The 101st Annual Texas Pecan Growers Conference & Trade Show 

This July the Texas Pecan Growers Association (TPGA) gathers again for its annual Conference & Trade Show! Join us as we head to the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center & Spa in San Marcos, Texas, for our 101st conference. At the 2022 conference, we’re featuring special events and various speakers to provide you with an educational and entertaining experience. Additional activities include the Pecan Pairing Program and a forum hosted by the National Pecan Federation. Register here!

The full conference packet with an educational agenda and further details can be found through the button below.

TEXAS PECAN GROWERS ASSOCIATION REGISTRATION FORM



Conference Registration Fee

(Only two adults of same family per registration)

Registering after June 21

$180

$200

Up to five people included; at least one membership must be associated with the group

$600
**(Confirmed exhibitors do not pay a registration fee)**

TPGA Pecan Pairing Program

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2022-2023 Membership Dues

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Most TPGA memberships expire on June 30 (you can check yours in the TPGA membership area). If your membership expires in June, please take this opportunity to renew as you register for conference. Through your membership, you support valuable research, such as work with Texas A&M, marketing, work with Texas Department of Agriculture and grants, and advocacy programs with the National Pecan Federation and more.

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The Membership Directory will only be available to TPGA members through our login system. Information shared will be name, phone number, email address, city, and state.

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Tickets for Special Events

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At Texas Rock House, 3207 Hunter Road, San Marcos, Monday, July 11. Doors open at 6 p.m. and event ends 10 p.m. BBQ dinner sponsored by Burch Corp. and bar sponsored by Big Star Ag Source. $45 per person

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Wednesday, July 13, includes lunch and tour. $30 per person

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for Orchard Tour, Wednesday. $20 per person

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Pre-Order your TPGA merch

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These hats are available in maroon and green, and feature the Texas Pecan Growers Association’s logo. Limited stock. $25 each.

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Black matte tumbler has a fun pecan-themed phrase, “Pecan Ya Dig It,” and the TPGA logo. Limited stock. $20 each.

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Show off your TPGA membership with special hats! Signs have the TPGA logo and are weather resistant. Sized 12-by-12 inches, the signs are perfect for your front gate, retail store, or even your front yard. Limited stock. $30 each.

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Texas Pecan Growers Association has published a consumer special edition magazine to help spread the good word about pecans. These magazines are available in bulk for an at-print price for industry members to use in their businesses, consumer outreach, and more. On the line below, write how many magazines you would like. Printed copies of Pieces of Pecan will be hand-delivered at conference and come in bundles of 10. $3 per magazine, or $30 per bundle of 10.

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As part of our conference, TPGA is hosting a Pecan Cookie Contest during the Grand Opening Reception on Sunday, July 10. All attendees are invited to participate. If you want to enter a pecan cookies into the contest, please check the box and fill in the names of the recipe and baker on the lines below. The winner will be featured in the TPGA recipe brochure and Pecan South. Cookies must be in a disposable container and should be delivered to Registration by 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 11, before the Grand Opening Reception.

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Contributions

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RAFFLE TO SUPPORT TEXAS EXTENSION & PECAN RESEARCH

For the past seven years, the Texas Pecan Growers Association has included a raffle at each conference. All proceeds will go to Texas pecan research and extension. Some of the speakers at this conference will directly benefit from this raffle. The grand prize is a commemorative bolt-action 93R17 BVSS rifle, engraved with the TPGA logo. We heard it makes a great squirrel deterrent! Ticket sales will be limited to 300 tickets for $25 each. Buy four tickets, you get the fifth free. You do not need to be present to win. The drawing will take place at Grand Opening Reception on Sunday night.

FRED R. BRISON SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This mailing is the only time each year we mention the $1,000 Fred Brison scholarship presented annually by TPGA to a student in the Horticulture Department at Texas A&M University. If you are interested in contributing to our scholarship fund (or the TAMU Pecan Endowment), you may use this registration form to do so.

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TEXAS A&M PECAN ENDOWMENT

These contributions go towards the effort to create a pecan endowment at Texas A&M University, which will support pecan research and the Texas A&M pecan program.

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SPONSOR THE 2022 CONFERENCE

The Texas Pecan Growers Association opens up sponsorship opportunities to all conference attendees. Everyone can help make TPGA’s Conference & Trade Show successful. If you’re interested in sponsoring the 2022 conference, please write the amount you wish to contribute on the line to the right.

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SILENT AUCTION

Funds generated from the silent auction will go to Texas pecan research and extension. Your contribution is not only for a good cause but can also help to promote your company or product. If you’d like to donate, please write a description of the item and give an estimated value. Items will need to be mailed to our office or delivered to the Registration at conference beforeSunday night’s Grand Opening Reception.

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Conference Hotel Information

TPGA has a discounted group rate at the Embassy Suites in San Marcos for the conference. You must secure your reservation before June 10 in order to receive the discounted group rate. You can make your hotel reservations here. The discounted group rate is offered until the room block runs out. Once online, enter your group code: CESTEG.

You may also call the hotel directly at 512-805-5312 and identify yourself as part of the Texas Pecan Growers group. The TPGA rate is $159 for a single or double. Triple and quad occupancy rates are slightly higher. Our guaranteed block includes Saturday through Wednesday nights, departing on Thursday morning. Other nights may be reserved, based on availability.

Our Sponsors

Thank you to every sponsor for helping make our 2022 conference special! The Texas Pecan Growers Association looks forward to celebrating with all of you at our 2022 Conference and Trade Show.