Frequently Asked Questions

​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 June 13, 2020, 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; for registration Information. 

How much do tickets cost?

Ticket prices for the 2020 Mid America Army Birthday Ball are as follows:
-SDDC, USTRANSCOM and DISA military members E5 and below, and civilian GS-5 and below, and their guest may attend free of charge. 
- E6 to E9/WO1 to WO2/O1 to O2/GS-6 to GS 10 and their guests:  $60 per ticket
- CW3 to CW4/O3 to O4/GS-11 to GS-12 and their guests:  $65 per ticket
- CW5/O5 and higher/GS-13 and higher/and all other guest:  $70 per ticket

Where will the 2020 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
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 2020 Army Birthday Ball. To reserve a room at the Missouri Athletic Club for the evening of 18 December. Please call 314-231-7220 and mention you are attending the 245th 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 Army Element of U.S. Transportation Command, the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution 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. 

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 

What is the appropriate dress?

Military Dress: Army Mess Uniform/Army Service Uniform or service equivalent*
Civilian: Semiformal or formal
* Female service members are authorized to wear civilian dress for the Ball.

Who is the guest speaker?

The guest speaker for the 2020 Mid America Army Birthday Ball is Majorie K. Eastman who is the author of Frontline Generation. You can click on the Guest Speaker tab or click here to read her bio. 

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 dinner will be served at 7:00 pm.

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?

A photographer is tentatively scheduled to take photos for the night for a fee, however roaming photographers will capture the fun and excitement of the event.  Photographs will be made available online, at no charge, following the event.​