2022 High School Annual Conference
April 10 - 12, 2022 at the Irving Convention Center (Sun - Tue)


High school students and advisors are invited to attend the TASC Annual Conference. Students and advisors celebrate accomplishments, elect state officers, and attend sessions on leadership and student council topics. This high-energy conference is the largest gathering of student council leaders in the country. 

Join 5,000 StuCo leaders in Irving as we come together to celebrate accomplishments, elect officers, and attend sessions on leadership and student council issues. The conference includes a night at Six Flags Theme Park with a catered meal as well as exciting speakers, exhibits, speakers, elections,  and activities.

Be a part of the largest student council gathering in the U.S. at the 2022 TASC High School Annual Conference!

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

We are back in-person! Register today!

PREVIEW HOTEL INFO

PDF chart with sites, prices and amenities.  Make your hotel reservations through the link below.

RESERVE HOTEL ROOMS

Book in our Block today! Also use this link to edit reservations. 
Hotels will need a school tax exempt form submitted at time of check-in. Contact Conference Direct for Hotel Reservation questions.


 

REGISTRATION DETAILS:

$175 per person if registered by March 14, 2022. No cancellations/no refunds are allowed after March 14. An evening at Six Flags to include dinner and dinner is included in the price of registration as are conference t-shirts.  Councils will be invoiced for the number registered. 

$195 per person if registered after March 14, 2022. A night at Six Flags including dinner and parking is provided with registration. (Conference t-shirts are NOT provided for registrations after the March 14 early bird deadline.) 

Advisors will save time at registration if payment is received by TASC no later than April 1.  

Registration does not include parking. Parking is $5 per vehicle per day paid at time of parking. (There are in-and-out privileges. There is no bus parking at the Convention Center or at the Westin.)

  • Number of registrations allowed for
    HS Annual Conference 2022
  • Delegate and Guest Registration:
    • Every person in the building must be registered and wear both a TASC wristband and a TASC printed name badge. (Officer schools and candidates for office will be sent specific guidelines.)
    • Adding Additional Delegates to existing registration: Register them on a NEW registration form. An invoice is created separately. (System does not combine separate entries into one invoice.)
    • Guest Registration: Register each guest: administrator, up to two, or individual (1) needed for medical needs) for $30 fee in your registration form. The guest fee does not include Six Flags tickets or conference shirts. Guest registration is on the TASC registration form.
  • Order additional Six Flags tickets for guests ($50 per ticket) - link TBA
  • Meal order form - link TBA  Lunch and dinner may be ordered in advance for April 10. Lunch may be ordered in advance for April 11. Lunches will be served in the convention center. No outside food may be taken in the Convention Center.
  • TASC W-9 request to add TASC as a vendor. 
  • TASC Board of Directors Registration and Cancellation Policy
  • TASC Policy Re COVID-19

 

CONFERENCE INFORMATION:

  • Click FORMS for Table Talk submission form, Advisor Recognition form for service or retirement, and District Flag Ceremony:
FORMS FOR ADVISORS
  • Click ADVISOR PAGE to view Tips for a Successful Conference, FAQs, Advisor Responsibilities, Dress Code, Six Flags Map, etc.
ADVISOR INFO PAGE
  • Click CONFERENCE ELECTIONS for a link to see voting and balloting information, links to schools that have filed for office, campaign websites when posted, etc.
CONFERENCE ELECTIONS
  • Click IRVING for local coupons, restaurants, events and exploring...
IRVING INFORMATION
 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Juan Bendana is a renowned speaker, author, and DJ who speaks on high school & University campuses as well as conferences internationally. He is the Founder of The 100 Day Playbook, a guided Journal that helps students build better habits, boost productivity, & optimize their life. He has partnered with major organizations such as Sony Pictures and helps brands connect with students in meaningful ways. Through his message of Engagement & Action, Juan creates an environment that makes both students and staff feel inspired, influential, and engaged. Juan gets students excited about engaging with their schools & communities.

Danny Vuong-Batimana exudes positive energy, love, and kindness as he pursues his natural high: sharing the love of dance. Danna has been a dance choreographer for the Los Angeles Laker Girls and created Team Millennia, a collegiate hip-hop dance team while studying Business Administration at Cal State. After teaching high school math for eight years, he managed the Poreotics Dance Crew and then created a movement called “Happiness is NOW.” You will love hearing from and dancing with Danny. “LIVE HAPPY NOW!”

Scott Backovich motivates and educates.  Attendees will leave the conference with content they will use all year long as well as a deeper sense of what real inclusion means and an understanding of how to truly celebrate others.  Scott teaches that student activities exist to create phenomenal communities within schools so that students feel at home and that the more they feel at home, the more successful they will be in school and in life.  

 

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE: (DRAFT)  All times are CST.

SUN. APRIL 10 - Day One - Irving Convention Center
12:00 – 7:30 p.m.   Registration
12:00 - 7:00 p.m.    Campaigns/Entertainment
12:00 – 7:00 p.m.   Exhibits Open
3:00 – 5:30 p.m.     Special Session for Advisors - more information to come.
5:00 – 6:45 p.m.     Dinner at the Convention Center will be Offered (Advance Purchase Required) Form to order coming soon.
7:30 – 10:30 p.m.   Opening General Session

MON. APRIL 11 - Day Two - Irving Convention Center
7:30 – 9:00 a.m.     Registration
8:00 – 8:45 a.m.     Advisor Business Meeting
     Meet the Candidates Session will be offered as a video prior to conference.
9:00 – noon.            Second General Session
Noon - 1:15             Lunch at the Convention Center Will be Offered:
(Advance Purchase Required) Form to order coming soon.
Noon. – 1:10 p.m.  Balloting
1:15 – 4:00 p.m.     Break out Rotations
5:00 – 10:00 p.m.   Six Flags (includes dinner)

TUE. APRIL 12 - Day Three - Irving Convention Center
8:30 – 9:15 a.m.      Run-off Balloting (if needed)
9:30 – noon.            Final General Session
noon – 1:00 p.m.    Meeting for New Officer Schools and Elected Advisor on the Board

 EXHIBIT REGISTRATION »  We will have opportunities for you. More to come.

 


About the NEW Location: 
Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

Please book in the TASC block -- this helps keep registration cost low. It also helps you because Conference Direct can help you find other hotels, add additional rooms, etc. Contact Conference Direct if you need their assistance or need them to intercede with the hotel on your behalf.

For questions or assistance, please contact Conference Direct, the TASC Housing Bureau.