2019 PSA Conference & Trade Show - Palm Springs, CA

May 22, 2019 8:00am -
May 25, 2019 12:00pm

Event Description


2019 PSA Conference and Trade Show in Palm Springs, CA

May 22-May 25, 2019


Event Type: Conference

Category: Educational Seminar


"Coach It Forward: Training Future Generations"

Four days of educational sessions,  over a variety of disciplines and topics relevant to bettering your coaching career.

For more details check out our 2019 Conference page under Education!

28-30 PSA Credits


Registration Information


Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa
44600 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells, CA  92210

Single and Double $150 + Tax
Triple   $200.00 + Tax
Quad   $225.00 + Tax
(No resort fees for attendees that book in the PSA block of rooms)

Room rate deadline: April 15, 2019 (or until room block sells out)

In case you’d like to extend your trip, the hotel room group rate is available 3 days before and after conference dates depending on availability


Meal Info
Included with your conference registration:
• Hors d’oeuvres at the President’s Reception on Wednesday
• Various coffee breaks
*Interested in sponsoring a coffee or snack break? Contact Elizabeth at ethornton@skatepsa.com

Hotel Dining Options (20% off for attendees; excludes Citrus Marketplace and alcohol)

Roadrunner Cafe
Oasis Pool Bar
Citrus Market Place and Café
Agave Sunset


Find a Roommate
If you would like someone to share a hotel room with at Conference, select “Place me on the roommate list” when registering online for conference. If registering by paper, select “I would like to be on the roommate list.”

After the April 15 deadline, you will get an email containing a list of other attendees who are looking for someone to room with as well as contact information for those people. We recommend making a hotel reservation prior to finding a roommate to ensure lodging. It is then your responsibility to contact someone to room with, and make room arrangements with the hotel.


Registration Deadlines
Cyber Monday:        November 26, 2018         $395
Early Bird:               February 1, 2019            $425
Advanced:               April 15, 2019                $525
Late Registration:    After April 15, 2019         $625
*non-members add $100

Registration Desk Hours
*pending final conference schedule
Wednesday May 22           8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday May 23              7:30am-5:00pm
Friday May 24                  7:30am-5:00pm
Saturday May 25              7:30am-12:30pm


Palm Springs International Airport
3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Plam Springs, CA 92262

Airport Code: PSP
Distance to Hotel: 17 miles (approx. 30-35 minutes travel time)

Airport to Hotel
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa does not provide shuttle service to and from the airport. The following are some alternative options:

  • Cab - approximately $60 one-way
  • Uber - approximately $40-one way

Registration Deadline: March 15, 2019 or until full
Exams will be held:
Monday May  20     8:00am- 8:00pm
Tuesday May 21     7:30am- 3:00pm

The ratings hub will open one hour prior to the start of exams and close immediately following the last exam of the day.

New Master Rated Coaches will be honored during the Presidents Reception on Wednesday May 22, 2019  

Newcomer’s Meeting
Wednesday May 22    12:00pm-12:45pm

This meeting is specifically for those of you attending your first conference. The conference can be overwhelming, and this meeting will address how to get the most out of conference. Discussion will include the schedule, introduce you to other newcomers and some “conference veterans,” and answer your questions.

President’s Reception
Wednesday May 22, 2019     6:30pm - 8:00pm

PSA President Christine Fowler-Binder is pleased to host this evening reception. Dress is business casual and all attendees are welcome. Light appetizers and a cash bar will be available, and trade show booths will be open for browsing as well.

Awards Dinner
Thursday May 23, 2019      6:30pm reception with cash bar; 7:00pm dinner
*This is a ticketed event

Share a beautiful " Evening Under the Plams"evening with friends and be the first to congratulate our 2019 EDI award winners at our Annual PSA Awards Dinner. The PSA Edi awards are named in honor of Edi Scholdan, an Olympic coach at the Broadmoor Skating Club, who was killed in the 1961 crash. Edi was president of the PSA from 1950 to 1954 and was inducted to the Coaches Hall of Fame in 2001.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. After April 15, tickets will only be sold if space is available. We always sell out, so we highly recommend purchasing your ticket prior to April 15.

Dress is cocktail attire.

Trade Show
Wednesday May 22, 2019       5:30pm - 8:30pm
Thursday May 23, 2019          8:00am - 4:00pm

Join us for our full display of exhibitors. This is a great opportunity to be fitted by the professionals, purchase direct from manufacturers, and view the latest in software, boots, blades, clothing, and much more!


By registering for conference, you are accepting the Participant Waiver and Release.





Requests for cancelation MUST be made in writing and received in the PSA office by April 21, 2018. A non-refundable administration fee of 25% will be retained. NO transfers of conference registrations and NO refunds for cancelations or “no shows” will be made after this date. The only exceptions will be a major medical problem affecting the registrant and confirmed in writing by a licensed physician or a death in the immediate family occurring during the scheduled conference dates, in which case the PSA office must be notified in writing within two weeks following the conference. NO requests will be honored after two weeks. If approved, a credit in the amount of the current conference registration fee will be given for the following year’s conference only. Refunds or credits will be issued to the affected registrant ONLY and are NON-TRANSFERABLE.


Event Type:Conference
Category:Educational Seminar
Early registration ends on Feb 01, 2019.
Regular registration starts on Feb 02, 2019 and ends on Apr 15, 2019.
Late registration starts on Apr 16, 2019.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

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Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Conference Registration
Member Fee: $425.00$525.00$625.00
Non-Member Fee: $525.00$625.00$725.00