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The cancellation policy is detailed in this PDF.

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For convention activities, only registered S-Ateens (ages 12 to 19 years) are allowed, including group meals and all hotel areas where convention meetings take place. Nursing babies also are not allowed in convention meetings or meeting areas. However, you are welcome to bring your children to stay with you in the hotel, and they are welcome to use the hotel facilities.

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In the spirit of the Twelfth Step, many meetings will be recorded. Recorded meetings are marked “RECORDED” in the program. These audio recordings are available through Lee’s Tapes and CDs. For full sets, place your order by 6:00 pm on Saturday for pickup on Sunday. You can also order by phone or by email - see the convention booklet for phone number and email address. Important note about recording: During recorded meetings, recording will not be stopped during the session. If you do not wish to be recorded, we suggest you choose another meeting or participate by listening.

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A wonderful spiritual atmosphere of recovery and fellowship! A variety of recovery programs will be available. These include “plenary” speakers from SA and S-Anon, who will have messages — these talks follow dinner Friday and Saturday, and lunch on Saturday and will be also be on Sunday afternoon. Convention participants who do not take meals will be welcomed into the room for the talks. The day will be filled with breakout sessions along several tracks of various interest. Some open meetings will be held which will welcome folks from both fellowships—especially popular have been couples recovery sessions. A fellowship room will be available for snacks, schmoozing, and relaxing. Temporary sponsors will be available for newbies. There are plenty opportunities for service.

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We are expecting between 600 - 700 people over the course of the weekend.

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Yes. Please click any of the fellowship buttons on the bottom of this page.

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Absolutely! Certain breakout sessions will specifically target newcomers, and temporary sponsors will be available to help get you started!

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For SA, the only requirement for membership is a desire to stop lusting and become sexually sober. For S-Anon, the only requirement for membership is that there be a problem of sexaholism in a relative or friend. Everyone attending must register with their self-identified Fellowship Convention.

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In consideration of all attendees, please wear modest, loose-fitting, conservative clothing. Please do not wear shorts, tank tops, or open toe shoes. Shirt and blouse necklines should be high. Minimize the use of cologne or perfume.

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Many of the sessions will be recorded and CDs will be available following the conventions from your fellowship or the recording company.

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Please speak in language suited for this dignified gathering and inoffensive to all.

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The vegetarian meal option will be Non-Dairy, Gluten Free, and Vegetarian diet compliant. Meal options are available at registration.

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The 12 Steppin' Deep in the Heart of Texas Conventions Committee itself will not be offering scholarships. However, we urge you to contact your local meeting group or your local Intergroup; many of them are providing some assistance in the form of partial scholarships to attend the convention.

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Yes! We are helping attending members who want to share a room. To put your name on the list, email us. SA members email: SA_roomshare@texas12step2018.org and S-Anon members email: SAnon_roomshare@texas12step2018.org

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Send us your info via the form on our Variety Show page and we will let you know if there is a spot for you in the variety show.