All registrations must be received by Oct. 25th. No walk in registrations will be accepted.

Full Registration for the 2017 Conference includes classroom-style seating for all speeches and panels, and banquet seating for Friday and Saturday night dinners and Saturday lunch.

Student rate includes admission to the Saturday speeches and panels, and does not include meals. For admission at the reduced rate, students must present a valid student ID. Students must be sponsored by an HLMC member.

Conference Rate:

  • Members $200.00 USD
  • Non-members $210.00 USD
  • Students $50.00 USD

Current Members should also renew their annual dues: $50.00 USD

Registration Options:

PayPal: Please select an option below and click the yellow "Buy Now" button to be directed to the payment webpage.

Registration Options


To register for the 2017 Conference by mail, please send a check, payable to “The HL Mencken Club,” to: 

PO Box 66
Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Whether registering by PayPal or check, please list your current email address or phone number so we can contact you promptly with Hotel information.  

Hotel Accommodations

We have obtained a special group rate of $94 per night for those who register early. The room rate of $94 per night is limited and offered on a first come first served basis, so please register early.

Donations and Membership Dues

If you would like to make an additional donation to the H.L. Mencken club, please go to our Support Page.

Members are reminded to pay their annual dues at the time of registration by mail or by using the Pay Pal button on this page

Rules and Regulations

Gentlemen will wear coats and ties; ladies, the appropriate equivalent. 

The H.L. Mencken Club reserves the right to withdraw or deny admission to anyone who seeks to disrupt the conference or whose presence is deemed a nuisance.