Conference DEADLINES & REMINDERS

CHECK LIST

  • Complete Registration for my chapter
    • Designate a member from my chapter as an Outstanding HOSA Member (OHM) on the online conference registration.
    • Designate Voting Delegates and alternate in the Online Registration
  • Email a photo of my OHM (accepted formats: JPG, PNG or PDF), by March 1st
  • Email your Chapter Photo(s) (accepted formats: JPG, PNG or PDF) of your SC HOSA Students for the “Roll Call” during Opening Session, by March 1
  • Student Eligibility forms submitted through Tallo by March 1 for students competing in LIFE SUPPORT SKILLS, PERSONAL CARE, SPEAKING SKILLS and INTERVIEWING SKILLS.
  • Code of Conduct forms for EVERYONE attending the conference (STUDENTS, ADVISORS, CHAPERONES/GUESTS)
  • Medical forms for EVERYONE attending the conference (STUDENTS, ADVISORS, CHAPERONES/GUESTS)
  • Mail ALL REGISTRATIONS FEES ($85/per person/registration) by March 1 to: SC HOSA, PO Box 866, Lexington, SC 29071

 

DEADLINES

February 10th 

  • NO REFUNDS AFTER THIS DATE
  • LATE CHARGES begin after this date. $25 per occurrence for Additions or Changes to your SLC Registration or Events.  NO CHARGE for DELETIONS.  All changes, additions & deletions must be submitted through our online form.
  • Late Registrations are accepted after this date, however this is a $25 admin fee plus the $85 registration fee
  • Scholarship Application Submissions
  • State Officer Application Submissions

February 12th

  • Hotel Reservations
  • Conference Verification Forms

February 24th

  • NO ADDITIONS OR CHANGES for the SLC Competitive Events, after this date.  Substitutions and Deletion ONLY!
    • a substitution is a student taking the place of another student in the same event.  (example: John is competing in Medical Math, John can’t go, so Jim will be a substitute for John in Medical Math)
    • there is a $25 admin fee for substitutions
  • Barbara James and National Service Project hours entered and verified (to be recognized in the online conference program)

March 1st

  • Deadline for Tallo Submissions
    • Clinical Specialty
    • Community Awareness
    • Health Career Display
    • Health Career Photography
    • Health Education
    • HOSA Happenings
    • Job Seeking Skills
    • Medical Innovation
    • MRC Partnership
    • Public Health
    • Public Service Announcement
    • Researched Persuasive Writing and Speaking
  • Tallo for your IEP forms for for students competing in LIFE SUPPORT SKILLS, PERSONAL CARE, SPEAKING SKILLS and INTERVIEWING SKILLS.
  • LATE Barbara James entries (will not be in the online conference program, but will be recognized at the conference)
  • LATE National Service Project entries (will not be in the online conference program, but will be recognized at the conference)
  • Chapter photos
  • Outstanding HOSA Member Photos
  • All REGISTRATION FEES (Mail to: SC HOSA, PO Box 866, Lexington, SC 29071) or you may pay your registration fees by a credit card. The link will be posted on the SLC page on schosa.org

 

REMINDERS

  • Read your Competitive Event Guidelines
  • For all written tests, competitors must bring a pencil.
  • Competitors must bring all items noted with *** in the materials section for the guidelines for each event.
  • Study materials are permitted in event holding rooms, on buses and in similar locations, but NOT to be used during competitions.
  • The HOSA Code of Conduct must be followed at all times by advisors and students.
  • All phones should be in the off position during competitions, general sessions and awards sessions.
  • Each school may enter three students/teams in each competitive event with the exception of the following”
    • ONLY two teams per school my participate in Health Career Displays.
    • Only ten students per chapter may register to take the Healthcare Issues Exam.
  • Students may compete in only one competitive event
  • Student may participate in recognition events (such as Barbara James) while also competing in a competitive event.

 

Questions? Contact

  • Amanda Wilson, schosa@outlook.com  for Registration changes, Payments and Hotel Information
  • Angel Clark, aclark@ed.sc.gov  for Competitive Event information or general questions.

2021 State Conference Information

Registration will open, December 14, 2020 through February 10, 2021

Registration Fees– $85 per member, guest/chaperone

Dress Code-  All competitors must follow the DRESS CODE at all times

Who Can Attend? Registration is open to all Students & Advisors who are members of HOSA for the 2020 -2021 school year, as well as Alumni, Chaperones and other professionals.

Who may compete? Any registered HOSA member in good standing.  Students may compete in ONLY ONE Competitive Event (CE),  from the Events listed below.

  • Health Science Event
  • Health Professional Event
  • Emergency Preparedness Event
  • Leadership Event
  • Teamwork Event

Schools are limited to 3 students/teams per school, per event with the EXCEPTION of Health Career Display.  You may ONLY register a maximum of 2 teams per school for Health Career Display.

In addition to the events from above, students may also compete in one or more Recognition Event(s).  

  • Barbara James Service Award
  • Healthcare Issues Exam competitors must be registered for the
    exam in the online registration

    • Ten students per chapter to take the exam.
    • First come, first served on the testing time/day.
  • HOSA Happenings
  • HOSA Service Project

READ YOUR GUIDELINES-Competitive Event & Recognition Event Guidelines

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Cultural Diversity and Disparities in Healthcare is REPLACING Transcultural Health
  • Medical Innovation Original and Existing are now MEDICAL INNOVATION.

******Events NOT offered*****

  • Parliamentary Procedure
  • Dental Science
  • Clinical Nursing
  • Outstanding HOSA Chapter

All conference competitors MUST follow the Conference Dress Code.