Frequently Asked Questions


How do I register?

How much do tickets cost?

Where will the Mid-America Army Birthday Ball be held?

Can I reserve a room at the hotel?

Who is hosting the Mid-America Army Birthday Ball?

What is the appropriate dress?

Where should I park?

Who is the guest speaker?

Will there be entertainment provided?

What time should I arrive?

What is included in the dinner menu?

Will alcohol be served?

How many people will be in attendance?

Will portrait photography be available?

Where and when is the 2018 Mid America Army Birthday Ball?




How do I register?


The preferred registration method is online registration with credit card payment on the Registration Page


Check or cash payments: Please print, complete and return your registration form NOT LATER THAN Friday, June 8, 2018, with your payment to:

Scott Army Booster Club

Attn: Army Ball Registration

P.O. Box 25044

Scott AFB, IL 62225

 

If you have any questions, please call 217-556-5394 or email: MidAmericaArmyBall@hotmail.com for Registration Information.

 


How much do tickets cost?


Ticket prices for the 2018 Mid America Army Birthday Ball are as follows:


    - E1/WO1/O1/GS-1 to E9/CW3/O3/GS-11:  $60 per ticket*

    - CW4/O4/GS-12 and above, and all other guests:   $70 per ticket

      *SDDC, USTRANSCOM and DISA military members E6 and below, and civilian GS-6 and below, and their guest may attend free of charge. 



Where will the 2017 Mid-America Army Birthday Ball be held?

The Missouri Athletic Club

405 Washington Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63102
T:314-231-7220 F:314-231-2327
frontdesk@mac-stl.org

See the Hotel Info Page for details


Can I reserve a room at the hotel?

The Missouri Athletic Club, is conveniently located Downtown St. Louis, MO, has rooms available for the evening of the 2018 Army Birthday Ball. To reserve a room at the Missouri Athletic Club for the evening of 9 June. Please call 314-231-7220 and mention you are attending the 243rd Mid America Army Birthday Ball. Rooms are being offered at a discounted rate of $118 plus tax. Overnight parking is $12.00. See the Hotel Info page for details on reserving a room. 

Who is hosting the Mid-America Army Birthday Ball?

The Mid America Army Birthday Ball is hosted by the commanders of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, the Army Element of U.S. Transportation Command and the DISA Global Operations Command.  The Ball is being presented by the Scott Army Booster Club, a private, non-profit organization not affiliated with, endorsed by, or a part of the U.S. Government. The Booster Club was established to foster morale and promote the general benefit of Army personnel assigned to Scott Air Force Base, their families, and the community. 


What is the appropriate dress?

Military Dress: Army Mess Uniform/Army Service Uniform or service equivalent*
Civilian: Semiformal or formal
* Female service members should wear the uniform as above but may change into the civilian dress after the official portion of the Ball is complete.
 

Where should I park?

Parking is available at the Missouri Athletic Club Parking Garage, located at 700 N 4th St
Saint Louis, MO 63102, US, Phone: (314) 421-4740, as well as many other options nearby. The cost for parking is 


Who is the guest speaker?


The 2018 Mid America Army Birthday Ball will present both a Guest Speaker and a Keynote Speaker. Speakers will be announced soon. 


Will there be entertainment provided?


Music and entertainment will be provided throughout the event. 


What time should I arrive?


The reception will start at 5:30 pm. The Ball will start at 7:00 pm.


What is included in the dinner menu?

Menu: 

Baby Wedge Salad Iceberg lettuce, Oven dried Roma tomatoes, Candied walnuts, Crumbled Gorgonzola, Marinated Red Onions, Creamy Peppercorn Dressing

Filet mignon and chicken gorgonzola cream sauce

Grilled mahi-mahi
Pineapple chutney , lemon ginger beurre blanc

Yukon gold potato cake
Asparagus

The hors d'oeuvres (choice of 3) are:
COLD
Asparagus wrapped in prosciutto, Smoked Salmon with Dill Mousse on Toast Points Caprice Skewer Baby Mozzarella, Grape Tomato and Basil Brie Cheese Wedge & Candied Apples Poached Salmon and Greek Olive Tapenade Cashew Chicken Salad on Crostini Stuffed Celery Sticks with Bleu Cheese and Almonds Roast Beef Roll with Horseradish Tomato Bruschetta on Crostini Open Face Lobster BLT on Yukon Gold Potato Crisp

HOT
Stuffed Button Mushroom with Boursin Cheese and Sausage Black & Blue Tenderloin Bite Vegetable Spring Roll with Mango Honey Pork Pot Stickers with Soy Sauce Lobster Rangoon Blackened Chicken Andouille Brochettes with Mango Glaze St. Louis' Own Toasted Ravioli with Marinara Spanakopita

 
Will alcohol be served?

Cash bars will be open during the reception and will remain open throughout the dinner and Ball.  All attendees are encouraged to drink responsibly and are reminded to drive responsibly.


How many people will be in attendance?


We expect approximately 250 guests to attend the event.


Will photography be available?
Roaming photographers will capture the fun and excitement of the event.  Photographs will be made available online, at no charge, following the event.


Where and when is the 2018 Mid America Army Birthday Ball?


The 2018 Mid America Army Birthday Ball will take place on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the Missouri Athletic Club, downtown St. Louis.