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As plans are finalized, any festival updates will be posted here.

Due Dates in December: School Registration and Original One Act

School Registration is $50
One-Act Play Registration is $50

If not registering by Credit Card, Checks should be mailed to:


In this PDF document (available to download and print)  you can find INFORMATION on and LINKS to the following:

  • List of Deadlines and Fees

  • Thespys and One Acts

  • Senior Scholarships

  • Student Thespian Officers (STOs)

The same instructions are also available here:

In order to be part of the festival you must register your school by the December deadline! The School Registration form is the online form that will be accessible from SEPTEMBER 25 to DECEMBER 7, 2023.  Any school that would like to submit the Title of its One-Act Production should fill out this form ASAP and be ready to submit payment or a Purchase Order. All schools that plan to participate in the 2024 PDA/SCITS festival must register by December 7, 2023. 


c/o Rock Hill High School

320 W. Springdale Rd.

Rock Hill, SC 29730

Attn: Stephanie Daniels

As part of the PDA festival, we offer the Original One Act Playwriting Competition. STARTING this year, scripts for Thespys Playwriting category will be submitted at the same time! Playwrights can determine if the script is to be considered for one or both festivals.  All scripts must be submitted electronically by Thursday, DECEMBER 7- either in the "School Registration" Form OR the "Submit Script" Form.  To learn more please go to the Original One-Act Page.

Both organizations are offering new awards to recognize teachers and troupes who/that are doing outstanding work with their programs and within their schools.  To gain access to those forms, go to the Registration landing page.

Looking for the Delegate Registration due in January? Go to:

For detailed information and the forms, please refer to the following pages:

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