2022-2023 State Commander's & President's Homecoming

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October 5-9, 2022  |  Fort Worth, TX

Incoming State Commander, Lynn Toomer, welcomes you to the Stockyards of Fort Worth, Texas to celebrate his Homecoming. There will be a Budget & Finance meeting followed by the COA meeting at the Homecoming. Additionally, there will be plenty of time to enjoy with your comrades with live music, a scavenger hunt, and so much more.

Complete Registration by September 26th to receive Main Event ticket at the $50 rate and includes the Homecoming t-shirt. Any registrations received after September 26th will purchase a Main Event ticket at a $60 rate w/o t-shirt.

Event Registration
Hotel Information

Mail or email forms to: INF0@VFW10429.0RG

Make Check Payable to: VFW 10429

Mail Payment & Completed Form to:

Benbrook Memorial VFW Post 10429

1000 Stevens Drive

Benbrook, TX 76126

The Budget & Finance, and the COA meeting will take place at the Courtyard Fort Worth Stockyards. This guestroom block is currently full. If you wish to make reservations at the overflow hotel that is 3 miles away, please see the information below:

Hampton Inn & Suites Fort Worth Downtown

1001 Commerce | Fort Worth, TX 76102

Rate: $149 per night


IMPORTANT: The Block is SOLD OUT at The Courtyard. If you would like to be added to the Waitlist and notified when a room is available, please email taylor@texasvfw.org.

It is highly suggested to book your room at the overflow property even if you are on the Waitlist. The Waitlist will not guarantee a reservation.

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2022-2023 Homecoming Agenda (Tentative)

Event page links or other details are provided below in the daily agenda items.

October 5 | Wednesday

  • Transportation & Hotel Check-in for early arrivals

  • 8:00pm | Isis Theater | VFW Movie & Happy Hour Drink prices (All welcome to attend)

October 6 | Thursday (HAWAIIAN SHIRT DAY)

  • 8:00am - 10:00am | Courtyard Stockyards | Registration & Packet Pickup

  • 8:30am - 10:00am | Budget & Finance Meeting (CLOSED)

  • 11:00am - 2:00pm | TopGolf DFW - Fort Worth | Family Friendly

    • TEE IT UP WITH TOOMER​ (Registration Information)
    • $75 per person (includes lunch and 2 drink tickets)

    • No clubs required

  • 8:00pm - 12:00am | Billy Bob's Texas (Honkytonk Stage) | Raised Right Men (90s Country)

    • Veterans Free w/ ID, others $5​

    • Tips appreciated

October 7 | Friday (RED SHIRT DAY)

October 8 | Saturday (WESTERN THEME ALL DAY)

  • 8:00am - 10:00am | Courtyard Stockyards | Registration & Packet Pickup

  • Lunch on your own

  • 6:00pm - 10:00pm | 81 Club | MAIN EVENT

    • Registration REQUIRED by September 26

    • Fajita Dinner, Proud Country Band, Dancing, Photo Booth, Mechanical Bull 

    • Western Attire / Cowboy Chic

  • 10:00pm | Billy Bob's Texas (Main Stage) | MAIN EVENT CONCERT | Tracy Lawrence​​​

    • Concert Ticket included w/ Registration

October 9 | Sunday

  • Hotel Check-out, Safe Traveling!

Daily Options

  • Scavenger Hunt | Details available upon arrival

  • Billy Bob's Texas | Opens daily at 11am | Veterans Free w/ ID, Non-Veteran $3 until 6pm

  • John Wayne Museum | Opens 9am - 6pm each day

    • Veteran Discount w/ ID plus 15% VFW Discount (approximately $20)​

  • Cattle Drive | Fort Worth Livestock Exchange | 11:30am & 4:00pm​

    • Weather permitting, the best place to watch is in front of the Livestock Exchange Building at 131 East Exchange Ave​