Spring Gathering of the Faithful - Texas

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Spring Gathering of the Faithful! May 7 – 10, 2020

This coming Spring Gathering of the Faithful will be held in Killeen, TX at the Shilo Inn Suites Hotel, 3701 South W.S. Young Dr., Killeen, 76542.

Registration is now open at the Shilo Inn:  254-699-0999. Request your reservation under the “Texas MG Register.” Room rates are $95 per night. We have blocked 70 rooms, 35 double queen and 35 king rooms.  We have this block until April 7.

This hotel is the perfect facility for hosting a GOF for the TMGR.  It has a roomy lobby and coffee bar. It has a restaurant that serves breakfast and dinner. A full bar and a cigar lounge. The Saturday awards/dinner will be held in one of their banquet rooms. This hotel has an amazing amount of room for parking, especially trailer parking.

May 7 – 10, 2020

You can download a registration form here. Online registration should open this week!

Thursday Schedule of Events

2:00 - 4:00pm Registration Registration Room (check with front desk for location)
4:00 - 6:00pm Registration (moving location) Meet and Greet Reception Area
4:00 - 6:00pm Hosted Meet & Greet Reception Hotel Bar/Restaurant. TMGR name tag required
6:30pm - ? Dinner on your own Meet others in the hotel lobby
9:30 - 11:00pm Registration TMGR Registration room
After Dinner Parking Lot Gathering Parking lot

Friday Schedule of Events

7:00 - 9:30am Breakfast Hotel Restaurant
Don't forget your breakfast tickets
7:30 Birding Excursion Meet in the hotel lobby. We'll take cars to a birding location with a local birding expert. More details coming soon.
9:00 - 11:15am Registration TMGR Registration Room
11:30am Depart for scenic tour to The Gin in Belton for lunch. Meet in hotel parking lot. Caravan will be led by Eric and Debbie Olson. They will provide a scenic tour map.
The Gin is located at 219 S. East St., Belton, TX
Anytime Shop and tour Killeen and surrounding area. See your registration packet for details
4:00 - 5:30pm Registration TMGR Registration room
6:30pm Hosted DJ and Pizza Party Parking lot in the TMGR tent. Don't forget your nametag.
Later in the evening Parking lot gathering Parking lot

Saturday Schedule of Events

7:00 - 9:30am Breakfast Hotel Restaurant
Don't forget your breakfast tickets
8:00 - 9:30am Registration TMGR Registration Room
Crack o' Dawn - 9:30am Last minute clean and polish your LBCs  
9:15am Line up for drive to the car show at the Convention Center (which is next door to the hotel) Starting point is hotel parking lot. Caravan organized by Wayne Kube and Danny Allen.
9:30am Depart to Car Show at Convention Center  
10:00 - 11:30am Car show and judging Convention Center
12 noon BBQ Lunch Hotel TMGR Tent. Don't forget your lunch tickets
1:00pm Hound and Hare Road Rally Meet at 1pm for instructions. Rally starts at 1:30. 1st, 2nd and Runner-up Awards. Meet at the TMGR tent. Organized by Heather and Russell.
Anytime Shop and tour Killeen and surrounding area. See your registration packet for details.
4:30pm TMGR General Membership Meeting Everyone is invited. Come learn about YOUR club. (TMGR meeting room at the hotel)
6:00pm Banquet Dinner Social 'Hour' Fort Hood banquet room at the hotel
6:30pm Group Photo - Blue Blazers and Hats Fort Hood banquet room at the hotel
7:00pm Banquet Dinner, Awards and Auction Please check seating chart for your table.
Don't forget your dinner ticket.
Later in the Evening Parking Lot Gathering Parking Lot

Sunday: Depart for home. Remember, Safety Fast!