Important Competitive Event and Special Opportunity Information

Important Competitive Event and Special Opportunity Information

Be Prepared and Ready to Succeed for Competitive Events, the Anatomage Team Tournament, the Body Interact Virtual Patient Challenge, and the National Geographic Learning MindTap Simulation Center. We hope these tips and reminders will help you make the most out of your experience at the 2021 VILC.

Review Competitive Event Modifications!  The Competitive Event Modifications explain how each event is being conducted in the virtual setting.

Be sure you know when your event is taking place! The Competitive Event Schedule lists the time block you should have reserved in your calendar! Your individual appointment time will occur during the designated time block.

Double-check your Competition Appointment!  Appointment times will be posted in Competitive Event Headquarters on the virtual conference platform, Communique on Tuesday, June 22 at Noon (EST) Appointment times will NOT be emailed to competitors! Competitors are responsible for finding this information on Communique.

Are you ready for Zoom? Any events with a presentation, or speech, or interview with judges are taking place LIVE over Zoom! Be sure you have downloaded the latest version of Zoom to your computer.

Online Testing – All competitors have a unique login and password for EACH test. On June 9, competitors were emailed their login and password information.  If you have not received an email, please contact your local or state advisor for the login information. Competitors are responsible for their own testing information. Each online test will be open for a 4-hour window as listed on the CE Schedule. Academic Testing Center (ATC) tests are available beginning on Wednesday, June 23 until Friday, June 25 at Noon. Competitors are responsible for ensuring they have their testing login information and for reviewing the testing instructions

Don’t Be Late! No late testers or competitors will be accommodated – if you miss your testing window, you cannot test late. If you miss your event on Zoom with judges, you cannot be rescheduled. Competitors are responsible to know the CE Schedule and their individual appointment time (posted in Communique starting on Tuesday, June 22).

Anatomage Team Tournament instructions for how to choose your competition time were emailed on June 4. Follow the instructions to select the best time for your team to participate in the Qualifying Round competition on June 23. More information.

Body Interact Virtual Patient Challenge On June 9, teams were emailed a unique login and password to access the Body Interact Platform.  If you did not receive this email, contact your state advisor for the login information.  Teams have 24 hours between June 22 at Noon, and June 23 at Noon to login in and to complete the Preliminary Round Case.  View Instructions.

National Geographic Learning MindTap Simulation Center will be open to all VILC Delegates with the opportunity to complete simulations and earn a $1,000 scholarship. Login information will be emailed to each delegate the week of June 14. More information. 

And finally, please remember HOSA TIME is EASTERN TIME ZONE. All events as part of the VILC are listed in Eastern Time Zone!