2018 Registration & Fees

Registration includes access to all conference events. Register early and join FAI to save. All conference attendees must register, including scholarship award winners and FAI Regional representatives. 

Note: If you apply for an official showcase, you must register as an artist.

Online registration opens December 1, 2017

Online registration will open for the 2018 conference on December 1, 2017 and closes on May 9, 2018.  On site registration at the Assembly Inn will be available Wednesday, May 16, 2018 and throughout the conference. If you have questions, contact the registrar.  

Schedule and Fees

Registration Types and Dates

FAI Member

FAI Non-Member

Dec 1 - Jan 31, 9pm Super Early Bird Registration



Feb 1 - Mar 31, 9pm Early Bird Registration



Apr 1 - May 9, 9pm Regular Registration



May 9, 9pm Online Registration Closed. Register in person at conference.



Official Showcase Applicant: Do not register until Mar 15. Closes Apr 15, 9pm. After Apr 15, normal registration fee applies. If you are performing in an official showcase, you must register and be an FAI member.



Presenter/Venue Rep, Print Media, or Folk DJs: Jan 1 - May 9, 9pm Register online before May 9; on-site registrations not accepted. Limit two per organization.

$50 per person

One-Day Only: Jan 1 - May 9, 9pm Register online by May 9. After May 9, register in person.


Student: Jan 1 - May 9, 9pm Register online by May 9. After May 9, register in person. Must be registered at an educational institution for Spring semester; present ID at conference check-in.


Scholarship Applicant: Jan 1 - Feb 28, 9pm Those who are not granted a scholarship may register until Feb 28 at the Super Early Bird FAI member rate.


Cancellation policy

If you pay for registration and are unable to attend the conference, contact the registrar. If canceled 30 or more days in advance, 100% of the registration fee will be refunded; between five (5) and 30 days in advance, 75% will be refunded. Cancellations received within fewer than five days do not qualify for a refund. In the case of extenuating circumstances, the conference committee may consider exceptions to this policy on a case by case basis.