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for the 13th Summer Texas Toot - 2011

June 5 – 11, 2011


Toot participants will be housed in Concordia's brand-new Residence Hall dorm (location H on the campus map...) The accommodations are 2-person suites with private bath, and all linens are provided. If you prefer not to stay in a dorm, there are numerous hotels in the surrounding area.


Concordia's dining facility on their new campus is run by Sodexo, a world-class integrated food service and facilities management company. The variety and quality of the food offered is quite good, as Toot participants of the past two Summers will attest. Vegetarian diets and other special dietary requirements are well accommodated by the food service.

A "commuter" meal plan is offered (lunches and dinners only), in order to encourage commuters to take advantage of the fellowship, conversation, and convenience of the on-campus facilities — all valuable aspects of the workshop experience.

Deadline for registration is May 27, 2011 (Do-It-Now early registration ends May 11)!
Tuition Holding the line at $395 per person "Do-It-Now" tuition (if registration and deposit are received by May 11) OR
$435 per person if registration and deposit are received after May 11
$10 discount for ARS, VdGSA, EMA, and ARTA members

Bring-a-Friend tuition discount: Invite someone new to come to the Summer Toot! Once he/she registers, you are entitled to a 20% discount on your tuition (10% if this person has attended a Toot before, but has been absent for 5 or more years.)

Conference Fee This year, there will be a $48 administrative and facility use fee (not subject to discount) for all participants, whether staying on- or off-campus. This fee will be included in your registration payment.
Housing $205 Double-occupancy dorm housing, 6 nights (Sunday through Saturday morning)
  $240 Single-occupancy dorm housing, 6 nights (Sunday through Saturday morning)
Meal Plans $175 Full meal plan (dinner Sun night through lunch Sat)
  $140 Commuter meal plan (lunches and dinners only)

A deposit of $100 is required with registration, refundable until May 15. Deadline for registration is May 27, 2011!


The Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is approximately 35 minutes by car from the Concordia University campus. Ground transportation from/to the airport is available via shuttle service or taxi.

The Toot staff is available to help you solve transportation quandaries. If you will be flying in, please click here to send us email (or address your own email to with your flight times so we can help coordinate those arrangements more efficiently.

If you are driving, see the page of driving directions to Concordia on their own Web site. If you need other assistance with transportation information, please contact us.

There will be a few rooms available for those who need to arrive a day early, or to stay an extra night (around $39 per person for room only). Try to book return flights around mid- to late afternoon on Saturday.

You may register online, but we must receive your deposit check for $100 by postal mail to complete your registration.

If you wish to receive a paper registration form, email with that request. Remember to include your name and snail-mail address!

Snail-mail registrations, with your deposit check of $100 (made out to The Texas Toot), may be sent to:

The Texas Toot
PO Box 4328
Austin TX 78765
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