39th Annual VSNA Convention 2016
July 1st - 3rd
The schedule of events is for planning purpose only. It should not be construed as the actual program. The Convention committee reserves the right to change/modify some or whole part of the program without giving any notice. The final program may not be ready until a few weeks before the Convention date. Please check the website periodically under ‘Program’ for updates. Thanks for visiting the Convention website.
Venue: Turf Valley Resort
2700 Turf Valley Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042
8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Golf

Turf Valley

1:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Youth Retreat

Washington, DC

A guided tour to Washington, DC for registered youth 14 years and above. It includes guided bus tour which leaves the venue at 1 PM for Washington, DC and return to the the venue at 8 PM.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Refreshments

Cameo/Wedgewood

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Poojya Shri Siddeshwara Swamji Pravachana

Grand Ballroom

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Vachana Anthaakshari

Grand Ballroom

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Cultural Program 1

Grand Ballroom

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dinner

Cameo/Wedgewood

6:00 am - 6:45 am

Yoga

Willows - Lower Level

7:00 am - 7:45 am

Linga Pooje

Oakdale

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast

Cameo/Wedgewood

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Poster Setup (Youth)

Corridor

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Inaugural Function

Grand Ballroom

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch Break

Cameo/Wedgewood

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Discussion w/ Keynote Speakers (Youth)

Oakdale
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Anubhava Goshti 1

Amphitheater

Vachana Competition

Merriweather
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Jeopardy Selection (Youth)

Oakdale
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dance (classical and non-classical) Competition

Grand Ballroom

For all Ages

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Singles Meet

Waverly

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

BOD & BOR Meetings

Amphitheater

Path to College/Business Workshop (Youth)

Oakdale

Singing (Non-classical) Competition

Merriweather

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Refreshments

Cameo/Wedgewood

6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Jeopardy (Youth)

Grand Ballroom

6:45 pm - 8:00 pm

Cultural Program 2

Grand Ballroom

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dinner

Cameo/Wedgewood

9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Cultural Program 3

Grand Ballroom

6:00 am - 6:45 am

Yoga

Willows - Lower Level

7:00 am - 7:45 am

Linga Pooje

Oakdale

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast

Cameo/Wedgewood

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Seva Day (Youth)

Offsite @JSS Mission

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Sharana Dampathigalu Prelims

Oakdale

Business & Finance Workshop

Amphitheater

9:30 am - 12:00 am

Cultural Program 4

Grand Ballroom

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Video Presentation (Youth)

Oakdale

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch

Cameo/Wedgewood

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health & Nutrition

Amphitheater

Coloring Competition (< 14 yr)

Cameo/Wedgewood

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Anubhava Goshti 2 - 'vachanagaLalli beragu-beLaku'

Grand Ballroom

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Vegetable Carving/Rangoli

Merriweather

Anubhava Goshti (Youth)

Grand Ballroom

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discussion w/ Swamijis (Youth)

Oakdale

Storytelling (Youth)

Merriweather

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Voice of Chapters & General Body Meeting

Grand Ballroom

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Speaking of Sharanas (Youth)

Merriweather

Self Management

Oakdale

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Refreshments

Cameo/Wedgewood

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sharana Dampathigalu

Grand Ballroom

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cultural Program 5

Grand Ballroom

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dinner

Cameo/Wedgewood

9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Cultural Program 6

Grand Ballroom