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113TH ANNUAL

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CONVENTION

JANUARY 12 - 14, 2024

CROWNE PLAZA - SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS

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The 113th Annual IAAF Convention will be January 12-14, 2024.

Make sure to SUBSCRIBE to our Tent Talk Newsletter as more details regarding the exciting and informative events happening during the convention will be coming out in the December issue!

All associates and convention attendees must register and possess an ID badge. Registration is available below.

Check-in will begin on Thursday, January 11, 2024.

Hospitality Rooms & Trade Show open at 3 PM on Friday, January 12, 2024.

Queen Pageant will conclude the convention on Sunday, January 14, 2024.

You will not want to miss the Friday afternoon “Let’s Get Acquainted Experience.” This special event is again being planned for all fair and associate people. It will include education and fun.

SPONSORS

Please take a moment to help us thank our wonderful sponsors!

If your organization is interested in becoming a sponsor, CONTACT US, or download our sponsorship form.

2024 IAAF
REGISTRATION

JANUARY 12-14, 2024
CROWNE PLAZA - SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS

All associates and convention attendees must register and possess an ID badge. This will cost $25 per person. There are two ways to register for the convention (see below). Convention registration does not include yearly membership dues. To pay member dues, please see the membership page of this website. 

For information on hotel rooms, please reach out to Charlyn Fargo Ware at 217-553-1120 or iaafsecretary@gmail.com.

Download and complete the registration form. Mail the form, along with a $25 check (payable to IAAF) to the address below. 

Mail to: 

Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs
71 W. Fairview Ln. 

Springfield, IL  62711

OR

Pay online, via credit card, by completing the Online Registration Form below. 

IAAF CONVENTION REGISTRATION

Registration is $25 per person attending. Badges will be available for pickup at the Convention Check-In. If you have multiple people you are registering for, a form must be completed for each.

Online convention registration does not include annual dues to IAAF. To pay annual dues please click here or visit the Membership page of this website. 

 

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SATURDAY MORNING BREAKFAST

ADVANCE SALE ONLY - REGISTER ABOVE FOR:

This event is designed for associates and fair boards to mingle and honor the Friends of Illinois Fairs. Our keynote speaker will be Larry Berry, from Wizardry Enterprises. Only advance-sale tickets for $20 per person for breakfast on Saturday morning are sold, so order yours now! Register for breakfast on the convention registration form above.

 

Please indicate your ticket needs on the downloadable registration form, or add them to your online registration when registering. See above for details on both. 

BREAKFAST

MISS ILLINOIS
COUNTY FAIR QUEEN

THE 2024 PAGEANT CONCLUDES
SUNDAY, JANUARY 14, 2024.

For more information on the Queen Pageant and contestants, follow our Tent Talk News Blog 

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IAAF SHOWCASE

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 2024

  There will not be a video showcase of acts.

For all parties interested in participating in the Showcase, please see download the showcase application below and follow the instructions on the form.

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BANDS START
AT 7PM FOLLOWED BY A SPECIAL 45 MINUTE SEGMENT BY COUNTRY SINGER MARK WILLS!

2024 SHOWCASE SCHEDULE

7PM - 7:20PM JORDAN ISAKSON
7:25PM - 7:45PM STONE COLD COWBOYS
7:50PM - 8:10PM CINCINNATI CIRCUS
8:15PM - 8:35 PM THE LONGMEYER BAND
8:40PM - 9:00PM ELIZABETH ANN
9:05PM - 9:25PM PATRICK MCGREAL BAND
9:30PM - 10:15PM MARK WILLS

IAAF
TRADE SHOW

JANUARY 12-13, 2024
CROWNE PLAZA - SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS

FRIDAY

3 PM - 6 PM

SATURDAY

11 AM - 4 PM

TRADE SHOW REGISTRATION

Booth registration DOES NOT include Convention Registration. Please see the Convention Registration at the top of this page to register for the convention. 

IAAF 2024 TRADE SHOW REGISTRATION

TRADE SHOW REGISTRATION IS $125 (before 11/1) OR $150 (After 11/1) PER BOOTH. Please complete the form below and then submit it. Once the form is submitted, continue to the 2024 Trade Show Payment form below.

 

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IAAF STATE
TALENT CONTEST

SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 2024

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