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July 19-21, 2019
The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
Grapevine, Texas

Whether you're a first-time PTA Leader or a veteran attendee, LAUNCH has something for you! With more than 150 workshops offered and 200 booths in the exhibit hall, your weekend will be filled with valuable information, networking opportunities, and priceless experiences with passionate Leaders! We look forward to seeing you this summer in Grapevine!

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Take a moment to review all of the event options so you can create the ultimate LAUNCH experience to fit your needs. 

Special Events

All-Access Meal Pass ($85)
Be our guest at all three catered events and save money and time by purchasing one all-access pass!

LAUNCH Lift Off Dinner | Friday, July 19 ($35): Celebrate the "Lift Off" of our weekend together! Grab dinner in the exhibit hall while visiting with vendors and networking with your closest and newest PTA friends.

Talk of Texas Lunch | Saturday, July 20 ($35): Help honor our 2019 Outstanding Educators of the Year! This inspirational luncheon highlights our education heroes who work each day to make every child’s potential a reality.

back the future Brunch | Sunday, July 21 ($35): Don’t miss the chance to see PTA's mission in action as we celebrate our state's top student awardees for the Reflections arts program.

Tickets to special events will not be available for purchase onsite.

More Options

Official LAUNCH T-Shirt ($10): Take home LAUNCH 2019 with a commemorative t-shirt! Onsite purchases are limited.

LAUNCH Lunch | Friday, July 19 ($25): Get a jumpstart on the weekend with lunch on the go at one of several workshops open only to LAUNCH Lunch attendees. Tickets will not be available for purchase onsite. All workshops at LAUNCH Lunch will also be offered later in the weekend. Closed to add-ons.

*View the LAUNCH Lunch workshops here.

Registration Info

PTA Leader LAUNCH Fees

Early Bird: $100 (Deadline June 24; now closed)
Full Registration: $135 (Deadline July 8; now closed)
Late Registration: $150 (Opens July 12 - July 17)
Due to the availability of late registration, onsite registration will not be available this year.

Complimentary Registration

Campus Administrator
One campus administrator (principal or assistant principal) may attend for FREE when accompanying registered members of their PTA.

New PTA Welcome
Texas PTA welcomed over 50 new Local PTAs during the current membership year, and we're excited to offer each of those PTAs a grant for two FREE LAUNCH registrations. Welcome to the PTA family! For a list of eligible PTAs and instructions to redeem the complimentary registrations, click hereNow closed.

Register for LAUNCH

Pay by Check Online

The ability to pay by e-check eliminates the need for paper registrations. All LAUNCH registrations will be processed online.

Simple Online Registration

Each registration requires a few fields of contact information for each attendee:

• First and Last Name
• Unique Email Address
• School District and Local PTA Name (yes, even if a Council board member!)
• Birth Month and Birth Date

*Make sure you have submitted your own 2019-2020 Local Officer information here before registering. 

Register Others for LAUNCH

As long as you have the required information for each attendee (see above), you can register as many Leaders as you like! We were not able to provide multiple registrations in a single transaction, so you will need to begin a new registration for each attendee.

Registration Links

*Make sure you have submitted your own 2019-2020 Local Officer information here before registering. 

PTA Leaders & Volunteers: Click here for LAUNCH registration.

Administrator Registration

Transfer or Change Your Registration
All transfers or additional options must be submitted online no later than July 8, 2019.

Apply for Financial Assistance
Texas PTA offers financial assistance for a limited number of PTAs to offset a portion of the costs incurred in attending LAUNCH. If applying for financial assistance, do not process a paid registration while awaiting a decision on your application. Texas PTA will not refund paid registrations if PTAs are awarded assistance. Now closed.