2022 Area 61 AFG Convention

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Registration tickets may be purchased at the Convention. However, meal tickets may only be purchased in advance (on or before October 7th).

2022 Area 61 AFG Convention

Area 61-WIUPMI (Wisconsin and the UP of Michigan) Al-Anon/Alateen Convention with AA participation

By Area 61-WIUPMI AFG (Wisconsin & the UP of Michigan)

When and where

Date and time

October 21, 2022 · 2pm - October 23, 2022 · 11am CDT


Chula Vista Resort & Waterpark 1000 Chula Vista Parkway Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

The Convention will be held October 21 - 23, 2022 at Chula Vista Resort & Waterpark in Wisconsin Dells. Area 61 Al-Anon Family Groups is comprised of Al-Anon and Alateen groups in Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Convention is a time for fellowship, fun, and giving.

In cooperation with Alcoholics Anonymous, we have a full track of AA meetings, panels, workshops & speakers as well. Note that Al-Anon & AA meetings are open to all. Alateen meetings are closed; only Alateens and certified AMIAS’ may attend.




  • Registration opens at 2:00pm
  • Meetings begin at 3:00pm
  • Dinner on your own
  • Al-Anon and AA speakers in the evening


  • Nature Walk at 7:00am
  • Meetings & Panels begin at 8:00am
  • Alateen and AA speaker at 1:00pm
  • Saturday night Banquet
  • Al-Anon speaker after the Banquet


  • Breakfast Buffet 8:30am
  • Al-Anon Speaker after breakfast


REGISTRATION - Online registration ends October 17th:

  • Early registration $25 (by September 19th)
  • Regular registration $30 (by October 7th)
  • Late registration $40 (after October 7th)
  • Alateen registration $15

WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS are welcome! Pay $40 ($15 Alateen) at the Registration table starting Friday, October 21, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.


MEALS (tickets available through October 7th)

Due to COVID safety concerns, hotel staff will serve all food at the buffet table.

Saturday Night Banquet Buffet, $45


  • Sliced Sirloin - Slow roasted to tender perfection. Served with a beef demi glaze.
  • Honey Glazed Chicken (no breading) - bone-in thigh and breast, seasoned with salt and pepper and roasted and glazed with honey and butter. Non-gluten option avaiable.


  • Three Mushroom Risotto
  • Oven Roasted Baby Red Potatoes Rosemary
  • Buttered Green Beans and Carrots
  • Green salad
  • Dinner rolls
  • Coffee, tea or milk


  • Cake

Sunday Morning Breakfast Buffet, $25

  • Scrambled eggs
  • Honey cured ham
  • Turkey sausage links
  • Breakfast potatoes
  • Muffins and breakfast breads
  • Fresh cut fruit
  • Orange and apple juice
  • Coffee and hot tea



Chula Vista Resort & Waterpark (2501 River Road, Wisconsin Dells WI 53965) or alternate GPS address (1000 Chula Vista Parkway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

Call 855-468-5281 and mention “Al-Anon Convention-H86407” when making hotel reservations. Rates guaranteed through September19th. The hotel charges a $30 cancellation fee.

Convention room rates: $119 + Tax for up to 6 people. All rooms are semi-suites and include waterpark passes for all room registrants.


Find more information on the Convention website, convention.area61afg.org .

Email conventionregistration@area61afg.org with questions.

We look forward to seeing you there!



How do I pay for my ticket?

We accept Mastercard, Visa, American Express, and Discover cards

I have special needs. How do I let you know what they are?

Special needs, accommodations, and/or dietary restrictions will be requested when you checkout.

What is your refund policy?

Non-emergency refund requests must be submitted by email (conventionregistration@area61afg.org) or mail (postmarked two weeks prior to) October 21, 2022. Emergency refund requests may be made by contacting the Registration Chairperson (conventionregistration@area61afg.org) prior to October 21, 2022. As a rule, as long as the Meal Ticket is resold, the registrants's refund request will be granted.

Will there be tickets at the door?

Yes, but only event tickets. The deadline for purchasing meals is October 7th.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the Convention?

That would make our lives easier. But if you can't, we will have a list of all the people who purchased tickets in advance.

I'm interested in volunteering.

Thanks! We really need your help. Please go to our volunteer page for more information and to sign up:


About the organizer

Area 61-WIUPMI is comprised of Al-Anon and Alateen groups in Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  We support local groups in helping family and friends of alcoholics.