Competitive Events and Tallo

Tallo / HOSA Landing Page

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2020-2021

The following competitive events require competitors to upload digital materials to Tallo uploads for ILC 2021. Competitors should check at the local level to determine what events require a digital upload through Tallo for any regional and state conferences. 
  1. Clinical Specialty
  2. Community Awareness
  3. Health Career Display (SS & PSC only)* 
  4. Health Career Photography
  5. Health Education (SS & PSC only)*
  6. Healthy Lifestyle (SS & PSC only)*
  7. Interviewing Skills
  8. Job Seeking Skills
  9. Life Support Skills
  10. Medical Innovation
  11. MRC Partnership
  12. Organizational Leadership
  13. Personal Care
  14. Public Service Announcement
  15. Research Poster
  16. Researched Persuasive Writing and Speaking
  17. Speaking Skills (SS only)*

*Please note, Middle School competitors cannot use Tallo for uploads. Any digital upload requirements in Middle School events will be listed in the event guidelines, and will be submitted to a unique submission link.

HOSA Members must have a Tallo account, and submit the required materials per the event guidelines by May 15, 2021 for ILC. Please note there is a file size limit for submissions on Tallo.  To avoid an upload error, please be sure to save your PDF as a compressed file or reduce the size of your embeded images. For instructions on how to do this, please visit: http://www.hosa.org/filesize

Competing Is Easy. Here’s How:

1             Join Tallo (Powered by STEMPremier)

  • Go to www.tallo.com/hosa

  • Click the “Start Your Profile” button and create youraccount

  • Add HOSA to your profile

  • Once you are logged in, scroll down to the "Memberships, Extracurricular Activities, and Hobbies" section.

  • Click on the "+" button.

  • Click on the trophy icon to select the "Organization or Club" category.

  • Type and select HOSA under "What is the organization or club".

  • Fill out the other questions and click "Save".

 

2             Search for HOSA Competitive Event

  • Select “Opportunities” at the top of your screen when logged in.

  • If your state is using Tallo for SLC: In the “Organization Name” search box type in “HOSA”; wait for the list of pre-populated organizations to appear, and then select your state association from the drop-down box (Example HOSA-Future Health Professionals | California). Click the “Search” box.

  • To upload materials for ILC: In the “Organization Name” search box type in “HOSA”; wait for the list of pre-populated organizations to appear, and then select HOSA-Future Health Professionals |2021 ILC. Click the “Search” box.

  • Select your competitive event from the list that appears to the right. Make sure that you have selected the proper conference!

  • OR, from https://tallo.com/hosa/ , scroll down to “Find a HOSA event in your area” and select your state or 2021 ILC.

 

3             Submit Materials and Apply for Competitive Event

 

  • Once you have selected your Competitive Event, review the information about the submission deadline, requirements, and uploads required.

  • Follow the steps, check the appropriate boxes, and provide required information for your event.

  • Click “Apply Now” when ready to submit.  Those who qualify will need to re-submit materials to ILC events, even if you submitted them to your state.  ILC judges will not have access to state conference materials on Tallo.  ONLY materials submitted to the 2021 ILC opportunity will be judged for ILC.

  • You have until the state deadline (contact state advisor) or ILC deadline (May 15, 2021) to change any content and re-upload your submissions. The material in Tallo as of May 15, 2021 is considered final for ILC.

4           To edit your submission

  • Click the profile picture on the top right of your screen in Tallo.

  • Click “My Opportunities” and select your event.

  • Follow  the  instructions for editing your submission.

 

5          How to Check the Status of Your Submission

  • Click on your profile picture in the top-right of the screen.

  • Click “My Opportunities” from the drop-down menu.

  • You should see any opportunities you have submitted. There is a status section that will show – “Submitted”, “In progress”, etc.

  • As long as the deadline has not passed, you should be able to edit this submission.

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