2018 Chiropractic Sports Sciences Symposium

Build your knowledge and gain competitive advantage with the latest cutting-edge updates on key professional topics! Learn from some of the best sports medicine professionals in the United States!

Join us at the Westin San Diego, 400 West Broadway, San Diego, CaliforniaRegistration is open!  Please call the hotel directly to make your reservations: (619) 239-4500, or click here to book a room online. This hotel was chosen for its affordable price and easy access to downtown restaurants and shopping.

The ACBSP room block rate is $189/night (with taxes and fees the total is $241.17/night). To ensure you receive the room block rate make your reservation before March 15, 2018. 

Hotel Cancellation Policy:

Individual reservations may be canceled without penalty outside of 48 hours prior to arrival. If canceled within 48 hours of arrival the Hotel will charge for the first night's room and tax. Please note that a no-show will be charged one night's room and tax.

Registration and Schedule Information:

Registration is now open!  Please click REGISTRATION FORM at the bottom of this page to access the online registration form.

Registration Cancellation Policy:

Please notify us if your plans should need to change.  Cancellations received in writing/email prior to 3/28/18 will receive a 50% refund minus the $50 non-refundable processing fee. No refunds for cancellations after 3/28/17 or for no-shows.

Schedule Information:

Thursday April 12: 8:00 am - 6:30 pm: Sports Chiropractic Principles and Practice Workshop

Friday April 13: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Awards luncheon, podium abstract presentation, Symposium general session

Saturday April 14: 8:00 am - 7:20 pm: Symposium general session, Poster reception and book signing

Sunday April 15: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm: Symposium general session

CEU Information:

CEUs for CCSP® and DACBSP® certificants will be available. State re-licensure CE hours will be applied for from all states except Arizona. CE credits will be applied for through Southern California University's Professional Studies Department. Questions regarding state approvals may be directed to SCU at (562) 947-8755 x704.  For registration questions call 844-327-2255x0.

CA Acupuncture CEUs have been approved for a total of 30 

NSCA CEUs have been approved.

The NSCA has approved the Sports Chiropractic Principles and Practice Workshop on Thursday for 0.3 CEU and the Friday-Sunday symposium content for a total of up to 0.5  CEUs.

A total of 31 CEUs can be earned!

Review the states that have confirmed CEU approvals (please keep in mind that we are not notified of many state approvals until late March/early April):

States will be listed here individually as the CEU approvals are returned.
AL, AK, AR, CA, CO, CT*, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA*, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MT, NC, NE*, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA*, WV, WI, WY

*CT, IA, NE, WA attendees: It is the responsibility of each licensee to ensure that programs earned for continuing education (CE) credit meet the requirements of this state board.
**Approval was not requested for AZ, MO and TN

Examination Information:

The DACBSP ®  practical exam and the DACBSP ®  and CCSP ®  written exams will be offered in conjunction with the 2018 Chiropractic Sports Sciences Symposium. See the main Events page for more information.

Abstract Submission Information:

Do you plan to submit an abstract for presentation at the symposium? Be sure to read and follow all abstract submission deadlines, guidelines, and the ACBSP™ Abstract Protocols for the 2018 symposium.

If the protocol requires it for your project, be sure to download the Patient Consent for Publication of Material in the JMPT.

Deadline for Abstract Submissions is February 1st, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Sponsor and Exhibitor Information:

Exhibit your products and services to our knowledgeable, high-performing, well-connected chiropractic sports medicine doctors. This year's event is likely to also include attendance by DC students, MDs, ATCs, and PhDs, all with an orientation toward sports medicine. Booth space and sponsorship opportunities are available. Registration is now open!  Check out our registration page for exhibitor schedule information, sponsorship opportunities and pricing.

Dates: 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 8:00am to Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 3:00pm