Convention Registration

Online Registration

Account Set-up Information
Please Note: Online registration for the 2020 Sigma Tau Delta International Convention is processed by Northern Illinois University, Outreach Registration. Credit card payments will appear as ‘NIU Outreach, DeKalb, IL.’

Sigma Tau Delta, NEHS, and Non-Members

Online Registration Link

If you need to pay by check, please email englishconvention@niu.edu for a registration form, which you will print, complete, and mail with your check to the Sigma Tau Delta Central Office.

Sigma Kappa Delta

Sigma Kappa Delta members must register online and use the SKD Online Registration Link.

SKD Online Registration Link

 

Registration Rate

Late/On-Site Registration

February 4 – March 28
$120 for all participants
$25 additional for the Red & Black Gala Dinner
A $3.00 processing fee will be added to each registration. Late/onsite registration is non-refundable.

Purchase Gala and T-shirts Separately

Use this link to purchase Gala tickets and/or T-shirts separately.
Gala and T-shirt Purchases


Convention T-shirt

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This year’s convention T-shirt is 100% Ultra Cotton (Glidan 2000). Pre-order your shirt through March 4. A limited quantity of T-shirts will be available for sale March 25 – 28 at the Shop English pop-up convention site store.

Regular style short sleeve available in sizes S, M, L, XL, 2XL, and 3XL – $12.00 for all sizes

Red and Black Convention Awards (Gala Dinner)

The Gala is the culminating, most exciting, and most special event of the convention, regularly getting top reviews in post-convention surveys. Join hundreds of attendees at this festive dinner, share stimulating conversations and laughter, and be present when thousands of dollars are awarded for the best convention presentations. Don’t miss this opportunity to sport your red and black finery while celebrating your membership in Sigma Tau Delta or Sigma Kappa Delta.

Convention registration fees do NOT include the Red & Black Convention Awards (Gala Dinner) on Saturday, March 28 at 6:00 p.m. Your highly subsidized banquet fee is a separate $25.00 for convention registrants and $30.00 for each non-registered guest. Pre-order tickets through March 12. A limited quantity of Gala tickets will be available for sale March 25 and 26 at on-site registration. 

If you have dietary restrictions, complete the Dietary Restriction Requests form when you register for the convention.

Gala Menu

Salad
Spring Mix, Romaine, Frizze Red and Yellow Roasted Baby Beets, Goat Cheese Croquet, Baby Heirloom Tomatoes With Poached Pear Vinaigrette

Chicken Entree Option
Herb Seared Bone in Chicken Breast Stuffed with Exotic Mushroom Mouse With Port Wine Demi Glaze, Boursin Cheese Compressed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetable

Vegetarian Entree Option
Portabella Terrine With Grilled Eggplant, Zucchini, Squash, Marinated Portabella Mushrooms, Roasted Red and Yellow Peppers and Sautéed Spinach With a Silky Pomodoro Sauce

Dessert
Raspberry chocolate mousse with raspberry jelly

What to Wear at the Convention

Presenters should wear business attire for their presentations. Don your school spirit wear for the Wednesday Opening Ceremony and Friday Business Meeting. For the Red & Black Convention Awards Gala, members are encouraged to wear Society colors and cords and/or medallions for this semi-formal attired event.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Sigma Tau Delta makes every effort to accommodate those who have special needs relating to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Should you or anyone with you require special assistance, please submit a list of your requirements with your registration.