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Conference Opening Reception         

 Wednesday, October 15, 2014,
7:00 to 10:00 pm  
Frisco Conference Center Grand Ballroom
The opening event for the Frisco conference will be a casual reception for arriving conference attendees and their guests. Dance to music by Party Machine, the newest band on the DFW scene, playing music from the 50's through today's hits with high energy, interactive performance that keeps moving with non-stop music, lights and motion.  Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvre and drink tickets for wine, beer and mixed drinks. One (1) complimentary ticket is included with full conference registration and with student registration. Additional guest tickets may be purchased with your conference registration.

 

     

   All Universities Reception   

  Thursday, October 16, 2014,
5:30 to 6:30 pm  
 Frisco Conference Center
Students,  alumni  and friends for all of Texas’ collegiate schools of planning and their guests are invited to attend this casual mixer prior to going to the evening’s main event at the ball park. Meet many of the students and faculty members, and renew acquaintances with your classmates and fellow graduates. Light snacks and beer and wine will be served.


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Oktoberfest at the Ball Park      

  Thursday, October 16, 2014,
7:00 to 10:00 pm
Frisco Roughriders Dr Pepper Ballpark

Enjoy a fall evening in north Texas by celebrating Oktoberfest at the ballpark.  Eat a German-style buffet dinner.  Taste a variety of German-style craft and domestic beers served at bars on three levels. Tour the ballpark including locker rooms, dugouts, and box suites. Watch and participate in Oktoberfest games and entertainment.  Visit the Roughriders Clubhouse.  Dance on the infield floor decking to the music of Brave Combo, two-time Grammy Award winners for their albums, Polkasonic and Let’s Kiss.  For the past three decades, the Denton-based quintet has perfected a world music mix that includes salsa, meringue, rock, cumbia, conjunto, polka, zydeco, classical, cha cha, the blues and more. They are America’s Premier Dance band and a rollicking, rocking, rhythmic global journey. One (1) complimentary ticket is included with full conference registration.  Additional guest tickets may be purchased with your conference registration. The ballpark is located one block west of the Embassy Suites Frisco Hotel and Conference Center.

 

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Conference Closing Reception      

  Friday, October 17, 2014, 7:00 to 10:00 pm Cavanaugh Flight Museum, 4572 Claire Chennault St, at Addison Airport
Come celebrate a successful conference with the host committee members and guests. Tour the flight museum’s collection including three hangars full of restored classic airplanes and automobiles. Listen and dance to music by DJ. Eat a buffet dinner of Texas barbeque. Open bar with beer, wine and margaritas. Shuttle buses will depart from the Embassy Suites Hotel Frisco beginning at 6:30 pm and operate continuously every 15-20 minutes until 10:00 pm, when the last bus will leave the museum and return to the hotel. One (1) complimentary ticket is included with full conference registration.  Additional guest tickets may be purchased with your conference registration.