2018 State Convention Easley High School 154 Green Wave Blvd. Easley, SC 29642 March 16-18, 2018 Time: Friday 4:00 pm to Sunday 12:30 pm. Please don’t arrive at the school until after 4:00 pm on Friday.
Theme: Full House of Leadership The theme is Full House of Leadership, based on the popular television show from the 90s. There will be lots of neon and character references throughout the conference. Try to get your delegates to watch a rerun of the show to help them embrace the theme. Wear your most amazing 90’s outfits.
Registration The cost of registration is $100 per delegate, candidate and advisor. Schools that register by January 24 will be considered for homestay. Schools registered after January 24 will need to make housing arrangements at a local hotel. Schools registered after February 14 will have to pay the late registration fee - $125 per delegate The final registration Deadline is March 1.
Number of Delegates Each school can bring up to 12 delegates and up to 2 candidates. If a school has more than 2 candidates, they must register the additional candidates in a delegate slot. Advisors do not count in the 12. Schools are not limited to the number of advisors that they bring. Current State and District officers do not count in the 12 and are not required to pay the registration fee.
Housing Homestay - Schools that register early will be considered for homestay. These students will be housed in the homes of families in the community at no cost to the student. Breakfast and transportation from the school to the family’s home will be provided by the host family. You will be contacted if your students get homestay. It is tradition for each student with homestay to bring a small thank you gift for their host family.
Hotels – Advisors must make hotel reservations for themselves and the students that do not have homestay. Get your reservations by Feb. 16. Complimentary breakfast is served at the hotel. Hampton Inn ($120 per night) (8 Southern Center Court, Easley, SC, 29640, 800-359-5224) Use code: ASC Baymont Inn ($100 per night) (211 Dayton School Rd. Easley, SC, 29642, 864-306-9000) No Code
Conference Overview – Friday - Registration, Activities, District Meetings, Meet New Friends, Campaigning, General Session, Concert Saturday - General Session, Workshops, District Elections, Carnival, Awards, Banquet, Dance Sunday- General Session, State Officer Elections
Other Dress is casual and must meet the dress code. Dress at the banquet and dance is dressy casual (Stay away from jeans and tennis shoes). Each delegate will get a conference t-shirt.
Brooklyn Kelley – State President Tracy Todd – State President Advisor
You must provide your own transportation between the hotel and the school.