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2020 State High School Conference


Please note – as a result of mandatory, statewide blackout dates for field trips due to PARCC testing, the High School Conference will be held on a Saturday to ensure participation by a large percentage of chapters.

The annual NJ TSA High School State Conference is held every spring at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). High school students from around the state compete in over 30 competitive events and the winners qualify to compete against students from all over the country at the National TSA Conference, held in a different location each year.

Click Here for the 2020 NJ TSA High School Supplement – Describes the NJ modifications to the National TSA Competitive Event Guidelines

Conference Information:

Approved purchase orders or full payment must be received two weeks prior to the conference.

More information TBA as the conference approaches. Check website for updates.

Approximate Times:

  • Check-in/Breakfast 8:30-9:30am
  • Event Sessions begin at different times throughout the day. Please refer to the conference program once it is published. Check-in for many events is 9:30am and beginning promptly after.
  • Lunch in Eickhoff will be open during staggered times throughout the day to accommodate the large number of participants.
  • Awards Ceremony is tentatively scheduled for 3:30-4:30pm
  • Departure and project pick up 4:30-5:00pm

Accommodations for Events: It is the intent of NJ TSA that all students be provided fair and equal access to the events offered by our organization. Facilities used for conferences and events are wheelchair accessible. Students with disabilities are covered by the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) which provides for an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which provides for a Service Agreement and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Specific accommodations mandated by a student’s IEP or Service Agreement that would not change the essential nature of the event will be allowable in middle and high school competitions. These accommodations may include, but are not limited to, the use of readers, enlarged print, communication devices, change of location for test taking, clarification of instructions, additional time for completion of event or any other applicable accommodation specified in the student’s IEP or Service Agreement. Students requesting accommodations should email NJ TSA at The NJ TSA Executive Board will review all requests.

It is our goal to include all students who are interested in TSA regardless of their ability. Should you have any questions or concerns, please email us at tsa@tcnj.eduFacilities: Facilities used for conferences and events are wheelchair accessible. Any chapter advisor who registers participants with special accessibility needs should email Please send any other special requests to and we will do our best to accommodate your students’ needs.