Special thanks to our Sponsors!

 Gametime by Total Recreation Products

February 27- March 3, 2017

We are excited to continue planning for the 2017 Institute and Expo in Irving, TX. Registration is now open, and our schedule at a glance and hotel options are now available.We are proud to announce GameTime by Total Recreation Products as our title sponsor, and "Stampede Toward Success" will be our conference theme. 

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Institute Preview

(Includes Institute Pre and Post Sessions, Tours and Registration)

Schedule at a Glance

(Includes list of education sessions)

Print Registration Form


 Register Online!

For Institute and Expo

For Maintenance Rodeo

 Book your hotel registration.

Host Hotel - The Omni Mandalay

221 E. Colinas Boulevard


$179 Single/Double

$199 Triple Quad


- Complimentary self-parking

- Complimentary Internet in guestrooms

- Complimentary Dallas-Fort Worth Airport Shuttle

Holiday Inn Express

333 W. John Carpenter Freeway


$129 Double

- Complimentary breakfast

- Complimentary self-parking

Hyatt Place

5455 Green Park Drive

(972)- 550-7400

$149 Double

- Complimentary breakfast

- Complimentary Internet in Guestrooms

- Complimentary Dallas-Fort Worth Airport Shuttle

- Complimentary Internet in Guestrooms

*Shuttles will be available from each of the three hotel options to the Irving Convention Center.


TRAPS TEX-Ternship Available

Are you 30 years old or younger and looking to get more involved in Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) The TRAPS TEX-ternship might be just thing you are looking for. The TEX-ternship Program enables young professionals 30 years of age and younger in the park and recreation field to interact with and learn from the leadership of the TRAPS. TEX-terns are paired with TRAPS leadership who serve as mentors during the annual TRAPS Institute and EXPO; this year held in Irving, February 27th – March 3rd . TEX-terns may attend selected TRAPS meetings, socials, and educational sessions with their mentors or on their own. Mentors help introduce TEX-terns to their contacts and widen the young professionals’ networks within the state and the Southwest region. If interested please fill out the attached application but don’t wait long; the application due date is January 6th.

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