For other payment options (check, money order, etc.), please contact your local Best Buddies office.

Advisors claiming contact hour certificates for participation in the advisor track should choose the ADVISORS payment form below.  All other attendees should choose the STANDARD payment form.


Best Buddies Leadership Conference (BBLC) registration fees cover your stay on campus at Indiana University, meals throughout the conference, and all conference events.

Who pays?

The chapter president from each college, high school, and promoter chapter does NOT pay the BBLC fee. The cost of attending for these students is covered by chapter dues.

BBLC fees must be paid by all attendee who are NOT covered by a chapter dues payment.  This includes:

  • All middle school attendees
  • Non-CP chapter officers and Chapter advisors
  • Ambassadors participants
  • Jobs participants
  • Community Leaders

How much?

The standard BBLC 2018 fee is $350.

The advisor BBLC 2018 fee is $650.  This fee is ONLY for advisors claiming contact hour certificates for participation in the advisor track.  Advisors not claiming contact hour certificates can submit the standard BBLC fee.


Please note: registration fees do not cover the cost of travel to Indiana University.  All attendees are responsible for raising their own travel costs.


Refunds, less a $75 cancellation fee per registrant, will be granted for requests received in writing by July 1, 2018. Refunds will not be granted after this date. No-shows are responsible for full payment. All refund and cancellation requests must be made in writing and should be sent to for processing. The cancellation fee cannot be waived.

International Attendees

The fee schedule above does NOT apply to international participants coming from outside the United States. For the international participant fee schedule, please contact Yelba Gutierrez at

Community Leaders

Community Leaders track attendees typically stay in a hotel off campus, which is not covered by the $350 fee. Attendees should speak with their local Best Buddies staff contact to discuss BBLC lodging expenses.

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