State Conference

Welcome to the Conference page. Our 2015 conference will be January 8th, 9th, and 10th, at the Downtown Marriott in Kansas City, MO. We look forward to seeing you in KC!

This page provides the links you will need for conference registration. Thespians with a valid membership number (name must appear on the EdTA list before Nov. 1) pay a registration fee of $85 each, non-members pay $100, additional sponsors and chaperones are $40 each, however primary troupe sponsor and retired teachers are free. There is also a $25 registration fee per school. And a $25 per delegate facility fee for any school not staying at the conference hotel.

Remember, you are not completely registered until you have mailed in the required paperwork and arranged for payment of fees. A check number or PO number must be recorded. All payments must be received by Dec 1st and sent to: Jennifer Forrest-James, 419 Sorrento Drive, Ballwin, MO 63021.


October 1 - Quantity of Rooms Reservation (no names needed)
October 30 - All Names for Room Reservations

November 1 - State Conference Registration Closes
November 26 - Final Confirmation for Names and Quantity of Rooms per school.

December 1 - All paperwork received

The website will accept registrations for State Conference from September 13th - November 1st.

Any late registrations or changes after Nov. 1st must be sent directly to Jennifer Forrest-James and will incur a change fee. (including both name and number changes) Change fee amount will be based on the following sliding scale: $25 per change made Nov 2-Nov 14, $50 per change made Nov 15-Dec 1. Any changes made after Dec 1st are up to the discrepancy of the Registration Chairs and will be charged up to $100 a change. No changes will be accepted or made after Dec. 5th. NOTE: These change fees are not charged for swaps in listed delegates (alternates). 

After December 1, there will be NO REFUNDS on change in numbers.

Make sure you send consent forms to Jennifer Forrest-James before December 1. Make a copy of them for your own records before sending.


Board Applications
  • Student and adult board applications can be found under the state board tab on the left.

College & Vendor Registration

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