Lodging & Travel Information

The 2019 ABCA Convention will be held at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas from Jan. 3-6, 2019. This is the seventh time that the ABCA Convention will be held in Dallas, however, it's the first time that the event will be held at the Gaylord Texan. All ABCA events including the clinics, ABCA Trade Show, Expo Theater, Youth Coaches Session, Hall of Fame Banquet and Divisional Coaches Meetings will take place at the Gaylord Texan.

Lodging

The headquarter hotel for the 75th annual ABCA Convention is the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center. All ABCA events including the clinics, ABCA Trade Show, Expo Theater, Youth Coaches Session, Hall of Fame Banquet and Divisional Coaches Meetings will take place at the Gaylord Texan.

Other Official Hotels of the 2019 ABCA Convention include: Great Wolf Lodge, Hilton DFW Lakes, Embassy Suites Outdoor World, Marriott Courtyard/Town Place and Residence Inn. Additional hotels will be released throughout the fall as needed.

Gaylord TexanGaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center


ABCA Group Rate: $124/night

Book Reservations or call
 (877) 491-5138
 
Group Code: 
ABCC

Address:
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, TX 76051

Great Wolf Lodge

Great Wolf LodgeThe Great Wolf Lodge offers convenient access to all events for the 2019 ABCA Convention. This property is great for coaches bringing their family as the hotel features an 80,000 sq. ft. indoor water park, arcade and more! The hotel is in close proximity to the Gaylord Texan, where all ABCA functions will be held and will have a shuttle running to and from the Gaylord Texan during the convention.

ABCA Group Rate: $115/night

Book Reservations or call (800) 791-9653

Group Name: ABCA 2019
Offer Code: 
ABCA2019

Address:
100 Great Wolf Lodge Drive
Grapevine, TX 76051

Hilton DFW Lakes

Hilton DFW LakesThe Hilton DFW Lakes offers convenient access to all events for the 2019 ABCA Convention. The hotel is in close proximity to the Gaylord Texan, where all ABCA functions will be held and will have a shuttle running to and from the Gaylord Texan during the convention.



ABCA Group Rate: $129/night

Book Reservations or call (800) 984-1344

Group Name: American Baseball Coaches Association
Group Code: 
4BB

Address:
1800 Highway 26E
Grapevine, TX 76051

Embassy Suites by Hilton

Embassy SuitesThe Embassy Suites by Hilton offers convenient access to all events for the 2019 ABCA Convention. The hotel is in close proximity to the Gaylord Texan, where all ABCA functions will be held and will have a shuttle running to and from the Gaylord Texan during the convention.



ABCA Group Rate: $115/night (K) or $129/night (2 Q)

Book Reservations or call (972) 724-5143

Group Code: ABC

 
Address:
2401 Bass Pro Drive
Grapevine, TX 76051

Courtyard & TownePlace Suites by Marriott

Embassy SuitesThe Courtyard & TownePlace Suites by Marriott is a combo property that offers convenient access to all events for the 2019 ABCA Convention. The hotel is in close proximity to the Gaylord Texan, where all ABCA functions will be held and will have a shuttle running to and from the Gaylord Texan during the convention.

ABCA Group Rate: $124/night

Book Reservations at Courtyard or call (817) 251-9095
Book Reservations at TownePlace or call (817) 421-6121

Group Code: ABCABCA (King) or ABCABCB (2 Queen)

Address:
2200 Bass Pro Drive
Grapevine, TX 76051

Residence Inn by Marriott DFW Airport North/Grapevine

Residence InnThe Residence Inn by Marriott offers convenient access to all events for the 2019 ABCA Convention. The hotel is in close proximity to the Gaylord Texan, where all ABCA functions will be held and will have a shuttle running to and from the Gaylord Texan during the convention.

ABCA Group Rate: $129/night

Call: (792) 539-8989

Group Name: American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)
Group Code: 
ABCR

Address:
2020 TX-26
Grapevine, TX 76051

Air Transportation

The Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport, which is the fourth largest airport in the world, offers the most convenient access to the Gaylord Texan. Located just 7 miles from the hotel, DFW serves as the largest hub for American Airlines and offers nonstop service from more than 200 cities and more than 50 international destinations. 

The Dallas Love Field (DAL) Airport is located approximately 20 miles from the Gaylord Texan and offers several flights on Delta and Southwest Airlines from major U.S. cities.

American Airlines, Delta Airlines and Southwest Airlines are offering discounted flights to the 2019 ABCA Convention. Attendees can use the promotion codes below to redeem when booking on these airlines.

Hilton DFW LakesThe ABCA has also partnered with CheapAirportParking.org to offer attendees up to 20% off of parking at major US airports. Attendees must reserve their airport parking at one of the available lots in advance. Each off-site lot will have a complimentary shuttle to the airport. Get your parking discount by visiting CheapAirportParking.org and enter promo code ABCA.

AMERICAN AIRLINES
Promotion Code:
91D8BD
Reservations and Ticketing Link: www.aa.com
For assistance with reservations and ticket purchase, contact the American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at (800) 433-1790.

DELTA AIRLINES
Meeting Event Code:
 NMSF9
Reservations and Ticketing Link: www.delta.com
Reservations may also be made by calling the Delta Meeting Network® at (800) 328-1111 (Refer to Meeting Event Code NMSF9).

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES
Corporate ID Code:
 99328224
Reservations and Ticketing Link: www.swabiz.com
Visit swabiz.com, click "Flights" in the top left corner then enter the corporate ID code.

Ground Transportation

Taxis are available from both DFW and DAL airports to the Gaylord Texan. Additionally, both Uber & Lyft operate within the Dallas/Ft. Worth/Grapevine area. For attendees wishing to rent a vehicle, please be sure to take advantage of the ABCA Member Discount Program, which includes the rental car companies listed below.

Once on-site, attendees can utilize taxis, Uber or Lyft to visit local Grapevine restaurants, shopping and attractions. The City of Grapevine also offers rides via the Grapevine Visitors Shuttle. Day passes for the Grapevine Visitors Shuttle are $5 for an individual or $10 for families (up to 2 adults and their children up to age 18). Exact cash fare is required and passes can be purchased at the hotel or on board the shuttles.

All Official ABCA Convention Hotels outside of the Gaylord Texan will have a shuttle service running throughout the convention to take attendees to and from convention hotels to the Gaylord Texan.



NATIONAL


Discount: Rates as low as $37/day, which includes the Full Damage Waiver (no deductible)
View ABCA member discount code



ENTERPRISE


Discount: Rates as low as $37/day, which includes the Full Damage Waiver (no deductible)
View ABCA member discount code