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NFHS Speech, Debate & Theatre Conference; Music Conference to be Held

By NFHS on September 01, 2015 speech debate & theatre directors & judges article Print

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Later this month, the NFHS Speech, Debate & Theatre Conference and Music Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Indianapolis. The annual conference draws representatives from state activities associations, festival/contest managers, state music and speech associations, journal editors and fine arts/performing arts coordinators and educators. The conference provides a unique opportunity for individuals from across the nation to share information and best practices for managing activities.


Speech, Debate and Theatre Conference:                        

Monday, Sept. 21 – 1:00-5:30 p.m.                           

Tuesday, Sept. 22 – 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.                          

Music Conference:

Tuesday, Sept.22 – 1:00-5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 23 – 8:30 a.m.-noon 

The two meetings overlap for two hours on Tuesday afternoon to allow collaboration between the two groups and to facilitate discussion on topics of common interest.

There is no registration fee for the meetings. Attendees are responsible for their transportation, lodging and evening meals (If staying at the Hyatt, breakfast is included in the room rate and lunches will be provided by the NFHS). 

Please use this link to register for the meetings: https://meetings.nfhs.org/ereg/index.php?eventid=127445&

Even though there is no registration fee, for planning purposes, attendees need to register for the meetings and lunches.

To make hotel reservations at the $126/night room rate, contact Hyatt Regency Hotel Reservations at 800-233-1234 and reference the conference group code “NF93.”

(ask for the NFHS discounted room rate.) or make reservations on-line using the link: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/NF93

When making telephone reservations with the hotel, please use the telephone number listed above. Reservations made through their toll-free line will not be given the NFHS discount meeting rate.

Please make plans now to attend and share this information with other state organizations dealing with high school music, speech, debate and theatre activities. Session topics will include discussions on:  Access and Advocacy, Uses of Technology, Strategies for Boards and much more! 

New participants are always welcome. This is an excellent investment for any student-centered activity association!