b'State Association Updates: New Jersey Campground Owners Association (NJCOA)years of dedication to the association and industry atVirginia Campground Association (VCA) The 2022 New Jerseythe Happy Trails Recognition Dinner. PCOA offered 14VCA is starting off the year with 75 Campground and Out- workshops and 12 round table discussions. The 2022members. VCAs annual meeting and door Vacation Guide wasPACamping Campground Directories have arrived. Di- trade show is March 28-30 at the sent to the press at therectories are already being distributed. Spring regionalMeadow Event Center in Doswell, Va. beginning of Decembermeetings and trade shows have been announced. Re- The host campground is the Kings with a planned early January delivery date, just in time for thegions 1&2 at Mountain Pines Campground on MarchDominion KOA which is just down 2022 RV and camping shows. The Mid-Atlantic Conference for25, Regions 3&4 at Seliensgrove VFW on March 24the road from the event center. Right campground owners will take place in Orlando, Fla., from Feb.and Regions 5&6 at Lakewood Park, (Catalpa Grove)now, VCA is attending the Richmond, 28-March 2. There will be educational seminars, networkingon March 23 www.pacamping.com; 610-767-5026.Timonium and Mid-Atlantic RV Shows. The Tidewater show events and the annual trade show will be held on March 1.was also on the list but has been canceled. VCAs 2022 di-www.campnj.com; 609-545-0145South Dakota Campground Owners Association (SDCOA)rectory is completed and printed. The PDF is on the VCA Are you a campgroundwebsite and digital versions will be available soon. Northeast Campground Association (NCA)owner in South Dakota?www.virginiacampgrounds.com; 703-291-0657 NCA will be hosting the Northeast The SDCOA works with Conference on Camping & Trade Show its members to tackleWisconsin Association of Campground Owners (WACO) from March 17-19 at the Southbridge important legislative is- WACO is getting excited for its Hotel & Conference Center in Southbridge, sues at both the stateconference. WACO is planning on Mass. CampNCA.org; 860-684-6389and national level. It alsoutilizing all its expo space to en-works to promote thesure it has over 190 vendors, Ohio Campground Owners Association (OCOA)outdoor hospitality industry in Colorado and the along with a full slate of over 50 The OCOA has opened registration for its various RV parks and campgrounds located educational programs. WACO is 2022 Trade Show that is set to take place throughout the state. already receiving loads of in-March 4-5 in Columbus, Ohio. The www.SouthDakotaCampgroundOwnersAssociation.orgquiries for vendors, so it antici-association is also requesting items from pates a quick sellout. WACO is looking forward to sponsors that they want to include in the Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO)bringing back its very popular Kids Kamp this year. shows swag bags. To learn more about TACO membershipEveryone is welcome! The Convention and Trade the OCOA head to www.ohiocampers.com or call has grown to overShow is set for March 16-20 in Stevens Point, Wisc., 614-221-7748.350 parks and nu- at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center. merous marketingwww.wisconsincampgrounds.com; 608-525-2327Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association (PCOA)programs have been The 2021 PCOAadded that include co-op distribution of member litera- If you are the director of a state association not listed Convention andture at RV shows throughout the state and across thehere and would like to submit a small news update, Trade Show was heldcountry. Specific RV park friendly legislation is now onlogo and contact information for a future publication, Dec. 5-8 in Statethe books and the association puts out a legal hand- emailBenQuiggleatbquiggle@rvbusiness.com. College. There were 64 campgrounds and 63 vendorsbook. The camping guide has grown to 140 pages andThis is a free service provided by Woodalls Camp-in attendance. During the annual auction, $15,775.00features over 350 parks and many dealers, plus tourist at- ground Magazine.WCMwas raised and Beverly Gruber was honored after 37tractions. www.tacomembers.com; 877-518-1989 WOODALLSCM.comFebruary 2022 31'