FAQs

The 2021 Southern Chiropractic Conference (SCC) will be held August  19-22, 2021, at Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center in Murfreesboro, TN,  just 20 minutes from downtown Nashville.

Where else can you get EDUCATION FOR YOUR ENTIRE TEAM, plus fun social events all in one weekend?

Find answers to your SCC questions on registration, socials and more below!

How do I register in advance?

Click to register online

If you are not able to register online, or prefer a paper registration form, click here to download a form.

Onsite registration is possible, but discouraged, as it incurs additional cost to you.

Why should I pre-register?

When you pre-register by July 30 you will receive the early registration discounted rate.  You may still register after July 30, but prices will increase.  Pre-registration ends August 18.  Any registrations received after August 18 will be processed as on-site registrations, which incurs an additional $50 charge.

When does pre-registration expire?

Pre-registration ends August 18.  Any registrations received after this date will be processed as on-site registrations and incur an additional $50 charge.

Can I register onsite?

Yes, a driver’s license or photo ID is required for onsite registration.  Onsite registrations hours will be Friday-Sunday beginning at 7 a.m. CT.  Registration is located at the conference center registration desk.

Is there a general registration fee?

No, there is not a flat fee for attending the conference.  You pay a per session or event fee.  Some activities may be included with registration.  Details will be listed in the online registration process.

Is registration required for all sessions?

Yes, registration is required for every session so proper accommodations may be provided and education credit can be recorded.

What if I have an emergency and can’t attend?

All fees are non-refundable.  A transfer of your full registration is possible to another individual or to another Tennessee Chiropractic Association (TCA) course or event within the same calendar year may be requested by submitting your request, prior to the Conference, to operations@tnchiro.com.   Absolutely no transfers will be carried over to the following calendar year.  Failure to utilize transfer constitutes forfeiture of fees.

Do I need a name badge at SCC?

A badge is required for all CE sessions, events and exhibits.  If you have lost or misplaced your badge, please go to the registration desk in the conference center for a replacement.  A driver’s license or picture ID is required to get a badge.  Lost or exchanged badges are subject to a $25 fee.

Will I receive session/event tickets?

Most SCC events are “ticketless”.  We prefer to use event badge systems instead of issuing paper tickets for sessions and events.  However, tickets may be issued as needed and provided at registration.  Just present your badge for scanning at each session or SCC event.

How are CE credits calculated at the SCC?

Only sessions denoted as CE sessions will be eligible for continuing education credits.  (See website for details.)  Please be sure to verify your state is listed on the approved CE list.

Will the CE credits earned at the SCC count towards my license renewal?

The Tennessee Chiropractic Association (TCA), sponsor of the SCC, is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards.  Course ID for the 2021 SCC is:  TN0821.  The current term of approval extends through December 2021.  Please reference the latest list of states that recognize PACE.

Courses denoted as continuing education are approved for TN.
CE approvals have been received for: AL, AR, GA, KY and NC.
CE approval has been applied for and is pending for in the following states: FL and MS.   Approvals will be posted here, as they become available.  Please contact the TCA for any course exclusions for your state. Specific CE requests must be submitted in advance, as criteria varies. Please adhere to your state’s specific licensing requirements as some exclusions may apply.

TN attendance verification automatically submitted to CE Broker. Proof of attendance for CE for all other state boards must be submitted by attendee.

How is my attendance verified for my CE certificate?

Your badge will be scanned at each session or event to capture date and stamp information.  SCC CE information will be uploaded by the TCA to CE Broker for all Tennessee attendees.  Only sessions approved for CE will be included on your CE certificate.  Individual continuing education certificates will not be available onsite, but will be provided shortly after the conference, for our records.

Will the SCC provide session handouts?

In a continued effort to minimize paper waste, electronic notes will be emailed to pre-registrants, as permitted by each speaker, prior to the event.  If no email is received by one week prior to SCC, please email our office at tca@tnchiro.comYou may wish to check your SPAM folder as sometimes the email will go there. If you wish to have these materials to reference onsite during the sessions please be sure to download and/or print them in advance.  Electronic notes will remain available for download after SCC for a limited time.

Where is the EXPO and who is exhibiting?

The SCC EXPO can be found in Mirabella A-E.  This is where you’ll discover the latest chiropractic products, services and techniques; plus SCC EXPO specials and prize drawings.  You can get your questions answered, talk with product representatives, and see what’s new in the industry.  It’s all at the SCC EXPO – Tennessee’s largest chiropractic expo!

The SCC would not be possible without the participation of these companies.  We ask you to please walk the EXPO, stop by and say hello and see what they have to offer your practice.  Your support makes a difference!

A full listing of sponsors and exhibitors will be available on the SCC website and conference app.

When is the EXPO open?

The SCC EXPO will be open Friday-Saturday.  EXPO times are:

Friday, August 20: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 21:  7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Is there a Welcome Reception?

Yes, there will be a welcome reception on Friday evening.  Stay tuned for more details!

When is the TCA/CAT general membership meeting?

The date/time for the TCA/CAT general membership meeting will be held announced soon!

Are chiropractic students allowed to attend?

Yes!  All chiropractic students are welcome to attend and experience the SCC.  Chiropractic students can guarantee attendance to available continuing education classes by pre-registering.

How do I make a room reservation under the TCA's room block?

The TCA has a room block at the event venue, Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center, which is located at 1200 Conference Center Blvd. in Murfreesboro, TN.  Room rates within this block are $158 single/double per night.

You may book online directly through this link: https://bit.ly/3snGK0N or by calling the hotel directly at (615) 890-4464.  Please reference group code CHI when calling. The deadline to make you reservation is July 27, 2021 or when room block is filled, whichever is first.

Where can I park?

Parking is available onsite at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center at no additional cost.

What if I need special accommodations?

If you have a disability and require special accommodations, please contact the TCA office at (866) 383-6231.  Advance notice is required.

Where can I get lunch?

There are a variety of SCC special events throughout the weekend where you can grab a bite.  There is a restaurant onsite, as well as numerous restaurants and eateries located within a short distance.

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