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2018 State Convention

Posted: Jan 28, 2018



Convention Info

Registration for the 2018 IASC State Convention is now open, and will continue through March 21, 2018. This year's convention, hosted by Midwest Central High School, will be held May 3-5, 2018, at the Wyndham Springfield City Centre in Springfield, IL. This year's theme is "This Is Our Time".

You and your delegation should plan to arrive on Thursday, May 3, 2018. Parking is free. Registration will begin at noon, and the Opening General Session will begin at 7:00 p.m. Several Committee meetings will take place on Thursday before the Opening General Session. If you have any Honor Delegates, please check the convention schedule for any pre-convention meetings.

Here are a few things to note about the upcoming convention. There is a Starbucks located within the hotel and many restaurants in downtown Springfield. An Advisors’ Luncheon will take place on Friday at 11:25 a.m. The formal banquet will be held Friday evening commencing at 6:00 p.m. Seating is limited, so send in your registration forms as soon as possible to reserve your spots. The installation of the 2018-2019 IASC Officers will take place at the banquet after dinner.

Each school is allowed a maximum of 10 delegates, and an unlimited number of Honor Delegates. Only students who have applied for Honor Delegate Positions and received confirmation from the IASC Executive Board are considered Honor Delegates.

Convention Costs:

  • Registration Cost: $35 per person
  • T-Shirt: $10 per shirt
  • Advisor Luncheon: $27 per meal
  • Banquet: $40 per meal

Registration Information

This year all convention registration will be conducted online to eliminate paper waste and reduce the number of forms advisors have to keep track of. The registration process can be started here. You will simply input the information on your delegation into the form and click Submit. The form will display a confirmation page including the total amount due. Please be sure to print this page, complete the signatures, and return with your payment. In addition, you will need to complete a Hotel Room Listing form to let us know which students are staying in which room. This form must be returned with your confirmation and payment. Additionally, each student must bring a completed and signed Medical Release/Conduct Form to the convention. This form should not be mailed to the host school.

All forms and payments must be postmarked by March 21, 2018. If you register late, you will be expected to pay a $25 late fee at the convention. Registration, meals, and t-shirt fees are non-refundable.

Each school is allowed a maximum of 10 delegates, and an unlimited number of Honor Delegates. Only students who have applied for Honor Delegate Positions and received confirmation from the IASC Executive Board are considered Honor Delegates.


Hotel Information

You will need to book your hotel rooms with the Wyndham Springfield City Centre. Please book your rooms online here. Please be sure the rate shows as IL Assn of Student Councils. After booking your rooms and registering for the convention, you will complete a form to let us know which students are staying in which rooms. This form will be provided as part of your confirmation process.


Convention Checklist

By March 21

  1. Book Hotel Rooms: Click Here
  2. Register for Convention: Click Here
  3. Print Confirmation Form and Obtain Signatures
  4. Obtain Check for Specified Amount
  5. Complete Hotel Listing Form
  6. Return Signed Confirmation Form, Check, and Hotel Listing Form to the Host School
By May 3
  1. Have each student complete a Medical Release/Conduct Form and bring to the convention


More Information

For more information, or for any questions, please contact convention@illinoisstuco.org.