Deadlines & Timelines


Registration opening times indicated below are in the time zones of the conference.
To register, memberships must be in good standing.


Wednesday, October 2,  2019                                                              
Baja/West only In-Region Member Registration Opens 
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Registration opens at 9:00AM for in-region ACDA members.

Use regional conference password 

Baja/West only--Reciprocal Registration Opens

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Registration opens for all ACDA members at 9:00 a.m. EST

Use national member password

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Student registration caps per school, if any, are lifted at 9:00AM

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Open Registration begins at 9:00AM.  Includes ACDA members, Non-Members, and any schools attending a second conference.

Step Two of Registration Open to receive Teaching Proposals, Program Information & more

 No password required

Payment Deadlines


no later than 2 weeks after registering 
 Payment or Proof of Intention to Pay to hold registration spots
December 16, 2019 Payment in full to hold registration spots
December 16, 2019 Early Registration ends / Late Registration Fees in Effect


Online Submission Deadlines


January 15, 2019            
 Teacher/Research/Presentation Proposals (online)
December 15, 2019  Musician Information (online)                                                          
December 15, 2019 
 Arrival Information
January 10, 2020 Adjudication Program Information (online)
January 10, 2020 Informal Concert Program Information (online)
February 3, 2020 Tee- shirts ordered and paid for
February 3, 2020
 Technical Information, Audio and Forms
February 3, 2020 Last day to purchase box lunches for membership and planning meetings
March 1, 2020
 Updated Participant Names and Info
March 1, 2020 Last day to sign up for faculty dinner


Tech Info Submission Deadlines

Technical Information, Audio and Forms due Feb. 3, 2020

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