Begin to get excited for the 2017 WV TSA State Conference
What is the WV TSA State Conference?
The state conference is a gathering in which TSA students from all across the state meet at Cedar Lakes in Ripley, West Virginia in order to compete in events that range from Structural Engineering to Fashion Design. Projects are judged by STEM professionals who designate first, second, and third place awards to the most successful competitiors.
Special Events at the 2017 State Conference:
Students will have a new special event that will run for the duration of conference of an escape room you and your friends can sign up only once to tackle the dreaded cedra lakes escape room. The winning team with the fastest time, will recieve a check from the state TSA Assocation for the cost of one regsitration fee for nationals. Good luck teams can not be more than 6 people or less than 3 people, students do not have to be from one chapter and they must sign up for a time and arrive 10 minutes before asisgned times to participate. All team members must enter and if at any time the team "knocks" out they will be disqualified.
TSA Store Items
Official National Conference, WV State Delegation Pins will be on Sale in the TSA Store. Pins will be $3.00 each and only 300 pins will be available at states. Additional pins are being reserved for the mixer at nationals. Picture available when they arrive in February.
Official WV TSA Logo Wind Breaker Jackets, will also be on sale in the TSA Store. The cost of the windbreakers are 35.00 each.
Official Conference WV TSA Tshirts will be available on presale terms only. Advisors will be able to pre order these with your chapter regstration for confernece. There will be LIMITED extra 2017 conference TShirts so preordering is reccomended! Price determined by size. Ask your advisors for MORE details.
Despite the recent National TSA bylaw amendment, WV TSA still accepts traditional TSA attire in competition. Participants may either wear the blue shirt or the traditional white shirt/blue blazer/tie during the state conference (however the blue shirt is required at nationals). Be sure to have grey pants/skirt and black shoes. Males are expected to wear black socks as well. Don't forget that females do not wear the tie with the blue shirt and that a blazer is required with both the blue shirt and the white dress shirt for the chapter team competition. If you have any more concerns about official attire, please feel free to reference either the West Virginia or the National TSA bylaws.