Annual Criminal & Civil Law Conference 2020

PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION CAREFULLY!

Training for the 2020 TDCAA Annual Criminal & Civil Law Conference will take place at the South Padre Island Convention Centre and the Courtyard by Marriott. Shuttle service will be provided to and from all the conference hotels. Board members and board meetings will be held at the Isla Grand; LaToya Scott will secure these accommodations. TDCAA staff and speakers will be housed at the Courtyard by Marriott.

There will be optional training on Tuesday, September 15. Board meetings will also be held on Tuesday. The Annual Conference will begin around 1pm on Wednesday, September 15 and will adjourn on Friday around noon on September 18. The brochure will not be available until mid-May.

Note for Sponsors & Exhibitors: This registration is for attendees only. Please see information below and email [email protected] with any questions. Once payment is received, Andrea will register you accordingly.

Housing is now open! Reservations can only be made online; read below for booking instructions. Please do not contact the hotels directly as they will redirect you back to this TDCAA webpage. Some of the hotels are new, others have been renovated, and some haven’t changed since the last time we visited the island. Please review the hotel sites and reviews prior to booking. The reservation booking website will help the South Padre Island hotels manage our inventory. If you have any questions, please email LaToya Scott at [email protected]

Distance from convention center to first set of hotels.
Distance from convention center to the second set of hotels.

Online Booking Instructions

  1. Click this booking link.
  2. Enter your email address.
  3. Select I am a new user and then Continue.
  4. Complete the profile information. Enter your work mailing address as the primary address. Click Save.
  5. Select your check-in and check-outdates and number of rooms you’re searching for. Click Continue.
  6. Click Select next to your hotel of choice. Don’t worry- select any room type and the next step will allow you to select specific types. Note: You will only see the hotels that physically have inventory over your dates. If you don’t see the hotel, the hotel does not have rooms available.
  7. Complete all the required fields (first/last name, select appropriate arrival and departure date, room type, any accessible needs/special request, and number of occupants). If you have more than one occupant, the system will prompt you to enter the additional names. All reservations must have different names.
  8. If you have additional rooms to enter, select Add Another Room. Repeat this step until you have entered the number of rooms needed.
  9. Click Continue. A summary of your “shopping cart” appears.
  10. Under the Payment Method section, enter the credit card information to hold your reservations. Click Save Payment Method. Your credit card will now appear on each person’s reservation (shown on the right side of screen).
  11. Click to Complete.
  12. Your entire transaction will appear. To see individual names, hover over the Occupants link. You can click View Summary to print your transaction if needed. You will receive an email within 24 hours. If 24 hours have passed and you still haven’t received your email, please contact LaToya Scott at [email protected]

If you need to book a different hotel, simply log out and log back in using your same credentials. Click Edit, and follow the same steps and select your new hotel. Please do not create multiple profiles.

If you need to change, cancel, edit, or modify any information on the reservations,

  1. Click the booking link.
  2. Enter the same email address that your originally used. Select I am an existing user, enter password and click Continue.
  3. Make the appropriate changes, follow the prompts and select click to complete.  Be sure to review your changes on the summary page for accuracy.

Below are the TDCAA conference hotels. These hotels are listed in order of distance away from the convention center. The LaQuinta, Hilton Garden Inn and Courtyard are all next door to each other, share beach access and are across the street from the convention center. Be aware -the speed limit on the island is 30 MPH so it will take you about 15-20 minutes to get from one side of the island to the other. If you have any general questions about the conference and hotels, please contact LaToya Scott ([email protected]). If you have any questions about booking days before and after the conference, please contact LaToya Scott at [email protected]

The hotels are adding inventory every day based on their availability. If you see that there are no rooms available, please check back throughout the day.

Hilton Garden Inn Beachfront is located at 7010 Padre Blvd. The hotel is 0.4 miles from the convention center (or a 9-minute walk). The discounted rate is $99.00. The resort fee has been waived. Internet in guest rooms and self-parking is complimentary.

Courtyard by Marriott is located at 6700 Padre Blvd. The hotel is 0.5 miles from the convention center (or a 9-minute walk). The discounted rate is $99.00. The resort fee has been waived and self-parking is complimentary. Internet in guest rooms is complimentary and a 20% discounted is provided to all TDCAA attendees who use the spa, golf, gift shop, restaurant and other hotel outlets.

LaQuinta Inn & Suites is located at 7000 Padre Blvd. This hotel is 0.5 miles from the convention center (or a 10-minute walk). The discounted rate is $92.00.The resort fee has been waived. Internet in guest rooms and self-parking is complimentary. As of 2/24/20, this hotel still has availability.

Isla Grand Beach Resort is located at 500 Padre Blvd. The hotel is 3.9 miles from the convention center and is not within walking distance. The discounted rate is $99.00. The resort fee has been waived. Internet in guest rooms and self-parking is complimentary. This hotel is sold out.

La Copa Beach Resort is located at 350 Padre Blvd. The hotel is 4.2 miles from the convention center and is not within walking distance. The discounted rate is $89.00.The resort fee has been waived. Internet in guest rooms and self-parking is complimentary.

Pearl South Padre is located at 310 Padre Blvd. The hotel is 4.5 miles from the convention center is not within walking distance. The discounted rate is $99.00. The resort fee has been waived. If you were able to make a reservation at this hotel, please keep it and send your confirmation number to [email protected].

Beach Resort by Holiday Inn (formerly Schlitterbaun) is located at 100 Padre Blvd. The hotel is 4.8 miles from the convention center is not within walking distance. The discounted rate is $99.00. The resort fee has been waived and self-parking is complimentary. Internet in guest rooms is complimentary and a 20% discounted is provided to all TDCAA attendees who use the spa, golf, gift shop, restaurant and other hotel outlets.

Click here to book reservations for the 2020 TDCAA Annual Criminal & Civil Law Conference!