2017 OATA State Meeting and Clinical Symposium



May 12, 2017 - May 13, 2017
Kalahari Resort, Conference Center and Waterpark
7000 Kalahari Drive
Sandusky, OH 44870

Join us for evidence-based continuing education, the Hall of Fame Awards Banquet, networking with athletic training professionals from all across Ohio, and fun for the whole family!

Be sure to reserve a room early by calling 877-525-2427.  Mention that you are with the Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association to access the special room rate of $139/night plus tax for a standard room.  
Special rates will be available until April 11th or until the block has sold out.

Hotel reservations include four water park passes, free high speed internet, complimentary fitness center access, and a waived resort fee. What this page for more information and to review the exciting content that will be covered, including evidenced-based practice continuing education opportunities. We look forward to seeing you in May!

Professional Program - "Athletic Training in a Diverse Culture"
May 12-13, 2017

Click to view the professional program - 13CEUs including 4 EBPs!




online registration closed - onsite registration is available

Student Program Schedule

Research and Poster Presentations

Sponsorships and Exhibitors

Hall of Fame Banquet Social and Scholarship

Non-Discriminatory Policy 
The Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sec, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or age.  The Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in all aspects of its continuing education activities.  Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs can be made.

Conflict of Interest Policy & Procedure 
The Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association will make public potential and actual conflicts of interest and financial gain associated with any programs, presenters, or providers.  

Cancellation and Refund Policy
OATA Continuing Education Refund Policy:
It is hereby the policy of the Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association to reimburse the tuition cost for the "Name of course" provided the following procedures are followed:

  • A written request is made to the OATA PEC Sub-chair via email to [email protected] within 30 days from the conclusion of "CE Event Name."  All refund payments will be made at the discretion of the OATA PEC Chair and/or Sub-Chair.
  • A processing fee may be charged for not more than 33% of the cost of tuition.  Banquet tickets will not be reimbursed.
  • All refunds will occur after the conclusion of the "CE Event Name" with an accounting of the refunds made to the OATA Treasurer.
  • OATA reserves the right to cancel "Enter Name of Event" due to low enrollment. You will be notified approximately one week before the symposium if there are any changes.

Grievance Policy & Procedure
The Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association is committed to conducting all continuing education activities in strict conformance with the Board of Certification Approved Provider Program.  Additionally, the OATA will make every effort to comply with all policies set forth by the BOC.  However, the OATA recognizes that grievances may arise and will provide participants with the ability to express any complaints or concerns they may have.

When a participant, either orally or in written format, files a grievance/complaint, the OATA Professional Education Committee will evaluate the nature of the complaint.  If the complaint is meritorious, the OATA Professional Education Committee will implement any necessary changes.   The complainant will receive a response from the OATA Professional Education Committee or designated staff within 5 business days.

Complaints may be filed via email to the OATA Professional Education Committee Chair, [email protected] or the OATA Professional Education Committee Sub-Chair: [email protected]