School Membership. All forensic coaches of any Wisconsin or surrounding state school, which includes grades 6, 7 or 8, shall be eligible for membership. Upon payment of the annual dues, all the forensic coaches of the school receive membership standing. Each school will be allowed one vote in the legislative body.
All membership registration and fees are due not later than December 1st. If a school wishes to join after December 15th they need to email the President and the Executive Board will determine eligibility.
Affiliate Membership. Upon payment of annual dues, any person at least l8 years old and not enrolled in a K-12 program may become an affiliate member. An affiliate member may serve in an executive board position. Affiliate members have a voice but may not vote in the legislative body. Students who do not attend a member school can participate in MLFA sponsored events by having an adult sponsor become an affiliate member.
1. Dues shall be $50 for school membership and $10 for affiliate membership. A $25 late fee will be assessed for those who pay after November 1.
2. Schools must be paid members as of December 15 (post marked) in order to participate in the state tournament. Schools or coaches having any outstanding debts to MLFA or who owe fees to member schools are not allowed to participate in MLFA sponsored events.
3. Individual tournaments may welcome teams based on their school’s policy but only participants from member schools may qualify for the state tournament.