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Welcome to the 2022 Missouri Dare Officers Association Training Conference


Registration Information

When is the MDOA Conference? July 18th, 2022 through July 22nd, 2022

Where is the Conference? Oasis Hotel & Convention Center, Springfield, Missouri

How much is the conference? $200 (This is a $25 dollar increase from before to help with rising costs.)

Who can attend conference? The MDOA DARE Training Conference is open to ALL LEO and Educators. You do not have to be a DARE Officer. Our courses will encompass all areas of law enforcement.

What is included? Officers will receive all their annual Mo POST required CEUs except for firearms. MDOA memberships are also included in the conference pricing.

How do we register? Download and complete the registration form below, then mail/email to MDOA.

How do we pay? MDOA can take check or online payment through the PayPal link below.

When is the registration deadline? Pre registration deadline is July 1st. ($25 late fee after July 1st).

What if I only attend 1 day? Educator or 1-Day training is $50.

Is the hotel included in the pricing? No. Attendees are responsible for booking their hotel reservations.

Are there COVID restrictions? Yes. We will be adhering to Local, State, and Federal COVID guidelines.

Can my family join me at the conference lunches? MDOA is not providing conference lunch for family but they are welcome to join us in the fun. Additional plates can be purchased on your registration form.

Attendees can Download & Print the above form, then mail completed form to MDOA with a check.

MDOA P.O. Box 541 Boonville, MO 65233  


Email the form to missouridare@gmail.com and make your online payment below.

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Oasis Hotel & Convention Center

Through the waterfall-lined gates and around the bend, the vibrant colors and lush greenery of Springfield’s only resort-inspired hotel and convention center will be calling your name. Once inside, you’ll be welcomed by a staff ready to make sure you have what you need but more importantly, everything you want. Relax, indulge, go to bed early or stay up late, there are no rules here. When you stay with us, you are one step closer to finding your own personal oasis. The Oasis is a year-round resort ideal for vacations, weekend getaways, and the 2022 Missouri Dare Officer's Association Training Conference.

  • MDOA Room Rate: $TBA/night for King or Double Queen Suites after local fees and tax exemption. 
  • MDOA will provide free snack  items and coffee for attendees at the conference.
  • For any other questions contact Brent Forgey at bforgey@nixa.com or 417-725-2510

Fire & Ice Restaurant

Featuring Springfield’s only Ice Bar, Fire & Ice Restaurant & Bar is an experience not to be missed. A delectable array of menu options include: delicious seafood, dry-aged certified Angus steaks, and an eclectic mix of entrees, appetizers, salads, and sandwiches. Watch our culinary masters at work with our open plan kitchen. Fire & Ice is where you are sure to get “cool” cuisine in a “hot” atmosphere!

Top Golf

Topgolf venues connect communities of fans in meaningful ways through technology, entertainment, food & beverage, and the belief that Topgolf is the place wher eone can discover common ground no matter the occasion. These multi-level venues feature high-tech gaming, climate controlled hitting bays, a chef-drivin menu, and music.

Bass Pro Shop

INSPIRING EVERYONE TO ENJOY, LOVE AND CONSERVE THE GREAT OUTDOORS. Visit North America's premier outdoor and conservation company

Springfield Cardinals

Enjoy the Springfield Cardinals, the Double-A affiliate of Major League Baseball's 11-time World Champion St. Louis Cardinals since 2005.

Springfield Oasis Hotel, 2546 North Glenstone, Springfield, Mo 65803. 888-532-4338, www.springfieldoasis.com

2022 Keynote Speakers


2022 Course Descriptions


Officers will receive all their annual Mo POST required CEUs except for firearms.

Conference Schedule

Sunday July 17th, 2022

  • Early Registration

Monday July 18th, 2022

  • 7-11 Registration
  • 8-5 Workshops

Tuesday July 19th, 2022

  • 8-5 Workshops

Wednesday July 20th, 2022

  • 8-5 Workshops

Thursday July 21st, 2022

  • 8-5 Workshops

Friday July 22nd, 2022

  • 8-10 Workshops
  • 10:15-10:45 Closing Ceremony

MDOA Event Partners

Our sponsors will be posted soon.

Family Events

Youth Service Project

Event Details, Date, & Time TBA

Join other DARE Officers in a local service project.

Family Night

Event Details, Date, & Time TBA

Enjoy a great family night with games, food, and FUN all on us.

DARE Cruise Night

Event Details, Date, & Time TBA

Get that DARE car clean and shiny for an amazing car cruise through Springfield, Missouri.

*Family events dates, times, and locations are subject to change without notice.