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Updated: Community Service, Charitable & Fundraising Events With Alcohol
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Updated: 2017 International Moose Sports Tournaments
Updated: International Darts Tournament Registration Form
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Online registration for the 2017 Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament is not available at this time. Please check back at the beginning of September or register by mail with a check using the downloadable pdf registration form.
Looking for places to eat or something fun to do in your free time while in New Orleans for the 2018 International Moose Convention? Check out the official New Orleans Guide to help plan your trip!
Speaking of the 2018 International Moose Convention, we would like to announce that this year’s Annual League of Guardians Recognition Dinner location is the National WWII Museum! It is an amazing venue, and we hope to see you there.
The National WWII Museum tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world—why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today—so that all generations will understand the price of freedom and be inspired by what they learn. For more information, please visit the National WWII Museum official website.
25-Club members will be spending the evening of Saturday, July 14th with comedian Jeff Allen. Jeff Allen combines clean, hilarious humor like no other comedian working today.
Performing comedy for over three decades, Jeff Allen’s work has been seen on every cable comedy show in the U.S. including Comedy Central’s Premium Blend and VH1’s Standup Spotlight. His one-hour special, Happy Wife, Happy Life aired on the Odyssey Channel and Family Net. He’s been featured on the Grand Ole Opry, the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, and the Montreal Just for Laughs International Comedy Festival – the most world’s most prestigious comedy venues.
Jeff Allen is regarded as one of the premiere clean comedians working today. Most of his humor centers on marriage and living with teenagers – material to which everyone can relate. The humor he packs into his performance comes rapid-fire, and doesn’t stop until the end. Whether it’s a set of 15, 30, 60, 90 or 120 minutes, Jeff Allen will make you ache with laughter. Learn more about Jeff Allen on his website.
To ensure that your travel experience during the 2018 International Moose Convention in New Orleans is easy and affordable, print/download these informational packets on where to park during your stay:
To rent an electronic scooter for the duration of the convention, please use one of the three companies we have suggested below:
Book your hotel for the 2018 International Moose Convention in New Orleans with our special Moose website to ensure you get the best rate. Please note that convention meetings will be held in three locations: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Sheraton New Orleans (LOOM), New Orleans Marriott (WOTM). On the housing site, click on the hotel map to view hotel locations. Descriptions of each hotel are available below.
Experience the unbridled energy and unique charm of New Orleans’ French Quarter with a stay at the New Orleans Convention Center Marriott hotel. Ideally located in the city’s Warehouse District, within a renovated 19th century cotton mill, the New Orleans Downtown Marriott at the Convention Center successfully combines historic elegance with modern style. Intuitively designed rooms and suites offer deluxe bedding, flat-screen TVs and comfortable workspaces. Additional hotel perks include a fitness center and an outdoor pool.
Offering a contemporary retreat within a renovated warehouse, Courtyard New Orleans Downtown/Convention Center blends a historic setting with modern comforts. With the downtown location, it’s easy to access top attractions including Harrah’s Casino, Bourbon Street, and Mercedes-Benz Superdome, home to New Orleans’ professional football team. When it’s time to unwind, the stylish hotel rooms boast designer touches, plush bedding and free Wi-Fi for constant connection to family and friends. During downtime, opt for a dip in the outdoor pool surrounded by palm trees and ample space or enjoy an intense workout in the gym, equipped with cardio machines and free weights.
Where Canal Street meets Bourbon Street, the newly renovated Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans provides luxury accommodations amid the beating heart of the legendary French Quarter. Discover a rich diversity of elegant comforts and conveniences, including free Wi-Fi, flat screen HD TVs, a sparkling outdoor seasonal swimming pool, an acclaimed on-site restaurant and state-of-the-art fitness facility. Just outside, you’ll enjoy a whirlwind of enchanting festivals, theater, music, cultural exhibits, and culinary delights.
Enjoy the amazing location of the newly renovated Hampton Inn & Suites New Orleans Downtown, just two blocks from the French Quarter’s Bourbon Street with its age-old architecture, famed restaurants and unique ambience. Many of the best attractions of downtown New Orleans are within walking distance of the hotel. Find everything you need to relax and work in your guest room, such as free WiFi, a 42-inch flat-screen TV, and workspace. Prepare for busy days with Hampton’s free hot breakfast. Work out in the fitness center, get to work in the business center, or just relax in the comfiest amenity yet, a clean and fresh Hampton bed.
It’s all about location in New Orleans and the Hilton New Orleans Riverside places you at the center of it all. Nestled against the banks of the Mississippi, guests can watch the ships come sailing in or dive into the city life just steps away. Grab a beignet, listen to live jazz, ride a streetcar, or hop into a parade, you never know what you’ll experience in the vibrant culture and excitement of New Orleans just outside our front door. Unwind after a busy day with a cocktail at Spirits bar, and enjoy Southern cuisine in Drago’s Seafood Restaurant..
Authentic New Orleans luxury meets you at the InterContinental New Orleans—where impeccable, Four-Diamond accommodations and service are matched only by the perfect location. This is the place to immerse yourself in Big Easy culture, just steps away from the historic French Quarter and the riverfront. Richly-appointed, newly renovated guestrooms and hotel spaces envelop your senses, while the exquisite rooftop pool with stunning city views and the fine cuisine at Trenasse Restaurant make your New Orleans experience complete.
Brimming with boutique amenities, Le Méridien New Orleans seamlessly blends European heritage with a very modern sense of style, inspiring both relaxation and creativity. Located in a quieter section of New Orleans’ vibrant downtown district, the Le Méridien is just steps away from the legendary French Quarter. Soothingly appointed rooms and suites boast boutique furnishings, lush bedding, and modern technology, as well as in-room dining. Indulge in a swim at the outdoor rooftop pool, and delight in the intriguing flavor combinations at LMNO Restaurant.
Tennessee Williams famously captured the charm and romance of our city in his plays and stories, and it’s all on show here at Loews New Orleans Hotel. Discover comfort, luxe experiences, and the heart of the Big Easy. Ideally located just outside the historic French Quarter, Loews New Orleans Hotel offers impeccable service and a comfortable home away from home. At Loews New Orleans, you’ll find amenities and services that make you feel like you’ve just checked into an oasis of tranquility in a city that never stops.
The excitement and energy of Crescent City is at your doorstep when you stay at the New Orleans Marriott. Situated in the heart of the French Quarter, directly on Canal Street, this impressive hotel lets you experience everything this city is renowned for. Within the hotel, guests will enjoy over 1,300 distinctive hotel rooms offering luxurious amenities and inviting bedding, two delicious dining options and a Starbucks Cafe in the lobby. When it’s time to relax, go for a dip in the pool or work out in the fully-equipped gym.
Located in the thriving cultural scene of New Orleans’ Arts District, Omni Riverfront Hotel—fresh off a comprehensive renovation—offers the best of both past and present. Just steps away from top attractions in the Big Easy, this hotel features modern and luxurious accommodations with a vintage feel. Whether visiting for business or pleasure, the comfort of every guest is a top priority. The new Fulton St. Bistro | Bar invites guests and locals to relax in an upbeat atmosphere offering the finest in quality bistro fare and beverages. Visit the well-equipped fitness center for an intense workout or request an in-room Get Fit Kit for a workout in the privacy of your own room.
Luxuriate in comfort at Renaissance New Orleans Arts Hotel. Set in the Arts and Warehouse District near the Garden District, this boutique hotel offers historic architecture, urban-style guest rooms, and luxury amenities. Treat yourself to a chocolate beignet in the hotel café, cocktails in the upscale bar, or Cajun-inspired American cuisine in the Legacy Kitchen. Soak up the sun, sunsets, and glorious views of the Warehouse District in the rooftop pool. When you’re ready to explore the city, walk to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Smoothie King Center, and New Orleans Museum of Art.
Enjoy a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel lifestyle experience at Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette Hotel. This French Quarter location makes all points of interest and public transportation easily accessible. The Renaissance Pere Marquette Hotel offers spacious rooms and suites with deluxe amenities. Enjoy the historic architecture as the first high-rise in the city and the opulent interior recently restyled to honor the New Orleans French Quarter and Jazz heritage. Stop by the hotel coffee house for beignets or enjoy authentic French and Southern cuisine and evening cocktails at the hotel restaurant.
Let the good times roll at Residence Inn New Orleans. Located in the Warehouse District in downtown New Orleans, the hotel offers easy access to many local attractions. After an adventure-filled day, retreat to the pet-friendly suites and relax on luxury bedding with crisp linens and fluffy pillows. Cook your favorite meal anytime in fully equipped kitchens. Complimentary Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs keep you well-connected and entertained. Take advantage of a complimentary breakfast buffet, 24-hour fitness center, outdoor pool, and Sport Court for a game of volleyball, tennis or basketball.
Situated in downtown New Orleans, steps from the famed French Quarter, Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is within walking distance of Bourbon Street, the Riverwalk, the Port of New Orleans, and much more. Start your day in the Big Easy with a beignet breakfast at Roux Bistro before exploring the area’s wealth of things to do. While nearby attractions beckon, travelers of all types will appreciate thoughtful hotel amenities like a rooftop pool and sun deck, 105,700 square feet of event space, a Sheraton Fitness Center and a lobby Starbucks. However you elect to spend your time in New Orleans, you’ll look forward to returning home to your spacious guest room to soak up scenic views of this one-of-a-kind city.
Experience the best of both worlds when you reserve a stay at The Westin New Orleans Canal Place. Situated in downtown New Orleans, this hotel is moments from the excitement of the French Quarter, but offers travelers a restful retreat that is a world away from the bustle of Bourbon Street. Located right on the Mississippi River, the hotel is adjacent to top waterfront destinations like Harrah’s Casino and the Shops at Canal Place. Travelers of all inclinations will appreciate our proximity to points of interest like Jackson Square, the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the Port of New Orleans and an endless assortment of restaurants, nightlife and shopping. Soak in breathtaking views of the Mississippi River and the French Quarter from our 437 modern, spacious guestrooms and suites, find your balance in the fitness studio, or toast the evening with a nightcap at The Green Bar. As the locals say, laissez les bons temps rouler – let the good times roll!
Moose Legion Breakfast – $30.00 (Limit 1)
Fellowship Luncheon – $35.00 (Limit 1)
Pilgrim Luncheon – $35.00 (Limit 1)
Ritualists Dinner & Program – $40/ticket
Moose Fun Night* – $20/ticket
Academy of Friendship Breakfast – $30.00 (Limit 1)
Academy of Friendship Matriculant Fee^ – $25.00 (Limit 1)
Star Recorder Breakfast – $30.00 (Limit 1)
Star Recorder Matriculant Fee^ – $25.00 (Limit 1)
College of Regents Luncheon – $35.00 (Limit 1)
College of Regents Matriculant Fee^ – $25.00 (Limit 1)
Ritualists Dinner & Program – $40.00/ticket
Moose Fun Night* – $20/ticket
*If you anticipate earning 25 Club status, you will receive complimentary, premiere seating (+guest) for this show. Do not order tickets at this time.
^ Must have call letter.
All pre-registration forms, mailed on or before June 8, 2018 will be confirmed by mail. After June 8, 2018, you must register on-site.
On-site meal ticket price will be:
Breakfast – $45 / Lunch – $50 / Dinner – $60
If you have questions call 630-966-2202.
If you are mailing in your registration form, please send entire form with payment to Convention Registration, 155 S. International Dr., Mooseheart, IL 60539-1173.