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The 2020, 11th Annual Convention of the United States Association of Rudimental Drummers Convention to be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Danbury, CT., Has Been Postponed:

The current situation with the Covid-19 Virus and the suggested closing of venues, schools, places of employment, etc., to help contain its spread, we have postponed the 2020 annual USARD convention to October 9th through the 11th.

To Those Who Have Registered for This Year’s Convention, Please Know:

  • All hotel reservations for April 2020 date have been cancelled. Room reservations for the October weekend are available now. Please visit the hotel information page for more, by clicking 2020 Convention Hotel Information
  • Your convention attendance registration is still valid for the October weekend, and you need not do anything. If you cannot attend on the October dates, please get back with us so that we can initiate a refund of your registration fee.

We encourage you to visit the here,, periodically to find updated information the 2020 USARD convention.

Be careful. Be safe. Be healthy,


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