National 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. Outpost leaders are welcome to attend as well. The event also provides many opportunities for leaders to connect with one another, share ideas, and enjoy being a part of the community of Royal Rangers leaders that makes this ministry possible.

National LEAD Conference 2020

The 2020 National Royal Rangers LEAD Conference will take place on March 5th – 7th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center in Dayton, Ohio.  This location features a number of significant attractions, such as the National Museum of the Air Force.  Details on attractions in Dayton can be found at

Crown Plaza Dayton OH

This conference will provide important updates and information concerning the Royal Rangers program and 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.....

  • National Camporama 2020 updates
  • National program and training updates
  • Informative functional & regional breakaways
  • Fun activities for the ladies with Cindy Fleig, National Director’s wife
  • Corporate worship and prayer
  • And more!

All Royal Rangers Organizational Leaders are encouraged to attend. Outpost leaders are welcome to attend as well.

Conference Registration

Conference registration may be made online. If you have questions regarding your registration, please call AG Convention Services at (417) 862-2781, ext. 4052 or email Registration will open November 11th. Attendees who register by February 1st will receive a commemorative conference pin.

  • Early Registration – until midnight CST, February 1st - $95.00 ($110 for non-chartered leaders)
  • Standard Registration – until midnight CST, March 1st - $115.00 ($135.00 for non-chartered leaders)
  • On Site, or after March 1st – $145.00 ($170.00 for non-chartered leaders)
  • Ladies Activities - $40.00

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A non-refundable fee of $30.00 per person will be charged for all registration refund requests. All refunds must be requested in writing and must be received no later than March 13th. Send refund requests to

Event Schedule

  • Monday & Tuesday - Executive Committee Meetings (by invitation only)
  • Wednesday - Action Team Meetings and New District Director's Orientation (by invitation only)
  • Thursday - Conference Sessions, 8AM to 5PM
  • Friday - Conference Sessions, 8AM to 5PM
  • Saturday - Conference Sessions, 8AM to Noon

Ladies Activities

Special activities for ladies will be provided during the conference. Additional details can be found on the Ladies Activities Handout.

Pre-Conference Activities

The NSSP will be conducting a NRA Range Safety Officer course on Wednesday, March 4th, from 8AM to 5PM at Bethel Christian Church in Dayton. Attendees must register online by March 1st. A fee of $50.00 is required. Refer to the RSO Course Handout for details or contact Darell Freeman.

Hotel Information

All conference sessions and workshops will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Convention Center. This luxurious hotel is a 100% non-smoking property with complimentary wifi and free parking in a covered parking garage, a rooftop restaurant, fitness center, and complimentary area & airport shuttles. Additional information on hotel amenities can be found online at

33 East 5th Street
Dayton, OH 45402
(937) 224-0800

Room Reservations

A special hotel room rate for conference attendees will be available to those who reserve their room online or by phone before February 1st. Space is limited so make your reservation early. Reservations may be made online or by calling toll-free (800) 689-5586. When calling, mention "Royal Rangers" to get the discount conference rate.

  • Make a Room Reservation
  • Conference Room Rate $119 - includes complimentary wifi and parking when made online or by phone as noted above.

Complimentary Breakfast, Parking & Wi-Fi

A complimentary breakfast for 2 people is included with each room reservation. Breakfast for additional individuals may be purchased for $5.00 each.

Complimentary parking is available in the hotel parking garage for all registered guests. Please note that the parking garage can accommodate vehicles no taller than 6’ 8” in height. Street parking is available nearby for vehicles taller than this limit.

Complimentary Wi-Fi is included in all rooms as well as the hotel lobby.

Airport Shuttle Service

Complimentary shuttle service is available to and from the Dayton International Airport (DAY). Arrangements for shuttle serve can be made with the hotel at 937-224-0800.

Resource Archive for Past Conferences

Materials related to the presentations and workshops at previous LEAD conferences can be found in the district staff section of AG Passport.