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Wisconsin HOSA Events Calendar

Important HOSA Dates 2018-2019
Date Event
Aug. 1, 2018 National HOSA Affiliation Opens
Sept. 15-18 Washington Leadership Academy in Washington, D.C.
Oct. 1 Fall Leadership Conference On-line Registration Opens (participants must be affiliated HOSA members)
Oct. 15 Fall Leadership Conference On-line Registration Closes
Oct. 26 HOPE Conference at Wintergreen Resort in Wisconsin Dells
Oct. 30 Fall Leadership Conference at UW-Stevens Point
Oct. 31 Fall Leadership Conference at UW-Whitewater (tentative)
Jan. 2, 2019 HOSA Regional Leadership Conference On-line Registration Opens (tentative)
Jan. 18 HOSA Regional Leadership Conference On-line Registration Closes (tentative)
Feb. 15-27 HOSA Regional Leadership Conferences (tentative - locations TBD)
Mar. 4 HOSA State Leadership Conference On-line Registration Opens
Mar. 22 HOSA State Leadership Conference On-line Registration Closes
Apr. 1-12 HOSA State Leadership Conference On-line Testing Window
Apr. 14-16 HOSA State Leadership Conference at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells
Jun. 19-22 HOSA International Leadership Conference at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, FL

Important HOSA Dates 2017-2018

Oct. 20, 2017 Fall Leadership Conference Registration Due
Oct. 15, 2017 Membership Dues Paid to National HOSA to Become a HOSA 100 Chapter
Nov. 7, 2017 HOSA Fall Leadership Conference at Dreyfus University Center, UW-Stevens Point
Nov. 8, 2017 HOSA Fall Leadership Conference at Olympia Resort, Oconomowoc
Dec. 1, 2017 First Semester Affiliations and Membership Dues Paid
Jan 1, 2018 Number of affiliated student members determines number of State Leadership Conference event entries (see competitive events policy)
Jan. 5, 2018 State Leadership Conference (SLC) On-line Registration Opens
Feb. 1, 2018 Final Chapter Affiliations of All Members Due
Feb. 5, 2018 State Leadership Conference (SLC) On-line Registration Closes (at midnight)
Feb. 10, 2018 SLC On-line Registration Closes
Feb. 15, 2018 State Officer Candidate Applications due at State Office
Feb. 15, 2018 Local Test Proctors Registered via HOSA National Website
Feb. 20, 2018 Advisor SLC Event Manager Preference sent to State Advisor
Feb. 22, 2018 HOSA Advisor Meeting - 8:00 pm at Comfort Inn and Suites Airport in Madison
Feb. 23, 2018 WI HOPE Conference at Comfort Inn and Suites Airport in Madison
Feb. 23, 2018 Chapter Membership Dues Paid to National HOSA
(everyone must be shown as paid via HOSA National Office records)
Feb. 26 - Mar. 9, 2018 HOSA SLC On-line Competitive Events Testing Window 
Mar. 8, 2018 SLC Hotel Reservations Form Due at Chula Vista Resort
Mar. 15, 2018
  • Recognition Event Materials Due at State Office
  • SLC Code of Conduct Forms Due at State Office
  • Final Day to Submit Recognition Event Service Hours via STEM Premier Website (for SLC recognition)
  • Local and National Community Service Projects Form and Pictures Due to State Projects Coordinator
  • Nominations for Participants in Pharmacy Science Pilot Event Due at State Office
  • Event Manager Assignments Confirmed by State Advisor
Mar. 17, 2018 Chapter Advisors notified of Competitors Advancing to Round 2 at SLC
Mar. 30, 2018 SLC Registration Payment Due at State Office
Apr. 15-17, 2018 HOSA State Leadership Conference at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells
Apr. 30, 2018 Confirmed List of International Leadership Conference (ILC) Competitors Due at State Office
May 10, 2018 ILC Competitive Event Materials Due at State Office
May 15, 2018 Final Day to Submit Recognition Event Service Hours via STEM Premier Website (for ILC recognition)
May 26, 2018 ILC Registration Payment Due to Wisconsin HOSA State Office
Jun. 10-13, 2018 State Officer Training at Edgewood College, Madison 
(required for Wisconsin HOSA Executive Council)
Jun. 27-30, 2018 HOSA International Leadership Conference in Dallas, TX

Wisconsin Health Science Events - see CTE Calendar

National HOSA Week

November 4-10, 2018
(Or another week designated by local HOSA chapter)

  • HOSA Week Ideas
  • Be sure to see National HOSA's website for the latest information on this competitive event. In order to earn a HOSA Week certificate, the chapter must conduct at least one activity in each of the three goal areas during HOSA Week. A chapter may choose another week for local HOSA Week activities. Certificate of Recognition winners in attendance at the National Leadership Conference will be recognized during the Recognition Session at the National Leadership Conference.

HOSA week activities are designed to:

  • Provide school or community service,
    • Volunteer hours in the school or community that provide a service.
  • Promote opportunities in health care, and
    • Activities that promote career opportunities in health care, such as a career fair, healthcare speakers, talking to community/school groups about health careers, posters promoting health careers and HOSA, etc.
  • Show appreciation to the health care community.
    • An appreciation activity sponsored by the HOSA chapter that shows gratitude to members of the local healthcare community. Activities can include thank you notes, an appreciation function, the partnership appreciation model in these guidelines, etc.
For questions about this information, contact Erik Sitts (608) 267-2280