Competitive Events and Tallo
Reminder: Tallo is open for ILC submissions April 15th – May 15th. Be sure to upload your required ILC content by the May 15th deadline!
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- Clinical Specialty
- Community Awareness
- Health Career Display (SS & PSC only)*
- Health Career Photography
- Health Education (SS & PSC only)*
- Healthy Lifestyle (SS & PSC only)*
- Interviewing Skills
- Job Seeking Skills
- Life Support Skills
- Medical Innovation
- MRC Partnership
- Organizational Leadership
- Personal Care
- Public Service Announcement
- Research Poster
- Researched Persuasive Writing and Speaking
- Speaking Skills (SS only)*
*Please note, Middle School competitors cannot use Tallo for uploads. Any digital upload requirements in Middle School events will be listed in the event guidelines, and will be submitted to a unique submission link.
Competing Is Easy. Here’s How:
1 Join Tallo (Powered by STEMPremier)
Go to www.tallo.com/hosa
Click the “Start Your Profile” button and create youraccount
Add HOSA to your profile
Once you are logged in, scroll down to the “Memberships, Extracurricular Activities, and Hobbies” section.
Click on the “+” button.
Click on the trophy icon to select the “Organization or Club” category.
Type and select HOSA under “What is the organization or club”.
Fill out the other questions and click “Save”.
2 Search for HOSA Competitive Event
Select “Opportunities” at the top of your screen when logged in.
If your state is using Tallo for SLC: In the “Organization Name” search box type in “HOSA”; wait for the list of pre-populated organizations to appear, and then select your state association from the drop-down box (Example HOSA-Future Health Professionals | California). Click the “Search” box.
To upload materials for ILC: In the “Organization Name” search box type in “HOSA”; wait for the list of pre-populated organizations to appear, and then select HOSA-Future Health Professionals |2021 ILC. Click the “Search” box.
Select your competitive event from the list that appears to the right. Make sure that you have selected the proper conference!
OR, from https://tallo.com/hosa/ , scroll down to “Find a HOSA event in your area” and select your state or 2021 ILC.
3 Submit Materials and Apply for Competitive Event
Once you have selected your Competitive Event, review the information about the submission deadline, requirements, and uploads required.
Follow the steps, check the appropriate boxes, and provide required information for your event.
Click “Apply Now” when ready to submit. Those who qualify will need to re-submit materials to ILC events, even if you submitted them to your state. ILC judges will not have access to state conference materials on Tallo. ONLY materials submitted to the 2021 ILC opportunity will be judged for ILC.
You have until the state deadline (contact state advisor) or ILC deadline (May 15, 2021) to change any content and re-upload your submissions. The material in Tallo as of May 15, 2021 is considered final for ILC.
4 To edit your submission
Click the profile picture on the top right of your screen in Tallo.
Click “My Opportunities” and select your event.
Follow the instructions for editing your submission.
5 How to Check the Status of Your Submission
Click on your profile picture in the top-right of the screen.
Click “My Opportunities” from the drop-down menu.
You should see any opportunities you have submitted. There is a status section that will show – “Submitted”, “In progress”, etc.
As long as the deadline has not passed, you should be able to edit this submission.