800.223.DARE or 310.215.0575 contact@dare.org

Opening Ceremonies

Tuesday, July 11th, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, GRAPEVINE C/D

  • DEA/D.A.R.E. America Law Enforcement Executive of the Year

Special Presentation

Tuesday, July 11th, 3:00pm – 4:00pm, GRAPEVINE C/D

  • Special Keynote Speaker: Kevin Sabet

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, July 11th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Circle R Ranch in Western Pavilion & Main Pavilion

  • Rodeo (wristband required for entrance)

Banquet Dinner

Wednesday, July 12th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm, GRAPEVINE C/D

  • DAREN Giveaway and Auto Show Awards
  • D.A.R.E. America Daryl F. Gates Lifetime Achievement Award

Awards Luncheon

Thursday, July 13th, 12:00pm – 1:30pm, GRAPEVINE C/D

  • D.A.R.E. America National Scholarship Award
  • D.A.R.E. America Educator of the Year
  • D.A.R.E. America Officer of the Year
  • D.A.R.E. America Mexico Officer of the Year

Conference & Workshop Registration Hours

Location: Longhorn B

Monday, July 10th, 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Tuesday, July 11th, 7:30am – 1:00pm, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Wednesday, July 13th, 7:30am – 12:00pm, 1:30pm – 5:00pm

D.A.R.E. Licensed Vendor/Exhibitors

The licensed D.A.R.E. vendor and other exhibitors are located in Longhorn B

Conference & Workshop Command Post

Location: FT. WORTH 3-4

The Conference & Workshop Command Post will be staffed during the hours workshops are being conducted.

Conference Badges

All conference delegates must obtain an individual identification badge at the time of check-in. It is advisable to keep your identification badge displayed during conference events and activities.

Conference Badge or Meal Ticket must be presented at each meal function. Additional meal tickets may be purchased at the Conference & Workshop Command Post – FT. WORTH 3-4. For the Welcome Reception, must present wristband for entrance (conference badge not accepted).

First Aid Information

For any emergency, dial 911. The non-emergency first aid information station is located at the Conference & Workshop Command Post – FT. WORTH 3-4

Lost & Found

Lost and found articles will be accepted and maintained at the Conference & Workshop Command Post – FT. WORTH 3-4

Message Center

Please check with the Conference & Workshop Command post – FT. WORTH 3-4

Hotel Parking

On-site parking: $22 / day

Valet parking: $31 / day

*Overnight parking fees include in/out privileges.

Dress Code

Monday, July 10th          

Community Service Project – Casual

Tuesday, July 11th          

Opening Ceremony – Uniform

Special Presentation – Uniform

Welcome Reception – Casual

Wednesday, July 12th    

Banquet – Business or Dressy Attire

Thursday, July 13th        

Awards Luncheon – Casual

Tuesday, July 11th – Thursday, July 13th  

Workshop Sessions – Casual