The National Conference of State Societies plays a unique role in the National Cherry Blossom Festival® by sponsoring a series of events that highlight educational and cultural exchange opportunities through the Cherry Blossom Princess Program. Since 1948, this program hosts women from across the U.S. and around the world to represent their home state, territory or country. Click here to find out more about this program that promotes diplomacy and leadership.
Summer Insanity Softball Tournament
The National Conference of State Societies (NCSS) hosts the Annual "Summer Insanity" Softball Tournament for all state and territorial societies. If your state society has a softball team, check out our tournament! Learn more here.
Haines Award Dinner
Congrats to the 2014 Haines Award Winner - New Jersey State Society!
The Haines Award Dinner celebrates the state societies' accomplishments throughout the year. One state society receives the Roy C. Haines Award - given to the state society that demonstrates sustained best organizational practices resulting in a viable and active society.