VARJ Conference

VARJ Annual Conference

On May 3rd, 1999 the first Virginia Association of Regional Jails annual conference was held at the Fort Magruder Inn in Williamsburg, VA. This event turned out to be an overwhelming success. With over 240 in attendance and over 50 vendor exhibits, plans were made to continue this yearly gathering.

2020 VARJ Conference
March 17 – 19, 2020

Hotel Roanoke
110 Shenandoah Avenue NW, Roanoke, Virginia, 24016
Hotel Roanoke Web Site

In addition to a bevy of DCJS qualifying instruction, the conference will also feature the annual VARJ Pistol Competition, the Reece E. Robbins Memorial Golf Tournament, and the Bean Bag Toss competition.

Download the Attendee Registration Letter

Download the Registration Form

On-Line Conference Registration

Registration ends: Thursday 03/19/20 08:00 am

Individual Registration

Registration for individuals are members of VARJ and non-members.

Details Price Qty
2020 Conference Member Early Registration (through 3/2/2020)show details + $60.00 (USD)  
2020 Conference Member Late Registration (after 3/2/2020)show details + $85.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
March 2, 2020
2020 Conference Non-Member Registrationshow details + $85.00 (USD)  
2020 Conference Single Day Registrationshow details + $40.00 (USD)  

Agency Registration

Agency registration allows for any employee of the agency to attend the full conference.

Details Price Qty
2020 Conference - Agency Registrationshow details + $500.00 (USD)  

2020 Training Schedule

Download the VARJ 2020 Training Schedule

2020 Conference Schedule

Printable version of the 2020 Conference Special Event Schedule

7:00am Pistol Competition  
8:00am Pipe and Drape Starts  
10:00am Vendor RegistrationVendor Hall Open 
12:00pmGolf TournamentPipe and Drape Ends Box Lunch – Vendor hallPresident’s Luncheon
12:30pm Vendor Set-Up StartsVendor Prizes 
2:00pm  Vendor Hall Closed
Break Down
4:45pm Vendor Set-Up Ends  
5:00pm Vendor/Superintendent
Meet and Greet
6:00pm Vendor Hall Open  
7:00pm   Employee Social
8:00pm Vendor Hall Closed
VARJ Bean-Bag Match
Hospitality Suite Open
8:30pm Vendor/Superintendent
Hospitality Suite Open
Invitation Only
Sponsored Event 
11:00pm  Sponsored Event EndsEmployee Social Ends

2020 Conference Committee

Conference Committee TitleNameFacilityEmail
Vendor CoordinatorTim Trent Blue Ridge Regional Jail
Special Event Coordinator Tim Trent Blue Ridge Regional Jail
Training Committee CoordinatorSgt. Robert StatonBlue Ridge Regional
Registration CoordinatorMiriam BeardBlue Ridge Regional
Website AdministratorLewis Kerns