Room reservation deadline now for Dan Patch’s banquet

The US Harness Writers Association (USHWA) Annual Dan Patch Awards Banquet, sponsored by Caesar’s Entertainment, is slated for Sunday night (February 20) at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida. The deadline to reserve rooms at Rosen Shingle Creek is Friday (January 28) and can be done using the USHWA link to the hotel. reservations page which you will find below.

Room reservations may still be available after the deadline, but only by calling the hotel at 866.996.6338 or 407.996.6338 and requesting the Dan Patch Awards/USHWA rate.

To inquire about several sponsorship opportunities available for the weekend, please contact Shawn Wiles at [email protected]. The deadline for placing a congratulatory ad in the popular USHWA newspaper is January 31. Please contact Lynne Myers at [email protected]
Tickets for the Dan Patch Awards banquet are $185, with a featured filet mignon dinner. There is also a discounted menu option for children 12 and under. Tickets can be ordered through February 14 by contacting Judy Davis-Wilson at [email protected] or call 302.359.3630.

The Dan Patch Awards Banquet annually honors the best and brightest performers, human and equine, from the previous season. Winners are selected by the USHWA, with all winners announced in advance, except for Pacer of the Year, Trotter of the Year, and Horse of the Year, which will be announced the evening of the banquet. The USHWA will hold its annual director’s meeting on Saturday (February 19) and its general membership meeting the morning of the banquet.

Located just off Universal Boulevard, 10 minutes from Orlando International Airport and minutes from many area attractions, the 1,500-room Rosen Shingle Creek is a five-star property ranked in the top 20 hotels. meeting rooms by Cvent.

The property features four swimming pools, two lighted tennis courts, a spa that includes nine treatment rooms, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and an 18-hole golf course redesigned by Arnold Palmer. There are also 15 restaurants/lounges, including the upscale steakhouse A Land Remembered, gourmet bistro Cala Bella, Cafe Osceola, Tobias Burgers and Brews, Banrai Sushi, Mi Casa Tequila and Taqueria, and a grocery store open 24 hours a day.
By mentioning “Dan Patch”, all attendees will receive a 10% discount at all restaurants listed above, a 10% discount at Shingle Creek Spa, and a discount on green fees at Shingle Creek Golf Club.

All standard rooms under the USHWA block are $199 per night (plus applicable taxes). For room reservations, please Click here for the dedicated link to the USHWA hotel, which can also be found on the USHWA

Entrants may also contact the Rosen Shingle Creek Reservations Department directly at 866.996.6338 or 407.996.6338 and request the Dan Patch Awards/USHWA rate.

From the United States Harness Writers Association

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