Preparing for Competitive Events

Choosing an Event

A comprehensive list of all HOSA Events and their guidelines

A video summary to explore all HOSA events

A flow chart that asks students questions to help them determine the best competitive event for them

Preparing and Studying

A list of all the books and online resources used for each event

A list of Quizlet links for each Competitive Event

A summary chart showing the components of each event

Members can participate in two events at the State Leadership Conference, and the events must be in two separate sections. This document outlines all events and which sections they are in.

Competitive Events updates that apply to all National HOSA Members

Online Submissions

Events that use HATS:

HOSA Activity Tracking System

  • Barbara James Service Award

  • HOSA Service Project

The HOSA Activity Tracking System allows students to report service hours and their local advisor to approve the hours. 

Events that use HATS:


Through Tallo, HOSA members will have the opportunity to apply for scholarships and internship opportunities, submit their original work for competitive events, and earn badges for recognition and accomplishments. 

Events that use Tallo:

Feb 1, 2022

May 15, 2022

SLC Deadline

ILC Deadline

  • Medical Innovation

  • MRC Partnership

  • Organizational Leadership

  • Parliamentary Procedure

  • Personal Care

  • Pin Design Contest 

  • Public Service Announcement

  • Research Poster

  • Researched Persuasive Writing and Speaking

  • Speaking Skills 

  • Clinical Specialty

  • Community Awareness

  • Health Career Display 

  • Health Career Photography

  • Health Education 

  • Healthy Lifestyle 

  • HOSA Happenings 

  • Interviewing Skills

  • Job Seeking Skills

  • Life Support Skills

Online Submission