DCON

Updated: May 5, 2020

District Convention, or DCON, is an annual event that will host elections for all District-level offices (Lieutenant Governor, District Secretary, and District Governor). It also serves to celebrate a year’s worth of Key Club service through dances, good food, fun workshops, interesting general sessions, and entertainment led by Wafellow Magician (preview)!

Location: Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel (Hoover, Alabama)
Dates: February 26-28, 2021
Theme: Greek mythology

Registration link:
https://forms.gle/55EfB9jsumSksnBcA
Registration is due on March 13, 2020. The required medical form is linked below.
After March 13, 2020, the registration rate will increase by $25 per registration. 

Contact Marla Hines, District Administrator (mhines@alabamakeyclub.org) with any questions regarding registration or DCON. Click here to access the full contact list for the Adult Board. 

  • Registration
    • The registration cost is $150 per attendee (member, faculty advisor, parent, Kiwanian, etc.). This cost includes a DCON t-shirt, two meals (dinner on Saturday; brunch on Sunday), a Key Club swag bag and souvenirs, workshop materials, the keynote speaker, convention setup, the use of hotel facilities, the convention mobile app, and much more!
  • Pricing
    • Registration = $150
    • Registration + quad room = $220
    • Registration + triple room = $244
    • Registration + double room = $290
    • Registration + single room = $430
  • Medical Form
    • Each attendee is required to complete two copies of the medical release form: one to be turned into on-site registration and one for the attendee’s faculty advisor to keep. That form can be found by clicking here.
    • It’s also encouraged that all attendees to carry a third copy of the medical form on them at all times.
  • Bus Transportation
    • For those traveling from south Alabama, there will be a charter bus leaving from Mobile at a cost of $50 per person. More information is in the registration form linked above.
  • Convention App
    • Download the “Kiwanis Family Events” app from the App Store or the Google Play Store. After your account is made, find the “2020 Alabama Key Club District Convention” event. Explore the app and the resources it offers!
  • Dress Code
    • Click here to view a video lesson about the DCON dress code.
      • Business professional (1)
      • Business casual (1)
      • Casual (~5) + club t-shirt + clothes for blacklight dance
  • Convention Agenda
  • Advisor Tools
    • Click here to view the DCON Helpful Hints & Reminders document for DCON 2020.
    • Click here to view the DCON Advisor Checklist.
    • Click here to view the Fundraising Documentation for DCON 2020.
  • College Fair
    • The college fair will take place in the 2nd-floor reception area from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM on Friday, April 3, 2020.
    • Representatives from colleges and universities from across the Southeast, especially Alabama, will be present:
      • Auburn University, Birmingham–Southern College, Jacksonville State University, Jefferson State Community College, Mississippi State University, Samford University, Troy University, University of Alabama, University of Alabama in Birmingham, University of Mississippi, University of Montevallo, University of West Georgia, University of South Alabama, West Point (United States Military Academy)
  • Registration Refund Policy
    • PLEASE NOTE: WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO OFFER REIMBURSEMENTS FOR CONVENTION REGISTRATION CANCELLATIONS MADE AFTER MARCH 27, 2020.  We can cancel room registrations, without a penalty, but registration cancellations after March 27, 2020 cannot be refunded due to meals already being paid for with the hotel and convention swag items having already been purchased.