Future State Conferences
April 25-27, 2019
April 15-17, 2020
Fort Worth Convention Center
Registration Packet Please make sure you have confirmed your entry count with your Regional Data Person prior to starting the Registration process. To begin Chapter Registration, Go to Registration Portal
Please use this Video created by Kristin Rausch to assist you with the Registration Process.
All Chapter Advisors must pick up registration packet and name badges for all students and adults attending the state contest, no students or adults will be allowed to place projects or enter a contest without the name badge. (If registration is closed these may be picked up at the Information desk)
To receive awards at the State competition, ALL schools are required to complete the Registration process. Each station must be checked and completed for your school to be registered.
Guest Registration can be handled one of two ways.
(1) Chapters may register their guests as part of their school registration.
(2) Guests may also be registered and invoiced directly using EventBrite.
Hello Crowd App
Download the HelloCrowd app from the Android or iOS store to stay engaged and up-to-date with the 2019 Texas TSA State Contest before and during the event. Click here!
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.
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.
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
Six Flags did not anticipate the number of schools who would be paying by check. Therefore, they have amended the order information with a form for you to use if you are paying by check.
Only use the direct link if you are paying by credit card. All other forms of payment need to use the attached form.
Deadline to order is Friday, April 19. Tickets will be distributed on Friday, April 26 at the State Conference. All payments must be received by April 24, 2019.
Texas TSA State Conference Event is now signed up for savings! Just log into your own Six Flags site to buy tickets with substantial savings off the main gate price. This online benefit program offers not only substantial savings, but allows you to “print and go” so you have your ticket in hand when you get to the park with no waiting in the line to purchase tickets.
To access your special tickets, please go to sixflags.com/PartnerLogin or click the link below, then log into the site with the username and password provided below:
**Password is Numeric and Case sensitive**
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!