FBLA-Middle Level Competitive Events

Middle and junior high school students can earn recognition and awards by competing in business and career-related academic competitions.


New and Modified Events, Topics for 2020-21

Please review the new and modified events, and the topics for the upcoming year:

Want to suggest a new or modified national competitive event? Submit your recommendations.

Qualifying for FBLA Competitive Events

At the State Leadership Conferences, students compete in events testing their business knowledge and skills. Top state winners are then eligible to compete for national awards at the National Leadership Conference each summer. States may modify the events offered at the district/region and state level. Always check your state guidelines if competing at the district/region and/or state level competition.

FBLA-Middle Level Competitive Events Guidelines

Each event is governed by specific guidelines and rating sheets. Once you choose an event, please review the guidelines closely.

View and print all guidelines for FBLA-Middle Level events.

View all FBLA-Middle Level events with rating sheets.

Competitors can choose to compete in individual events or as part of a chapter team:

  • Individual
  • Chapter

Individual events focus on leadership and career development skills, such as public speaking, presentation, and business writing. In addition, students demonstrate skill-specific competencies.

There are a number of event categories competitors can choose from:

Chapter events recognize overall achievement in managing and growing an FBLA-Middle Level chapter.

For more information on participating in FBLA-Middle Level competitive events, please contact your state adviser. You may also email education@fbla.org.