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DATES OF IMPORTANCE:
||Between Saturday, August 17 and Saturday, September 24, 2019
Consult the Workshops link for specific dates, places, and the Summer/Fall Workshop Registration Form
|Registration Incentive Deadline||OCTOBER 1, 2019 (10% off first order of curriculum and study materials for members only)|
|Regular Registration Deadline||NOVEMBER 2, 2019 (Last postmark day to receive membership forms without a $25 additional fee thereafter)|
|Final Registration Deadline||
DECEMBER 15, 2019 (DEADLINE for all memberships for the 2019-2020 school year.
(PARTICIPATION SELECTION OF EVENTS MAY BE ADDED THROUGH JANUARY 15, 2020.)
|District & Area Meets||Between Saturday, February 15 and Saturday, March 28, 2020
Consult the Districts & Areas pages for specific dates
|“AA” State Meet||April 25, 2020 at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth|
|“A” State Meet||May 2, 2020 at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth
|One-Act Play State Meet||April 3-4, 2020 at NCTC Center for the Performing Arts in Gainesville
Comments and questions may be addressed to the Executive Director.
T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST:
Eligibility: PSIA students in grades 6, 7, or 8
Date Design Due to State Office: Tuesday, January 15, 2020
Design Dimensions: 11 inches x 11 inches (10 1/2 x 10 1/2 also acceptable)
Design Color(s): Violet, yellow-gold, and/or black
Words Necessary on Design (incorporated into design, if you wish): Academic State Championship 2020
1st Place = State Gold Medal, free T-shirt, and $10 in PSIA Logo Merchandise
2nd Place = State Silver Medal, free T-shirt, and $5 in PSIA Logo Merchandise
3rd Place = State Bronze Medal and free T-shirt
Eligibility: PSIA students in grades 1 through 8
Date Video Due to State Office: Tuesday, January 15, 2020
CD or USB: Submit in mail to the State Office: PO Box 2481, Grapevine, TX 76099)
•Tell your audience (classmates, teachers, and parents) what you like most about a specific contest
•Then talk about how the contest is conducted
•Then tell about who can enter the contest
• Last, tell your audience about the materials that they will need to be successful in this contest
1st Place = State Gold Medal and $20 in PSIA Logo Merchandise
2nd Place = State Silver Medal and $10 in PSIA Logo Merchandise
3rd Place = State Bronze Medal and $5 in PSIA Logo Merchandise
All students whose videos are selected for production will receive a reward, so get those videos in! Have fun! :-) (NOTE: Parental permission is required to participate in this contest.)
• VOCABULARY CORRECTION:
#163 “mercurial” on the PSIA Vocabulary list should be defined as an adjective meaning inconstant; relating to the planet Mercury; rapid mood change.
• MUSIC MEMORY CORRECTION:
#5 “Lincolshire Posy” on the PSIA Music Memory Official List should be spelled “Lincolnshire Posy”.
• MATHEMATICS CORRECTION:
Mathematics 2 and 3 rules should indicate in all sections of the handbook and website that as many as 3 students from each grade level may compete at the District Meet, and ONE from each grade level advances to State..
• SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISERS:
ALBERTSONS / TOM THUMB / RANDALLS / SAFEWAY GOOD NEIGHBOR PROGRAM.
PSIA NON-PROFIT NUMBER FOR THE GOOD NEIGHBOR PROGRAM – 8304
The program registration form can be found at this link. All proceeds go to the PSIA Scholarship Program.
BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION.