OTOA Conference Courses

OTOA Training Course Worksheet

OTOA Annual Conference Information

On - Line Registration Opens on or around February 4th

Member Price - $300

Non-OTOA Member Price up to $350

Membership rates: Standard $30, First Responder $30, Retired LE $20, Civilain Support $50

*OTOA membership and OTOA membership renewals are NOT included in the 2019 OTOA Conference registration fee.

Plan your training week

OTOA provided meals

  • Monday June 3 – Dinner
  • Tuesday June 4 – Dinner
  • Wednesday June 5 – Dinner

All other meals during conference week are “on your own”

Conference registration fee does not cover lodging


Sunday June 2, 2019 - "Early - Bird" Attendee Check - In

"Early - Bird" Registration starts at 1900hrs and ends 2100hrs on Sunday June 2nd at Kalahari. No OTOA sponsored meals on Sunday


OTOA General Session – Critical Incident Debriefing Presentations & OTOA Barbeque Dinner Hospitality

0600 – 0830: Conference attendee check in

0830 – 0845: OTOA President welcome message to the 33rd Annual OTOA Training Conference, Presentation of the Colors, National Anthem & Pledge of Allegiance

0845– 0900: Welcome to Sandusky and Kalahari from Erie County Sheriff Paul A. Sigsworth & Introduction of the first presenter

0900 – 1100: TBA

11:00 – 12:00: Lunch Break (on your own)

12:00- 1330:TBA

1415 – 1645:TBA

1645 – 1700: Closing Remarks

1700: Dismissal

1800-2130: Hospitality Night – Barbeque Dinner Sponsored by OTOA: Monday evening is the OTOA  Hospitality at Kalahari Resort at the Villas.  This hospitality is open to all conference attendees. Like every OTOA hospitality event, the Barbeque Dinner Sponsored by OTOA Hospitality will provide the conference attendee another invaluable opportunity to enjoy some food, beverage, camaraderie and networking.

Exhibitors taking part in the 2019 OTOA Vendor Live-Fire Event will be displaying their products for a sneak peak of what the attendees can live-fire on Tuesday.


Vendor Exhibition & Break - Out Training Classes
Live Fire Demo
Vendor Appreciation Barbeque Hospitality Dinner 

Tuesday June 4th is the OTOA Vendor Exhibition Show and Breakout Training Sessions.

Tuesday is much more than a vendor show.

Vendor Show – Training – Vendor Live Fire Event – Door Prizes – Evening Hospitality Event at the Range.

Tuesday June 4th offers a full day of training, gear and networking.

Doors to the 2019 OTOA Vendor Exhibition open at 0900. Once inside, you will be able to connect with over 300 different companies offering state of the art, lifesaving equipment.

The Break-Out Training Sessions on Tuesday June 4th are 30 – 45 minutes in length and will run all day long during the vendor exhibition show.

There is no need to pre-register for any of the class offerings. Pick the classes you want to attend and walk into the training

Tuesday's festivities continue with a vendor live fire and barbeque hospitality event at the Erie County Conservation Club starting at 1630hrs. This event will be your opportunity to actually demo and live-fire the weaponry you were able to handle at the vendor show.

The Erie County Conservation Club is about an 8-minute drive from Kalahari. Parking is very limited and we have arranged for executive caliber buses to drive a continual loop from Kalahari to the Conservation Club. The bus shuttle services start at 1630 and stop at 2000.

Enjoy a barbeque dinner, shoot some guns and win one of the more than 250 door prizes.

You MUST be present at the Live Fire Barbeque Hospitality at the Erie County Conservation Club to receive door prizes.

The Vendor Live Fire and Barbeque Hospitality ends at 2000 hrs.



Full Day of Training Classes & OTOA Awards Banquet

Wednesday June 5th is a day full of the classes you selected during the on-line conference registration.

The OTOA Awards Banquet starts at 1800hrs in the Kalahari Ballroom. Enjoy a meal with your comrades, network and hear the keynote address.

Special guest speakers TBA.

OTOA Recognition Awards given to deserving individuals and teams.

This is also your chance to win an assortment of high-end firearms.


Training Classes
Thursday June 6th is a day full of the classes you picked during the on-line conference registration.


Training Classes & Conference Last Day
Friday June 7th is the last full day of the classes you picked during the on-line conference registration.

The 2019 OTOA Training Conference ends at 1800hrs.

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