Official Dress Codes
Region 5
Region Conference Dress Code is B for all events.

PA-TSA
PA-TSA State Conference varies by event.

The Dress Code for each event will be assigned by the Conference Director for the State Conference. The PA-TSA Dress Code is as follows for TSA activities at the State Conferences:

Category A – Official Dress
Blazer: navy blue with official TSA patch
Ties: scarlet red imprinted with official TSA logo (for males and females)
Shirt or Blouse: white, button-up with turn-down collar or official blue TSA dress shirt
Pants or Skirt: light gray
Socks: black or dark blue (males)
Shoes: black dress shoes (unacceptable: athletic shoes, army boots, combat boots or work boots)
Sandals: females only may wear black, open-toe shoes or sandals
Category B – Professional TSA Attire
Shirt: button-up with turn-down collar (unacceptable: t-shirt, polo or golf shirt)
Ties: required for males and optional for females
Pants or Skirt: dress pants (unacceptable: jeans, baggy pants, exterior pockets pants); skirts must be even with or longer than the tips of one’s fingers (females only)
Socks: black or dark blue
Shoes: dress shoes or dress boots (unacceptable: athletic shoes, combat boots or work boots)
Sandals: females only may wear open-toe shoes or sandals
Category C – Business Casual TSA Attire
Shirt: TSA t-shirt or collared shirt
Pants: dress slacks, skirt or dress jeans (unacceptable: shorts)
Shoes: best possible
Category D – Casual Personal Time
Casual Dress Permitted
Shoes: sneakers or some type of shoe
Unacceptable: tank tops or “poor taste” t-shirts

Items Never Permitted (this is an extension of the school day — school code is in effect): Hats (any type), clothing depicting weapons, any tobacco products or controlled substances (alcohol or drugs) of any type. Included in the list of not permitted are any clothing that would be deemed inappropriate for school.

 

The National Conference will follow the dress code established in THE OFFICIAL TSA COMPETITIVE EVENTS GUIDE.
National Dress Code:

COMPETITIVE EVENTS ATTIRE

Chapter and state advisors, parents, and chaperones are responsible for seeing that all TSA student members wear TSA competition, general session, or casual attire as occasions may require. TSA attire may be purchased online via the SHOP tab on the TSA website at www.tsaweb.org. TSA competition, general session, and casual attire are considered appropriate dress for conference activities and public appearances. Since adults (advisors, parents,and guests) serve as role models at TSA conferences and activities, they are expected to dress appropriately for all TSA occasions they attend. Students must adhere to the TSA dress code requirements as listed below.

Official Dress ·        During general sessions at the national TSA conference, student members must wear competition or general session TSA attire. Adults must dress appropriately. No flip flops, halter tops, tank tops,or shorts are permitted for anyone at general sessions.

·        When students compete in any competitive event they must wear competition attire. For Chapter Team  only , at both the middle school and high school levels, competitors also must wear a navy blue blazer with an official TSA patch; males (only) must wear the official TSA logo neck tie.

·        Students not in appropriate competition attire when they compete may be allowed to participate in an event, but they will lose twenty percent (20%) of the total possible competition points.
 

COMPETITION ATTIRE 

Shirt or blouse: official TSA shirt (royal blue)

Pants or skirt: light 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

Required for middle school or high school level Chapter Team only, but may be worn for other competitions if preferred by contestant:

Blazer: navy blue with official TSA patch

Tie: scarlet red imprinted with official TSA logo (males only) 

 

GENERAL SESSION ATTIRE

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 open-toe shoes or sandals

 

CASUAL ATTIRE

Same as general session attire, OR appropriate t-shirts, shorts, or jeans.

National TSA conference registrants must wear conference identification badges at all times.

 

    
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