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Texas Ducks Unlimited Convention 2014
June 19-22 Moody Gardens, Galveston, TX
Please join us at the annual Texas State Ducks Unlimited Convention – The premier event in Texas to celebrate all the great work DU does, as well as spend time with the finest volunteers in the country!
This year we are in the great city of Galveston. The convention will be held at Moody Gardens Resort. Moody Gardens features three main pyramid attractions: the Aquarium Pyramid, which is one of the largest in the region and holds many species of fish and other marine animals; the Rainforest Pyramid, which contains tropical plants, animals, birds, butterflies, reptiles, and a variety of other rainforest animals including free-roaming monkeys and two-toed sloths; and the Discovery Pyramid, which focuses on science-oriented exhibits and activities. Another major attraction is Palm Beach, a landscaped white sand beach with freshwater lagoons, a lazy river, tower slides, and splash pad play area for children.
** Moody Gardens has offered any registered guest the option to buy a pass for all Moody Garden attractions for $43/ person. This pass is good from June 18-22. It gives the holder UNLIMITED admission into the following attractions: Aquarium Pyramid, Rainforest Pyramid, MG 3D Theater, 4D Special FX Theater, Ridefilm Theater, Discovery Museum, Colonel Paddlewheel Boat and Palm Beach. The regular price for a 2 day pass at the resort is $79. these are only available for per purchase. A limited number might be available at registration but will not be guaranteed. So pre-buy your passes! For a list of attractions click here.
** Jim Cuskey was our winner for the Early Bird Drawing. He won a free room at Moody Gardens for Friday and Saturday night and 2 adult registrations. **
Hotel: Moody Gardens, Galveston – There is a block of rooms reserved for Ducks Unlimited at the rate of $189.00 per night, plus tax. This rate expires if you book after May 29th or if the block fills up! Book early!
- You can book by calling 888-388-8484. In order to get the special DU rate tell them you are with the Ducks Unlimited Group
Thursday, June 19th
6:00 p.m. ~ Reception for early arrivals - at the home of Bill and Libbie Ansell
Friday, June 20th
6:00 a.m. ~ Fishing Tournament
3:30 p.m. ~ State Council Meeting
7:00 p.m. ~ Dinner celebration - Air and Space Museum
Saturday, June 21st
8:00 a.m. ~ General business session
12:00 p.m. ~ Awards luncheon
6:00 p.m. ~ Reception for First Timers & Major Donors
7:00 p.m. ~ Gala with silent & live auctions
Sunday, June 22nd
8:00 a.m. ~ Farewell breakfast, come-and-go
Late Registration: If you register after June 6th, the fee goes from $100 to $125 per adult. Please be sure to register early!