Annual Conventions


Year    City                     Host                                         Theme


1983  Arlington            Mid-Cities Alley #85                  First Official TCA Convention (competition in Arlington Mall)

1984  Houston            Cheerful Clown Alley                 Clowns are Out of this World

1985  Corpus Christi   The Clown Alley                        Clowning is Catching

1986  Plano                 Mid-Cities Alley #85                  Happy Birthday Texas (Texas Sesquicentennial)

1987  Midland             Oops Alley                                 Be Surprised in Midland

1988  Kerrville             Happy Alley   ?

1989  Wichita Falls     The Clown Arounds                   Fall in Love with the Falls

1990  Clear Lake        Space City Clowns                    Splash Down in Clear Lake

1991  McAllen             Rio Grande Valley Clowns        Clown Fiesta Valley Style

1992  Amarillo             Classic Clowns                         Old West Days – Catch the Spirit

1993  Ft Worth            Cow Town Clowns                    Germanfest

1994  Houston            Montgomery County Clowns     Make New Memories Galore in ‘94

1995  Odessa             Oops Alley                                 Where the West is Fun

1996  Corpus Christi  The Clown Alley                         Pirates/Clowns at Sea

1997  Bedford             Happi Tymes Clowns                Clowns are Living Cartoons

1998  Wichita Falls     The Clown Arounds                  The 60’s – Groovy & Great

1999  Mesquite           Tejas Klown Club #1                 Last Round-up of the Century

2000  Houston            Cheerful Clown Alley                Comedy Classics

2001  Irving                 Mid-Cities Alley #85                  Building Better Clowns

2002  Midland             Oops Alley                                The Stars are Bright Deep in the Heart of Texas

2003  San Antonio      Jolly Joeys Clown Alley            Happy Birthday TCA – 20 years old (1983-2003)

2004  Ft Worth            Cow Town Clowns                    Survivor of the Funniest

2005  Houston            Cheerful Clown alley                 CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE RITA EVACUATION

2006  Irving                 Mid-Cities Alley #85                  Over the Rainbow

2007  Houston            Cheerful Clown Alley                 Is Your Funny Bone Broken – Get on Laff Support (from 2005)

2008  Wichita Falls     The Clown Arounds                   TCA 25th Anniversary

2009  Arlington           Happi Tymes Clowns                1st Tyme – Summer Tyme     (August)

2010  Granbury          Cow Town Clowns                     CSI – Clowns Seen Investigating   (Sep/Oct)

2011  Irving                Mid-Cities Alley #85                   Ready – Set – Clown    (August – 1st yr of 3 yr contract)

2012  Irving                TCA Board                                 TCA Express – Engineering Better Clowns (Aug - 2nd yr of 3)

2013  Irving                TCA Board Appointed Comm.   TCA’s 30th Round-up   (August – 3rd yr of 3)

2014  Kerrville           Jolly Joeys Clown Alley              An American Original – Tribute to Hobos & Bag Ladies (October)

2015  Tyler                Rosy Nose Clown Alley              Run Away to the Circus

2016  San Angelo      Oops Alley                                 Art from the Heart

2017  Montgomery    Cheeful Clown Alley                   School Daze

2018                          Mid-Cities Alley #85                   You Are the Greatest Clown on Earth








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