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Win a FREE copy of the PCT Cockroach Field Guide!

PCT recently announced the publication of the PCT Field Guide for the Management of Structure-Infesting Cockroaches. Written by Stoy Hedges, the handy, pocket-sized publication is ideal for field use and includes case studies and a 24-page color ID section featuring key identifying characteristics of these pests. Send PCT your cockroach control horror story at for a chance to win a FREE copy of this book.

Webinars On-Demand

Throughout the year, PCT hosts virtual events, including informative single-topic webinars, Vendor Showcases, Business Booster webinars and more. Recent web-inars and virtual events include: “4 Ways to Attract and Service Pest Control Customers 100% Digitally,” sponsored by Podium; “Protecting Structures After a Flood,” sponsored by Nisus; “Managing Social Insects with Non-Repellent Technologies,” sponsored by BASF; and “Benefits of Getting Employees Their Own Corporate Card,” sponsored by Divvy. Download these and other webinars.

Enter Your Best Pest Photo for a Chance to Win $500!

PCT announces the call for entries for our annual Best Pest Photo Contest. This is your opportunity to be recognized for having taken one of the best photographs in the pest control industry. Photos will be judged on color, clarity and content. The winning photographer will receive $500. In addition to the photo, please provide: (1) Identification of the pest; (2) Location of where the photo was taken; (3) Anything else unique about the photo or circumstance under which it was taken. Upload your entry at; send your entry* via email to; or mail to: PCT Online, c/o Brad Harbison, 5811 Canal Road, Valley View, OH 44125. Deadline is Dec. 8.

*Important note: There is a limit of one photo per entrant.