Social Events

The CADA Convention is packed full of opportunities to network with other activities directors from around the state and nation. Each registration includes dinner on Wednesday night, the Thursday night reception in the exhibit hall, the Thursday night Herff Jones party, the Friday dinner and dance, and the Saturday brunch. 

Dinner & Networking

Wednesday | 7:30PM-10:30PM*

Following the first "official" general session, we will board buses and get a chance to enjoy a delicious dinner and a night of games and activities off-site at Wild Island Family Adventure Park. There will be designated Area sections for each region to connect. Enjoy miniature golf, laser tag, bowling lanes, pool tables, go karts, and more. We want you to relax, network, and enjoy a fun evening while sharing plans and ideas! Included in all registration packages.

*Busses load at 7:15PM to offsite event.

RECEPTION & Exhibits

Thursday | 6:00PM-9:00PM

After a day of learning and listening, spend time with the vendors where you will also enjoy New York deli inspired cuisine in our action packed exhibit hall! This evening will provide great conversation and a chance to get deals for your school! Included in all registration packages.

Herff Jones Party

Thursday | 9:00PM-12:00PM

Don’t miss the "Cast Party"!  Sponsored by Herff Jones this will be a fabulous experience delivered through music, dance, interactive activities, food and drinks. Enjoy a variety of new and traditional GSR events on this fun evening! Get ready for fun!!

CADA Scholarship 5K Run/ 1k walk

Friday | 7:15AM-8:00AM

Additional $25/Person | $100/Team (up to 5)
The CADA Scholarship 5K Run or 1K Walk is the perfect wake-up call for a crisp Reno morning. You can sign up as an individual, or as part of a team with your friends and colleagues. Come dressed as a serious runner, your favorite Broadway character, or sporting your school or CADA/CASL spirit! The Run/Walk is an opportunity to get some exercise and network as you run/walk and talk. All proceeds go to the CADA Scholarship Fund.

Dinner/Dance with dessert

Friday | 7:00PM-12:00PM

After having celebrated the humble heroes who make the theater (and our schools) come to life, we will enjoy the fruits of our labor. We will tip our hats to the Tony’s as we enjoy a delicious dinner and live Broadway style entertainment. Join us as we shine the spotlight on a few CADA legends whose achievements have stood out this year. Afterwards we will dance until midnight in an "After Party" that will also include a delightful dessert! Dress for the convention is a night out at the Tony's! Come casual, yet neat and tasteful, but most of all, WE WANT YOU THERE! Included in all registration packages.


Saturday |  10:50AM - 12:30AM

Join us for a delicious brunch where you will have one last opportunity to connect with colleagues from across the state and participate in the reveal of our 2021 Convention theme!

CADA would also like to acknowledge Pegleg Entertainment for their sponsorship of CADA registration.

Thank you to USA Student Travel for their support at the New To Convention Orientation!

CADA Appreciates all our sponsors and their contributions, to continue to help CADA/CASL provide services to activities directors and their students!
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