june 10-12, 2016 People first gathering - Sacramento

The Spotlight is on People First of Califronia as we come to Sacramento to celebrate 20 years of conferences.

Be sure to come together at the gathering run BY and FOR self-advocates!

2016 People first statewide gathering

20th Anniversary

Come together

sacramento red lion woodlake conference center

june 10-12, 2016



Regional Centers: PFCA is a Vendor with
Vendor #P64650 and Service Code #102
POS Service Address: PFCA, 1225 8th St, Ste. 360,
Sacramento, CA 95814

convention picture

registration IS CLOSED


Click the Star to Download the Registration Fill Out Form

NOTE: NO registration or hotel reservations will be accepted until full payment and/or POS is received. Until payment and/or POS authorization is received registration will not be entered or valid.


DOWNLOAD, fill out, and send in the the registration with payment and/or POS authorization here or click the <--- STAR.


NOTE: Form needs to be downloaded and opened in Adobe Acrobat to fill in/calculate (some web browswers may open it wrong...use Adobe).

program agenda

Gathering Sessions Schedule

Click the <<<--- Clip Board or here to see the sessions offered this year.


travel options







Parking $5/day


How do you get to the Sacramento Red Lion Woodlake Converence Center? Click here (or the airplane picture) for various directions.



Sign up for a hotel room through PFCA Registration.

Hotel will NOT TAKE reservations through their front desk.

For a map of the Red Lion Woodlake Conference Center Hotel in Sacramento in 2016 click here or the hotel picture.


Parking Complementary!








Apply to be a Session Speaker

Click the <<<--- Speaker or here.

Apply no later than February 19, 2016.

Applications no longer accepted


Register for a Sales & Information Fair Table

If you would like to have an information table or sell products please click here or the sales fair pic <---

Deadline is March 31, 2016 to apply.

Applications no longer accepted

Nicky Award:

Want to have your People First Chapter become the Chapter of the Year honored through the Nicky Award? Click here or the award picture <---

Deadline to apply is March 31, 2016.

Applications no longer accepted

you must fill out and send in Reg form BEFORE paying online please (for the online paypal option).

Pay Online after you send in registration!

After you fax or scan/email in your registration you are welcome to pay via PayPal (via credit card) or mail in payment and/or POS Authorization.

Please follow these instructions BEFORE paying online:




1) Fill out Registration form FIRST (1 Reg form for each person) and if you have payment and/or a Regional Center POS authorization you may send registration form by

Fax to 916-387-2398


Scan/email to

NOTE: NO registration or hotel reservations will be accepted until full payment and/or POS is received. Until payment and/or POS authorization is received registration will not be entered or valid. If payment and/or POS authorization is not received prior to early bird registration close, late registration fees will be assessed. Again, without payment and/or POS Authorization given to PFCA, registration will not be honored or accepted.

2) To pay online: for each person you send in a Registration form please use the below Drop Down list and select the correct amount of persons, room and nights you as registered on their Registration form (we need to match your Reg form with payment).

3) Put the exact name in the "This Reg/Fee is for: (name)" that you filled out the Registration form for.

Pay via PayPal or Credit Card on

Gathering Registration (w/$50 Late Fee to 5/19/16)
Late Reg/Hotel is for: (name)

4) Each time you press "add to cart" you will be given the option to "continue shopping" which will bring you back to this screen so you can add additional people if you are paying for a bunch of people at the same time.

5) DO NOT change "quantities." Each registration being paid needs a name associated with it. Press "continue shopping" to add more registrants.

6) Late fee of $50 will be added to prices below for registration after the 5/1/16 to 5/19/16 early bird deadline. Please note: We cannot guarantee T-shirt sizes after 5/1/16 due to needing to order T-shirts early to have them available for all who did the early bird pricing. We will have extras of some sizes but cannot guarantee your size. Please put your size down and we will do our best to help you.(Option not available until 5/1/17 online - NOW WORKING)

7) Additional late fee of additional $50 and PFCA being unable to book hotel will occur with registrations after 5/20/16. So to avoid late fees of $50-$100, get a T-shirt, and make sure you have a hotel room please get registration with payment (and/or POS) to PFCA prior to 4/30/16. (Option not available till 5/20/17 online)

8) Once finished click "check out" (to pay be credit card) or "check out with PayPal" if you have a PayPal account and follow instructions to pay.

9) Once we match your Reg form and payment we will send you a confirmation you are registered and paid.

If you don't receive a confirmation within a week please contact to see if there is a problem.

If you open the registration in Adobe Acrobat it should calculate your totals by checking boxes. You can then use that total to come back here and pay online if you wish.

If you would rather pay by check or money order (no cash please) you can send your Registration form with payment to:

PFCA or People First of California, Inc.

Send to: PFCA
c/o Lauren True
PO Box 2223
Elk Grove, CA 95759

Regional Centers: For POS billing address you should use:

People First of California, Inc.
PO Box 2223
Elk Grove, CA 95759

Please note: Bounced checks (checks put into a bank and then there are not enough funds to cover the check) will incurr a $25 fee to cover our bank charges. As well, you will then need to pay by Money Order to complete your registration.

Please note: Cancellations will be not be honored nor refunded after 5/1/17.


*You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the Above PDF files. Click HERE to download the FREE Reader.