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The following competitive events require competitors to upload digital materials to Tallo uploads by May 15th for ILC 2023. Competitors should check at the local level to determine what events require a digital upload through Tallo for any regional and state/chartered association conferences.

  1. Clinical Specialty

  2. Community Awareness

  3. Emotional Well-Being Challenge* (due April 1st)

  4. Health Career Display (SS & PSC only)*

  5. Health Career Photography

  6. Health Education (SS & PSC only)*

  7. HOSA Happenings (SS & PSC only)*^

  8. Interviewing Skills

  9. Job Seeking Skills

  10. Medical Innovation

  11. Mental Health Promotion

  12. MRC Partnership

  13. Public Service Announcement

  14. Researched Persuasive Writing and Speaking

  15. Research Poster

* = Please note, Middle School competitors are not able to use Tallo for uploads. Any digital upload requirements for Middle School events will be done by May 15th using a unique submission link posted in the event guidelines. These events include Emotional Well-Being Challenge (due April 1st), Exploring Medical Innovation, Health Career Display, Health Education, and HOSA Happenings (optional for state level). 

^for State/Association uploads only; NOT required for ILC.

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 embedded images. For instructions on how to do this, please visit:


Reminder: Tallo is open for ILC submissions April 15th – May 15th. ILC uses pre-judging in several events, so be sure to upload your required ILC content by the May 15th deadline! Check your guidelines for more information.

Competing Is Easy. Here’s How:

1     Join Tallo (Powered by STEM Premier)

    • Go to

    • Click the “Start Your Profile” button and create your account

    • 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 the HOSA Competitive Event

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

    • If your state/chartered association 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/chartered association from the drop-down box (Example HOSA-Future Health Professionals | California). Click the “Search” box.

    • OR, from , scroll down to “Find a HOSA event in your area” and select your state/association.

    • 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 |2022 ILC. Click the “Search” box.

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

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 2022 ILC opportunity will be judged for ILC.

    • You have until the state/chartered association deadline (contact state advisor) or ILC deadline (May 15th) to change any content and re-upload your submissions. The material in Tallo as of May 15, 2022 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 will be able to edit this submission

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