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  • The Westin Galleria Houston link opens new tab/window
    5060 West Alabama
    Houston, Texas, USA, 77056
    Tel: +1 713-960-8100

  • CUTOFF date has been delayed until Monday, May 8, 2023.
  • Hoedown rate: $169 USD for 1-4 occupants.
    (sales tax and occupancy tax not included in this rate.)
  • Nights available: May 24 to May 30, 2023
  • To make reservations
    • The preferred reservation method is to register ONLINE:
      • To reserve your room easily online
        • Click here link opens new tab/window
        • or copy and paste into your web browser:

    • By phone:
      • As soon as available, a phone number and group code (in order to get the low hoedown rate) will be posted here:
  • Additional information:
    • Check-in: 3:00 pm
    • Check-out: 12:00 noon
    • A credit card is required to reserve the room, but will not be charged until arrival.
    • Free parking!
    • Cancellation Policy (from the hotel website)
      • Hotel will allow the reservation to be canceled at no charge up to 72 hours (3 days) before scheduled arrival.

According to local folks, there are two major airports in Houston link opens new tab/window. They describe them as "both about the same distance" from our host hotel. Miles and times listed below are from google maps and are likely longer due to traffic.
  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) link opens new tab/window
    26 miles (29 to 34 minutes) from our host hotel
    Estimated taxi fare to the Galleria: $59 (gratuity not included)
    Arro, Lyft, Uber, Green Light, Get Me and Wingz offer ridesharing transportation to and from IAH.
  • William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) link opens new tab/window
    15 to 18 miles (22 to 25 minutes) from our host hotel
    Estimated taxi fare to the Galleria: $65 (gratuity not included)
    Get Me, GreenLight, Lyft, Uber or Wingz offer ridesharing transportation to and from HOU.

Roommate Seeker Are you looking for a roommate? Someone with whom to share room expenses?

Although the IAGLCWDC is unable to offer a roommate finding service for The Houston Hoedown, we can offer you these tips:

  1. One way to find a roommate is to post a message on our Group page on Facebook new tab/window.

  2. If you are a member of an IAGLCWDC member club, you can ask your club delegate to contact the delegates of other clubs regarding your need for a roommate.
More Info
For any additional information, please contact
Jim Chakeres
Jim Chakeres

Convention Director


Silver Sponsorship $1000 USD
Copper Sponsorship — $250 USD

34 Host Sponsors

In random order: Daniel Craigmile ~ Mark Evans ~ Danny Rideout ~ Charlie Monroe ~ Chad Graber New Mexico Dance Fiesta ~ Keith Manning ~ Ingu Yun ~ Jose Martinez ~ Terry Chasteen ~ Drusilla Steele ~ Cross The Line Dancing Houston ~ Tony Labella ~ Jim Chakeres ~ Joan McDonough ~ Curtis Tutt ~ Richard Sheftman ~ Daniel Barutta ~ Scott Roewer ~ Claude Godbout ~ Neon Boots Dancehall & Saloon ~ Jim Coakley ~ Eiki Yoshikawa ~ Klint Kendrick ~ Cullen Ruff ~ Lisa Coopersmith ~ Rob Ollander-Krane ~ Alan Gaudet ~ Kimber Keany ~ Michael Stevens ~ Lori Boldman ~ The LA Wranglers

23 Clubs Attending

In random order: Big Apple Ranch ~ Southern Country Charlotte ~ DC Rawhides ~ Southern Line Atlanta ~ San Diego Coasters ~ Rain Country Dance Association ~ The Dairyland Dancers ~ Big Easy Stompers ~ Rainbow Ranglers Dance Club ~ Columbus Stompers ~ The LA Wranglers ~ Dance Ranch Palm Springs ~ Toronto Wranglers ~ The Rocky Mountain Sway ~ Second City Country Dance Association ~ Gays for Patsy ~ Mavericks ~ Club Bolo Danse Country Montreal ~ Dancin' Divas ~ The Sundance Association for Country Western Dancing ~ DC RolePlay ~ Scandalous ~ Manhattan Mustangs