The PCA Standing Rules currently refer to two types of regions for two separate purposes.
For purposes of rotating National Specialties across regions, Standing Rule #39 states:
The Specialty rotation , starting in 2000 , will be as follows:
2000 – Region # 2, Middle States
2001 – Region # 3, Western States
2002 – Region # 1, Eastern States
The configuration of the Regions is as follows :
East: Connecticut, D. C., Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
Middle: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.
West: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
For purposes of the Nominating Committee selecting a slate of Board candidates, Standing Rule #28 states:
If possible, the nominating committee shall nominate candidates from each of the following four regions:
- Region 1 (West): Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
- Region 2 (Central): Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.
- Region 3 (East Central, Southeast):Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.
- Region 4 (Northeast): Connecticut, Delaware, D.C., Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Map by Sherry Gibson 5/18/2020