Irrigation Leader

Las Vegas to Phoenix Irrigation Leader Tour January 25th-31st, 2020

The tour begins in Las Vegas. Participants will spend two nights at the Mirage Hotel and tour the Hoover Dam. The tour group will then travel by bus to see irrigation techniques and crops grown in the Yuma, Arizona. Following one night in Yuma, the tour will move on to Phoenix, Arizona, where participants will attend the two-day Operations and Management Training Workshop. After four nights in Phoenix, the tour will conclude with a morning exploration of the Scottsdale, Arizona, waterfront.

The tour fee is $2,500.00 U.S. per primary attendee with a $1,500.00 fee for attending spouse. The tour fee will cover hotels, bus travel and group meals. Airfare is not included. 

To reserve your tour slot, please e-mail An invoice for the nonrefundable $500.00 deposit will be sent to you. Final payments must be made by November 1, 2019.

DRAFT Las Vegas to Phoenix Tour Itinerary

January 25-31, 2020

(Note: Tour details and itinerary will be updated as schedule becomes final.)

Saturday, January 25

Arrive in Las Vegas:     Hotel Accommodations

Mirage Hotel & Casino

3400 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109


Sunday, January 26

3:00 – 5:00 pm            Tour registration and briefing reception

Mirage Hotel & Casino

Room location TBD


Monday, January 27

8:00 am                       Tour bus to Hoover Dam

9:00 am                       Hoover Dam Tour

12:00 noon                  Lunch provided

1:30 pm                       Drive to Yuma, Arizona

6:00 pm                       Hotel check in

6:30 pm                       Dinner provided


Tuesday, January 28

8:00 am                       Tour Yuma County Water Users Association service area for irrigation techniques, crop varieties, processing and shipping. Fish screens, trash racks, and low-head hydro production will be part of the tour.

12:00 noon                 Lunch provided

3:00 pm                       Drive to Phoenix

6:00 pm                       Crown Plaza Phoenix Airport Hotel

4300 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034

6:30 pm                       Dinner Stockyards Restaurant & 1889 Saloon

5009 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034


Wednesday, January 29

8:00 am                       8thAnnual Operations and Management Training Workshop

Crown Plaza Phoenix Airport Hotel

11:00 am                     Bus to Roosevelt Water Conservation District

12:00 noon                 Lunch provided

1:00 pm                       Afternoon workshop program

4:30 pm                       Bus to rooftop reception

Copper State Consulting

3033 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85012


Thursday, January 30

8:00 am                       Morning workshop program

12:00 noon                 Lunch provided

1:30 pm                       Afternoon workshop program

5:00 pm                       Reception


Friday, January 31

9:00 am                       Bus tour Scottsdale Waterfront

12:00 noon                 Tour Farwell Luncheon