ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
To register for the conference download the registration form and email it to membership@ngat.org.
You can register online for Golf Only.

Attendee Registration           Sponsors/Corporate Registration            Bazaar Registration

REGISTRATION

All attendees must pay the conference registration fee to attend.
The Registration Fee is $15.00 per NGAT member/guest and $30.00 for a non-NGAT member/guests

MEAL PACKAGES (Cost is determined by your NGAT Membership status)

* NGAT Life Member/Guest Meal Package & Registration fee is $140
       Includes registration, Fri Welcome Party, Sat Lunch, Sat Dinner, All meetings, trade show and hospitality

* NGAT Annual Members/Guest Meal Package & Registration fee is $150
       Includes registration, Fri Welcome Party, Sat Lunch, Sat Dinner, All meetings, trade show and hospitality

* Non-NGAT Member/Guest Meal Package & Registration fee is $175
       Includes registration, Fri Welcome Party, Sat Lunch, Sat Dinner, All meetings, trade show and hospitality

*Registration only $15.00 (NGAT Members) $30.00 (NGAT Non-Members)
       Includes registration, All meetings, trade show and hospitality

* Corporate Member/Exhibitor Registration

* Bazaar/Craft or Military Unit Registration

* A $20 late fee will be added to all registration received after Mar 21, 2019
* All cancellation requests must be received in the NGAT office prior to Feb 12, 2019
(The deadline for meal packages is Mar 22, 2019. After this date, meals must be purchased individually as available.)

HOTEL

* Omni Corpus Christi Hotel, 900 N. Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
* Make your reservations directly with the hotel at: 1-800-843-6664. Make sure to identify yourself as a member of the National
Guard Association of Texas.
* Hotel rate is $115 single/double plus tax per night. CONFERENCE DISCOUNT RATE NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
(NGAT cannot guarantee rooms after Mar 11, 2019)

ALTERNATE HOTELS
NGAT will provide transportion to and from these hotels to the American Bank Center and the Omni Hotel

* Emerald Beach Hotel, 1102 S. Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Make reservation by calling the hotel at 361-883-5731 Group Code: NGA
Hotel rate is $101 per night.

*Holiday Inn Downtown Marina, 707 N. Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, Texas 78701
Make reservation by calling the hotel at 361-882-1700 Group Code: National Guard Association of Texas
Hotel rate is $115 per night.

ATTIRE

* NGAT Business Sessions: Business Casual
* NGAT Banquet: Army - Class A/Service Dress/Mess Dress. Air - Mess Dress/Service Dress. Civilians - Business Suit/Evening Formal Wear. Spouses - After-Five Attire.

GUEST SPEAKERS


 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Back by popular demand the License to Carry Certificate Course will be held on Fri, Mar 29, 2019. This 4 hour class gives you the certification required by the State of Texas. This class if free to all registered attendees. Click here for frequently asked questions.


Come meet Brian Reese, Founder & CEO of VA Claims Insider. He will be a guest speaker at one of the breakout sessions at the NGAT Conference where attendees will learn: “How to File or Re-File a Winning VA Disability Claim…Even If You’ve Already Got a Rating or Been Denied…” He’ll also cover the #1 mistake made by most National Guard members, and how to avoid this one massive pitfall so you can get the VA disability rating and compensation you deserve.


LEGAL UPDATE -
What I’ve learned defending Soldiers & Airmen in Court - Lifetime Legal Mistakes You Can Avoid
Military personnel will sacrifice everything to protect our Constitution and way of life.  And yet, when it comes to protecting their own rights, most service members fail miserably.  Doug O’Connell is a lawyer in Austin, Texas who focuses on representing military personnel, first responders and their family members. Come to the NGAT Conference breakout session and hear the most common mistakes made by service members and learn how to protect your rights.

USO Pathfinder - Speaker -Kristen Rheinlander
Transitioning from the military? Connect with a USO Pathfinder® Scout to develop a personalized Action Plan and to take full advantage of services and resources that are the best fit for you and your family in your new community.

 

CONFERENCE OPTIONAL EVENTS

  • Golf Tournament at NorthShore Country Club – 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 tacos, lunch, two complimentary beverage tickets, award plaques and your chance to win a new truck in the hole-in-one competition. Tournament benefits the NGAT Educational Foundation. Want to help our scholarship program? Click here to sponsor a hole at the tournament.

  • The Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk – Come enjoy a leisure run/walk along the Sea Wall on Friday morning.  The registration fee includes wicking t-shirt, award medals and refreshments.



  • 16th Annual Silent Auction – Bid on over 200 auction items and take advantage of some great bargains on gift baskets, jewelry, weekend getaways, and tickets to music, sports and other entertainment venues.  Donations for the auction are always accepted at the NGAT office.

  • Wine Tasting Sip, savor, relax and enjoy some exquisite Texas wines at our wine tasting. SOLD OUT

  • Boat Tour -- Enjoy an hour long relaxing cruise on the “Japonica” – a 50 ft open air touring boat that will allow you to see the highlights of downtown Corpus Christi and experience a breathtaking view that cannot be seen from the coastline. SOLD OUT

  • After the Wine Tasting you can try Wine Glass Painting. Your registration fee includes wine glasses, painting supplies, aprons, and paints.  The event will also include games and prizes.  The wine glass painting will be conducted by the great artists from www.crazypicasso.com, so come and show us your artistic side and take home your very own hand-painted wine glasses.

  • Welcome Party on the USS Lexington – The Welcome Party reception menu includes a surf-and-turf buffet of 6-oz sirloin steak with a burgundy mushroom sauce and garlic jumbo fresh caught gulf shrimp with various vegetable sides, desserts, and ice-cold refreshments.  Musical entertainment will be provided by the Melinda Adams Band.  Once on board the USS Lexington, map your adventure to include guided ship tours, interactive displays, watch larger-than-life heroes become just that on the three-story-tall 3D MEGA Theater or go up to the flight deck and check the aircraft on deck.  Bring a camera you could catch a ghost on one. Come prepared to eat some great food, and a fun-filled night of networking and socializing with friends.

  • Come make it work and enjoy a leisurely lunch and fun activities with prizes at the Spouses Luncheon held at the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel.

  • Saturday Awards Banquet – This year’s dinner speaker is LtCol (Ret) Robert J. Darling, United States Marine Corps.  NGAT will also present the Minuteman award.  After dinner, guests will have the opportunity to visit hospitality suites.

  • Hospitality Suites will be located in the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel. Units will compete for “Best Themed Hospitality Suite” award.

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

 

TEXAS MILITARY DEPARTMENT CHILD & YOUTH SYMPOSIUM

Texas Army National Guard Youth currently in 7th – 11th grades are invioted to participate in the Texas Military Department Child and Youth State Youth Symposium. Texas Air National Guard Youth are welcomed to participate, but cannot be funded through the Youth Program.

The event will be held on Saturday, 30 March, 0800-1530 at the American Bank Center, 1901 N Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401

The theme of the 2019 State Youth Symposium is “Leadership through Service.” TXNG Youth will enhance their leadership and team building skills, while learning how to better serve their communities alongside fellow TXNG Youth.

Registration: https://www.jointservicessupport.org/info/27Y977
*Must have a JSS (Joint Services Support) account to register. Download registration forms from the “Download” tab and submit back to Child & Youth Program POCs.

POC: Bob Hankins – Robert.b.hankins5.ctr@mail.mil
Amanda Del Prado – Amanda.l.delprado.ctr@mail.mil
Juan Guerra – juan.f.guerra4.ctr@mail.mil

 

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