2024 National VISION Conference

June 20-23 
“Lasso Your Leadership in the Wild, Wild West”

Hosted by Rio Rancho High School
Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Howdy and thank you for registering as part of the NMASC State Delegation for the VISION 2024 National Conference for Student Council Leaders! 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The total cost listed below is based on information as of 2/25/24.

Conference Dates: Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23, 2024  (VISION Welcome Mixer, Thursday, June 20)
NMASC Dates: Thursday, June 20 through Sunday, June 23, 2024

Conference Registration: $200/person
Includes conference meals at Rio Rancho High School (lunch Friday-Sunday; dinner Friday-Saturday)

VISION Pre-Conference Mixer Activity on Thursday, June 20: $50/person (in addition to conference registration; includes dinner, mixer activities, entertainment and rodeo)

Travel: Transportation to/from Albuquerque is the responsibilty of the individual/school. Bus transportation between the conference hotel and Rio Rancho High School is provided and included in the registration cost. If your school/district is bringing your own bus, please let us know. We cannot provide transportation between RRHS and any other hotel other than the official designated conference hotel; you will need to make your own arrangements.

Conference Hotel:
Embassy Suites by Hilton Albuquerque
1000 Woodward Pl NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-245-7100

The conference rate is approximately $180/room per night including taxes. $180/room/night x 3 nights/person (Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights) = $540. With a 4 people/room, the cost is approximately $45/person per night. Breakfast is included. The advisor room cost depends on single or shared room.
NMASC will make all hotel reservations at the conference hotel for members of the New Mexico delegation.

Students and advisors who live within 30 miles of Rio Rancho High School are not required to stay at the conference hotel; you are responsible for your own school’s transportation.

Hotel Parking: Buses – no charge; cars/suburbans/vans: $8 + tax (total $9.26) per night fee

Pre-Conference NMASC Delegation Teambuilding Activity on Thursday, June 20
This takes place earlier in the day, prior to the pre-conference mixer in the evening – and is open only to members of the NMASC delegation. It’s an opportunity for the delegation to bond before the VISION conference begins. Plan to arrive in Albuquerque by 11am. More information to follow. Cost is approximately $50/person and includes lunch.

NMASC Delegation/VISION Swag Shop: Approximately $140/person, includes 3 t-shirts (Thursday-Saturday), trading items, etc. (there will be one conference t-shirt that is included in registration)

Approximate cost per person for NMASC delegation: $640 (tentative!)

Additional costs to think about: Additional food/spending money or fees for sight-seeing attractions on your own; additional hotel night if you choose to arrive earlier than June 20th or leave later than June 23rd..  NOTE:  For extended hotel night reservations, you will need to book and pay for on your own; NMASC will only book reservations for Thursday – Saturday nights.

Payment Deadlines:
March 22:
$320 paid to NMASC
May 22:
$320 (or adjusted balance) paid to NMASC

NMASC cannot refund conference registration but will allow substitutions (same gender only).

ABSOLUTELY SET IN STONE, NO EXCEPTIONS:
By March 22, Mary Hahn needs to know the number of students/adults attending from your school, and the first payment must be received.

Hall of Ideas Presenters:
March 22; more info to come

NMASC Delegation to VISION 2024 Registration Form

Please download, complete, scan and email to Mary Hahn (HahnNMASC@aol.com)

TIMELINE
  • By March 22, 2024 USPS mail your school’s 1st reregistration installment check made payable to NMASC and USPS mail to NMASC | PO Box 95468 | Albuquerque, NM 87199. Absolutely – no exceptions!
  • The VISION Conference is open to Middle Level and High School Students. Middle Level students must be entering 8th grade in the Fall 2024 semester.
  • By May 22, 2024 the Balance owed by your school is due to NMASC by check check made payable to NMASC and USPS mail to NMASC | PO Box 95468 | Albuquerque, NM 87199. Absolutely – no exceptions!
  • By June 7th Complete and USPS mail to NMASC – PO BOX 95468,   Abuquerque, NM  87199 (with all signatures required).
    • Completed Medical Permission Form for each student delegate
    • Completed Student Conduct Form for each student delegate
    • Completed Advisor Commitment Form for each advisor (chaperone, each adult attending VISION 2024)