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2013 NFCA Convention Registration Now Open
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - San Antonio, one of the top tourist destinations in the U.S., will host the 2013 NFCA National Convention over December 4-7 at the Marriott San Antonio Rivercenter. Located on the famous San Antonio River Walk, the Marriott is within walking distance of The Alamo, the Rivercenter Mall and hundreds of restaurants, stores, nightlife and cultural offerings, with many located on the River Walk.
Registration is now officially open for the 2013 NFCA National Convention. To access the registration form as well as get information on speakers, local attractions, the updated schedule and exhibitor info, please visit the official NFCA Convention website by clicking HERE.
The Marriott San Antonio Rivercenter features its own health club with cardiovascular equipment, free weights and state of the art life fitness equipment and cardio screens. There’s also an indoor/outdoor pool.
Reservations and Rates: The NFCA has blocked rooms at the Marriott San Antonio Rivercenter at a $139 rate (plus tax) for one to four people in a room. To make your reservations, you can do it online (visit NFCA web site at nfca.org) or call 877-622-3056 and ask for rooms in the NFCA block. THE CUTOFF DATE FOR RESERVATIONS IS NOVEMBER 5; YOU MUST IDENTIFY YOURSELF WITH THE GROUP TO GET THE SPECIAL RATES. All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card.
General Registration — Please note that the convention fees are all-inclusive, except for the optional preconvention seminar (Wednesday, December 4) and the Wilson Golf Scramble (Tuesday, December 3). The NFCC Coaches College courses being held in conjunction with the convention require additional fees. Your convention registration fee covers all events except those mentioned above, through the afternoon of Saturday, December 7; this includes all receptions, luncheons, banquets and breakfasts.
Friday/Saturday Registration Only — For high school and travel ball coaches only able to attend Friday and Saturday, we are offering a special two-day only Early Bird Special rate – $250 for NFCA members and $375 for non-members. (You can join on the registration form to get the lower rate and receive NFCA membership benefits, including 12 issues of our official newspaper Fastpitch Delivery.) The two-day only rate includes breakfast Friday and Saturday and clinic sessions. Two-day registrants who wish to attend the Friday night NFCA Hall of Fame Banquet may buy a ticket for $50 (please see form).
NFCA Attendee Refund Policy — Cancellations received on or prior to November 20 will receive a full refund, minus an administrative fee of $35. Cancellations between November 21-27 will receive a one-half refund. There will be no refunds for cancellations after November 27.
NFCA Members: Important! Please note that you need to login to receive the $125 member discount on convention registration.
Non-NFCA Members: If you are not a member and wish to join to receive the discount, click "Join now" below.
Airport Transportation: San Antonio International Airport (airport code SAT) is located eight miles north of downtown. The airport’s two terminals, A and B, see over eight million visitors each year. Terminal A was recently renovated while the new Terminal B was finished in 2010. Thirteen airlines serve passengers with 30 non-stop destinations across the U.S. and in Mexico.
The GO Airport Shuttle provides travelers with direct service to downtown hotels every 15 minutes daily. The NFCA has secured a $4 round-trip discount from the company, or a $2 one-way discount. Go to the NFCA web site to register for the $32.50 round-trip or $18.25 one-way price. Taxis also are available for an approximate cost of $25 one way.
Link for the Go Airport Shuttle (code to use is NFCA)
Dress Code: The NFCA National Convention is casual, except the NFCA Hall of Fame Banquet on Friday, December 6. The attire for this prestigious event is dressy.