2021 ROBA Annual Meeting

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID

2021 National meeting to be held at The Pine Acres Event Center
8746 LaRue Prospect Road
LaRue, Ohio   43332

Schedule

  • August 26 (Thursday)
    • 7 p.m.  to 9 p.m. Social
  • August 27 (Friday)
    • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Education
    • 6 p.m.  Dinner at Pine Acres
  • August 28 (Saturday)
    • 9 a.m. Welcome
    • 9:30 a.m. General Membership Meeting
    • 10:45  a.m. to 5 p.m. Education
    • 6 p.m. until ? – Banquet and ROBA ANNUAL AUCTION

Directions

LaRue, Ohio is 2.5 hours NNE of Cincinnati, Ohio.  The closest hotel accommodations are in Marion, Ohio

Air Travel

Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is 2.5 hours away.

Columbus Regional Airport
(CMH) is 1.25 hours away

Indianapolis International Airport
(IND) is 3.25 hours away

Hosting Hotels

Country Inn and Suites

2091 Marion-Mt Gilead Road
Marion, OH  43302
(740) 386-5451
*NOT a pet friendly hotel.  Rooms have small refrigerator and microwave.
Rate $90.00 per night / plus tax.  Single or Double (Reference ROBA when calling)
Cutoff date for special room rate is July 26, 2021

My Place Hotel

299 McMahan Blvd.
Marion, OH   43302
(740) 361-6422
Rate – SINGLE is $100.00 per night, DOUBLE is $115.00 per night / plus tax. 
PET FRIENDLY HOTEL – Rooms have kitchenette
Cutoff date for special room rate is July 26, 2021.

Hotels are approximately 30 minutes from meeting facilities. 

Schedule  (subject to minor modifications as the event progresses)

  • Thursday, August 26
  • 7:00-9:00 pm Social gathering at Dan and Linda’s farm
  • Friday, August 27
    • 8:00-9:00        Final Registration and check-in.
    • 9:00-9:30      Welcome by ROBA President: Mike Jablonski        Welcome by hosts: Dan & Linda
    • 9:30-10:30       Member Introductions
    • 10:30-10:45    Break
    • 10:45-noon    Continue and complete Member Introductions
    • Noon-1:00       Lunch
    • 1:00-1:30       Reindeer 101
    • 1:30-2:00      EHD information and vaccine
    • 2:00- 3:30     Panel of 3 members: Bulls in rut/Breeding Season
    • 3:30-3:45     Break
    • 3:45-5:00      Panel of 3 members: Treatments for reindeer, antibiotics, wormer, etc.
    • 6:00 PM        Evening Meal served at Dan and Linda’s farm
  • Saturday, August 28
    • 9:00-9:30      Welcome
    • 9:30-10:30   ROBA General Membership Meeting
    • 10:30-10:45 Break
    • 10:45-noon  Panel of 3 members: Barns, Fencing, Gates, etc.
    • Noon-1:00    Lunch
    • 1:00-2:00     Speaker: what is required for selling reindeer; what should seller/buyer know/do
    • 2:00-3:00      Speaker: Anatomy & Physiology of a Reindeer
    • 3:00-5:00      Open Discussion:  Reindeer Health, etc
    • 6:00-7:00      Banquet 
    • 7:00-9:00 or later         ROBA Auction

Get In Touch

Reindeer Owners and Breeders Association
406 Main St. / PO Box. 357 Luxemburg, WI 54217

Phone: 920-639-3420 | Email: info@reindeerowners.com