How to register:
Register Online - click here
Registration online requires a credit card for attendees who pay a registration fee. Confirmations will be sent by e-mail, and final meeting materials will be available on site.
If you are unable to meet the January 16, 2013 registration deadline, you may register onsite.
$0 for legislators, legislative staff
$0 for past NCSL presidents and staff chairs
$0 for NCSL Foundation for State
Legislatures Platinum and Gold level sponsors
$0 for spouse/guest
$300 for all other attendees
Necessary for badge preparation, but there is no registration fee required.
Cancellations received in the NCSL Denver office by January 21 will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee.
Cancellations must be made in writing and faxed to 303-364-7811. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after the meeting begins.
Confirmations will be e-mailed if an address is provided. Letter confirmations will be mailed upon request.
A block of rooms has been reserved at:
Room rate: $195 per night (excluding tax).
Each attendee is responsible for making his or her hotel and travel arrangements.
Reservations Make your reservation online.
or call the hotel directly at 1-805-564-4333; please reference group as NCSL.
Cancellation Policy at Hotel: Cancellations must be made at least 72 hours prior to check in to avoid incurring charges.
The cut-off date for the negotiated rate has been extended to Wednesday, January 16th, 2013.
Visit the Fess Parker's Hilton Doubletree for more information.
Due to a strict cut-off date, please make your reservation if you intend to participate. If you decide not to attend, reservations can be cancelled without penalty.
To make flight reservations though NCSL's travel agency, Christopherson Travel, call:
800-825-3283 or 303-694-4344
(7 a.m. to 6 p.m. MST)
Santa Barbara is served by the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).
The Fess Parker's Hilton Doubletree offers a complimentary airport shuttle. Guests must call on an individual basis to make arrangements. If you are interested, please call Guest Services at 805-884-8528. When booking your shuttle, please mention that you are with the NCSL conference.
Driving Directions to Fess Parker's from SBA:101 South to Milpas Exit, turn right.
Right on Calle Puerto Vallarta, entrance is on right.
Distance from Hotel: 11 mi.
Drive Time: 15 min.
Average temperatures for month of January are highs of 61º and lows of 38º.
To ensure full participation and accessibility for all meeting attendees, please notify Shannon McNamara at 303.364.7700, ext. 1492, of any special accommodations you may require.
Wedged between the gorgeous Santa Ynez Mountains and the beautiful Pacific Ocean rests the very popular Southern California community of Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara is more than just another Southern California beach town though, it offers some of the nicer shopping, historical, and outdoor areas in the region. For more information, please visit the Santa Barbara Convention and Visitors Bureau.