Welcome members and guests to the 88th Annual NGALA Conference Information Page 

Conference Fees  Registration on Home Page after Raffle Drawing Results

Early Bird:  $50.00 (expires 15 FEB 2018) 

Standard:  $60.00

At Event:  $70.00

All Spouses:  $50.00

Hotel Registration Information  

Booking Procedures:  For Reservations call directly to Hotel at 1-800-955-6962 (Recommended) or visit the website.  

If reserving by phone, ensure you inform the hotel you are with LANG.  If reserving by internet,  you must select “more options” when you select the dates you wish to stay, then you must select “Add Special Rate Codes”, then type NGA in the offer code blank.  If you have any difficulty, please call the hotel. 

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 (0830-1300) 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 brian.m.stevens1.mil@mail.mil 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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