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2024 ARTSA
State Conference


The Vines Center

1 Four H Way,  Little Rock, AR 72223

Pre-Conference Schedule At-A-Glance

Tuesday, February 6

Portfolio & Pre-Submissions Due

11:59 pm

Tuesday, February 13

CAD- Architecture Preliminary Round

8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Wednesday, February 14

CAD- Engineering Preliminary Round

8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Thursday, February 15

Forensic Science Preliminary Test

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Friday, February 16

Technology Bowl

Preliminary Test

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Schedule At-A-Glance

Monday, March 11

Early Check In

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tuesday March 12

Check In

Opening Session

Morning Competitions

Lunch A

Lunch B

Afternoon Competitions

Voting Delegates Meeting

Awards Ceremony*

7:30 am – 8:30 am

8:30 am – 10:00 am

10:15 am – 12:30 pm

11:45 am – 12:15 pm

12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

4:30 pm – 5:15 pm

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

*Physical awards will not be mailed out after the conference. If a chapter leaves before the conclusion of the awards ceremony, their students will still be recognized and qualified for nationals, but they will not receive a physical award.


Registration Opens 12/12/23

Regular Registration Closes 1/23/24

Late Registration Closes 1/30/2024

  • Registration is $50 per person and includes lunch on 3/12.

  • Lodging is available the night of 3/11 for $45. This includes dinner on 3/11, a room and bathroom shared with up to four other people (linens and towels will be provided), and breakfast on 3/12.

  • No changes may be made (including to team members) and no registrations will be accepted after 5:00 pm on 1/30/24.

  • No refunds will be made after payment is received.

  • A late fee of $100 or $10/student, whichever is higher, will be added to the Chapter Advisor's registration if registration is submitted or changes are made after 5:00 pm on 1/23/24 (per DCTE policy).

Dress Code: Business Casual

​Dress code will be enforced at the entrance to the Opening and Closing Ceremonies as well as during competitions. Any student, advisor, or guest not adhering to dress code will be denied entrance to the ceremony/competition.

  • Dress code is business casual, which includes:

    • Slacks or business dress pants, khakis, chinos, or knee-length or longer skirts.

    • Button-down shirts, sweaters, blouses, Henley's, or polo shirts

    • Knee-length or maxi dresses

    • Optional cardigans, blazers, or sport coats

    • Closed-toed shoes such as loafers, Oxfords, boots, pumps, or flats

    • Simple, professional accessories such as scarves, belts, or jewelry

  • Please refrain from wearing the following:

    • Shorts

    • Sweatpants

    • Tank tops

    • Crop tops

    • T-shirts

    • Athletic sneakers or tennis shoes

    • Flip-flops

    • Stained or wrinkled clothing

    • Clothing with holes, such as distressed jeans

    • Clothing that is too tight or short

    • Clothing that is oversized or too loose

    • Backless or low-cut tops

    • Clothing with inappropriate logos or text

Source: “Attire Guide: Dress Codes from Casual to White Tie.” Emily Post,

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