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Welcome to the 2021 Jamboree

We’d like to welcome you to the 8th Genetic Genealogy Conference and the 51st Genealogy Jamboree. Here’s what you need to know…

Joining the Live Sessions? Test Your Zoom Setup NOW
To avoid delays, please try this Zoom test link. Depending on your device (computer, phone, pad), your operating system (Mac, Windows, etc.) and your browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.) the pop-up windows you see from Zoom may be slightly different.

Give it a try. Please click through the Zoom connection screens until the Jamboree slide appears and you can hear the host talking.

If you can’t get the Zoom test to work, please check for a solution for your particular device on Google. If the problem persists, email our help desk. Describe your problem briefly. Add a screen shot if possible. Please include your phone number. Email the help desk at

Sign In and Join the Live Portion of the Conferences
  1. Sign in to your SCGS account at  Your user name is the email used for your registration. Use the “forgot password” feature if you need it.
  2. Once logged in, click on the button MY JAMBOREE REGISTRATION. This is your home for Jamboree. You can access all live and recorded sessions from here.
  3. Select the conference you would like to attend and click the SCHEDULE button.
  4. Find the session you wish to join. Click the Details button, then click the WATCH button. You will automatically be connected to the Live Zoom or the recorded video session.

Other Questions You Might Have

When can I start watching the recorded presentations?
The Recorded Libraries open at 9 am (PDT) on the Saturday of the conference. That is, for Genetic Genealogy the recordings open June 4 and for Genealogy Jamboree they open June 12.

If I’m not registered, is it too late to join a conference that has already started?
You can register and join anytime during the conference. When the conferences are open, once you pay for your registration by credit card, your registration will be processed in just a few minutes. If you have an address outside of the United States, this may take a few minutes more.

Can I join JamboFree?
JamboFree is free education for all. It does not require registration but you will need to log in to you SCGS account to participate. See the schedule here

Questions about registration, upgrading from Standard to Plus registration or the conferences themselves, email the Jamboree Registration Team at

We hope you enjoy the conferences!