Competitive Events Guidelines

HOSA Handbook Section B - The HOSA Competitive Events Program:

A necessary instructional resource for HOSA chapter members and the local Health Science teacher/HOSA advisor is Section B. Section B provides all current information pertaining to the HOSA Competitive Events Program to enhance leadership and technical skill development in the classroom and to guide competition at the local, district/regional, state and international levels.  This publication includes General Rules and Regulations; specific Competitive Events Guidelines (including competency based performance rating sheets); and Competitive Event Appendices - all pertaining to administration of, preparation for and participation in HOSA competitive events.
Updates: For more information on guideline updates, please see item #46 in the General Rules and Regulations. 
  • 10.31.19= PSA guidelines were reposted to correct points errors and add the combined rating sheet.
  • 10.27.19 = Dental Science has been reposted to change the total points for Skill V.
  • 10.14.19 = Health Care Issues Exam and Organizational Leadership guidelines were reposted to clarify that Voting Delegates will be allowed to participate in both of these events.
  • 10.10.19 = Pharmacology, Pharmacy Science and Epidemiology guidelines were reposted to clarify that calculators are now allowed in the event for ILC. Extemporaneous Writing guidelines were reposted to clarify pre-formatting of the Word document. Public Health guideilnes were reposted to clarify that Middle School members must bring hard copies of the Verification Form and Reference Page. Speaking Skills guidelines were reposted to clarify eligibility form process for Middle School members. 
  • 10.8.19 = Dynamic Decisions guidelines were reposted to correct inconsistencies in the allowed preparation time in round 2. 
  • 11.11.19 = Event guidelines will not be required at ILC.  Check with your State Advisor regarding guideline requirements for Regional and State Conferences.

Middle School Events 

 

Secondary and Postsecondary/Collegiate Events 

Health Science Events

 

Health Professions Events


Emergency Preparedness Events

 


Leadership Events

   

 

Teamwork Events

   
 
 

Recognition Events

   

 

National Geographic Learning Academic Testing Center 

(Secondary, Postsecondary/Collegiate and Alumni)

 

**Student must be classified under the provision of the 2004 reauthorized Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to participate.

 
 
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