District 4 Fall Regional September 13-15, 2019 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Welcome! LPA District 4 and the South FL Minigators Chapter invite you to the 2019 Fall Regional in Fort Lauderdale, Florida! It's been a few years since our district has been to the area and with the Southwest Chapter recently becoming active again, we are looking forward to hosting this event in their chapter! The Drury Inn & Suites is in a great location just minutes from shopping, dining and entertainment at the Gulf Coast Town Center. This newly renovated beachfronthotel is offering our LPA group a fantastic room rate of $109/night The hotel is located just 15 minutes from downtown and historic Las Olas Boulevard and 20 minutes from FLL AirportSouthwest Florida International Airport and attractions such as the beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel. We have some fun things planned and a few special guests attending that's sure to make it a fun relaxing for everyone!
Regional Highlights: Welcome Meet & Greet, District Meeting, Offsite Group Dinner and more!
A few important things to know before you register:
- LPA Paid Membership & Registration is required for everyone attending the regional. - LPA room block reservation cut off date is August 20! - LPA Registration is online only. Paper form available by request. - Register now and save! LPA Early Registration Deadline is August 31! - Review the LPA Conference/Regional Membership Policy and Refund Policy. - LPA name badges must be worn at all events. - Read and sign the LPA Code of Conduct required by LPA.
If you have any questions or need assistance please reach out here. It’s going to be a fun and relaxing weekend! We look forward to seeing you in September!
LPA Room Rate: $109/night plus tax Standard guest rooms feature either a king or two double beds with a refrigerator, microwave, hairdryer and coffee maker. Each room has a balcony with partial ocean and Intracoastal views.
Reservations: Call the hotel directly or 800-678-9022 and mention Little People of America. LPA room block reservation cut off date is August 20! If any rooms are still available after August 20the hotel may or may not honor the LPA room rate. So don't wait to reserve your room!
Parking: Valet or self-parking rate per vehicle is $18.00 for overnight or $8.00 for the day only.
Security Deposit Fee: The Ocean Sky Hotel & Resort charges a daily deposit of $50.00 on all guest rooms per night at the time of check in. This deposit will be used as a line of credit to pay for the following: parking, room charges from the hotel Bar/Restaurant or if damages may occur during your stay. If any or none of the above occurs whatever amount is remaining will be refunded to your credit card at the time of check out.
Room Cancellation Policy: You must cancel at least 3 days before day of arrival to avoid a charge. Cancelling your reservation after this deadline or failing to show will result in a non-refundable charge for 1 night per room to your credit card.
Check-In/Out Times: Check-In time is 3:00 PM. Check-Out time is 11:00 AM.
Hotel Information: - The Drury Inn & Suites is conveniently located right off of I-75 and adjacent to the Gulf Coast Town Center with plenty of shopping and restaurants nearby for everyone. - Hotel is moments from historic attractions and beaches. - Hotel offers generous amenities like a heated pool, hot tub, Tiki Bar, miniature golf, game room and water sports. - Onsite Restaurant: Cedar's Palace 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM. Download and view the menu below...
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant - Offsite Group Dinner (Optional) 5:00 PM Location: 5550 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 - Enjoy an Italian dinner that includes unlimited Soda Fountain Drink, Breadsticks, House Salad or Soup, and your choice of entree: Tour of Italy(Lasagna, Chicken Parmigiana, Fettuccine Alfredo), Chicken Parmigiana with Spaghetti, Chicken Alfredo or Shrimp Alfredo. Plus Cake and Ice Cream for Dessert! A separate Kids Meal Menu option is available for kids under 12 yrs old. Tickets: Adults - $22.00 and Kids Meal - $8.00. **Note: The last day to sign up or recieve a refund for the luncheon is Thursday, April 25!**
District General Assembly Meeting - Hear what’s going on at the chapter, district, and national levels. All members are encouraged to attend this open discussion and learn what is next for LPA.
Dinner (On Your Own)
Mix & Mingle 7:30 PM -10:00 PM - Join us for a fun evening of music, Bingo and socializing with everyone!
Sunday, September 15
Sunday Farewell Check out time is 11:00 AM. Thanks for joining us, hope you had a great weekend! Have a safe trip home and see you next time!
LPA Registration Information
Registration Fees: Per Household
Early Registration - Before August 31 LPA Member: Single $30 Couple/Family $45 Inactive/Non-Members: Single $30 Couple/Family $45 + LPA Membership Fee $55
Late/Onsite Registration - After August 31 LPA Member: Single $40 Couple/Family $55 Inactive/Non-Members: Single $40 Couple/Family $55 + LPA Membership Fee $55
Additional Guests - $10 per person 'Guests' are relatives or friends not living in the same household. They are subject to a guest fee when attending Regional events with an LPA registration. Ages 3 and under Free.
How to complete your registration:
1. Register Online & Pay via PayPal - Click on the button below to fill out the online registration form. Then click the PayPal Donate button below and pay online using PayPal. Enter your total registration and event fees amount. Please put 'Regional Registration' and the last name your registration is listed under in the notes section.
2. Register Online & Pay with a Check - Click on the button below to fill out the online registration form and then email here for mailing address to mail your check to. Make checks payable to: LPA District 4
LPA Members - Register your HOH (Head Of Household) first. The HOH is the person the LPA membership is listed under. Ex: The person that the LPA Today and Conference Book is addressed to. You will then register and add additional household members or guests.
Inactive/Non-Members - Please read the LPA Membership Policy below before registering. Then register your HOH (Head Of Household) first and add additional household members or guests.
LPA Membership and Regional/Conference Attendance Policy: In 2016, the LPA National Board established a policy that an additional fee for non-members attending a regional/conference will be charged. The difference in price for non-members is a one-year LPA membership fee. All registrations will be checked on the LPA national membership database. Instead of paying the extra registration fee, it is preferred that registrants join to become a member of LPA or renew their LPA Membership. If you are not a member at the time of registration you will need to either contact LPA or pay the additional fee when you register.
LPA Membership: $55 a year per household. A three-year membership is $120(Save $45). Lifetime membership is $750. Senior memberships (age 65+) are $20 a year. International Members and full-time college or vocational students are $35 a year. Join or Renew today!
If you're unsure about the current status of your LPA Membership, please contact LPA National. For more information, questions or to join LPA visit the LPA national website or call the National Office at 714-368-3689.
REFUNDS: A full refund of registration/event fees will be granted before September 5. All requests for refunds must be made in writing to email@example.com. Requests received after September 5 will be on a case by case basis. There will be no onsite refunds and registrants who do not cancel prior to September 5 and do not attend the regional are still responsible for the full registration and event fees.