2018 National Convention March 1-3, 2018
Evangel University, Springfield, MO

Evangel Campus Photo

TENTATIVE Convention Schedule Overview        

Thursday - March 1 

5:00-7:00 p.m.: Registration – Zimmerman Hall Lobby
6:00-10:00 p.m.: Dinner (Students - included with Registration)/ Student Social activities – Lighthouse Lane Bowling Alley
7:00-10:30 p.m. - Executive Council dinner & meeting – TBD

Friday - March 2

8:00 - 8:30 AM Registration and Poster Set-up - Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS) Great Hall (Lobby)
8:30 - 9:00 AM Welcome, President Opening Meeting - AGTS Seymour Chapel
9:00 - 10:00 AM Oral Presentations - AGTS Seymour Chapel
10:00 - 10:40 AM Poster Presentations/ Donuts and Coffee - AGTS Great Hall (Lobby)
10:40 - 11:40 Oral Presentations - AGTS Seymour Chapel
12:00 - 5:00 PM Field Trips

6:30 - 7:30 PM Banquet – Evangel Cafeteria
7:30 - 8:00 PM Mr. TBA, Keynote Speaker
8:00 - 8:30 Awards Presentations
8:30 - 9:00 PM Committee Meetings

Saturday - March 3

8:00 - 8:15 AM Poster Setup  – AGTS Great Hall
8:20 - 9:20 AM Oral Presentations – AGTS Seymour Chapel
9:20 - 9:40 AM Break
9:40 - 10:40 AM Poster Session Donuts and Coffee - AGTS Great Hall
10:40 - 12:00 PM Closing Meeting
12:00  - 12:15 PM Chapter Photo Session

For Presenters

For Chapters Attending

Option 1: Downtown/Art museum (Cost varies based on activities selected)
History Museum on the Square (Admission: Adults - $5),  Springfield Art Museum, Admission: FREE, Coffee/Donuts shops – The Mud House, Hurts Donuts both of which are famous in Springfield and located downtown.

Option 2: Hiking at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center (FREE)
Small indoor conservation museum and 3 miles of walking/hiking trails.  

Option 3: Fantastic Caverns ($17.50)
Cave that you can tour by ride, takes approximately an hour.  Group rate for 20 people or more is $17.50.  Cost is $24.00 without this group rate. 

Option 4:  Dickerson Park Zoo  ($6.00)
Springfield Zoo, 15 or more people has a group rate of $6 adult, $12.00 per person without the group rate.

Options 5: Wonders of Wildlife Aquarium and Museum
Newly renovated and opened Aquarium and Museum attached to Bass Pro Shop.  Group rate of $35 with 10th ticket free.  Plan on at least 3-4 hours! 

Option 6: Wilson's Creek Battlefield
Civil War battlefield site – Visitor center, walking trials.  $15.00 per vehicle. 


Natasha DeVore, devoren@evangel.edu
417-865-2815, ext 8344

Evangel University
1111 N Glenstone Ave
Springfield, MO 65802

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 Recommended Lodging 

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Travel Subsidies and Grants

Enables participation by chapters that have not been able to attend for the last three years.

Request for Grant Support to Attend National Meeting


Mileage subsidy for ALL attending chapters

Founder's Cup Award

 Founder's Cup Photo


Has your Chapter been "most" active? Submit your application to achieve the Founder's Cup Award for Most Active Chapter. Online Application Form


Do you have a member worth celebrating? Honor them with a Chapter Honor Award. Bring your typed award nomination to the National Convention. Online Nomination Form

Hotels and Lodging 

Hotels and Accommodations







Campus Map and Directions

Campus Map & Parking

Printable Campus Map

Past Conventions 

How to Host a National Convention
Roles and Planning for the Convention Host Chapter
National Convention Schedule Template