FBLA Competitive Events Topics

Category: Prejudged Projects & Presentation
Type: Individual or Team

Topic: Often, members’ lives have been changed because of their involvement in FBLA.  Create a 3-D animation video that describes how FBLA has impacted them for the future. Cite at least two testimonials or quotes from current or past FBLA members.

Category: Presentation with Equipment
Type: Individual or Team

Topic: You and/or your team are a part of your school’s broadcast team.  Develop and deliver a LIVE broadcast event that includes the following:
  • Teacher spotlight
  • Local community event
  • A unique story about your school; include history and/or statistics about your school

  • Category: Presentation without Equipment
    Type: Individual or Team

    Topic: Social media companies often utilize personal information and collect data from their users. Anti-trust laws are designed to protect consumers and encourage free enterprise. Have these companies become too intrusive, and do they now fall under anti-trust law considerations?

    Category: Prejudged Reports & Presentation
    Type: Individual or Team

    Topic: Create a Business Financial Plan for a new school store/school-based enterprise. You need to identify a specific objective for the store (i.e. to fund/promote a specific club, organization, program, event, or cause). The new store should be specifically targeted for your school and demographics. The Business Financial Plan should include but is not limited to equipment, inventory, facilities, and operations management.

    Category: Demonstration
    Type: Individual

    Topic: Develop an original computer program to randomly generate a five-question FBLA quiz from a database. The program must complete a minimum of the following tasks:
  • Have at least 50 questions in the database with the ability to see correct answers
  • Include at least 4 types of questions (i.e. multiple choice, T/F, fill-in-the-blank, matching, and dropdown, etc.).
  • Inform the user which questions were correctly answered
  • Calculate the total correct on the five-question quiz
  • Generate a printable report on quiz results
  • Data must be stored persistently. Storage may be in a relational database, a document-oriented NoSQL database, flat text files, flat JSON, or XML files.
  • All data entry must be validated with appropriate user notifications and error messages including the use of required fields.

  • Category: Demonstration
    Type: Individual or Team

    Topic: Create an original game designed around a puzzle concept.
  • The game should be a standalone and executable game
  • The game should contain a scoreboard
  • The game should contain a leaderboard and celebratory messages
  • The game should have a minimum of three levels
  • The game should have lives
  • The game should have an instructional display

  • Category: Prejudged Projects & Presentation
    Type: Individual or Team

    Topic: Create a video promoting your school to the community.  The video should include co-curricular, extra-curricular organizations, and points of pride.  All video content must be original. 

    Category: Demonstration
    Type: Individual or Team

    Topic: Create an E-Business website for a new school store/school-based enterprise at your school that will also do business online.  The new store should specifically address your school and demographics.  The site should include:
  • Store name and logo
  • Items for sale, including pictures and descriptions
  • Purchasing and delivery/pick up information
  • A shopping cart
  • Social media links

  • Category: Presentation with Equipment
    Type: Individual or Team

    Topic: You have been hired by your chamber of commerce to present a new sports team proposal to the city council. The informational presentation should include a name, slogan, logo, and colors. Three unique branded promotional items should be developed for the presentation.

    Category: Presentation with Equipment
    Type: Individual or Team

    Topic: Prepare a presentation discussing how social media posts will affect career opportunities, the opportunity to be accepted into a higher education institution, or how it affects one’s future in general.

    Category: Presentation with Equipment
    Type: Individual or Team

    Topic: Develop a social media strategy or campaign to increase engagement and presence for career and technical education (CTE), a school district, or a local government entity.  *No new social media account(s) should be created for the campaign without written consent from the entity.

    Category: Presentation with Equipment
    Type: Individual or Team

    Topic: Financial literacy is important for financial health in the future. Plan a social media campaign to increase an FBLA member’s knowledge of finances and the impact of personal financial literacy training.  (NOTE:  No live social media accounts should be created for this event.) Skills: Social media marketing strategy is a form of Internet marketing that utilizes social networking websites as a marketing tool. The goal is to produce content that users will share with their social networks to help a company increase brand exposure and broaden customer reach. This event provides recognition to FBLA members who can most effectively demonstrate skill in the area of social media marketing strategy.

    Category: Demonstration
    Type: Individual or Team

    Topic: Create the next NEW professional social media app (i.e. LinkedIn, Tallo, etc.).  The app must be rated for all ages.

    Category: Presentation with Equipment
    Type: Individual or Team

    Topic: Create a public service announcement for your school and community on the health risks of vaping.  All video content must be original.  NOTE: There can be no content that shows people vaping in the video. 

    Category: Presentation with Equipment
    Type: Individual or Team

    Topic: Create publications for a monthly subscription service (Apple Music, Netflix, Dollar Shave Club, Hello Fresh, etc.).  The service must be an original idea that is not currently on the market. Include different types of printable, online, or direct mailing promotional materials. Create three unique publications or promotional materials.

    Category: Presentation with Equipment
    Type: Individual or Team

    Topic: Develop long-term branding strategies to increase awareness and membership engagement for your local or state FBLA chapter using multiple social media platforms.  *No new social media account(s) should be created for the campaign without written consent from the entity.

    Category: Demonstration
    Type: Individual or Team

    Topic: Create a website for a new photographer.  The website must include:
  • Photographer name, photo, and bio
  • Portfolio (previous work)
  • Ability to book and schedule an appointment
  • Ability to view package options and pricing
  • Social media links