2013 SASS Convention & Wild West Christmas


ConventionLogo-Conv13-200After months of site visits, negotiations, and preliminary plans, SASS is proud to announce that the 11th installment of the SASS Convention and Wild West Christmas will take place December 4-8, 2013 in Branson, Missouri.

The 2013 SASS Convention will boast a brand new and exciting format, in a great new location! SASS has negotiated a “run of the house” agreement with the beautiful Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center.

The Chateau on the Lake is a AAA Four Diamond Branson resort & spa that offers everything one would expect from a five-star resort- including a stunning lakefront location; luxuriously appointed accommodations; comprehensive amenities; choice of dining options; and expansive event spate- perfect for the SASS Convention! All this at an affordable price that provides a great value for your dollar. And what truly sets the Chateau apart is their expert staff, all being committed to providing each and every guest with an extraordinary level of service that is at once accommodating and professional yet warm, welcoming, and genuine.

The hotel features 301 beautifully appointed guest rooms and 57 spacious hotel suites with a focus on supreme comfort, absolute elegance, and unabashed luxury. Rooms ath the Chateau are limited, so get your reservations in early to enjoy staying at the Chateau- THE site of the SASS Convention! Lets fill the place to overflowing with Cowboys and Cowgirls- we have the whole resort to ourselves!


In addition to the accommodations at the Chateau, Branson offers a myriad of other accommodation options for overflow- to include everything from rustic cabins, nearby condo rentals, as well as a wide variety of campgrounds for RV’s.

The re-invention of the SASS Convention is still underway as we work toward providing attendees with a once in a lifetime experience. The vital elements of the SASS Convention will remain the same, however- including the annual Territorial Governors Summit, important annual meetings to ensure our members voices are heard and represented on important issues. Important and historic ceremonies also occur at the SASS Convention; including the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and the Wooly Awards.

The 11th SASS Convention will also offer the return of the Indoor Wax Cowboy Action Championship- right on site at the Chateau on the Lake! We provide the guns and ammunition, so this one is an easy add to round out your Convention experience.

Attendees will enjoy a new and improved line up of first class seminars, speakers, and presentations; a limited and exclusive presentation of exhibitors like this one for fleck water softener, fantastic social functions, and entertainment galore. The Chateau on the Lake and all of its amenities will be transformed into SASS Convention & Wild West Christmas Headquarters- all for you!

In addition to great new seminars and fantastic exhibitors, a new and exciting entertainment lineup will be offered as well. A few highlights of the entertainment schedule include the triumphant return of the Convention’s traditional Cowboy Pajama Party as well as the first ever Cowboy Pool party on Thursday night. We’ll even have exclusive use of the movie theatre at the Chateau for enjoying a Western movie.

A special Friday evening treat is included in every attendees Conventioneer registration, the SASS Convention exclusive full ship charter of the Showboat Branson Belle- something you dont want to miss! In full regalia, attendees will enjoy this unique experience- a fantastic lake cruise aboard the magnificent Showboat Branson Belle. Stroll the three decks, and enjoy panoramic views of the lush Ozark Mountains across the turquoise waters of Table Rock Lake. During the 2-hour lake cruise, you will experience fabulous dining and the best in Branson entertainment.

The Grand finale of the SASS Convention, and the SASS Social event of the year returns on Saturday night with the Yesteryear Ball & Banquet which will be held at the Chateau on the Lake in their gorgeously appointed Grand Ball Room. A formal Ball, the finest entertainment, and a fantastic dinner is being planned that will knock your socks off- and we left the airline chicken behind!

Whether its the Victorian Tea, the indoor shooting competition, the pajama and pool party, the Showboat Branson Belle, or the finest seminars and speakers, the SASS Convention in Branson, Missouri will serve up an experience you dont want to miss. 2013 will take the SASS Convention to a new location- so experience Branson and the SASS Convention in 2013!

Registration opens March 1, 2013.


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