The 75th ABCA Convention took over the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas from Jan. 3-6, 2019. In total, over 6,600 coaches attended the 2019 ABCA Convention in Dallas! Activities began in full force on Thursday, Jan. 3, including the first day of the ABCA Trade Show
and Expo Theater
as well as committee and divisional coaches meetings. The clinics kicked off on the morning of Friday, January 4 and ran until early afternoon on Sunday, January 6.
Friday also featured one of the most prestigious events, the ABCA/Diamond Hall of Fame Banquet
, which took place at 6 p.m. The seven-member ABCA Hall of Fame Class of 2019
was inducted during the ceremony and the ABCA/Wilson Lefty Gomez Award
For a second consecutive year, the convention also featured the Youth Coaches Session
. The Youth Coaches Session, presented by GameChanger, featured nearly 15 clinics specifically focused on topics for youth-level teams up to age 14 years old.
The 2020 ABCA Convention will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee from January 2-5, 2020. Registration for the 2020 ABCA Convention opened on September 1. ABCA Official Hotels also opened room blocks on September 1.