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.
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. As we get individual competitive event page updates finalized, information on this page will be updated.
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.
RATING SHEETS FOR 2020-21 (IN PROGRESS)