When does Treffen registration open?

Treffen Santa Barbara registration opens January 16, 2019 at 3:00 PM (EST). Check your eBrake News and PCA website for announcements.


What is the format/schedule of Treffen events?

Treffen events feature three days of non-competitive touring, creative dining and the opportunity to explore exciting destinations. Arrival and event registration check-in occurs on Wednesday afternoon. Escorted driving tours on Thursday and Saturday. “Navigators’ Day Off” (NDO) special activities or self-tours on Friday. Departure on Sunday morning. Click here to see the full list of activities and their descriptions.


What are “Navigators’ Day Off” (NDO) activities?

For those who regularly occupy the left seat, this is your day to be pampered, explore or visit special destinations at a relaxed pace. Arranged tours, discounted resort spa and golf packages, and listings of local galleries and dining opportunities are available from the Treffen Information Desk. Or just sleep-in and enjoy the beauty of the surroundings. The choice is yours!  Click here to see the NDO activities.


What does the Treffen registration fee include?

The base registration fee includes welcome reception, breakfasts, evening food events, event apparel and other amenities. Escorted drives and “Navigators’ Day Off” (NDO) activities have additional fees for rentals, lunch, admission, etc. that are added during the registration process. Registration for Treffen Santa Barbara opens Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 3:00 PM (EST). Please check your eBrake News and PCA website for announcements.


What is the refund policy for Treffen?

Cancellations received prior to Wednesday, March 6, 2019 receive a full refund less $100 per person processing fee.

No refunds on or after Thursday, March 7, 2019.


Can I reserve a room at the special rate prior to Treffen registration opening?

No, a booking code will be provided in the registration process; please use that code when making hotel reservations. Reservations made prior to the official opening of the room block are not guaranteed the PCA Treffen rate.


Do I have to stay at the “official” hotel?

No; however, part of the Treffen experience is the host hotel. PCA has negotiated a special rate at these four and five-star hotels and has contracted for a substantial room block to accommodate. These resorts have also offered to extend the conference rate both before or after Treffen subject to hotel availability.


May I participate in Treffen without a Porsche?

The destinations’ roads are best experienced in a Porsche; however, a Porsche is not required. Treffen is seeking information regarding rental Porsches for future Treffens.


When and where are future Treffens?

Both Spring 2020 and Fall 2020 Treffen locations and dates will be announced as soon as they are confirmed. The 2021 Treffen events are also in the works. Watch eBrake News and the PCA website for announcements.


How are Treffen destinations selected?

Treffen selection criteria centers around 1) geographic diversity, 2) Region capabilities, 3) attractive destinations, and 4) great resorts. Spring Treffens are sited in the southern half of North America and Fall Treffens in the northern half. Treffens destinations are set to complement the location of Parade each year and occur somewhat remote to the location of Parade.


Are there sponsorship opportunities available for Treffen?

Certainly! Sponsor a drive, social, reception, party or become the title sponsor. Email events@pca.org for additional information.

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