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National LEAD Conference

The National LEAD Conference is an annual event for Royal Rangers organizational leaders where the latest program information and updates are announced and where organizational leaders participate in training and leadership development.  The next LEAD Conference will take place on March 10-12, 2016 at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre in Dallas, TX.

LEAD 2016 Information

The 2016 National LEAD Conference will be held at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre in Dallas, TX on March 10-12th. This conference is open to all Royal Rangers leaders although content will be primarily directed at organizational leaders.


Conference registration may be made online, by fax at 417-862-7891, or by mail. Attendees who register before January 16, 2016, will receive a commemorative conference pin. For mail-in registrations, please use a separate form for each attendee. A non-refundable fee of $20 per person will be charged for all refund requests. All refunds must be requested in writing and must be received no later than March 31, 2016. Mail forms to:

1445 N. Boonville Avenue
Springfield, MO 65802-7891


Event Chartered Non-Chartered

Early Registration*
Received by January 16th

$85 $100
Discount Registration
Received by February 14th
$100 $118
Standard Registration
Received after February 14th
$130 $153
Ladies Registration
Includes activity, lunch, and transportation
$35 $35

*Includes commemorative conference pin.

Hotel Information

All conference sessions and workshops will take place at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Center in downtown Dallas, Texas. This luxurious hotel offers easy access to the highway and numerous nearly restaurants. Details on hotel amenities can be found on the hotel web site.

A special room rate for conference attendees is available to those who reserve their room by February 17, 2016. Space is limited so make your reservation early. Reservations may be made online or by calling toll-free 1-800-HILTONS. When calling, mention “Royal Rangers” to get the discount conference rate.

Conference Room Rate is $119 per night. Rate includes complimentary breakfast, free hotel parking (one vehicle per room), and in-room WIFI when room is reserved directly with Hilton (via web or phone above).

A complimentary continental-style breakfast with a hot item is included in your hotel registration! Breakfast will be located in the Lakeview Room on the lobby level. The complimentary breakfast is available to those who registered directly with the Hilton reservations via phone or the online link from with the LEAD conference rate. (If you are not staying at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre hotel, you can purchase breakfast on your own at the hotel restaurant or one of the restaurants in the area.)

Complimentary parking and in room Wi-Fi is available for all attendees staying at the hotel who registered directly with the Hilton reservations via phone or the online link from with the LEAD conference rate. Free Wi-Fi is also available for guests and conference attendees in the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre lobby level only.

Please note that the complimentary breakfast, free parking, and in-room Wi-Fi are not available to those who register for the hotel through a 3rd-party booking agent. Non-guest parking is $15/day in secured parking garage. It does not include in-and-out privileges. In-and-out drivers pay the hourly rate.

Meal Options

An optional, ticketed lunch buffet will be served in the Lakeview room on the lobby level. Ticket sales will start Thursday, Friday, and Saturday mornings at 7:30 and are limited.

The Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre and surrounding area offers a number of dining options. Crockett’s and L’Express are in the main hotel lobby. Market Place Subs, Mulan Chinese, JBL Deli, Murray Sandwich Shop, Santa’s Soda Shoppe, Galleria Mall food court, Campisi Restaurant, and Gorditas Los Comales are just a few of the dining options within walking distance or a short drive.

Airport Shuttle Service

Shuttle service is available from DFW Airport and Love Field to the conference hotel. Prices range from $15-25 per person depending on which airport you use, and whether you choose one-way or two-way transport between airport and hotel. Make reservations online.

Conference Information

The 2016 National Royal Rangers LEAD Conference will provide leaders with opportunities to learn, grow, and connect with other Royal Rangers leaders from around the country. This year’s conference will include…

  • New Frontiersmen Camping Fellowship Experiences
  • 2016 Camporama Information
  • Informative functional breakaways and purposeful regional business sessions 
  • Fun ladies activities with Cindy Fleig (bring your wife!)
  • Corporate worship and prayer
  • And more!

Ladies Activities

Special activities for ladies will be conducted while the LEAD Conference general sessions are in progress. All ladies are welcome to participate in the morning worship, devotions, and prayer at 8:00am. Refer to the Ladies Activities schedule for details.

Conference Schedule

Review the LEAD 2016 Conference Schedule for a list of tentative meetings and activities.

Important Links


Hilton Dallas Lincoln Center

The Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre in Dallas, TX


LEAD Conference Archive

Audio files and other information concerning recent past conferences can be found at LEAD 2015LEAD/MFM 2014LEAD 2013LEAD 2012LEAD 2011, and LEAD 2010.