(Major Multi-Day Events and Conventions)
This is the online version of the participation agreement.
If you prefer the printable version, click here:
In order to effectively and efficiently enforce their rights under the copyright laws of the United States, America composers, lyricists, and publishers usually join one of the three performing rights organizations. They are the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), and SESAC. The National FastDance Association has negotiated and entered into Licensing Agreements with all three organizations since 1998. Qualified NFA affiliated members that host or sponsor events can come under the umbrella of protection through our Licensing Agreements with these organizations. Included is the music played by deejays and bands. By filling out the form below your organization is stating that the above is understood and acknowledged. Further, that your organization wishes to comply with, and not infringe upon, National Copyright Laws; wishes to participate in the Licensing Agreements established between the NFA and ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC; and has designated the individual signing below to complete this form.
To figure the payment amount:
Multiply the number of dances per year by the average attendance at each. This equals the total number of annual attendees.
Next, multiply the total number of annual attendees x .28 cents per attendee = Total due
3 (events per year) x 100 (average attendance at each dance) = 300 (total number of attendees)
300 (attendees) x .28 = $84.00 (total due)
After figuring the total due, complete the form below and click submit. You will be automatically transferred to Paypal. Once at Paypal, enter the payment amount (total due) into the "Price Per Item" field and continue to follow prompts. After submitting payment, you will be transferred automatically back to our website.
Upon receiving your Participation Agreement, the NFA will provide its logo as well as ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC logos that should be added to your website, newsletter, and all promotional materials. The NFA will also provide you a Participation Confirmation Certificate for your files.
Don't hesitate to call 1-877-632-2582 or email us with any questions you may have in filling out this form.