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Registration and Host Sponsorship

When you register for The Houston Hoedown, you will be offered a choice between Regular Registration and Host Sponsorship.

Regular Registration

Regular Registration gets you admission into most of the weekend's events, including evening dances, bar crawls, the hospitality room, workshops, Sunday brunch, socials, and the Sunday dance swap.

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On-Site - Brunch is Extra    $199.00    Saturday, 27 May 2023

Host Sponsorship

As a Host Sponsor, your charitable donation helps guarantee the success of The Houston Hoedown. To show our appreciation, we offer you, in addition to regular registration activities, a convention dangle, a convention t-shirt, listing as a host sponsor on this hoedown website, special public acknowledgement at the Welcome Reception on Friday Evening and at the Sunday Brunch, and our sincere thanks for your generosity. Plus for U.S. residents, your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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On-Site Host Sponsorship    $350.00    Saturday, 27 May 2023

PLEASE NOTE: Brunch tickets for registering on-site are limited and are not guaranteed.

To register, please select one of the following links:


The Tyler Goolsby Scholarship Fund has been established by the IAGLCWDC "to attract new members into IAGLCWDC by providing financial assistance to those in need who have a strong desire to attend our convention(s), but lack the financial means to participate."

Read about this fund and the wonderful man after whom the fund is named.

Then donate.

The IAGLCWDC scholarship application acceptance period is now open! Full information and application procedures are here.

Single Event Pricing

Single Event Tickets will be available for those who are unable to attend and register for the entire weekend. These tickets may be purchased for cash at the Registration Desk at the time of that particular event. Visa and Master Card accepted.

Competitors must purchase the weekend package.

Sorry, your Single Event Ticket will not get you into the Hospitality Room or After Hours Festivities. For that, you'll need to register for the full weekend.

Event USD
Thursday Evening Dance at Neon Boots free
Friday Day Pass $100 (includes workshops and evening dance)
Friday Workshops Only $70
Friday Night Dance Only $40
Saturday Day Pass $100 (includes workshops and evening dance)
Saturday Workshops Only $70
Saturday Night Dance Only $45
Sunday Brunch $45 (individual tickets may have limited availability)
Sunday Workshops Only $40
Sunday Night Dance at Neon Boots free
Separately Ticketed Events

There are no Separately Ticketed Events at this time.
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: Terry Chasteen ~ Danny Rideout ~ Eiki Yoshikawa ~ Jim Coakley ~ Chad Graber New Mexico Dance Fiesta ~ Daniel Craigmile ~ Michael Stevens ~ Jose Martinez ~ Klint Kendrick ~ Kimber Keany ~ Mark Evans ~ Tony Labella ~ Richard Sheftman ~ Scott Roewer ~ Curtis Tutt ~ Charlie Monroe ~ The LA Wranglers ~ Keith Manning ~ Daniel Barutta ~ Cullen Ruff ~ Lori Boldman ~ Lisa Coopersmith ~ Ingu Yun ~ Drusilla Steele ~ Claude Godbout ~ Joan McDonough ~ Alan Gaudet ~ Jim Chakeres ~ Rob Ollander-Krane ~ Cross The Line Dancing Houston ~ Neon Boots Dancehall & Saloon

23 Clubs Attending

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