NASSH 2019-Boise, Idaho, USA

The 2019 Annual Convention of the North American Society for Sport History will be held in Boise, Idaho at the Riverside Hotel May 24-27, 2019.

2019 Conference Program

Abstracts for Conference Presentations

The Conference begins on Friday, May 24, with the Council and Committee Meetings and the Wine and Cheese social event in the evening. Sessions will be held Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27, with the final banquet also on Monday night.

The Riverside Hotel is nestled on 14 acres of picturesque roses, gardens, and a courtyard on the banks of the Boise River.  The hotel offers 300 rooms.  For dining and entertainment, the hotel offers the Riverside Grill (all day dining), Sandbar at the Riverside (pub food and river views and nightly live music), The Sapphire Room (music venue featuring a full bar and dining), BAR 365 (a full-service bar located in the hotel lobby), and all-day room service.

The hotel amenities include complimentary high-speed internet access, complimentary parking, and complimentary airport shuttle.  The rooms are equipped with a flat screen HD TV, charging stations, refrigerator and microwave. The hotel is pet friendly and offers a guest laundry.


Click on this link to register for the 2019 NASSH Conference

For 2019, credit card payments are the only form of payment that will be accepted. All credit card transactions will include a 4.75% transaction fee.

Registration Rates

  • Standard
    • ​Early ​(by ​April ​10) ​- ​$280
    • Regular ​(by ​May ​10) ​- ​$305
    • ​Late/on-site ​- ​$330
  • Student and Postdoc
    • Early (by April 10) -$155
    • Regular (by May 10)-$180
    • Late/on-site-$205
  • Extra Banquet Ticket
    • Early (by April 10) -$50
    • Regular (by May 10) -$75
    • Late/on-site-$100
  • Companion ​Meal ​Ticket ​(3 ​lunches, ​2 ​receptions ​with ​1 ​drink ​ticket ​& ​reception ​food, ​and ​one ​banquet ​ticket)
    • Flat ​Rate: ​$180 


The Riverside Hotel block is now full. A second block of rooms is available at the Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner.

Rate of $109 per night (single, double, triple, quad)

Click here for booking information!

Deadline to make reservation:  May 16

For more information on the hotel, click here!

***To reserve a room with the NASSH rate, please call (208) 343-1871 and ask for the NASSH group rate.***

Riverside Hotel
2900 Chinden Boulevard
Boise, ID  83714
Tel: (208) 343-1871

Room Rates (include breakfast buffet each morning):
$109.00 single/double occupancy

$119.00 triple occupancy

$129.00 quad occupancy

Deadline for making reservations:  Monday, April 22, 2019

Want more information on the hotel? Visit their website here!


The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to/from the airport.  Simply call the hotel and let them know you are ready to be picked up.


The hotel offers an outdoor, heated swimming pool, hot tub, fitness center, nearby golf courses, Bogus Basin Ski Area, bicycle rentals on-site.  The hotel is adjacent to the Boise River and Greenbelt, a 25-mile pave pedestrian and bicycle path.  The Boise River Whitewater Park is 200 yards from the hotel and offers stand-up paddle boarding.

Nearby Attractions

50 Things To Do in Boise (link:

Contact Kim Scott, NASSH Meeting Planner with any questions.