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CANCELLED -SWS Meeting, Spring 2020, San Jose, CA. April 30-May 3, 2020.

About This Event


The Santa Clara Valley Chapter (SCV) meeting is all about the future of flying together. We want you to fly in, fill your right seat with a student or first timer, be open to learn in our seminars and share your stories and experiences with other 99s.

For details see the SCV Schedule and SCV Attractions to the right of the Home button above. All are printable using the pullout area to the right of each page.

Local Weather Conditions:
Spring weather can vary throughout the day. Bring jackets and dress in layers. Prepare for rain.
All tours require closed toe shoes.

Payments may be made using PayPal, Credit Cards or Checks.
If mailing a Check - 
Make checks payable to:
Santa Clara Valley
Chapter 99s
Attn: Brittany Sabol
1816  Newcastle Drive
Los Altos, CA.  94024


Hotel & Travel

SPRING 2020 SWS Hotel:
Los Gatos Lodge
50 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road 
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Toll Free: 800-231-8676.
There are no elevators in the hotel. Please specify if you need a first floor room when you register.

Contact Hotel Directly
Rates: $139 + tax.
For a Garden View King, $149.00.
Hotel includes breakfast, free shuttle to and from airport-KRHV.
Hotel Parking is free.
There are no elevators.
If you need a first floor, you must request it when you register with the hotel.

 Flying into KRHV, transportation will be provided to & from the hotel times based on registration arrival times.

Flying Your Plane:
- $11.00 per night RHV parking.
- No fuel discount.
If your plans to fly-in change, please call or text 
Leslie Ingham
(408) 506-6568

SWS Registration


Regular-$153 by 4/20/2020.
Late-$163 after 4/20/2020.

Full registration for 99s, 49 1/2s and Guests includes: 
- Friday "Meet & Greet" on the Patio, Saturday Banquet, Hospitality, and Saturday Seminars, Friday & Saturday Fly Mart. 

Saturday Only Attendance: includes seminars, fly market, and banquet is $129.00. Business Meeting is free.

Thursday night dinner is On Your Own.

Friday Night "Meet & Greet" $20.00, payable at the event,
Banquet, $50.00.

Cancellation Policy:
Refunds will be issued for cancellations up to 14 days before the meeting. Partial refunds of extra meals or tours will be issued up to 7 days before the meeting.

Tours & Activities


Thursday Activity:  No planned activity; usually those arriving Thursday arrange to meet for dinner.
Or dinner On Your Own.  There are many restaurants in downtown Los Gatos (a short walk from the hotel)

Friday Tours:  Tour of two wineries, and olive tasting. 1:30am-4:30pm  includes tour, lunch and transportation, $119.00.

Saturday 49 1/2 Activity:
Tour of SJC Airport Tower. 9:30 am - 11:30 am. $20.00. Transportation provided

Saturday Tour:  San Jose Tech Museum. 12:30 - 4:30pm. 
Transportation provided.
Box lunch provided.

Saturday 99s Seminars: 
Seminar #1 - Nationally acclaimed CFII Max Trescott Topic: TBD

Seminar #2 - Gretchen Kelly, Manager San Mateo Airports. Topic: TBD

Other Activities:
Short walk to downtown Los Gatos for boutique shopping and restaurants. Short drive to Santana Row Shopping area. Own transportation is needed, or Uber and Lyft are options.



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Thursday, April 30, 2020 to Sunday, May 3, 2020
Los Gatos, CA.
Los Gatos Lodge, 50 Los Gatos Rd., Los Gatos, CA.
Los Gatos, CA  95032

Additional Info:
Patricia Gregory
408 506 4771 (c)
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
SWS Business Meeting Full Registration, Members, 49 1/2s, 99s Friends,Guests
Saturday Only Registration
Winery Tour - Friday
Hotel Meet & Greet
San Jose Airport Tower Tour - 49 1/2 & Guests Only
Tech Museum Tour
Additional Saturday Dinner - 49 1/2, 99s Friend, or other Guest
Vendor - Chapter
Vendor - Business - Non-99s
Vendor - Personal