FBLA Calendar

Note: All submission deadlines are 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) unless otherwise indicated. Subject to Change.


August 1
Online Membership Registration opens
Super Sweeps begins


September 4
Webinar—Welcome Back

September 11
Fall Stock Market Game begins

September 20
Tomorrow’s Business Leader—Fall issue copy deadline

September 21
Application Deadline: ACTE Outstanding Business Student Award


October 4

Washington D.C.: Early bird Registration deadline

October 9
Fall Stock Market Game Registration deadline

October 11
NFLC—Birmingham, Alabama: Early bird registration deadline

October 15
LifeSmarts Fall Competition begins

October 18
NFLC—Denver, Colorado: Early bird registration deadline

October 20
Membership deadline for fall publications and chapter/state membership awards at NFLCs
Super Sweeps ends

October 23
Virtual Business Finance Fall Challenge competitive event begins
Virtual Business Management Fall Challenge competitive event begins


November 1
Non-Stop November begins

November 1-2
NFLC—Washington, D.C.

November 1-30
Prematurity Awareness Month

November 9
LifeSmarts Fall Competition ends

November 8-9
NFLC—Birmingham, Alabama

November 15
American Enterprise Day
Tomorrow’s Business Leader—winter issue copy deadline

November 16
March of Dimes World Prematurity Day
Virtual Business Finance Fall Challenge competitive event ends
Virtual Business Management Fall Challenge competitive event ends

November 15-16
NFLC—Denver, Colorado


December 4-7
ACTE Convention—Anaheim, California

December 10
Non-Stop November ends

December 15
Dues deadline to receive winter publications
Fall Stock Market Game ends


January 1
Action Awareness begins

January 15
March of Dimes Grant: Application deadline

January 22
Spring Stock Market Game begins

January 28
LifeSmarts Spring Competition begins


February 1–28
National Career and Technical Education Month

February 2-8

February 2
Share your FBLA-PBL Story Day

February 3
Webinar: National Presidents’ Forum
Virtual Business Finance Spring Challenge competitive event begins
Virtual Business Management Spring Challenge competitive event begins

February 4
Each One Reach One Day

February 5
Adviser Appreciation Day/Professional Attire Day

February 6
Career Awareness Day

February 7
FBLA-PBL Spirit Day

February 8
Community Service Day

February 19
Spring Stock Market Game Registration deadline

February 21
Tomorrow’s Business Leader—spring issue copy deadline

February 22
LifeSmarts Spring Competition ends


March 1
FBLA national dues deadline eligibility date for FBLA voting delegates, and competitive events
National dues deadline to receive spring publications
Action Awareness ends
National Awards Program Committee: Application receipt deadline
FBLA Business Achievement Awards: Receipt deadline (Future, Business, and Leader Awards)
FBLA Community Service Awards: Receipt Deadline
Virtual Business Finance Spring Challenge competitive event ends
Virtual Business Management Spring Challenge competitive event ends


April 1
Membership Madness and Membership Mania: Receipt deadline
Membership Achievement Award: Receipt deadline
100 Percent Class Participation: Receipt deadline
Outstanding Chapter: Receipt deadline
Distinguished Business Leader Scholarship: Receipt deadline
Chapter/State/National Membership Recognition Awards: Receipt deadline
National Bylaws Amendment: Receipt deadline

April 7-11
NBEA Convention—Boston, Massachusetts

April 25
BAA America award: Receipt deadline
CSA Achievement award: Receipt deadline

April 30
Professional Membership National Recognition Awards: Receipt deadline


March of Dimes March for Babies: Check with your local March of Dimes Office for specific dates


May 1
FBLA Adviser Wall of Fame: Application postmark deadline

May 4
Spring Stock Market Game ends

May 10
National Leadership Conference: Intern application receipt deadline
Businessperson of the Year Nomination: Receipt deadline
Competitive Event Registration due (from state advisers) by 11:59 p.m. eastern
All prejudged materials must be received at the national center by 11:59 p.m. eastern

May 15
March of Dimes Fundraising Report: Receipt deadline
National officer candidate application: Receipt deadline
FBLA State Chapter Voting Delegates: Receipt deadline

May 17
All competitive events computer production tests must be received at the national center by 11:59 p.m. eastern
FBLA NLC and IFL: Early bird registration deadline

June/July 2019

June 7
Last day to make competitive events changes by 11:59 p.m. eastern

June 9
FBLA Local Voting Delegates: Registration deadline

June 28-29
FBLA Institute for Leaders—Salt Lake City, Utah

June 29-July 2
FBLA NLC—Salt Lake City, Utah