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The CARE act would help solve the labor crisis in the carnival industry. Learn More

PASSING OF THE GAVEL

2023 Chair Rick Reithoffer, left, turns over the Chair's gavel to Ben Pickett, 2024 OABA Chair

2024 Hall of Fame & Pioneer Inductees

Bill Johnson, Johnny Doolan, Eugene Siefker [..More Info]

CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE

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Louisiana Assn of Fairs & Festivals Convention
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Oregon Fairs Association Annual Convention
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OABA News & Announcements
EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATING WITH CONGRESS
Note: This is a brief synopsis of this document. For a pdf with more information, sample letters, and links, click here. Passage of HR 1787 will: – Clarify an existing category of visas for foreign workers, the P Visa, which covers the entertainment industry. Carnival workers should've been included in this category years ago. – Solve the mobile amusement industry's most pressing ...   [read more]
Advocating for the Carnivals Are Real Entertainment (CARE) Act of 2023

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Bill Johnson, Johnny Doolan and Eugene Siefker
The Outdoor Amusement Business Association is pleased to announce its Hall of Fame and Pioneer Award inductees for 2024. Hall of Fame recipients are William (Bill) Johnson and Johnnie Doolan; the Pioneer Award will be presented to Eugene (Gene) Siefker.  All presentations will take place at the organization’s annual meeting at the Sheraton Tampa Brandon Hotel, Friday, February 9 at ...   [read more]
OABA Names 2024 Hall of Fame and Pioneer Award Inductees Bill Johnson, Johnny Doolan and Eugene Siefker

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