This event is held at Reaves Arena at the Georgia National Fair Grounds in Perry, Georgia on October 9, 2023. 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, via EMS as well as the GNF Website, due by September 6, 2023
Deadline: Sept 6, 2023
9:00 - 10:45 a.m. Registration/Event Check-in
11:00 - 12:00 p.m. TSA Rally
Rally Registration Fee: Students/Advisors/ Chaperones or Parents - $30.00 each (required) paid in advance to GA TSA. The fair will have a registration count per school at the gate. Additional, non-registered individuals will have to pay at the gate to enter.
Approximately 3:00 PM Ribbons Placed identifying Top 10 winners for each event. (Do not remove entries before Top 10 are identified. Any Top 10 entry removed will be disqualified)All Top 10 winners will be put on display for the remainder of the fair. All other entries must be
picked up by the owner after 3:00pm or after Top 10 are identified. 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 Fall Leadership Conference '23 and then posted on the GA TSA Website.
GNF Rides Armbands: $25.00 (Optional, additional cost) 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 in Reeves Arena registration check in area.
Chapters MUST be registered for the Rally and paid the registration fee to compete.
Competition Registration - Georgia National Fair
Deadline: September 6, 2023
GA TSA EMS Registration
Deadline: September 6, 2023
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 September 1st, 2023. 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.
GA National Fair ONLINE REGISTRATION. You will still log in as your “club”, but all contests will be entered in the Chapter/Club name. PLEASE READ THE REGISTRATION DIRECTIONS ON THE Youth & Education Exhibits page.When you add the exhibitor, you will enter the SCHOOL NAME in the first name field and TSA in the last name field. You will add all entries under this one exhibitor name.
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.
A Gate Pass form for each chapter will be required at the Entry Gate. It will be generated and emailed to all registered chapters prior to the event.
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])
Pre-judged Competitions will be turned in at CORE or electronically submitted prior to midnight, September 6, 2023. 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.
Fairground On-site Competitions: will be judged on site with an interview or testing and will be turned in October 9, 2023 by 10:45 a.m.
All winners checks of $20 or more will be made out to the Chapter Name and the advisor/agent will be responsible for distributing funds to participants. Participant names must be entered in the Student Name field for each entry to be able to track premium awards.
TSA Events – See complete official contest and rules on the GNF's website – Tech Day TSA Rules and Rally Information (Coming Soon)
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