Conference & Scholarships

The 2020 Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association Conference is now December 7-11, 2020
Please watch and check for notice of possible changes due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic concerns

Holiday Inn University Plaza – Bowling Green, KY.

1021 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green, KY 42103
Reservations: 1 (800) HOLIDAY
Front Desk: 1 (270) 745-0088
Room Rates: $125.00 for Single or Double

Vendor Exhibition Dates: December 9th and 10th, 2020

Download Vendor Information and Registration Form in PDF Format

Download Sheriff’s Registration Form in PDF Format

Take a look at last year’s conference below:

Conference Poster

The 2019 Annual Conference was an excellent conference. Held at The Sloan Convention Center September 9 – 13, 2019 at the Holiday Inn – University Plaza, Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Conference Opening and Welcome

Training and Presenters

Click the image to see our topics this year:

9-11 Tribute

Our conference often takes place over the anniversary of the 9-11 terror attacks on our nation. The KSA always has a memorial.

Click through the gallery below:


Visitors to the Conference

We had a visit from both U.S. Attorney’s for Kentucky.
Left: U.S. Attorney Eastern District Robert M Duncan Jr
Center: KSA Executive Director Ferry Wagner
Right: U.S. Attorney Western District Russell Coleman
Governor Matt Bevin stopped by to speak with the membership.
On the far left: Mr. Jim Henderson, Executive Director of KACo visited and addressed us.

Candid Moments

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Sheriff Mike Jansen and Sheriff Chuck Korzenborn man the voting table during elections of Officers and Directors.


One of our vendors came equipped with his own U.S. Navy Seals trained dog who is now retired.




The KSA Store was open. Item sales go to support the Boys and Girls Ranch.

A Glance Around The Vendor Hall

Long time friend and master of ceremonies for the KSA, Mr. Walter Tangle is made and Honorary Deputy by Sheriff Korzenborn.

Not Everything Is All Business

We were treated to barbecue and throwing axes at The Flip’N Axe in Bowling Green. The owner is a huge supporter of first responders and the men and women of the military. It was a lot of fun. Click the images below to see the full images and check out the video at the bottom.

Sheriff Patrick Boggs trying axe throwing for the first time.