The Technology Student Association (TSA) has an annual national conference that is the highlight of the school year for students. The TSA national conference is packed with competitive events and challenging activities that foster personal growth and leadership development. In 2010, TSA will celebrate its 32nd anniversary conference in Baltimore, Maryland, June 28 - July 2.
Among the many challenges are several that are design related such as animatronics, architectural modeling, computer-aided design, animation, desktop publishing, dragster design, electronic game design, engineering design, fashion design, film, video, scientific visualization, technical sketching, and transportation modeling (car design).
This year the MIDDLE SCHOOL events include:
Career Prep - Film editor
Lights, Camera, Action
TSA Cup: Marine Design - Design and construct a model propeller-driven offshore vee hull racing boat.
HIGH SCHOOL events include:
Manufacturing Prototype - Design and manufacture an educational board game
Snapshot of Innovation
Transportation Modeling - Design and produce a famous television or movie vehicle.
2010 National TSA Conference
June 28 - July 2, 2010 Baltimore, Maryland
Conference Theme: "TSA: Tomorrow's Leaders"
2011 National TSA Conference
June 21 - June 25th, 2011 Dallas, Texas
Conference Theme:"Snapshot of Innovation"
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