25 May 2018

Jamboree 2018 Exhibitor Passport: Make the Most out of the Exhibit Hall & WIN!

Be on the lookout for some great prize drawings at various Exhibitor booths, and take advantage of the incredible show specials you can only get by coming to Jamboree!

And to make it even more exciting --- A GAME! You could WIN!

Who's Eligible:

All registered attendees of our conferences are eligible to enter! Passports will be available at Jamboree.

How to Play:
  • Visit the Exhibit Hall - you'll want to see all the great vendors and societies we've put together for you
  • Visit 6 Jamboree Sponsors, learn about their products and services and get their stamp or signatures
  • Visit 6 Jamboree Exhibitors, and get their signatures too
  • Turn in your completed card to “Passport Control” to be eligible to enter the drawing to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab E tablet!
  • Enter as many times as you like!  

While collecting your stamps and signatures, check out all the Exhibitor Drawings and Show Specials.

Drawing held Saturday, June 2nd at 3:05 p.m. Need not be present to win.

Bag Inserts – Don’t throw away those Show Specials!

We’ve asked every Exhibitor to offer you a show special that beats anything you can get on the Internet.  Many have put their show specials on their conference bag flyers. So, don’t just chuck those papers in the nearest bin!  Take a moment to see who has the special you’ve been waiting for … maybe one you haven’t thought of yet!

              Exhibit Hall FREE to the public!

Generously Sponsored by

Jamboree 2018 Exhibit Hall Hours:


Thursday, May 31    12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday, June 1           9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 2       9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.






Southern California Genealogical Society
49th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
#Jamboree2018, #SCGS2018@scgsgenealogy

24 May 2018

Have you Registered Yet? Jamboree Roundtables are Free!


JamboFREE

DNA World
and 
Genealogy World

ROUNDTABLES 

Thursday, May 31, 2:00 - 6:00 PM
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Hotel
2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA

There are multiple opportunities to attend events 
for 
free.



On Thursday, May 31, there are multiple opportunities to attend events for free.

8:30 AM - 12:00  PM
JF001 Genealogy Basics: Tools for Success; Presenter: Barbara Randall
Free! Genealogy Basics begin with a few basic tools and strategies. 
Genealogy can be easy and rewarding!

12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Exhibit Hall Open
Approximately 80 exhibitors will be displaying the latest products available to assist genealogists in
their search for family.

2:00 PM - 3:00  PM
JF002 Genealogy World Roundtable #1
Free! A unique opportunity to talk to an expert and learn from fellow attendees. 
Twelve ethnic and research tables with a table host and 9 participants; ask questions, 
seek answers and discuss. Topics include such as: African-American; Chinese; DAR and Lineage
Societies; Family History Writing; German; Irish; Italian; Japanese; Jewish; Scandinavian; 
Southern USA; Technology.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
JF003 Genealogy World Roundtable #2
Twelve ethnic and research tables with a table host and 9 participants; ask questions, seek 
answers and discuss. Topics include such as: African-American; Chinese; DAR and Lineage 
Societies; Family History Writing; German; Irish; Italian; Japanese; Jewish; Scandinavian; 
Southern USA; Technology.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
JF004 DNA World Roundtable
Twelve current topics in DNA; twelve tables with a table host and 9 participants; ask questions, 
seek answers and discuss. Get help on topics such as: Beginning to Intermediate DNA Tools; 
Build Your Pedigree with the Help of Autosomal DNA; DNA Testing with Emphasis on VA and the 
Carolinas (including descendants of slaves and slave owners); Follow your Male Line with Y-DNA
(emphasis on the I Haplogroup); Genetic Genealogy for Beginners; How to order a Test for 
Paternal and Maternal Ancestry; Introduction to Genetic Genealogy for African Americans; 
Introduction to DNA Painter or your Autosomal Tests; Solving Unknown Parentage; Welcome to 
DNA - What Help Do You Need?; Which DNA Test is Best to Meet Your Needs?

It's just one of a number of JamboFREE activities, which means it is open to the public and available to attend at no cost. (We would appreciate your registering in advance so we know how many people to expect.)



Southern California Genealogical Society
49th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
#Jamboree2018, #SCGS2018@scgsgenealogy.com

23 May 2018

Reminder - Pre-order Audio and Video Recordings from Jamboree and $ave!



As Jamboree's official recording company, Conference Resource will once again provide Jamboree, Family History Writers conference, and Genetic Genealogy conference attendees with high-quality recordings of class sessions. 

Pre-order now and Save 10%! 

As a special offer to Jamboree, Family History Writers conference, and Genetic Genealogy attendees, Conference Resource is offering a discount for pre-ordering one or more audio and/or video recordings. Order now, and either pick up your recordings up at Jamboree or have them shipped to you after the conference.

Here's the link:


You can also purchase recordings from past Jamborees (2011-2017) at the discounted price on their websiteThese recorded sessions will not be available in the SCGS Webinar archive on the SCGS Website. 

**Live - Streamed sessions are not available for purchase from Conference Resource. 

Southern California Genealogical Society
49th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
#Jamboree2018, #SCGS2018@scgsgenealogy

22 May 2018

It's A Party! Are You Coming to Bag Stuff?



It's the Party That Can't Be Missed!
Come join the fun!

 Jamboree Bags Stuffing, Pizza and Salad... 
and a whole lot of Silliness!

at the 
SCGS Family Research Library, 417 Irving Drive, Burbank Saturday, 
May 26, 2018 

We’ll start at 10:00 am and go until we’re done

Come for an hour. Come for the day.
Bring your friends and family. 
Sitting jobs available!

All Help is Appreciated!
We love our Volunteers!

To RSVP Sign up online or email:
Betty Isabell at Jamboreevolunteer@scgsgenealogy.com
or 
Diane Adamson at volunteer@scgsgenealogy.com

*If you aren't already signed in to your SCGS account, you will be asked to then redirected to the volunteer page. Don't have an account!  Set up a free account with your name, email and phone number.


Bag Inserts – Don’t throw away those Show Specials!

We’ve asked every Exhibitor to offer you a show special that beats anything you can get on the Internet.  Many have put their show specials on their conference bag flyers. So, don’t just chuck those papers in the nearest bin!  Take a moment to see who has the special you’ve been waiting for … maybe one you haven’t thought of yet!



Southern California Genealogical Society
49th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
#Jamboree2018, #SCGS2018@scgsgenealogy

20 May 2018

The 2018 Jamboree Registration Deadline is HERE!


The 2018 Jamboree
Registration Deadline 
is HERE!




Act Fast to Secure your Seat at Jamboree!



Hurry! Discounts end TODAY, Sunday, May 20 at 11:59 p.m.

Registration for the Conferences will stay open but, prices will increase to Walk-in rates.
Also ending are the advanced purchase of meals, workshops, and syllabi.  You can always try for tickets and print syllabus at the Registration Kiosk, but why take the chance?

Order Now for the BEST Deal!

Conferences (single event, member rates)

Jamboree  Now $155; Walk-in $195     
Genetic Genealogy  Now $170; Walk-in $195   
Family History Writers (TWO Spots left)  Now $120; Walk-in = n/a Expected to be sold out

Syllabi – All syllabi purchased at the conference are “while supplies last.”  Order now for guaranteed availability.

Jamboree  $30
Genetic Genealogy  $20
Family History Writers  $25


Remember, many separate-fee events, such as workshops and meals, will not be available at Walk-In Registration.

Register Here!




49th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2018
#Jamboree2018, #socialmedia@scgs