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. Convention attendees will be able to reserve rooms at the Gaylord Texan at the special ABCA rate beginning on Sept. 1!

Additional information regarding surrounding Official ABCA Convention hotels will be released as needed throughout the fall.

All links and information for booking will be available here on Sept. 1. Registration for the 75th annual ABCA Convention will also open on Sept. 1.

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.

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.



ENTERPRISE


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



NATIONAL


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