Competitions

NASSP 2020-2021TSA High School Competitions iconTSA offers 39 high school competitions. The eligibility chart below provides the eligibility requirements for each competition and is applicable to the national TSA conference. (State delegations may choose to alter their events for local conferences. Click on your state to preview the requirements pertaining to your regional and/or state conferences.) 

TSA HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITIONS ELIGIBILITY CHART

Each participant/team shall submit only one [1] entry for the following competitive events.

TSA High School Competitions | Career Categories

Click on a category below to view a list of TSA high school competitions and their summary descriptions in that category:

Children's Stories

Participants create an illustrated children's story of high artistic, instructional, and social value. The narrative may be written in prose or poetry and take the form of a fable, adventure story, or other structure. The physical story book should be of high quality and designed to reflect the theme for the year. The story must have a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) focus.

Debating Technological Issues

Participants work together to prepare for a debate against a team from another chapter. The teams will be instructed to take either the pro or con side of a selected subtopic.

Essays on Technology

Participants write a research-based essay (using two or more sources provided onsite) that makes insightful connections about a current technological topic.

Promotional Design

Participants use computerized graphic communications layout and design skills in the production of a promotional resource for TSA.