Registration and Prices ’19

Event Price (full) Price (student*)
Full weekend early-bird (by Sept. 14) $125 $90
Full weekend price (after Sept. 14) $135 $95
Friday welcome dance $30 $20
Saturday morning workshop $25 $15
Saturday afternoon workshop $25 $15
Saturday Harvest Moon Ball $35 $25
Sunday farewell dance $30 $20

*Full-time students automatically qualify for the student price. Non-students with limited income may request it as well by contacting

Non-dancers are welcome to watch and listen during the dances Friday and Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon for $5/session.

A limited number of work scholarships are available. These offer $40 towards the cost of full weekend registration, in exchange for help with tasks during the weekend. The deadline for applying is September 14. You may request one and provide a brief description of your need on the online registration form, or by contacting

To register in advance:

Then, either:

  • Mail your check payable to “Chicagoland ECD” for the correct amount to:
    Tammy Bretscher, 515 Division Street, Elgin, IL 60120
    Make checks payable to “Chicagoland ECD.”
  • Or pay using PayPal. To do this, go to, and log in to your own PayPal account. Then go to “Send money” in the menu. Direct payment to; add a note to say whom you are paying for. Please note that an additional $5 charge per attendee must be added to your total to defray the cost of using the PayPal service.

Registration in advance is preferred, but same-day registration will also be possible. Cash or check only at the door.