Schedule & Events

Saturday, November 11th

2914 Pacific Avenue

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

(One mile from the host hotel - an easy walk or Uber)

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Friday, November 10th

Arrival

  • 3:00 pm-7:30 pm:         

    • Coastal Virginia Welcome Table

    • Hotel Check-in for Delegates and attendees

    • 4:00 pm -7:00 pm Advance Showing of the Hurling in America Documentary “Over The Bar” in the conference room.

    • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Ambassador’s dinner at Grace O’Malley’s Irish Restaurant, Downtown Norfolk.

Evening Session

  • 8:00 pm-10:00 pm:        

    • Presentation of Officer Reports:

      • Youth Officer

      • Registrar

      • PRO

      • Update on 501(c)3 Regulations and Process

      • 10:00 pm:    Adjournment

Morning Session

  • 8:30 am    Registration of Delegates 

  • 9:00 am Welcome Addresses: 

    • Jackie Trudell   (Coastal Virginia GAA)  

    • Gareth Fitzsimons   (USGAA)

    • Ambassador Dan Mulhall  (Ambassador of Ireland to the United States)

  • 9:30 am     Adoption of Standing Orders 

  • 9:35 am     Minutes of 2016 Convention

  • 9:50 am     Presentation of Reports

    • Games Development​​​​

    • Hurling Development

    • Referee Development

    • Treasurer 

    • Secretary 

    • Chairman 

  • 2017 USGAA Awards

  • Other Old Business 

  • 12:00 pm     Lunch

Afternoon Session

  • 1:00 pm     Resumption of Convention 

  • 1:00pm     Roll Call

  • 1:15pm    USGAA Finals Host Committee Charter

  • 1:45pm    Motions 

    • Election of Convention Chairperson/Secretary 

    • Election of Officers for 2018

    • New Business:

      • Proposal re: USGAA Finals structure

    • Any other New Business

  • Adjournment of Convention 

  • Upon Adjournment, Complimentary Guinness Hospitality Event in the Convention Hall

  • 7:30 pm  Post-Convention Social at Murphy's Irish Pub Oceanfront with music by the Fighting Jameson's and goodies from the Guinness Girls!