NGALA Members,

NOTICE: 88th Annual Conference of the National Guard Association of Louisiana


The National Guard Association of Louisiana will host our Annual State Conference on 20-21 APRIL 2018 in Downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Registration is now open!

Events will be held at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capital Center, 201 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70801, and the Raising Cane;s River Center, 275 S River Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70802. 

Events this year will include:

       1.  Friday Night Social: “Mardi Gras” Theme (Music, Food, and Drinks provided). Come dressed in your favorite Mardi Gras Costume we will be handing out awards for best costume.

       2.  Spouses event at the Lyceum Ballroom (Blue Dog Painting Workshop and Outdoor Cooking Show

       3.  Annual Business Session         

       4.  Childcare Available for Friday and Saturday (registration required with limited availability)

Registration for the Annual Conference is regularly priced at $70.00 per member at the door, $60.00 for pre-registration, and $50.00 for spouses.  Special Guests, Senior NCOs, and Enlisted members of the LANG are invited to attend the Conference at a reduced rate of only $30.00

Early Bird registration at the reduced rate of $50.00 is now available until 31 JAN 2018.  Take advantage of this discount now and reserve your slot to attend our Annual Conference! 

Details can be found by visiting our Association homepage at or downloading the free NGALA Mobile App which is fast and easy.

Be sure to renew your NGALA and NGAUS memberships for 2017 and then register for the 2018 - 88th Annual Conference.     

Don’t delay, register today!


COL Kenneth Donnelly

Chairman, National Guard Association of Louisiana 


Upcoming Conferences

    • 20 Apr 2018
    • 12:00
    • 21 Apr 2018
    • 14:00
    • Baton Rouge, LA

    Welcome members and guests to the 88th Annual NGALA Conference Registration Site. 

    Conference Fees 
    Early Bird:  $50.00 (expires 31 JAN 2018) 
    Standard:  $60.00
    At Event:  $70.00
    All Spouses:  $50.00
    NCO/Enlisted:  $30.00
    Hotel Registration Information  
    Booking Procedures:  Can Call Reservations Directly at 1-800-955-6962 or Visit the Website. 
    Rate:  $119.00 per night
    Event Code:  NGA
    Event Code:  National Guard Association of Louisiana
    Final Reservation Date:  29 March 2018.  Group rate only good for 20 April.
    Venue Information  

    Date: 20-21 April 2018

    Location:  Baton Rouge, LA


    Hilton Baton Rouge Capital Center  201 Lafayette St. Baton Rouge, LA 70801.  No Self Parking.  Valet Parking 22.00.

    Baton Rouge River Center   275 River Rd S, Baton Rouge, LA 70802.  Parking is available in surrounding garages.  Parking Areas w/Prices.   Event Accessibility and Prohibited Items.


    The Lyceum 124 3rd St. Baton Rouge, LA 70801. 

    Event Timeline:
    20 Apr (Fri) - Team Zydeco Meeting (0900-UTC) Location: Hilton

    20 Apr (Fri) - Registration (1200-2100) Location:  Hilton

    20 Apr (Fri) - Friday Night Social Diagram (1730-2300) Location:  River Center  Shuttle Transportation, Child Care Provided.

    21 Apr (Sat) - Registration (0700-1000) Location: River Center

    21 Apr (Sat) - Business Meeting (0900-1300) Location:  River Center Child Care Provided at Hilton Hotel.

    Business Meeting Agenda

    •  Opening Ceremony\Roll Call 

    •  Outstanding Unit Commander Awards 

    •  NGALA Elections 

    •  TAG State of the Guard 

    •  NGAUS 2018 Update 

    •  Recognize Sponsors 

    •  Swear in Ceremony (New Exec Council) 

    •  Recognize Old Executive Council (Awards) 

    •  Turn-chair over to new Chairman 

    •  Close out Conference 

    21 Apr (Sat) – Spouse Event (0900-1300) Location:  Lyceum Shuttle Transportation Provided

    Spousal Event  Media Release Document

    This year’s spouse event will begin at 0900 at the Lyceum Building located at 124 3rd St, Baton Rouge, LA 70801.  We will begin with painting the famed George Rodrigue “Blue Dog” followed by a cooking demonstration with Marissa Turner of “The Outdoor Cooking Show”.  The event will end at 1300.  Anyone participating in the cooking show must complete the attached media release.  Media releases can be scanned and returned to or printed and mailed to:  MAJ Brian M. Stevens, 5445 Point Clair Rd, Building 34, Carville, LA 70721   

    Spousal Event Agenda

    1.  Painting with Pinot Artist led Blue Dog painting workshop

    2.  Outdoor Cooking Show with Marissa Turner

    Breakfast Buffet and Champagne Brunch

    1.  BBQ Shrimp and Grits; Vegetarian Meal; Seafood Allergy Selection

    2.  Buffet Style Fruit and Snacks with Various Drinks

    Child Care

    20 Apr (Fri) - Child Care Services (1700-2300) Location: Hilton

    21 Apr (Sat) - Child Care Services (0800-1400) Location:  Hilton

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