b"State Association Updates: ing the legal and staffing complications that come with it. For in- attending). CampMaine.com; 207-782-5874.Northeast Campground Association (NCA) formation, contact Bobby Cornwell at the Florida and AlabamaNCA will be hosting the NortheastRV Park and Campground Association office at 850-562-7151.Maryland Association of Campgrounds (MAC)Conference on Camping & Trade ShowMAC's spring meeting will befrom March 17-19 at the SouthbridgeIllinois Campground Association (ICA) held March 1. It hopes to beHotel & Conference Center in Southbridge,The ICA updated the 2022able to meet in person atMass. CampNCA.org; 860-684-6389. directory and printing wasCherry Hill Park in College set to be completed by Feb.Park, Md. The meeting willOhio Campground Owners Association (OCOA) 1. There were several en- start at 10 a.m. MDCamping.com; 301-271-7012.The OCOA just completed the printing andtries for the Walter Freemaninitial distribution of the 47th edition of itsMemorial Scholarship and after a long discussion the winnerMissouri Association of RV Parks and CampgroundsOhio Campers Campground & Travel Guide.was selected. The ICA is excited to announce Jennifer Davis,(MOARC)All OCOA members receive a free listing infrom Rustic Acres Jellystone Park, was the winner of the In- Registration is now openthe Ohio Campers Magazine with aaugural Walter Freeman Memorial Scholarship that helps fundfor MOARCs 54th Camp- distribution of 180,000 for 2022. Overa trip to ARVCs national management school. Scholarshipsground Owners Annual400,000 consumers will read the magazine.are available for ARVCs Outdoor Hospitality Conference &meeting being held MarchState Associations continued on page28Expo coming this fall. Sign up for the Fall Conference where2-4 at the Oasis Hotel and ICA is partnering with the Campground Owners Expo. For in- Convention Center in formation on advertising, scholarships or ICAs fall confer- Springfield. Visit ence, email Info@illiniosgocamping.comwww.campinmissouri.com for a meeting agenda and Indiana Manufactured Housing Association/Recreationmore details. MOARC will Vehicle Indiana Council (IMHA-RVIC)hold several state regional Senate Bill 343, the Campground Limited Liability bill au- meetings in 2022 to inform thored by State Senator Linda Rogers (R-Granger), success- campground owners about fully passed the Senate Judiciary Committee by an 11-0 vote.the new Inherent Risk for SB 343 specifies that camping, canoeing, kayaking, tubing onCampgrounds law that a river, and winter sports are included in the definition ofwent into effect in Missouri agritourism activities. The importance of this legislation ison Aug. 28, 2021. To learn that the provider of these services would not be liable for anmore about MOARCinjury to, or death of, a participant in agritourism activities atcontact Larry Helms at their location if the death or injury results from the inherent573-337-0543. risks of agritourism activity. The bill now heads to the entire State Senate for further consideration. If it passes both the Senate and House it would become effective July 1.Kansas RV Park Owners Association (KPOA) The Legislative Affairs Com- New Jersey Campground mittee has taken steps toOwners Association have a Kansas law modified(NJCOA) to better serve campgroundThe Mid-Atlantic Confer-owners. The associationence for campground own-processed year-end/year- ers will take place in start administrative duties, wrapped up 2021 benefits andOrlando, Fla., from Feb. 28 launched the 2022 benefits. It dove into consumer marketingto March 2. There will be for 2022 and resumed its online networking and educationaleducational seminars, net-sessions. https://ksrvparks.org; 785-761-6627.working events and the an-nual Trade Show will be Louisiana Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (LARVC)held on March 1. LARVC is putting togetherwww.campnj.com;the final details of its annual609-545-0145. conference from April 10-12 at Coushatta Casino and Resort in Kinder, La. Grammy award winner Wayne Toups has confirmed as entertainment for one night of the annual conference. More details are set to be released soon. www.campin-glouisiana.com; 225-752-1455.Maine Campground Owners Association (MECOA) MECOA is planning its 18th Annual Va-cationland RV & Camping Show at the Norway Savings Bank Arena in Auburn from April 2-3. The MECOA Trade Show & Annual Meeting will be held on April 1. Maine re-cently participated in the Boston RV Show. Attendance was down considerably from 2020various reasons contributed to this. The association is scheduled to attend The Hartford RV Show, the Springfield RV Show and the Mohegan Sun RV Show. The Mon-treal RV Show has been cancelled and the Quebec City RV show has been postponed until the end of October (MECOA will not be WOODALLSCM.comMarch 2022 25"