2018 NIRSA Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders Conference

Registration Policies & Information

Registration OptionsEarly Bird: On or Before December 13, 2017Between December 14, 2017 – January 18, 2018
Student MembersFrom a Member Institution$75$90
From a Nonmember Institution$90$110
Student NonmembersFrom a Member Institution$100$120
From a Nonmember Institution$110$135
Professional MembersFrom a Member Institution$110$130
From a Nonmember Institution$135$160
Professional NonmembersFrom a Member Institution$150$180
From a Nonmember Institution$165$200
Associate Member (not exhibiting)$160$195
Associate Nonmember (not exhibiting)$210$225
One-Day Registration (members only)
January 18, 19, 20
Professional Member$60$75
Student Member$60$75
Associate Member$60$75
Before registering online, please review the following policies and information.
Important note: On the morning of Monday, January 16, the NIRSA online store will experience a brief outage while our developers perform updates to our software. We expect this downtime to be minimal.


Payment via check, money order, or credit card is acceptable. If paying by credit card, payment is due with the registration form. You may include a purchase order number on your registration form to indicate a forthcoming check; however, a purchase order is not considered payment and no purchase orders will be accepted after January 11, 2018. If you are paying by check or money order and wish to qualify for the early-bird discount, your check or money order must be postmarked by January 11, 2018. Checks and money orders must be payable to “NIRSA,” and foreign checks must be imprinted “US Funds.” You will be mailed a confirmation/receipt within 5 days of receipt of your registration at the NIRSA Headquarters. If you do not receive an email, contact the NIRSA Headquarters at 541-766-8211. An email address is required to receive a receipt/confirmation of registration.

Refund Policy for all cancellations

Cancellation of registration for NIRSA educational events and refund requests must be made in writing (mail, fax, email) to Cancellations, c/o Billing Coordinator, NIRSA, 4185 SW Research Way, Corvallis, OR 9733-1067; fax: 541-766-8284; email: billing@nirsa.org.

Refund requests are processed according to the following time restrictions;

  • Refund requests received on or before December 13, 2017 will receive a 100% refund, minus a $25 processing fee.
  • After December 13, 2017 fees are non-refundable.
  • Extenuating circumstances may warrant exceptions to the Refund Policy. For a review of a specific refund amount, please contact the Billing Coordinator: billing@nirsa.org.

Non-smoking Policy

For the comfort and health of attendees, smoking is not permitted at any NIRSA function.

Being Responsible

Recognizing that many will take advantage of the opportunity for socializing and alcohol consumption, the ERSL Conference actively encourage responsible decision-making and healthy choices. Supporting this policy, non-alcoholic beverages will be offered at all NIRSA-sponsored receptions. In accordance with state law, no alcohol will be served to anyone under age 21.

What to Wear

Suggested conference attire is business casual.

Photograph & Video Content Ownership

The Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders Conference will have photographers taking photographs during the 2018 Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders Conference and all its activities. All photographs taken during the 2018 Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders Conference may be published and used for the Emerging Recreational Sports, NIRSA, and its agents to illustrate and promote the ERSL experience. If you would like not to be photographed during the 2018 Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders Conference please notify the 2018 ERSL planning committee at andrea.snead@ucf.edu or adent@fiu.edu.

Register Online
Download the Registration form