Spring State

Get excited for some of your favorite Spring State activities like debates, thought-talks, and activism workshops. JSA will host 10 state conventions this April 23rd-25th. Want to know which students will lead your state next year? Election results will be announced at Spring State! In addition to our traditional Spring State Conventions, all attendees will be able to attend national activities such as speakers, panels, workshops, and a national debate. 

Sample Agenda

Friday 

4:30 pm - 5:20 pm  National Speaker and Opening

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm  Candidate Forums, Teacher Advisor Meeting, JSA 101

Saturday 

9:30 am- 10:00 am  State Opening Sessions

10:00 am - 10:50 am Organizational Block, Beginner Debate Workshop, Council of Chapter Presidents

Break

11:00 am - 12:00 pm  Activism Block

Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:20 pm Debates, Scenarios, Workshops

Break

2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Debates, Scenarios, Workshops

Break

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm National Activities

Dinner Break

6:00 pm - 7:20 pm Regional/Chapter Caucus

Nighttime Activities

Sunday  

9:30 am - 10:30 am  Activism Block

Break

11:00 am - 12:30 pm  Debates, Scenarios, Workshops

Lunch (1 hour)

1:30 pm - 2:50 pm  Debates, Scenarios, Workshops

Break

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm National Activities

4:30 pm Closing Session & Election Results