Red River Convention Moved To Summer

The Red River Valley Association has announced its board has rescheduled the organization’s annual convention from February to June 2 and 3. As in years past, the convention will be held at the Riverdome at Horseshoe Casino & Hotel in Bossier City, La.

Registration, sponsorship opportunities, hotel details and the conference agenda will be published in March.

For more information, contact Richard Brontoli, executive director of the association, by email at or visit

The Red River Valley Association, founded in 1925, promotes economic development along the Red River, which flows through portions of Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. The Red, Atchafalaya and Mississippi rivers come close to meeting one another near Old River, located upriver from the Red River Landing and Tunica, Miss.

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The J. Bennett Johnston Waterway is the commercially-navigable portion of the Red River that extends from the confluence of the Old and Red rivers northward to Shreveport, La. The 9-foot deep and 200-foot wide channel is 236 miles long and features five locks and dams.