Social & Networking
TRAPS Golf Tournament: Tuesday, March 1st | Noon - 5:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Fun Abounds
Moody Gardens Golf Course, a premier public golf course on Galveston Island. The tournament format will be a four-person scramble and will start at noon. The golf package includes 18 holes of golf, carts, practice range, food and beverage; as well as PGA Professional Tournament staff assistance. Once again the Athletics/Aquatics Branch will coordinate the tournament with proceeds helping to support education programs. The emphasis of this tournament is on recreation and networking.
Welcome Social: Wednesday, March 2nd | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | GICC-Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by: Kraftsman and TRAPS East Region
Join our exhibitors, sponsors and friends for a casino night celebrating a bit of Galveston’s “rich” history as a gambling port. Earn “casino cash” to use when the casino tables open by visiting the TRAPS 2016 Expo exhibitors. “Casino cash” earned via visiting exhibitors or table winnings can be used to “buy” chances for raffle prizes including 2017 TRAPS Institute registrations and gift cards.
Texas Parks and Recreation Foundation (TPRF) Auctions: Thursday, March 3rd | 4:15-6 p.m. | GICC-Foyer
TPRF welcomes donations for the live and/or silent auctions. The foundation is seeking gift baskets and other items for these fun and fundraising events, with proceeds going to support student scholarships and institute speakers’ expenses. SILENT and LIVE. All donations should be brought to the foundation booth in the Galveston Island Convention Center Exhibit Hall on Wednesday, March 2, by 4 p.m. For more information, if you have questions, or if you want to make a donation, please contact Al Johnson at (972) 744-4595.
TRAPS Awards Dinner: Thursday, March 3rd | 7-8:30 p.m. | GICC-Ballrooms A & B
Join us for the society’s annual recognition of individuals and organizations that have rendered significant service to TRAPS, have exemplary programs/services, and have made outstanding contributions to the field of recreation, park resources and leisure services.
Director's Social: Thursday, March 3rd | 9-10:30 p.m. | Steward Beach
Sponsored by: TAAF and TPPC
Your good friends from the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation and the Texas Public Pool Council invite you for a little networking and fun for directors, those who know a director, want to be a director or know how to spell “director.”