Deadlines draw near for 68th annual SWCM

Members can save $20 on their registration fees for the 68th annual Southwestern Convention Meeting (SWCM) by pre-registering by September 1. After that date, registration fees will increase.

The meeting will take place at the Chateau on the Lake in Branson, Mo., from September 28-October 2. As of August 5, the Chateau was completely booked and overflow arrangements have been made at two other hotels.

"Both of these properties are within five minutes of the convention and have plenty of space available," SWCM Chairman Rick Gibbons said. "We will try to accommodate all that need transportation to and from these hotels and the convention."

The overflow hotels are:

Activities for the SWCM will include the annual golf tournament, a barbeque and the formal banquet. The golf tournament will take place at the Ledgestone Country Club.

Educational activities will include workshops for Local Chairmen, Secretary-Treasurers, Legislative Representatives, and an Arbitration Workshop.

Members with questions should contact Chairman Rick Gibbons at: (417) 887-5267, (417) 860-4396 or by e-mail at: <>.

Branson Websites

Location of 68th annual SWCM:
Shows, shopping and restaurants:
Branson-area golf council:
An 1880s- style theme park:
SWCM overflow hotels:

Pre-Registration Online

SWCM Pre-Registration Form:
SWCM Golf Tournament Pre-Registration:



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