CATS are experts on Polk County attractions. They are pioneers in hosting Polk County to visitors. CATS are people who are proud of the experience Polk County has to offer and wants to share Central Florida with the world.

Read about our Certified Ambassador of Tourism and Sports.

Attend a Training Session

Pinewood Estate at Bok Tower Gardens
Pinewood Estate at Bok Tower Gardens

December's Training Session at Bok Tower Gardens on Tuesday, December 18 will include lunch and Pinewood Estate's Holiday Home Tour.

  • Sign-In: 11:00-11:30 a.m.
  • Lunch will be provided (Sandwiches).
  • The Session will end at 2:30 p.m.

January's Training Session at Circle B Bar Reserve on Thursday, January 24 will include a Tram Tour. 

  • Sign-In: 8:30-9:00  a.m.
  • Presentation: 9:00-10:00 a.m. 
  • Tram Tour: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

This training session is limited to 25 people.

February's Training Session at Joker Marchant Stadium on Wednesday, February 6 will include lunch and a stadium tour. 

  • Sign-In: 8:30-9:00 a.m.
  • Presentation: 9:00-10:00 a.m. 
  • Stadium Tour: 10:00-11:00 a.m. 
  • Lunch: 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

This training session is limited to 25 people.

Register for a Training Session

Please contact Visit Central Florida’s Education Coordinator, Savannah Rudolph at or call the Visitor Information Center (863) 420-2586.

Pay a small fee of only $10 to be registered in a CATS Training Session 

  • Cash
  • Personal Checks
  • Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express)
  • Please call the Visitor Center at (863) 420- 2586 a week prior to your Training Session to process your payment