The 2022 FWATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium will be held from April 28-May 1 in San Diego at the newly renovated Town and Country Resort.

Registration will open February 14, 2022



FWATA Non-Discriminatory Practices : The Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association (FWATA) ensures that no individual should be denied participation in CE programs offered by BOC Approved Providers on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation or age. FWATA ensures that sole credentialed Athletic Trainers can attend FWATA Education Programs.  Programs are available and accessible to all appropriate participants.  No unlawful discrimination is associated with programming or related programs.

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– 19 CEUs with FWATA registration
– Opportunity to earn an additional 9 CEUs with Learning Lab registrations. Register early as space is limited.
– The popular Suture Workshop is back! Register early as space is limited.
*all programs are subject to change without notice.

Feb 14 – Mar 31


Apr 01 – Apr 24 


Apr 24 – Apr 30

Certified NATA Member** $195 $230 $275
Certified Non-Member $430 $465 $510
Student NATA Member** 

(not eligible for CEUs)

$135 $150 $170
Student Non-Member

(not eligible for CEUs)

$235 $250 $270

**To be eligible for NATA Member rates, each registrant must be a current paid member at the time of registration. Please use the following link to Join or Renew NATA membership prior to registration. Join or Renew NATA membership here.

Fees and Cancellation Policies

General Cancellation and Refund Policy:
Refund requests must be sent in writing to salergc@nv.ccsd.net, no later than two weeks prior to the first day of the convention. All registration cancellations will be subject to a $25.00 processing fee. Request made prior to refund deadline will be processed no later than eight weeks after the last day of the Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium. Refunds will be issued in the same form as the payment received. No cancellations will be accepted after the final day of the Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium.

Important Note:
Registrants are responsible for being aware of the various cancellation policies/deadlines and applicable refunds for each selection made. The policies/deadlines can be found under the “Fees” tab of the registration website.

Acknowledgement Statement

Thank you for your interest in our FWATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium.

Interested exhibitors can contact Bill Chamber or Leroy Heu

For instructions on preparing and submitting your abstract, visit https://sites.google.com/fullerton.edu/fwatafreecomm/home

Abstracts are due by February 1, 2022 at 11:59 PM Pacific

Please contact the FWATA R&G Committee Chair with any questions:

Melissa Montgomery PhD, ATC
Chair, FWATA Research and Grants Committee
California State University, Fullerton

The 2022 FWATA Paul Schechter Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, April 28, 2022 at the Riverwalk Golf Club. Scheduled for a 1:00pm shotgun start. Proceeds go toward funding FWATA athletic training student scholarships. We will continue to provide updates as the event approaches.

For more information about playing in or becoming a sponsor click here.

Thank you for your interest in presenting at the 2022 FWATA Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposium, April 28 – May 1, 2022 in San Diego, CA!

The proposal submission period is now closed.

FWATA Speaker Compensation Policy

Reserve your stay at Town and Country San Diego

Hotel rates start at $200.

The rate includes:

  • Complimentary guest room Wi-Fi
  • Unlimited access to the Fitness Center
  • Complimentary hotel shuttle service to Riverwalk Golf Club, Fashion Valley Center, Old Town Mission Valley Center, and Hazard Center. Daily 10 a.m. -7 p.m., based upon availability. Shuttle pick up and drop off is located at the Hotel Lobby
  • Complimentary guest room local call (619 and 858 area codes) and 1-800 calls
  • Complimentary USA Today in the Hotel Lobby and dining outlets
  • Complimentary computer access in the Hotel Lobby for printing airline boarding passes
  • Self-Parking reduced to $10.00 daily for hotel guests staying overnight. $5.00 per hour, not to exceed $20.00 daily for local guests driving
  • Valet Parking reduced to $20.00 daily for local guests

Other local fees and taxes may apply.

2022 – April 28 – May 1 at the Town and Country Resort – San Diego
2023 – July 12-15 at The Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa
2024 – Las Vegas, NV

FWATA is a “BOC Approved Provider.”
Please note that the provider numbers vary by category and/or individual sessions (i.e. EBP sessions have different provider numbers that are unique to each session) when reporting the CEUs you earned from FWATA Annual Meetings and Clinical Symposiums. The provider numbers is located towards the bottom of the CEU certificate of attendance.

For Category A CEUs, enter “Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium” for Activity Title. For EBP CEUs, enter the title to the course you attended. Course titles are located toward the top of the EBP CEU Certificate of attendance. Listed below is the maximum number of CEUs that were available for each category, for each meeting. Registered attendees are responsible for tracking the actual number of CEU hours that they earned by attending various sessions.

2021 Virtual Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium – CVENT
22 CEUs (16.25 Category A CEUs and 5.75 EBP CEUs)

2020 Virtual Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium – ICEU
10.5 Category A CEUs

Previous Meetings:

April 25-28, 2019
2019 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium
Town and Country Resort
San Diego, CA
12 Category A CEUs; 6 EBP CEUs

April 26-29, 2018
2018 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium
Westgate Resort and Casino Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada
17 Category A CEUs; 6 EBP CEUs

April 27-30, 2017
2017 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium
Westgate Resort and Casino Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada
12 Category A CEUs; 5 EBP CEUs

July 12-16, 2016
2016 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium
Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou
Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i
15 Category A CEUs and 5 EBP CEUs
**Important Note: If you attended the last EBP session (Speaker: Lori A. Michener, PhD, Pt, ATC, SCS, FAPTA), it is only approved for a maximum of 1.0 EBP CEU, not two. Please make sure to enter the correct number of CEUs to avoid an audit**

April 17-19, 2015
2015 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium
Town and Country Resort and Spa
San Diego, California
12 Category A CEUs and 5 EBP CEUs

April 11-13, 2014
2014 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium
Las Vegas Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada
16 Category A CEUs

Reporting CE to the BOC:

ATs must complete a predetermined number of continuing education units (CEUs) during the certification maintenance period. The current period ends December 31, 2021. (11:59pm CT). Please use the following link to the BOC Website for more information about maintaining and reporting CEUs: New Link

Updated information can be found here as it becomes available and via FWATA membership email updates. For specific questions feel free to contact:

Ruem Malasarn

Committee Commissioner

Cal Poly Pomona

Ginger Lei Ehrke

Registration Commissioner

Desert Oasis High School

Justine Coliflores

Public Relations

University of San Diego

Bill Chambers

Exhibit Coordinator

Palm Springs, CA

Leroy Heu ATC

Committee Member

UC Santa Barbara

Kristal Slover

Committee Member

Cal Poly SLO

Kris Boyle-Walker

Program Commissioner

Orthopaedic Specialty Institute

Kavin Tsang, PhD,

Programming Subcommittee

California State University, Fullerton

Kelsey Bains, MA, CCISM, ATC

Programming Subcommittee

Santiago Canyon College

Kara Radzak, PhD, ATC

Programming Subcommittee

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Far West Athletic Trainers Association