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2012 TSA Spring Convention
March 30 - April 1, 2012
Cascade Caverns , 226 Cascade Caverns Road, Boerne, TX

For more information, contact the TSA Vice-Chair at TSA Vice-Chair

Note:  information is subject to change.


TSA Bats

The TSA, founded in 1956, has been bringing cavers from around Texas for over 50 years.  TSA Spring convention is a great time for all of us to come together with family and friends to enjoy group meals, presentations, workshops, new works at the Map & Photo Salon, treasures at the TCMA auction, business meetings, and your favorite vendors.

The spring convention is the annual technical meeting featuring presentations on projects and information on the scientific aspects of caving.

Photo by Cascade Caverns Cascade Cavern Salamander - photo - Dante Fenolio Jim Kennedy gave a great talk on the WNS problem with bats dying off-Photo Pete Lindsley

2012 TSA Spring Convention
March 30 - April 1, 2012
Cascade Caverns, 226 Cascade Caverns Road, Boerne, TX

Location MAP

PDF Map to download and print


Fees:

Registration

  • $15.00 Individual Rate per person
  • $10.00 Child Rate per child 12-16 years old
  • $40.00 Family Rate (parents & children)
  • Children 12 and under $free

Camping

  • $5.00 Camping per person/per night camping (children under 16 camp free)

Join the Texas Speleological Society and fellow Texas cavers for a relaxing weekend in Cascade Caverns, Boerne, TX.  The TSA, founded in 1956, has been bringing Texas cavers together for over 50 years.

Fill your day with informative presentations from cavers about developments in cave sciences, project updates, national and international exploration, and much more.  Participate in the Photo and Map Salon by entering your latest and greatest works for all to enjoy.  Support Texas caves by participating and contributing to the TCMA auction.  Attend the TSA meeting on Saturday & TCMA meeting on Sunday for an opportunity to offer your input and insight into the future of Texas caving.

Meet fellow cavers and project leaders from around the state.  This is a great chance to get involved with ongoing projects and create future caving opportunities for all.

Interesting Talks-Photo Pete Lindsley A great meal from the TCCC Cooks-Photo Pete Lindsley Visiting with friends-Photo Pete Lindsley

Attend great caving presentations: From high adventure to highly educational, from local to out of this world.

Meet fellow cavers and project leaders from around the state.  This is a great opportunity to become involved with ongoing projects and create future caving opportunities for all.

Free scheduled cave tour for all registered.

See the latest and greatest Maps and Photos of your favorite caves.

Come by and visit with suppliers of caving related books & merchandise.

Support Texas caves by participating in the TCMA fundraiser auction.

Attend the TSA meeting on Saturday & TCMA meeting on Sunday for an opportunity to offer your input and insight into the future of Texas caving.


Site Information

Camping at Cascade Caverns, Boerne, TX (Website)!

If you have any questions about facilities, contact TSA Vice-Chair.


Convention Events

Roger Moore and Mallory Mayeux are excitingly lining up presenters so if you have a great topic to present, please contact them.

Facility for Saturday Meeting: Geneva School of Boerne (113 Cascade Caverns Rd, Fair Oaks Ranch, TX 78015). 

Full use of Cascade Cavern campground facilities for Sunday meetings, auction, and meals (supper catered by Spinelli's Vistro).

No attack dogs permitted on campground and all pets must remain on leash.

Hope to see you there!


Map Salon


Photo Salon


TCMA Auction

Recycle your old junk into caves - Get ready for another incredible TCMA Auction! at the TSA Spring Convention. If you have donations please contact auction@tcmacaves.org.