OAHPERD has reserved a limited block of rooms at Kalahari Resort at a discounted rate.
December 4th and 5th - $134.00/night
December 6th - $154.00/night
All rooms include 4 waterpark passes!
registration and agenda coming soon!

You Won't Want to Miss the Keynote Speaker
Scotty Williams!

Scotty Williams is the founder/owner of Camp4Real and taught elementary physical education at Meriwether Lewis School for 15 years and high school summer PE for six years. He was a winner of the 2011 Golden Apple Award, the 2013 VAHPERD Elementary PE Teacher of the Year, and the 2015-16 VAHPERD and SHAPE Southern District Dance Teacher of the Year. Scott was also honored as a National Healthy School Hero by Action for Healthy Kids in 2017 and was named to the 2019 class of Charlottesville’s Finest by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He is also a presenter and keynote speaker at physical education conferences across the nation and is the US Coordinator for Omnikin!

The call for proposals is now open!
What subject matter, topics, or fields of study is OAHPERD looking for?
Adapted PE
Adult Development
School Health
Sports and Exercise Sciences
Higher Education
Physical Education
Therapeutic Recreation
…or any other topic you feel is relevant to these fields
How do I submit my proposal?
Just click this link and work through the application. Proposals are due by July 10. Presenters will be notified of acceptance in August.
I have never presented before – how do I prepare a compelling proposal or presentation? 
OAHPERD offers presenter-mentors to assist you every step of the way. Contact Lisa Kirr and we will pair you with a mentor to get you started!
I’ve presented in the past. Do I still need to complete the online form? 
Yes, each year all interested presenters MUST complete the online proposal.
If I am accepted to present, do I still need to pay the convention registration fee? 
Yes, we do require that all presenters register as an attendee or an exhibitor. 
Proposals are due by July 10, 2024



Did you know that the 2024 OAHPERD Convention is taking place at Shores & Islands Ohio?

Visit SHORESandISLANDS.com to find out more about fun-filled entertainment options, hundreds of restaurants, shopping and so much more! Come play, stay and dine at Shores & Islands Ohio and see what all awaits you in between competitions.


If you have any questions, please contact Korryn Berry at [email protected]