The National Awards Program, also known as competitive events, recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. FBLA-Middle Level competitive events also prepare students for successful careers in business by providing opportunities to apply classroom concepts in a workforce-simulated competitive environment.
COMPETITIVE EVENT RESOURCES
NEW AND MODIFIED EVENTS AND PROCEDURE CHANGES FOR 2020-21
This is an overview of the competitive event changes that will take place in 2020-21.
Please note the following procedural changes that relate to all competitive events that are part of the FBLA-Middle Level National Awards Program:
- All members and advisers are responsible for reading and following competitive event guidelines.
- If competitors are late for a competitive event, there are no guarantees they will get to compete. Competitive event schedules cannot be changed.
- Competitors may be disqualified if they violate competitive event guidelines.
- Five points may be deducted for each instance of not following guidelines.
- No animals (except authorized service animals) will be allowed for use in any competitive events.
There are no new or modified FBLA-Middle Level competitive events for 2020-21.
COMPETITIVE EVENT TOPICS FOR 2020-21
- ELEVATOR SPEECH
You and the other FBLA-Middle Level members at your school are visiting city hall to learn about local government during FBLA-PBL Week. You are introduced to the Mayor, and she asks you to give her an example of a leadership skills you’ve acquired since joining FBLA-Middle Level. In a 30-second elevator speech, share with the mayor an example of a leadership skill you’ve acquired since joining FBLA-Middle Level.
- MULTIMEDIA & WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT
Design, build, and launch a website that features your FBLA-Middle Level chapter’s community service project for the 2020-21 school year. The website must include, but is not limited to the following:
- An animated theme and logo that includes music.
- A form for chapter members to complete that will allow them to sign up for activities that will take place related to the community service project.
- A video from the chairperson of your chapter’s Community Service Project Committee that explains what this year’s project is, and why it was chosen.