2014 Texas Pecan Short Course
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Welcome to the 2014 Texas Pecan Short Course registration site.  Please contact Kay Sanders at 979.845.7694 or k-sanders@tamu.edu if you have any questions

 

LOCATION:   The Pecan Short Course will be held at Texas A&M University in Rudder Tower, room 601, located on Joe Routt Boulevard, College Station, TX 77843.  Registration check-in will begin at 7:30 am on the 1st floor lobby area of Rudder Tower.

 

Dates:  The workshop begins at 8am on Monday, January 27th, and ends at noon on Friday, January 31st.

 

Fee:  The workshop fee of $150 includes various speakers & topics regarding pecans and the industry.  Spouses, CEAs, & Students may register at $50. The workshop will begin at 8:00 am & go to 5:00 pm with an hour for lunch each day.  A new updated pecan handbook will be provided with registration. A tour of the pecan orchard at Texas A&M on Thursday afternoon will end with a steak dinner.

 

Accommodations:  If you are interested in lodging, please go to www.visitaggieland.com for hotel listings.  Any hotel on University Drive is 1-2 miles from the campus.  On request, some hotels will provide a shuttle service to the campus.

 

RV parking on campus is available and for information and maps go to http://transport.tamu.edu/parking/visitor.aspx - click into RV on left side.

 

We are also able to offer a limited number of 6 rooms in University Center Guest Suites, located in the MSC at a rate of $169 per night.   At approximately 800 square feet, each suite includes a living room, kitchenette, king bedroom and full bath with separate vanity area. Suites feature TAMU Egyptian cotton linens on a Thomasville King-size bed, spacious seating, modern art and soft lighting. In addition, all suites include tech-savvy amenities, including two 42-inch flat panel televisions, complimentary high-speed wireless internet, and an alarm clock with built-in docking station.  Parking in the University Center Garage, located directly across from Rudder Tower, is included with the reservation fee. 

 

Parking:  Parking is on your own.  There is a parking garage directly across the Rudder Tower that you may pay as you come & go.  The maximum for all day is $15 and is charged hourly.  Please go to http://transport.tamu.edu/parking/visitor.aspx for directions to University Center Garage.  This garage is directly across from Rudder Tower.

 

Lunch:  Lunch is on your own and there are several eating establishments in the MSC which is located next to the Rudder Tower.

 

*Please note that when completing the online registration you will be asked to enter an email address.  In order to complete the registration you will be asked to enter a password of your choice and confirm.  There are no special parameters for creating the password.

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Monday, January 27, 2014 8:00 AM - Friday, January 31, 2014 12:00 AM