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Welcome to the TRAPS Central Region web page!

Central Region Director: Robin Campbell-Kunkel

New Braunfels PARD ♦110 Golf Course Rd ♦New Braunfels, Texas 78130
(830) 221-4350 ♦E-Mail: rkunkel@nbtexas.org

2014 Central Region Workshop

Download Registration Form.pdf | Register Online Here

Download Rodeo Registration2014.pdf

Save The Date

Hotel Information:

Fairfield Inn & Suites Austin Northwest/Arboretum  

Start date: 11/11/14

End date: 11/13/14

Last day to book by: 10/14/14

Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate: for $120 per night

·         Book your group rate: TX Recreation & Parks >>

Call 512.527.0734 and ask for the “TX Recreation & Park Society”

Maintenance Rodeo Save the Date

Vendor information

2014 Workshop Sponsorship Contract


Presenting Partner:


Level I:                 

LeaKraftsman  Playwell           


Level II:               

iZone  TF Harper     

Level III:              

Conference Partners:   
Sun Ports
BSN Sports

2014 TRAPS Central Region Awards

The regional awards are intended to highlight and recognize all of the great work that takes place every day in the Central Region of Texas. The awards will be presented at the TRAPS Central Region Workshop in Austin on November 12th. We want to keep the process simple and as quick as possible. If you have any questions, please email Malcolm Matthews or give him a call at 830-258-1150.

How to nominate:

1. Download the appropriate nomination form in the desired category

2. Complete the requested information

3. Return the nomination form and any other documents specified to:

Malcolm Matthews at malcolm.matthews@kerrvilletx.gov

4. The deadline to send in your nominations is September 26th

Nomination Forms and Category Information:









*To avoid confusion and duplication, we ask that all nominations from agencies be coordinated through the respective department management prior to submission*


Congratulations to the 2013 Central Region Award Winners!:

  • Lone Star Programming- City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department “Faerie Homes and Gardens”
  • Arts and Humanities- City of Temple Parks and Leisure Services “Have Pen? Let’s Write!”
  • Department Marketing- City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department
  • Conservation- City of Pflugerville Parks and Recreation Department  “Drop By Drop Rebate Program”
  • Part Time Employee- Kathy Patterson, Temple Parks and Leisure Services
  • Employee of the Year- Robert “Peanut” Henderson, Temple Parks and Leisure Services
  • Maintenance Employee- Rex Caldwell, Temple Parks and Leisure Services and JD Davis, City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department

2013 Central Rodeo Results

*For questions about 2014 Central Region Awards, please contact Malcolm Matthews at malcolm.matthews@kerrvilletx.gov or the TRAPS at 512.267.5550 or traps@traps.org*

 2012 Region 5/7 rodeo results: Click here to view the results from the Region 5/7 rodeo.


Visit our Facebook page to view more photos from the Region 5/7 Workshop and Rodeo.

2012 region 5/7 award winners:

  •  Professional of the Year Award – Geronimo Aguirre, City of San Antonio

  •  Department Marketing Award – City of Temple

  • Arts & Humanities – City of Round Rock, “Living in the Past”

  • Conservation Award – City of Pflugerville, “Discover Green”

  • Lone Star Programming Award – City of Georgetown, “Jr. Guard Safety Camp”

  • Maintenance Employee Award – Joel Rodriguez, Travis County Parks

  • Part Time Employee Award – Alysya Perez, City of San Antonio

  • Young Professional Award – Sara Sharp, City of San Antonio



Above, LEFT: The San Antonio Parks & Recreation Department celebrated TRAPS' birthday Nov. 6 by walking the new Levi Strauss Trail Head on the Leon Creek Greenway. RIGHT: The Harker Heights Parks & Recreation Department celebrated by planting a tree while wearing party hats and holding balloons.


Thank You to the sponsors of the Region 5/7 workshop and to all of those who made it a great success!


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Physical Address: 18593 FM 1431, Jonestown, TX 78645 | Mailing Address: P.O. Box 5188, Jonestown, TX 78645

Phone: (512) 267-5550 | Fax: (512) 267-5557 | E-mail:  traps@traps.org 

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