WCB 2019 Convention Registration

Please fill in the requested information and check those items that apply to you. Registration is complete and guaranteed when this form and payment (online or by check) are received by the given deadline date. Registrations received after October 10 and all Purchase Orders will be charged the onsite rates.

Contact Information

Select the meals you actually plan to attend. Make sure they are included in the registration packet you choose. If you want a vegetarian meal, please also check that box.

Breakout Sessions

Throughout Friday, October 25, 2019, we will hold three concurrent sessions. Please check the ones you plan to attend.
Friday Night Options
Life Member Opportunities

Order a 2019 WCB Convention T-shirt (pickup at registration only). No orders will be accepted after October 10, 2019.

Disability accommodations

Please read and agree to the “Expectations for Those Attending WCB Sponsored Events” and “Cancellation and Refund Policy”.

The Washington Council of the Blind (WCB) strives to provide a safe and comfortable environment for all of our event participants. Attendees at WCB-sponsored events are expected to govern themselves in an appropriate, acceptable and sociable manner. Purposeful behavior which causes another attendee, their companion(s), or their service animal personal injury, harassment, or to be fearful about attending WCB-sponsored events may result in WCB writing a review of the given situation for our records and taking action as needed on a case by case basis
In planning for events, we provide tools to assist our blind attendees, such as: advanced training to hotel staff, published hotel description, and minimal volunteer assistance throughout the event when possible. To ensure safe passage in crowded areas, each participant must remain vigilant of others’ safety, using caution and consideration while negotiating aisles, halls and other pathways where large numbers of blind individuals and dog guides may be present.
When volunteers are available at WCB-sponsored events, they are to provide only limited assistance to participants. WCB and its representatives are not responsible for personal care or ongoing assistance to participants. If greater individual assistance is needed, participants are expected to arrange for such support at such WCB-sponsored events on their own based on individual needs.
When possible, volunteers may be on-hand to provide minimal assistance to attendees with navigating the public areas of our events. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide significant individual assistance. When volunteers are available, they may escort attendees to and from sleeping rooms only upon initial check-in, and then, only to the hotel room door. Volunteers will not be available to assist with handling or administering medication, packing luggage, ongoing escort to and from sleeping rooms, feeding, dressing or toileting, and/or walking service animals. If you know you will need substantial individual assistance, we ask you to arrange to have someone accompany you for this purpose.

Cancellations and Refunds
Conventioneers who cancel their registration at least 14 days prior to the start of the convention will be refunded minus a $10 processing fee. Unless an extreme hardship exception is approved by the president, those canceling after that time forfeit their full registration fee. Cancellations must be sent in writing directly to the WCB President at
Refunds, when appropriate, will be made within four weeks after the convention

Submit your registration form below. You may either pay with a credit
card on the next page, or close it and pay by check or money order.
Washington Council of the Blind, P.O. Box 1354, Puyallup, WA 98371