Schedule

Where to Be, What to Do, and What to Wear

At the 62nd Annual Alabama District Circle K Convention, join with Circle Kers across from Alabama in Huntsville from February 28 – March 1, 2020.

More than just a celebration, District Convention is the premier event of the Circle K Year with outstanding speakers, development sessions, countless ideas to expand your service, a district dance, plus tons of awards to recognize your CKI Club and your own outstanding dedication & talent. From New Members ready to jump in & lead, to newly elected officers preparing for a year of service & leadership, through seasoned leaders celebrating a college experience filled with service, District Convention has something for everybody.

 

Where to Be

The 2019 District Convention will be held at the Huntsville Marriott at the Space & Rocket Center. Hotel reservations are included in convention registration this year.

What to Do

District Convention is a weekend packed with activities that will keep everyone on their feet. From mingling with other convention attendees to helping decide who will lead the district next year, there are plenty of events to look forward to.

Schedule
Friday

5:00 – 7:30 PM Registration

7:30 – 9:00 PM Opening Session

9:00 – 9:30 PM Candidates Meeting

9:00 – until Meet and Greet

Saturday

7:30 – 8:00 AM Grab & Go Breakfast

8:00 – 11:00 AM Service Project

12:00 – 1:00 PM RIF Luncheon

1:00 – 1:50 PM Workshops Round 1

1:50 – 2:40 PM Workshops Round 2

2:40 – 3:30 PM Workshops Round 3

3:30 – 4:20 PM Workshops Round 4

1:00 – 4:30 PM Club Officer Training

4:30 – 5:00 PM Break *Refreshments provided

5:00 – 6:30 PM Division Caucuses

7:30 – 9:30 PM Celebration Banquet

9:30 – 10:30 PM House of Delegates

Sunday

8:30 – 9:00 AM Yoga Workshop

9:00 – 9:30 AM Division Council Meetings

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Farewell Brunch

12:30 – 1:00 PM District Board Transition Board Meeting

Friday night after the Opening Session will be a Meet and Greet. Fellowship with Circle K’ers across the state, and make friendships that will last a lifetime.

This year, convention attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of in-house service projects during the Friday night meet and greet.

Give back to the community by volunteering in the Huntsville area! Saturday morning of convention is dedicated to giving back to the host city. The service site for this year will be announced in February.

Club presidents, vice presidents, secretaries, and treasurers will receive training the Saturday afternoon of convention. Join the District Board as they show you how to lead your club into a successful year of service, leadership, and fellowship.

Meet 1st Lt. Tara Sweeney (USAF, Retired)!

Tara Sweeney leads a technology test and evaluation company, focused on operations in austere and hazardous environments for national defense, homeland security and intelligence community projects. She has significant experience with technological development and operational security programs for public and private organizations. Tara served as a United States Air Force Special Operations Command Officer. She has pursued military and civilian aviation, including as a glider and single-engine aircraft pilot, a helicopter maintenance officer, and as a parabolic flight coach and flight attendant. Tara has accumulated approximately five hours in microgravity while conducting research experiments and training participants how to experience reduced gravity. She enjoys public speaking, inspiring children and adults to see the wonder of space exploration and the importance of the STEM fields that make it possible. Tara holds degrees from the United States Air Force Academy, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Regis University.

What to Wear

Club Casual

What this includes: Wear your club t-shirt or any other Circle K apparel with casual pants, such as nice jeans or modest shorts.

What this does not include: Please refrain from wearing pajamas, jeans with holes, leggings, and other overly casual items.

When to wear this: Friday night for the Opening Session and Meet and Greet Reception

Service Attire

What this includes: Comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty with closed toe shoes.

What this does not include: Please refrain from wearing clothes that you do not want to get dirty, clothes that are confining, and open toe shoes.

When to wear this: Saturday morning for the service project

Business casual

What this includes: Slacks, collared shirt and appropriate shoes for males and slacks, skirt/skort, blouse/collared shirt and appropriate shoes for females. 

What this does not include: Please refrain from wearing jeans, shorts, t-shirts, and flip flops.

When to wear this: Saturday afternoon for lunch, division caucuses, sessions, and workshops. Sunday morning for the Farewell Brunch.

 

Business Professional

What this includes: Dress shirt, slacks, necktie, sport or suit coat and appropriate shoes for males and dress or suit, skirt or slacks, blouse and appropriate shoes for females. 

What this does not include: Please refrain from wearing jeans, shorts, flip flops, and t-shirts.

When to wear this: Saturday night for the Celebration Dinner and House of Delegates. Candidates should wear Business Professional throughout the day on Saturday (excluding the service project).

Tie and jacket are strongly encourage for all males.