Competitive Events Guidelines

The 2018-2019 Guidelines have been posted. For a summary of the major changes to the guidelines this year, visit the first two links on the CE Useful Tools page.

October 19, 2018: Knowledge Test Transcultural Healthcare: The resource “Transcultural Healthcare: A Culturally Competent Approach” by Larry Purnell is being discontinued. It is only available on Amazon via electronic Kindle format. The regional and state tests in 2018-2019 will still have questions from both resources. The 2019 ILC test will ONLY contain questions from “Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness” by Rachel Spector.

September 23, 2018: The Community Awareness and Health Education guidelines have been re-posted with an updated rating sheet reflecting the addition of materials uploaded to STEM Premier.

September 7, 2018: The Biomedical Debate guidelines have been re-posted to include the list of references that will be used to develop the test questions for round 1. 

HOSA Handbook Section B: The General Rules and Regulations for each of the events is located in this part of the Handbook.  Be sure to read this in its entirety before you compete in any HOSA competitive events. 

Health Science Events

Health Professions Events

Emergency Preparedness Events

Leadership Events

Teamwork Events

Recognition Events

* Must be classified under the provision of The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 Public Law 105-17.

** Event Includes Middle School Division