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2017-2018 Membership Registration

***** NOW OPEN *****


Benefits of Membership

  • Participation in Stoa’s National Invitational Tournament of Champions (NITOC) – if invited
  • Participation in any tournament requiring Stoa membership
  • Upload of results from Stoa tournaments to Speechranks
  • Qualification for optional liability insurance for clubs and tournaments
  • Vote for Board members
  • Vote for debate resolutions
  • Vote for Wildcard speech events
  • Vote on key organizational decisions
  • Periodic news updates (StoaBytes) from the Stoa Board
  • Access to LexisNexis® research database for only $40 per student per year (usually costs $3000 per year for a single user license.) Click here for details.

Stoa membership is required to compete at NITOC and Stoa tournaments using Stoa insurance.

Cost of Membership – a little different for 2017-2018

Register before December 31st, 2017:

$55.00 for families with at least one 12-18 year old student competing at tournaments (regardless of the number of children), early registration saves you $20.

Register January 1st, 2018 or later:

$75.00 for families with at least one 12-18 year old student competing at tournaments (regardless of the number of children).

Coaches Registration for 2017-2018:

$30.00 for Coaches/Parents (without their own competing students) / alumni or families with junior students only – this status is sometimes necessary for junior tournament insurance purposes when all competitors must be Stoa members.

Dues are not refundable or transferable.

Prior to registration please read each of the following as you will be required to confirm that you have read and agree with each of these items:

To register, please select Registration in the top menu bar.

Visit the StoaUSA website for more information about Stoa.

Click this link to navigate to the Stoa LexisNexis Registration website.

Questions: registrar@stoausa.org

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