Online Registration
Rockford Cosmopolitan
United States of America


As you are hopefully already aware, Mid-States Federation will be hosting the International Convention this year – July 17-21 in Rosemont, Illinois.  Rockford Cosmos will need to play a significant role in coordinating the event, staffing volunteer requirements, hosting the social room, and helping with various activities.  The Aurora club will also be actively involved, but outside of that it will mostly fall on the Rockford team.  Dayton Smith, our Mid-States Federation Governor, is leading the coordination efforts with a handful of committee members but much help will also be needed from our club members.  We are hopeful to have a very strong representation at this year’s convention, given the close proximity and level of responsibility for our club.  Plus, it is assured to be a great weekend of entertainment and Cosmo camaraderie! 


Would this be your first convention?  Come learn more about the international level of our organization and join your Cosmo brothers for a weekend of social activities and guaranteed entertainment!  Has it been a while since you’ve attended a convention?  Don’t miss out on what you know will be an awesome time and come help make this one legendary!  Are you a convention regular?  Well, you know how to bring it then so start recruiting and get ready to lead the way!


Our committee would like to get an idea of the possible number of Rockford members attending, not only to get a good idea on head count but also to help our efforts in organizing volunteer needs.  Please use this EVENT INVITE  to indicate your PROBABLE ATTENDANCE STATUS by hitting the registration button below where you’ll be able to respond as ATTENDING or NOT ATTENDING.  IF MAYBE...please respond as attending and then in the message box type "Maybe".  You may change this at any time and it does NOT register you for the convention.  Wives or significant others are also welcomed, with some attending the full event and others planning to join us for Saturday night and the day's festivities.  


If you are planning to attend, you must register separately and online via the international website (click here).  Note:  you must register by June 23rd to receive the early bird discount and registration closes on July 14th!    Additional details and the convention schedule can also be found at the link. 


Several volunteers will be needed.  If you can attend the entire convention – great!  If not, consider attending a day or two and pitch in.  Social festivities include a Bob Seger tribute band, bar hopping, entertainment in the park, Cubs game, down town tours and more!   The important Delegate’s Meeting will be Friday morning, the Inauguration Lunch for the new CI officers on Saturday morning, and the Annual Awards Dinner Saturday night.  We have funds set aside to help subsidize registration fees at the convention.  Additional volunteer details, as well as info regarding subsidy dollars, to be coordinated once we have a better idea on number of members attending. 


We hope to see you at convention and look forward to those attending helping make this one set the new standards for conventions to come!