Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q - What is this year's theme?
A - "In a Time of Change"

Q - Who should I contact with questions about registration?
A - Email us at and your question(s) will be forwarded to the appropriate committee member.

Q - How do I volunteer to help at the Round Up?
A - You may volunteer when you register or email us at and your contact info will be forwarded to the appropriate committee member.

Q - Do you need to be a member of AA to attend the Round Up?
A - The Maine Area Roundup is open to anyone who wants to attend. Al-Anon is included as part of our program.

Q - I'm wondering if you have any prior year t-shirts or sweatshirts available?
A - We do not have any t-shirts or sweatshirts available from past Round Ups.

Q - Are attendees required to have covid vaccinations to attend? Are masks required?
A - The Round Up and Sugarloaf intend to comply with CDC guidelines that are in effect at the time of the event. Currently proof of vaccination or the wearing of masks is not required though strongly recommended by CDC. Attendees should take appropriate actions for their well-being that includes masks, social distancing, etc. (Attendees wishing to wear masks should bring their own.)

Q - Why is this the 43rd Round Up since the 43rd was already scheduled for August 21-23 2020?
A - The 43rd was scheduled for 2020 but was canceled as was the 2021 Roundup.  So we discussed it within the committee and outside of the RU committee including the archives chair. The 2022 Roundup will be the 43rd time that we have actually met.

Q - Can I get a room at the hotel at Sugarloaf?
A - The hotel booked all available rooms before noon on April 1st. You may be able to put on a waiting list at Sugarloaf in case of a cancellation. Contact the Sugarloaf reservation desk at 1-800-843-5623.

Q - I was wondering if you have to register for the full weekend or can you just do a day pass if only attending Saturday?
A - We have one registration fee for all or part of the weekend

Q - How do I purchase a meal package?
A - All meal packages are being managed by Sugarloaf. You can buy meal packages by calling 1-800-843-5623 and asking for the reservation desk. There are 3 packages available:
Pkg 1 Friday dinner, Sat Breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday breakfast. $116.84
Pkg 2 Sat lunch, dinner. $58.42
Pkg 3 Sat dinner. $36.83

Q - I was just planning on attending just Saturday, I was just wondering if I need to sign up online for the registration or if I can pay in person? And is it possible to just attend one day?
A - People can register in person. There is one registration fee that covers the entire event.  Many people come for one day or part of a day.

Q - Can I make donations to help with the hospitality room or registrations for those less fortunate?
A - Yes. Donations can be made online through the registration process or mailed to Maine Area Round Up; P.O. Box #311; Brunswick, ME 04011. Please only mail checks and not cash.

Q - Will T-Shirts and Hoodies be sold at the Round Up?
A - There will be limited shirts available at the Roundup and they will cost $5 more a piece.

Q - Are dogs welcome at the Round Up?
A - Please contact Sugarloaf (1-800-the loaf) for any questions about animals visiting the venue.

Q - Is there a limit to the number of people who can attend the Round Up in 2022?
A - No there is no limit to how many can attend the Round Up.

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