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July 4 - 7, 2021

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The Elks National Convention Commission is working closely with the Tampa Convention Center and Visit Tampa Bay to plan for a safe and healthy Elks National Convention. Safety measures and plans are evolving, but are likely to include social distancing, attendee occupancy management and personal mask use which is currently required in Tampa.

Pre-registration is open online-only until June 21. Click here to preregister now! Pre-Registration will be the best way to avoid lines and safely receive your credentials and other critical attendee information.

This page will be updated with more information as Convention approaches. See you in Tampa!

Planning to attend? Let us know, and be sure to checkout your fellow elks.org users in attendance.

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