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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

The Springer Company
Visionary Sponsor

Houston Bronze Ensemble
Director Sponsor

Malmark Bellcraftsmen
Musician Sponsor

Schulmerich Bells
Musician Sponsor

Austin Handbell Ensemble
Wi-Fi Sponsor

Heitz Handbells and Music
Wi-Fi Sponsor

Use of Tablets to Hold Music

Handbell Musicians of America is committed to upholding the copyright laws of the United States and protecting the rights of our publishers, arrangers, and composers. If you wish to use a tablet computer to hold your music in place of standard paper copies on a music stand, you must contact the publisher of each piece of music to first obtain permission to convert a purchased piece of music to the format required for the tablet you are using. Copies of the written permission received from publishers must be presented on request from the event organizer, event chair, or Handbell Musicians of America staff. Permission from a publisher for one piece does not imply permission for other songs from the same publisher. The title of each song used in this format must be included in the written permission received. Attendee should also have legally purchased copies of all music with them for verification.