A Trout Unlimited Event


About CX3

About CX3
A celebration of our
coldwater conservation community.

Join Trout Unlimited at CX3 Twin Cities for once-in-a-lifetime fishing opportunities, a special conservation tour, great events, discussions and additional activities. This multi-day event has something for everyone and will fill both your mind and soul.

Experience TU’s impact in-person

Featuring outdoor activities, epic excursions, and world renown speakers and presenters .

CX3 is Trout Unlimited’s biggest annual gathering. Share in our love for coldwater rivers and streams by experiencing what it is we’ve been caring for and recovering first-hand. Come see and meet our line-up of distinguished speakers. Connect with other like-minded anglers while taking part in a great line-up of conservation-focused events and activities.

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Fun for every kind of conservationist and angler


The Twin Cities area offers incredible fishing access and opportunity this time of year. Check out our DIY Guide or sign up for volunteer hosted trips.

Additional Activities

CX3 Twin Cities is a weekend+ packed with fun events and activities, enlightening presentations, and inspiring speakers. It’s also a great way to connect and network with hundreds of passionate anglers and conservationists from across the country.

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Women’s Casting Clinic

A series of sessions and events led by women conservationists and anglers.

Conservation Tour

On Thursday we will join TU staff and volunteers on a coach bus tour to see how our community is working together to restore rivers, remove dams and make the waters around the Twin Cities region a cooler, clean home for trout and other aquatic life. Transportation and lunch provided.


TU staff and volunteers will offer a range of fun, family-friendly and hands-on activities to connect kids to the outdoors.

Conservation Conversations

Presenters, NLC workgroup meetings, roundtable talks, short films, and Q&A sessions with project leads.


A vacation destination

Hosted in the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”, Minnesota

The Twin Cities region – encompassing Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., is a beautiful destination where there’s always adventure outdoors. Make a trip out of it and stay to fish, hike or explore on either end of the event. The city itself is very walkable and has a fun, emerging food and art scene.

Food & Drink

Local flavors bigger than you expected. From breweries to farm-to-table options.

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Things to Do

Outdoor adventures, family fun, golf, nightlife and much more.


CX3 Location & Lodging

CX3 Twin Cities is hosted at The Intercontinental Saint Paul Riverfront with sweeping views of the Mississippi River and just steps away from downtown shopping, live music, restaurants and riverside trails and parks.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Find upcoming events
that fit your schedule

Enjoy endless opportunities to attend events, activities, evening entertainment and more. Connect with others at social events or experience the host city on your own. There’s enough happening at CX3 that you can’t go wrong.



CX3 offers flexible daily access for adults and discounted access for students. No-meal, free registration is available on the form. Individual meals will be available for purchase.

Thursday – Sunday

All Inclusive


All CX3 events, activities, trips, and tours Thursday – Sunday

7 meals

Free CX3 event shuttles

Thursday night Hospitality Suite

Thursday night Cocktail Reception

Thursday Snake River Conservation Tour

Swag bag

Friday 09/29

Day One


All CX3 events, activities, trips, and tours on Friday

3 meals

Free CX3 event shuttles

Thursday and Friday Hospitality Suite

Thursday night Cocktail Reception

Swag bag

Saturday 09/30

Day Two


All CX3 events, activities, trips, and tours on Saturday

4 meals, includes Sunday breakfast

Free CX3 event shuttles

Saturday night Hospitality Suite

Swag bag

Tickets do not include lodging or transportation to/from airport.



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If you’d like to become a sponsor for CX3 2023, please contact us.