TAC Summer Events Registration Information 2017

for TWO events at
University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

TAC Teachers' Conference Weekend (TCW)  21 - 23 July  2017

and

TAC Summer School Week (SS)  23 - 30 July 2017

see below for eligibility to attend these events

 

Announcement updated 3 May 2017

Due to the overwhelming response for TAC Summer Events at UBC, Vancouver, we have reached the registration limits for TCW, Summer School Week, and SS Weekend, and a wait list has been activated.  To be placed on the wait list, interested dancers need to fill out the online registration form.  Payment will not be assessed at that time. Should a vacancy arise, wait-listed registrants will be contacted and informed of how to pay.

Those not planning to register for TCW, Summer School Week, or SS Weekend can attend the evening social dances on a walk-in pay-as-you-enter basis and, starting 1 May, can email a request for a ticket to attend the TCW Banquet and Ball on 22 July or the SS Banquet and Ball on 29 July.  See details in Partial Attendance information below.

 

Registration period 15 February - 20 June 2017
Registrations received and paid by 15 April 2017 will receive a 10% discount

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see Fee Schedule below

TAC Teachers' Conference Weekend (TC Weekend) 21 – 23 July 2017
Eligibility:  Teachers of Scottish Country Dance who are paid-up Members of TAC are eligible to attend the TAC Teachers' Conference Weekend and Annual General 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.  Lapsed members can register for TCW, but TAC Membership must be current at the time of TCW attendance in July.

The TC Weekend commences with afternoon registration and dinner on Friday 21 July and ends with an afternoon discussion session on Sunday 23 July.  See TCW Programme 2017 for further information.
Attendees can register as Residents (on-campus meal and accommodation package included) or as Non-residents (partial meal package and no accommodation).

TC Weekend Resident Registration Fee for TAC Members includes:
all meals from Friday dinner 21 July through Sunday lunch 23 July
2 nights' accommodation (single-occupancy rooms) on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 July
Friday evening social dance 21 July and Saturday evening ball 22 July
Saturday afternoon AGM (TAC Members only)
dance classes Saturday morning and Sunday morning (TAC Members only)
discussion group Sunday afternoon (TAC Members only) 

TC Weekend Non-Resident Registration Fee for TAC Members includes:
all the above events with a meal package of Saturday lunch, Saturday banquet, Sunday lunch but no accommodation.

Companion Resident Registration Fee for Non-members includes:
attendance at the two TCW evening social events and the full meals and accommodation package for a companion who is accompanying a TAC Member to TCW

TCW Partial Attendance for TAC Members not attending full TCW weekend:
TCW Friday Evening Dance:
walk-in fee
of $30 per person for a TAC Member and for one dancer companion of a TAC Member; paid at the door, no prior notification required
TCW Saturday Evening Reception, Banquet, and Ball
:
Saturday 22 July at $125 per person for a TAC Member and for one companion.  Contact the Registrar by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with name(s) starting 1 May to request a ticket; information will then be provided on how to pre-pay the ticket(s).


TAC Summer School Week (SS Week) 23 – 30 July 2017
Eligibility:  Summer School is open to all Scottish Country Dancers from basic to advanced and from beginner to experienced.

The SS Week commences with afternoon registration and dinner followed by an evening social dance on Sunday 23 July.
The finale is the evening Ball on Saturday 29 July.  Breakfast and lunch will be available on Sunday 30 July for those who do not have an early departure time.
See Summer School Programme 2017 for further information.
Attendees can register as Residents (on-campus meal and accommodation package included) or as Non-residents (no accommodation and partial meal package).

SS Week Resident Dancer Registration Fee includes:
all meals from Sunday dinner 23 July through Sunday lunch 30 July
7 nights' accommodation (single-occupancy rooms) on Sunday 23 July through Saturday 29 July
4 evening SCD dances and Saturday evening SCD ball 29 July
2 evenings of entertainment (ethnic dancing; ceilidh)
6 morning SCD dance classes (Monday through Saturday)
choice of 4 dance levels of instruction
Saturday afternoon ball walk-through
optional classes on four afternoons

SS Week Non-resident Registration Fee includes:
all the above events, a meal package of lunches on Monday through Friday and Saturday banquet, but no accommodation

SS Week Resident Non-dancer includes:
attendance at evening functions and the full meal and accommodation package for companions not attending morning or afternoon classes

Summer School partial attendance and walk-in options (with fees)

Summer School Weekend-Only Resident:
includes 2 night's accommodation (Friday and Saturday 28 and 29 July), all meals from Friday dinner to Sunday lunch, Friday evening social dance, Saturday events (morning class, afternoon ball walk-through, banquet and ball).  Weekend Dancer fee is $395 and the Weekend Non-dancer fee is $350.  On-line registration opens 16 April 2017.

Summer School Reception, Banquet, and Ball for Dancers not attending SS (and a companion):
Saturday 29 July at $125 per person, if space permits.  Contact the Registrar by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with name(s) starting 1 May to request a ticket; tickets will be assigned on a first come-first served basis as long as space permits, and information will then be provided on how to pay once tickets are assigned.

Summer School Sunday through Friday Social Evenings:
walk-in fee of $30 per person per evening to be paid at the door; no prior notification required.

ALL dancers under the age of 18 years are required to attend with a parent or guardian
who will be responsible for them for the duration of the Summer Event.

Fee Schedule for TC Weekend (TCW)  and Summer School (SS) Week
Registration period 15 February through 20 June 2017.
The fee schedule below lists the Regular Registration fee.
Participants registering and paying from 15 February through 15 April 2017 will receive a 10% discount.

All prices are per person.  All rooms are single occupancy.
Each attendee registers and pays separately.
All prices are in CANADIAN $$ and include the Canadian Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 5% and the British Columbia Provincial Accommodation Sales Tax (PST) of 8%
All registrations will be submitted on-line with on-line payment by credit card or PayPal.
Registrants can use a single registration process to register for either TCW or SS or for both TCW and SS.

Registration Fees in Canadian $$  for TCW and SS
Registration opens online 15 February 2017
10% discount applies to the fee if paid by 15 April 2017
TAC Summer Event
 Resident

Non
Resident

TC Weekend only  21-23 July
for TAC Member
$550 $365
TC Weekend only  21-23 July
for Non-member companion
$390  
     
both TC Weekend and SS Week 21-30 July
for TAC Member at TCW/Dancer at SS
$1950 $1060
TC Weekend and SS Week 21-30 July
for Non-member companion at TCW/Dancer at SS
$1790  
     
SS Week only  23-30 July
for Dancer at SS
$1430 $725
SS Week only  23-30 July
for Non-dancer companion at SS
$840  
     

 

Additional night's accommodation
Registrants who plan to arrive a day early (Thursday 20 July for TCW or Saturday 22 July for SS) or depart a day later (staying overnight Sunday 23 July after TCW or Sunday 30 July after SS) can purchase additional accommodation and breakfast for the extra nights at CAD$56 per night per person.  If participants want to be certain of being accommodated in the same room on the extra night(s) as for the event being attended, the extra accommodation must be reserved and paid at the time of event registration.

Cancellation: All refunds on or before 20 June 2017 will incur a $50 administration fee.
NO REFUNDS will be given after 20 June 2017 under any circumstances.
Participants are strongly advised to have suitable insurance to cover any loss of fees in the event of illness, injury, inability to attend, delayed arrival, early departure, or other circumstances.

ConTACt the TAC Summer Events 2017 Committee
A single committee is organizing both the Teachers' Conference Weekend (TCW) and Summer School (SS)
Director:   Fiona Miller (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Assistant Director:  Tine MacKay (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Registrar:   Gail Michener (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Treasurer:   Sandy Gallamore (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Local Committee Convenor:  Fran Caruth (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)