FBLA Competitive Events Reference Guide

This tool will help FBLA members and advisers prepare for competitive events at the local, state, and national level. Browse by event type below. Click on the "type" to learn more about each event.

Reminder: Make sure you are using the most recent version of the guidelines to prepare for your competition. Always check with your state adviser if you have questions about participating in the events.

Click the event name for the Common Core Crosswalk.

FBLA Objective Tests, Individual

Type & DescriptionFBLA Objective Test Guidelines

Eligibility: Individual

Participants: 1

Event Career Cluster Competency Sample Practice Materials
Accounting I

Business Management & Administration 

Finance

Government & Public Administration

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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Accounting II

Business Management & Administration 

Finance 

Government & Public Administration

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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Agribusiness

Agriculture

Business Management & Administration

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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Business Calculations

Business Management & Administration

Finance

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Business Communication

Business Management & Administration

Human Services

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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Business Law

Business Management & Administration

Law & Public Safety

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Computer Problem Solving

Information Technology

S.T.E.M. 

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Cyber Security

Information Technology

S.T.E.M. 

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Economics

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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FBLA Principles & Procedures

Business Management & Administration

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Health Care Administration

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Government & Public Administration

Human Services

Information Technology

Law & Public Safety 

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Insurance & Risk Management

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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Introduction to Business

Business Management & Administration 

Finance

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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Introduction to Business Communication

Business Management & Administration

Marketing, Sales, & Service 

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Introduction to Business Procedures

Business Management & Administration 

Finance

Human Service

Information Technology

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Introduction to Financial Math

Business Management & Administration

Finance 

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Introduction to Information Technology

Information Technology 

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel      
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Networking Concepts

Arts, A/V Technology, & Communication

Information Technology

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Personal Finance

Business Management & Administration

Finance 

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FBLA Team Performance Events

Type & Description: Team Performance Events

Event Type & Description
Individual
Team
Chapter
Participants Career Cluster
LifeSmarts LifeSmarts Team Guidelines T 2

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

Virtual Business Challenge Virtual Business Challenge Team Guidelines I/T  1/2/3 

Business Management & Administration

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

FBLA Production and Objective Tests

Type & DescriptionProduction & Objective Test Guidelines

Eligibility: Individual

Event Career Cluster Competency Sample Practice Materials
Computer Applications

Business Management & Administration

Information Technology

S.T.E.M.

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Database Design & Applications

Business Management & Administration

Information Technology

S.T.E.M.

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Spreadsheet Applications

Business Management & Administration

Information Technology

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Word Processing

Business Management & Administration

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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FBLA Prejudged Reports and Presentation Events

Type & DescriptionPrejudged Report & Presentation Events Guidelines

Event
Individual
Team
Chapter
Participants Career Cluster Rating Sheets Sample Practice Materials
American Enterprise Project C 1/2/3

Business Management & Administration

Information Technology

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Business Financial Plan I/T  1/2/3

Business Management & Administration

Finance 

Human Services

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Business Plan I/T  1/2/3

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Human Service

Marketing, Sales, Service

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Community Service Project C  1/2/3

Business Management & Administration

Information Technology

S.T.E.M.

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Local Chapter Annual Business Report C  1/2/3

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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Partnership with Business Project C  1/2/3

Business Management & Administration

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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FBLA Interview Events

Type & DescriptionInterview Events Guidelines

Eligibility: Individual

Event Career Cluster Rating Sheets Sample Practice Materials
Future Business Leader

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Human Service

Marketing, Sales, & Service 

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Job Interview

Agriculture

Arts, A/V Technology, & Communication

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Government & Public Administration

Human Service

Information Technology

Law & Public Safety

Marketing, Sales, & Service

S.T.E.M.

 

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FBLA Speech Events

Type & DescriptionSpeech Events Guidelines

Eligibility: Individual

Event Career Cluster Rating Sheets Sample Practice Materials
Impromptu Speaking

Business Management & Administration

Human Services

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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Public Speaking I

Business Management & Administration

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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Public Speaking II

Business Management & Administration

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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FBLA Presentation Events with Equipment

Type & DescriptionPresentation Events with Equipment Guidelines

Event
Individual
Team
Chapter
Participants Career Cluster Rating Sheets Sample Practice Materials
Electronic Career Portfolio

Agriculture

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Government & Public Administration

Human Services

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

S.T.E.M.

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Graphic Design  I/T  1/2/3

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

Business Management & Administration

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

S.T.E.M.

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Introduction to Business Presentation I/T  1/2/3 

Business Management & Administration

Human Services

Information Technology

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Publication Design I/T  1/2/3 

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

Business Management & Administration

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

S.T.E.M.

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Social Media Campaign I/T  1/2/3 

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

S.T.E.M.

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FBLA Presentation Events without Equipment

Type & DescriptionPresentation Events without Equipment Guidelines

Event
Individual
Team
Chapter
Participants Career Cluster Rating Sheets Sample Practice Materials
Business Ethics I/T 1/2/3

Agriculture

Arts, A/V Technology, Communication

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Government & Public Administration

Human Services

Information Technology

Law & Public Safety

Marketing, Sales, & Service

S.T.E.M.

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Client Service

Business Management & Administration

Human Services

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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Emerging Business Issues I/T 1/2/3 

Business Management & Administration

Information Technology

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FBLA Role Play Team Events

Type & DescriptionRole Play Guidelines

Eligibility: Team

Participants: 2-3

Event Career Cluster Rating Sheets Competency Sample Practice Materials
Banking & Financial Systems 

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Government & Public Administration

Human Services

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Entrepreneurship

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Human Services

Marketing, Sales, & Service 

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Global Business

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Government & Public Administration

Human Service

Marketing, Sale, & Service

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Hospitality Management

Business Management & Administration

Human Service

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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Management Decision Making

Business Management & Administration 

Finance

Human Service

Law & Public Safety

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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Management Information Systems

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Human Serives

Information Technology

Law & Public Safety

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Marketing

Business Management & Administration

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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Network Design

Atrs, A/V Technology, & Communication

Information Technology 

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Sports & Entertainment Management

Business Management & Administration

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FBLA Prejudged Project and Presentation Events

Type & DescriptionPrejudged Projects & Presentation Events Guidelines

Event
Individual
Team
Chapter
Participants Career Cluster Rating Sheets Sample Practice Materials
3-D Animation I/T   1/2/3

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

Business Management & Administration

S.T.E.M.

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Computer Game and Simulation Programming I/T 1/2/3

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

Business Management & Administration

Information Technology 

S.T.E.M.

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Coding and Programming

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

Business Management & Administration

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

S.T.E.M. 

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Digital Video Production I/T  1/2/3 

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

S.T.E.M.

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E-business I/T  1/2/3 

Business Management & Administration

Finance

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

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Mobile Application Development I/T 1/2/3

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

Information Technology

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Website Design I/T 1/2/3

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

Information Technology

Marketing, Sales, & Service

S.T.E.M.

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FBLA Online Objective Test and Role Play Events

Type & Description: Objective Test and Role Play

Event Type & Description

Individual

Team

Chapter

Participants Event Categories Rating Sheets Competency Sample Practice Materials
Help Desk Help Desk Guidelines  1

Business Management & Administration

Human Services

Information Technology

S.T.E.M.

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Parliamentary Procedure Parliamentary Procedure Guidelines T 4/5 

Business Management & Administration

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