83rd Anniversary of Alcoholics Anonymous

June 8, 9, & 10, 2018 | Akron, Ohio | Birthplace of A.A.




Check here for announcements and changes for 2018

Last Update March 1, 2018




            Flags of the World

  • No Refunds for Basic Registration purchases

  • Cancellation Fee $30.00 for Package Plan A & B, balance to be refunded

  • Tent camping will no longer be available.  RV lot will still be open ** 

  • Pre-Registration will open on March 1st, 2018 at 9:00 am (EST).  The cost for basic registration will be $25.00 per person during Pre-Registration and $30.00 per person at the event. Pre-Registration will run from March 1st at 9:00 am (EST) through May 15th, 2018 at 11:59 pm (EST).  Mail in registrations must be postmarked by 5/15/2018.  Pricing for the Package Plans for those staying at the University of Akron is as follows: $200.00 per person for Package Plan A (includes meals) and $150.00 per person for Package Plan B (does NOT include meals).

  • Meal plans will only be sold during Pre-Registration March 1st through May 15th, 2018.  Basic Registrations and Package Plan B will be available on-site.  Package Plan A and add-on meals will not be available for purchase on-site.

  • Single occupancy rooms at the University are no longer available

  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, wheelchairs will NOT be available for rental at the University of Akron this year.

    AA Founders' Day Weekend Celebration - Speaker Meeting at Infocision Stadium at the University of Akron, June 9, 2018.

    To present the best opportunity for a safe and enjoyable experience at InfoCision Stadium, please be advised what items are allowed and prohibited at the Speaker Meeting upon entering the stadium:

Allowed Items

·         Cell Phones

·         Retail Water Bottle – Sealed or Unsealed

·         Carry or Strap Purse (subject to search)

·         Umbrellas

·         Keys-Lanyard

·         Small Camera

·         Health Related or Allergy Needs

·         Service Animals

·         Small Binoculars (no case)


Prohibited Items

 ·        Outside Food and Beverage (retail water bottle permitted)

·         Alcoholic Beverages and Illicit Substances

·         Pets-Animals

·         Coolers

·         Frisbees

·         Beach Balls

·         Backpacks

·         Fireworks

·         Guns, Knives, Pepper Spray, Mace (including items may be considered a weapon)

·         Large Signs

·         Hoverboards / Skateboards / Bicycles

·         Laser Pointers

·         Noisemakers

·         Strollers

·         Selfie Sticks

·         Audio-Visual Recording Equipment

·         Laptops-Tablets

·         Aerosol Cans


InfoCision Stadium Information

·         Guests may enter the stadium at Gate 2 and Gate 3.

·         All guests must have a ticket to enter the stadium.

·         There is no re-entry once entering the stadium.

·         All guests and items are subject to search.

·         There will be a designated smoking area at Gate 4.

·         Concession stands will be open with payment by cash, debit or credit card.

·         First Aid attendants will be on site.



 ** more details on FAQ Page

We're all looking forward to having our friends back with us this year to celebrate the gift of Alcoholics Anonymous. We are working hard to insure that this is the best, most secure, and unified Founders' Day ever. 

Love & Service — The Founders' Day Committee
Akron Area Intergroup Council


Future Founders' Day Weekends


2019 - June 7, 8, 9




302 Buchtel Common 
AKRON, OH 44325