Competitive Event Useful Tools

2019-2020 CE Updates and Changes:

19-20 CE Preview PowerPoint

          - July 9th version now includes list of Medical Reading books

          - July 19th version now includes the specific events that will have revised rubrics in the new format (slide 5 notes)

          - August 2nd version: The new Voting Delegate event will be released in the Leadership Category, not the Recognition Category. The designation of "Knowledge Tests" has been removed from   all event names. 

19- 20 CE Preview Handout Summary (August 2nd version) (Word version click here)

19-20 Medical Reading Books

HATS Instruction Sheets

Tallo (Powered by STEM Premier) and Competitive Events

  • Used for Community Awareness, Health Education, Job Seeking Skills, Researched Persuasive Writing and Speaking, Public Service Announcement, Clinical Specialty, Health Career Photography, Medical Innovation-Original, Medical Innovation-Existing, Interviewing Skills, Speaking Skills, Life Support Skills, Personal Care, HOSA Happenings, and MRC Partnership. 
  • Please visit our special Tallo page for details

Selecting an Event and Preparing:

18 - 19: What Competitive Event is Right for You? A flow chart that asks students questions to help them determine the best competitive event for them

18 - 19 Gotta Have It Chart - Competitor Version A list of everything you need to bring for each event

18 - 19 Gotta Have it Chart - State Advisor Version in pdf and in Word A list of everything needed to prepare to host the events

18 - 19: Master Competitive Event Resource List A list of all the books and online resources used for each event

18-19 Event Characteristics Profile A chart showing the components of each event

18 -19  Competitive Event Codes  A list of the 2 digit codes used as an abbreviation for each event


Event Samples: 

Competitive Event Samples

Sample Forensic Science Case Study

Sample Parliamentary Procedure Problem


HOSA Bowl Seeding Charts: 

HOSA Bowl Seeding Chart - 32 Competitors
HOSA Bowl Seeding Chart - 16 Competitors
HOSA Bowl Seeding Chart - 8 Competitors

Curriculum Resources:

National Health Science Standards Competitive Events Crosswalk 

Common Career Technical Core Crosswalk

Competitive Events and the Common Core State Standards

HOSA--Project Lead The Way Biomedical Science Curriculum Crosswalk

HOSA--Project Lead The Way Middle School Crosswalk

NAF Academy of Health Sciences Curriculum Crosswalk

STEM Crosswalk

Event History:

Medical Reading List History

Other Events - History of Topics