Dress Code

Chapter and state advisors, parents and chaperones are responsible for seeing that all TSA student members wear Competition Attire, General Session Attire, and Casual Attire as occasions may require.

Purchase all of your official TSA attire, including pins, patches, and ties. They also have casual apparel and non-apparel products that can be imprinted with your school or state logo!

Link to the National TSA Store on-line


Competition Attire, General Session Attire, and Casual Attire are considered appropriate dress for related conference activities and public appearances. Competition Attire, General Session Attire, and Casual Attire are considered appropriate dress for related conference activities and public appearances. Since adults (advisors, parents, Alumni and guests) serve as role models at TSA conferences and activities, they are expected to dress appropriately for all related occasions they attend.  Please note – all guests, including children, who attend the national TSA conference must comply with the TSA dress code. No flip-flops, halter tops, tank tops, or shorts are permitted for anyone at the general sessions.

During general sessions, student members must wear Competition Attire, with Blazer and Tie, if applicable.  Adults are expected to dress appropriately. TSA contestants must refer to the National TSA Conference Competitive Events Guide for specific attire requirements for individual events. Competition Attire, General Session Attire, and Casual Attire must be worn at all times when in the lobby, pre-function and competitive event areas.  Adults must dress appropriately.

Headsets should not be worn by students, alumni, or advisors while in Competition or General Session Attire in conference areas such as competitive events, general sessions, and hotel lobbies.

TSA contestants must refer to the TSA curricular resource guides for specific attire required for each competition and in the Competitive Events Attire section in the general rules.


 

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COMPETITION ATTIRE (most formal)
  • Blazer: navy blue with official TSA patch sewn on properly
  • Tie: scarlet red imprinted with official TSA logo (males only)
  • Shirt/Blouse: official TSA shirt, royal blue
  • Pants or skirt: gray
  • Socks: black or dark blue (males only)
  • Shoes: black dress shoes (unacceptable: athletic shoes, army boots combat, or work boots)
  • Sandals: females only may wear black open-toe shoes or sandals

GENERAL SESSION ATTIRE (less formal)

  • Shirt or blouse: button up shirt with a turned down collar or a polo/golf shirt; however, the official TSA shirt (royal blue) is preferred.
  • Dress skirt or pants (unacceptable: jeans, baggy pants, exterior pocket pants, shorts)
  • Socks: black or dark blue (males only)
  • Shoes: dress shoes or dress boots (unacceptable: athletic shoes, combat, or work boots); females only may wear black open-toe shoes or sandals
CASUAL ATTIRE (least formal)
  • Same as General Session Attire, OR appropriate t-shirt, shorts, and jeans.

 

Download a Official Conference Attire Guidelines Poster (full-size 22″x 28″.pdf) for your classroom, or re-size to print for reference: HERE.

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