HOTEL 2018

La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa, 600 La Torretta Boulevard, Montgomery, Texas 77356.

Make your reservations directly with the hotel at: 936-448-4400. Make sure to identify yourself as a member of the National Guard Association of Texas.

Click here to book Attendee Hotel rate: $125 single/double plus tax per night.

Click here to book Corporate Members & Exhibitor Hotel rate:
$145 single/double plus tax per night.

Hotel reservations can also be made online at the NGAT website.


(NGAT cannot guarantee room rates after 26 February 2018)


Basic Registration fee for NGAT Member/Guest $15.00 per person
Basic Registration fee for Non-NGAT Member/Guest $30.00 per person

NOT A LIFE MEMBER? Become a NGAT Life Member today for $100.00.


  • NGAT Life Member/Guest Meal Package                Registration fee is $115
    (Includes Registration Fee, General Sessions, Exhibits, Breakouts, Life Member Lounge, Welcome Party, Saturday Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Prayer Breakfast)
  • NGAT Annual Member/Guest Meal Package           Registration fee is $140
    (Includes Registration Fee, General Sessions, Exhibits, Breakouts, Welcome Party, Sat Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Non-NGAT Member/Guest Meal Package                Registration fee is $165
    (Includes Registration Fee, General Sessions, Exhibits, Breakouts, Welcome Party, Sat Lunch and Dinner)

(The deadline for meal packages is 16 March 2018.  After this date, meals must be purchased individually as available.)

  • A $20 late fee will be added to all registrations received after 28 February 2018.


  • Golf Tournament at La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa – Shotgun, Florida scramble with low net/low gross competition.  The golf tournament is open to both registered and non-registered attendees of the conference.  Registration includes green fee, cart, continental breakfast, lunch, and award plaques.

  • 5K Fun Run/Walk at La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa – Come enjoy a leisure run/walk on Friday morning.  The registration fee includes wicking t-shirt and refreshments.

  • Wine Tasting – Sip, savor, relax and enjoy some exquisite Texas wines at our wine tasting. 
  • Spirits Tasting – Savor the flavor of some Texas tequilas.  Come learn a little about the history and production of Texas tequila and learn about the ways to enjoy this smooth and flavorful spirit.

  • St. Francis Wolf Sanctuary Tour Visit this sanctuary dedicated to rescuing and caring for non-releasable wolves and wolfdogs while providing them with a stable loving home.  During the one hour guided walking tour of the sanctuary you will learn all about wolves and wolfdogs, observe the animals, and learn their stories. 

  • Miniature Golf TournamentEnjoy an 18-hole miniature golf course filled with obstacles and unusual putting challenges. There is plenty of fun to have at this tournament. Prizes will be awarded to top golfers.

  • Mardi Gras Casino Nights Welcome Party – The Welcome Party will feature a Mardi Gras Casino with great prizes to win at the end of the night. If gambling is not your thing sit back and relax to some great jazz music by the Texas Air National Guard band. Capture the night with a visit to the photo booth with your friends just like in the old days. It is sure to be a fun-filled event of networking and socializing with friends and lots of fun. The Welcome party includes a meal. 

  • Enjoy a leisurely lunch at the Spouses Luncheon on Saturday.  Registration fee includes lunch, entertainment and prizes.

  • Saturday Dinner – This year’s dinner speaker, General Joseph Lengyel, Chief of the National Guard Bureau will speak on “Being Yourself”.  NGAT will also present the Minuteman and Scholarship awards.  After dinner, guests will have the opportunity to visit hospitality suites.

  • Hospitality Competition will be located along the lake across from the hotel’s main tower. Units will compete for “Best Hospitality Room” award.

  • The Life Member Hospitality Lounge – This year NGAT is proud to offer all association life members attending the conference with an opportunity to meet and socialize in your very own NGAT Life Member Hospitality Lounge.  Come and enjoy daily snacks and beverages with your fellow life members.  Hours of operation will be listed on the program agenda. 

  • Enjoy a delicious breakfast, fellowship and prayer during the NGAT Prayer Breakfast on Sunday morning.

NGAT Silent Auction

  • 15th Annual Silent Auction - Exhibit Hall - Fri, Mar 23-24, 2018 - THIS IS OUR 15TH ANNIVERSARY!!!
    Donations are accepted all year round at the NGAT office.

NGAT Mad Minute

Are you assigned to do the MAD MINUTE for your command?
Click here for an example of what the mad minute looks like.

Instead of highlighting a state as in these examples you will have 60 seconds to boast about your command, the cities they are in, your commands accomplishments, what makes you better then another command. It's your 60 seconds use it wisely.

Breakout Sessions

  • License to Carry Certification - A License to Carry class will be held Friday morning of the NGAT conference. The class will provide the required 4 hours of instruction as mandated by the State of Texas and a written test will be given. You must bring certification of your shooting with you to the class. This class is FREE but you must sign up in advance in order to attend.

  • OSHA Construction Industry Course - The OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry Course provides employees and employers broad awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards in the workplace. Students will be introduced to OSHA policies, procedures and standards as well as construction industry safety and health principles and work practices covered in the 29 CFR Part 1910. Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive an OSHA 10-Hour completion card. This class is FREE but you must register to attend the conference and sign up in advance for this course.

  • Air National Guard Leadership Course - This class is FREE but you must register to attend the conference and sign up in advance for this course.

    Texas Veterans Commission
    Cybersecurity 101
    Resiliency Seminar
    Cybersecurity in the workforce
    M-Day Retirement 101
    Hazlewood Act
    Career Transitions
    Legal Update
    Financial Readiness
    Transfer of Benefits (Post 9/11 GI Bill)
    Resume Writing
    Blended Retirement System
    VA & NG Benefits
    Texas Veterans Land Board


Click here to apply for a NGAT SCHOLARSHIP