National Qualifying Events

Please make sure to look at the Texas TSA Rulebook concerning NQE limits. Each event has different limits on how many entries may advance per region.

Advisors and students should check the National TSA website for the current years’ Themes & Problems and Competition updates.

Important Information

Dress Code

National Qualifying Events:

The 2017-2108,  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 2017-2018 Dress Code =



Online submissions

  • Pre-submit  link for Webmaster, Website Design, and Video Game Design MS. Deadline to submit is Thursday, April 12, 2018.


VEX Logo
VEX is a robotics competition for both High School and Middle School. For the 2017-2018 school year, the limits on VEX have changed. Each region is now limited to ten teams and each chapter may register two teams if they qualify. Teams must be registered through Robotevents by  March 1st, 2018. Please use the following link to register for the 2018 State Competition.

Event Fees:  High School Team – $65.00 and Middle School Team – $45.00

ALL Teams MUST qualify through the Regional Contest to be eligible to compete. 

Junior Solar Sprint
Junior Solar Sprint is a Middle School event that allows students to apply STEM concepts, creativity, teamwork, and problem-solving skills as they design, construct, and race a solar-powered model car. Each Middle School chapter may bring two teams to State without competing or advancing at a regional competition.