Member Login

93rd Annual Conference of the National Guard Association of Louisiana

Location: Raising Cane’s River Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Date: 19 – 21 April 2024

Theme: Summer Olympics


Annual Conference Registration Fees

Early Bird Pricing:

Company-Grade Officers: $50.00
Warrant Officers: $70.00
Field-Grade Officers: $70.00

Retired Officers: $50.00
All Spouses/Guests:  $50.00
Senior Enlisted/NCO:  $40.00

Registration Pricing

Early bird:  $70.00 (Ends 06 Mar 2024)
Regular: $90.00 (Ends 18 April 2024)
Day of Event: $100.00
Business Session Only: $10.00
Sponsors: $0.00 register here

Ensure you have an account created and logged in prior to attempting to complete registration.


Hotel Accommodations

Due to the location downtown, association hotel block rooms are available only until 19 March and are first come, first served so it is recommended you reserve early. The links below will automatically bring up the group rate page. If you decide to call in to reserve a room, please ensure you reference the National Guard Association of Louisiana.

The Watermark Baton Rouge

  • $159 per night
  • 50 rooms available
  • 150 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
  • Phone: 225-408-3200
  • Website
  • SOLD OUT

The Courtyard By Marriott Downtown

  • $139 per night
  • 20 rooms available
  • 260 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
  • Phone: 225-831-4646
  • Website

The Indigo

  • $106 per night
  • 40 rooms available
  • 200 Convention Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
  • Phone: 225-343-1515
  • Website

The Hampton Inn Downtown

  • $139 per night
  • 30 rooms available
  • 462 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
  • Phone: 225-382-2100
  • Website

Hilton Baton Rouge Capital Center

  • $139 per night
  • 100 rooms available
  • 201 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
  • Phone: 225-344-5866
  • Website

Vehicle Parking

The parking situation downtown Baton Rouge can be challenging at times, and we have attached a flyer link that will assist you in finding a garage and the parking rates. Parking garages are all within walking distance of the Raising Cane’s River Center and the various surrounding hotels.

Parking flyer.


Conference Attire Guide

You can find the conference attire guide here outlining what is recommended to be worn during each event. NGALA Attire Guide 2024.


Conference Agenda

Friday Golf Tournament   
If interested in playing golf, please go to the conference golf page and complete the separate registration process. We are expanding this event’s participation and will be a separate event from the regular conference registration.

  • Time: 0700 – 1300
  • Location: The Santa Maria Golf Course
  • 18460 Santa Maria Parkway, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
  • Cost: $50.00

Friday Night Social

1800 – 2200 – SOCIAL EVENT

THE THEME FOR THE EVENT IS: NGALA GOES TO THE SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES

FOOD PROVIDED, DRUs HOST, BEVERAGES, GAMES, AND COSTUME CONTEST


Saturday Business Session (Main Ball Room)

0700 – 0930 – COFFEE AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST ITEMS WITH SPONSORS

0830 – 0845 – OPENING CEREMONY / NATIONAL ANTHEM / PLEDGE/ INVOCATION 

0845 – 0900 – WELCOME REMARKS

0900 – – 1155 – BUSINESS SESSION

1155 – 1255 – LUNCH WITH THE CORPORATE SPONSORS (Business Session Only registrations able to attend)

1155 – 1255 – COMPANY GRADE LUNCHEON WITH TAG

1155 – 1255 – RETIREE LUNCHEON

1255 – 1300 – RECONVENE AND CALL TO ORDER, RAFFLE DRAWING

1300 – 1330 – RECOGNITION OF CORPORATE SPONSORS 

1330 – 1400 – CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS/FINAL RAFFLE


Saturday Spouses Event Information 

0900 – 1300 – DETAILS TBD
Event Flyer


Warrant Officer Mixer

1700 – 1755 – WARRANT OFFICER MIXER


Saturday Night Gala

1700 – UTC – PHOTOGRAPHER AVAILABLE

1700 – 1755 – VIP SOCIAL (GOs, J-STAFF DIRs, DRU CDRS, BN CDRS, SPONSORS)

1700 – UTC – CASH BAR FOR GENERAL RECEPTION AREA

1800 – 2200 – BUFFET STYLE DINNER SERVED, AWARDS, MUSIC


Friday and Saturday Childcare

Childcare will be available at the Raisin Cain’s Convention Center. If you are interested in child care services at any time during the conference, please select this registration link, and complete and submit this form to the vendor.

  • 6mo’s through 2yrs old
  • 3yrs through 5yrs old
  • 6yrs through 10yrs old

19 April 2024 

1700 – 2230

20 April 2024

0800-1430
1630-2230

  • Child friendly meals and snacks will be provided during each session.
  • Security measures will be taken to ensure your child(s) safety at all times. Picture/ name (i.e., Military Id, Driver’s License) identification must be presented to the child care staff. Additionally, you must sign your child in/ out for each session. Children will be separated into different rooms dependent upon your child’s age. Note that younger children are not allowed to be placed in the school aged room, as a security precaution.
  • If your child/children are in diapers, please bring a diaper bag that includes diapers, wipes, bottles/ sippy cups and a change of clothes. Also please include any formula or baby food. On all items brought, please clearly print child’s first and last name, as well as military members name (i.e., diaper bag, bottles, wipes, sippy cup(s), clothing and any comfort items, etc). Please note that childcare workers are not allowed to administer medication, cream or ointments.
  • No cell phones and/ or other electronic gaming systems should be brought to childcare rooms, as we will not be responsible for them.