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March 1-4, 2023
Town & Country Resort
San Diego, CA


2023 Convention Prices 


Before 1/20/23: $434
Between 1/21/23 - 2/15/23: $484
Onsite: $534


Before 1/21/23: $584
Between 1/21/23 - 2/16/23: $634
Onsite: $684

Check Back for the 2023 Conference Brochure


Regular Registration Package includes: full Convention registration with workshops, general sessions, Area functions, entry into the exhibit hall, Convention giveaways, and all social events (Wednesday networking event, Thursday Exhibit Hall reception, Thursday after-party, Friday dinner/dance, and Saturday brunch.)

For out of state attendees, please call CADA Central for coupon code to get member pricing - 831-464-4891.


We consider the safety of all those onsite at our events our top priority. In efforts to hold COVID safe events, we will be enforcing all state and local guidelines.


For registration and payment policies please click herePlease read the Virtual Convention Tips to ensure your virtual conference experience runs smoothly.


CADA has gone paperless with our registrations! You now can register online and register with a credit card or check. Check payment needs to be received the event start date. No Purchase Orders accepted. Check back for more details on the Convention. For registration policies click here. For registration edits, please contact CADA Central at events@cada1.org. All attendees agree to the CADA Convention Policies upon registering for the event. 

What does my CADA Conference Registration include:

All packages include dinner on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday and brunch on Saturday, entry into the exhibit hall, all social events, all workshops, general sessions, Area functions, and Convention giveaways. For more detail on each package see below. Registration DOES NOT include your hotel room - you will need to book on your own. Click here for lodging details. 


  • $150 Companion / Guest Ticket - For non-school related spouse, partner, or other. Includes access to all social events and entry into exhibit hall, but NOT educational sessions.
  • $50 Extra Friday Dinner / Dance Ticket - Friday, March 4th (All registered attendees receive 1 dinner/dance ticket). 
  • $40 Saturday Brunch Ticket - Saturday, March 5th (All registered attendees will receive 1 brunch ticket). 
  • $25 CADA Virtual Scholarship 5k Run / 1k Walk - Saturday, March 5th (Includes shirt). All proceeds go to the CADA/CASL Memorial Scholarship.
  • $50 Pre-Conference Seminars - Wednesday, March 2, from 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM PT Click here for Pre-Conference details. 
  • MAA - $100 MAA Foundations course or $50 per MAA 200-level course

invite your administrator

Administrators are invited to spend the day with us on Friday, March 3rd, where they will have to pass to the Convention - including workshops, the general session, and the exhibit hall. Check back in the fall to sign up for Admin Day Registration! Note: If your administrator would like to stay for the Friday Dinner / Dance they will need to purchase a $50 dinner ticket.

Need help getting your school or district to fund the CADA conference?

Here are some tools to educate your administration, superintendents and/or school boards on the importance of attending the CADA Conference:

Financial Assistance

Check with your principal or district office for access to funds from the following sources: Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) program, Title IV (Drug Free Schools) School Improvement Funds, Title 1 (under the category of Safe and Orderly Environment), Title V (Innovated Programs), Pupil Retention Block Grant, Associated Student Body funds, or school site/district budgets.

  • Can ASB Funds Legally Pay for Activity Directors to attend the CADA Conference?: See the response FCMAT gives on this.
  • Letter from Howard Zinn: Here is a letter one of our members wrote to his administration to explain the importance of attending the CADA Conference.
  • Letter to Administrator(s)
  • If you need some more help convincing your administrator, show him or her the materials and research at www.letxequalsa.com presented by the Alliance for Student Activities on the positive effects student activities has on school problems such as bullying, test scores, dropout rates, grade point averages and success in college. 
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