2021 CPRS Conference & Expo

2021 CPRS Conference & Expo

General Information

Thank you for joining us in San Diego, CA to celebrate CPRS's 75th Anniversary and our 73rd Annual CPRS Conference & Expo!  Our conference committee is working hard to bring you relevant education, meaningful connections, and plenty of space to refresh your mind and spirit.  

Registration for conference is now being accepted.  
Know your health and wellness is our first priority and we will be following CDC, State and local guidelines as we plan for our time together.

Our DAY pattern has changed for 2021! 
The Conference is being held MONDAY, March 22nd though THURSDAY, March 25th at the San Diego Convention Center

Pricing Deadlines to note
Early Bird prices will end on October 21, 2020.  This is your BEST deal so sign up today!
Preregistration prices will increase after January 27, 2021. 
Late registration will be accepted until March 3, 2021. 
Registration must be completed onsite after March 3, 2021. 

Badge and Tickets

Your badge and tickets will be mailed to your preferred address in late February.  If you have not received them by March 15, 2021, please call the CPRS office to have them reprinted.  Any badges that are not reported missing or not returned to us by the postal service and need to be reprinted onsite will incur a $20 badge replacement fee onsite. Tickets are required for meals and/or special events and cannot be replaced if lost.

If you are new to our system and do not have a login and password, you will need to add yourself and enter your address & email.  Do not leave your addresses blank or we will not be able to send your information to you.  If someone is registering a group, please be sure to include individual addresses and emails for the people you add so they will get their information.

If you have questions about your registration processing or login, please contact CPRS HQ at 916-665-2777.

Day Rate

Includes daily educational sessions. Tuesday Daily Fee will include entrance into the Exhibit Hall, Lunch in the Hall and the Welcome Reception.  Wednesday Daily Fee will include entrance into the Exhibit Hall and Lunch in the Hall.  Intensives, Tours & Special Events may require an additional fee.


Registration may be transferred to another representative from your agency at no charge until January 27, 2021.  Fee difference will be assessed if necessary due to membership status.  A $50 administrative fee for a transfer will be charged when a request is received after January 27, 2021.

REFUND REQUEST:  Refund requests received in the CPRS office no later than January 27, 2021 will incur a $50 cancellation fee.  Refund requests received between January 27 and March 3, 2021 will be assessed 50% of the registration fee paid and your conference badge and tickets must be returned with your written refund request.  No refunds will be granted after March 3, 2021.


San Diego Convention Center
111 West Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA  92101

ADA & Special Request Information

For ADA requests and questions concerning accessibility, contact CPRS at 916-665-2777. Accommodations such as interpreters cannot be guaranteed without at least 30 days notice. To help ensure availability, requests should be received by January 31, 2021.

Food Allergies & Preferences:
While we do our best to be aware of food allergies and preferences, it is not always possible for us to accommodate food allergies and preferences at our receptions and lunches in the exhibit hall due to the large number of people being served.  If you have specific needs, you may need to provide your own meals during those times. If you have any questions about provided meals, please contact our office.

Membership Status

The member rate will automatically be applied if you are a member of CPRS. If you need assistance with your membership status or login and password, before registering, please call the CPRS Membership Coordinator, Beatriz, at 916-665-2777.  Students will need to be CPRS Student Member to receive the student rates.  If you are renewing your membership online, please allow 24 hours for our system to update and reflect current member pricing.

Registration Options

If you wish to register for the full conference or daily conference registration, please pick one of those choices below.  Full registration pricing covers the general educational sessions held Tuesday thru Thursday, lunch in the exhibit hall and the Tuesday night Welcome Reception.  Detailed information on the educational sessions, intensives and other tickets offered will be available in the fall. Intensives and Special Events may require additional registration fees.

If you are attending an intensive only or need tickets for an individual event, please choose the "Intensives and Tickets Only" option.  This option will not register you for anything, but will allow you to purchase the intensive or ticket items that you need.

CPRS Awards & Installation Banquet

More information coming soon!

Recreation Therapy Attendees

Registration available in the fall.

Lunch is included if you register by March 3, 2021.  Late and onsite registrations will not include lunch.  There is an additional registration fee for the evening workshop.

Please choose the intensives and tickets only option, then choose the RT Institute
Daily registration options do not include the RT Institute or Workshop

If you register for the RT Institute, you will need to purchase CEU's separately below.

Housing Information

Information to come this fall!

Questions Below

Once you click Register Myself, you will see that we have some required and optional questions below. When you have answered the questions, please be sure to click the Save Responses button. This will ensure that your transaction successfully goes to the online cart when you complete your registration.
3/22/2021 - 3/25/2021
San Diego Convention Center San Diego



Monday, 22 March 2021

Tuesday, 23 March 2021

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM

Wednesday, 24 March 2021


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