The Basics 

 

Hotel Information

The event is being held at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center, Rapid City, SD. To make your reservation please go to our “Hotel Reservations” page.

  • Address: 2111 N. LaCrosse St., Rapid City, South Dakota.

  • Phone: 605-343-8550.

  • Room rate is $149 plus tax. You may have that rate for three days before and three days after the event if you wish.

  • We have 100 rooms for the duration of the event (Tues-Thurs nights the hotel is completely booked by an unrelated convention).

  • An additional 25 rooms have been reserved at Holiday Inn Express, just across the street from the Best Western in case of overflow.

Event Registration

The registration fee for the event is $85 per person.  To complete your registration please go to our “Event Registration” page.

Included in that cost is the following:

  • Welcome Pack – Otherwise known as a goodie bag, this will include at a minimum:

o   Car Event Stickers

o   Antenna Clips

o   Lanyards and Personal Badges

o   Chamber of Commerce Brochure

  • Meet and Greet – This event is Monday, June 22 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.  This includes hors d'oeuvres and soft drinks that will substitute as a light dinner. Cash bar will be available during the event as well. The theme will be ‘Western.’ So, dress up in those digs and don’t forget the 10-gallon hat; if you have room in the KAPPA?!? ‘Jack’ the NASSAM 2020 mascot will be in attendance and request all those ‘Jack-a-like’s’ to join him for a group photo in our Western Photo Booth. Best costume awards for both ‘Jack-a-likes’ and attendees. So be creative! Let your imagination go!!

  • Casino Night/Poker Walk – This event is Tuesday, June 23 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM and located in Deadwood, SD.  Similar to a Poker Run, attendees will take a 1.4 mile walking tour along Main street; visiting various casinos and other businesses; drawing a playing card from each establishment. (There is a trolley you can use as well.) Once completed, turn in your sheet at Deadwood Welcome Center; and then enjoy yourself in town. The winning hand will receive a prize at the banquet.

  • Ice Cream Social – This event is Wednesday, June 24 at 7:00pm in the hotel courtyard. Included is your serving of ice cream (and maybe plus some).  You can have either a cone or bowl. Sponsored by local creamery!

  • Car Show – This event is Thursday, June 25 from 6:00 PM — 10:00 PM located in the hotel parking lot.  See Car Show link for categories.

  • Banquet – This event is Friday, June 26 starting at 5:00 PM with a social hour with dinner being served at 6:00.

T-Shirts

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  • Event t-shirts will be offered with the 15th Anniversary logo on the front left breast and event logo on the backside.

  • Pricing will be $20 per shirt.

o   Men’s Sizes:  S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL

o   Women’s Sizes (rounded neck):  S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL

  • A sample shirt is shown

Event Posters

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Available for Purchase, price per poster is $30. The Event design posters are scaled for a 20” tall x 24” wide. Ready to Frame.

Event Patch

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Available for Purchase, price per patch $7.50. Patches are 3.5” in diameter. Iron on or Sew on. Limited production available so get ‘em while they last!

Event coin

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Limited Run and Edition coin for the 15th Annual NASSAM! Don’t miss out on a piece of history! Available for Purchase, price per coin $10. Coin size is 1.75” displayed in a coin card for protection.

 

Additional Cost

Depending on each individual’s choices for participation in additional events, possible extra costs that may affect you are:

  • Cash bar for the meet and greet, car show and the banquet for those who choose to indulge.

  • Mt. Rushmore has a $10 parking fee.

  • Crazy Horse has a $12 per person entry fee.

  • Custer State Park has a $20 entry fee.

  • Devils Tower has a $25 entry fee if you choose to enter the park, some drivers may wish to simply spend an hour outside the park at the trading post. It is no additional cost for those with National Park passes.

  • Breakfast is NOT included at the Best Western. Besides the Meet and Greet, Ice Cream Social and banquet attendees incur all additional food costs.

  • Trolley in Deadwood costs $1 each person; each time you get on.

  • And we’re not covering gambling losses.  Ha!

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