2016 WCRA FALL CONVENTION - Oshkosh, WI

  • 24 Sep 2016
  • 7:30 AM
  • 25 Sep 2016
  • 1:30 PM
  • Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center, Oshkosh, WI

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Includes Sat/Sun sessions, Sat/Sun breakfast, Saturday lunch and breaks
  • Late registration after Sept. 9th. Includes Sat/Sun seminars, Sat/Sun breakfast, Saturday lunch and break.
  • Includes Sat/Sun seminars, Sat/Sun breakfast, Saturday lunch and break.
    WAIT - CONSIDER BECOMING A MEMBER OF WCRA FIRST WITH THE EXTRA $100 FEE FOR A NON-MEMBER, THEN REGISTER AS A MEMBER ... SAME PRICE!!
  • Late registration after Sept. 26th. WAIT - CONSIDER BECOMING A MEMBER OF WCRA FIRST WITH THE EXTRA $100 FEE FOR A NON-MEMBER, THEN REGISTER AS A MEMBER ... SAME PRICE!!
  • Includes only Saturday seminars, Saturday breakfast, lunch and break
  • Includes Sat. sessions, breakfast, lunch and break
  • WAIT - CONSIDER BECOMING A MEMBER OF WCRA FIRST WITH THE EXTRA $100 FEE FOR A NON-MEMBER, THEN REGISTER AS A MEMBER ... SAME PRICE!! Includes Saturday seminars, breakfast, lunch and break.
  • WAIT - CONSIDER BECOMING A MEMBER OF WCRA FIRST WITH THE EXTRA $100 FEE FOR A NON-MEMBER, THEN REGISTER AS A MEMBER ... SAME PRICE!! Includes Saturday seminars, breakfast, lunch & break.
  • NO admissions to seminars. Includes Saturday breakfast, lunch and break
  • NO seminar admission, Includes Saturday breakfast, lunch and break.
  • NO admission to seminars, Full weekend - includes Sat/Sun breakfast & Sat lunch.
  • NO seminar admission. Includes Sat/Sun breakfast, lunch and break
  • Full weekend - includes Sat/Sun sessions; Sat/Sun breakfast & Sat. lunch and break
  • Includes Sat/Sun seminars, Sat/Sun Breakfast and Saturday lunch and break
  • Includes all seminars on Saturday and Saturday breakfast, lunch and break
  • Full weekend - includes Sat/Sun sessions; Sat/Sun breakfast & Sat lunch and break
  • ***Register by September 10th to assure your name is advertised on signage.*** Includes meals and refreshments for one company representative, skirted table, and electricity.
  • ***Register by September 10th to assure your name appears on signage.*** Sponsor supreme breakfast buffet.
  • Register by September 10th to assure your name appears on signage *** This includes recognition at the Saturday luncheon buffet on the beautiful outdoor patio along Riverside Boardwalk.
  • ***Register by September 10th to assure your name is advertised on signage.*** Sponsor the Saturday afternoon "Ballpark Break"
  • Register by Sept. 10th to assure your name is on signage -- Includes two bottles of water, two granola bars, and a welcome note from the sponsor.

Registration is closed

2016 WCRA FALL CONVENTION

September 24 - 25, 2016


Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center

1 North Main Street, Oshkosh, WI  54901

(855) 230-1900 or (920) 230-1900

ROOM BLOCK DEADLINE Tuesday, August 30!!

Hotel Rooms $109.00/night

Stay in the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel's newly renovated hotel overlooking Oshkosh's beautiful Fox River and enjoy the latest in comfort and amenities.

Fall 2016 Convention Agenda

Oshkosh convention Fall 2016 - General Information

Registration includes breakfast and lunch.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

(Late registration will begin on September 10)

Charity Information Our charity for this convention will be The Career Closet, which is an on-campus program through UW-Oshkosh dedicated to providing professional attire to students who are preparing for an interview, networking, or participating in an internship where professional attire is needed.  Please drop off your donations at the registration table.

Door Prizes We will be giving out door prizes from various vendors and reporters.  If you would like to donate a door prize, please bring the item to the convention and give it to the people at the registration table. 

Social Package For those of you who are retired or would like to reunite with old friends or attend the business meeting but do not wish to attend the seminars, WCRA continues to offer a social package.  This includes Saturday’s breakfast, lunch/business meeting, snack, and Sunday’s breakfast.  The cost will vary for each convention based on the hotel charges.  It does not include admission to the seminars. 

Raffle for Student Scholarship/Recruitment & The Career Closet WCRA will be hosting a raffle, but we need your help!  Could you please support our raffle by either contributing a cash donation or providing a gift basket?  Please contact Lori Baldauf at baldauflori1@hotmail.com and/or Connie Tocco at connietocco2@gmail.com

Sponsor-A-Student Our students need sponsors.  Your donation would be greatly appreciated.  Please check the “student sponsor” area on your registration form.  Students are our future!

Steno Machine Cleaning & Tuning Steve Worth from Worth Business Equipment will be available Saturday, September 24th, to clean and tune up machines.  He services most steno machines with a couple of exceptions.  If you know that you need a specific part(s) (tripod, display, etc.), Steve would like to know ahead of time so he has the parts available.  You will need to schedule a time slot with him directly, and he will notify you of his current cleaning prices.  Contact him at 773-777-1474 or e-mail him at worth4154@msn.com.   

Steno paper Please bring any steno paper to the registration table to be used for the eight-week introductory court reporting class that will be taught in the Wausau area by Karla Sommer and Mary Bader.

Realtime Contest On Saturday, there will be a realtime contest in the early morning.  The fee for entering the contest is $15, and you have the potential to earn CEU points upon successful testing. Check out the Realtime Contest Guidelines - Fall 2016 here.

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NOTE:  WCRA convention registrations must be completed on our website at www.wicourtreporters.org.  Your secure online payment will be made through PayPal.  You do not need to have a PayPal account to use the service.


If you wish to pay by check, you must complete and submit the registration information online.  At the end of the process, you are given the choice to pay by credit card online or manually.  Choose manual, print off your registration form, and mail with your payment payable to WCRA to:

Lori Baldauf, WCRA Treasurer
Winnebago County Circuit Court, Branch 6
420 Jackson Street
Oshkosh, WI  54901

ALL MAILED REGISTRATIONS AND PAYMENTS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY THE DEADLINE DATES LISTED ABOVE.  IF YOU ARE MAILING IT AFTER A DEADLINE DATE, PLEASE WRITE YOUR CHECK FOR THE APPROPRIATE AMOUNT.

CANCELLATION POLICY:  There is a cancellation fee of $25.  The remaining portion of your registration will be deferred for a period of one year for use at a WCRA convention.  Refunds will not be given.

Questions?  Contact Paula Huettenrauch, WCRA Convention Coordinator. Email:  paula5794@gmail.com



If you have any comments, concerns, or questions about our association, or you would like additional information about court reporting as a profession, please contact us at sheripiontek@gmail.com.

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