District 13 Conference


Click here to download the call letter.

Click here for information on Credentials to determine the number of delegates, to which your local is entitled, based on your dues-paying membership. An original of the credentials must be returned to the district office on or before July 12, 2019. The second copy of the credential should be presented by the delegate at registration.

Please note, there is also a special form, which should be completed and returned to the district office if the number of exonerations will increase the number of delegates for the local union and for roll call accuracy. This form must be returned by July 12, 2019. Upon reciept of the form, duly signed and sealed, additional credentials will be sent. If we do not hear from you promptly, we will assume that the figure shown is correct.

If your local is an amalgamated local, we encourage you to send someone from all units, if finaces permits.

Lost time and expenses shall be borne by the local union.


Tuesday, August 20-Friday, August 23, 2019
*Registration will begin on Monday, August 19 from 1-5 p.m.


Moody Gardens Hotel
Seven Hope Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77554
1-800-582-4673 OR 409-741-8484
Check-in: 4 p.m

Check-out: noon
Price: $139 plus taxes

The cutoff date for making hotel reservations is July 26, 2019.

Local unions may call the hotel directly at 1-800-582-4673 or 409-741-848 and use the group code "USWD1382019" or identify themselves as United Steelworkers District 13 Book. You can also reserve a room online by clicking here. Reservations cancelled less than 72 hours prior to arrival will be charged one night's room and tax.

The hotel offers complimentary self-parking with your room key or $20 a night for valet.

While the hotel does not offer a courtesy shuttle, the Galveston Limousine Service runs a shittle between both Houston Hobby and Bush Intercontinental Airports. You can make arrangements by telephone at 1-800-640-4826 or 409-744-5466. You can also book online at www.galvestonlimo.com.

The hotel is 75 miles from Intercontinental Airport and 42 miles from Houston Hobby Airport.


There will be a registration fee of $250 per delegate, which includes one banquet ticket. If you register by July 12, 2019, the registration fee will only be $200. Guest banquet tickets are available for $75 and will be available at the registration table until 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

Click here to download the registration form as a word document | as a PDF.

Return your registration form and payment to:

USW District 13 Conference
Carol Bogs
1300 Rollingbrook Dr., #504
Baytown, TX 77521

You may email your registration form to cbogs@usw.org. All checks should still be mailed to the address above.


Click here to read a summary of each class.