2020 State Conference
The [year] Texas TSA State Conference is almost here! Are you ready? Find out about all the details and information you have to know.
Where: Fort Worth Convention Center
Future State Conferences
April 8-10, 2021
April 21-23, 2022
April 13-15, 2023
Fort Worth Convention Center
Will open February 15, 2020
All hotel rooms will be booked through the Texas TSA hotel block. Any school booking outside of conference block will incur a penalty of $100/attendee registered for that chapter. Additionally, all schools participating in on-site events, will be required to stay on-site in the hotel block. The only exception to this policy, are schools who are within a 20 mile radius of the Fort Worth Convention Center.
Hotel Blocks are limited to 30 rooms per block. If you require more rooms than 30, you may make multiple requests but are not guaranteed to be booked at the same hotel.
Bus Parking, Box Truck Parking and Project Parking (prior to project check-in) must purchase a Parking Pass. Parking Passes are $50 per vehicle and are purchased through the Conference Registration system. The FWCC will NOT allow the parking of any box truck, trailers or projects in the FWCC parking garage.
When you check in you will be given entry labels to be attached to your entries. One designated person from each region has been tasked with getting the data turned in on or before March 26, 2018.
Labels should be placed on the back of projects or portfolios. For onsite events with no portfolio, your label will be used an entrance ticket.
Please read the following two attachments regarding rules and adjustments to NQE events for State. Please pass on this information to your students.
- HS NQE Adjustments
- MS NQE Adjustments
More information about Pre-submit competitions will be posted as the competition date gets closer.
Written Exam and Graphic Solutions
Registration is required for. Instructor must turn in the completed exam registration sheet before 2 p.m., To the registration desk. We need a list of your student(s), their ID #, and the test and/or graphic solution(s) they will each be taking. It helps if you have them broken out according to session #1 or session #2 also. Each qualified student will then receive a pass to enter the exam.
Please use the prescribed form for Texas Projects Documentation.
Code Of Ethics
All TSA Members will adhere to the National Code of Ethics as stated on the national website.
Texas TSA Day at Six Flags – Sunday, April 19, 2020
More information coming soon!
National Qualifying Events:
The 2018-2019, minimum dress requirements for NQEs at State Contest will follow National TSA requirements as defined in the National TSA Competitive Events Guide. No exceptions will be made.
1. The official TSA royal blue dress shirt is required. See rules for specific event for tie and jacket requirements.
2. Dress skirt or pants – Gray
3. Black dress shoes or dress boots – females can wear open-toe shoes or dress sandals – No flip-flops.
Remember your team can be penalized for not following dress codes rules in all NQE events. The National TSA 2018-2019 Dress Code = http://www.tsaweb.org/Dress-Code
Unique to Texas Events (Projects and On-Site):
1. Students are required to wear a shirt with a collar, button up or polo. No logos on shirt, except for TSA logos (Chapter, State, or National) will be allowed.
2. Pants must be without holes or fraying. Jeans are allowed providing they are free of holes and tears. NO shorts allowed at any time during the conference!