FALL 2018 School Registration
Please complete this form so we can record your interest in having an author visit your school this October!
The cost for a school visit is $500 per hour-long event, which includes two signed copies of the book for your school’s library. If the cost is prohibitive for your school please note that we have subsidies available - contact Rita Sirignano at the email below for more information.
A representative from the Youth Program will contact you shortly to discuss your request and finalize your reservation.
Dates for Youth Events during the Festival:
October 9 - 12, 2018
For further information contact:
Rita Sirignano, Program Associate
2nd Floor, Memorial Park Library - 1221 2nd Street SW
Calgary, AB T2R 0W5
Type of event you are interested in?
In-school regular presentation by an author (+/-1hr, up to 100 students in attendance)
In-school large presentation (+/- 1hr, more than 100 students in attendance)
In-Theatre presentation (+/- 1 hr, more than 100 students in attendance at Memorial Park or DJD Theatre)
How many students are likely to attend the event?
What is the grade level of the students who will be in attendance?
K - 3
4 - 6
7 - 9
10 - 12
NOTE: Dates and times are not guaranteed until your reservation is confirmed by a representative of the Wordfest Youth team.
Confirmed Authors for October
Alice Kuipers, Grades 2-4
David A. Robertson, Grades 7-12
Evan Munday, Grades 4-6
Gabrielle Grimard, Grades 2-4
Lindsay Mattick, Grades 2-4
Patrick Weekes, Grades 7-12
Rachel Giese, Grades 7-9
Notes on Author Selection
Feel free to indicate your first choice, and alternatives.
Please indicate your preferred dates
October 9 - Tuesday
October 10 - Wednesday
October 11 - Thursday
October 12 - Friday
Please indicate your preferred times
Notes about preferred dates and times
If applicable, indicate any Blackout dates when we could not schedule any event for you.
Questions or comments or additional details?
Your school / Organization
What is the best way / time to reach you (e.g. phone/text/email; mornings before 9 am or afternoons after 3pm)?
I'm aware that the cost for a school visit is $500 per hour-long event.
My school would like to discuss a full or partial subsidy.
How did you hear about us?
Attended in the past
CCTCA (Calgary Teachers' Convention)
Word of Mouth
Connecting Calgarians of All Ages with Life-Changing Ideas | wordfest.com