Starting a Chapter

This page is intended to help anyone who wants to start their own chapter in JCL at their school. There are plenty of documents and information available to those who want to undertake this task.

Here is a document explaining how to register and start your own COJCL chapter at your school. Chapter Registration 2015-2016. Just as a note, 2016-2017 dues are $20 per chapter (increase to $30 after October 15) plus $5 per student.

Chapter Registration is due by October 15th, 2016. Remember to file your NJCL registration by this date as well. Chapters who register by these dates will receive a spirit point bonus.

Late Registration Date is December 1st, 2016. There will be a $10 late fee but you can still register before this date. After this date, chapters cannot be registered for that year’s convention.

Convention information will be sent out on January 2nd, 2017. Convention registration and pre-convention contests (videos,etc.) are due by February 14th, 2017. No refunds or student substitutions are possible after March 1st.

March 5th- Online certamen will be held to help students prepare for the NLE. This will be hosted by Lone Pine; ask Karen Karppinen for a link and other information.

April 6th-7th: State Convention at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado. Plenty of fun; come on down and join us for some fun and academic adventures!