The purpose of the Western States Boating Administrators Association is to identify and share best practices in boating education, law enforcement, search and rescue, and waterway management; promote greater uniformity in boating laws; encourage cooperation between boating agencies and organizations; advance interstate cooperation and efficiency in administration, law enforcement, and search and rescue activities; and serve as a forum for discussing existing and proposed laws and other boating safety issues of mutual concern in the west.


WSBAA Annual Conference - 2021

Glacier National Park
May 16-19, 2021 - Whitefish, Montana

The conference will be held at:

The Lodge at Whitefish Lake
1380 Wisconsin Ave.
Whitefish, MT 59937
Note: Spring weather in Montana can be unpredictable, be sure to pack clothes for cold weather.

Click here to view the agenda.

To reserve your room at the conference rate:
Call: 1.877.887.4026
Group code: WSBAA20

Vendor Information:
Click here to view the vendor packet.

Glacier Park International Airport is thirteen miles from the The Lodge at Whitefish Lake. The hotel offers complimentary rides from the Glacier Park International Airport back to the Lodge if you make arrangements.

Missoula Regional Airport is one hundred twenty-eight miles from the The Lodge at Whitefish Lake. 

Conference Registration:

Full Conference: $250
Full registration includes: President's Reception, Awards Dinner and Off-site Event

A la carte options for spouses and guests attending with a full conference registrant:
President's Reception: $25
Awards Luncheon: $35
Off-site Event: $60