Third Annual Gathering - SATX III

January 20 - 23, 2022

  

WHERE AND GETTING THERE:   The venue is the Hilton Hotel at the San Antonio Airport. It is just two miles from the airport. The hotel offers free transportation to and from the airport, and will also provide free transportation to and from any destination within a three mile radius of the hotel. Call them when you arrive.

 

THE COST:  The cost for your 3 night stay (Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights) is an unbelievable $51 per man, per night, in a shared room (2 men splitting a room cost of $102), and $96.00 per night per man for a single room – and, this includes a full eggs and bacon/sausage, fruit, etc. breakfast, Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings. 

You will only obtain this special rate by identifying yourself as a member of the Barbershop group using the group code BARBERThis special rate guaranty will expire on December 15,  2021. If you do not reserve your room by that date, you will lose the opportunity for this special low rate.    Click on the link above or call 1-888-728-3031 to reserve your hotel room.

THE EVENTS  (Tentative)

Friday Afternoon

 

We will hold our Annual Old Codgers Quartet Contest – where audience respect for competitors appears to have been abandoned - not to be missed. 

​ Friday Night

 

We will hold our annual banquet tonight at the hotel.  Plus, some special entertainment following.

The menu will be the Hilton's Supreme Buffet Dinner

Fresh Mixed Greens, Cherry Tomato, Cucumbers, Goat Cheese, Balsamic Vinaigrette 

Sea Salt and Thyme Fresh Salmon, Yellow Tomato Coulis, Rotisserie Style Chicken 

Chef Carved Roasted Prime Rib Au Jus, Creamy Horseradish, Dinner Rolls 

Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes 

Glazed Baby Carrots 

Sautéed Green Beans Amandine, Bacon 

Flourless Chocolate Torte

Saturday Afternoon

The Hilton is providing a 52 person bus, to take those who wish to go, into the center of town where you can spend five hours on the Riverwalk and enjoy lunch at the restaurant of your choice. 

​Saturday Night

 

We will feature several guest quartets plus entertainment from our Lodge #1 - The Friends in Harmony

AFTER THE SPECIAL ENTERTAINMENT

The rest of the night will be spent enjoying many old songs with many of your old friends, and a whole bunch of new singing friends. 

A reserved meeting room will be available to us during our entire stay.   Our breakfasts and the banquet will be served in our own meeting room.

An endless keg of beer will be available for you to serve yourself in our meeting room.

Sunday Departure

After the included breakfast say goodbye to old friends and new acquaintances from the weekend, settle-up with the hotel and arrange for your transportation to the airport. 

Or you can add an extra day on to your stay at the same rate for another day to visit all that San Antonio has to offer.

REGISTERING FOR THE EVENT

The registration fee for the convention is $100.   This will include the cost of the Friday night banquet, free serve yourself beer for the entire weekend, registration materials and registration personnel. Additionally, your breakfast on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings and any societal incidental expenses are included in your room rate and registration fee.  The registration fee for eligible non-members is $160 which includes membership and administrative fees.  

CAVEATS

We have a contract with the Hilton that provides for free meeting rooms and all the other concessions mentioned above ONLY, IF WE MEET CERTAIN ROOM RESERVATION TARGETS BY NOVEMBER 15, 2021.  If we fail to meet those targets, we forfeit a bundle of money.

Additionally, your early reservation will enable us to bargain for more comps.

The convention events are for SPPBSQSUS members only.  While guests are welcome, at this time we have no planned events for them.  They will be able to use transportation on Saturday to go to the River Walk in downtown San Antonio.

RESERVING YOUR ROOM AND  ROOMMATE

When you are registering, indicate that you have a roommate to share your room.  It is your responsibility to find a roommate.  Check the convention list  in the 'Members' section to see people who have not indicated a roommate and contact them.  

Registration is open!