Student Congress Showcase 2020 Information
Information Materials 2020 ACTAA Student Congress2020 Student Congress Rules.docx
ARKANSAS COMMUNICATIONS AND THEATER ARTS ASSOCIATION
2020 ARKANSAS STUDENT CONGRESS
Should you decide to attend Student Congress, your completed entry form and one clear copy of each bill must be E-MAILED to ACTAACongress@gmail.com Please send your bills as Word documents or google docs (with editing permissions enabled).
DEADLINES AND IMPORTANT DATES
Entry forms and bills to be submitted must be in the hands of the Congress directors by Friday, October 2, 2020. To avoid technical glitches and to ensure the receipt of your entry, please e-mail ACTAACongress@gmail.com. You will receive a confirmation within 24 hours. If you do not receive a confirmation, we did not receive your entry.
Speech submissions (Authorship and/or Candidacy) must be put in a google drive folder and shared with ACTAACongress@gmail.com by Friday, October 30, 2020.
PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF ALL DEADLINES; THEY ARE STRICTLY ENFORCED!
All delegations must be sponsored by an active member of ACTAA. Each coach is responsible for the Student Congress rule compliance of his/her delegation. Colleges may enter a maximum of eight delegates; high schools may enter a maximum of six delegates. Entries must be submitted on time. This year, every delegate can submit a bill. Students may still co-author bills if they choose to do so; however, a student may only be an author or co-author on one bill and for high school students, authors and co-authors must be in the same house.
The entry fee is by event this year. Entries are $10 per event entered. Fees are payable upon the return of the registration form online at www.actaa.net or by mail to Jennifer Akers, Executive Treasurer, 1818 N. Taylor St., Ste. B #307, Little Rock, AR 72207. If this is not possible for your delegation, please make arrangements with the Congress Director. Please request checks now!
2020 ACTAA STUDENT CONGRESS COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Martene Campbell – ACTAA Student Congress Permanent Director
Patrick Laxson– Student Congress Director
Julie Rine– Co-Director
Rachel Mauchline - Observer
Jennifer Akers – Tabulation
Zack Tucker – Immediate Past Director
Entry and Bill Submission: October 2, 2020
Candidacy Speeches uploaded: October 30, 2020
Authorship Speeches uploaded: October 30, 2020
Parli Pro test taken virtually in a live meeting: Sunday, November 8, 2020
Virtual Awards Ceremony: Sunday, November 8, 2020
If sponsors are NOT YET members of ACTAA, they must join! Remember membership runs from September to August. If you have not joined and would like to, please include full name/address (school and home, email) and a check made out to “ACTAA” for $50, and your membership will be forwarded to the Treasurer.
Patrick Laxson, Director (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Martene Campbell, Permanent Director (email@example.com)
Arkansas Student Congress