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2021 AVA Convention
Online Registration

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Choose a person associated with the entered AVA member number

If you do not see the person you wish to register, then close this dialog and press the Previous button to return to the previous page to correct the entered AVA membership number.

Step 1. Input AVA Member Number

If you are an AVA Lifetime member:
  1. Select "I am an AVA Lifetime Member (eligible for a 15% discount on Full Convention Package)".
  2. Enter the number portion of your membership number into the displayed box to the right of the "VAL-" prefix.
  3. Click on the Next button in the upper-right corner of the screen to move to the next step of this registration.
  4. The membership number that you entered will be used to retrieve the people associated with that number. A pop-up dialog with a list of those people will appear on top of the next screen. Please select one of the returned people to fill in the fields on the that page.
If you are an AVA Associate member:
  1. Select "I am an AVA Associate Member (eligible for a 10% discount on Full Convention Package)".
  2. Select your membership number prefix (VAF-, VAFS-, VAFM-, or VAI-) from the drop-down menu.
  3. Enter the number portion of your membership number into the displayed box to the right of the your selected prefix.
  4. Click on the Next button in the upper-right corner of the screen to move to the next step of this registration.
  5. The membership number that you entered will be used to retrieve the people associated with that number. A pop-up dialog with a list of those people will appear on top of the next screen. Please select one of the returned people to fill in the fields on the that page.
If you are not an AVA member:
  1. Select "I am not an AVA Member" or leave it as currently selected.
  2. Click on the Next button in the upper-right corner of the screen to move to the next step of this registration.
Please make sure that you:
  1. Choose the AVA Membership type that applies to the person being registered.
  2. Select the Membership type prefix (VAL, VAI, VAF, etc.), if Associate member.
  3. Enter the Membership number, if Associate or Lifetime member.

Becoming an AVA Associate or Lifetime Member will SAVE you money on the Full Convention Package!

Step 2. Input Personal Information

If you are an AVA Lifetime member:
  1. From the pop-up dialog, select the person that you are registering and press the "Submit" button on the dialog.
  2. If none of the people on the list are correct, please press the "Previous" button and correct the entered Lifetime membership number.
    This should fill in all of the fields with information from the AVA Membership database for that person. However, some fields may be blank or contain incorrect information.
  3. Fill in all empty fields.
  4. Correct all fields that contain incorrect information.
  5. Click on the Next button in the upper-right corner of the screen to move to the next step of this registration.
If you are an AVA Associate member:
  1. From the pop-up dialog, select the person that you are registering and press the "Submit" button on the dialog.
  2. If none of the people on the list are correct, please press the "Previous" button and correct the entered Associate membership prefix and number.
    This should fill in all of the fields with information from the AVA Membership database for that person. However, some fields may be blank or contain incorrect information.
  3. Fill in all empty fields.
  4. Correct all fields that contain incorrect information.
  5. Click on the Next button in the upper-right corner of the screen to move to the next step of this registration.
If you are not an AVA member:
  1. Fill in all empty fields. All newer version browsers have an auto-fill capability. This may help fill in some of the fields.
  2. Click on the Next button in the upper-right corner of the screen to move to the next step of this registration.
Please make sure that you:
  1. Fill in all empty fields.
  2. Correct all fields that contain incorrect information.

Step 3. Input Other Information

Please fill in how you heard about the convention. Some examples are presented in the field. As you type, some suggestions may be presented for autofill. You may select one of the presented choices or type in your own answer.

IF you are travelling to the Convention with a Tour Company that has it's own bus transportation, please check this box. You are be eligible for a discount on your registration cost for the Full Convention pricing package.

IF you are a delegate for one or more clubs, then please check this box. There is a fee for being a voting delegate to the General Membership Meetings.

Please choose how far you walk during an event, this will help us determine the number of copies to make of the walk instructions.

Please make sure that you:
  1. Fill in how you heard about this event.
  2. Check the box if you are a member of a tour that has its own bus transportation.
  3. Check the box if you are a club delegate that will be voting at the General Meetings.
  4. Select the distance that you usually walk.

* indicates a field that requires some input.

Step 4. Select Convention Attendance Package

Please choose one pricing package that fits you and your budget the best. You may come back later and change this if there are items that you wish for this convention that are not included in the package that you chose initially.

The cost of the package and what is is included that package can be shown by clicking on the green bar located above package.

Please make sure that you:
  1. Select the pricing package that fits you and your budget best.
  2. If you select Single Day Convention or Walks Only, you need to select the days that you are attending the convention.
  • Prices:
    • $353 for AVA Lifetime member
    • $374 for AVA Associate member
    • $415 for others
  • Box lunches for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
  • All convention social events
    • Meet & Greet (5:15pm-7:15pm)
    • Dessert and Cash Bar with Speaker (7:30pm-9:30pm)
    • Gala, AVA's "Walking Hall of Fame Awards" Ceremony, and Inspirational Speaker
  • Delegate Credentialing Floor Fee - required if voting during AVA General Membership Meetings
  • Access to all AVA General Membership Meetings
  • Access to all workshops
  • Event Credit fees for all pre-convention, convention, and post-convention Walk, Swim, and Bicycling events
  • Bus Transportation for Wednesday's and Friday's Walk Events
  • 'A' Award for all of the pre-convention, convention, and post-convention Sporting Events (Walk, Swim, and Bicycling events)
  • Souvenir Convention T-Shirt (Men's or Women's). Just select your size when registering.

  • Prices:
    • Wednesday : $150
    • Thursday : $175
    • Friday : $150
    • Saturday : $10
  • Box lunch for the day (if available)
  • Convention Social Event(s) for the day
  • Access to the day's AVA General Membership Meeting
  • Access to all of the day's workshops
  • Event Credit fees for the day's Convention Walk, Swim, and Bicycling events
  • Bus Transportation for the day's Walk event (Wednesday and Friday, if selected)
  • 'A' Award for the day's Convention Walk, Swim, and Bicycling events

  • Price: $100
  • Event Credit fees for the 3 Convention Walk events and the Post-Convention Community Walk event
  • Bus Transportation for 2 of the Convention Walk events (Wednesday and Friday)
  • 'A' Award for the each of the 3 Convention and 1 Post-Convention Walk events

  • Prices:
    • Wednesday : $10
    • Thursday : $10
    • Friday : $10
    • Saturday : $10
  • Event Credit fee for the day's Convention Walk event
  • 'A' Award for the day's Convention Walk event

Step 5. Select Lunches

Please choose one one of the three options for each of the days shown.

Please make sure that you:
  1. Select a lunch option for each day that that is available.

Step 6. Select Social Events

If you selected:
  • the Full Convention Package
    The following Social Events are included in your package or are free of charge. However, the Concert in the Square with reserved seating, wine basket, and stadium blanket is an extra charge.
  • one or more Single Day Convention Packages
    The following Social Events are included in your package or are free of charge. You will not be able to attend Social Events on days that you have not selected. If you wish to attend a Social Event on another day, you must go back and select that day as a part of your convention package.
  • the 4 Day Walk and 2 Day Bus Pass Package
    The following Social Events are free or available to you at extra cost. The price for each Social Event is listed. If there is no price listed, then this Social Event is free.
  • one or more Walks Only Packages
    The following Social Events are free or available to you at extra cost. The price for each Social Event is listed. If there is no price listed, then this Social Event is free.
Please make sure that you:
  1. Check the boxes on all of the Social Events that you are plan to attend. If you do not check the box, you will not be counted as attending the event.
  2. If that event has options (e.g., the Convention Gala), choose the option that you would like.

Step 7. Merchandise

If you selected:
  • the Full Convention Package
    One (1) T-Shirt of your size is included in your package. The quantity field has been updated to reflect this. Please choose the size you want.
Please make sure that you:
  1. Update the quantity field on the merchandise with the number you are purchasing. The total will be reflected on the Summary page near the end of this form.
  2. Enter the Quantity and Size of the shirt type that you want.
If you wish purchase shirts of different sizes, please click on the teal green '+' sign on the right to activate a new line for each different size that you want.
Please make sure that you:
  1. Enter a non-zero quantity for all merchandise items that you wish to purchase.
  2. If that item is a T-Shirt or a Polo Shirt, choose the size that you would like.

Step 8. Sporting Events

All of the following events are available for participation during the period June 26, 2021 to July 3, 2021, with the primary date being displayed below.

Please help us with registration and controlling costs by checking the box next to the sports events that you plan on attending.

If you select an event that is not included in your pricing package, you will be pre-registered but you will need to pay for the event when you attend the event.
Please make sure that you:
  1. Select all sporting events that you plan on participating in.

Pre-Convention Sports Event has a khaki background
Convention Sports Event has a light green background
Post-Convention Sports Event has a yellow background

Step 9. Workshops

All of the following workshops are available for your participation on the date shown.

Please choose only one workshop per timeslot. If there are multiple workshops that you wish to attend during the same timeslot, please look around as many of the workshops are repeated at different times.

Please be careful as some timeslots may overlap.

Acronyms used on this page.
nc = no charge for this item.
Please make sure that you:
  1. Select all workshops that you plan on attending.
Jun 29
01:00pm-02:00pm
Jun 30
12:30pm-02:00pm
 
01:00pm-02:00pm
 
02:15pm-05:15pm
Jul 01
12:30pm-01:15pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
01:00pm-02:00pm
 
01:30pm-02:15pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
02:30pm-03:15pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
03:30pm-04:15pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jul 02
12:30pm-01:45pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
01:00pm-02:00pm
 
02:15pm-05:15pm
Jul 03
TBD

Step 10. Verify Selections

Please carefully check this summary for any errors.
You may use the Previous button to make changes before submitting this form.
Once you press the Submit button, you must contact AVA National Office staff to make any changes.

Acronyms used on this page.
inc = included in the selected pricing package.
na = not available for the selected pricing package.
nc = no charge for this item.
p@e = pay at event start.
Please make sure that you:
  1. Check this summary for errors.

 Personal Information 
 Other Information 
 Pricing Package 
 Lunches 
 Social Events 
 Sporting Events 
 Merchandise 
 Workshops 
 Discounts Applied