TAC Summer Events 2018 Registration

TAC 2018 Summer Events Online Registration is now open!

Early bird registration has been extended until June 20, 2018

The registration link also appears on the Summer School and TCW menus.

Use the on-line registration form below to register for:
Teachers' Conference Weekend July 27-29, 2018 (TCW)
Summer School Week July 29 - August 5, 2018 (Summer School or SS)
Summer School Weekend Only August 3-5, 2018 (SS Weekend)

  • A single form allows you to register for Teachers' Conference Weekend (TCW)  OR Summer School Week (SS)  OR BOTH TCW and SS.
  • Add additional night's accommodation if you plan to arrive a day early or depart a day later.
  • All fees will be paid online through the TAC PayPal processor EITHER by credit card OR PayPal account; PLEASE NOTE you have the choice of paying with a credit card within the PayPal payment processor without having a PayPal account.
  • One person can register two individuals consecutively provided the two people have different email addresses.    If two people use the same email address, please make two separate registrations.
  • Cancellation: All refunds on or before June 22, 2018 will incur a $50 USD administration fee.
  • NO REFUNDS will be given after June 22, 2018 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 any other circumstances.

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.

For information on what is included in the fees, consult Summer School Registration Information 2018  or  TCW Registration Information 2018
For a description of morning dance class levels, consult Summer School Programme 2018
These pages also have information on daily activities, class schedules, dance programmes, and University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus, local weather, and transportation. Summer School Programme 2018 and TCW Programme 2018 

ConTACt the TAC Summer Events 2018 Committee
Director:   Ellen Sears (sedirector@tac-rscds.org) for general Summer Event issues
Assistant Director:  Tine MacKay (tcw@tac-rscds.org) for Teachers' Conference Weekend
Registrar:   Marjorie McLaughlin (seregistrar@tac-rscds.org) for registration issues
Treasurer:   Eric MacKay (sstreasurer@tac-rscds.org) for payment issues
Local Convenor:  Lara Friedman-Shedlov (sehospitality@tac.rscds.org) for local Minneapolis information

  (including yourself)
Fill in your registration information on this page. If you are registering additional people, you will be able to enter their registration information after you complete this page and click "Continue".
TAC Summer Event 2018 Participant
If your country is not listed below, please add your country after city in the above field and leave the default country as Canada.
Email is the preferred means of contacting participants. Please list the email address which you are most likely to consult for 2018 TAC Summer Event updates.
Your name tag will be created from the information in the next field, so please enter your first and last names as you wish them to appear on your name tag (even if you already entered the same information at the top of the form).
A list of attendees with name, city, country, and email will be included in the Summer Event registration package you receive on arrival. If you do not wish to be included on the list, please select the No button.

I am registering as a

I will be attending the following event(s)
TCW = Teachers' Conference Weekend SS = Summer School week

NOTE: The following five fields are specific to participants attending Summer School (SS). If you are not attending Summer School, select/enter not applicable.
My years of Scottish Country Dancing
My current SCD dance teacher(s)
Enter "self" if you currently teach an SCD class.

Four levels of dance class are offered at TAC Summer School 2018. Please consult class descriptions on the Summer School Programme page: https://www.tac-rscds.org/index.php/tac-summer-school/ss-programme-2018
For dancers, the second choice of dance level must differ from that given above. If a different dance level is not given, the Summer Events Committee will randomly assign a second choice for you.

NOTE: The following six fields are specific to participants attending Teachers' Conference Weekend (TCW).
TAC Membership must be current at TCW to attend classes and vote at the AGM. Lapsed or new members can register for Summer Events 2018 now, but should renew or join using the TAC Membership form on the TAC Home page in advance of attendance.
Indicate above whether you are attending TCW July 27 - 29, 2018 as a TAC Area Representative and, if so, name the area you represent in the next field.
The TAC Area Representatives' meeting will be held Friday July 27th in the late afternoon/early evening. If you are an Area Rep, do you expect to attend the meeting?
To assist in planning the Area Representatives' Meeting, please indicate if you have issues you wish discussed at the meeting.
If you answered Yes above, please send an email to the Area Reps Coordinator areareps@tac-rscds.org with your discussion items.

NOTE: The following nine fields are required for all registrants and provide us with information relevant to housing, dining, and emergency situations.

Participants attending Teachers' Conference Weekend and/or Summer School can register either to stay as an on-campus resident in Yudof Hall or to stay off-campus and attend as a non-resident daily commuter. Indicate your housing choice.
If you selected double-occupancy bedroom above, please use the box underneath to indicate the name(s) of people with whom you are willing to share a bedroom. If you have no suggestions, enter Will Share. If you have selected single-occupancy, enter Not Applicable.

Each single or double-occupancy bedroom shares a bathroom with the other bedroom in the same suite. Please use the box underneath to indicate the name(s) of people with whom you are willing to share the common bathroom. If you have no suggestions, enter Will Share. If you are attending as a non-resident, enter Non-resident.
To facilitate pairing residents who will share a common bathroom, please indicate your gender.
If we cannot match you with a preferred person, we will endeavor to pair participants who share a bathroom with a person of the same sex unless otherwise indicated.
All meals are serve-yourself buffet style and will automatically include common options such as vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free. If you have exceptional dietary requirements or allergies that are unlikely to be met with serve-yourself selections, please provide information.
Emergency Contact Information. If the person you normally name as your emergency contact is also attending TAC Summer Events with you, please add a second non-attendee contact in the following box, with names separated by a punctuation mark e.g. Heironymous Smith (spouse); Hermione Brown (daughter-in-law)
Please provide telephone number(s) for the person(s) named above as your emergency contact(s).

Registrants who plan to arrive a day early (Thursday, July 26 for TCW or Saturday, July 28 for SS) or depart a day later (staying overnight Sunday, July 29 after TCW or Sunday, August 5 after SS) can purchase additional accommodation. 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. Meals are not included for the additional nights, but can be purchased at campus dining halls.

Queries and Comments If you have a time-sensitive query requiring immediate feedback, contact the relevant Summer Event Committee Member directly; email addresses can be found on the main Summer School and Teachers' Conference Weekend web pages and in the preamble at the top of this form. Less pressing queries entered in the Queries box will be addressed as soon as possible.
Add a general comment if you wish, including suggestions to add or clarify information on the TAC 2018 Summer School or Teachers' Conference Weekend web pages.
Summer Events Fees
Choose ONE of the above. Amounts show the fees for registration if received and paid by May 18, 2018. Registrations received and paid after May 18, 2018 will be 10% higher than these early-bird prices.
Registrants who plan to arrive a day early (Thursday July 26th for TCW or Saturday July 28th for SS) or depart a day later (staying overnight Sunday July 29th after TCW or Sunday August 5th after SS) can purchase additional accommodation at the rate of $50 USD per night/per person for double occupancy or $100 per night for single occupancy. 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. Meals are not included but can be purchased from campus food services.