State Leadership Conference

2024 State Leadership Conference (SLC)

Date: April 3-6, 2024 (Please note there will be competitive events starting on Wed, April 3rd)

Location: Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons/Koury Convention Center

Registration Deadline: February 15, 2024 - All affiliation fees, FLC fees, and RLC fees must be paid
in full to register and compete at SLC

Registration Fee: $80 per participant (t-shirt included)

*Middle school division students may compete at SLC regardless of finish in regional competition

TENTATIVE agenda - please note, the competitive events schedule will not be released until the week prior to the conference

REQUIRED DIGITAL UPLOADS for Competitive Events through the HOSA system-Deadline: February 22, 2024
**Tallo is no longer being used by National HOSA or NC HOSA


2024 SLC Competitive Event Information

SLC competitive event lists are now posted. Please note all competitive events under the guidelines section on will be offered EXCEPT Parliamentary Procedure and MRC Partnership.

Students are only allowed to compete in one (1) competitive event at all levels of competition. They may compete in unlimited recognition events including the ATC tests ($10 each) and Healthcare Issues Exam.

2024 SLC Event List Middle School

2024 SLC Event List Secondary/PS/C - effective 12/5/23

2023-2024 RLC to SLC Form


SLC 2024 - Event Eligibility and Accommodation Request

Event Eligibility Form for Personal Care, Interviewing Skills, Life Support Skills, and Speaking Skills - this form must be completed and uploaded to the Event Eligibility Form Submission Link below by February 22, 2024. If this form is not uploaded by the deadline then the competitor will not be eligible for this event. If the competitor also needs accommodations then the Accommodation Request Form will also need to be submitted.

Event Accommodation Request Form - for any event where a student needs reasonable accommodations at SLC. Advisors must submit a completed Event Accommodations Request Form to the link below by February 22, 2024 to request accommodations for SLC. If you have questions about HOSA's policies on accommodations please follow this link. In order to have event accommodations at ILC then the accommodation must be provided at SLC.

Event Accommodation Request Form Submission Link

Event Eligibility Form Submission Link


SLC 2024 - Hotel Information

Pay close attention as the process is different this year


Room Rate: (tax rate currently 12.75% but subject to change without notice)

Standard King or 2 Doubles: $162 per night plus tax

One Bedroom Family Suite: $225 per night plus tax (standard room with a small separate sitting area - may have pull down murphy bed) limited quantity available

Executive Parlor: $375 per night plus tax (you must also reserve the connected standard king room and the connected 2 Doubles room) Parlors will be listed on their own line - limited quantity available

Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons
3121 West Gate City Blvd
Greensboro, NC 27407

All conference attendees are REQUIRED to stay at the conference hotel regardless of distance from home


Hotel Reservations:

Hotel Reservation Process Information

Hotel Reservation Excel Form

Hotel Reservation Submission Link *NOW OPEN*

All reservations will be made using an online link. This link will open on Monday, February 12, 2024.

There will be no changes accepted until Monday, February 26, 2024.

The deadline for hotel reservations is Tuesday, March 12, 2024. This is a hard deadline. You must have your hotel reservations made by this date.

Last day to make changes is March 25, 2024. There will be NO CHANGES/CANCELLATIONS after this date.


SLC 2024 - State Officer Candidate Information

2024 State Officer Candidate Application

Application opens: December 20, 2023 **NOW OPEN**

Application deadline: February 22, 2024

Deadline for teacher/advisor recommendation forms: February 22, 2024

Important: Candidate interviews and testing will be held on Wed, April 3rd at SLC starting at 12:00 noon. Exact schedule will be shared after application closes.

Candidates should have 3 teachers, one of which must be the lead HOSA advisor, to complete the recommendation form below by February 22, 2024.

2024 State Officer Application Information Packet

Nomination Form
Liability Form
President Elect Form (optional)

2024 State Officer Application Submission Link

2024 State Officer Teacher/Advisor Recommendation Form

SLC Conference Assistants

High School students interested in serving as a conference assistant at SLC should, with their advisor's approval, complete the SLC Conference Assistant application. Your advisor must also select the conference assistant option when they register you for SLC in order to be considered.

2024 SLC Conference Assistant Application

SLC 2024 - Voting Delegate Information

The number of voting delegates per chapter is based on the total chapter membership. Please identify your voting delegates during registration by choosing the voting delegate option.

Voting Delegates                        Total Chapter Membership

1                                 per                    5-25
2                                per                   26-50
3                                per                   51-75
4                                per                 76-100
5                                per               101-125
6                                per               126-150
7                                per                     151+

2024 SLC Blood Drive Recognitions

American Red Cross -  Advisors should complete this form if you hosted blood drives through the American Red Cross - Deadline for submission is March 14, 2024

Blood Connection - No action is needed. The Blood Connection will gather information from their database and reports.

If you use a different blood services provider, we are happy to have them recognize chapters as well. Please have them contact Jennifer Epperson, NC HOSA Executive Director, via email at

SLC 2024 - Barbara James Service Award

The cutoff date for Barbara James Service Award hours is February 22, 2024. Hours completed from June 1, 2023 through February 22, 2024 that are documented and APPROVED by the chapter advisor in the HOSA online activity tracking system by midnight on this date will be counted. The levels of recognition for SLC are below.

**Please understand these amounts are NOT the same as what is required for recognition at ILC. The ILC requirements are located in the event guidelines.

2024 SLC Recognition Levels 

Bronze Level: 67.0 - 116.9 approved hours

Silver Level: 117.0 - 166.9 approved hours

Gold Level: 167.0 + approved hours

SLC 2024 - NC HOSA Awards

NC HOSA annually recognizes those individuals or groups who have made outstanding contributions to North Carolina HOSA. Chapters should submit a completed nomination form to NC HOSA prior to the conference upload deadline of February 22, 2024. If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Epperson at or 336-756-7776.

Honorary Life Member - Given to an individual who has made a long-term contribution to NC HOSA, and who is deserving of a high honor.

VIP Award - Given to a person in an educational administration position who has demonstrated outstanding support of NC HOSA, i.e. CTE Directors, Superintendents, Principals, Legislators, Mayors, etc.

Partnership Award - Given to a person or organization outside of NC HOSA, based on their contribution to NC HOSA in strengthening the partnership of supporting our future health professionals, i.e. hospitals, health agencies, healthcare organizations, businesses, local and state agencies, etc.

Merit Award - Given to a person within the HOSA organization or working with the organization who deserves recognition for his/her special efforts, i.e. advisors, retired advisors, alumni, national officers, parents, spouses, etc.


Link for NC HOSA Awards Nomination Form

SLC 2024 - National Anthem Singer


Each year NC HOSA invites a student(s) to sing the National Anthem during opening ceremonies. Interested students may submit an audition video using the link below. The deadline to submit is February 22, 2024.

National Anthem Singer Audition Link


SLC 2024 - Design Contest


Students are invited to submit designs for the NC Pin and Tshirt to be used at ILC. Designs need to be very creative and not include dates. NC wants to have the most desired pin at ILC this year. Submission deadline is February 22, 2024. Design finalists will be voted on during the business session at SLC 2024.

2024 NC HOSA Trading Pin Design Contest Submission Link

2024 NC HOSA T-shirt Design Contest Submission Link



SLC 2024 - Prevent Blindness

The link for information on Prevent Blindness awards is below. Please review the information carefully. Completed forms should be submitted directly to Lynn Patterson with Prevent Blindness at by March 1, 2024.

Prevent Blindness Awards Information


SLC 2024 - NMDP (Formerly Be the Match) HOSA Service Project

Deadline for submission is February 22, 2024

If your chapter has raised money and/or clocked service hours towards our National Service Project, "NMDP", be sure to have those hours/money logged in the HOSA Activity Tracking System and approved by February 22, 2024. Remember this is a chapter award so money/hours need to be logged under one chapter member, does not matter which one as only the chapter name will be called. To submit contributions to "NMDP" please utilize the links below.

NMSP Contribution Form

NMDP Resources/Info

SLC 2024 - NC HOSA Board of Directors Election

Per NC HOSA Policy and Procedure, the election of the NC HOSA Board of Directors occurs during the annual State Leadership Conference. The positions that are rotating off and are available for election for the 2024-2026 term are:

  • Western Region Advisor
  • Southwest Region Advisor
  • Sandhills Region Advisor
  • Southeast Region Advisor
  • Postsecondary/Collegiate Advisor
  • Industry Representative (2)
  • Alumni Representative (1)

If you are interested in serving on the NC HOSA Board of Directors please review the NC HOSA, Inc. Bylaws and the NC HOSA Policy and Procedure: National & State Organizational Structure (found on the NC HOSA website under Handbook Section B) for information about board member qualifications and expectations.

To apply, please follow the link below to complete an application. You will also need to be prepared to upload your resume as part of the application process. If you have any questions about the NC HOSA Board of Directors please contact Board Chair, Mike Donadio, or Executive Director, Jennifer Epperson, Voting for the advisor positions will take place at the NC HOSA State Leadership Conference. Industry and Alumni positions will be voted on by the NC HOSA Board of Directors. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2024.

Application Link for the 2024-2026 NC HOSA Board of Directors

Future NC HOSA State Leadership Conferences

2025: March 26-29, Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons

2026: March 25-28, Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons

2027: March 17-20, Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons

2028: March 29 - April 1, Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons