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Upcoming Dates

Early Registration June 20 to July 31, 2019
Begin Hotel Reservations July 1, 2019
General Registration August 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020
Class Changes ($25 Administrative Fee per change) April 1 to May 1, 2020
Class Selection Notification October 5, 2019
½ Fee Payment Due November 9, 2019
Balance of Fee Payment Due February 1, 2020
Seminar Begins June 10, 2020

Registration

How do I register?
The best way to register is to complete all appropriate fields on the registration form found on the SCR website at scr2020seminar.org. This web form can be completed on any device with an internet connection and will give the option to pay via check or credit card. Once you fill out the registration you will receive email confirmation that the registration form was submitted.

Alternately, this form SCR 2020 Registration Form can be printed and filled in manually. You can then email a scanned copy of the form to scr2020registrar@gmail.com. Or you may mail your registration form with the deposit to the registrar at:

SCR 2020 Registrar
P.O. Box 593082
San Antonio TX 78259

You will receive an email response within three days of receipt of your deposit and registration form. All response correspondence will be via e-mail unless you choose to have this sent via US Postal Service.

How can I pay for Seminar?
You may pay electronically or by check, made out to SCR Seminar 2020.  Cash will also be accepted for deposits made during the SCR 2019 Seminar in Bella Vista, AR. Keep in mind your registration is not complete until the deposit has been paid. Once you finish your online registration you will be given three options to pay.

1.       Pay the full registration minus kit fees via credit card. If you choose this option you will be directed to our credit card merchant, Square, to complete the transaction.

2.       If you choose to pay only the deposit by credit card, you will receive an email invoice and instructions on how to pay. You must pay this invoice within 10 days of receipt or your registration will be cancelled.

3.       If you chose the pay by check option, then you will need to mail the check to: 

SCR 2020 Registrar
P.O. Box 593082
San Antonio TX 78259

Once final class selection is complete in October, you will receive an invoice via email indicating the ½ payment due November 9th and final payment due February 1st. There will be directions on how to pay electronically on the invoice or you can send a check via mail.  For any questions please contact the registrar at scr2020registrar@gmail.com.

Meals

What meals are included with the seminar registration?
 
Registration for the full seminar (any combination of 3-day classes or Studio Time) includes lunch Thursday, Friday, and Saturday and the Banquet on Friday night.

What if I have dietary restrictions?
 
Please indicate your needs on the registration form.  Although we cannot accommodate dietary preferences we do need to verify any dietary restrictions such as food allergies, diabetes, vegetarian, religious etc.  Limit this to dietary restrictions only.  Thank you for understanding.

Classes


What if the class I selected does not fill and needs to be cancelled?
 
Classes may be cancelled in the event of insufficient enrollment, teacher illness, or any other emergency as may be determined by the Seminar 2020 committee.  In the event the class must be cancelled, every effort will be made to place the student in their next choice.  Any travel cost or other commitments incurred by the student made to attend seminar, will be the sole responsibility of the student.

What if I want to make a class change?

All change requests must be submitted to the registrar in writing or by email. 
Any changes to class registration made after April 1, 2020 will incur a $25 administrative fee for EACH request.  No fee will be assessed for adding classes, meal tickets or events. All changes are subject to availability and must be completed by May 1, 2020.

What if I must cancel?
 
Cancellations postmarked on or before March 1, 2019 will receive a refund less the $80 nonrefundable registration fee. 
Cancellations between March 1 - May 15, 2019 will receive a refund less the $80 nonrefundable registration fee in addition to a $100.00 cancellation fee.
Cancellations after May 15th will be reviewed by the seminar committee to determine the amount of refund, if any. 
No refunds will be considered after June 1, 2019. Hotel cancellation policy applies.

How and when will I be notified of my class assignments?
 
The class selection notification and invoice with the total amount due, including kit fees, will be sent via email (unless you have checked the box on the registration form to have your information by the US Postal Service) on October 5, 2019. If you register after this date, the class selection notification will be sent via email (again, unless you checked the box for US Postal Service) as registrations are processed.

Class Angels/Volunteers/First Timers


What is a Class Angel?
 
This is a student who volunteers to assist the teacher with such things as taking roll, distributing class kits and supplies, etc.  The Angel is not expected to assist in any teaching capacity and will not be expected to lift or carry heavy boxes.   A Class Angel will not miss any class instruction.

How do I volunteer to be a class angel?
 
Check the appropriate box on the registration form.

How else can I assist with the Seminar?

Lots of willing hands are needed to make Seminar run smoothly.  Several volunteer opportunities are available.  Even if you can only find an hour or two, volunteers are needed before and after classes.  If you would like to help (e.g., at the Exhibit, meals, boutique, etc.), please indicate your interest on your registration form.  There are a variety of tasks and we will help you find a job that will work for you!  If your schedule unexpectedly opens up later, you can also sign up to help when you check in at Seminar.                     

What is a First Timer?
 
This is someone who has never attended a South Central Region Seminar.

Miscellaneous


Where can I eat on the evenings that dinner is not included?
 
There is a restaurant in the hotel and several restaurants within walking distance from the hotel.  There are also lots of eating places within a short driving distance from the hotel.  The hotel also provides a shuttle which can take you to several area restaurants.  There will be a list of area restaurants in the registrant’s handbook you receive when you check into our registration.

What type of clothing should I pack?
 
Comfortable, casual clothing is recommended, and layers like a light weight jacket, sweater or a shawl would be appropriate if needed for air-conditioned rooms.

What supplies should I pack?
 
Class descriptions include a list of supplies you will need.  You will also receive a letter from your teacher approximately 6 weeks or so before seminar - this may list additional supplies or include revised information on what to bring. Otherwise bring your normal stitching supplies. 
  
What is Merchandise/Stash Sale night?
Merchandise night is on Wednesday night from 7-9 p.m.  We have invited certain professional vendors, artisans and teachers who will be tempting you with their exciting stitch related items.  Stash Sale night is on Thursday night from 7-9 p.m., and is an opportunity for individuals and/or chapters to sell items from their stash that they no longer want to work on.  Each event has a table cost that is listed on the registration form.

Who is providing the Boutique?
The SCR Seminar 2020 Boutique will be provided by Nedlewerkes from Copperas Cove, Texas. Items in the boutique may include cross stitch, counted thread and canvas designs, Dovo and Sajou scissors, fabrics, canvas, stitching notions and supplies, threads, beads and beading supplies, magnifiers, lights, and MUCH more. If you'd like to preorder or request an item, please contact them at (254) 542-6335.

How do I register for a mini-class?
 
There is a space on the registration form to register for up to two mini-classes on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

Do I have to stay at the hotel?
 
No, you do not, but you will have to pay the Facility Fee of $75.  This is not required if you are only taking mini-classes on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 OR a one-day class on Saturday, June 13, 2020.

EGA Proficiency Level Definitions:

To help you select a class, please be familiar with the following definitions:

Basic
:  No experience is necessary for the technique being taught.
Intermediate: Knowledge of basic stitches and materials and their use in the technique being taught is strongly recommended.

Advanced
: Ability to execute simple and difficult stitches in the technique is recommended. The student should also have knowledge of color and design which will allow for exploration and creativity.

All Levels
: Class is suitable for all levels of proficiency.

Please Note: When selecting your classes, be sure your skill level matches the skill level in the technique given for each class.

Class schedule:
SCR Seminar classes are held Thursday through Saturday. All 2-day classes are offered on Thursday and Friday, while 1-day classes are offered on Saturday. If attending the full seminar, you may take either a 3- day class (Thursday – Saturday) or a combination of one 2-day class and one 1-day class. Additionally, mini classes are offered on Tuesday afternoon and evening.

 

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