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Convention questions

Discussion in 'Regional Topics & Requests' started by jsheffield, Jul 4, 2019.

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  1. jsheffield

    jsheffield Well-Known Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    I live in New Hampshire and would love to go to a reptile-centric convention this fall or winter... are there any in the northeast or mind-atlantic states that people know of and can recommend?

    Thanks,

    Jamie
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    Thanks!

    I can't make it this weekend, but they've got another date in October that I'm going to attend.

    Jamie
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    Tom The Dog Trainer 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    Come to the TTPG meeting in Phoenix in November. Its worth he trip.
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    What dose it cost to attend?
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    I don't remember, but its not much. Something like $80 or $100, but that includes a nice lunch on Friday, a field trip on Wednesday, and bagels, muffins and coffee on Thursday and Friday morning. Plus ice water all day too.

    The prices should be on the TTPG website. If you are planning on going, PM me and I'll give you the name of a great hotel nearby. Safe, free breakfast, and very close to the venue for about a third of the price.

    Scroll down and click on the "Download Registration" button. http://ttpg.org/conferences.php
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    November I may go, I always wanted to go!
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    You don’t get them in the UK unfortunately:(
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    Set 1 up, if you hold it , they will.attend
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    Maybe in the future, I don’t know how to start one up.
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    Our conference here has international guests every year. You are welcome. I'll save you a seat.
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    I might take you up on that offer someday Tom:)
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    Anyone know the registration cut off for ttpg?
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    You can register right up until the day of the conference. However the field trip can sell out so it is best to register early. You don’t want to miss the field trip and dinner on Wednesday!!
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    if NYC is not too far away, every year the New York turtle and tortoise society has an annual seminar, and an annual show, as well as monthly meeting fall through spring. Great group of people.

    On some kind of rotating basis there is a semi regular annual meeting of people who study diamond back terrapins. Sometimes south, but also north east coast.
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    Most years I register at the front desk on the first day of the conference.

    This year, I already sent in my registration. This will be the tenth annual TPG conference. I hope we are doing something special.
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