CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

  • CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

    Thursday

    Opening Ceremony
    9.00am - 10.15am

    IACP Founders Luncheon
    12.00pm - 1.30pm
    (IACP Photo Contest)

    Tim Shriver
    50th Anniversary Address
    1.30pm - 3.00pm

    T Shirt Exchange
    5.00pm - 6.00pm

    Nevada Host Night
    7.00pm - 10.00pm

    Friday

    General Session
    8.15am - 9.15am
    (Executive Council Athlete Award / Guardian Award / In Remembrance Tribute)

    Honors Luncheon
    12.30pm - 2.30pm
    (John Carion Award/ Program Awards)

    Live & Silent Auction
    4.30pm - 7.00pm

    Saturday

    Torch Run
    ®
    7.00am - 8.15am

    General Session
    9.00am - 10.00am

    Unified Sports® - Indoor Bocce
    Slot Tournament - SONV Fundraiser
    11.30am - 3.30pm

    Hall of Fame Banquet
    6.30pm - 9.30pm
    (Hall of Fame Award)

  • IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES

    Important Due Dates / Mark your Calendar

    We strongly urge you to mark your calendar with the below important due dates. Observation of all due dates will be the responsibility of the LETR Programs as no additional reminder notices or documentation will be sent to the Programs.

    April 2018

    Monday, April 30, 2018

    Nominations for Executive Council Athlete Award, John Carion "Unsung Hero" Award and LETR Richard LaMunyon Hall of Fame open.

    Nominations close at 5.00pm EDT on Friday, June 29, 2018

    Monday, April 30, 2018

    LETR International Conference Registration opens

    Early-bird Registrations close at 5.00pm EDT on Friday, June 29, 2018
    All Registrations close at 5.00pm EDT on Friday, September 28, 2018

    Monday, April 30, 2018

    The IACP Photo Contest opens to all LETR Programs

    Submissions can only be made through the on-line portal accessible through the button shown below

    Submissions close at 5.00pm EDT on Friday, June 29, 2018

    June 2018

    Friday, June 29, 2018

    Award Nominations and supporting materials for Executive Council Athlete Award, John Carion "Unsung Hero" Award and LETR Richard LaMunyon Hall of Fame Awards close at 5.00pm EDT today.

    Friday, June 29, 2018

    LETR International Conference Early-bird Registrations close at 5.00pm EDT today.

    After 5.00pm the Regular Registration Fee of USD$450 applies.

    All Registrations close at 5.00pm EDT on Friday, September 28, 2018

    Friday, June 29, 2018

    The IACP Photo Contest closes at 5.00pm EDT today

    Please do not send the photos to the SOI office as this may delay receipt and preclude the inclusion of your photos in the contest

    August 2018

    Friday, August 24, 2018

    All "In Remembrance Tribute" and "Year in Review" photo submissions are due. Submit the photographs directly to John Pratt (torchrunner@comcast.net)

    Please do not send the photos to the SOI office as this may delay receipt and preclude the inclusion of your photographs in the presentations

    September 2018

    Friday, September 28, 2018

    Conference Registration and Hotel Reservations close at 5.00pm EDT today, after which time the conference rate may not apply, and hotel rooms may not be available.

    Friday, September 28, 2018

    "Guardians of the Flame" Miners Lamp escort submissions are due. Submit information directly to Lisa Carlone (lisac@soct.org).

    Please do not send the photos to the SOI office as this may delay receipt and preclude the inclusion of your photographs in the presentations

    October 2018

    Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    Bally's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino will provide program invoices for reservations received. 100% of program payments are due in full prior to on-site arrival for the conference. Bally's does not offer a direct bill option.

    If paying by check, all check payments must be received by mail at the address shown below. No checks will be accepted on site per their policy.

    Via USPS
    Bally's Las Vegas
    PO Box 96118
    Las Vegas, NV 89193

    Via Fedex
    Bally's Las Vegas
    Attn: Accounting-Bermuda Bldg
    One Harrahs Court
    Las Vegas, NV 89119

    Friday, October 12, 2018

    Conference Registration Check Payment Deadline

    All conference registration check payments must be received by Special Olympics International by 5.00pm EDT today.

    All checks should be made payable to Special Olympics International and mailed to:

    Special Olympics International
    Attention: Trisha Dawson
    Accounts Receivable
    1133 19th Street NW
    Washington DC 20036

    Note: LETR Conference Registration Fees

    October 12 to 26, 2018

    Auction Items and T Shirt Exchange

    Please arrange to have your auction items and T-Shirt Exchange boxes arrive in Las Vegas no sooner than October 12 and no later than October 26. Please follow the shipping instructions (see the Conference Event Fact Sheets Tab on this page). All costs associated with shipping T-Shirts and auction items to and from the conference is the responsibility of the individual and/or LETR program.

    Questions or comments regarding this process should be directed to Victoria Rivers, SOI Manager, LETR (vrivers@specialolympics.org) or Rodney Seurer, Chairman of the ICPC (rseurer@ci.savage.mn.us)

    Cancellation & Substitution Policy

    Cancellation and Substitution Policy

    All cancellations, substitutions and registration modifications will be processed at no additional charge until 5.00pm EDT on Friday, September 28, 2018.

    After this deadline any changes to a conference registration are subject to an additional USD$50 charge per amended registration.

  • CONFERENCE EVENT FACT SHEETS & REGISTRATION FORMS

    T-SHIRT EXCHANGE

    5.00pm - 6.00pm Thursday, November 8
    Jubilee Ballroom, Jubilee Towers


    This experience is one you don't want to miss! Trading your program T-Shirts with Torch Run colleagues from around the world is truly one of the the wildest conference events.

    LIVE & SILENT AUCTION

    4.30pm - 7.00pm Friday, November 9
    Jubilee Ballroom, Jubilee Towers


    Get in on the action! You don’t want to miss this conference event. There is no cost to register or participate. Items to be auctioned include: autographed sports memorabilia, music and movie collectibles, police regalia and many other one-of-a-kind items from the many Torch Run regions. Don’t miss an opportunity to bid on these and other terrific auction items. Registered conference attendees and guests will be automatically entered in the drawing where one lucky winner will receive a Fitbit Surge™ Fitness Super Watch. Programs donating items that sell for over $500 will receive 25% of that item’s final auction price. Don’t miss your chance to win! Our 50/50 Raffle benefiting Special Olympics Nevada gives participating attendees a chance of winning 50% of the total raffle proceeds in a cash prize! This event is still under development so please return to this website for all the details.

    SO NEVADA HOST NIGHT

    7.00pm - 10.00pm Thursday, November 8
    Location to be announced


    We have something incredible planned for registered conference attendees and guests. While this event is still under development we know this will be a night to remember, so please return to this website for all the details

    TORCH RUN

    7.00am - 8.15am Saturday, November 10
    Location to be announced


    Join fellow Torch Runners from around the world for an early morning 5K run down the Las Vegas Strip and take a group photo in front of the landmark Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign. $25 USD per person, includes event specific dry fit T-Shirt. Pre-registration will be offered and available online – to guarantee your shirt size. This event is still under development so please return to this website for all the details.

    UNIFIED SPORTS - INDOOR BOCCE

    11.30am - 3.30pm Saturday, November 10
    Las Vegas Ballroom 1 - 5, 3rd Floor, Jubilee Tower


    We hope you will join us for an incredible unified bocce experience where you’ll be partnered on teams and play with Special Olympics Nevada athletes.

    There is no cost to participate but space will be limited. Sign-ups will be available at conference registration. This event is still under development so please return to this website for all the details.

    SLOT TOURNAMENT

    11.30am - 3.30pm Saturday, November 10
    Location to be announced


    You don't have to be a slot expert to participate in the first ever LETR Conference Slot Tournament sponsored by Caesars Entertainment. Sure to be quite the sight as players franticly hit the spin button as fast as possible to get the maximum amount of spins within the set time frame. A little bit of luck is all you need to win! $25 USD per person. Space is limited. Prizes for the top players. Sign-ups will be available at conference registration. This event is still under development so please return to this website for all the details.

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