Convention Information

Registration Opens April 1, 2017 Ends Thursday, August 31 @ 11:55 p.m.

We will only accept CASH or CHECKS at On-Site Registration

2017 Registration

Join us Labor Day Weekend, September 1-3, 2017, as we host our 51st Annual Gymnastics Association of Texas Convention at the beautiful Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas.

For those not registering through Eventbrite, PDF mail in form is available.

Official GAT T-Shirts

We want to thank the GAT Board for underwriting the cost of the official GAT convention t-shirts and Marsha's for creating them.....This means FREE T-SHIRTS this year to all who register by August 15, 2017.  So be sure and indicate the size t-shirt you want for each of your registrants!!  There will be a limited number of shirts for sale at the conference for those who register late.




You will need to remember to arrive in time to pick up your name badges to attend GAT.

Friday, 5:30 PM - 9 PM
Group pickup - upstairs
Individual & On-site Payment - downstairs
Life Member - downstairs

Saturday, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
All packet pickup - downstairs
Life Member - downstairs
Onsite Payment - downstairs (cash or check only)

Sunday, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
All packet pickup - downstairs
Life Member - downstairs
Onsite Payment - downstairs (cash or check only)

IMPORTANT DATES:  Pricing cut-off dates.

Early Bird Prices – April 1 – June 15 @ 11:55 p.m.
$165 for Convention      $185 for ITP Courses

Regular Prices – June 16 – August 15 @ 11:55 p.m.
$185 for Convention     $205 for ITP Courses

Late Prices- August 16 – August 31 @ 11:55 p.m.
$205 for Convention     $235 for ITP Courses

ITP Courses Offered 2017

We are offering the following Instructor Training Programs (ITP) for 2017.  You must attend the entire ITP course to receive your certificate. *NOTE SUBJECT TO CHANGE PRIOR TO APRIL 2017**

  • ITP 101 Rec - 10 hr course- Sat/Sun
  • ITP 102 Preschool - 10 hr course Sat/Sun
  • ITP 103 Rec Boys - 6 hr. course Sunday
  • NEW ITP 201 XCEL - 6 hr course Sunday
  • NEW ITP 501 T&T - 10 hr course Sat/Sun
  • ITP 701 Sports Science - 6 hr course Saturday

To learn more about which  course is right for you check out the detailed ITP course descriptions found at our website.

Look closely at your ticket options before choosing, but know that you can substitute names of your participants by emailing the registration director at by August 20th, as space allows.

See the 2017 Schedule below


Convention Add-On Courses

Can not register through GAT's Eventbrite for these courses.


Safety Certification - Friday, 5-9 pm contact USAG


CLICK HERE for information on other meetings being held at the hotel during GAT weekend.  You'll need to contact those associations/organizations for more information.

Banquet 2017

Saturday, September 2nd

7:30 PM - Seating for Dinner




Convention Hotel

All events are held at the Renaissance,

9721 Arboretum Blvd Austin, TX 78729 (512) 343-2626

For online reservations, click here

Please book early as the block fills up quickly!

Nestled in the picturesque Texas Hill Country, this upscale Austin Arboretum hotel offers a tranquil natural environment combined with convenient proximity to shopping at The Domain, located 1.5 mi (2.5 km) away.

Renaissance Austin Hotel guestrooms feature premium bedding, including thick mattresses with separate pillowtops, down comforters with snowy white covers, and 300-thread-count sheets. Wireless Internet access is available.


Nearby Places to eat

Lunch is on your own both days, here is a list of Local Eateries and Restaurant.