Internal organizations of the National Speleological Society may submit bids to the board of governors to host a convention in their area. This is a great way to bring focus to a specific caving region of the country.
If your grotto or region would like to discuss hosting a convention, please contact:
NSS Convention Division Chief
Rio Rancho is the largest city and economic hub of Sandoval County in the U.S. state of New Mexico. A small portion of the city extends into northern Bernalillo County. It is the third-largest and also one of the fastest expanding cities in New Mexico. The Rio Rancho area was originally part of the Alameda Grant, which was founded by the Spanish in 1710.
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana. The population was 6,357 at the 2010 census. It is home to a ski resort on Big Mountain called Whitefish Mountain Resort. The Great Northern Railway was built through what is now Whitefish in 1904, which sparked development of the town. Early residents of the town worked for the railroad and nearby logging industries.
Great Basin National Park is home to Lexington Arch, one of the largest limestone arches in the western United States. This six-story arch was created by the forces of weather working slowly over the span of centuries. This type of above ground limestone arch is rare.