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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 29 and Saturday, April 5, 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, February 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, February 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.)
• SPELLING CORRECTION:
Grade 2 & 3 Spelling word listed as “elbowroom” on the PSIA Spelling List should be a compound word with a space between the two words, “elbow room”.
• 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..
• INFORMATION SKILLS CONTEST CLARIFICATION:
Only cell phones and tablets may be used in this contest. No charging units or other materials will be allowed in the contest. Electrical plugs will be off limits to contestants..
• 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.