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Wisconsin HOSA Events Calendar

Important HOSA Dates 2017-2018

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

Wisconsin Health Science Events - see CTE Calendar

National HOSA Week

November 6-12, 2016
(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