If you look closely at the 2010 CAPA Big E Bookstore application you will notice that membership starting Sept 1, 2010 - Aug 31, 2011 is what you will be paying for with the CAPA Big E Bookstore Deposit.
It is not membership for this year but for next year.
The reason this was done was because some people signing up for the 2009 CAPA Big E Bookstore last year did not pay their membership dues and tried to get away with not paying.
The board then told me that I had to eliminate that happening this year by including the membership for CAPA along with the CAPA Big E Bookstore deposit.
Membership for CAPA starts Sept 1, 2010 and runs through Aug 31, 2011.
The Big E runs Sept 17 - Oct 3 2010.
I hope this explains it.
Any other questions feel free to ask me and I will try my best to answer them.