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We all love a handbell festival, but we need some rest too. Summit 2018: Ringin’ Rodeo Roundup has plenty of both.

You will get three full days of ringing with our master clinician Carolynne Mathis, lots of time to refine techniques, plenty of chances to learn what is new in the handbell world, and many opportunities to shop our amazing vendors. When you need to step away and recharge, you can enjoy beautiful gardens around the convention center, get some sun in a lounge chair by the outdoor pool, or rest in comfort in your fully-renovated room.

The following is the General Event Schedule. Please see the individual daily schedules for a breakdown of class sessions (coming soon). The event schedule is subject to change without notice. Pre-registration is required for certain classes.

Friday, June 8
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Registration Registration/Information Desk
1:30 PM to 2:20 PM Class Session 1 Multiple Rooms
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM Vendor Shopping Exhibitor’s Hall
2:20 PM to 2:30 PM Break
2:30 PM to 3:20 PM Class Session 2 Multiple Rooms
3:20 PM to 4:00 PM Shopping | Hotel Check-in Exhibitor’s Hall | Hotel Lobby
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Massed Session 1 Ballroom A
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Dinner & Evening Concert Ballroom B
Saturday, June 9
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM Registration/Information Registration/Information Desk
8:30 AM to 9:20 AM Class Session 3 Multiple Rooms
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Vendor Shopping Exhibitor’s Hall
9:20 AM to 9:30 AM Break
9:30 AM to 10:20 AM Class Session 4 Multiple Rooms
10:20 AM to 10:50 AM Shopping Exhibitor’s Hall
10:50 AM to 12:00 PM Massed Session 2 Ballroom A
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Lunch & Afternoon Concert Ballroom B
1:30 PM to 1:40 PM Break
1:40 PM to 2:30 PM Class Session 5 Multiple Spaces
2:30 PM to 2:40 PM Break
2:40 PM to 3:50 PM Massed Session 3 Ballroom A
3:50 PM to 4:10 PM Shopping Exhibitor’s Hall
4:10 PM to 5:00 PM Class Session 6 Multiple Rooms
5:00 PM to 12:00 AM Free Time | Explore Mesquite
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Game Night Hotel Lounge
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Escape Room
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM Escape Room
Sunday, June 10
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Registration/Information Registration/Information Desk
8:30 AM to 8:50 AM Worship Service Ballroom A
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Vendor Shopping Exhibitor’s Hall
8:50 AM to 9:00 AM Break
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Massed Session 4 Multiple Rooms
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM Shopping | Hotel Check-out Exhibitor’s Hall | Hotel Lobby
10:30 AM to 11:20 AM Class Session 7 Ballroom A
11:20 AM to 11:30 AM Break
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Lunch & Afternoon Concert Ballroom B
1:00 PM to 1:20 PM Shopping Exhibitor’s Hall
1:20 PM to 2:10 PM Class Session 8 Multiple Rooms
2:10 PM to 2:20 PM Break
2:20 PM to 3:00 PM Massed Session 5 Ballroom A
3:00 PM to 3:15 PM Break
3:15 PM Closing Concert Ballroom A

Area 9 reserves the right to cancel any portion or all portions of Summit 2018
if the number of registrations is deemed insufficient.

Summit 2018 Sponsors

Phillips 66
Dinner/Lunch Sponsor

Wilson Van Tine
Dinner/Lunch Sponsor

Malmark Bellcraftsmen
Musician Sponsor

Heitz Handbells and Music
Wi-Fi Sponsor

Featured Education Benefit

Did you know that your membership gives you access to scholarships to both Area 9 and national events? You can get all the details and apply online 24/7. What are you waiting for? APPLY TODAY

PS – We have scholarships for youth ringers too. Help spread the word!