STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Planning is underway for the Missouri HOSA 2022 State Leadership Conference scheduled for March 28-29, 2022 in Rolla, Missouri. Due to the COVID pandemic and continued need for safety of participants, this year’s Conference will be like no other before! The onsite event will now be held at Rolla High School, rather than Missouri S&T, as in years’ past.
The Missouri HOSA State Leadership Conference (SLC) Qualifier is a new virtual event that will allow most competitors to complete Round 1 at their Local Chapter. This event is mandatory for all competitors, even if Round 1 is non-applicable. Registration for the SLC Qualifier will open on Friday, December 17, 2021 and will close on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at midnight. The Registration Fee for this event is $25.00 and will include online access to the virtual options during the live onsite event; a State Leadership Conference T-Shirt; and a State Leadership Conference Lapel Pin. Registration fees must be paid to Missouri HOSA, ATTN: Shelly Wehmeyer, 5th Floor, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102. In order to register, a chapter must be in good standing and all members must be affiliated. Local Chapter Advisors will NOT need to register for the SLC Qualifier.
Online testing for the SLC Qualifier will be held on February 7-10, 2022. More information will be released soon regarding Proctor Instructions and confirmation. The Tallo Deadline for all Round 1 events will be Friday, February 4, 2022 by midnight. Round 1 results will be shared on February 15, 2022.
Registration for the onsite Missouri HOSA 2022 State Leadership Conference will open on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 and will close on Friday, February 25, 2022 at midnight. The Registration Fee for this event is $40.00 and will include two meals onsite. Registration fees must be paid to Missouri HOSA, ATTN: Shelly Wehmeyer, 5th Floor, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102. In order to register, participants will need to have met qualifications noted in the Missouri HOSA 2022 State Leadership Conference Event Agenda. At least one (1) Local Chapter Advisor must be registered for the Missouri HOSA 2022 State Leadership Conference.
All registered participants attending the Missouri HOSA 2022 State Leadership Conference will need a Medical Liability Release and Code of Conduct form on file at their local chapter, along with the Missouri HOSA COVID-19 Liability Release Waiver. In order to assure everyone completes these forms, please require all HOSA local chapter members to submit these forms to you with affiliation.
The Missouri HOSA Chapter Assurance Form is due by March 1, 2022. This form is the only document needed at our office. Please send this form to Amelia Comfort at [email protected]. She may be reached at 573-751-3872.
Tallo will be utilized at the Missouri HOSA 2022 State Leadership Conference Qualifier for the following Competitive Events:
- Used for project content in Community Awareness, Health Career Display (Secondary Only), Health Career Photography, Health Education, Healthy Lifestyle, Job Seeking Skills, Medical Innovation, MRC Partnership, Public Service Announcement, Researched Persuasive Writing and Speaking, and Research Poster.
- Used for Student Eligibility Forms in Interviewing Skills, Life Support Skills, Personal Care and Speaking Skills.
The Tallo SLC Qualifier deadline is Friday, February 4, 2022 by midnight. The International Leadership Conference deadline is May 15, 2022. This means that changes can be made after the State Leadership Conference if a student qualifies to compete and Tallo may be utilized for additional information and competitive events. For more information on Tallo, please visit https://hosa.org/competitive-events-and-tallo/.
Special Talent Request
Special Talent Request
You probably have HOSA members with special talents in your Chapter and Missouri HOSA is searching for them!
Missouri HOSA is recruiting singers and performers for the Opening General Session of the State Leadership Conference on March 28-29, 2022. Missouri HOSA is looking for talented singers and performers to participate by singing either the National Anthem or another patriotic or inspirational song of choice. If you are interested, please send a YouTube link to Missouri HOSA. The deadline for entries is February 15, 2022. If selected, the performer will sing/perform at the Opening General Session at the Missouri HOSA 2022 State Leadership Conference. You may email a link or questions to Shelly Wehmeyer, Missouri HOSA State Advisor, at [email protected]. In the subject line, please write “MISSOURI HOSA 2022 SLC SPECIAL TALENT” and then attach the YouTube link within the email. Please record both songs (National Anthem and Patriotic/Inspirational song of choice) if you wish to be considered for either opportunity. Be sure the HOSA member includes: full name, school, local chapter advisor name, address and phone number.