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Click here to download mail-in registration form. Mail check to:

OSTA Conference
178 Glory View Drive
Grand Junction, Colorado 81503

Mail in registrations must be received by Friday, July 15 2016.


On-Line Conference Registration
2016 Grand Junction, Colorado

A $10 conference registration discount is available to existing and new OSTA members.

If you are not currently an OSTA member, you can sign up now at a special conference membership rate and then register for the conference as an OSTA member for additional savings.

Regular OSTA memberships rates are $25.00 individual and $30.00 per family per year. Special conference membership rates for new members are $20 per individual and $25 per family.

OSTA membership includes three issues of Spanish Traces, the OSTA’s periodical of technical papers, news, book reviews, local chapter information, and updates pertaining to the Old Spanish National Historic Trail.


  • You will receive a confirmation email concerning your registration; you can select your banquet meal choice with that confirmation email.

  • Include a phone number so OSTA can contact you if necessary.

  • If you have registered for one of the Field Trip tours on Friday or Saturday, you must sign an OSTA Waiver of Responsibility form at the Conference prior to participating on the tours. 

How to Register On Line—Simple as 1, 2, 3…

1. Pay On Line by Credit Card

This system allows you to bill your payment to a Visa card, Mastercard, or to a Pay Pal account. You DO NOT need a Pay Pal account to register.

You will need to individually select your choices under Conference Registration (OSTA member or non-member) and the conference activities you choose to attend. Field trips are free but additional payment is required for Thursday's chuckwagon dinner and Saturday's Banquet dinner.

2. How to Select Your Registration Choices

  • If already an OSTA member (or not interested in becoming a member at a special conference discount rate) proceed directly to the conference registration menu.  If interested in becoming a new OSTA member at a discount rate, enter your membership selection in the membership menu and select your Chapter affiliation from one of the two GROUP listings.
  • For Conference Registration go to the Conference menu and select your type of registration (OSTA Member or Non-Member).
  • Click “Add to Cart” after each selection. You will be taken to the PayPal shopping cart page where you will see your entries and then continue shopping to complete your registration..
  • To register two persons when viewing the Shopping Cart simply replace the Quantity of "1" with "2" for each conference offering and click Update.
  • Click Continue Shopping to select additional conference choices before checking out.

3. Checkout and Payment

  • Once you have made all your registration selections (Conference Registration, Thursday Chuckwagon Dinner, Saturday Banquet, Field Trips), inspect your Shopping Cart to make sure it accurately records your conference choices.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.  Select your method of Check Out.
  • You will reach the screen, “Review your Information.”
  • IMPORTANT: On the “Review your Information” screen of Check Out, click Add Special Instructions to Seller.
    • When the new Instructions box opens...type the names of each person you are registering so that name tags can be created. 
    • Also, type in a phone number where OSTA can contact you if there are questions about your registrations.

Seller comment field

Become a New OSTA Member - Discount Offer

Not an OSTA Member? Sign up today to receive a $5 membership discount and save an additional $10 on your conference registration.

"Select the Chapter Affiliation of your choice (choose a single chapter from the lists provided below or leave your membership as "non-affiliated"). When you select a chapter affiliation that chapter will receive an annual $5 reimbursement from national OSTA to help fund local chapter activities. Thank you for supporting the Old Spanish Trail Association.

Membership Options
Chapter Affiliation (GROUP 1):
Chapter Affiliation (GROUP 2):

Conference Registration

Select your registration options. Conference registration includes a FREE reception with entertainment on Friday evening, July 29.

REMINDER: For existing OSTA members (and new members as above) be sure to select the $10 OSTA member discount.

Conference Registration Options

Saturday Banquet Dinner - July 29

The Saturday night Banquet will include a guest speaker and valuable door prizes. Dine with your fellow conference attendees. Two "original" local advocates for the trail, Maggie Robb and Bill Chenoweth, have confirmed they will be at the banquet as our special guests.


Field Trip Shuttle Options - Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30

Free shuttle service is available for both field trips:

  • Friday, July 29 - Field trip to "Back to the Trail" Anniversary Ceremony. This field trip is sponsored by Mesa County regarding rededicating the county's segment of the Old Spanish Trail. Free to conference goers.
  • Saturday, July 30 - Field trip to Las Colonias Historical Park near the fabled crossing of the Colorado River. This field trip will provide an overview of the history of the park and discuss future goals for improvements. Free to conference goers.

Seating is limited for the free field trip shuttles, so get in quick!

Friday, July 29 Field Trip Shuttle - Mesa County Trailhead

Mesa County Trailhead

Saturday, July 30 Field Trip Shuttle - Las Colonias Historic Park

River Crossing

Note: View your shopping and increase the quantity from 1 to 2 for each shopping cart item if you are registering for more than one person.

Review your conference selections for accuracy before "Checking Out" and making payment.


PLEASE ADD THE NAME(S) that you want used on CONFERENCE NAME TAG(S) in the "SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO THE SELLER" portion of your order shown before you hit PAY NOW.

Thank you for your conference registration!









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