2022 State Convention | Co-Hosted by Taylorville High School and Collinsville High School

88th Annual State Convention
Date: May 5-7, 2022
Location: Wyndham City Centre, Springfield, IL
Theme: Your Happily Ever After
Cost: $35 per student or advisor. You may bring an unlimited number of delegates, advisors, and confirmed honor delegates

Mobile Friendly Convention Schedule

Key Highlights

Keynote Speakers


  • Advisor Lunch on Friday: New Price $10 (thanks to a sponsorship from Jostens)
  • Kid Friendly Banquet Meal on Friday Evening: $35 per person

COVID Protocols

Masks are not required, but are encouraged for those who feel more comfortable wearing them. We encourage your council to follow your local school district policies with respect to COVID.

Tentative Schedule

Thursday, May 5, 2022

12:00-6:00 IASC Promotional Sales (Mezzanine Lobby)
12:00-6:30 Registration (Mezzanine Lobby)
12:00-6:30 Bag Pick Up and Exhibits (Rendezvous)
12:00-6:00 District Display Set-up (Grand Ballroom)
12:00-4:00 Honor Book Drop-Off (Conference Center 1)
12:00-5:00 Honor Delegate Check-Ins (Mezzanine Lobby)
Service Project
Hall of Ideas
Discussion Group Leaders
Roundtable Moderators
Constitution Committee
1:00-5:00 Honor Council Book Committee Meeting (Conference Center 1)
1:00-4:30 Credentials Committee Meeting (Conference Center 4)
2:00-4:00 Credentials Committee Interviews (Conference Center 4)
4:00-4:30 January Interviewees meet w/ Credentials (Conference Center 4)
4:30-5:00 Constitution Committee Meeting (Conference Center 2)
4:30-5:00 New To Convention/New To Student Council (Conference Center 3)
5:00-6:45 Dinner (on your own)
6:00-6:30 Character Meet and Greet/Photo Ops (Ballroom Foyer)
6:30 Ballroom Doors Open (Grand Ballroom)
7:00-9:15 Opening General Session (Grand Ballroom)
Opener - Ted Wiese
Call to Order
National Anthem
Nominations from the Floor
Welcome from the IASC Board
Speaker - Judson Laipply
Secretary's Report
Membership Director's Report
Introduction of Candidates
Officer Candidates' Speeches
Discussion Group Updates
Convention Update
9:30-10:10 Discussion Group Session 1 (assigned by ticket - click here for rooms)
9:30-10:10 Advisors' Meeting (Prairie)
9:30-10:10 Candidates' Seminar Q&A (Illinois)
10:25-11:00 Entertainment (Grand Ballroom)
11:05-11:15 School Caucus (Determine location with your school)
11:20-12:00 IASC Executive Board Meeting (Conference Center 3)
11:30 Delegates in Assigned Rooms

Friday, May 6, 2022

8:30-10:15 Honor Council Book Committee Meeting (Conference Center 1)
8:15-9:30 Second General Session (Grand Ballroom)
Call to Order
Re-Introduction of Candidates
Election of Officers
Convention Secretary's Report
Constitution Committee Report
Speaker - Cara Filler
Second Ballot (if necessary)
Convention Update
9:45-10:30 Student Roundtable Discussion - (assigned by tickets, click here for rooms)
9:45-10:30 Advisors' Activity - 30 Ideas in 30 Minutes (Capitol)
10:45-11:15 Student Activities - Session 1 (assigned by tickets, click here for rooms)
11:00-12:00 Mandatory Advisors' Luncheon/Meeting (Ambassador Ballroom)
11:30-12:00 Student Activities - Session 2 (assigned by tickets, click here for rooms)
12:00-1:00 Advisors' Meeting (Ambassador Ballroom)
Jostens Presentation
Call to Order
Reading of Minutes
Convention Report
Membership Director's Report
Workshop Director's Report
Executive Director's Report
Unfinished Business
Election of 1st Year Advisor-At-Large
12:00-1:15 Student Lunch (on your own or pre-ordered Jimmy John's)
1:25 District Executive Board Line-up (Mezzanine Lobby)
1:30-2:45 Third General Session (Grand Ballroom)
Call to Order
Introduction of District Boards
Presentation of Awards
• Honor Council Awards
• First Vice President Honor Delegates
• Second Vice President Honor Delegates
• Officer Plaques
• IASC Student Service Awards
• District Lincoln Awards of Distinction
• STARS Award Winners
Special Guest
Convention Update
3:00-3:45 District Meetings (Click here for rooms)
4:00-4:30 District Student Officer Meetings (All District/State Officers) (Rendezvous Room)
6:00-9:00 Banquet - "A Night In Neverland" (Grand Ballroom)
Introduction of Executive Board
Master of Ceremonies
Introduction of Guests
Toast to the Advisors
Officer Farewells
Pillar Award Ceremony
Installation of Officers
9:30-11:59 Dance (BOS Convention Center)
9:30-11:59 Movie (Grand Ballroom)
12:15am Delegates in Assigned Rooms

Saturday, May 7, 2022

9:00-11:00 Fourth General Session (Grand Ballroom)
Call to Order
Convention Report
State of IASC
Workshop Director's Report
Speaker - Ted Wiese
"Next Year's Theme"
After General Session Joint Executive Board Meeting (Conference Center 3)