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2014 UGA South Davis Family History Fair

This year's fair will again be held at Woods Cross High School on April 25-26, 2014.
Friday night will be a free keynote event and then another keynote and classes all day Saturday.
UGA Member prices - make sure to login before registering or click HERE to join UGA
  • Fair Registration: $15.00 (electronic syllabus is included in the price)
  • Optional Printed Syllabus: $15.00
  • Optional Box Lunch $6.00
Non UGA member prices -
  • Fair Registration: $20.00 (electronic syllabus is included in the price)
  • Optional Printed Syllabus: $20.00
  • Optional Box Lunch $6.00
If you opt to volunteer and are selected then there is no registration fee.


SLIG 2015 Courses Announced

We are very excited to announce the 2015 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy lineup of courses!
  1. The Family History Law Library (Judy Russell, JD, CG, CGL and Rick Sayre, CG, CGL
  2. Researching in Original Resource Repositories (John Colletta, Ph.D., FUGA)
  3. Advanced Genealogical Methods (Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS)
  4. Finding Immigrant Origins (David Ouimette, CG)
  5. Advanced German Research (F. Warren Bittner, CG)
  6. Advanced Research Tools: Post-War Military Records (Craig R. Scott, CG, FUGA)
  7. Resources & Strategies for United States Research, Part I (Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FUGA)
  8. From Confusion to Conclusion: Writing Proof Arguments (Kimberly Powell and Harold Henderson, CG)
  9. Getting Started with Genetic Genealogy (Debbie Wayne, CG, CGL)
  10. Diving Deeper into New England (Advanced) (D. Joshua Taylor, MA)
  11. Advanced Evidence Analysis Practicum (Angela McGhie)
  12. Problem Solving (Judi Hansen, MLIS, AG)


Check Out Our New Affiliates Discounts!

If you are a member of the Utah Genealogical Association, you can receive discounts on several goods and services through our Member's only Affiliates page.  Login to our website with your membership user name and password and then click on the Friends of UGA page to gain access to the Affiliates page.  You will be excited to see what we have to offer!!!


Invitation to Join

If you are not yet a member of UGA, we invite you to join. There is considerable value associated with membership, which is offered at a reasonable annual rate with discounts given for multiple-year renewals. Life memberships are also available, as are membership gifts to give to your friends and family. Visit our Gift Membership page to share the gift of UGA Membership with those whom you love!


Stay in Salt Lake City

Need to stay a night or two in Salt Lake while you are visiting the Family History Library or doing something else?  Perhaps you might want to combine one of the Mormon Trails Bus Tours with a get-away for a day or two in Salt Lake.
Login to our web page and then check out the special discout rates available only to UGA members from three major hotels in downtown Salt Lake. You'll save a lot of bucks!

Upcoming Events

There are some very important and educational events coming up, including several family history fairs and conferences. Visit our Events page for details and register today!

UGA Friends and Affiliates

UGA has contacted several vendors who supply genealogy products and services. Visit our Friends of UGA page to get more information on their offerings. Many of these vendors also offer discounts to UGA members! Login by clicking the Login Link above and then visit our Affiliates page inside the Members area to receive these member-only discounts.
We have recently added additional vendors and friends to our Friends of UGA page.  Click on Friends of UGA to find out about educational programs available at Salt Lake Community College as well as special rates available for UGA members at the Shilo Inn in Salt Lake.  Take this opportunity to stay in Salt Lake while you do your research at the Family History Library and we won't even tell your family and friends if you sneak over to the spectacular new City Creek Center which is located between your hotel and the library!


Utah Research Links

Looking for help with your Utah Research?  Click on the Beehive (no, you won't disturb the bees!) or connect to FamilySearch.org or the FamilySearch Wiki for Utah. While we're on the subject, would you like to participate in the Wiki for Utah project? For further information, visit Utah FamilySearch Wiki Project.

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