~ Dinner - Peabody Hotel balcony Level - Peabody Grand Ballroom. Meal selection and cost to be included in Pre-Convention registration package. Meal and entertainment hosted by 63NSDC Programs Committee and Ceremonies Coordinator. The dress for the Friday night dinner is a little more formal or semi formal.

Statehouse Convention Center & Peabody Hotel
Statehouse Convention Center





Sat, Mar 23
2013



8:00 am ~ Statehouse Convention Center Governors Hall I - General Session with National Executive Committee. Introduction of National Executive Committee members and up coming Convention General Chairman.
Breakout Session presenters will lead you to your meeting rooms.

9:00 - 11:50am ~ Break-out Meetings
Statehouse Convention Center
Business Committee:
Finance, Ways & Means, Purchasing - Pope Room
Vendors, Programs Book - Fulton Room
Program Committee:
Squares, Youth, Contra, Clogging - Miller Room
Round Dancing - Izard Room

Peabody Hotel Balcony
Registration & Housing Committee:
Registration & Housing - Neosho Room
RV / Camping - Neosho Room

Peabody Conference Center
Education Committee:
Seminars, Panels, LCP, Clinics - Ouachita Room
Sew & Save - Riverview Room
Showcase, Organizations, Round Table - Neosho Room
Bid Session - Neosho Room
Publicity Committee:
National, Local Media, Skit - Harris Break
National Squares, Media Breakfast - Harris Break

Services Committee:
Facilities, Security, Sound - White Oak Room
Transportation, Auxiliary Services - White Oak Room
Social & Special Events Committee:
Fashion Show - Chicot Room
Tours - Chicot Room
Hospitality & Special Events - Grampas Room

12:00 - 1:15pm ~ Lunch - Statehouse Convention Center, Wally Allen Ballroom. Meal selection and cost to be included in Pre-Convention registration package. Hosted by the 63NSDC Services and Publicity Committees.

1:45 pm ~ Statehouse Convention Center Governors Hall I: General Session resumes



Sat, Mar 23
2013



Come dance with us!

6:00-10:30 pm ~ "Kick-off" Mainstream Dance
Statehouse Convention Center Governors Hall II

6:00 pm ~ Early Rounds
7:00 pm ~ Opening Ceremonies
7:15 pm ~ Square Dance
9:00 pm ~ Invitational Skit
10:30 pm ~ Dance ends

We look forward to seeing everyone in festive square dance outfits

 

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