Where to Be, What to Do, and What to Wear
At the 60th Annual Alabama District Circle K Convention, join with Circle Kers across from Alabama in Montgomery on February 23 – February 25, 2018.
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. This year, there will be a brand new experience tailored exclusively to Freshman and Sophmore members and a totally revamped Club Officer Training program.
Where to Be
The 2018 District Convention will be held at the DoubleTree Montgomery. The Circle K hotel block rate is $139 per night, and reservations must be made before February 16, 2017 by using the “CKI” group code at DoubleTree.com or by calling 334-245-2320. All convention attendees must stay at the convention hotel within the room block, unless otherwise approved in writing by the Ast. Administrator for Events.
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. Take a look at a few sneak peaks in the prinatable schedule and info below.
Are you a Freshman or Sophomore? There will be a brand new experience tailored exclusively for you: CKI Boot Camp!
Are you a Club Officer for 2018- 2019? There’s a totally revamped Club Officer Training program to make sure you are prepared!
Give back to the community by volunteering around the Montgomery area! Saturday morning of convention will consist of various service projects around the city. You will be divided into a service group Friday night and assigned a project. Some of the service projects that convention attendees participated in last year were helping register participants at the Multiple Sclerosis walk, sorting items at Temporary Emergency Services, and tidying up the facilities at Therapeutic Riding of Tuscaloosa. Stay tuned for more information regarding this year’s service projects.
2018-2019 Club Presidents, Vice-Presidents, Secretaries, and Treasurers all play an important role in this year’s District Convention. With Training Sessions on Saturday morning to prepare you to better serve your club, campus, and community, District Convention is the place to be for newly elected club officers. An all new training program will debut at this Convention to make this training even more relevant to modern CKI officers.
What to Wear
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
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 projects and the Jean Dean RIF Lunch
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 morning for Officer training. Saturday afternoon for Division Caucusing, Service Session, and Leadership and Fellowship Session. Sunday morning for the Farewell Brunch.
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 for Division Caucusing.
Tie and jacket are strongly encourage for all males.