State Conference Info

2024 State Conference Registration Opens December 1, 2023

~Registration Fees– $85

~Photo IDs will be required this year- Acceptable Forms of ID

~PROCTOR and On-Line Testing Information, click here for all of the details.

All test only events, first round testing, Epidemiology and Extemporaneous Writing will be proctored and taken the week prior to the conference (March TBD)

Click here for a list of all testing that will take place prior to the conference.

~Dress Code-  Read and follow the conference dress code. NO denim, NO shorts, NO Capri pants and NO leggings.

   ~Event Specific dress is allowed where appropriate.  Read your guidelines.

~Who Can Attend? Registration is open to all Students, Advisors who are members of HOSA for the 2023 -2024 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 Professions 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).  

However, they must be registered in the event to be recognized.

  • America’s Blood Centers and HOSA Blood Drive
  • Barbara James Service Award
  • Healthcare Issues Exam
  • HOSA Happenings
  • HOSA Service Project

READ YOUR GUIDELINES-Competitive Event & Recognition Event Guidelines


  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Clinical Nursing – Not offered to SS (high school) students.  Only Open to PS (college) students
  • Community Awareness 
  • Dental Science
  • Emotional Well-Being Challenge (Recognition event- National HOSA Only)
  • Family Medicine Physicians
  • National Geographic Learning Academic Testing
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Outstanding HOSA Achievement
  • Outstanding HOSA Leader
  • Parliamentary Procedure
  • Research Poster