Win a RootsTech 2018 Pass!

Connect. Belong.

RootsTech 2018 will be here before you know it and here is an opportunity to win a registration pass valued at $279!

Why should you attend? Here are five great reasons, plus one huge bonus:

  1. RootsTech 2018 has been extended to FOUR days!
  2. Over 300 class sessions presented by top notch speakers
  3. Hear world class Keynote Speakers – Olympian Scott Hamilton & Humans of New York blogger Brandon Stanton
  4. Visit the Expo Hall, which is ginormous!
  5. Learn about new genealogically-related technology at the Innovation Showcase

Bonus: Spend some time in the Family History Library

Here is your chance to CONNECT and BELONG.

Where else can you spend four entire days talking nothing but genealogy with kindred spirits?

As an official RootsTech 2018 ambassador, I have one RootsTech 2018 pass to give away in a contest.

What’s included in the pass? 300+ class sessions, keynotes, the Expo Hall, opening and closing events, lounge and learn events and the Innovation Showcase.

What is NOT included in the pass? Getting Started sessions, Family Discovery Day sessions, computer labs, printed syllabus, extra-fee workshops, hotels, meals, and transportation to/from the conference.

Contest Rules:

  1. Contest opens today and closes on 9 November 2017 at midnight (Pacific time). Winner will be announced on 10 November 2017 on this blog.
  2. More than one entry may be submitted, but no more than one per day per person (total of ten possible entries from 31 October through 9 November 2017.)
  3. Entry number one must be a comment on this post: First line must say: RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry (so I can be sure it is a contest entry and not just a general comment from a reader) and then explain either why you would like to attend RootsTech or share a class or two that you would most like to attend.
  4. If you choose to enter this contest more than once, read one or more of my past posts (up to a total of nine past posts for the nine possible extra contest entries) and leave a comment. The first line again needs to be: RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry and then add your comment.
  5. Winner will be chosen at random and contacted with instructions.
  6. Odds of winning depend upon number of entries received.
  7. No purchase necessary and void where prohibited by law.

Note: If you have already pre-registered for RootsTech 2018 and you are the winner, instructions will be provided for obtaining a full refund.

 

20 thoughts on “Win a RootsTech 2018 Pass!”

  1. RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry I hope this is the right spot. What a great way to learn the best way to do your research.

  2. Roots Tech 2018 Contest Entry. This is the most unbelievable conference I have ever attended. Why?? The people you meet who are there for the same reason you are. The unlimited classes you can attend. Classes for every level of genealogy.
    Technology Expo Hall, with the most up to date information and product information. I come away inspired to go home and use my new skills and polished old skills to continue my own family tree.

  3. RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry. I would love to connect with the vendors, speakers, and attendees. Each have a wealth of knowledge to share. I feel like I can learn so many new tips and tricks for all these resources. I would love to go to RootsTech.

  4. RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry
    I want to attend RootsTech because collaboration is vital to my
    genealogical research. At RootsTech, I expect to meet genealogy
    friends and acquaintances from online, podcasters whom I’ve listened
    to, and meet new and interesting people just as passionate about their
    family research as I am. Genealogy can be a solo job, but for it to be
    strong, filled out research, we need the community! As a fairly young
    genealogist (I only recently turned 30), I have a lot to learn about
    the on-the-ground research, but I have become pretty fluent in genetic
    genealogical research and the ins and outs of using technology for my
    genealogical pursuits. I was also recently accepted into the Mayflower
    Society, as a descendant of William Brewster. This year has been a
    brilliant one for my research, and I’m so excited for RootsTech 2018!

  5. RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry
    I am in love with Family History. It became a passion and almost addiction in 2015. I so much want to attend the RootsTech conference live and take it all in! I want to learn new tools of researching and teaching my kids about family history as well.

  6. RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry – Thanks for this chance to win a pass to #RootsTech2018 I’ve been before, but not for the last couple of years, and would love to go again. I really enjoy the classes, especially the ones on DNA as that is such a complicated topic. The more help I get on understand it, the better. I love the Expo Hall and Keynotes speeches too! It also super fun to connect with my genealogy online friends IRL!

  7. RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry – This would be an absolute amazing chance to be able to go to RootsTech. I have never been before but have wanted to go every year.

  8. RootsTech 2018 Comtest Entry – When I am able to attend, I love learning about all the new technology that is made available to us genealogists. This year the funds are low because we had to move, we actually bought a mobile home with a lot of issues that we were not made aware of.

  9. RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry. Every time I go to the Family History Library, I make important discoveries. After years of hearing about how great RootsTech is, I’m excited to finally go and attend classes such as “That First Trip to the Courthouse,” because I’ll be visiting several courthouses next year.

    1. Just wanted to update my contact info for the RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry via this reply because I’m not currently using the WordPress account for “anniewritesabout.” Thanks!

  10. RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry. I want to go to RootsTech because I love the feeling of being part of a community! I love the atmosphere and I love learning more.

  11. RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry I would be great to go to RootsTech.
    It would be a first time for me. Thanks for providing this opportunity.

  12. RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry: Luv the Vendors’ Hall! I come with a list of questions for the various vendors, map out my route and visit each and every one until I have exhausted my list. I then go to Genealogy Gems and learn from their short sessions, do the same at FindMyPast’s booth, visit the with Ancestry and FamilySearch folks and take in a few classes, this year will be concentrating on DNA classes. This conference is the best and the only one that is this far west and accessible to us west coasters.

  13. RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry

    There are so many reasons why I would love to win a RootsTech pass! I’m ready to start attending national conferences and take my education and genealogical knowledge to the next level. There’s nothing like convening in one spot for a few days of full genealogical immersion! Should I win, this will be my first national conference, and what a way to start!

    Additionally, I would love the opportunity to meet so many of the wonderful genealogists that have become part of my social media community. Many have become mentors and I learn so much from people all over the country. With so many attending RootsTech, it would be the perfect opportunity to meet them in person.

    Finally, I adore Humans of New York and would be thrilled to hear Brandon speak! His insight into the human condition is one that I think translates well into the genealogical realm!

    Thank you, and good luck to everyone!

  14. RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry. Looking forward to heading back to Salt Lake City for another funfilled week of Family History TIPS AND TRICKS!!

  15. RootsTech 2018 Contest Entry. I’ve been wanting to attend RootsTech for so many years and have been watching the online sessions from my distant genealogy research chair every year. I moved much closer to Utah this summer and have been hoping to find a way to go. It sounds like a great way to meet my “peeps” and just spend some time learning without the other distractions of life.

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