SoCal 2016

When: Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Cerritos College in Norwalk, CA. Parking is free. Please park in lot C-10 in white stalls. A map of the college will be provided.

Cost: $50 per delegate

Deadline to register: Wednesday, Oct. 12 DEADLINE EXTENDED

Late Registration: After Oct 12, the fee will be $60. Name changes are free through Friday, Oct. 15. After Oct. 15, there will be a $10 late name change fee (not applicable to late registrations).
Advisers should register their entire delegations by using the “add guest” function in the Wild Apricot registration tool. Please do not register student delegates with separate registrations.

Registration: Register for SoCal

Behavior Policy: Please download a copy of the behavior policy and associated form that must be signed by each delegate (one per) and handed in at registration 

Computers:  Colleges will need to have students use their own or their college’s laptops so we encourage colleges to bring at least one with them just in case. All laptops must have Microsoft Word 2010 or later and power cords. No Alpha Smarts will be used.

Contests: Five on-the-spot contests are planned for SoCal conference this year: News Writing, Opinion Writing, News Photo, Critical Review and multiple-choice Copy Editing test

Workshops: There will be a series of workshops from professionals in the industry and editor roundtables. SCHEDULE

Special needs: Advisers registering students with special needs should consult with the Disabled Students Program and Services office, or similar department, on their own campuses about providing student support for the college-sponsored field trip to the conference. In addition, please email Site Host Adviser Alicia Edquist at jacc.communications@gmail.com with details.

Hotels: Please note that JACC is not providing hotel room blocks or special room rates. The following hotels are recommendations based on location near college

DoubleTree Norwalk
13111 Sycamore Dr, Norwalk, CA 90650

Sheraton Cerritos
12725 Center Ct Dr S, Cerritos, CA 90703

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