Technology Day

About

This event is held at Reaves Areana at the Georgia National Fair Grounds in Perry, Georgia on October 9, 2017. At Tech Day students have the opportunity to compete in various competitions to win Fair Award Ribbons and cash awards for themselves and their chapter. A GATSA rally helps get students pumped up and then compete in 11 uniquely GA TSA contests! In addition, attendees have the opportunity to purchase discounted, all-day ride passes to enjoy the fair. Competitions and the rally require separate registrations, due by September 13, 2017.

Schedule

  • 9:00 - 10:45 a.m. Registation/Event Check-in
  • 11:00 - 12:00 p.m. TSA Rally
  • 2:00 p.m. Ribbons Placed (No second session)
There will be no second session. At 2:00pm – Ribbons Placed on Top 10. They will be put on display for the remainder of the fair. All other entries must be picked up by the owner. Please do not remove entries until all ribbons have been placed. Any exhibit/entry left behind will be discarded. Event and Superior Chapter Winners will be announced during Leadercon'17 and then posted on the GA TSA Website

Registration

Rally Registration - GATSA EMS

Deadline: September 13, 2017
  • Rally Registration Fee: $20.00 each
  • GNF Rides Armbands: $20.00 armbands can be pre-purchased in advance through GA TSA's On-line Event Management System Registration for the rides and picked up on arrival.
  • Chapters MUST be registered for the Rally and paid the registration fee to compete.

Competition Registration - Georgia National Fair

Deadline: September 13, 2017 on Georgia National Fair's Website
  • Prior to registering, teachers/advisors/agents must obtain a password by contacting [email protected] Please include your school’s contact information (address, phone number, advisor’s/agent’s email address) in the email. Deadline to obtain password is two days before entry deadline. Note: It may take up to two business days to process password requests, so please do not wait until deadline day to make your request.
  • When you get to the online registration site, choose “Club” from the drop-down menu. Choose your club name and enter your password to proceed.
New on-site Check-in Requirements

Students registered for Individual events or events with less than three team members MUST be in attendance at the fair and sign in for their events in order to compete. NO ON-SITE SUBSTITUTIONS ARE ALLOWED. GNF Personnel will be verifying all entries at event check-in. Students not registered through the GNF event registration by the deadline will not be accepted on site.

For additional rally information, contact Steve Price, Georgia TSA Executive Director (678-551-0840 or [email protected])

Competitions

  • Pre-judged Competitions will be turned in at CORE or electronically submitted prior to midnight, September 13, 2017. These events will be judged during CORE (Chapter Officer Retreat for Excellence) and not at the Rally. None of those events will be accepted at the Rally.
  • On-site Competitions: will be judged on site with an interview or testing and will be turned in October 9, 2017 by 10:45 a.m.
  • TSA Events – See complete official contest and rules on the GNF's website - (Click on the TSA pdf file)
Pre-judged On-site
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Membership Recruitment MS Robotic Challenge H.S. “Full Pull”
Transportation Modeling Robotic Challenge M.S. “Tractor Pull”
Structural Design - The Chair