Dress Code

PA-TSA Regional and State Conferences Dress Code

  • Guidelines listed below are for all students and advisors.
  • Required dress code category will be listed with each event in the conference
  • I.D. Tags must be worn at all times.
  • Items never permitted:
    • Hats (any type)
    • Weapons of any type (utility knives and x-acto knives must be used under adult supervision)
    • Any tobacco products, matches, or lighters
    • Any controlled substances (alcohol or drugs)
  • Students are permitted to dress more formally than listed; dressing less formally
    than specified will result in a rules violation.
  • Failure to meet the guidelines will result in a rules violation.

Category A - Official TSA Attire

  • Blazer: navy blue with official TSA patch
  • Ties: scarlet red imprinted with official TSA logo (for males; females may opt to wear the tie but are not required to do so)
  • Shirt or blouse: white, button-up with turn down collar OR official blue TSA dress shirt/blouse
  • Pants or skirt: light gray (unacceptable: yoga pants or tights worn
    as pants)
  • Socks: black or dark blue
  • Shoes: black dress shoes, open toe or dress sandals are permitted (unacceptable: athletic shoes, flip flops, military boots, or work boots)

Category B - Professional TSA Attire

  • Collared dress shirt with tie; dress slacks (unacceptable: polo shirt, jeans,
    or shorts)
  • Dress or dress blouse; skirt or dress slacks (unacceptable: jeans or shorts, yoga pants or tights worn as pants)
  • Shoes: best possible

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
  • Sneaker or some type of shoe
  • Unacceptable: tank tops, poor taste t-shirts