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Far West 87th Annual Snowsports Convention
June 13–16, 2019

Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
44-600 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells, CA 92210 760-776-1234www.hyatt.com

Welcome Snowsports Industry

On behalf of Far West Ski Association, we would like to invite your company to participate in our 87th Annual FWSA Convention, June 13 – 16, 2019, Indian Wells, CA, hosted by Orange Council.

Convention activities include our 34rd Annual Silent Auction & Trade Show, 17th Annual Travel Expo, optional events, awards banquet, and sponsorship opportunities. For a complete list of convention events please download the Schedule of Events.

Silent Auction & Snowsports Show

Friday Night, June 14, 2019, 6:30 - 10:30 PM

To reserve booth space for the Silent Auction and participation in the Travel Expo, your company will donate a package(s) to be auctioned off at our Silent Auction. Packages may be a single donation, or not more than three (3) individual packages, totaling $1,600 in value.

A portion of the proceeds from Silent Auction will benefit the US Adaptive Recreation Center (USARC).

As a participant in the Silent Auction & Travel Expo, your company will receive two (2) complimentary registration packets, which includes the Saturday continental breakfast, luncheon, and social events.

Industry participants receive publicity through the FWSA website and publications, council and ski club newsletters. You can register, pay online, and upload all forms and certificates beginning March 20th. You’ll receive an email with the link and instructions 3-5 day before then. 

To  participate  in this year’s programs, please complete the enclosed Donation Form and return with your donation certificates by April 15, 2019. An early response will result in more extensive publicity through our publications, promo- tions and direct contact with all our clubs and councils.

On-line Registration

Click to view on-line instructions.

Industry Materials

Download the complete Industry Convention materials here
[1.8 MB]


The individual files below.

Shipping Information

Ship to—
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa
44-600 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells, CA 92210

Industry Partner Return Address Far West Ski Association
Debbi Kor, Convention Chair
Hyatt Regency Convention Center

Industry Partner Name
Date of Arrival
# of packages (box 1 of 2, etc.)


  • Online or call 1-760-776 -1234
  • Group Name—
    Far West Ski Association
  • Room Rates per night plus tax, single or double occupancy— $139 per night
  • Room Registration Deadline May 17, 2019
  • more...


Air transportation is via Palm Springs (30 minutes), or Ontario (1.5 hours) or Los Angeles LAX (2.5 hours). Transportation to/from the resort is available by car rental or shuttle.

Registration Information

Jeannine Davis
Silent Auction Chair
415-328-2333 [c]

Fran Long
Travel Expo Chairperson
805-712-5781 [c]

Debbi Kor
FWSA VP of Marketing

Travel Expo

Saturday, June 15, 2019, 8:30 - 10:25 AM

The Travel Expo provides an opportunity for industry to meet Convention delegates in person, in a pre-scheduled format.  Appointments  will  be scheduled on Friday night during the Silent Auction and early Saturday morning before the Travel Expo. Convention delegates are the leaders and decision-makers of their ski clubs who gather information to plan their future ski trips and adventure travel.

Sponsorship Opportunities

NEW Sponsorship Opportunities are available for Convention activities and events.

Optional Activities

There's fun

Optional Activities on tap this year beginning with

Thursday features

Friday highlights include

Sign up for convention and optional activities using the Industry Registration Form no later than May 7, 2018.

Online Registration is available beginning March 8, 2019.
May 6, 2019 is the deadline for early bird registration.
Book your lodging by May 17, 2019 to secure your room.
We look forward to seeing you in Indian Wells, CA, June 13–16, 2019.


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