2019 NCAAHPERD-SM Convention, Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem

2019 NCAAHPERD-SM State Convention: 8:00 AM Oct 24 - 12:00 PM Oct 26, 2019

Benton Convention Center, 301 W 5th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101


Keynoters & Featured Presenters: We are pleased to announce that we have secured the services of five nationally-recognized keynoters and presenters for this year's State Convention!

As time permits, please listen two what these two Student Majors from Gardner Webb University have to say about this year's State Convention.

This Year, Our Fantastic Presenters Include:

  • Dr. Bob Pangrazi (Arizona)! Bob Pangrazi is one of the world's most recognized physical education gurus! Pangrazi is a Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University and an Educational Consultant for Gopher Sport. He is the author of two best selling textbooks - Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children and Dynamic Physical Education for Secondary School Students. These two textbooks have sold more than 750,000 copies. This is Bob's first appearance at NCAAHPERD-SM. Bob will be delivering the keynote address on Thursday.
  • Jamie Sparks (President, SHAPE America)! Jamie Sparks is the 2019 President of SHAPE America. He will be delivering the keynote address on Friday. During his time with us, President Sparks will be sharing SHAPE America's new fundraising event: "Health.Moves.Minds!." 

A Message From Jamie Sparks, SHAPE America President!

  • The Expert Teacher & Coach John Smith (National Elementary PE Teacher of the Year)! John has been thrilling crowds his is insightful presentations, interesting student stories, and teaching insights for many years. Attendees will be    excited to note that he is both a National Physical Education TOY and National Basketball Coach of the Year as well!

Watch as Chip Candy, National Middle School PE Teacher of the Year, Tells Why He's Coming to Winston-Salem!!

  • The Ever-Delightful Chip Candy (National Middle School PE Teacher of the Year)!  Chip has been presenting across the United States for decades - from California to New Jersey, Florida to Maine.  Interestingly enough, this will be Chip's first appearance at the NCAAHPERD-SM State Convention.

And Expert North Carolina Presenters like Gabe Erwin, Chris Walker, Ami Gibson, Mike Morris, Joe Weaver, Charla Krahnke, Lara Brickhouse and Much, Much More! Listen to Ami Gibson describe why she loves attending the Annual NCAAHPERD-SM State Convention!


Important NC Teacher Renewal Credit Information: Participants are able to earn up to 1.6 renewal credits by attending this year’s 3-day event. Sched Online Schedule Now Available! Please see below sessions eligible for LITERACY and DIGITAL LEARNING. 


Sched Online Schedule Now Available! Please see below for a list of sessions eligible for LITERACY and DIGITAL LEARNING. 

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Discount Lodging Options: Reserve your room with us to receive a discount and specials include complimentary evening beverages and breakfast at the two hotels listed below. Please note that this is a time-limited room block hold. Both hotels are a short 2-minute walk to the Benton Convention Center. It is strongly advised to secure your discounted hotel rooms before 9/15/2019 as many were locked out on these lower rates last year!

** These special rates include a full cooked-to-order breakfast buffet per guest and two drink coupons per daily stay.**

** Please note that last year (2018) many of you were unable to get rooms at the Marriott and Embassy Suites because they were sold out 30-days prior to the State Convention. We are re-negotiated our contact and they will honor the rates seen above as long as they have 20% of their rooms available for other guests. Once they reach this threshold, the rates jump up to their regular customer rates. It is STRONGLY advised that individuals wanting to stay at these two hotels book their room no later than 9/15/2019.

Lastly, State Convention Registration Details: As always, individuals who are able to register early for our State Convention will be able to take advantage of discounted rates. These include:

  • Discounted "Early" Rates ($85 for NCAAHPERD-SM Members; $140 otherwise) > Before August 1, 2019.
  • Regular Convention Rate ($95 for NCAAHPERD-SM Members; $150 otherwise) > Before September 30, 2019.
  • "Last Minute" & OnSite Registration Rate ($110 for NCAAHPERD-SM Members; $175 otherwise): October 1st on.
  • Note: There is a $25 processing fee for any requested refunds.