Q: Where should I stay?A: For a list of local area lodging, visit our Accommodations page. Be sure to make your lodging arrangements as early as possible, as accomodations do book up during IPNC weekend.
Q: When should I arrive?A: We recommend that you arrive on Thursday as festivities begin early on Friday morning.
Q: When and where do I register?A: Registration begins on Thursday afternoon between 3 and 6:30 p.m. If you are unable to register on Thursday, you may register Friday morning between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. before the Opening Ceremonies. Registration is held on the north side of Riley Hall, building #2 on this campus map
Q: If I am staying on campus, where do I pick up my room key?A: RYou can pick up your on-campous dorm or apartment key directly at registation on Thursday (3-6:30PM) or Friday morning (7:30-8:30AM). If you arrive at any other time, you can pick up your key at Malthus Hall (building #9 on this campus map)
Q: What should I pack to wear during the IPNC weekend?A: Shorts and t-shirts are fine for Oregon's sunny summer days. A light jacket is recommended for outdoor dining in our cooler evenings. A good pair of walking shoes is recommended for the Vineyard Tour and Winery Lunch. Of course, dancing shoes are recommended for the Salmon Bake! As the event draws near, you can check the local forecast on our Travel page.
Q: What is a "Pre-IPNC Dinner" and how do I sign up for one?A: Many local wineries and restaurants host "Pre-IPNC Dinners" to welcome guests to town and treat them to a variety of local wine and cuisine. The 2013 Pre-IPNC dinners will be held Thursday, July 25. Please visit our Pre-IPNC Dinners page for more information.
Q: How can I learn more about Oregon wines and visiting Oregon wine country?A: Try visiting www.oregonwine.org, Willamette Valley Wineries Association, or Portland Oregon Visitor's Association. You can also call the Oregon Wine Advisory Board at 800.242.2363. The Oregon Tourism Division can be reached at 800.547.7842.
Q: What is the best way to contact the IPNC for more information?A: Feel free to e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org, call us at 800/775-4762, or visit our Contact Us page.
Q: What happened to the Sunday afternoon Passport to Pinot?A: No worries, the Passport to Pinot still exists but now is called the IPNC Walkabout. This name change was made to reflect a revamped layout at the 2012 event. Visit our Walkabout page for more information.