Welcome to Sioux Falls!

We welcome the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) for our Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference (AM-PIC) hosted in Sioux Falls, SD July 12-16, 2015. Thank you to all of our sponsors who have made this event possible.

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Thursday Tour/Shuttle Information:

  • The 18 tour buses will be used as shuttle buses. Buses will leave from EACH hotel and proceed directly to the Fairgrounds for breakfast. You will then assemble for tours.
  • There are ONLY two departure times for each hotel:
    6:00
    a.m. and 6:30 a.m.
  • Tours leaving at 6:45 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. MUST ride the 6:00 a.m. shuttles.
  • ALL hotels (Sheraton-Main Lobby, Best Western Ramkota-East Lobby,Dakotah Lodge, Ramada, Super 8, and Clubhouse) will be served. There is no stop at the Convention Center.
  • Those with vehicles can take others and drive directly to the fairgrounds. There will be a designated parking area.
  • Those with vehicles can take others and drive directly to the fairgrounds. There will be a designated parking area.  
  • Non-Tour Participants: Shuttle service to fairgrounds will begin at 5:30 p.m.
  • Shuttles will continue from fairgrounds to hotels. Last shuttle leaves fairgrounds at 9:00 p.m.

Be on Buses By (buses leaving directly from each hotel to fairgrounds):

6:00 a.m.                                                                      

  • Tour 2- (7:15 departure)
  • Tour 4-(6:50 departure)
  • Tour 6-(7:00 departure)
  • Tour 7-(7:15 departure)
  • Tour 9-(7:00 departure)
  • Tour 10-(7:15 departure)
  • Tour 12-(7:00 departure)
  • Tour 14- (6:45 departure)
  • Tour 16- (7:00 departure)
  • Tour 21-(7:00 departure)
  • Tour 22 – (7:15 departure)
  • Tour 26- (7:00 departure)
  • Tour 28- (7:00 departure)

6:30 a.m.                             

  • Tour 3 – (7:45 departure)
  • Tour 5 – (7:40 departure)
  • Tour 15- (7:45 departure)
  • Tour 17- (7:30 departure)
  • Tour 20 – (8:20 departure)

Friday Airport Shuttle Schedule

5 am – 11 am  Please be ready 5-10 min. early to load quickly.

North Hotels

  • Depart from Ramkota on the hour
  • Depart from Dakotah Lodge approximately 5 min past the hour
  • Depart Sheraton 15 min. past the hour
  • Depart Ramada approximately 20 min. past the hour
  • Arrive at the Airport ~30 min. past the hour

South Hotels

  • Depart from Clubhouse Suites on the hour
  • Depart from Super 8 approximately 5 min past the hour
  • Arrive at the Airport ~30 min. past the hour

Welcome letter from NACAA President

Welcome letter from the President of the host state

Welcome to Sioux Falls and South Dakota Video

Quick Glance of Conference Schedule

County Agents Magazine – Conference Edition

AMPIC Registration Direct Link

First Timers Webinar Recording (may be prompted to first install add-in to view this recording)

1st Press Release

2nd Press Release

AM-PIC Program Book