Annual Convention

Yes! You are invited!  CALLERLAB Convention offers something for everyone so come have a great time sharing ideas, socializing with friends and learning ways to improve your calling and leadership skills.   

 

The 45th CALLERLAB Convention will be held March 26-28, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, in Albuquerque, New Mexico , A link for reservations will be available soon.

Call the Home Office (800) 331-2577 if you have any questions.  Registration Form    


 Youth Convention Fee Waiver

CALLERLAB and the Youth Activities Committee believe that caller education is key to the continued success of Modern Western Square Dancing. Both are focused on assisting young callers by providing the skills necessary to be a leader in the square dance activity. A Convention Fee Waiver has been created as an opportunity for young callers under the age of 25 to attend their first CALLERLAB Convention.  Waiver Application

 

Purpose:

CALLERLAB wishes to encourage young callers to become members and engage actively in CALLERLAB activities. Therefore, as an additional incentive to attend their first Convention, the Executive Committee has authorized a waiver of Convention registration fees for all CALLERLAB Members under age 25 attending their first convention as a Member.

 

Requirements:

· Applicants must be CALLERLAB Members in good standing planning to attend their

first convention as a Member. Applicants must be under the age of 25 at the time of

Convention.

 

· Applicants must complete the enclosed application form, which includes a biography of their calling career to date, plus a statement of their future calling plans and how they

expect attendance at a convention will further them.

 

· The applicant is asked to submit a report to the Home Office about the experience within two weeks following the close of the Convention attended. The report should address how well they feel attending the convention met the objectives they laid out in their application. Suggestions and comments for how future Conventions could be improved to meet the needs of Youth callers would be welcome.

 

· Applications for the waiver must be submitted to the CALLERLAB Home Office no later than two weeks prior to the start of the applicable Convention. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

 

· No single individual shall receive more than one waiver.

 

 

INTERNATIONAL MEMBERS CONVENTION FEE WAIVER

Approved September 25, 2017

 

 

CALLERLAB believes that caller education is key to the continued success of Modern Western Square Dancing. A Convention Fee Waiver has been created as an opportunity for International callers to attend their first CALLERLAB Convention.  Convention Waiver Application

 

Purpose:

CALLERLAB wishes to encourage International callers to become members and engage actively in CALLERLAB activities. Therefore, as an additional incentive to attend their first Convention, the Executive Committee has authorized a waiver of Convention registration fees for all CALLERLAB International Members their first convention as a Member.

 

Requirements:

· Applicants must be CALLERLAB Members in good standing planning to attend their

first convention as a Member. Applicants must be living outside of the United States and North America.

 

· Applicants must complete the enclosed application form, which includes a biography of their calling career to date, plus a statement of their future calling plans and how they

expect attendance at a convention will further them.

 

· The applicant is asked to submit a report to the Home Office about the experience within two weeks following the close of the Convention attended. The report should address how well they feel attending the convention met the objectives they laid out in their application. Suggestions and comments for how future Conventions could be improved to meet the needs of International callers would be welcome.

 

· Applications for the waiver must be submitted to the CALLERLAB Home Office no later than two weeks prior to the start of the applicable Convention. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

 

· No single individual shall receive more than one waiver.

 


 

 

Handouts for the 2017 CALLERLAB Convention are posted in the Members Only area of this web site.  


45TH CALLERLAB CONVENTION (2018)

EARLY FOR REDUCED RATES AND CHANCE FOR SPECIAL PRIZES

The Executive Committee suggests you consider registering early for the 45th CALLERLAB Convention to take advantage of reduced rates and to be eligible for prize drawings. Registrations received before October 1, 2017 will be at the rate of $210 for callers and $200 for non-callers. A deposit of $100 each is all that is needed to take advantage of the lower rates. On October 1st, rates will increase to $220 for callers and $210 for non-callers. Those registered by October 1st will also be eligible for prize drawings. Also, be sure to reserve your room at the Embassy Suites early :

http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/A/ABQEMES-IAS-20180322/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

 

or call 1-505-245-7100 and ask for the CALLERLAB rate of $105: Use Code “IAS”.

 



 

The CALLERLAB Mission Statement is: To foster the art of square dance calling, and improve caller skills.