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FAR WEST SPRING REGIONAL CONVENTION 2023

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FAQS

Far West will be hosting the Spring Regional Convention in Las Vegas April 21-23. It will be hosted at Midbar Kodesh Temple in Henderson, NV. The weekend is open to all 8th-12th graders. 

 

Where is the Convention and when does it start/end?

The Convention will be held in Las Vegas at Midbar Kodesh Temple in Henderson, NV. The weekend will start with registration on Friday April 21st at 2pm and end on Sunday April 23rd 1pm.

What if I am outside of Las Vegas?

Bus transportation will be provided from the Las Vegas airport. Flights on Friday April 21st must arrive no later than 1:30pm. Flights on Sunday must depart no earlier than 3:30pm. Any transportation for flights booked after 1:30pm on Friday and before 3:30pm on Sunday will be the responsibility of the participant.

Where will I stay at Convention?

All participants will be staying at the synagogue Friday night and the Comfort Inn and Suites hotel on Saturday night. For Friday night, everyone must bring a sleeping bag and pillow for the Friday night lock-in at the synagogue. For the hotel stay on Saturday night, everyone will need to bring a separate overnight bag for their Sunday clothes, toiletries and pajamas for the hotel.

What will we do at the weekend?

The weekend will be filled with time to get to know other teens, meals and snacks, social action activities, a fun Saturday night program, and many more special surprises.

What about COVID?

All participants and staff are required to submit a negative rapid test 24 hours in advance of the weekend and a second rapid test the morning of the weekend in order to be allowed at Convention. These can be at-home tests.

For any questions related to the weekend, please contact Darren Klein dklein@uscj.org 

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