2019 Gala

Welcome to the 2019 STARS OF DISTINCTION AWARDS GALA information website. Below you will find information regarding the event and will be given the option to purchase tickets. 

To All Sworn and Non-Sworn APD Employees
You Are Cordially Invited to the 2019 Stars of Distinction Awards Gala
Honoring Austin Police Department Officers’ Achievements  

Hosted by Austin Cops for Charities & the Austin Police Association 
Hilton Austin Downtown, 6th Floor Austin Grand Ballroom
500 E. 4th Street, Austin, Texas 78701
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  - Social Hour
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Dinner & Program
    7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  – Award Presentations    
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. – Fellowship, Music and Dancing
Live Performance by Joel Nava and the Texas Border
11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. – After Party Breakfast Gathering 

Dress Attire
Cocktail attire black tie optional - Class A uniforms for all awardees required
Ticket Information
(All awardees will receive two complimentary tickets & reserved seating)
$40 per person for all APD sworn and non-sworn guests
Table reservations will be available with full payment of $400 at time of purchase
Call the APA office to purchase tickets & reserve tables 512-474-6993 
Or email val@austinpolice.com 

Hotel Room Reservations
Room rate is $209.00 per night + 15% hotel tax
Deadline for this rate is November 01, 2019
To reserve a room go to this link: https://book.passkey.com/go/StarsofDistinctionAwardsGala 
or call 512-482-8000. Room block is under: 2019 Stars of Distinction Awards Gala

Event Parking
Hilton Austin Parking Garage: Valet $15 per car—Self-parking $10 per car 
Alternative Parking @ Austin Convention Center’s Two Parking Garages
2nd Street Garage, 201 E. 2nd Street or 5th Street Garage, 601 E. 5th Street

Garment Check & Change Room Information
There will be a garment check room and restrooms available for officers to use to change into their casual clothes after the awards ceremony. The rooms will be available from 4 p.m. till 11 p.m. or until all garment bags have been picked up. APD Officers will monitor this area to make sure no personal belongings are left behind. All officers are responsible for securing their uniforms and gun belts at a secure area and cannot leave them in the garment check rooms.

At This Time, Only APD Sworn and Non-sworn Employees are Invited to Purchase Tickets to the 2019 GALA
$40 Individual Ticket – APD Sworn and Non-Sworn
$400 Reserve 1 Table for 10 guests – APD Employees ONLY
CLICK ON THE BELOW to donate to the 2019 GALA