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Annual Conference Special Events
to Benefit the Global Fund

Each year at the annual conference, International ACAC hosts special events. These events work to build community, allow engagement with other members that have similar interests, and raise money for the International ACAC Global Fund. Read more about each special event below.

International ACAC extends an enormous THANK YOU to the Special Events Committee who puts these all together!


Golf Scramble 5K-3K Run/Walk Good Morning Yoga Spin Class Raffle


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FORE! Calling all golfers! Start your conference with our 5th Annual International ACAC Golf Scramble. This event is for all levels – beginners and up, with clubs available for rent onsite. Request teammates or get paired up with someone new to grow your network. Your registration fee includes breakfast and lunch. We hope to see you on the links!

Registration Deadline: June 30
Cost: $120 USD to participate, $50 CAD (onsite) to rent golf clubs
          As this event begins prior to the conference, please be aware that this registration is non-refundable.
Location: The Fox Golf Club

Event Schedule:

6:00 AM: Shuttle Pick-up

6:30 AM: Event Start

7:00 AM: Tee Times Begin

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Wake up and move! Start your conference day alongside your colleagues with either a 5K or 3K Run or Walk. The race can be both competitive and fun, with some choosing to go "all out" and break a sweat, while others prefer casually strolling and chatting. 

Cost: $30 USD to pre-register, $35 USD onsite; includes a t-shirt and light breakfast
Location: Western Alumni Stadium

Event Schedule:

7:00 AM: Event Registration - please arrive by 6:45 AM

7:30 AM: Run/Walk Start Time

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Start your morning moving with intention and breathing in community! Our Good Morning Yoga will be a 60-minute all-levels gentle vinyasa flow. This session is designed to promote positive energy, harness the power of breath, and cultivate a sense of ease before heading out into our last day of the conference. Registrants can participate in as much or as little of the physical movement as they would like.

Instructor Bio:
Alyssa Filannino (Admissions Officer, International Admissions at Rutgers University) is a 200-hour certified yoga instructor and is excited to share this powerful and fun gift of yoga with the International ACAC Community. 

Cost: $20 USD
Location: Grass between residences Perth and Ontario Hall
Rain Location: London Hall Courtyard

Event Schedule:

7:00 AM: Yoga Start Time - please arrive by 6:45 AM

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Come join the international community for its first-ever International ACAC Conference indoor cycling class! This 50-minute session is a perfect way for any and all registrants to start their morning with a great sweat, fun music, and even better vibes. Epic beats will push you through a low impact yet high energy workout on stationary bikes - safe for all ages and fitness levels. 

Instructor Bio:
John Yi (Yale University) has taught indoor cycling for nearly a decade, with an emphasis on positive messaging and fun choreography. As a former classical flautist and avid singer, John fully harnesses the power of music and rhythm to coach his riders to peak performance.

Cost: $20 USD
Location: Western Student Recreation Centre, 4th floor

Event Schedule:

7:00 AM: Spin Class Start Time - please arrive by 6:45 AM

Registration is limited and will close once full; be sure to sign up as soon as possible!

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The International ACAC Raffle is a fun, time-honored tradition at the International ACAC Conference that brings wonderful items from around the world for attendees to bid on. All prizes can be viewed online and in-person at the conference. This year, all conference attendees will be able to purchase tickets and bid on items using RallyUp, a web platform that seamlessly allows registered attendees (both in-person and virtually) to participate in the raffle from anywhere on campus and around the world.

Prizes are donated by the entire spectrum of attendees, including counselors, IECs, admissions officers, non-profit leaders, EducationUSA officials, and vendors. This panorama of items includes globally inspired artworks and foods, vouchers for various experiences or services, libations, branded apparel, and novelty items, and much, much more. We encourage anyone attending the conference to donate prizes and to bid their tickets.

Purchase Raffle Tickets Here
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