Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells
1305 Kalahari Dr
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Hotel Directions: Off of Highway 90/94 in Wisconsin Dells.
Hotel Reservations Different for Optimists and Youth Winners / Families. (See below)
SCHEDULE at a GLANCE: SWIS_3rd_Qtr_Plan_Info
Friday night, May 10th, 2019:
Executive Meeting 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Hospitality Suite 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday, May 11th, 2019:
Oratorical Welcome Room: 8:00 AM - Line-up
Optimist Registration: 8:00 AM Optimists Only
Oratorical Competition Room Doors Open: 8:30 AM - Noon
(Open to all Optimists, Students & Families)
Optimist General Session: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Optimist Celebration Luncheon: 12:15 PM
Hotel Registration for Contestants/Families, CCDHH Winner/Family, Essay Winner/Family: SWIS Lt. Governor's / Zone Chairs, should contact Conference Chair, Jo'El Pearlman at 262-620-1588 to make arrangements for your District Contestants. (Rooms have already been reserved for each Zone.) The names of Contestant(s) continuing to District & Contestant Family members, and the CCDHH winner/family and Essay winner/family should be provided to Jo'El Pearlman for a follow-up hotel confirmation number provided from Jo'El to the families.
Optimist Kalahari Hotel Registration ONLY: There is a room block reserved until Wednesday, April 10th . Mention room block SWIS District Optimists for a rate of $119 for Friday night. (plus taxes and fees). Your room rate includes 4 passes to the waterpark, which can be used into Saturday evening even with hotel morning check-out, so bring your families and make a weekend out of it. (Request your passes at check-in). The Kalahari has a great selection of water slides, a lazy river, wave pool and swim-up bar/outdoor hot tub.
Kalahari On-line Room Reservation, OPTIMISTS ONLY personal room:
For on-line reservations click this link: https://book.passkey.com/e/49895023
OR call 1-608-254-5466 for personal hotel room and mention SWIS District Optimists.
Registration and lunch is $40 per Optimist member or guest. Registration includes the attendance to watch the oratorical contests, a light breakfast, lunch, and a full day of conference activities and fellowship. (Registration Only is $20). First Timer Rate is $25.
This On-line Conference Registration for Optimists goes until mid-night May 8, 2019.
Lunch Choices are: Kalahari Chicken, Pork Loin, Three Cheese Ravioli or Gluten/Lactose Free choices. (They all include sides and drinks).
How to register:
- Register and Pay Online:
Online registration is open during the registration dates shown above. When open, use the blue 'Register Online' button to submit your registration and pay online using our secure checkout process. This is our preferred choice as it allows us to manage the registrations and payment much more easily.
- Register Online, then Pay By Mail, Phone, or at the Conference:
Register during the open registration dates using the blue Register Online button. During the checkout process - simply select the option to Pay By Mail/Phone, or Pay At The Door. If you prefer to phone-in, mail, or pay at the door - by registering online you help us plan the necessary conference accommodations, make namebadges in advance, coordinate seating and meals based on the number of members and guests registered in advance.
- Just show up:
Last minute attendees are always welcome at the door. (Limited lunches and choices available). While we prefer the online process so we can plan based on the number of people registering, we'll always have a door registration person at the conference and welcome walk ins.
Our online registration process has changed. So if you have any difficulty registering online, please use our Contact Us form. We'll be happy to help you register, and see if we need to tweak things to make it easier for everyone!
We look forward to seeing you at the 'Awesome' conference!