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Date: 2/9/2024
Subject: FWSA Convention Registration
From: Fran Long


Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, Nevada

"Altitude with Attitude"

Welcome FWSA Club Presidents and Convention Delegates

Attached you will find the registration materials for the Far West Ski Association’s Convention, Thursday through Sunday, June 6-9, 2024 at the Alantis Casino Resort Spa, in Reno, Nevada.

May 10 is the deadline for early registration of $185. The price will go up to $195 on May 11. We will only have TWO prices this year. May 10 is the deadline for submission of ALL event fees. These include: Thursday’s Tahoe Adventure, and Pub Crawl; Friday’s 17th Annual Michael German Memorial Golf Tournament and National Auto Museum Tour. We will, of course, have our annual FREE Pool Party, at the Atlantis Pool in the afternoon from 4:00 pm to 5:00pm, followed by the Club Happy Hour from 5:30 to 6:30, before the evening events. Please submit all forms and payments to: FWSA Registrar, c/o Fran Long, 1729 Ponderosa Ln, Paso Robles, CA 93346….or sign up online through

Economic Relief Program:
Again, this year, FWSA offers an "economic relief" program to provide a ski club the opportunity to send more delegates to the Convention. For every six (6) delegates that have paid the full registration package by the registration deadline of May 10, the club will receive a rebate of one (1) paid registration after the Convention (limit of one rebate per club).

Make Your Hotel Reservations NOW!: Lodging at our group rate (double occupancy) is available at The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Per our contract, there will be a $17.50 per day Resort fee, but we will have FREE IN-ROOM WI-FI, & PARKING. Refer to the enclosed flyer for the FWSA contracted room rates for our group. The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is located at 3800 S. Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada, 89502. Make your reservations by calling 800-723-6500, and give them our Group Name: Far West Ski Association. You can also book your room reservations on-line at our special FWSA site: 

Make your room reservations before May 13, as that will be that date that the room block is released. Once our room block is released, The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa will endeavor to take reservations for rooms after the cut-off date, but this will be subject to availability. Room reservations are welcome at the Convention rate of $119 for June 5-6 (+ June 9); and $179 from June 7-8, 2024.

Transportation Information: Flights should be booked in and out of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport located just 15 minutes from the hotel. Transportation to/from the resort is available by the Atlantis shuttle service.

Theme – Altitude with Attitude: This year’s Convention theme is Altitude with Attitude, and features the Thursday evening Pub Crawl, at the Reno Public Market, and Friday evening Trade Show & Silent Auction in the Grand Ballroom. The Saturday Awards Banquet, will be Black-tie optional attire.

Contact Information:

Debbi Kor, FWSA Convention Chairperson: or 503-314-7078

Jo Simpson, Sierra Council Coordinator: or 775-722-6468

Paul Vlasveld, Bay Area Council Coordinator:  or 408-314-4649

Fran Long, Convention Registrar:  or 805-712-5781

If you have questions, please direct them to the appropriate person above. Welcome to the 89th Annual FWSA Convention.

Debbi Kor, Jo Simpson, Paul Vlasveld, Fran Long
Delegate Welcome Letter
2024 FWSA Convention Flyer
2024 FWSA Convention Delegate Registration
2024 FWSA Convention Credentials Form
2024 FWSA Convention Optional Activities
Delegate Registration Instructions