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YDSC will hold our 2020 State Convention on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Senor Frog's, on Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach.

Senor Frog's is at 1304 Celebrity Circle in Myrtle Beach.  

Keep checking this page for updates, including on our venue and the Executive Board elections.

 

The Young Democrats of Horry County will be the convention hosts.

This Convention will have elections for all Executive Board offices, as well as for Chairs of the YDSC caucuses.. Convention news, including programming, will always be on this page.

 

Our convention would not be possible without the support of our sponsors. Our goal is to raise $5,000 in 2020 to continue to grow YDSC's membership and ensure we win elections in 2020 and beyond. 

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

  • 2020 VISIONARY (at least $20.20)

    • D​onate $20.20 for 2020

  • PATRON OF THE YOUNG DEMOCRATS (under $100)

    • Your name will be printed as a Patron in our ​Convention Booklet

  • FRIEND OF THE YOUNG DEMOCRATS ($101-249)​

    • One complimentary Registration to the Convention

    • Your name will be printed as a Friend in our Convention Booklet​

  • SILVER SPONSOR ($250-499)​

    • Two complimentary Registrations to the Convention​

    • One quarter-page advertisement in the Convention Booklet

  • GOLD SPONSOR ($500-749)​

    • Two complimentary Registrations to the Convention

    • One half-page advertisement in the Convention Booklet​

    • Recognition from the microphone during the Convention

  • PLATINUM SPONSOR ($750-999)​

    • One half-page advertisement in the Convention Booklet​

    • Four Complimentary Convention Registrations

    • Two Additional Tickets to the YDSC Awards Ceremony

    • Name and/or Logo will receive Premium Placement on this Page & the Home Page

    • Recognition from the microphone during the Convention

    • Speaking privileges during the welcome address

  • PALMETTO SPONSOR ($1,000-1,499)​

    • Full page advertisement in the Convention Booklet​

    • Full table at the YDSC Awards Ceremony

    • Speaking privileges at the Awards Ceremony

    • Name and/or  Logo Placement on Awards Ceremony materials

    • Name and/or Logo will receive Premium Placement on this Page & the Home Page

    • Recognition and Thanks from all YDSC media outlets and from Chapters

  • CRESCENT SPONSOR ($1,500 or more)​

    • Five Complimentary Convention Registrations​

    • Full page advertisement in the Convention Booklet, on the Back Cover

    • Full table at the Awards Ceremony

    • Logo Placement in the Convention Venue

    • Name and Logo on Convention printed material

    • Name and.or Logo will receive Premium Placement on this Page & the Home Page

    • Speaking privileges during the Business Meeting

    • Recognition and Thanks from all YDSC media outlets and from Chapters

 

AMENDING THE CONSTITUTION

This Convention, YDSC will be considering a number of amendments to the YDSC Constitution and Bylaws. All YDSC members are empowered to propose amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws, which are taken up at each State Convention.

CHARTERING AT CONVENTION

All Chapters must re-charter each year ahead of the State Convention. Chapters must fill an updated Chartering Form, submit an updated membership and officer list (as well as hold chapter elections if their bylaws require annual elections).

This year is the first year that counties can charter new YDSC chapters. Chapters can submit their chartering form through Google Docs. Chapters are allowed to charter up to three counties under a single charter. Chapters must still download and complete the hard-copy verification forms and turn them in at or before the Convention.

EXECUTIVE BOARD ELECTIONS

At this Convention, the following offices will be elected:

  • President

  • First Vice President

  • Second Vice President

  • Secretary

  • Treasurer

  • National Committee Member

  • National Committee Member (not the gender of the first)

Members must be current, active members of YDSC (which in practice means you must have been a member on July 17, 2019), remain in good standing, and be under the age of 36 (under certain YDA and YDSC rules).