Teachers' Conference Weekend 2019

 
 
 
The Scottish Country Dance Teachers' Association (Canada), better known as TAC,
hosts a Teachers' Conference Weekend (TCW) and Annual General Meeting (AGM)
each year at a venue in Canada or the USA.
The 2019 events will be held at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Friday, July 26 to Sunday, July 28, 2019
 

AS OF APRIL 24, 2019 REGISTRATION FOR RESIDENTS ATTENDING TCW AND SUMMER SCHOOL IS FULL

YOU CAN REGISTER WITHOUT PAYING AND BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST.  WE WILL NOTIFY YOU IF A SPACE BECOMES AVAILABLE

The committee is pleased that so many people have registered for this year's events and hope we don't have to turn anyone away. We have a few individual housing assignments available but space is limited.  If you wish to attend as a non-resident to either event, or if you have questions, please contact the Registrar   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

TCW Teacher will be Jimmie Hill from Edinburgh, Scotland
TCW Musicians will be Andy Imbrie (piano) and Debbie Benton Grosjean (fiddle) from California USA
 
Registration for TCW will open on March 1, 2019

If you are not an SCD teacher and are looking for information on TAC Summer School go to the Summer School page

TAC Summer School is open to all Scottish Country Dancers
from basic to advanced and from beginner to experienced

Eligibility to attend TAC'S TCW and AGM:
 

Teachers of Scottish Country Dance who have obtained
Level 1 (Units 1, 2 & 3 or the Prelim) or Level 2 (Units 4 & 5 or Full) Certificates from the RSCDS
and  who are current Members of TAC
are eligible to attend all events at the TAC Teachers' Conference Weekend, including voting rights at the Annual General Meeting.

Current Associate Members of TAC are eligible to participate in all events at the Teachers' Conference Weekend, including the Annual General Meeting, but are not eligible to vote at the meeting.

Contact the TAC Membership Secretary (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
if you are uncertain about your current TAC Membership status
or re-new online using the TAC Membership page.
Membership must be current at the time of TCW attendance.
Membership is paid separately from event registration.

 

 FEE SCHEDULE FOR TCW & SUMMER SCHOOL 2019

Registration Rates are in Canadian Dollars, per-person

Registration is open as of March 1, 2019

Register by May 15, 2019 for this early-bird pricing.  Fees will increase by 10% for registrations received after that date.

All registrations must be submitted on-line with on-line payment by credit card or PayPal

Each attendee registers and pays separately.

TCW attendees staying on for Summer School can register for both events simultaneously

Resident

Non-
Resident

See Note below **

TC Weekend ONLY July 26-28, 2019 for TAC Member
$450 $150
TC Weekend ONLY July 26-28, 2019 for Non-member/companion ***
$350 n/a
     
TC Weekend and SS Week July 26 - August 4, 2019 for TAC member
$1850 $725
TC Weekend and SS Week July 26 - August 4, 2019 for TCW Non-member/ Companion and SS dancer $1900 n/a
TC Weekend and SS Week July 26 - August 4, 2019 for Non-dancer/companion (not attending classes but attending all evening events) $1200 n/a
     
Summer School ONLY July 28 - August 4, 2019 for TAC member
$1500      $625
Summer School ONLY July 28 - August 4, 2019 for Non-member
$1550 $675
Summer School ONLY July 28 - August 4, 2019 for Non-dancer/companion (not attending classes but attending all evening events) $875 n/a
Summer School WEEKEND ONLY - classes on Friday and Saturday, plus the Banquet & Ball $400 n/a
     
Registrants wishing to arrive early, or stay an extra night, for TCW or Summer School can request such accommodations on the registration form.  The price is for the room only, no meals are included. $55 per night n/a

Tickets are available for the Saturday banquet & ball ONLY for TCW and/or Summer School.  Each ticket is $100 and must be reserved in advance. Please contact the SE registrar to reserve a ticket This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  $100 per event
Tickets for individual evening dances during Summer School can be purchased for $25 each and can be paid at the door.    

 All residence accommodations are single bedrooms with 2 bedrooms sharing a bathroom. 

Each suite has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and shared kitchen/sitting area.

** Non-resident pricing is for attendees not staying in campus accommodations. 

The non-resident fee includes all morning and afternoon classes, evening events and lunch,

but does not include breakfast or dinner.  

Parking is free for campus residents attending (or TCW)

Non-residents must secure daily parking permits

http://www.mtroyal.ca/AboutMountRoyal/TransportationParking/ParkingRates/index.htm

  *** For TCW non-member companions the rate includes accommodations, meals,

Friday Social Dance, and the Banquet & Ball

 

 TAC Summer Events Committee 2019

Director  -  Ellen Sears  -  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Assistant Director  -  Lin Pettengill  -  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Registrar - Marjorie McLaughlin - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The contact person for questions relating to TCW is
Summer Events Assistant Director Lin Pettengill